Five Goshen College students will present speeches during the 2015 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The annual event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Umble Center and is free and open to the public.
Brian Wiebe, director of Horizon Education Alliance (HEA), a non-profit organization created by Elkhart County education and business leaders, will share about how lives are being changed in Elkhart Country through world-class learning opportunities during the Afternoon Sabbatical series on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
The Goshen College Theater Department will perform three plays during the Winter One Acts – “Reality TV Island,” “Miniature Migrants” and “Confianza” – on Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in Goshen College’s Umble Center.
J Sider, a Goshen College alumnus and CEO of BandPage, will present insights on starting a new business during Goshen College’s “Lunch and Launch (Your Business)” networking event on Feb. 27. The luncheon, hosted by the college’s Graduate and Adult Programs, will take place in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
The Real Group, one of the leading forces in a cappella music today, will perform a special concert sponsored by the Goshen College Performing Arts Series on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Husband and wife piano duo Luke and Mary Rose Norell will present a concert of music for two pianos in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Saturday, Feb. 14. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is part of the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host a sunset hike and Valentine’s Day dinner on Saturday, Feb. 14, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Farmstead Site. Bring a loved one and enjoy the chance to recover the peace, wildness and mystery of a winter evening.
Audiences can gear up for the Chinese New Year as The Peking Acrobats bring bold gymnastic maneuvers to center stage with Goshen College’s Performing Arts Series on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
February 2015 events at Goshen College include a performance by the Peking Acrobats, the student-directed Winter One Acts, the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest and the 55th Annual Concerto-Aria Concert.
Charles Castleman, professor of violin at The Eastman School of Music and Miami (Florida) University, will present a visiting artist recital on Friday, Feb. 6 in Rieth Recital Hall, in the Goshen College Music Center. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m.