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February

Saturday, February 1st
9:00am

Third District Music Education Association

  • Location: FAC 350 and 319
  • Time: 9:00am

For Additional information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Adam 745. 2307 or jennifer.adam@wku.edu

Sunday, February 2nd
3:00pm

Zachary Lopes Faculty Piano Recital

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm

Admission is Free

For additional information, please call 745.3751

Tuesday, February 4th
7:30pm

2013-2014 Cultural Enhancement Series - Abigail Washburn & The Wu Force

  • Location: Van Meter Auditorium
  • Time: 7:30pm

The 2013-2014 Cultural Enhancement Series brings you Abigail Washburn & The Wu Force. Building doors open at 6:30 p.m. and auditorium doors open at 6:45 p.m. for seating. Admission is free for everyone. Seating is first-come, first-served. This is a swipeable event.

Thursday, February 6th
7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series: In the Mood for Love

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

The Essential Cinema Series Presents:

In the Mood for Love

7:00 p.m. in Mass Media Technology Hall Auditorium

All students and faculty are welcome to attend.

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Essential Cinema presents: "In the Mood for Love"

  • Location: MMTH auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

This Thursday at 7 PM, the Essential Cinema Screening Series presents Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for Love. Wong’s lyrical tale of unrequited love in 1960s Hong Kong stars Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung. The film was nominated for the Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000 and appears on many critics’ top 10 lists the world over.

7 PM in Mass Media Auditorium

Each film begins with a brief introduction and concludes with a discussion.

All students and faculty are welcome. Admission is FREE.

 This will be a swipeable event.

Friday, February 7th
4:30pm

Submission Deadline: Goldenrod Poetry Contest

  • Location: English office (Cherry Hall 135)
  • Time: 4:30pm
 
The annual Goldenrod Poetry Festival will be held this year on February 18th with visiting poet Matt HartBeginning on January 27th, we will be accepting poem entries for the contest.  Official rules and coversheets will be available in the English office starting January 6th.
 
Because of the time constraints this semester, we will stop accepting entries on February 7th, so make sure that you are working on your poems over break so that you can turn them in when we are back for the spring semester.
Monday, February 10th
7:00pm

GWS Film Series: Secrets & Lies

  • Location: Mass Media Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

Winner of the Palm D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, SECRETS & LIES (1996) is a British drama written and directed by Mike Leigh. The film stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste (who won the best actress award at Cannes) as Hortense, a well-educated black optometrist who was adopted at birth and is searching for her birth-mother now that she is a successful adult. Hortense is both confused and surprised when she discovers her birth mother, Cynthia (played by Brenda Blethyn), is a working-class white woman with a dysfunctional family who denies Hortense is her biological daughter.

Tuesday, February 11th
6:00pm

Tom Hunley launches SCOTCH TAPE WORLD: Reading at Warren County Public Library

  • Location: Warren County Public Library
  • Time: 6:00pm

Dr. Tom Hunley launches his new book of poetry, SCOTCH TAPE WORLD, with a reading at Warren Co. Public Library.

Contact Dr. Tom Hunley for more information.


Thursday, February 13th
All Day

SKyPAC Spring Season

  • Location: Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
  • Time: All Day
KENTUCKY STAGE(S)
2013-2014 SKyPAC SEASON
 
 
WORKING: A MUSICAL
based on the book by Studs Terkel
    February 13-23
 
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Oscar Wilde
March 27-April 6
   
LA BETE
by David Hirson
May 1-11
 
 
WORKING: A MUSICAL
 
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso 
with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg 
Songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor 
From the book by Studs Terkel
 
Based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with American Workers, WORKING paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the phone operator, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, and the housewife, just to name a few.
 
This new version of WORKING is a musical exploration of 26 people from all walks of life, played by six multi-talented actors. While most of the professions have been updated from its original 1976 version, the strength of the show is in the core truths that transcend specific professions; the key is how people’s relationships to their work ultimately reveal key aspects of their humanity, regardless of the trappings of the job itself. The show, still set in contemporary America, contains timeless truths. This new version of WORKING allows the audience to get a rare glimpse of the actors and technicians working to put on a show. This raw adaptation only enhances the realistic and relatable nature of the subject matter. WORKING is one of the most accessible, relevant and substantive musicals ever created. This newly, revised version includes updated lyrics, a streamlined book and two new songs by In the Heights’ Tony Award-winning creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, and James Taylor.
 
February 13-23, 2014
 
 
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Oscar Wilde
 
Here is Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions of countless productions since its first performance on London’s St James’ Theatre in 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillation epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation.
 
Considered one of the funniest plays in the English Language, Oscar Wilde’s “Trivial Comedy for Serious People” skewers social customs and our obsession with keeping up appearances and social status making it no less relevant today than it was in Victorian times. From the play’s effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff’s London Flat to its hilarious denouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing’s country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a fresh twist of plot moment to moment.
 
Two young men looking for escape from social obligations, Jack and Algernon pretend to be something that they are not. Things start to go awry when they both practice their deceptions at Cecily’s country house at the same time and the two young ladies fear themselves rivals for the hand of one man. And then there is the formidable and unforgettable Lady Bracknell… played here by regional favorite Craig Taylor in an eye-popping pop-art inspired (although still very much Victorian) production designed and directed by Artistic Director Ken Neil Hailey
 
What could possibly go wrong?
 
March 27-April 6, 2014
 
Directed and Designed by Ken Neil Hailey
 
 
LA BÊTE
by David Hirson
 
Elomire, high-minded head of the Royal theatre troupe, is incensed. His patron, the Princess, has decreed that the Court ensemble admit a new actor – the scandalously boorish street entertainer, Valare. With Elomire’s pride and the troupe’s livelihood on the line, the company is duty-bound not only to accept the outrageous troubadour, but to perform one of his ludicrous plays, an event that has dramatic consequences for them all.
 
The play is set in France in 1654, and revolves around an upheaval in a famous acting troupe. Elomire, high-minded head of the Royal theatre troupe, is incensed because the Princess Conti, the troupe's patron, is forcing a street performer, he scandalously boorish street entertainer, Valare, upon them. Elomire finds Valere and his work to be revolting and base, while Bejart, the troupe's second in command, is worried about offending the Prince, and, thereby, losing their patron. Valere is a terrible boor, who loves nothing more than the sound of his own voice, which he amply demonstrates at his first entrance. Elomire can barely withhold his contempt, but Valere is completely unaware of the barbs tossed his way. The Prince arrives, anxious to see how Elomire and Valere are getting along, having high hopes for their union. The Prince feels Elomire's work has grown stagnant and that the troupe needs new blood. With Elomire’s pride and the troupe’s livelihood on the line, the company is duty-bound not only to accept the outrageous troubadour, but to perform one of his ludicrous plays, an event that has dramatic consequences for them all.
 
Written in a blaze of rhyming couplets, La Bête is an exuberant, wildly distinctive comedy that encompasses timeless concerns about life and art. It received numerous honors for two Broadway productions and an Olivier-winning turn in London.
 
“A gutsy, genuinely original writer who revels in extremes of intellectual virtuosity and pop culture savvy.”    -Newsday
 
May 1-11, 2014
 
See you at the theatre!
Friday, February 14th
6:00pm

The Annual Symphony Soiree

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center Ballroom
  • Time: 6:00pm

Featuring the band Match Daddy

Black tie optional

Featuring a sampling of Parties of Note

Dinner, Dance, Auction to benefit The Symphony

For ticket information please call 745.7681 or www.TheSymphonyatWKU.org

7:30pm

Chamber Music with Ching-Yi Lin and Friends

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm
Saturday, February 15th
5:00pm

Hannah Buckley, Sr Recital

  • Location: Recital Hall
  • Time: 5:00pm

FREE

Contact 745.3751

All Day

Submission deadline: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

  • Location: University Press of North Georgia
  • Time: All Day

Click here for submission guidelines or to submit

Authors and mentors must sign and mail our Author Agreement and Faculty Mentor Approval form within two weeks of manuscript submission. Manuscripts and works without an author agreement form will not be reviewed.

Please mail this form to us at:       

University Press of North Georgia
University of North Georgia
P.O. Box 5032
Dahlonega, GA 30597

Papers and Pubs is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of undergraduate research and creative works published by the University Press of North Georgia and supported by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at University of North Georgia.

Papers and Pubs promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice.

Sunday, February 16th
3:00pm

"To dwell within Night & Day"

  • Location: Recital Hall
  • Time: 3:00pm

FREE

 

German Masters of Lieder, Liza Kelly and Sylvia Kersenbaum

For additional information please call 745. 3751

Monday, February 17th
7:30pm

Guest Artist, Sophia Wang, piano

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Free concert  ~ this was rescheduled from Feb. 12 ~

For more information, please call 745.3751

Tuesday, February 18th
All Day

Goldenrod Poetry Festival with visiting poet Matt Hart

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: All Day
The annual Goldenrod Poetry Festival will be held this year on February 18th with visiting poet Matt HartBeginning on January 27th, we will be accepting poem entries for the contest.  Official rules and coversheets will be available in the English office starting January 6th.
 
Because of the time constraints this semester, we will stop accepting entries on February 7th, so make sure that you are working on your poems over break so that you can turn them in when we are back for the spring semester.
Thursday, February 20th
4:30pm - 7:30pm

Text Talk: WKU Writing Project New Teacher Workshop

  • Location: TC Cherry Elementary
  • Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Sponsored by WKU Writing Project, Kentucky Reading Project

and WKU Department of Education

This exciting workshop, 3 hours professional development credit, and the meal are all free of charge. Space limitations allow us to accept only the first 40 who register, so please don't delay.

Who Should Attend?

  • Student teachers and mentors
  • Intern teachers and mentors
  • Teachers with 3 or fewer years experience teaching in Kentucky
  • Anyone who would like to have an enjoyable evening learning from other professional teaching colleagues

P.D. certificates will be given to all attendees.

Registration Information:

Register online HERE

Register by phone at (270) 745-6587

Questions?

Call (270) 745-6587

Email writing.project@wku.edu

7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series: Casablanca

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm

Essential Cinema Series Presents:

Casablanca

7:00 p.m.

Mass Media Technology Hall Auditorium

All students and faculty are welcome to join.

Friday, February 21st
6:30pm

WKU Libraries Presents: Whale Rider

  • Location: Faculty House
  • Time: 6:30pm

WKU Libraries Presents:

Faraway Flix

Whale Rider (New Zealand)

6:30 p.m. Faculty House

All students and faculty are welcome to join.

7:30pm

2013-2014 Cultural Enhancement Series - Dr. Cornel West

  • Location: Van Meter Auditorium
  • Time: 7:30pm

The 2013-2014 Cultural Enhancement Series brings you Dr. Cornel West. Building doors open at 6:30 p.m. and auditorium doors open at 6:45 p.m. for seating. Admission is free for everyone. Seating is first-come, first-served. This is a swipeable event.

Monday, February 24th
3:30pm

Nick Curry, Guest Artist Masterclass & Lecture (Cello)

  • Location: FAC Recital Hall
  • Time: 3:30pm

For additional information - please contact Sarah Berry 745.5146

Thursday, February 27th
7:30pm - 9:30pm

John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series - Peter Essick

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The School of Journalism & Broadcasting invites you and your students to take a few moments of time to stop by the MMTH Atrium and adjacent Gallery space to witness an amazing photographic exhibit of the work of Peter Essick, an environmental photographer who has produced more than 40 feature essays for National Geographic.

This two-part show explores our world's environment and causes the viewer to think about how mankind must work with our environment, not against it, if we are to survive over time.

The Atrium is host to a 24-print exhibit called "Our Beautiful, Fragile World" and in the Gallery space hosts a tribute Essick did to the work of Ansel Adams.

Essick will take part in a reception on Thursday, February 27 at 6:30 pm in the MMTH Atrium and will lecture at 7:30 in the MMTH Auditorium followed by a book signing as part of the John B. Gaines Family Lecture Series.

The gallery is open Sunday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Monday – Wednesday, 9:00 am thru 9:00 pm; Thursday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and closed on Saturday. Parking is free after 4:30 pm on the Chestnut St. lot. Images will be on display thru March 21.

Peter Essic Bio:

Recently named one of the 40 most influential nature photographers in the world by Outdoor Photography Magazine, Peter Essick has traveled extensively over the last two decades photographing spectacular natural areas from around the world.

He is a working photojournalist, but his photographs move beyond mere documentation revealing in careful compositions the spiritual and emotional aspects of nature. The unique and sometimes surprisingly similar forms and color of divergent pristine lands provide the raw material for Essick’s art.

As a counterpoint, Essick has also photographed many environmental issues, portraying both the human impact of development as well as the enduring power of the land.

Essick has been a frequent contributor to National Geographic Magazine for 25 years. At the Geographic he has produced 40 feature articles on many different topics. Some of his favorite and most rewarding stories have been on Inner Japan, the American wilderness, the carbon cycle, global warming, and global freshwater. Recent stories include a June, 2010 cover story on Greenland, a story on the Ansel Adams Wilderness in October, 2011, and a story titled Fertilizing the World in May, 2013.

He has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri. He lives in Stone Mountain, GA with his wife, Jackie and son, Jalen.

Friday, February 28th
3:00pm

English Department Meeting

  • Location: Cherry Hall 103
  • Time: 3:00pm
8:00pm

"Curtains" Musical

  • Location: Van Meter
  • Time: 8:00pm

General Admission $18 Students $15

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Curtains

  • Location: Van Meter Auditorium
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959.  Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical.  When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast & crew are suspects.  Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan!

Adults $18 / Students $15


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