Earlham College Events The latest events from Earlham College in Richmond, IN Copyright 2015, Earlham College http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/ Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Leeds Gallery: "What is This Feeling" ( Mon, Jan 12, 2015 – Fri, Feb 6, 2015 ) Located in Runyan Center; free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31806&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31806&r=14437 Joe Wilkins: Creative Nonfiction Reading ( Tue, Jan 27, 2015 ) Joe Wilkins, winner of the GLCA New Writer’s Award for Nonfiction, reads from his memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing up on the Big Dry. The book explores the life of boys and men in a drought-afflicted region of Eastern Montana. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31364&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31364&r=14437 Convocation: “Chris Stedman” ( Wed, Jan 28, 2015 ) Earlham begins the spring semester with fervent energy welcoming interfaith activist and author Chris Stedman. Stedman, Executive Director of the Yale Humanist Community, atheist columnist for Religion News Service, and a former Harvard University chaplain. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31370&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31370&r=14437 Latin Jazz Concert with Trés featuring Michael Spiro, Pavel Polanco-Safadit and Jeremy Allen ( Wed, Feb 4, 2015 ) Trés brings their brand of Latin Jazz to Earlham College. Performers include world-renowned conga player Michael Spiro, pianist Pavel Polanco-Safadit and bassist Jeremy Allen. The event also includes a pre-concert Latin percussion workshop with Spiro starting at 4:30pm. The events are a great opportunity to learn more about Latin percussion and Latin Jazz. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=32335&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=32335&r=14437 Leeds Gallery: "Solo Exhibition" ( Mon, Feb 9, 2015 – Fri, Mar 6, 2015 ) Located in Runyan Center; free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31808&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31808&r=14437 Convocation: “Michelle Alexander” ( Wed, Feb 11, 2015 ) Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar who currently holds joint appointments at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University. Author of the New York Times Best Seller, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, is the subject of todays lecture which deals with race-related social, political, and legal phenomena impacting contemporary African American life in the United States. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31379&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31379&r=14437 Artist and Lecture Series Presents: “In the Heat of the Night" ( Sun, Feb 15, 2015 ) The L.A. Theatre Works brings to life the classic 1965 novel by John Ball, which is also a 1967 film starring Sidney Poitier. The story’s main character is African-American detective Virgil Tibbs who struggles through the bigotry and racism of small town America during the Civil Right Movement. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31381&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31381&r=14437 Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference: "John Lee" ( Sat, Feb 21, 2015 ) John Lee, Director of Operations and Programs with Outward Bound Omaha is a prominent leader in experiential education. As the keynote speaker at this year’s Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference Lee addresses experiential education with an emphasis on place-based learning. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31382&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31382&r=14437 Artist and Lecture Series Presents: “Climbing PoeTree" ( Fri, Feb 27, 2015 ) Climbing PoeTree is the combined force of Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman. At the forefront of the social and environmental justice movement, for the last decade the internationally touring duo has been sharpening their art as a tool for popular education, community organizing, and personal transformation. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31383&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31383&r=14437 Convocation: “Andrea Seabrook” ( Wed, Mar 4, 2015 ) As a long-time Congressional Correspondent for NPR, Andrea Seabrook ’96 is revered for her work on All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and Talk of the Nation. After leaving NPR in 2012, Seabrook founded DecodeDC; a Scripps News broadcast aiming “to help Americans understand how crucial political issues affect everyday life… (by being)… a reliable, honest and entertaining source of insight and explanation of Washington, D.C.'s people, culture, policies and politics.” http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31384&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31384&r=14437 Wellness Fair ( Thu, Mar 5, 2015 ) Supporting Earlham’s wellness model of “Mind, Body, Spirit and Community,” exhibitors from Richmond and Wayne County offer their services. Services include free health screening for bone density, blood pressure, fasting and no-fasting blood glucose, cholesterol and testing flexibility and grip strength. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31386&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31386&r=14437 Artist and Lecture Series Presents: “Ben Sollee" ( Fri, Mar 6, 2015 ) Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee likes to keep moving. Seeking a deeper connection to communities on the road, Ben first packed his touring life onto his bicycle in 2009; since then he has ridden over 4,000 miles from show to show. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31387&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31387&r=14437 Genesis Benefit Concert ( Sat, Mar 7, 2015 ) Women's Chorus presents an evening of entertainment for a cause. Join us in raising funds and awareness for the Genesis Women's Shelter. Enjoy acts from talented Earlham students - you might see juggling, acro-yoga or modern dance. A family-friendly event. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31388&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31388&r=14437 Brain Explorers! ( Sun, Mar 8, 2015 ) We all know that we think with our brains, but how do brains work? The Joseph Moore Museum, hosts a day long event of brain teasing, interactive student exhibits designed for you to explore your brain. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31392&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31392&r=14437 Leeds Gallery: "Work in Progress" ( Sun, Mar 22, 2015 – Fri, Mar 27, 2015 ) The exhibit highlights the artwork of current Earlham Art students. Located in Runyan Center; free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31809&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31809&r=14437 Artist and Lecture Series Presents: “QuinTango" ( Fri, Mar 27, 2015 ) QuinTango, a chamber quintet (two violins, bass, cello and piano) based in Northern Virginia, invites patrons to the music of Tango by engaging audiences in their sizzling, mind-opening fusion of traditional South American Tango repertoire and classical chamber music style. Passionately directed by Joan Singer ’64, QuinTango aims to have audiences discover a newly found love for Tango and understand the heart and history of the art form. The performance also includes current Earlham students and faculty in a Tango Dance Performance. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31393&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31393&r=14437 Theatre Department Presents: William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" ( Fri, Apr 3, 2015 ) “If music be the food of love play on…” Separated from her twin by a violent shipwreck, a young noblewoman is cast ashore to begin life anew in a world where the old rules no longer apply. Romantic delusions, music, mistaken identities, pranks and alcohol complicate the search for love in this gender bending comedy. The madness of love and loss thrust young and old alike into new explorations of identity as it becomes evident that love has a wisdom all its own. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31746&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31746&r=14437 Gospel Festival 2015 ( Sun, Apr 5, 2015 ) Join Earlham’s largest and most multicultural group at their end-of-the-semester concert. Performing high-energy soulful gospel tunes on a Sunday evening, the concert features many guest artists and is a great way to end the weekend. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31748&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31748&r=14437 Leeds Gallery: "2015 Senior Exhibition" ( Sun, Apr 5, 2015 – Sat, May 9, 2015 ) The exhibit highlights the artwork of current Earlham Senior Art students. Located in Runyan Center; free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31812&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31812&r=14437 Awards Convocation: Honoring Student Accomplishments ( Wed, Apr 8, 2015 ) Join us as we honor the many accomplishments of Earlham College students. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31749&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31749&r=14437 Spring Chamber Music Concert ( Sun, Apr 12, 2015 ) Lingle Recital Hall, Center for the Visual and Performing Arts Chamber groups present a delightful recital featuring such groups as the string quartet, woodwind quintet and flute choir. Our best student solo instrumentalists are also be featured. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31750&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31750&r=14437 DRUMaddix: An Evening of Percussion ( Sun, Apr 12, 2015 ) Annually the Hand Drum Ensemble and Rhythm Project join forces with area intermediate and high school percussion programs for an entertaining and family friendly percussive performance. One never knows what common household item may become a featured DRUMaddix percussive instrument. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31777&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31777&r=14437 6th Annual Research Conference ( Mon, Apr 13, 2015 ) Earlham hosts its Sixth Annual Research Conference. Students from multiple disciplines across the college are presenting their research and scholarly projects. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the breadth of research happening across the campus. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31779&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31779&r=14437 Gamelan Concert ( Fri, Apr 17, 2015 ) Javanese Gamelan Ensemble presents a concert of traditional and modern gamelan music and dance led by master musician Heri Purwanto, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. Included in the concert is Leny Tri Astuti, an accomplished dancer from East Java, and students enrolled in the Javanese dance class. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31780&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31780&r=14437 Spring Symphony Orchestra Concert ( Sat, Apr 18, 2015 ) The Earlham Symphony Orchestra presents its annual spring concert featuring major symphonic pieces and scores from classic Hollywood films. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31781&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31781&r=14437 JazzCussion Spring Concert ( Sun, Apr 19, 2015 ) Jazz and Percussion groups of Earlham join forces for an exciting concert of high-energy music. Performing jazz and pop standards to dramatic novelty percussion pieces, the concert is intended for an audience of all ages. Remember, jazz plus percussion equals JazzCussion. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31782&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31782&r=14437 Convocation: “Mission IMPROVable” ( Wed, Apr 22, 2015 ) Mission IMPROVable is a four-man team that performs a unique style of short form improvisation. Earning the award Entertainers of the Year in 2013, the group is one of the top-ranked traveling comedy companies in the country. During the show, performers pretend to be secret comedy agents employing the audience as co-agents who participate in the hilarious “missions” by yelling out suggestions. The on-the-spot randomness makes each mission truly unique and hysterical. Join us on this laugh roller coaster of a performance. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31783&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31783&r=14437 Spring Choral Concert: Handel's "Messiah" ( Sat, Apr 25, 2015 ) Handel's Messiah is a choral classic that brings us the famous "Hallelujah Chorus," as well as "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and "Rejoice, Greatly." Performed with chamber ensemble, soloists and full chorus in the intimate setting of Lingle Recital Hall, celebrate the Easter season and come experience the work in its entirety. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31784&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31784&r=14437 Earlham Commencement Ceremonies with Parking Information ( Sat, May 9, 2015 ) http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31785&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31785&r=14437 Leeds Gallery: May Term "Swords in the Plowshares: Art Transforming Violence" ( Mon, May 18, 2015 – Wed, Jun 10, 2015 ) The exhibit highlights the artwork of current Earlham May Term Art students. Located in Runyan Center; free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31813&r=14437 http://www.earlham.edu/news/events/calendar/?id=31813&r=14437