Concord College Announces Fall 2001 Artist Lecture Series

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 03 2001

Concord College Announces Fall 2001 Artist Lecture Series

Athens, W.Va. - Dr. Timothy Mainland, chairman for the division of fine arts at Concord College, announces the following schedule of events for the fall 2001 Artist Lecture Series:

VIVA QUETZAL - Saturday, September 22, 2001, 8:00 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center. Viva Quetzal is a group that performs traditional, folkloric and pop music of South American origin, fused with rock and jazz textures and instruments. The group has played its unique repertoire at international music festivals, educational events in schools, museums, and cultural institutions and in folk, jazz, and world beat clubs all across the eastern United States.

DR. JANE SMITH – Pianist, Faculty Recital, Tuesday, October 2, 2001,
7:00 p.m., The Alexander Fine Arts Center, Room M-105.

HARVEY by Mary Chase, Thursday, October 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Friday, October 12, 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the H.C. Paul Theatre in the Alexander Fine Arts Center. Concord College Theatre opens the 2001-2002 season with this classic American comedy. This play is a particular favorite of six -foot high invisible rabbits.

PAUL LOEB, speaker and author of Soul of a Citizen, Wednesday, October 17, 1:00 p.m. in the Alexander Fine Arts Center Main Auditorium.

An investigative reporter and author, Loeb has spent twenty years researching and writing about citizen responsibility and empowerment--asking what makes some people choose lives of social commitment, while others abstain.

MOUNTAIN STAGE, Thursday, November 1, 2001, in the Main Auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

This event is becoming an annual favorite with our local audience. Come and see one of the best shows on National Public Radio.

CONCORD COLLEGE DANCE ENSEMBLE, November 8, 9, 10, 8:00 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

CLARKE BUEHLING, 19th Century American Music, Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Room M-105 of the Alexander Fine Arts Center.

TRUE WEST by Sam Shepard, December 6, 7, 8, 8:00 p.m. in the H.C. Paul Theatre, located in the Alexander Fine Arts Center. Concord College Theatre's second offering is a powerful dissection of the relationship of two brothers. This searing and intense drama is one of the best from one of our best American playwrights. Recommended for adult audiences.

The programs this fall will also include performances by The Concord College Commanders, the Collegiate Singers, the Concert Band, and the Brass and Percussion Ensembles. Watch for announcements of dates and times.

In addition to the events listed above, the Arthur Butcher Gallery in the lobby of the Alexander Fine Arts Center will be open for another season of art exhibits.

“This promises to be an exciting season,” stated Dr. Mainland. “Prices for the events are very reasonable and we invite the general public to take advantage of the entertainment on campus this semester.”

Ticket prices are as follows: adults, $5.00; senior citizens, $4.00; non-Concord College students, $2.00.

For ticket information or to make reservations, call the Concord College theatre box office at 1-304-384-5101.


Concord College Notes: The Communication Arts Department produces the college’s student newspaper, radio programming and television programming. The department also produces theatrical and musical productions. It is organized similar to today’s modern corporation with the students completing projects under both student and faculty supervision. This gives students real-world experience that focuses on accountability and responsibility.

Jessica Shifflett, an intern in the marketing/public relations department, wrote this press release. Her hometown is Oak Hill, W.Va. She is majoring in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Her anticipated graduation date is August 2001.