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April 2015

Exhibit: Senior Projects

Apr 21

Time: April 21 - May 8
Venue: Art Galleries

Opening Reception and Celebration: April 21, 7 – 8 p.m. Exhibition Dates: April 21 – May 8 Every Alleghenian completes a Senior Project — a significant piece of original research or creative work — in his or her major field. Studio Art and Art & Technology majors create a body of artwork around a central idea or theme and then present their work professionally in the galleries. image © Nicholena Moon ’12

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Playshop Theatre: “A Dream Play”

Apr 23

Time: April 23 - 26
Venue: Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre

Agnes is dreaming: trapped in a whimsical world of illogic, lovelessness, loss and terror, she alone must bear humanity’s unhappiness. Should she keep sleeping and re-live the nightmare? Or wake to face the real world that produced it? With her signature wit and incisive relevance, Caryl Churchill re-imagines August Strindberg’s 1901 surrealist experiment as a modern meditation on living with conscience in a suffering world. Katie McGerr directs. Ticket information can be found on the Playshop Theatre website.

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One Weekend, Three Concerts

Apr 24

Time: April 24 @ 7:30 pm - April 26 @ 4:30 pm

Three free concerts will showcase the talents of students, faculty and other members of the Meadville community. Student chamber ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24 in Ford Chapel. The Civic Symphony will perform at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 in Shafer Auditorium. And the Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will perform at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 in Shafer Auditorium.

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Spring Concert by the Percussion Ensemble

Apr 27

Time: April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Stage of Shafer Auditorium

The Percussion Ensemble’s repertoire includes blues, body percussion, classical, avant garde, African chant and contemporary. Performance compositions include “Overture for Percussion Ensemble,” “Blues by Five (Ten),” “Toccata Without Instruments,” “Call of the Drums,” “Ostinato Pianissimo,” “Peter Gunn,” “Rondo ala Turk,” “A La Samba” and “Who Let That Snare Drummer In?” Audience seating will be on the stage of Shafer Auditorium. The Percussion Ensemble features 10 student performers from the Music Department at Allegheny College. Stephen F. Corsi will conduct.

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May 2015

Commencement in the College’s Bicentennial Year

May 9

Time: May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Bentley Lawn (rain location: Wise Center)

President Mullen, the faculty, and staff of Allegheny College cordially invite you to attend a weekend steeped in tradition: Commencement 2015 in the 200th year of the College. In addition to the Baccalaureate ceremony on Friday and the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, many events are planned for graduates and their families. More information about Commencement, including a schedule of events, can be found at http://sites.allegheny.edu/commencement/. Congratulations to the College’s Bicentennial Class!

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