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November 2016

Harper to Speak About Diversity (IDEAS Lecture Series)

Nov 3

Time: November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Quigley Hall Auditorium

JoAnna Harper will speak about diversity as part of Allegheny’s ongoing IDEAS Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Quigley Hall. The event, hosted by the college’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access & Social Justice (IDEAS) Center, is free and open to the public. Harper is a teacher with a focus on Buddhism and Vipassana meditation. She teaches adult and teen weeklong silent retreats, daylong and weekly classes, and works with both at-risk and non-at…

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Yuval Ron Ensemble public performance: “The Mystical Music of the Middle East”

Nov 5

Time: November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Shafer Auditorium

Formed in 1999, The Yuval Ron Ensemble endeavors to alleviate national, racial, religious and cultural divides by uniting the music and dance of the people of the Middle East into a unique mystical, spiritual and inspiring musical celebration. The ensemble includes Jewish, Christian and Muslim artists who have been actively involved in creating musical bridges between people of various faiths and ethnic groups worldwide. This program, the Mystical Music of the Middle East, features songs of Sufi origin from Turkey,…

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Allegheny College Jazz Band Fall Concert

Nov 13

Time: November 13 @ 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Venue: Campus Center Lobby

The Allegheny College Jazz Band will perform their annual autumn concert at 3:15 PM on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the lobby of the college’s Campus Center. The concert is free and open to the public. The Jazz Band’s performance repertoire will include “Fantasy, “Afro-Blue,” “What a Wonderful World,” “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Traces,” “Tuxedo Junction,” “Summertime,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing),” “Almost Like Being in Love,” “A String of Pearls,”…

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Angela Palm, Author (Single Voice Series)

Nov 17

Time: November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Angela Palm, the author of “Riverine: A Memoir From Anywhere But Here,” will read from her work as part of Allegheny College’s Single Voice Reading Series at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The event, part of the Single Voice Reading Series, is free of charge and open to the public. Palm’s memoir earned the 2014 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize. She also has edited the anthology of Vermont-sourced works, “Please Do Not…

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A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration

Nov 17

Time: November 17 @ 8:00 pm - November 20 @ 2:30 pm
Venue: Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre

The Playshop Theatre presents “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration,” Nov. 17-20 in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre. Written by Paula Vogel and directed by Beth Watkins, “A Civil War Christmas” is set on Christmas Eve, 1864, along the icy, war-ravaged Potomac near Washington, D.C.  Union and Confederate troops are hunkered down by the river, Abraham Lincoln strategizes for peace while his wife Mary visits the wounded, and former slaves are migrating north in search of freedom.  Pulitzer…

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