Cultural Affairs Series Offers World-Class Performers, Global Theme
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 [11:11 PM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The 2009-10 Lindsey
Wilson College Cultural Affairs Series offers a heavy does of music
from around the world and the exploration of theological
The series offers 16 events over an eight-month period on
subjects ranging from the Gospels and author Dan Brown to a
performance on the pipa, the Chinese lute. The subjects explored in
the performances are not only global in theme but also feature
world-class performers, according to Lindsey Wilson Director of Library Services Phil Hanna,
Cultural Affairs Series chair.
"Lindsey Wilson is pleased to offer a variety of world-class
performers and speakers in this year's Cultural Affairs Series,"
Hanna said. "Many of these performers travel the world and have
performed all over the globe. It is a privilege that they will be
on our campus to perform, entertain and enlighten us.
"We are pleased we can continue to provide all of the events
free and open to the public as part of Lindsey Wilson's commitment
to making educational and cultural-enrichment opportunities
available to residents of the region."
Author and adventurer Tori Murden McClure will kick off the
series locally with a Sept. 1 talk on "A Pearl in the Storm: How I
Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean." McClure's talk will be
at 7 p.m. CT in the Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship. A
reception and signing of McClure's book by the same title will
Here is the lineup for the rest of the season:
7 p.m. CT Sept. 22, Hodge Center - "The Gospel
Code and the Dan Brown Series," a talk by Ben Witherington, Bible
scholar and author at Asbury (Ky.) Theological Seminary.
7 p.m. CT Oct. 6, Hodge Center - "Clarence
Jordan and the God Movement," by Al Staggs, minister and actor.
7 p.m. CT Oct. 23, W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital
Hall - "The Virtuoso Horn Duo and Friends American Tour
2009," by the Virtuoso Horn Duo of Luxembourg.
7 p.m. CT Oct. 29, Slider Recital Hall - "New
Fiction: A Reading," by Gurney Norman, Kentucky Poet laureate
and author. Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council.
7 p.m. CT Nov. 2, Columbia Baptist Church, 201
Greensburg St. - "The Poets Sing: Musical Settings
of Distinguished Poems," by the Lindsey Wilson College Choral
7 p.m. CT Nov.13, Slider Recital Hall -
"An Evening of Elegant Chamber Music," by the Merling Trio of
7 p.m. CT Nov. 20, Slider Recital Hall - "An
Evening of Vocal Music," by mezzo soprano Laura C. Atkinson of New
2:30 p.m.CT Dec. 2, Location TBA -
"Scriptures and Songs of Christmas," Lindsey Wilson College Chapel
7 p.m. CT Jan. 26, Slider Recital Hall -
"Music by Bach, Mozart, Ravel & A Special 200th Birthday
Celebration for Chopin," by pianist Andrea Anderson of Los
7 p.m. CT Feb. 17, Slider Recital Hall -
"Performance on the Pipa (Chinese Lute)," by Ming Ke.
7 p.m. CT Feb. 23, Slider Recital Hall
- "Lift Evr'y Voice and Sing," by Daryl Harris of Northern
Kentucky University. Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities
7 p.m. CT March 23, Columbia Baptist Church, 201
Greensburg St. - "Spring Tour Concert," by the Lindsey
Wilson College Singers
7 p.m. CT March 26, Slider Recital Hall -
"Acoustic Gypsy Jazz & A Mix of Latin, Celtic and Other
Original Music," by Stirfry of Frankfort, Ky.
7 p.m. CT March 29, Slider Recital Hall -
"The Green River Connection," by pianist Bob Reynolds and violin
Heidy Ximenes of Campbellsville, Ky.
7 p.m. CT April 25, Location TBA - "Spring
Concert," by pianist Robert Reynolds of Campbellsville, Ky.,
Lindsey Wilson College Choral Ensembles and the Louisville
For more information about the 2009-10 Lindsey Wilson
College Cultural Affairs Series, contact Cultural Affairs Chair
Phil Hanna at email@example.com or (270) 384-8250.