TWO CULTURAL EVENTS TO BE HELD THIS WEEK AT LINDSEY
Columbia, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College hosts two
cultural affairs events this week, ranging from the historical
figure of Kentuckian Happy Chandler to the global music of China
and the world.
On Tuesday, March 21 at
3:30pm in the Norma & Glenn Hodge Center for
Discipleship, Richard Crowe will present 'Happy on the Stump,' a
Kentucky Humanities Council event examining the individual pieces
which made former Kentucky Governor Happy Chandler productive as a
public speaker and campaigner.
On Friday, March 24 at
7pm in the W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital
Hall, 'The Orchid Ensemble: Music from China and the World' will
Director of Library Services Phil Hanna says that
the 'Happy on the Stump' program takes an interesting look at a
unique campaigning style during a time when the media operated in a
"In a world where politics has become a contest
between one set of facts and another set of facts, and between one
party's vision and another party's vision, it is refreshing to
learn about how a politician such as Happy Chandler campaigned in a
world that was not ruled by competing media factions," said
'The Orchid Ensemble: Music from China and the
World' on Friday will blend
ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond.
The ensemble has embraced a variety of musical styles to its
repertoire--ranging from the traditional and contemporary music of
China, world music, new music, and creative
Hanna said that bringing the Orchid Ensemble to
campus this year was a perfect time to do so.
"Jonathan Bernard of the Orchid Ensemble has been
working with me for several years to bring this talented group to
Lindsey Wilson College," said Hanna. "With a campus community of
diversity, our international students, their growing outreach to
the community, and an interest in the music of the world, it just
seemed right to bring them to Columbia this year."
Both events are free and open to all. If you'd like
more information contact Phil Hanna firstname.lastname@example.org or