Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Sep 03 2003

Art Shows and Events at Concord College, Fall 2003

Athens, W.Va. Following are events, performances and art shows scheduled at Concord College for fall 2003.

AUGUST 25-SEPTEMBER 22, Arthur Butcher Gallery, Alexander Fine Arts Center.
Let a colorful story brighten your day with JoAnn Giordano. Her art is a medley of narrative and color on cloth. Giordano has an extensive background in teaching art, previously teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Art. This event is free to the public. For more information contact Steven Glazer at 1-304-384-5206.

SEPTEMBER 10, 7 p.m., Alexander Fine Arts Center Room M-105.
Born in Charleston, West Virginia, award-winning writer and speaker Mary Lou Settle has traveled around the world as an actress and model. Her historical novels, “O Beulah Land” (1956), “Prisons” (1973), and “The Killing Ground” (1982) to mention a few, are unforgettable. Settle is the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowships in 1958 and 1960, and the Academy Award in Literature in 1984 (American Academy of Arts and Literature). Her work will be on sale at the reception after the performance. This program is sponsored by the West Virginia Humanities Council and made possible by former West Virginia Governor Gaston Caperton. The event is free to the public. For more information call 1-304-384-5207.

SEPTEMBER 19, 1 p.m., Alexander Fine Arts Center Main Auditorium.
Ron Clark, Disney American Teacher of the Year for 2000 will speak about professionalism, goal setting, overcoming obstacles and his experiences in education. ABC is turning his life story into a Sunday Night Movie of the Week, and he has been featured on the Rosie O’Donnell and Oprah Winfrey shows. Ron brings charisma, energy and devotion to the education profession. The event is free to the public. For more information call 1-304-384-6019.

SEPTEMBER 22, 8 p.m., Alexander Fine Arts Center Main Auditorium.
The Hot Club of San Francisco (jazz performers) will be at Concord College celebrating the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephanie Grappelli. The ensemble has a unique 1930’s sound every music lover will enjoy, “…There aren’t enough superlatives to describe their sound…” says publication, “All About Jazz.” For reservations and ticket prices contact the box office at 1-304-384-5101.

SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 24, Arthur Butcher Gallery, Alexander Fine Arts Center.
Dawn Dickens will be expressing her views on gender issues with her “Lotion and Grease” art show. Ms. Dickens received a BFA from Georgia Southern University and currently teaches at Young Harris College in Georgia. The event is free to the public. For more information contact Steve Glazer at 1-304-384-5206.

OCTOBER 17, 6 p.m., College Center Ballroom.
Alumni banquet featuring the Concord Commanders under the direction of Andy Necessary. Enjoy the big band sounds of this group with your Concord friends and family. Reservations requested, call 1-304-384-6056.

OCTOBER 16-18, Alexander Fine Arts Center H.C. Paul Theatre.
Homecoming play “When You Comin’ Back Red Ryder?” Contact the box office for ticket prices or more information at 1-304-384-5101.

OCTOBER 27-NOVEMBER 21, Arthur Butcher Gallery, Alexander Fine Arts Center.
Scotty Peek will be presented in Concord College’s Art Gallery. Peek’s drawings of his relatives are not a sight to be missed. You can view some of his work online at www.scottypeek.net. For more information contact Steve Glazer at 1-304-384-5206.

NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 10, Arthur Butcher Gallery, Alexander Fine Arts Center.
Concord College art seniors will exhibit their best work from their classes at Concord. Don’t miss the great talent of these graduating seniors. For information contact Steve Glazer at 1-304-384-5206.

This schedule is subject to change. Please call the telephone numbers listed above to confirm the event or show you are interested in.

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Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5231 if special accommodations are required.

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