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April events at Linfield College

Linfield CollegeUpcoming events at Linfield College for April 2013.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

MUSIC CAREER TIPS: Jill Timmons, Linfield College professor emerita of music, will share insights on crafting a successful music career Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield. She will discuss her new book, “The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan.” The reading is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Linfield Music Department and Nicholson Library. For more information, call 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

CROW’S SHADOW ARTIST TALK: Printmaker Frank Janzen will present an artist talk, “Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts: History and Artistic Endeavors,” Wednesday, April 3, at 5 p.m. in 127 Nicholson Library at Linfield College. An exhibit featuring artists from the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts will be held April 2-27 in the Linfield Studio Gallery in the Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield. The exhibition includes artists Pat Boas, Arnold J. Kemp, Eva Lake, Susan Murrell, Jenene Nagy and Storm Tharp. The talk and exhibit are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or go to www.linfield.edu/arts.

BURMA DOCUMENTARY: The documentary “Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country” will be shown Wednesday, April 3, at 5 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. This Oscar-nominated film focuses on the peaceful demonstrations against Burma’s ruling military where more than 1,000 people were killed. The documentary is sponsored by the Linfield College Political Science Department, PLACE and the International Programs Office. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, contact wmchenr@linfield.edu or 503-883-2477.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

FACULTY READING: Marie Bashkirtseff, European artist and writer, will be the focus of a reading by Katherine Kernberger, Linfield professor of English, “Marie and Her Passions,” on Thursday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Linfield English Department and Nicholson Library. For more information, call 503-883-2517 or 503-883-2289.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

THEATRE: “Frida, un retablo,” the story of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, will be performed by Teatro Milagro Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield College. The group will work with McMinnville Library’s Intercambio/Language Exchange Program on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library. Both events are free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Fund at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2802 or go to www.linfield.edu/arts.

MONDAY, APRIL 8

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Linfield College will host Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. Schmidt, a co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, will present “The Accelerating Universe.” Schmidt’s visit is part of the Oregon Nobel Laureate Symposium at Linfield, one of only five such symposia in the world. For more information, call 503-883-2408.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

FACULTY LECTURE: Tom Love, Linfield College professor of anthropology, will present “‘And we had fun, fun, fun…’ till we went over the Net Energy Cliff: Cultural Aspects of the Twilight of the Petroleum Age’’ on Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2409.

LECTURE: Flavio Montúfar, Guatemalan forensic anthropologist, and Holly Montúfar, clinical hypnotherapist, will present “Human Rights Violations in The Guatemalan Civil War” on Wednesday, April 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2477.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

READING: Northwest author Kim Stafford will read from his book, “100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: A Memoir,” on Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public and sponsored by Nicholson Library and the Linfield English Department. For more information, call 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

CERAMICS EXHIBIT: Linfield Gallery will hold a reception for New York-based sculptor and ceramic artist Roxanne Jackson on Saturday, April 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the James Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield College. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will run April 8 through May 11 in the Gallery. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

TRUMPET RECITAL: A performance featuring brass musicians Joan Haaland Paddock and John Harbaugh on trumpets, and Teresa Harbaugh on piano will be held Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY, APRIL 21-22

PHILOSOPHY TALKS: C.A. (Chet) Bowers, professor emeritus at Portland State University and courtesy professor of environmental studies at the University of Oregon, will present two lectures on educational reforms that address the ecology of war, as part as part of the annual Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures April 21-22 at Linfield. Bowers will speak on “How Language Undermines the Revitalization of the Cultural Commons” on Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall. He will present “Technologies that Undermine the Exercise of Ecological Intelligence” on Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room. Both talks are free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2216, kbeam@linfield.edu.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

JAZZ: Tim DuRoche and friends will present a jazz performance, “Jazz and Social Change,” on Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield College. The evening will include an interactive discussion, followed by a reception. It is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2802 or go to www.linfield.edu/arts.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

DOCUMENTARY: “Volviendo,” a documentary focusing on sex trafficking, will be held on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 503-883-2259, dmassey@linfield.edu.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

LECTURE: Amy Celico, principal at Albright Stonebridge Group, will present “The Rise of China” on Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2477.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

CONCERT: The Linfield College Music Department presents the spring band concert Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.