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Deulen to share poetry and memoir at ‘Readings at the Nick’
An award-winning poet and memoirist will read from her current work at Linfield College.
Danielle Cadena Deulen will read on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library.
Deulen will read from her memoir, “The Riots,” and her latest book of poetry, “Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us.” “The Riots,” which won the AWP Prize in Creative Nonfiction and the GLCA New Writers award, chronicles Deulen’s childhood and young adulthood as the eldest daughter of a Latina mother and an abusive Anglo father. In “Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us,” winner of the Barrow Street Book Contest, Deulen writes poems that are, as one reviewer dubbed them, as “superbly ambitious as they are fiercely intimate.”
Deulen is also the author of “Lovely Asunder” and “American Libretto.” Her poems and essays have appeared in journals, including The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The Utne Reader, and The Missouri Review, and several anthologies, including Best New Poets and After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays.
This reading is a part of the “Readings at the Nick” series. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Linfield Nicholson Library and the Linfield English department. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hanni to discuss disrupting the wine status quo
One of the first Americans to earn the Masters of Wine credential will give an upcoming lecture about wine errors, discoveries and insights as part of the Linfield Wine Lecture Series.
Tim Hanni, certified wine educator from the Society of Wine Educators, and a faculty member teaching online wine business curriculum at the Napa Valley Wine Academy and Washington State University, will present “Disrupting the Wine Status Quo: what do we really know about consumers, wine history and enjoying wine with food?” on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Campus Center at Linfield College.
Hanni will discuss consumer perception discoveries and insights, dramatic errors in wine history and traditions, the background and future for a new set of principles for enjoying wine with food, and how to incorporate and profit from these ideologies.
Hanni earned his Masters of Wine credential in 1990, one of the first Americans to do so. He is also a trained professional chef and has been leading research into the genetics and psychology of wine perception and preferences. He is crusading to create a deeper focus and understanding of wine consumers, revisions to sensory principles and a movement to radically change the concepts of pairing wine with food. He has lectured in more than 27 countries, teaches wine business and is a wine industry consultant.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Aaron Williams at 503-883-2766 or email@example.com.
Linfield band concert to share music from Norway and Great Britain
The Linfield College Concert Band will feature the music of northern Europe in their annual fall concert.
The Concert Band will present “Sounds of Norway and Great Britain” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Under the direction of Joan Haaland Paddock, professor of music, the band will perform a variety of works by composers from these countries, including “Holmenkollen March” by Allan Johanson and “Lyric Suite” by Gerald Finzi.
The Linfield Concert Band is comprised of 37 members who play woodwinds, brass and percussion. Performers include music majors and minors and non-majors from several states, as well as community members.
Paddock, at Linfield since 1994, is the first woman to receive a doctorate in trumpet performance from Indiana University. Paddock received the Emmy Award from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to Norway, and studied at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. She is a trumpeter with Halcyon Trio Oregon, a Bach Trumpet Clinician for the Selmer Music Corporation and an “on call” trumpeter with the Oregon Symphony and Portland Opera.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.
Wine pioneer Susan Sokol Blosser to discuss new book at Linfield
Susan Sokol Blosser, a pioneer in Oregon’s wine industry, will discuss her new book in a conversation at Linfield College.
Blosser, co-founder of Sokol Blosser Winery, will talk about her new book “The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
She will be joined by the second generation of the family business—Alison Sokol Blosser, now the CEO and co-president of Sokol Blosser Winery. The conversation will be led by Jeff Peterson, associate professor of sociology and director of the Linfield Center for the Northwest.
Blosser, a wine industry pioneer, community leader, environmental advocate and author, is a contemporary Oregon icon. When women were rarely decision makers in business or agriculture, Blosser distinguished herself in both. Sokol Blosser Winery, under her presidency, became known as one of the most innovative and respected wineries in the state. She holds a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oregon Wine Board and was the first non-Californian woman inducted into the national Women for WineSense Hall of Fame.
This reading is a part of the “Readings at the Nick” series, sponsored by the Linfield Nicholson Library. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paddock talk to highlight heroine who saved Norway with a lur
Joan Paddock, professor of music, will demonstrate the lur, an obscure Scandinavian trumpet, and share the story of heroine Prillar Guri in an upcoming event as part of the Linfield College Faculty Lecture Series.
Paddock will present “The Lur of Prillar Guri” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.
In 1612, Scottish mercenaries invaded Norway and journeyed east to join Swedish forces in the Kalmar War against the Danish-Norse kingdom, destroying all in their path. It was unclear who could stop them until a haunting sound made by a young woman with a type of wooden trumpet called a “lur” saved her people.
Paddock will discuss the background and construction of the lur, as well as share the story of the heroine, Prillar Guri, who sounded the lur to save her people from Scottish invasion during the Kalmar War in 1612 at the Battle of Kringen.
Paddock, at Linfield since 1994, is the first woman to receive a doctorate in trumpet performance from Indiana University. Paddock received the Emmy Award from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to Norway, and studied at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. She is a trumpeter with Halcyon Trio Oregon, a Bach Trumpet Clinician for the Selmer Music Corporation, a 27-year member of the trumpet section with Oregon’s Britt Festival Orchestra and an “on call” trumpeter with the Oregon Symphony and Portland Opera.
The lecture is free and open to the public. The Linfield College faculty lecture series offers one presentation each month. For more information, call 503-883-2409.
Artist Antonio Martorell presents ‘Rain/Lluvia’ at the Linfield Gallery
The work of visiting artist Antonio Martorell of Puerto Rico, “Rain/Lluvia,” will be exhibited through Saturday, Nov. 18, at Linfield Gallery.
All exhibits 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 visit Linfield Gallery at http://www.linfield.edu/art/gallery-now.html.
Using science to think about music
An upcoming lecture will explore the bridge between music, science and psychology.
Elizabeth Margulis, a professor and director of the music cognition lab at the University of Arkansas, will present “Using Science to Think About Music” on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
Margulis’ lecture will connect multiple disciplines and departments at Linfield, particularly music, psychology, theatre and communication arts and education.
Margulis’ book, “On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind,” won the Wallace Berry Award from the Society for Music Theory and the Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award from the American Society for Composer, Authors, and Publishers. Her newest book, “The Psychology of Music: A Very Short Introduction,” will be published in the near future by the Oxford University Press. In 2016 she was recognized as a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences. Her current cross-cultural work on narrative perceptions of music is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Anna Song at 503-883-2406 or email@example.com.
Fall chamber music recital planned
The upcoming fall chamber music recital at Linfield College will have a diverse array of chamber music styles and instruments, from samba to Mozart.
The Linfield Department of Music will present their fall recital on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center.
More than 30 musicians will present a wide variety of chamber music, from percussionists performing a traditional Brazilian samba bateria to pianists performing movements from “The Dolly Suite” of Fauré. String ensembles will perform duos and trios by Mozart, Dvořák and more.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.
Janet Peterson, associate professor, had an article published in the Wilderness Medicine Magazine: http://m.wms.org/magazine.asp?article=1213
Jose Araguz, assistant professor, has placed two of his poetry collections with publishers: “Until We Are Level Again” with Mongrel Empire Press (2018), and “An Empty Pot’s Darkness” with Airlie Press (2019).