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May events at Linfield College

Linfield CollegeUpcoming events at Linfield College for May 2013.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

WINE LECTURE: Join Brick House Vineyard owner Doug Tunnell as he turns the tables on Oregonian wine columnist Katherine Cole, interviewing her in front of a live audience for a dynamic exploration of the Oregon wine industry on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact John McKeegan at 503-883-2202, jmckeeg@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, MAY 2

GILDEN “LAST LECTURE”: Eugene Gilden, retiring Linfield College professor of psychology, will present “From Type A Behavior to Black Helicopters or Subtle Influences on Human Behavior,” Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield. His talk is part of Linfield’s last lecture series, which enables retiring faculty to give a final presentation to the community. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Debbie Harmon Ferry at 503-883-2607, dharmon@linfield.edu.

MUSICAL THEATRE: Linfield College theatre students will present the rock musical “Spring Awakening” May 2-4 and 9-11 at 7:30 p.m., and May 5 at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. Cost is $10 for full price; $8 for seniors (62+) and Linfield faculty and staff; and $6 for students; with a $2 discount on all tickets on opening night. Seating is reserved. Tickets are available at http://www.linfield.edu/culture, by phone, or at the Marshall Theatre Box Office. The Marshall Theatre is fully accessible. For more information, call 503-883-2292.

FRIDAY, MAY 3

DANCE: Linfield College will present two spring dance concerts Friday, May 3, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The program will feature a cast of 25 Linfield students performing 14 dances including hip hop, jazz, ballet, swing and modern dance. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

LU’AU: Linfield College will celebrate its 41st annual Lu’au celebration, Hot Hawaiian Nights, on Saturday, May 4. A Hawaiian dinner at 5 p.m. will be followed by a live performance at 7:30 p.m. For more than four decades, Linfield students have brought the aloha spirit to enthusiastic regional and campus crowds. This year more than 100 students will share dances and music from the Hawaiian Islands, New Zealand and Tahiti. The Linfield Concert Choir will also perform, singing in a native New Zealand language. General admission tickets for the performance are $15. Tickets for both the show and dinner are $25 for general admission and $28 for reserved seats. Student and senior (60+) tickets are $18 and $20. Children’s tickets are $10 and $15. Children under age two, seated on their parents’ laps, are admitted free without a meal. Tickets can be purchased at www.linfieldtickets.com. For more information, visit www.linfield.edu/activities/luau.

MONDAY, MAY 6

DEBATE: A debate examining the nature and value of service to one’s country will be held Monday, May 6, at 11:45 a.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College. The debate will feature Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, and Tom G. Palmer of the Atlas Economic Foundation and Cato Institute. Lunch will be available on a first come, first served basis at 11:45 a.m. and the debate will begin at noon. This event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the PLACE “Legacies of War” theme. For more information, contact Nick Buccola, assistant professor of political science, 503-883-2246, nbuccol@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

ART LECTURE: Martivón Galindo of Holy Names College will present “Artists in Exile” Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

CHORAL CONCERT: Linfield College will host a spring choral concert, “Missa Brevis in Tempore Belli,” Sunday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The concert is sponsored by the Linfield Music Department and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

MONDAY, MAY 13

HANSEN “LAST LECTURE”: Dave Hansen, professor emeritus of economics, will present “Twice Told Stories – Most of Them True” on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. His talk is part of Linfield’s last lecture series, which enables retiring faculty to give a final presentation to the community. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Debbie Harmon Ferry at 503-883-2607, dharmon@linfield.edu.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

FLU EPIDEMIC: Nancy K. Bristow will present “The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic” on Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by Linfield’s PLACE program and the Health, Human Performance and Athletic Department. For more information, contact Sarah Coste at 503-883-2481, scoste@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

MACREADS: Author Peter Rock will discuss and read from his book, “My Abandonment,” on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is the culmination of the MacReads community-wide book reading and discussion. It is sponsored by the Linfield College English Department, Nicholson Library, McMinnville Public Library and Third Street Books. For more information, call 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

CHAMBER RECITAL: The Linfield College Music Department will present a chamber music recital on Thursday, May 16, at 4 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

JAZZ NIGHT: The Linfield College Music Department will present a jazz night on Friday, May 17, at 8 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 503-883-2275.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

SENIOR RECITAL: The Linfield College Music Department will present Reveca Primachenko’s senior piano recital on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

BACCALAUREATE: Linfield College will host a baccalaureate service Saturday, June 1, at 5 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium, located in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Building at Linfield College. Charles Walker, president emeritus of Linfield, will deliver the baccalaureate address. For more information, call 503-883-2259.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

COMMENCMENT: Linfield will host a commencement ceremony Sunday, June 2, at 10 a.m. in the Oak Grove at Linfield. Theresa (Stichick) Betancourt, a 1991 Linfield graduate and associate professor of child health and human rights in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard University, will deliver the commencement address. Golden Grads, individuals who graduated 50 or more years ago, will also march in the commencement ceremony. For more information, call 503-883-2408.

NURSING PINNING CEREMONY: The Linfield College Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be held Sunday, June 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield. For more information, call 503-883-2408.

 

 

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