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Pioneer Hall, Linfield CollegeUpcoming events at Linfield College for November and December.

TUESDAY, NOV. 5

PIANO RECITAL: Linfield College senior Zach Gulaboff Davis will present a student composition recital Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

CAT TALK: Three Linfield College professors will discuss research in the areas of music, nursing and psychology during “Cat Talk,” a faculty lecture, Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield. Tanya Tompkins, professor and chair of psychology; Joan Haaland Paddock, professor of music; and Henny Breen, assistant professor of nursing, will present information about their research. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2409.

TRADITIONAL MEDICINE: Linfield College senior Sam Gauksheim will present “Traditional Medicine and Health Care in Peru” on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, contact Michele Tomseth at 503-883-2434, ipo@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, NOV. 7-8

PHILOSOPHY LECTURES: Shaun Gallagher, the Lillian and Morrie Moss Professor of Excellence in Philosophy at the University of Memphis, will present two upcoming lectures on Nov. 7 and 8 in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall, at Linfield College. Gallagher will present “Exploring Inner Space in Outer Space” on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. and “Making Enactivism Even More Embodied” on Friday, Nov. 8, at 3:30 p.m. The lectures, part of the annual Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures at Linfield, are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kaarina Beam, 503-883-2216 or kbeam@linfield.edu.

NOV. 7-10 and 14-16

WAR THEATRE: Linfield College theatre students will explore the timeless struggle of soldiers and war when they present “Ajax in Iraq,” Nov. 7-9 and 14-16 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. Two post-show discussions will also be held: “Women and the Military: Serving in Uniform or Supporting at Home” on Thursday, Nov. 7, and “Veterans: Serving Those Who’ve Served Us” on Friday, Nov. 15. Tickets are $9 for full price; $7 for seniors and Linfield faculty and staff; and $5 for students (any age, any school); with a $2 discount on all tickets on opening night. Seating is reserved. Tickets are available at http://www.linfield.edu/arts, by phone or at the Marshall Theatre Box Office. The show is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc., www.playscripts.com. The play contains mature subject matter, graphic violence and adult language, and is not suitable for all audiences. For more information, call 503-883-2292.

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

VETERANS DAY BANDS: The Linfield College Concert Band and Second Winds Community Band will present “Legacies of War: Echoes of the 1860s — Civil War Music and Veterans Day Concert” on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. in the McMinnville Community Center. Mike Donahue, retired news anchor of KOIN-TV, will narrate the production. The concert is sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music, Second Winds Community Band and the Linfield PLACE program (Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement). The event is free and open to the public. Food and monetary donations will be accepted at the door for Friends of Battery B 2-218 Field Artillery. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

VERDI CONCERT: The Linfield College Music Department will present “Verdi’s Operas and Changing Social Values in 19th-Century Italy” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The performance, sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or go to www.linfield.edu/arts.

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

FRANCE TALK: Linfield College senior Katherine Thomas will present “Marseille: A City of Contradictions” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, contact Michele Tomseth, 503-883-2434 or ipo@linfield.edu.

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, NOV. 15-17

SPEECH TOURNAMENT: Linfield College will host the 83rd R.D. Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament Nov. 15-17. For more information or to volunteer to serve as a judge, contact Jackson Miller, 503-883-2625 or jmiller@linfield.edu.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

READING: Local author Peter Nathaniel Malae will talk about his latest novel, “Our Frail Blood,” Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event, part of the Readings at the Nick series, is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Nicholson Library. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

JAZZ NIGHT: Jazz Night will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

MUSICAL THEATRE: The Linfield College music department will host Musical Theatre Cabaret on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

TUESDAY, DEC. 3   

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: Linfield College will host the annual candlelight Christmas service Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Linfield Chaplain’s Office. For more information, contact David Massey, 503-883-2259 or dmassey@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

CHRISTMAS CHORAL: A variety of Linfield College choral ensembles will present a Christmas choral concert Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

CHAMBER RECITAL: A chamber music recital will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

DANCE SHOWCASE: A Dance Showcase will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

MONDAY, JAN. 13

STAFFORD BIRTHDAY: Linfield College will host the annual William Stafford memorial poetry reading Monday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library. The event is free and open to the public, and co-sponsored by the Friends of Nicholson Library, the Linfield English Department and the McMinnville Public Library. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, swhyte@linfield.edu or 503-883-2517.