WFU calendar of events for November

Through Nov. 1
“Dias de los Muertos” or “Days of the Dead.” Museum of Anthropology. An interpretation of the ancient Mexican religious celebration honoring the dead and the continuity of life. Free. Museum hours: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call 336-758-5282.

“Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet” by Ann-Marie McDonald. Wake Forest University Theatre Production. MainStage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the University Box Office, $12 for general public; $5 for students. For information, call 336-758-5295.

Through Jan. 28
“INSIDE/OUTSIDE Contemporary Cuban Art.” Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. A mixed-media exhibit of recent work from artists born and educated in Cuba. Exhibit runs through Jan. 28. Free. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. For information, call 336-758-5585.

Nov. 2
“Flute Fest 2003,” 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Featuring the students of Kathryn Levy, the Wake Forest Flute Choir and the Silver Winds Flute Choir of Winston-Salem. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 3
“Tricksters,” Museum of Anthropology After-School Program. Children grades 1-5 will learn about some mischievous “critter-tricksters” in other cultures. 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $15 non-members; $12 members. For information or to register, call 336-758-5282.

Fiesta Worship Service. Divinity School celebrates Hispanic hymnody and worship arts. Service includes members of the local Hispanic and Anglo communities in a fiesta style bilingual service. A mariachi band will lead the music. Refreshments and fellowship time will follow. 7 p.m. Wait Chapel. Free. For information, call 336-758-3518.

Studio Series. Student-directed one-act plays featuring Alex Gottleib’s “Stud” directed by senior Joey Picard and Stephen Belber’s “Tape” directed by senior Melissa Jones. 7:30 p.m. Ring Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Tickets are free to season subscribers or $2 at the door. Call the Theatre Box Office for more information at 336-758-5295.

Nov. 4
Divinity School Fiesta Lecture with Humberto Alfaro of New York Theological Seminary. 11 a.m. Davis Chapel. Free. For more information, call 336-758-3518.

Studio Series. Student-directed one-act plays featuring Alex Gottleib’s “Stud” directed by senior Joey Picard and Stephen Belber’s “Tape” directed by senior Melissa Jones. 4:30 p.m. Ring Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Tickets are free to season subscribers or $2 at the door. Call the Theatre Box Office for more information at 336-758-5295.

“Door to the Sky,” a subtitled film by Farida Benlyazid with post-film discussion. Part of the “Gender, Identity and Social Change in Moroccan Film” series. Discussion to focus on the roles of women’s religious and cultural spaces in identity formation and change. 7 p.m. Benson University Center, Pugh Auditorium. Free. For information, call 336-758-4696.

Student Showcase Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Featuring Wake Forest student performers. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 5
“Drinking from the Same Well: Jewish and Muslim Co-existence in Morocco.” Museum of Anthropology. Exhibit pre-opening lecture with photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher. Fisher will share the story behind her photos on exhibit, present a slide show and discuss how religious beliefs and legends encourage morals, standards and actions that lead to peaceful relations in Morocco. Light refreshments begin at 7 p.m. Free. For more information, call 336-758-5282.

Nov. 6
St. Lawrence String Quartet. Secrest Artist Series. Concert featuring the St. Lawrence String Quartet with Todd Palmer, clarinetist. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $18 general admission and $15 for non-WFU students and senior citizens. To order, call the Wake Forest Theatre box office at 336-758-5295.

Pre-concert talk with Scott Klein, associate professor of English and chamber music aficionado. 7:10 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 208. Free.

Native American Sovereignty: An Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Symposium. An all-day event that begins at 8:30 a.m. in Benson University Center. Free. A schedule of events is available at www.wfu.edu/symposium. For more information or to register, contact Ulrike Wiethaus at wiethaus@nullwfu.edu or 336-758-7169; or Rosa Winfree, chair of the NIEA planning committee, at frankandrosa@nullmsn.com or 704-933-0576. The Symposium is a post-convention event for the 2003 National Indian Education Association convention, scheduled for Nov. 1 to Nov. 5 in Greensboro.

Nov. 7 – Feb. 14
“Drinking from the Same Well: Jewish and Muslim Co-existence in Morocco.” Museum of Anthropology. Exhibit featuring the photographs of Rose-Lynn Fisher and artifacts from Morocco. Free. Museum hours: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call 336-758-5282.

Nov. 7
“The Greatest Hypnosis Show in the World” with hypnotist Tom DeLuca. 8 p.m. in Wait Chapel. Tickets are $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 336-758-5697.

Nov. 8
Violin Recital. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Featuring violinist Catherine Gibson and pianist Ann Listokin. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 9
Faculty Recital with pianist Louis Goldstein, professor of music, performing Feldman’s “Triadic Memories.” 8 p.m. Pre-concert talk, 7:30 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 11
Veteran’s Day Lecture. Military Guest Speaker Program hosts retired Colonel Roger H.C. Donlon, U.S. Army Special Forces. Donlon is the first recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in the Vietnam War. 11 a.m. at the main flagpole in Parking Lot C in front of Benson University Center. Free. For more information, call 336-758-5836.

Nov. 13
Writers Reading Series. Award-winning novelist Paul Eggers will read from his latest work at 7 p.m. in DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall. A reception and booksigning will follow the reading. Free. For information, call 336-758-3366.

Lecture with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Wait Chapel. 7 p.m. Free. For more information, call 336-758- 5294.

Nov. 14
Senior Presidential Scholar Recital. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. A performance and reading by William Daniel, baritone, and Jean Blackwood, accompanist, of selected songs by British composer Gerald Finzi and poetry by Thomas Hardy. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 16
Giovanni Battel Concert. Renowned pianist Giovanni Battel, director of the Venice Conservatory of Music, will present works by early 20th century Italian composers and the piano version of Stravinsky’s “Pétrouchka.” 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Nov. 18
University Jazz Ensemble. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

“Home, or Maids in My Family,” a subtitled film by Yto Barrada with post-film discussion. Part of the “Gender, Identity and Social Change in Moroccan Film” series. Discussion will focus on women and work, class politics and intergenerational change. 7 p.m. Benson University Center, Pugh Auditorium. Free. For information, call 336-758-4696.

Nov. 19
Economics Film Series. “How Green Was My Valley.” Oscar-winning film directed by John Ford that revolves around a Welsh coal-mining family torn apart by a harsh economic climate. Followed by a question-and-answer session. 7 p.m. Carswell Hall, Annenberg Forum, Room 111. Free.

Lecture with “Saturday Night Live” producer Beth McCarthy-Miller. A discussion of her career, her experiences on the SNL set and her advice for future graduates. 7 p.m. Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. Free. For more information, call 336-758-5697.

Video and Performance Art Series. “Performance.” 7 p.m. Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Video screening followed by discussion led by Wake Forest art department faculty member. Free. For information, call 336-758-5310.

Nov. 20
“The Cultural Disarmament of Theology in an Interreligious World: 25 Years of Dialogue with Buddhism in Japan.” Lecture with James Heisig, Catholic theologian and professor of arts and letters at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan. 7:30 p.m. Pugh Auditorium. Free. For information, call 336-758-4191.

Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert featuring the Wake Forest University Dance Company. 7:30 p.m. Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Admission. For information, call 336-758-5294.

Nov. 21
Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert featuring the Wake Forest University Dance Company. 7:30 p.m. Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Admission. For information, call 336-758-5294.

Nov. 22
Senior Presidential Scholar Recital. Featuring tenor Nicholas Mason accompanied by Thomas Turnbull on piano. Mason will perform selections from various composers, including Antonio Cesti, Claude Debussy, Mozart, Schubert and Roger Quilter. 3 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert featuring the Wake Forest University Dance Company. 7:30 p.m. Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Admission. For information, call 336-758-5294.

Nov. 23
Student Chamber Music Concert. 8 p.m. Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center. Free. For information, call 336-758-5364.

Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert featuring the Wake Forest University Dance Company. 2 p.m. Mainstage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center. Admission. For information, call 336-758-5294.

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