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Wake Forest Concert to Showcase Student Talent

October 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

Wake Forest University musicians will appear in a Student Showcase Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Brendle Recital Hall. Part of the Year of the Arts, the special concert will highlight outstanding student performers selected by the music faculty. Pianist Kerry Grow, soprano Nicole Blackmer, flutist Kimberly McClintic, guitarist Seth Brodsky and soprano […]

Wake Forest to Host Poetry Reading

October 22, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Student

Reetika Vazirani, winner of the 1995 Barnard New Women Poets Prize, will read her poems at Wake Forest University Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. Author of a recently published volume of poetry entitled “White Elephants,” Vazirani teaches creative writing at the University of Virginia. Her poems have […]

U.S. Supreme Court Clerk to Speak at WFU

October 17, 1996  |   Events, Speakers

William K. Suter, clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court, will lecture at the Wake Forest School of Law on Oct. 30. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at noon in the Worrell Professional Center auditorium. Suter, the liaison between the Supreme Court and the public, will offer insight into […]

Stories this week at Wake Forest

October 17, 1996  |   Community, Events, Speakers, Student

Students Prepare for Project Pumpkin Wake Forest University students will offer a safe alternative to trick-or-treating through city streets for nearly 1,500 Forsyth County children Wednesday, Oct. 30. Project Pumpkin, a Halloween event started in 1989, will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in front of Wait Chapel. In preparation for the event, students […]

Cherokee Storyteller to Offer Program at Museum

October 16, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Cherokee storyteller and artist Freeman Owle will present a program on Cherokee culture and history at the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology Saturday, Nov. 2. For the museum’s Family Day, Owle will use Cherokee symbolism and storytelling techniques to narrate a traditional story of Cherokee origins. As part of his presentation, Owle will create […]

Guest Violinist / Pianist to Perform at WFU

October 15, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Guest violinist Oliver Steiner and pianist Cary Lewis will perform at Wake Forest University Oct. 21. The 8 p.m. concert in Brendle Recital Hall will feature selections by several composers including Vivaldi, Bach and Strauss. Steiner, an associate music professor at Georgia State University, taught at the Eastman School of Music from 1972-1992. He began […]

IBM CEO to Deliver 1997 Commencement Address

October 15, 1996  |   Commencement, Events

Louis V. Gerstner Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of International Business Machines Corporation, will speak at Wake Forest University’s 1997 commencement ceremony on May 19. Before joining IBM in 1993, Gerstner spent four years as chairman and chief executive officer of RJR Nabisco Inc. Prior to his RJR appointment, Gerstner had an 11-year career […]

WFU’s Project Pumpkin: Fun for Community Kids

October 14, 1996  |   Community, Events

Wake Forest University students will offer a safe alternative to trick-or-treating through city streets for nearly 1,500 Forsyth County children Wednesday, Oct. 30. Project Pumpkin, a Halloween event started in 1989, will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in front of Wait Chapel. Costumed student volunteers will take underprivileged children from approximately 40 community […]

Jacobs Brings `Electric Pickle’ to WFU

October 11, 1996  |   Events

Steve “Jake” Jacobs, host of “Jake’s Attic” on Fox television and science consultant for “Mr. Wizard’s World” on the Nickelodeon channel, hopes Piedmont-area sixth graders get a charge out of “The Electric Pickle” program Oct. 17 in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University. Jacobs said that his “Electric Pickle” demonstration — used on the “Tonight […]

Wake Forest to Host Windham Hill Concert

October 11, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Three groups who record on the Windham Hill label will perform a holiday program of music at the Winter Solstice Concert Thursday, Nov. 7. Tuck & Patti, a San Francisco-based vocal/guitar duo; The Turtle Island String Quartet, a jazz string quartet; and pianist Philip Aaberg will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The Winter […]

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