Events Archive

WFU Presents Open Reading of Yeats Screenplay

October 1, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

An open reading of a screenplay based on the life of poet William Butler Yeats will be held at Wake Forest University Sunday, Oct. 6. Written by two 1990 Wake Forest graduates–Sam Peabody of Atlanta and Dave Johnson of New York City–the screenplay will be read at 2 p.m. in the Main Stage Theater. Readers […]

Fashion Show To Benefit Breast Cancer Services

September 30, 1996  |   Community, Events, Student

The Panhellenic Council at Wake Forest University will present a fall fashion show on Sunday, Oct. 6, to raise funds for Breast Cancer Services Inc. of Forsyth County. The fashion show is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401. An English tea reception will begin at 2 p.m. with […]

Wake Forest to Present One-Woman Play

September 26, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Wake Forest University Theater will present Belinda Boyd in Anna Deveare Smith’s one-woman play “Fires in the Mirror” at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Mainstage Theater. Boyd is a professional actress and assistant professor of theater at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The play focuses on the 1991 conflict that took […]

This week at Wake Forest

September 26, 1996  |   Events, Speakers

Gala Premiere of `Since Dawn’ Set Wake Forest’s composer-in-residence Dan Locklair has created the first musical composition based on Maya Angelou’s 1993 presidential inauguration poem. “Since Dawn (A Tone Poem for Narrator, Chorus and Orchestra based on Maya Angelou’s `On the Pulse of Morning’)” will be premiered by the Winston-Salem Piedmont Triad Symphony at 8 […]

Italian Art Historian Lectures On Tiepolo Works

September 23, 1996  |   Arts & Culture, Events

Terisio Pignatti, Reynolds Professor of Art at Wake Forest University, will present a talk on “The Tiepolo Centenary Exhibition in Venice” on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Internationally known as an authority on Venetian art, Pignatti will begin his slide lecture at 7:30 p.m. in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room 102. A reception will follow. Pignatti, visiting […]

This Week at Wake Forest

September 19, 1996  |   Events, Faculty, Speakers, Staff, Student

Beverly Sills to Speak at Opening Convocation Opera legend Beverly Sills, one of America’s most prominent advocates for the arts, will speak at Wake Forest University’s opening convocation Tuesday, Sept. 24. Sills, chairman of the board of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, will address “The State of the Arts” at 11 a.m. in […]

Anthropology Museum Shares Its Treasures

September 16, 1996  |   Community, Events, University Announcement

Masks from the Kuba Kingdom of Zaire and Australian bark paintings are among the many never-before exhibited objects included in “Treasures from Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology.” The exhibit, which runs from Sept. 20 through March 1, 1997, includes archeological and ethnographic pieces from the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Admission to the […]

Beverly Sills to Speak at Wake Forest’s Convocation

September 4, 1996  |   Commencement, Events

Opera legend Beverly Sills, one of America’s most prominent advocates for the arts, will speak at Wake Forest University’s opening convocation Tuesday, Sept. 24. Sills will address “The State of the Arts” at 11 a.m. in Wait Chapel. Admission is free and open to the public. The event marks the beginning of Wake Forest’s Year […]

Coca-Cola Sponsors Year of the Arts

August 20, 1996  |   Events, University Announcement

The Coca-Cola Foundation will be the primary sponsor of Wake Forest University’s Year of the Arts, a year-long celebration of the arts beginning in September. The Year of the Arts marks the start of the university’s plans to develop each year a series of events, including a major symposium, around a common theme. As one […]

Optical Art and Hogarth: Two Shows to Open

August 15, 1996  |   Events, Media Advisory

Shows featuring paintings by three artists who helped define optical art and prints by William Hogarth, satirical chronicler of 18th century British society, will open Aug. 26 at the Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery. Both shows draw from the collections of Wake Forest alumni. “Color Function Painting: The Art of Josef Albers, Julian Stanczak […]

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