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Colorado College Events: September 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
KRCC Open House — KRCC hosts its annual fall open house. The open house kicks off the annual fall membership drive. There will be station tours, snacks, and music throughout the day; drop in any time.
11 a.m., KRCC Radio, 912 N. Weber St., free

Monday, September 10, 2012
Film: Cross-Currents Film Series Presents: “Ten,” directed by Abbas Kiarostami — The Cross-Currents film series comprises four films selected and introduced by Colorado College faculty. Diverse in perspective, each film focuses on aspects of the Islamic experience. “Ten” is hosted by Scott Kryzch, assistant professor of new media. Released in 2002, “Ten” focuses on 10 conversations between a female driver in Tehran and the passengers in her car. Her exchanges with her young son, a jilted bride, a prostitute, a woman on her way to prayer, and others, shed light on the lives and emotions of these women whose voices are seldom heard. Directed by one of Iran’s foremost directors, “Ten” was chosen by the French publication “Les Cahiers du cinéma” as one of the 10 best pictures of the 2000s.
4 p.m., Screening Room, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Presentation: A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest — William deBuys will speak about his latest book on climate change in the Southwest, and what the implications are for water, forests and human livelihoods.
6 p.m., Tutt Science Center Lecture Hall, first floor, 1112 N. Nevada Ave., free

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
September 11 Memorial Concert — Jürgen Essl is one of the foremost organists and composers in today’s European musical scene. He performs regularly in venues such as the Notre Dame de Paris, Kölner Dom, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Smetana Hall Prague, Konzerthaus Wien, Philharmonic Hall Moscow, as well as Amsterdam, Lisbon, Milan, Tokyo and the U.S. He frequently appears on television and radio as both organist and conductor. As a composer, Essl’s works have been performed by some of the leading choirs and orchestras. Most renowned are his motets and oratorias, which have been performed by leading choirs such as the Darmstädter Kantorei and the Regensburger Domspatzen. Jürgen Essl’s music has been published by Doblinger, Carus-Verlag, and Schott Verlag. Essl studied organ in Germany and France with Ludger Lohmann and Francis Chapelet, later completing his studies in Vienna with Michael Radulescu. A professor at The Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart since 2003, Jürgen Essl has also served as professor of organ at the Musikhochschule Lübeck and an organist at the Castle Church of Sigmaringen. In 2008, he led the international “Kongress der Kirchenmusik” in Stuttgart, one of the largest meetings on sacred music in the world. He is a co-founder of the International Summer Academy of Music in Ochsenhausen, Germany.
7:30 p.m., Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave., free

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
An Evening of Music and Dance with Reza Derakshani and Colorado College Dancers — An accomplished musician as well as visual artist, Reza Derakshani is a virtuoso of classical Persian music. His recent projects combine global and devotional styles with jazz, rock and other modern forms. He has collaborated with a diverse group of artists, including John Densmore of The Doors, Madonna, Branford Marsalis, poet-philosopher Robert Bly, author Deepak Chopra, and choreographer Bill T. Jones, among many others. A featured artist in the Cross-Currents exhibition in IDEA Space, Derakshani will collaborate with CC dance students and faculty to create a unique improvisational performance. A public reception in the IDEA Space will follow the performance.
4:30 p.m., Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Lecture: Sondermann Presidential Symposium: Nate Silver — Nate Silver will lecture on the political outlook. Silver originally gained his reputation as a baseball statistical analyst, where his mathematical models have been accurately forecasting baseball outcomes for years. He has received wide acclaim for his PECOTA (Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm) system for predicting player performance, career development, and seasonal winners and losers. Silver’s award-winning political website is FiveThirtyEight.com. The name comes from the total number of votes in the electoral college. On the website, he crunches data, statistical studies, polls, election results, demographics and voting patterns to publish a running forecast of a wide variety of current events, including the U.K. elections, the U.S. midterm elections, health care passage, immigration issues and more.
7 p.m., Jerome P. McHugh Student Commons, above Preserve; in the Western Ridge Housing Complex, 1090 N. Cascade Ave., free

Friday, September 14, 2012
Lecture: Economics and Business Department Seminar Series: Jacob Goldston — The economics and business department presents Jacob S. Goldston, assistant professor of economics, University of South Carolina, to deliver the first in the 2012-13 seminar series. His talk “Two Commitment Problems Are Better than One: Credit and Local Politics in Rural India” proposes a new channel by which a politician may intervene in the credit market without pressuring banks to increase or redirect lending. Instead, the politician can make a constituent into a more attractive credit risk by making the receipt of private government aid conditional on loan repayment; this allows the constituent to credibly commit to repaying the loan in much the same manner as collateral. This analysis underscores the importance of local politicians as brokers, which may be very relevant in many contexts across both rich and poor countries. Professor Goldston received his Ph.D. from Brown University in May 2012.
4 p.m., Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library), free

Reading: Visiting Writers Series: Margaret Atwood — Author of “The Edible Woman,” “Alias Grace,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and more than 40 other works of fiction, poetry and literary criticism, Atwood is one of the seminal literary voices of our time. Born in Ottawa, Canada, her work has been published in more than 35 countries, and she is a past winner of the Booker Prize, as well as the Governor-General’s Award for Literature and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. She will discuss her most recent novel, the prescient and bracing dystopic novel “The Year of the Flood,” the All Pikes Peak Reads book selection for 2012.
7 p.m., Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave., free

Performance: “Oh, The Humanity!” And Other Good Intentions by Will Eno — Five offbeat plays about “something” will be presented: Once upon a time, a football season ended miserably, a video dating service started asking impossibly existential questions, an airplane fell out of the sky, a photographer captured history and someone’s father died while mowing the lawn. Meet the folks who were left to clean up the mess. From Will Eno, the playwright The New York Times hailed as “Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation.” A Fail Better Production, with Sarah Stockdale and Will Rudolph, directed by Andrew Manley.
8 p.m., Studio A, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Performance: “Oh, The Humanity!” And Other Good Intentions by Will Eno — Five offbeat plays about “something” will be presented: Once upon a time, a football season ended miserably, a video dating service started asking impossibly existential questions, an airplane fell out of the sky, a photographer captured history, and someone’s father died while mowing the lawn. Meet the folks who were left to clean up the mess. From Will Eno, the playwright The New York Times hailed as “Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation.” A Fail Better Production, with Sarah Stockdale and Will Rudolph, directed by Andrew Manley.
8 p.m., Studio A, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Friday, September 21, 2012
Concert: The L.A. Baritones in Concert — The Los Angeles Baritones are a vocal ensemble consisting of three outstanding artists: Bradley Baker, Cedric Berry, and Richard Taylor. This ensemble blends their trained voices to produce rich harmonies in a repertoire that ranges from opera to art songs to classic Negro spirituals. They have performed for audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. They will be joined by special guest Susan Grace, associate chair, artist-in-residence, and senior lecturer in music at Colorado College. Susan Grace has performed solo, chamber recitals, and with orchestras in the United States, Europe, the former Soviet Union, India, South Korea, and China.
7 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Performance: “Control Remoto” by Eduardo Rivetto — A short new Argentinean play performed in Spanish by CC students Jennyfer Cajina-Grigsby and Jorge Rivera and directed by Andrew Manley.
8 p.m., Studio A, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Workshop: Free Workshop on Vocal Techniques with the L.A. Baritones — The Los Angeles Baritones will present a free workshop on vocal technique. No experience required, just an interest in music. All ages welcome. Free and open to the public, no tickets required.
12 p.m., Flex Room, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Installation Ceremony: The Inauguration of Jill M. Tiefenthaler — The public is invited to attend the installation ceremony marking the official inauguration of Jill Tiefenthaler as the 13th president of Colorado College. There will be additional seating in Armstrong Theater with closed-circuit video of the proceedings. A celebratory reception will be held immediately after the ceremony in the Armstrong Quad.
4:30 p.m., Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave., free

Performance: “Control Remoto” by Eduardo Rivetto — A short new Argentinean play performed in Spanish by CC students Jennyfer Cajina-Grigsby and Jorge Rivera and directed by Theatre Professor Andrew Manley.
8 p.m., Studio A, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Luncheon: Benefit: Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs Annual Luncheon and Style Show — The theme for this year’s luncheon will be “Downtown.” Kirk and Hill and Saboz will provide the fashions and Dianne Derby from KKTV will be the emcee. The luncheon/style show provides funds for The Empty Stocking Fund, First Visitor at Peak VistaCommunity Health Center, A Kidz Hope and Meadow’s Park Community Center. There will be an eclectic shopping experience as well as opportunities to win gift baskets. Since 2003, WCCS has also awarded scholarships to Colorado College students. A representative from Colorado College will be presented with a substantial check to help continue the scholarships. To reserve your place, and for more information about the luncheon or about joining the WCCS, contact Jacque Rimington at 573-4328. Tickets are $45, with $20 being tax deductible.
11 a.m., Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. (west of Cutler Hall), $45 general admission 

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