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November events at CC‏

Calendar of Events: November 2014

 

For more information on a specific event, directions or disability accommodation, call (719) 389-6607. The News and Events website, www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/, features updates and links to event news releases. To receive a free email version of this monthly calendar, go to www.coloradocollege.edu/getevents/.
November 1 through November 15, 2014

Exhibit: “Reading America” — This photographic exhibition by Andrew Manley, associate professor of theatre and dance, depicts an authentic, quirky, funny, individual, and very real America through roadside reader-board signs.
1 p.m., Coburn Gallery, main floor of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Monday, November 3, 2014

Performance: “Week of Women in Comedy” presents Gloria Bigelow — FemCo and Queer CC kick off the “Week of Women in Comedy” with a performance by stand-up comic Gloria Bigelow. Bigelow integrates feminist, queer and racial issues into her performance and has garnered national praise from her appearances on Wanda Sykes’ “Herlarious,” her nomination for the “Brink of Fame Comic” award and her recently published piece in an anthology “Here Comes The Brides! Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage.”
6:30 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Panel: “Week of Women in Comedy” Panel Discussion: “Evolution of Women in Comedy” — The “Week of Women in Comedy” continues with a panel discussion on the evolution of women in comedy: how they started with almost purely self-deprecating humor, how representation of women in comedy has improved, and how far we have to go. The panel will feature a combination of CC faculty and students, along with the previous night’s feminist comedian Gloria Bigelow. Light refreshments will be served. The panel discussion will take place in Loomis Lounge and is free and open to the public.
6 p.m., Loomis Hall, free

 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Film: “Week of Women in Comedy”: “Obvious Child” screening — The “Week of Women in Comedy” continues with a screening of the successful and controversial film “Obvious Child” released in the summer of 2014. This movie is about a stand-up comic who becomes pregnant after a one-night stand and struggles with whether or not she should tell the father that she is pregnant and has decided to get an abortion. This romantic comedy is written and directed by women and stars Jenny Slate, a comic previously featured on Saturday Night Live.
6 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Performance: “Week of Women in Comedy”: “Trying Our Best”: CC Women in Comedy Present — The “Week of Women in Comedy” wraps up with a variety of comedic acts by CC female students. This collection of women, led by CC students Andrea More and Holly Pretsky, will treat the audience to a variety of examples of women in comedy, including stand-ups, monologues, skits, slam poetry and more. This event will occur in Taylor Theatre, located just to the left of Bemis Hall.
6 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Reading: Visiting Writers Series: Kevin Hart — Kevin Hart is a philosopher, theologian, poet and author or editor of more than 30 books, including “Flame Tree,” “Young Rain,” “Morning Knowledge” and such works of criticism as “Postmodernism: A Beginner’s Guide” and “Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot.” He will present an afternoon lecture, “Eliot’s Rose-Garden” followed by an evening poetry reading. Co-sponsored with the Religion Department.
7 p.m., Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library), free

 

Friday, November 7, 2014

Reading: Play Reading Group — A very informal group that meets at 5 p.m. every Friday of a block to read old plays, new plays, surprising plays — and gets outside that box of the old and trusted and always studied plays. Everyone is welcome to read or just listen.
5 p.m., Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Performance: Opera Scenes — Colorado College voice students present opera scenes and shorts.
7:30 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free

 

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Performance: Opera Scenes — Colorado College voice students present opera scenes and shorts.
7:30 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free

 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Concert: Faculty Recital, including Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale’ — Music Department performance faculty member and Concert Band Director Jeremy Van Hoy, bass trombone, gives a faculty recital for the first half of tonight’s concert. Special guest Susan Grace, piano, will join Van Hoy.  Following in the second half: Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale.” “L’Histoire du Soldat” (The Soldier’s Tale) was composed by Igor Stravinsky in 1918.  It tells the Faustian tale with a chamber ensemble and a narrator.  Featured performers include Steven Hayward, associate professor in the English Department and John Marchiando, world-renowned trumpet/cornet soloist.  This will be a rare performance of the complete version.
3 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free

 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Reading: The Colorado College Journalist in Residence Lecture Series: Kathryn Harrison — Celebrated author of “Envy,” “The Seal Wife,” “Poison,” “the memoir,” “The Kiss” and the acclaimed essay collection, “Seeking Rapture: Scenes from A Woman’s Life,” Harrison reads and discusses her new work, “Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured.”
7 p.m., Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library), free

 

Lecture: “The United States and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: Help or Hindrance?” – A Lecture with Stephen Zunes — Stephen Zunes is a professor of politics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, where he serves as coordinator of the program in Middle Eastern Studies. Recognized as one the country’s leading scholars of U.S. Middle East policy and of strategic nonviolent action, Zunes serves as a senior policy analyst for the Foreign Policy in Focus project of the Institute for Policy Studies, an associate editor of Peace Review, a contributing editor of Tikkun, and co-chair of the academic advisory committee for the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.
7 p.m., Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. (west of Cutler Hall), free

 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Reading: Visiting Writers Series: Kate Gale — Kate Gale is a poet and librettist, and founding editor of Red Hen Press; her books include “The Goldilocks Zone,” “Mating Season,” and “Lake of Fire.”
7 p.m., Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library), free

 

Friday, November 14, 2014

Workshop: Play Reading Group — A very informal group that meets at 5 p.m. every Friday of a block to read old plays, new plays, surprising plays — and gets outside that box of the old and trusted and always studied plays. Everyone is welcome to read or just listen.
5 p.m., Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave., free

 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Lecture: Dave Bidini: “In the Rock Hall” — Founding member of legendary Canadian alternative rock pioneers The Rheostatics and visiting associate professor at Colorado College discusses the life of a songwriter and a musician in his home country (Canada) as well as the world, having played on five continents over a near 20-album career.
7 p.m., Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library), free

 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Faculty Recital: Rex Matzke, saxophone — Music Department performance faculty member Rex Matzke, saxophone, in recital with a host of musical friends.
7:30 p.m., Packard Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St., free

 

 

For help finding locations of these events see the campus map at www.coloradocollege.edu/campusmap or call (719) 389-6607.

 

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