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Arts and Events
Calendar

  • October
  • November
  • December
  • Christmas Festival
  • Art Exhibits
  • University Theatre
  • Concerts are subject to change. For up-to-date concert information, call the 24-hour concert line, 206-535-7621, or the PLU music office during regular business hours, 206-535-7602. Ticket prices (unless otherwise noted) are $8 general, $5 students/seniors, $3 alumni, and free for 18 and under. Season passes are available.

    For information about PLU Connections events in your area, call 1-800-258-6758.


    O C T O B E R


    2
    THURS
    Anchorage Pastors' Brunch
    9 - 11 am, Sheraton Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska
    Advance registration required, 253-535-7423.

    Lyric Brass Quintet
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    3
    THURS
    Homecoming
    This year's Homecoming, "Sign of the Times,"
    can't be missed.
    10
    FRI
    Piano and String Ensembles by Beethoven,
    Ginestera and Brahms

    8pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    11
    SAT
    Organ Concert
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    David Dahl(organ), Gottfried and Mary Fuchs
    Organ Preview Series
    12
    SUN
    University Wind Ensemble: Theme and Variations
    3 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    14
    TUES
    University Symphony Orchestra
    8 pm, Mark Taylor(saxophone), Masterpiece Series
    17
    FRI
    University Jazz Ensemble
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    17 thru
    19

    Family Weekend
    A day for students and their families to gather
    and share in activities. For more information, call
    253-535-7415 or 800-258-6758
    19
    SUN
    Lila Moe Memorial Concert
    3 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Richard Farner(piano) and Kathleen Vaught
    Farner(horn). NO PASSES
    21
    TUES
    Regency String Quartet
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    22 and 23

    Fall Choral Concert
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    22 and 29

    Pastors' Brunch
    Oct. 22, 9 - 11 am; Oct. 29, 11 am-1 pm, Scandinavian
    Cultural Center. Advance registration required, 253-535-7423

    ART EXHIBITS

    Scandinavian Cultural Center

    Fire and Ice
    Sept. 15 - Nov. 15
    Opening reception
    Sept. 21, 1 - 4 pm
    Exhibit of Iittala glass from Finland, including works
    by artists Aalto, Wirkkala, Franck, Sarpaneva and toikka.

    University Gallery

    Walt and Denise Tomsic Designs
    September

    Alfredo Arreguin, Latino Painter
    October

    Jim Smith, African-American woodcarver
    November

    Winter Art Graduates' Exhibition
    December

    The Scandinavian Cultural Center is located on the first floor of the University Center. Regular hours are Sun. 1 - 4 pm and Tues., Weds. 11 am - 3 pm. Admission is free. Call 253-535-7349 for information. University Gallery is located in Ingram Hall. Regular hours are Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Admission is free. Call 253-535-7386 for information.

    Christmas Festival
    Share in a winter PLU tradition at the Christmas Festival Celebration. Order your seats early - they sell quickly. Tickets are $10 general, $5 PLU ID/SENIORS. Call 253-535-7602 for more information. NO PASSES

    Dec. 5
    8 pm, New Hope Community Church, Portland

    Dec. 6
    8 pm, Eastvold Auditorium

    Dec. 7
    4 pm, Eastvold Auditorium

    Dec. 12
    8 pm, Eastvold Auditorium

    Dec. 14
    4 pm, First Presbyterian Church, Seattle

    N O V E M B E R












    6
    THURS
    Organ Concert
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    David Dahl(organ), Mira Frohnmayer (mezzo soprano)
    and David Robbins(percussion)
    8
    SAT
    Tailgate Party
    11:30 am - 1 pm, Willamette University, Salem, Ore.
    9
    SUN
    Raymond Kimura Scholarship Recital
    3 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Calvin Knapp (piano). NO PASSES
    14 thru15
    Church Youth Days
    PLU welcomes high school students from
    churches across the Northwest. Advance registration
    required, 253-535-7423 or 800-274-0758
    16
    SUN
    Faculty Duo Recital
    3 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Marta Kirk(violin), Ned Kirk(piano)
    20
    THURS
    Camas Quintet
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    21
    FRI
    University Jazz Unsembles
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    22
    SAT
    Yule Boutique
    9 am - 5 pm, Olson Auditorium
    23
    SUN
    Wind Ensemble and Concert Band:
    Cornerstones of Band Literature

    3 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    25
    TUES
    University Symphony Orchestra with
    Choir of the West and University Chorale

    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center

    UNIVERSITY THEATRE
    Light Up the Sky
    Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25, at 8 pm
    Oct. 26 at 2 pm

    William Parker directs a comedy by Moss Hart on those who toil in the theatre. The play gives a witty look at the director, playwright, producer and actors as they navigate the path to a Broadway opening.

    The Trip to Bountiful
    Nov. 20 - 22 at 8 pm
    Nov. 23 at 2 pm

    A rare amalgam of sorrow and laughter, written by Horton Foote, the play is a reminder that the reflections of the past, not the promises of the future, are what hold families together in the present. The play is produced by Alpha Psi Omega, a student theatre honor society, and directed by student Kevin Lee. All University Theatre performances are in Eastvold Auditorium. Tickets are $7 general, $4 seniors, PLU faculty, staff, students. Call 253-535-7762.

    D E C E M B E R









    2
    TUES
    Festival of Lessons and Carols
    8pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    3
    WED
    Park Avenue Vocal Jazz
    8 pm, Scandinavian Cultural Center, University Center
    5
    Fri
    Sankta Lucia Festival of Light
    7 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    9
    TUES
    Organ Concert
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    David Dahl(organ), David Harkness(trumpet),
    Kathleen Vaught Farner(horn)
    11
    THURS
    Composers Forum
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    13 and 14
    Choral Union and Northwest Sinfonietta:
    J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio

    Dec. 13, 8 pm; Dec. 14, 3 pm, Rialto Theatre,
    Tacoma. Tickets available only by calling
    253-591-5894. NO PASSES
    20
    SAT
    5th Annual Julefest
    6 pm, Scandinavian Cultural Center

    Choral Arts Northwest: Christmas
    in Scandinavia
    8 pm, Mary Baker Russell Music Center.
    Tickets $12 general, $10 students/seniors.

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    Source: Pacific Lutheran Scene, Fall 1997
    Edited by: Linda Elliott, Summer Senior Editor (elliotlm@plu.edu)
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    Last Update: 12/09/97