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Elizabethtown College’s April 14 Ware Lecture on Peacemaking presents award-winning human rights activist and Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Award-winning human rights activist and Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi presents the 2011 Ware Lecture on Peacemaking,  at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Elizabethtown College’s Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. She will speak on “The Golden Cage,” based on her forthcoming book. Tickets—which are free, but required—are available by calling the College’s Ticket Hotline at 717-361-4757. An Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, Ebadi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 for her significant and pioneering efforts in democracy and human rights, especially for the rights of women and children. In her research, and as an activist, she is known for[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College hosts Clarinetfest 2011 April 14

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Elizabethtown College’s Fine and Performing Arts Department, Music Division, hosts Clarinetfest 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the College’s Gibble Auditorium. Ensembles participating in the concert include students from Elizabethtown, Dickinson, Messiah and Lancaster Bible colleges and West Chester University. The program features musical selections by composers Bach, Bartok, Dvorak, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and John Williams, among others. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Amy Reynolds, 717-361-1212.



Elizabethtown College hosts powwow April 16 Features authentic Native American dancers, musicians, vendors

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Elizabethtown College presents its first ever powwow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in celebration of Native American heritage. Powwows are the Native American people’s way of gathering to celebrate life and share cultural traditions through dance and song and to see old friends and make new ones. The powwow, featuring authentic American Indian dancers, musicians and vendors, takes place in the College’s Thompson Gymnasium. The program is open to the public and is sponsored by the College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Office of Diversity and the Provost and Senior Vice President. Admission is $5[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College presents Spring Orchestra Concert April 17 Works of Rossini, Copland, Beethoven, Hofeldt and Lowden

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

The Music Division of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Elizabethtown College presents the Spring 2011 Orchestra Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in Musser Auditorium, Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. The concert is free and open to the public. The 70-member ensemble, directed by Dr. Robert Spence and Nathan Shughart ’11, will perform works by Rossini, Copland, Beethoven, Hofeldt and Lowden.  Featured in the concert is Abigail Eagleson, winner of the 2010 Elizabethtown College Concerto Competition, performing a movement from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor. Pre-program music is provided by members of[Read more...]



The Fine Arts Division of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Elizabethtown College presents the closing reception and awards ceremony for the College’s 24th Annual Juried Student Art Show at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Lyet Gallery of Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. The art show features 58 works from Elizabethtown College students. Awards will be given in each of the following categories: ceramics, computer art, drawing, mixed media, painting, printmaking and sculpture. The juror this year was Anne Lampe, executive director for the Demuth Museum. The closing reception and awards ceremony is free and open to the public

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) invites OT practitioners and others to review research projects conducted by the College’s graduate students at its annual Graduate Research Symposium held from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the Elizabethtown College Master’s Center for Science, Mathematics and Engineering. The event also features the work of undergraduate OT honors students. The symposium is free and is open to the public. Among the graduate students presenting are Alison Baklarz, Sara Brown, Traci Bruno, Laura Festa, Emily Fritchman, Carly Goetting, Katie Goodman, Megan Gorman, Julia Hostetter, Katharine Huylebroeck, Mike Jankowski, Meredith Judge, Tim Katzaman, Jocelyn Kibby,[Read more...]



Elizabethtown College’s 24th Annual Juried Art Show awards student art work April 18 Show concludes with closing reception and awards ceremony

Apr 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

The Fine Arts Division of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Elizabethtown College presents the closing reception and awards ceremony for the College’s 24th Annual Juried Student Art Show at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Lyet Gallery of Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. The art show features 58 works from Elizabethtown College students. Awards will be given in each of the following categories: ceramics, computer art, drawing, mixed media, painting, printmaking and sculpture. The juror this year was Anne Lampe, executive director for the Demuth Museum. The closing reception and awards ceremony is free and open to the[Read more...]



The Jay Vonada Trio will be performing in Carlisle PA

Apr 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Entertainment, Events

The Jay Vonada Trio will be performing in Carlisle PA at Mountain Lakes Market on Saturday May 7 6:00-8:00pm. Bring Your Lawn chair and come out for an evening of live jazz. Jay Vonada on Trombone Alex Sell on Organ Kevin Lowe on Drums $5.00 Admission Tickets can be purchased by contacting Mountain Lakes Market or Jay Vonada: Mountain Lakes Market 1800 Newville Road Carlisle, PA 17015 http://mtnlakesmarket.com 717-258-5922



Antonio Andrade performs at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

 Antonio performs from 3 – 5 pm on Friday May 15 “It’s taken a little time to get here, but singing and playing my own songs these days is the best it’s ever been!” Singing Dylan songs at parties and a first band in high school (”yeah, we had an electric accordian; the Flying Wedge.”) led to dabbling in coffeehouses during his years at Penn State. (”I’ve been chasing and following my passion for music along with a daytime career for about 30 years now.”) Accompanying himself on guitar and harmonica and singing cover songs, mostly in bars, with an occasional festival[Read more...]



Maria Wilson, guitar/vocals at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Maria is a professional solo instrmental guitarist and has been performing for over 20 yrs.She has 5 c-ds and has openend up for Roger Mcguinn,Livingston Taylor and Michael McDonald.She also teached numerous private guitar and drum students and taught at Harrisburg Area Community College.  



Lane Kohler, vocal/guitar at Conewago Coffeehouse

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Events

Entertaining us with his sweet voice and pleasant performing style, join us Friday, April 8th for a relaxing evening of music.    7:30 – 9:30 pm.