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October 3   Friday
8 P.M. Poetry Reading by Tom Sleigh (PP)
Maier Museum of Art
9:30 P.M. The Best of No Shame
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
The Best of No Shame

October 4   Saturday
11 A.M. Artist Talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt
Maier Museum of Art
1:30 P.M. The 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion (PP)
Maier Museum of Art
The 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium: Panel Discussion with Kathy Muehlemann, Jenny Lynn McNutt, and Tom Sleigh
7:30 P.M. Faculty Emeritus Recital: Ray Luck, piano (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall
Piano Recital

October 8   Wednesday
7:30 P.M. Ashok Roy, Director of Collections for the National Gallery, London presents "F for Fake - R for Real: The Fall and Rise of Two Madonnas" (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall
Ashok Roy, Director of Collections for the National Gallery, London presents "F for Fake - R for Real: The Fall and Rise of Two Madonnas" In the 21st century, science and technology are begin used increasingly to understand the history and origins of works or art, and to confirm or contest attributions. This talk looks at the recent fortunes of two Italian Renaissance Madonnas in the National Gallery, London.

October 10   Friday
4 P.M. 2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg (PP)
Dell, Outdoor Areas
2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg. Directed by Amy R. Cohen (rain location: Houston Memorial Chapel)

October 11   Saturday
12 P.M. Lunch & Lecture with Author, Gary Pendleton
Maier Museum of Art
"Lunch & Lecture with Author, Gary Pendleton" - Enjoy lunch while author Gary Pendleton discusses details from his recently published book, '100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic.' Packed with over 400 eye-catching color reproductions of work by some of today’s finest plein air artists, '100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic' includes spectacular beach scenes, pastorals, cityscapes, and harbor scenes. This informative volume also features a concise history of landscape painting in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, showing examples of great art of the past by some outstanding Mid-Atlantic painters. Included in the book is a reproduction of the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College’s, 'Our Wisteria' (ca. 1927), by Louise Jordan Smith. Following his presentation, there will be a book signing for those who purchase his book. Some artists who are represented in the book will be available for signing as well. This event is sponsored by the Lynchburg Art Club and the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Optional boxed lunches are available for $10, please call (434) 947-8136 or email museum@randolphcollege.edu to place your ‘Boxed Lunch Order.’ Payment must be recived by the Maier Museum no later than September 25th.
4 P.M. 2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg
Dell, Outdoor Areas
2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg. Directed by Amy R. Cohen (rain location: Houston Memorial Chapel)

October 12   Sunday
4 P.M. 2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg
Dell, Outdoor Areas
2014 Randolph College Greek Play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg. Directed by Amy R. Cohen (rain location: Houston Memorial Chapel)

October 18   Saturday
10 A.M. Poetry Society of Virginia Public Event
Maier Museum of Art
Poetry Society of Virginia Public Event - Guest speaker Vivian Teter will read from her work and talk about poetry, including ekphrastic writing. In 2013, her ekphrastic poem, 'One of Twenty-Eight Views of the Moon,' was published on the Maier Museum's Ekphrastic Poetry webpage, www.maiermuseum.org/ekphrastic. Teter, Professor of English at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, VA holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Arizona and a B.A. in English from Hollins University. In addition to many publications in journals and her book of poetry, 'Translating a Bridge' (2007), she is at work on another manuscript, 'Breath Enough.'

November 2   Sunday
3 P.M. Guest Artist Recital: Daniel Sender, violin, and Luca Trombetta, viola (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

November 5   Wednesday
8 P.M. Reading by Kevin "Mc" McIlvoy, Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence (PP)
Alice Ashley Jack Room, Smith Memorial Building
Reading by Kevin "Mc" McIlvoy, Pearl S. Buck Writer in Residence. Kevin McIlvoy has published four novels ("A Waltz", "The Fifth Station", "Little Peg", "Hyssop") and, most recently, a short story collection, "The Complete History of New Mexico" (Graywolf Press). His short fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Southern Review, Ploughshares, Missouri Review, and many other literary magazines. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in fiction, and for twenty-seven years he was fiction editor and editor in chief of the national literary magazine, Puerto del Sol. He has taught in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program in Creative Writing since 1990; he taught as a Regents Professor of Creative Writing in the New Mexico State University MFA Program in Creative Writing from 1981 to 2008; and he has served on the Board of Directors of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

November 14   Friday
7:30 P.M. Fall Theatre Production: "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Mother Courage and Her Children: Randolph College Wildcat Theatre Fall Production: Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, Directed by Brooke Edwards; Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Building, 7:30 p.m. $10 general, $8 Faculty/Staff/Alums/Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. A sobering look at the devastation of war and the blindness of those who profit from it. written to counter the rise of fascism after the invasion of Poland in 1939. Considered the greatest play of the 20th century. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

November 15   Saturday
7:30 P.M. Fall Theatre Production: "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Mother Courage and Her Children: Randolph College Wildcat Theatre Fall Production: Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, Directed by Brooke Edwards; Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Building, 7:30 p.m. $10 general, $8 Faculty/Staff/Alums/Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. A sobering look at the devastation of war and the blindness of those who profit from it. written to counter the rise of fascism after the invasion of Poland in 1939. Considered the greatest play of the 20th century. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

November 16   Sunday
2 P.M. Family Program: Totem Poles
Maier Museum of Art
Family Program: Totem Poles - Native Americans have used animal imagery to make monumental wooden sculpture for hundreds, possibly thousands of years. Drop in between 2 and 4 p.m. to learn more about totem poles and make your own inspired by The 103rd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: A Menagerie of Metaphors. Totem Poles is led by local artist and educator, Kristin Reiber Harris. Maier Members $4 ; Non-Members $5. All materials provided. Pre-registration is encouraged: (434) 947-8136 or museum@randolphcollege.edu.
7:30 P.M. Fall Theatre Production: "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Mother Courage and Her Children: Randolph College Wildcat Theatre Fall Production: Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, Directed by Brooke Edwards; Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Building, 7:30 p.m. $10 general, $8 Faculty/Staff/Alums/Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. A sobering look at the devastation of war and the blindness of those who profit from it. written to counter the rise of fascism after the invasion of Poland in 1939. Considered the greatest play of the 20th century. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

November 21   Friday
7:30 P.M. Fall Theatre Production: "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Mother Courage and Her Children: Randolph College Wildcat Theatre Fall Production: Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, Directed by Brooke Edwards; Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Building, 7:30 p.m. $10 general, $8 Faculty/Staff/Alums/Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. A sobering look at the devastation of war and the blindness of those who profit from it. written to counter the rise of fascism after the invasion of Poland in 1939. Considered the greatest play of the 20th century. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

November 22   Saturday
7:30 P.M. Fall Theatre Production: "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Mother Courage and Her Children: Randolph College Wildcat Theatre Fall Production: Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht, Directed by Brooke Edwards; Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Building, 7:30 p.m. $10 general, $8 Faculty/Staff/Alums/Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. A sobering look at the devastation of war and the blindness of those who profit from it. written to counter the rise of fascism after the invasion of Poland in 1939. Considered the greatest play of the 20th century. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

December 1   Monday
7 P.M. Public Lecture by Corban Addison "Bringing Justice to Life through Storytelling" (PP)
Nichols Theatre, Student Center

December 3   Wednesday
7 P.M. Randolph College WildCat Theatre Open Auditions! Winter & Spring Theatre Productions
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Randolph College WildCat Theatre Open Auditions! Winter & Spring Theatre Productions: Thoresen Theatre, Leggett Bldg, 7:00 p.m. Open auditions for Winter & Spring theatre productions: No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre (performing Feb. 20-22 & 27, 28) Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang (performing April 16 - 20) More information online at WildCatTheatre.com/Auditions.

December 5   Friday
7:30 P.M. Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert (PP)
Smith Hall Theatre, Smith Memorial Building
10:45 P.M. No Shame: Lynchburg
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
No Shame: Lynchburg: Randolph College WildCat Theatre hosts No Shame: Lynchburg! The Lab Theatre, Leggett 203, 10:45 p.m. (acts register at 10:15) Tickets are Pay What You Will ($5 donation recommended) at the door. An event with infinite possibility! No Shame is a movement that encourages artists to try out new ideas in a supportive environment where performers are not ashamed to attempt new work. Fifteen, five minute segments available. Get your material together, or come out and watch. Each showing is unique.

December 7   Sunday
7:30 P.M. Christmas Vespers (PP)
Houston Memorial Chapel

December 12   Friday
2 P.M. Music Department Recital (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

January 23   Friday
7:30 P.M. Guest Artist Recital
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

February 4   Wednesday
8 P.M. Creative Nonfiction Reading by Dave Mondy
Alice Ashley Jack Room, Smith Memorial Building
Creative Nonfiction Reading by Dave Mondy --

February 20   Friday
7:30 P.M. Winter Theatre Production: "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
"No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, directed by Jeffrey Glickman $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Sartre’s hell is other people and being caused to see oneself as an object in the world of another consciousness. Stark Young called it “a phenomenon of the modern theatre . . . It should be seen whether you like it or not."-New Republic. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information

February 21   Saturday
7:30 P.M. Winter Theatre Production: "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
"No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, directed by Jeffrey Glickman $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Sartre’s hell is other people and being caused to see oneself as an object in the world of another consciousness. Stark Young called it “a phenomenon of the modern theatre . . . It should be seen whether you like it or not."-New Republic. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information

February 22   Sunday
7:30 P.M. Winter Theatre Production: "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
"No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, directed by Jeffrey Glickman $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Sartre’s hell is other people and being caused to see oneself as an object in the world of another consciousness. Stark Young called it “a phenomenon of the modern theatre . . . It should be seen whether you like it or not."-New Republic. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information

February 27   Friday
7:30 P.M. Winter Theatre Production: "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
"No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, directed by Jeffrey Glickman $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Sartre’s hell is other people and being caused to see oneself as an object in the world of another consciousness. Stark Young called it “a phenomenon of the modern theatre . . . It should be seen whether you like it or not."-New Republic. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information

February 28   Saturday
7:30 P.M. Winter Theatre Production: "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre
Lab Theatre (LG 203), Harold G. Leggett Building
"No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, directed by Jeffrey Glickman $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Sartre’s hell is other people and being caused to see oneself as an object in the world of another consciousness. Stark Young called it “a phenomenon of the modern theatre . . . It should be seen whether you like it or not."-New Republic. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information

March 1   Sunday
3 P.M. Music Department Winter Showcase (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

March 27   Friday
7:30 P.M. Guest Artist Recital: Jeannette Jang, violin, and Adam Carter, cello
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

April 15   Wednesday
8 P.M. Reading by Christian Wiman & Danielle Chapman (PP)
Alice Ashley Jack Room, Smith Memorial Building
Reading by Christian Wiman & Danielle Chapman (PP) Poet, translator, editor, and essayist Christian Wiman was raised in West Texas, earned a BA at W&L, and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford. His poetry collection "Every Riven Thing" (2010) won the Commonwealth Prize from the English Speaking Union, was a finalist for the Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award, and was named one of the New Yorker’s top 11 poetry books of 2010. His debut collection, "The Long Home" (1998), won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. Stolen Air (2012) contains Wiman’s translations of Osip Mandelstam’s poetry. Wiman’s essay collections include My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer (2013) and Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet (2007). A former Guggenheim fellow, Wiman served as the editor of Poetry magazine from 2003 to 2013. He has taught at Stanford University, Northwestern University, and Lynchburg College. He currently teaches at Yale Divinity School. Danielle Chapman’s poetry has appeared in magazines and journals such as The Atlantic, Harvard Review, and TriQuarterly, among others. She is a critic as well as a poet, and her reviews have appeared in Poetry and the New York Times. Chapman directed the publishing-industry programs for the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture. She lives in New Haven and teaches at Yale University.

April 16   Thursday
7:30 P.M. Spring Theatre Production "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang (PP)
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang (PP): Randolph College WildCat Theatre Spring production: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Directed by Jim Ackley; Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building 7:30 P.M. $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Broadway’s Best Play of 2013, broad comedy raised to the level of high art. Chekhovian themes reflected in the absurdity of middle age, with modern day angst as fodder for hilarity. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

April 17   Friday
7:30 P.M. Spring Theatre Production "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang: Randolph College WildCat Theatre Spring production: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Directed by Jim Ackley; Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building 7:30 P.M. $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Broadway’s Best Play of 2013, broad comedy raised to the level of high art. Chekhovian themes reflected in the absurdity of middle age, with modern day angst as fodder for hilarity. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

April 18   Saturday
7:30 P.M. Spring Theatre Production "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang: Randolph College WildCat Theatre Spring production: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Directed by Jim Ackley; Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building 7:30 P.M. $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Broadway’s Best Play of 2013, broad comedy raised to the level of high art. Chekhovian themes reflected in the absurdity of middle age, with modern day angst as fodder for hilarity. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

April 19   Sunday
7:30 P.M. Spring Theatre Production "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang: Randolph College WildCat Theatre Spring production: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Directed by Jim Ackley; Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building 7:30 P.M. $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Broadway’s Best Play of 2013, broad comedy raised to the level of high art. Chekhovian themes reflected in the absurdity of middle age, with modern day angst as fodder for hilarity. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

April 20   Monday
7:30 P.M. Spring Theatre Production "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang
Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang: Randolph College WildCat Theatre Spring production: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Directed by Jim Ackley; Thoresen Theatre, Harold G. Leggett Building 7:30 P.M. $10 general, $8 Seniors(60+), $5 students: Reservations: 434-947-8562. Broadway’s Best Play of 2013, broad comedy raised to the level of high art. Chekhovian themes reflected in the absurdity of middle age, with modern day angst as fodder for hilarity. Go to WildCatTheatre.com/production/Season for more information.

April 26   Sunday
7:30 P.M. Spring Concert (PP)
Houston Memorial Chapel

April 30   Thursday
7:30 P.M. Touch of Harmony Spring Recital (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall

May 1   Friday
2 P.M. Music Department Recital (PP)
Wimberly Recital Hall, Presser Hall