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Hastings College November Events
October 18, 2011
For Immediate Release
Hastings College November Events
Note to Media: Events and dates may be subject to change. For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Alicia O’Donnell at (402) 705-0120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Hastings, Neb.) – The following events are scheduled take place at Hastings College during the month of November 2011. Please visit www.hastings.edu for more information.
Lighting of the Campus
With new features including a luminary walk and a live nativity, the 2011 HC Lighting of the Campus is a great way to kick off your holiday season. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, festivities will begin at 7 p.m. in French Memorial Chapel with fabulous holiday music by the HC Department of Music and a reading of the Christmas story. Then enjoy the luminary walk, free photos with Santa and free refreshments.
The Hastings College Student Association and the Hastings Museum present a screening of “The Adventures of Loop and Rhett”, on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on the Hastings Museum’s Lied Super Screen Theater. Hastings native and HC alum Michael Tushaus ’98 serves as an Executive Producer for the 37-minute western/action/comedy/adventure film. The event is free and open to the public although reservations will be required.
Make reservations starting on Tuesday, Oct. 25 by calling the Hastings Museum (402) 461-4629 or (800) 508-4629.
8:00 p.m., Tues., Nov. 8 – David Sedaris, author/humorist, French Memorial Chapel
If you were unable to secure tickets in October, you are welcome to join the standby line or watch via video in an overflow room in the Wilson Center (714 E. 9th St.) Sponsored by the Artist Lecture Series National Speaker Committee
Theatre -- Annual Alpha Psi Omega Production for Youth
The Hastings College Department of Theatre Arts presents “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” by Peter Bloedel at 8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., Nov. 11-12 and at 2 p.m., Sat.-Sun., Nov. 12 in Scott Studio Theatre. The Box Office opens Thurs., Nov. 3 and will remain open Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 402-461-7380 or e-mail email@example.com to reserve your tickets. All tickets for this show are $5.
Saint Louis Brass Quintet
From Baroque to Big Band jazz, the Saint Louis Brass Quintet has been playing it all since 1964. On Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.), the group brings its broad repertoire to Hastings College. The concert is free and open to the public.
The performance is sponsored by the Hastings College Department of Music, Hastings College Artist Lecture Series and the Hastings First Presbyterian Church, through the Langenberg Music Endowment with assistance from Mid-America Arts Alliance.
It’s not too late to join the chorus! This month, rehearsals for Hastings College’s performance of Handel’s Messiah are scheduled for Nov. 3 & 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Perkins Auditorium. Singers must also attend two required rehearsals on Sat., Dec. 3rd at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The performance for the community is scheduled for Sun., Dec. 4th at 3 p.m. in the Lynn Farrell Arena. It will be free and open to the public. Register for the chorus at www.hastings.edu/messiah or by calling 402-461-7448. Musical scores will be available for purchase.
Events and times may be subject to change. Contact the HC Music Dept. at 402-461-7448 for more information.
November Music Events
1 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Margaret Gregory, flute; Ross Thomason, composition;
and Christa Holmberg, saxophone, Perkins Auditorium
3 7:30 p.m. Messiah Rehearsal, Perkins Auditorium
6 5:00 p.m. Guest Recital: Organist, (Langenberg Music Endowment) and HC Bell
Choir, First Presbyterian Church of Hastings
7 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Spectrum/Jazz Ensemble, French Memorial Chapel
10 7:30 p.m. Messiah Rehearsal, Perkins Auditorium
11 7:30 p.m. Guest Recital: Saint Louis Brass Quintet, French Memorial Chapel
13 7:30 p.m. Student Recital: Anna Francis, piano; Kelli Van Meter, soprano; and
Nicholas Raimondo, piano, Perkins Auditorium
14 10:00 a.m. Music Hour, Perkins Auditorium
29 12:30 p.m. Student Recital: Nathan Mertens, lecture/recital, Perkins Auditorium
November Home Athletic Events
Nov. 1 Women’s Basketball vs. Southwestern College (Winfield, KS) 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 Men’s Basketball vs. York College 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 Volleyball vs. Concordia University 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 5 Women’s Basketball vs. Kansas Wesleyan University 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 9 Women’s Basketball vs. University Nebraska-Kearney (exhibition) 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 9 Men’s Basketball vs. Bellevue University 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 16 Men’s Basketball vs. Sterling College 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 22 Women’s Basketball vs. Midland University 6:00 p.m.
Nov. 22 Men’s Basketball vs. Midland University 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 25 Men’s Basketball vs. McPherson College (KS) (HC Classic) 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 26 Men’s Basketball vs. Bethel College (KS) (HC Classic) 6:00 p.m.
HC Hometown Express
HC President Dennis Trotter is embarking on the HC Hometown Express Tour to explore the remarkable communities from which HC draws so much support. Upcoming stops include Grand Island, Broken Bow, Burwell, Omaha, Lincoln and Doniphan. To find out when he is coming to your town, go to www.hastings.edu/president.
7:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 5 and 19, sky viewing at Sachtleben Observatory
4725 S. Wabash Ave. Call 402-462-7378 for more information.
Nov. 1-30 Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 13-19 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Nov. 14-18 Transgender Awareness Week
Nov. 18 Great American Smoke Out
Nov. 24-25 Administrative Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). A total of 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs are offered to more than 1,150 students. Hastings College was named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review, and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit www.hastings.edu for more information.