Week 11: October 30 – November 5

Scholars Forum: Jennifer Curtis

Witherspoon Campus Cinema
Monday, October 30 & Tuesday, October 31
3:00 PM
The astonishingly talented Jennifer Curtis returns to the Scholars Forum! Jennifer has performed around the world: as a soloist with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Venezuela; in Romania in honor of George Enescu; world premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York City; at the Library of Congress; and El Festival de las Artes Esenias in Peru, among many others. Jennifer has a particular focus on music as humanitarian aid and has collaborated with musical shaman in the Andes and taught and collaborated with Kurdish refugees in Turkey.


*Author Event: John Hodgman

Hunt Library, Duke Energy Hall
Monday, October 30  
7:00 PM
Writer, comedian, and actor John Hodgman visits NC State with his new book, Vacationland. This program is a co-presentation of the NCSU Libraries and Quail Ridge Books. There are 28 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by Anna Wojciechowski.

 

*NC State Music: Wind Ensemble

102 Sullivan Hall
Tuesday, October 31
6:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the NC State Wind Ensemble. There are 14 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by Rachel Finkelstein.

 

USP Film Series: A Touch of Sin

D.H. Hill Library Auditorium
Tuesday, October 31
6:30 PM
This semester the film series is focused on the best films of the 21st century so far. Join us for a film screening followed by a discussion of the film. Be prepared to share your thoughts. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.  Attendance will be taken by Ken Johnson.  

 

USP Discussion Series: In the Headlines

Sullivan Hall Classroom
Wednesday, November 1
12:25 PM
Join your fellow Scholars for a 50-minute discussion of local, national and international events.  Free copies of the New York Times will be distributed. There are 24 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by a USP staff person.

 

*NC Museum of Natural Sciences Tour of the Living Conservatory

102 Sullivan Hall
Thursday, November 2
1:15 PM
Take a sneak peek tour behind the scenes of the live animal collections at the downtown Raleigh NC Museum of Natural Sciences. There are 13 spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by Crystal Wallace.

 

 

Modern Homes Realty Architecture Movie Series: Edge of the Possible: Special Edition

Hunt Library Auditorium
Thursday, November 2
7:30 PM
Hear the captivating story of Jorn Utzon and the Sydney Opera House. This event does not require advance registration. Seating may be limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.  Attendance will be taken by Ali Davis.

 

*NC State Music: Ladies in Red

102 Sullivan Hall
Saturday, November 4
6:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the a cappella group, Ladies in Red. There are 14  spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by Caleb Drum.

 

*NC State Music: Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra

102 Sullivan Hall
Sunday, November 5
3:15 PM
Enjoy a performance by the Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra. There are 14  spaces available for this event and advance registration is required.  Attendance will be taken by Jamal Alexander.