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Wednesday Memo
Oct. 29, 2014

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ARTS/CULTURE

BFA Art Exhibition
Through Thursday, Oct. 30 • M-F, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • The Gallery at Bloch Hall • Info: Art, 9-665-6400
Student work will be on exhibit.

Luis Benejam Tribute Concert
Thursday, Oct. 30 • 7:30 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
The Luis Benejam Tribute Concert will take place, featuring Laurie Middaugh, piano and organ; Lori Ardovino, also saxophone; and Joseph Ardovino, trumpet; with special guest artist Marta Valero, mezzo-soprano. Luis Benejam (1914-1968) was a Spanish composer who spent several years as violinist of the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and as composer-in-residence here at the University of Montevallo. The University holds a unique collection of his original manuscripts and musical scores, which have proven invaluable to music history students in their studies at UM. This concert is free and open to the public.

Day of the Dead Altars Dedication
Friday, Oct. 31 • 10-10:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 a.m. • Carmichael Library • Info: Foreign Languages, 9-665-6420
Please join students from the SPN 201 classes for the annual dedication of the Day of the Dead ofrendas (altars). There will be two presentations at the times noted above. Each ofrenda honors a figure from Mexican history. Refreshments will be provided, including samples of authentic pan de muerto – bread of the dead. The ofrendas are currently on display on the ground floor of Carmichael Library and will remain there until Friday, Nov. 7. All are encouraged to come and view them during regular library hours, even if unable to attend the dedication.

BFA Student Art Exhibition
Monday, Nov. 3-Thursday, Nov. 6 • M-F, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • The Gallery at Bloch Hall • Info: Art, 9-665-6400
“The Dream Sequence,” featuring paintings by UM BFA student Shanda Paige, and “Suspended,” featuring photography and painting by UM BFA student Hannah Barrett, will be on exhibit. An opening reception will take place Sunday, Nov. 2, from 5-8 p.m., in Bloch Hall Gallery.

Jefferson County Alumni Art Auction
Friday, Nov. 7 • 6-8 p.m. • Homewood Library (1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209) • Info: Alumni Relations, 9-665-6215 or paynet@montevallo.edu
The annual Jefferson County Alumni Art Auction will take place. Enjoy the evening and bid on beautiful artwork by UM faculty, students, alumni and friends! Heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and entertainment will be provided. Proceeds benefit the Jefferson County Scholarship Fund. This is a free event.

Cabaret (coming soon)
Thursday, Nov. 13-Sunday, Nov. 16 • 7:30 p.m. nightly, with a 2 p.m. matineé performance on Sunday • Reynolds Studio Theatre • Info: Theatre, 9-665-6200
Cabaret, with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Joe Masterhoff, will make its first return to the UM stage in more than a decade! Directed by David Callaghan, with musical direction by Michael King and choreography by UM alumnus Carl Dean. Complete information will appear in the next issue of Wednesday Memo.

ATHLETICS

Men’s Soccer
Wednesday, Nov. 1 • 3:30 p.m. • soccer field • Info: Athletics, 9-665-6600
The Falcons will host Young Harris in their final home match of the season.

Women’s Soccer
Wednesday, Oct. 29 • 7 p.m. • soccer field • Info: Athletics, 9-665-6600
The Lady Falcons will host Columbus State.

Wednesday, Nov. 1 • 1 p.m. • soccer field • Info: Athletics, 9-665-6600
The Lady Falcons will host Young Harris in their final home match of the season.

 

 

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