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Wednesday Memo
April 22, 2015

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BFA Student Art Exhibition
Through Thursday, April 23 • M-F, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • The Gallery in Bloch Hall • Info: Art, 9-665-6400
Work by UM students Samantha Ellis and Sabrina Pearson will be on exhibit.

The Origins of Comics
Wednesday, April 22-Friday, May 22 • regular library hours • Carmichael Library • Info: Alex Beringer,
The third annual comics exhibit at the University of Montevallo, titled “The Origins of Comics: Graphic Narratives as Art and Storytelling 1731-1945,” focuses on the evolution of visual storytelling techniques during the early history of comics. The exhibit traces comics from 18th- and 19th-century sequential and early picture books through the beginnings of Sunday funnies and superhero comics in the early 20th century. The exhibition is produced as a collaborative project by students in Alex Beringer’s Art 327, English 439 and Honors 309 course. It features large visual displays and a book browsing section. For complete information, visit the Wednesday Memo archives.

Piano Ensemble Recital
Wednesday, April 22 • 7:30 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
The Piano Ensemble recital will take place.

UM Wind Ensemble Concert
Thursday, April 23 • 7:30 p.m. • Palmer Auditorium • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
The UM Wind Ensemble will perform.

UM Theatre
Thursday, April 23-Sunday, April 26 • 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matineé • Reynolds Theatre • Info: Theatre, 9-665-6210 • Ticket Info: Box Office, 9-665-6200
UM Theatre will present the Alabama premier of High Fidelity: A Musical. Complete information appears on the features page.

Faculty Recital
Friday, April 24 • 7:30 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
Jay Evans, trombone, will present a faculty recital.

Senior Recital
Saturday, April 25 • 3 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
Mary Arvin, soprano, will present a senior recital.

Percussion Ensemble Performance
Saturday, April 25 • 7 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
The Percussion Ensemble will perform.

Graduate Recital
Sunday, April 26 • 3 p.m. • LeBaron Recital Hall • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
Katie Rogers York, clarinet, will present a graduate recital.

Concert Choir Performance
Sunday, April 26 • 5 p.m. • The Cathedral of Saint Paul, Birmingham • Info: Music, 9-665-6670
The UM Concert Choir will perform a final concert of the season in the acoustically outstanding Cathedral of Saint Paul in Birmingham. This concert will provide a wonderful opportunity to hear the Concert Choir perform many selections from their upcoming European tour repertoire.

Spring Theatre Festival
Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, April 29 • 7:30 p.m. • Chichester Black Box Theatre • Tickets: $3 • Info: Theatre, 9-665-6210 • Ticket Info: Box Office, 9-665-6200
UM Theatre will present the directing work of four UM students. Four student-directed one-acts will be presented each evening. Productions include Number Nine, by Maruxa Vilalta, directed by Peter Strickland; The Receptionist, by Adam Bock, directed by Nick Stokes; The Philadelphia and Sure Thing, by David Ives, directed by James Powers; and Jake Misco, by Qui Nguyen and Robert Ross Parker, directed by Hunter Brown. Seating is limited. Note: Adult content and mature themes.


Wednesday, April 22 • 6 p.m. • Johnson Field • Info: Athletics, 9-665-6600
The Falcons will host West Alabama.


Saturday, May 2 • 9 a.m. • Flowerhill Lawn • Info: Calendar Office, 9-665-6292
The University of Montevallo will hold its spring commencement exercises. The speaker will be Bill Richardson, former two-time governor of New Mexico, U.S Congressman, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Secretary of Energy under President Bill Clinton.


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