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Scripps Event Calendar – October-November

CLAREMONT, California - October 1, 1998

Scripps College presents the following events to be held during the months of October and November. Unless otherwise indicated, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact the number listed.

Concerts

November 6 – Friday Noon Concert Series

“Samuel Barber’s Medea” and “A ballet from Martha Graham,” with Peter Boyer, conducting. 12:15 p.m., Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 607-3266.

November 8, Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

“A Joint Performance of The Claremont Concert Orchestra with the Scripps Dancers.” The orchestra is directed by Michael Deane Lamkin and features Michiko Laura Kimura, piano, and Katherine Brett Morgan, violin. The Scripps Dancers perform under the direction of choreographer Ronnie Brosterman. The event includes works by Smetana, Dvoràk, and Mozart. You are invited to bring canned goods to be donated to the West End Hunger Program: SOVA. Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College, 4th and College, Claremont. (909) 621-8280.

November 13 – Noon Concert Series

“New Compositions.” A performance of new work by Bill Alves, HMC faculty. 12:15 p.m., Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 607-3266.

November 20 – Noon Concert Series

“Inland Empire Chamber Artists.” A program featuring Bonnie Bell, violin. 12:15 p.m., Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 607-3266.

December 4 – Noon Concert Series

“Choral Music for the Christmas Season.” The Chamber Choir of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps College will perform under the direction of Anna DeMichele. 12:15 p.m., Balch Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont.
(909)607-3266.

Dance

December 3 through December 5

“In The Works…A Dance Concert.” A presentation of Scripps and Pomona Dance Programs. 8 p.m., Pendleton Dance Center, Pomona College, Claremont. (909) 607-2934. There will be a $3.00 admission fee.

Exhibitions

October 24 through December 15

“Susan Hertel: A Retrospective.” A comprehensive museum survey of the art of Susan Hertel, a painter whose art has been widely exhibited and collected in the Southwest. Ruth Chandler Willamson Gallery, Scripps College, 11th and Columbia, Claremont. (909) 607-3397.

November 2 through December 2

“Accents on Images: The Language of Illustrated Books.” Featuring selections from the special collections of The Libraries of The Claremont Colleges, this exhibition explores illustrated books with texts in a variety of modern foreign languages. Books range from lavishly illustrated 15th century manuscripts to recently produced artists’ books and demonstrate a broad sample of illustrated techniques. Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 607-3606.

November 2 through December 29

“The Olive Percival Collection of Dolls, Toys, and Miniatures.” On display is a collection of dolls, photographs, and miniatures given to Scripps College by Olive Percival, an early Los Angeles writer, artist, and collector. Denison Library, Scripps College 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. For further information and library hours, please call (909) 607-3941.

Lectures/Discussions

November 4

“Who are ‘We’? Europe and Its Others After the Cold War.” A distinguished social and political theorist at Harvard, Seyla Benhabib, examines the “we” of the post-Cold War Europe. 4:15 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont.(909) 621-8326.

November 9

“Human Rights Non-Governmental Organizations: Both Heat and Light.” Rita Maran, former associate director of the Human Rights program at UC Berkeley, has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of State on Bosnia and has written a book on torture. Her lecture will address the role of non-governmental organizations in current human rights interventions. 4:15 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 621-8326.

November 19

“Apologizing for Slavery: The Need for Non-Liberal Understanding of Human Rights.” Candace Vogler, current professor of philosophy at Chicago University, is a scholar-activist who performs legal support work for Uthuri House, an African-American liberation center. She argues the need for non-liberal understandings of human rights. 4:15 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909)621-8326.

December 3

“Counter-storytellings Through Literary Fiction: The Law of the Unspoken Voice.” A professor of law at Rutgers University, David Dante Troutt is the author of The Monkey Suit, fictions that bring to life the people affected by ten landmark African-American legal cases. He will discuss the strategy of using fiction to evoke “the unspeaking voice.” 4:15 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont. (909) 621-8326.