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Feb 05
thru
Feb 07

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


By William Shakespeare [Comedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 5-6; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Feb. 7

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Let this classic tale whisk you away to the magical world of Shakespeare.

Hilarity, love and confusion ensue in this beloved Shakespearean comedy. Mystical mayhem surrounds classic characters as they celebrate a wedding, fall under spells, and fall in and out of love in the forests of this magical world.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 06

 

2nd Annual Dance & Cheer Challenge

(Athletics - Competitive Dance)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

-Doors will open at Noon to the general public
-Admission: $5 adults; $3 non-Stephens students w/ valid ID and senior citizens
-Admission is FREE for Stephens students

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 07

 

Game Night

(Campus - Student)

Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Pillsbury Hall Lounge

Join us for a laid-back Sunday evening where we will relax, laugh and enjoy some games with friends before the week gets started!

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 07

 

Sparking Words

(Campus)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Dudley 225

"Sparking Words: A Workshop with Tara Betts" presented by the English & Creative Writing program.

Tara Betts is the author of the book "Arc & Hue", a full-length poetry collection. In 2010, Essence Magazine named her as one of their "40 Favorite Poets".

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 07

 

Movie Night in Searcy

(Campus - Student)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Searcy Hall Lobby

Come hang out in Searcy Hall Lobby with us as we watch the fun movie The Hobbit. We’ll snack on popcorn and relax before classes start the next day.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 08

 

Poetics and Politics of Hip Hop

(Campus - Student)

Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall Recital Hall

Author and professor Tara Betts will discuss the overlap between poetics and politics in hip hop culture and how it can impact choices we make in our own writing.

Dr. Betts is the author of "Break the Habit" and "Arc & Hue" as well as the chapbooks 7 x 7: kwansabas and THE GREATEST!: A Hip Homage to Muhammad Ali. She holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University and an M.F.A. from New England College. She teaches at University of Illinois-Chicago. Her writing has appeared in POETRY, Essence, HBO's "Def Poetry Jam," and several anthologies.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 08

 

Re-Patching Our History

(Campus)

Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Senior Hall

Please join B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. in 'Re-Patching Our History'. We will be creating a paper quilt. Students will choose one or more biographies to read (we will provide the biographies), then encourage them to draw a picture based on one scene from the life of each person about whom they have read. Mount each picture on a larger sheet of colored paper, and attach pages with yarn to form a quilt of famous African-Americans.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 09

 

An Afternoon with the Bard: Shakespeare in Action

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 12-2 p.m.
Location: Macklanburg Playhouse

The Stephens College School of Performing Arts will host a theatre workshop for students in the Columbia Public Schools.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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Feb 09

 

Health Professions Day

(Community)

Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Location: Windsor Auditorium

Stephens College invites Columbia Public High School girls to Stephens College Health Professions Day with Boone Hospital.

Please join us to learn about health science majors and careers, and enjoy activities and laboratory experiences with Stephens College Health Science faculty. Boone Hospital experts will share personal and professional perspectives relative to career choices in health science.

Learn how to prepare for college while you are still in high school with the Stephens College Center for Career and Professional Development and the Office of Admissions.

You’ll enjoy a complimentary lunch at the Stephens College Stamper Commons dining hall.

Meet and visit with Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honors Society undergraduate students at Stephens.

If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Brunner at [email protected] or (573) 876-7246.

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Feb 10

 

Vespers

(Campus - Student)

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Chapel

Unplug and unwind at the Stephens tradition. Join President Lynch at the Chapel. 

Community Engagement Points: 6

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Feb 11

 

Stars Basketball @ Columbia College

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Southwell Complex

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – Southwell Complex on the campus of Columbia College. Parking can be found in the large parking lot located off of Pannell Street and Wilkes Boulevard.

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

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Feb 11

 

Writing Essay Exams

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 12:30-1:20 pm
Location: Dudley 107

"Writing Essay Exams" is a student workshop presented by Margaret Campbell, director of the Student Success Center. During this workshop students will learn how to prepare and write essay exams. This workshop is especially designed for students taking Global Village and history courses.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 12

 

A Taste of Broadway, A Touch of Shakespeare

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Parlors

Gather for a fabulous evening of entertainment with Broadway star and visiting guest artist Lisa Brescia (Mama Mia and Wicked) along with Tom Andes, who is a music instructor at Stephens. Music at its best! Stephens’ own vocal jazz ensemble, The Velvetones, will also perform.

Appetizers, wine and beer will be served, and childcare will be offered by SLATE (Students Learning About Teacher Education).

Following the celebration, walk to the Macklanburg Playhouse to enjoy the Bard’s own A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Stephens Starbursts, the School of Performing Arts Student Ambassadors.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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Feb 12

 

Flashy Friday Dance

(Campus - Student)

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

The Human Experience invites you to attend the Flashy Friday Dance! Attire is Black Tie and/or undercover spy.
There will be raffles including great prizes like Stephens Pride t-shirts, James Bond movies, free tickets to Ragtag, and more, so bring funds if interested.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 12
thru
Feb 13

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


By William Shakespeare [Comedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 12-13

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Let this classic tale whisk you away to the magical world of Shakespeare.

Hilarity, love and confusion ensue in this beloved Shakespearean comedy. Mystical mayhem surrounds classic characters as they celebrate a wedding, fall under spells, and fall in and out of love in the forests of this magical world.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 13

 

Stars Basketball vs. Harris-Stowe State University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 15

 

Spring Open House

(Admissions)

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Firestone Baars Chapel

We invite prospective students to join us for one of our Spring Open Houses!

- Meet current faculty & students
- Explore your program of interest
- Discuss affordability with Financial Aid

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Feb 16

 

Stars Basketball vs. Park University

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 17

 

Spring Student Social

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location: Hugh Stephens Library

Attention Entering Class of Spring 2016! Join the peer mentors and Office of Advising for pastries and conversation. Come ask questions, learn about campus resources, make connections and make new friends. This event is open to all spring freshmen and transfer students.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 18

 

Education in the Black community

(Campus)

Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Upper Level of the Student Union

Please join B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. for a film collaboration done by our member Ty'Kiera Berry. This film will be about black women breaking barriers in their majors and careers. Please stay for the Q & A that follows. 

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 18

 

Screening of "Dear White People" Film

(Campus)

Time: 8:30-11:00 p.m.
Location: Charters

Join the Sophomore Class for a screening of this prize-winning Sundance film, which satirizes race relations.

Director Justin Simien follows a group of black students attending the fictional Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League institution.Tessa Thompson stars as Samantha White, an activist who's voted to head the university's historically black residence hall. Samantha also hosts the college radio show "Dear White People," which challenges condescending attitudes toward blacks.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 19

 

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Feb 20

 

Senior Day - Stars Basketball vs. St. Louis College of Pharmacy

(Athletics - Basketball)

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Silverthorne Arena

For the full basketball schedule, click here.

Location – John & Mary Silverthorne Arena – home of the Stephens College volleyball, basketball and competitive dance teams

Admission – Free for students with a valid college ID; $5 for the general public; season passes are available purchase at the gate

Find Stephens College Athletics on the Webwww.stephensstars.com

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 25

 

Stress Less Conference

(Campus)

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

Do you long to manage the demands, pressures and problems you face every day? Who doesn’t? Get a handle on your stress, tension and anxieties at the Stress Less Conference! Enjoy a fun relaxing atmosphere of massage, aromatherapy, stress-fighting snacks (yes, chocolate), and kittens (that’s right, kittens!) as you learn techniques for managing the stress and strains of college life.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 25

 

Bach's Lunch

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Free monthly recitals that will have you tapping your toes through the lunch hour.

Enjoy show tunes and other musical selections performed by our talented vocalists. Each month, students perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works in the elegant Historic Senior Hall. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public—but get there early because seats go fast!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Feb 25
thru
Feb 28

 

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


By Paul Zindel [Drama, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., Feb. 25-27; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, Feb. 28

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

A shy girl with a love of science experiences the ups and downs that come with a manic mother and a sister off the rails.

Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, this play focuses on a dysfunctional family in 1978. Beatrice lashes out at daughters Tillie and Ruth, who each possess their very own eccentricities. The play’s intimate look at their lives illustrates universal human truths. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 03

 

Women's History Trivia

(Campus - Student)

Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Stamper Commons (Pit)

Join the Sophomore Class for Women's History "Jeopardy."

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 03
thru
Mar 06

 

Annual Dance Company Spring Concert

(Performing Arts - Dance)


7:30 p.m., March 3-5; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, March 6

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Celebrate beauty of expression through a variety of dance styles.

A highly anticipated Stephens tradition, the spring concert showcases classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance choreographed by faculty. Additionally, brilliant world dance selections choreographed by visiting guest artists make this a truly unique and aesthetically beautiful production.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 05

 

Spring Open House

(Admissions)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Windsor Auditorium

We invite prospective students to join us for one of our Spring Open Houses!

- Meet current faculty & students
- Explore your program of interest
- Discuss affordability with Financial Aid

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Mar 08

 

Faith at College: An Exploration of Community

(Campus)

Time: 4-5 p.m.
Location: Charters Auditorium

Students are invited to engage in a dialogue about the unique challenges that come when pursuing your faith in college. This event is open to all denominations and backgrounds, as well as faculty and staff. We will take the time to discuss in small groups as well as to converse as a whole.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 09

 

Half-the-Sky Day (no classes)

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: various locations

A day of challenge and engagement, inspiration and celebration.

Our Half-the-Sky day program series will allow our entire community to have a conversation about who we are as an institution, what we do and what we will continue to be.

Learn more here.

Students: 3 CE points will be awarded for the morning session, and 3 CE points will be awarded for the afternoon.

Community Engagement Points: 6

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Mar 15

 

Culinary Tour of Diversity

(Community)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall

Join us for an evening filled with food, music, dance and celebration of the diversity within our community and beyond.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 16

 

New Play Showcase

(Campus - Academics)

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Charters Lecture Hall

Join us for a New Play Showcase sponsored by the English/Creative Writing program.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 18
thru
Mar 20

 

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


By Christopher Durang [Comedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., March 18-19; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees, March 19-20

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

This Tony Award winner is “wildly funny.”

Merriment transpires in this Tony Award-winning play that features three single siblings amidst romantic and financial crises. These vibrant characters bring a classic Russian story to life with contemporary humor, and exemplify the everlasting strength of family bonds.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 19

 

Hunter Jumper Horse Show

(Community)

Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Stephens Equestrian Center

Join us for the Hunter Jumper Horse Show hosted and run by Stephens College. Students and members of the community will compete.

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Mar 23

 

Citizen Jane Film Series: Men of the Cloth Screening

(Community - Film)

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Charters Lecture Hall

Attend a documentary of Men of the Cloth by Vicki Vasilopoulos. The film is about three Italian master tailors who share their pride and devotion for an old-world craft. A Q&A with the filmmaker will follow the event.

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 24

 

Bach's Lunch

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Free monthly recitals that will have you tapping your toes through the lunch hour.

Enjoy show tunes and other musical selections performed by our talented vocalists. Each month, students perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works in the elegant Historic Senior Hall. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public—but get there early because seats go fast!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Mar 26
thru
Apr 03

 

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Apr 05

 

Student Forum with the President

(Campus - Student)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union

Come join the Student Government Association and President Dianne Lynch to discuss any compliments, comments and concerns regarding Stephens College. In addition to using your voice, you can receive 6 CE points and enter a raffle!

Community Engagement Points: 6

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Apr 06

 

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Apr 08
thru
Apr 09

 

Skippyjon Jones: Cirque de Ole

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 7 p.m., April 8; 2 p.m., April 9
Location: Macklanburg Playhouse

Come one, come all to Skippyjon Jones & the Greatest Show on Earth!

Follow Skippyjon Jones—a New York Times bestselling kitty—as he goes on a spectacular adventure at Cirque de Ole, where he and his pals perform amazing feats and tricky stunts! Fun for the whole family.

Visit trypskids.com for ticket information.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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Apr 08
thru
Apr 10

 

New Works Dance Concert

(Performing Arts - Dance)


7:30 p.m., April 8-9; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, April 10

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Vibrant new works that will give you a glimpse into the future.

Members of the Stephens Dance Company perform adjudicated student choreography in this edgy and contemporary concert that will leave you inspired.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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Apr 09

 

Accepted Student Day

(Admissions)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood

This day is especially for Accepted Students!

- Meet current faculty & students
- Explore your program of interest
- Discuss affordability with Financial Aid

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Apr 11

 

Honors Convocation

(Academic Calendar)


For more information, contact:
Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: (573) 876-7213

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Apr 14
thru
Apr 16

 

Celebrate Stephens

(Alumnae)


Stephens College alumnae return to campus for Celebrate Stephens, the annual alumnae reunion weekend.

For more information, visit here.

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Apr 16

 

The Collections Fashion Show

(Community)

Time: 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
Location: Windsor Auditorium

The Stephens College Fashion Program, School of Design presents The Collections, the 72nd annual student designer fashion show. The Collections will showcase the work of junior and senior designers in the categories of swimwear, contemporary sportswear and tailored design, as well as “Breaking the Pattern of Breast Cancer” pink dresses. The show also will feature senior design student collections that have been conceptualized, designed and constructed this year.

Ticket information will be available in the spring.

For more information, contact the School of Design at (573) 876-7233.

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Apr 19

 

Half-the-Sky Day (no classes)

(Academic Calendar)

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: various locations

A day of challenge and engagement, inspiration and celebration.

Our Half-the-Sky day program series will allow our entire community to have a conversation about who we are as an institution, what we do and what we will continue to be.

Learn more here.

Students: 3 CE points will be awarded for the morning session, and 3 CE points will be awarded for the afternoon.

Community Engagement Points: 6

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Apr 21
thru
Apr 24

 

Catholic School Girls

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


By Casey Kurtti [Dramedy, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., April 21-23; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, April 24

Warehouse Theatre, 104 Willis Ave.

Sweet and nostalgic, this play is about four friends growing up.

Catholic School Girls follows four girls from kindergarten to eighth grade. Dealing with boys, dancing, dreaming, family, religion and school, the girls take you on a whirlwind journey. Elizabeth, Colleen, Wanda and Maria Theresa are comedic within themselves, and also as the nuns who are their teachers. 

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 24

 

“Stephens Sings” Spring Choral Concert

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Show tunes and vocal jazz for lovers of song.

Vocalists at Stephens College present this year-end performance that doubles as a celebration of spring and the accomplishments of our seniors. Featuring Vocal Arts and Musical Theatre students, this promises to be a night of great music appropriate for all ages.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 28

 

Bach's Lunch

(Performing Arts - Music)

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Senior Hall Recital Hall

Free monthly recitals that will have you tapping your toes through the lunch hour.

Enjoy show tunes and other musical selections performed by our talented vocalists. Each month, students perform a variety of musical theatre, vocal jazz, classical and choral works in the elegant Historic Senior Hall. These monthly recitals are free and open to the public—but get there early because seats go fast!

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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Apr 29
thru
May 01

 

Cabaret

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by John Van Druten
Stories by Christopher Isherwood [Musical, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., April 29-30; 2 p.m. Sunday matinee, May 1

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Don’t miss this icon of American musical theatre as we close out our season.

Witness the powerful world of Weimar Germany in the 1930s. Although set in 1931, this timeless musical—based on Christopher Isherwood’s I Am a Camera—explores life in an age of distress as a young writer encounters Sally Bowles and examines the society that is imploding around him. It features well-known numbers such as “Maybe This Time,” “Cabaret” and “Willkommen.”

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 02
thru
May 05

 

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May 04
thru
May 06

 

Cabaret

(Performing Arts - Theatre)


Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by John Van Druten
Stories by Christopher Isherwood [Musical, PG-13]

7:30 p.m., May 4-6

Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.

Don’t miss this icon of American musical theatre as we close out our season.

Witness the powerful world of Weimar Germany in the 1930s. Although set in 1931, this timeless musical—based on Christopher Isherwood’s I Am a Camera—explores life in an age of distress as a young writer encounters Sally Bowles and examines the society that is imploding around him. It features well-known numbers such as “Maybe This Time,” “Cabaret” and “Willkommen.”

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

Community Engagement Points: 3

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May 06

 

Graduate & Online Commencement

(Academic Calendar)


Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees. 

For more information, visit here.

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May 06
thru
May 08

 

Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

(Performing Arts - Theatre)

Time: 7 p.m., May 6-7; 2 p.m., May 7-8
Location: Warehouse Theatre

Three wishes and it’s a whole new world!

Join us for this magic carpet ride through a musical adaptation of the beloved Disney film. This production will have you rooting for your favorite underdog as he vies for the love of Princess Jasmine. A must-see production!

Visit trypskids.com for ticket information.

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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May 07

 

Undergraduate Commencement

(Academic Calendar)


Stephens College graduates will receive their degrees.

For more information, visit here.

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Nov 03
thru
Nov 06

 

Citizen Jane Film Festival

(Performing Arts - Film)

Location: Stephens College campus

Independent film by independent women.

Don’t miss this annual film festival celebrating and showcasing the works of women filmmakers from around the world. The four-day festival includes filmmaker panels, workshops and some of the best in independent film by women for everyone. The festival was named one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World 2015,” according to MovieMaker Magazine.

Learn more: citizenjanefilmfestival.org

Performing Arts on the Web: Here

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