Author Kathleen Hughes will read from her works at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Hughes, a graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, published her first novel, “Dear Mrs. Lindbergh,” in 2003 and is working on her second. The talk is sponsored by the Department Find out more »
What is it like to be an expatriate businesswoman working in Asia? Author Hilary Corna talks about her experiences working for Toyota in “One White Face” at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The public lecture will be followed by a book signing.
Every state has its living cultural traditions. Oral historian Millie Rahn will explore Maryland’s rich culture at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The talk, “The Land of Pleasant Living: Looking at the Folklore and Folklife of Maryland,” will look at decoy and Find out more »
Two concerts by the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Choir and Chamber Singers at 4 and 8 p.m. Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11, in Montgomery Hall 25 will honor the 10th anniversary of September 11, and those who have fought for our country. “In Remembrance” will be co-directed by Kelly Combs, music teacher at Calvert Find out more »
Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will give a public lecture at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Daugherty-Palmers Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland on the impact of the Corps around the world. Entitled “Building Peaceful Partnerships in the 21st Century: The Importance of the Peace Corps,” Williams will show a Find out more »
Experience the healing powers of nature and learn tai chi at an event at St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s healing garden behind Cobb House at 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. The garden was created by the St. Mary’s Arboretum Association. M.J. Raleigh, the college’s director of counseling services, will explore ways to utilize gardens for Find out more »
The experiences of eating and cooking provided plenty of food for thought for writers at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Students in a “Summer Sustainability Books that Cook” class translated their culinary experiences into recipe recollection essays and foodie fictions, and they will share this work in a reading starting at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland pianist Brian Ganz will conduct one of his popular piano talks at noon Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The talks are a series of informal lecture/demonstrations where he plays and discusses composers’ works to take the audience behind the scenes.
Award-winning musician, playwright, and poet Amiri Baraka will read from his works at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Baraka is the author of “Digging: The Afro American Soul of American Classical Music,” a winner of the 31st annual American Book Awards for 2010. Baraka also received fellowships Find out more »
Swiss pianist Olivier Cavé will perform a recital program dedicated solely to Italian piano at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The musical voyage through the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries will include works by Italian composers Ferruccio Busoni, Luigi Dallapiccola, Lodovico Giustini da Find out more »