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September 2014 – April 2015

OU-Drew Charter School Play Day @ Meet at the Academic Quad
September 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
September 19, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
September 20, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Life story of Moliere, the great French playwright as told by Ariane Mnouchkine’s experimental theatre company Theatre du Soleil. A classic. English subtitles.
SGA Freshman Senator Debates @ TLCC Trustee Room
September 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting Freshman Senator Debates for the first-year class to learn more about each candidate. This is connected to citizenship by being active participates in the election process.
The Kome Up @ TLCC Game Room
September 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
A 90′s theme interactive event where underclassmen can ask a senior panel about the Oglethorpe experience! There will be a live Twitter feed where the audience can submit questions and participate in trivia games! Prizes will be given for the trivia games and to best 90′s outfit.
French Open Mic Night @ Conant Performing Arts Center
September 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A casual cultural activity to promote the study of French through popular music, poetry and more: This will be a monthly event through March 2015. Students, professors, teachers and high school students will be encouraged to participate and perform in a casual set up. The theme for next week’s event will be centered on the 10 best French songs ever that everyone should know. Performers from France, Togo, Haiti and the US are scheduled to help launch the event.
Alternative Mini Break , Selma, AL @ Meet in the A_Lab Exchange
September 26, 2014 – September 28, 2014 all-day
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French Film Saturdays: Tartuffe @ Earl Dolive Theatre, Library
September 27, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Moliere’s Tartuffe directed by well known French actor Gerard Depardieu with Depardieu in the lead role as Tartuffe. English subtitles.
October 4, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Recently released French film about two actors considering to play opposite each other in Moliere’s The Misanthrope. One is a classical actor who has retired to an offshore island frequented by tourists, and the other is a successful star in a popular TV series about a medical doctor. Their goals and personalities clash as the subject matter of the play ends up defining their relationship. English subtitles.
October 17, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
When in Doubt, Give: the Music of Björk @ Earl Dolive Theater
Sophomore Peter Ramsey presents an electronic tribute to the legendary Icelandic singer and songwriter.
Atlanta Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
October 25, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Grandiose 17th century spectacle at Versailles created by playwright Moliere and composer Lully for King Louis XIV. Authentic recreation by innovative small theatre company with theatre, music and dance. English subtitles.
October 29, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Filmed classic performance of the Comedie Francaise of Moliere’s last play. The playwright died shortly after a performance in which he played the main role. In French with no subtitles.
November 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
•Campus Community Partnership Foundation (C2P) The Mentor Walk: College Immersion Day – Special Guest Speaker former President Jimmy Carter
Skylight Gallery Concert @ Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
November 2, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pianist Laura Gordy and violinist George Vass perform music by Handel and Prokofiev.
November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Oglethorpe University Singers and University Chorale Fall Concert Dr. W. Irwin Ray, conductor; David Buice, pianist
Oglethorpe Concert Winds Fall Concert @ Conant Performing Arts Center
November 8, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Oglethorpe Concert Winds Fall Concert Paul Scanling, conductor
Film Lecture by Professor Murray Pomerance @ Earl Dolive Theatre, Library
November 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Deep Depp: Travails of Celebrity in the Global Era” Professor Palmer is the author or editor of more than forty books on the cinema, and has published extensively on acting. His book on Johnny Depp is one of the classics in the field. He is a stimulating lecturer.
Annual Boar’s Head Ceremony and Holiday Concert with The University Singers, University Chorale and University Concert Winds.
January 4, 2015 – January 10, 2015 all-day
MLK Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
January 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
March 7, 2015 – March 14, 2015 all-day
The Atlanta Concert Band @ Conant Performing Arts Center
March 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Sunday, March 8, 2015 3:00 pm / Conant Performing Arts Center The Atlanta Concert Band Paul Scanling, conductor and musical director free with Petrel Pass Co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music
March 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
Cesar Chavez Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
March 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
March 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
free with Petrel Pass Advance Sale Tickets: 678-301-8013 or www.ccityopera.org. co-sponsored by Oglethorpe University Department of Music.
OU Day of Service @ Check in at the TLCC
April 3, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
April 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
featuring applied music scholars and professors’ select students
April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale Spring Concert Dr. W. Irwin Ray, conductor; David Buice, pianist