Engage Knox is a campus-wide event sponsored by the Kleine Center for Community Service and Student Senate. There will be a Day of Service in the morning, with volunteers undertaking projects around Galesburg from 10:00-12:30 p.m. In the afternoon, attend a Community Carnival on the South Lawn of Old Main.
12:30 p.m.-3:00p.m. Kids [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony will feature acclaimed pianist Lisa Leonard at its April 25 subscription concert finale. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, in Galesburg.
Under the direction of KGS artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, the Knox-Galesburg Symphony will perform Dvorak’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor “From the New World” [...]
Members of the Galesburg community have joined together since 1996 for a celebration of the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg. The 20th Annual Festival in 2015 will be held this week
— April 21-25, 2015 — with events both on campus and off. Events [...]
Nova Singers, under the direction of Laura Lane, presents two performances of “Lullabies and Folksongs” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Kresge Recital Hall, and 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa.
Nova Singers will be joined by harpist Erin Freund for an evening of music for harp and [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony and West Music will present Dr. Bruce Polay and “Old Friends,” a piano recital with commentary on Friday, April 24, at 7:30 PM in the Orpheum Theater. In this 7th annual event, Polay will perform some of his favorite works for solo piano on the nine foot concert Steinway provided by West [...]
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States and Knox’s 2014 Commencement speaker, will read from her four poetry collections.
Tuesday, April 21
Petrovich Atrium (2nd Floor)
Her reading is the keynote address for Galesburg’s annual Sandburg Days Festival. Trethewey will read selections [...]
The 2015 Porter Prize Problem is out! The Porter Prize is funded by Carroll Porter, ’32, and is awarded annually for the best solution to a complex physical problem. This year’s mind-boggling physics problem concerns a “rotary engine”, a heat engine whose cyclic process is a circle in the PV-plane. Check out a detailed statement [...]
Robert Hellenga’s The Confessions of Francis Godwin has received the Society of Midland Authors award for best novel by a Midwestern author published in 2014. The list of previous winners includes Saul Bellow, Kurt Vonnegut, Studs Terkel, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jane Smiley, Scott Turow, Louise Erdrich, Roger Ebert and Stuart Dybek. The Society honors books in [...]
RE/Print art from re-purposed printed materials
Contest submission: through April 12
Exhibition: April 13-18
Opening Reception: April 16, 4:30 p.m.
The contest in brief:
1. Create artwork using discarded books, discarded articles, magazines, phone books, or other printed materials that have passed “viable” lifespan.
2. Additional formats, themes, media are open.
Dear Knox Community,
The Diversity Committee of Student Senate, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History, is sponsoring an exhibit of art works exploring themes of identity and intersectionality.
The exhibit will open in the CFA Gallery on April 26. We encourage all Knox artists to submit relevant works by bringing [...]
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