The 2012 Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival features performances March 29-31 with the Noah Preminger Group, Ted Sirota’s Rebel Souls, Knox College Jazz Ensemble, Knox Alumni Big Band, and Knox Faculty and Friends Combo.
The Saturday headliner concert by the Noah Preminger Group will showcase the ensemble – Preminger on saxophone, Frank Kimbrough on piano, John Hebert [...]
Internationally acclaimed Spanish violinist Eva Leon returns to the Knox-Galesburg Symphony at its Saturday, March 24 60th Anniversary concert. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, in Galesburg.
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony, under the direction of Bruce Polay will perform Puccini/arranged Luporini’s “La Bohème Fantasie,” and excerpts from Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s “A Midsummer [...]
The Galesburg Civil War Round Table will meet on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanderson Room of the Galesburg Public Library. Dr. Rodney Davis and Dr. Douglas Wilson of Knox College’s Lincoln Studies Center will present a talk about their upcoming book on William Herndon’s Lincoln letters. They will comment on the [...]
Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Fiction sponsored by the English Department. This year’s judge will be Will Boast. Prizewinners will be announced at Boast’s Caxton Club reading on Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room, Old Main.
Will Boast was born in England and grew [...]
The Knox Writers’ House project and the Rural School and Community Trust’s Center for Midwestern Initiatives have teamed up to produce “Voices of Spoon River: The Ellisville Opera House.”
The collaborative work, put together by Knox College post-baccalaureate fellow Emily Oliver ’11, combines audio recordings, essays, and photographs in a narrative about community pride [...]