The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) and West Music (Moline, IL) present Dr. Bruce Polay and “Old Friends,” a piano recital with commentary on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theater. Polay will perform some of his favorite works for solo piano and will offer historical and entertaining comments about each work and composer.
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) will feature world-renowned pianist Mikhail Petukhov at its 60th Anniversary April 28 concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre, Galesburg. The KGS, under the direction of artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and McClellan’s “Gone Today” for Orchestra. Petukhov will perform Bach’s Concerto in D minor [...]
Schahrazede Longou (modern languages) presented a paper at The 38th Annual African Literature Association. The conference met April 11-15, at SMU and Dallas’s Adolphus Hotel to explore human rights issues in Africa. The title of the paper is: “Echec et rebondissement au coeur de l’Afrique: Recit d’un naufrage salvateur dans L’Equation africaine” a study of [...]
The 13th Annual Scholarship Dinner will be held again at Knox College Saturday, May 26. The (SGAAA) Support Group for African American Affairs Scholarship Dinner tickets can be purchased from any member. Please e-mail Terry L. Duffy, Karen Ford- Kelley, Stephanie Grimes, or Fred Hord if you plan to attend, or want to support this [...]
The Art Department invites the Knox Community to a talk by art historian and curator, Dr. Jennifer Samet, on The Role of Empathy in Art. Empathy as the ability for humans to share feelings with one another and hopefully to enter into a state of compassion. Come and find out how this works when making [...]
In celebration of two significant anniversaries – 175 years for Knox College and 60 years for the Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) – the two have partnered to display a photo exhibit in the Blick Gallery at the Galesburg Civic Art Center through May 12. Knox will exhibit photos that illustrate the campus and major events spanning [...]