Archive for September, 2012

Scrabble Night Fundraiser, Sept. 28

Posted on September 17th, 2012.

Altrusa Club of Galesburg is hosting a “Scrabble Night” on Friday, September 28, at the American Legion, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Play begins at 7 p.m. The format is more like rounds of word games than traditional Scrabble. It moves along quickly and is quite fun! The evening includes snacks and a cash bar, [...]

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Community Chorus Welcomes all Singers

Posted on September 17th, 2012.

The Galesburg Communnity Chorus welcomes all faculty, staff, and students to join for the 2012-13 season. The group will perform Orff’s Carmina Burana on November 17, hold a Sing-Along Messiah on December 8, and will combine with the Knox College Choir and Monmouth College Chorale for a performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass on April [...]

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Screening and Discussion of the film “Spring 1941″ by Motti Lerner, Sept. 19

Posted on September 13th, 2012.

Wednesday, Sept. 19 7:00 PM Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts Screening and Discussion of the film “Spring 1941,” by script writer and Glossberg Visiting Israeli Scholar Motti Lerner The story of the film Spring 1941 takes place during the Second World War in Poland. Shot on location in Lodz, Lublin and Sanok, [...]

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EquiKnox Lecture “Global Energy and Sustainability” by Scott L. Montgomery ’73

Posted on September 13th, 2012.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 7:00 p.m. Harbach Theatre in the Ford Center for Fine Arts Scott L Montgomery ’73 is an author, geologist, and affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has over 25 years experience in the energy industry and is well-known for his many technical papers, reports, monographs, and his most [...]

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Neo-Assyrian Palaces: Power, Prestige and Propaganda (Archaeology Lecture), Sept. 17

Posted on September 13th, 2012.

Monday, Sept. 17, 7:30 PM Lincoln Room, Seymour Union In the first millennium BCE the ancient Assyrians built great palaces in what is now Iraq to serve not just as homes for their kings, but gathering places for their armies and store houses for their tribute. They also used the art in their palaces to [...]

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Invitation to TKS Forums

Posted on September 13th, 2012.

From Anna Meier: I’m the 2012-2013 editor-in-chief of The Knox Student. I’m writing to invite you to two open forums that senior TKS editors will be holding especially for faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. in Ferris Lounge. This year, we want to do [...]

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Simpson Writings Published

Posted on September 11th, 2012.

Chad Simpson’s essay, “An Epilogue to the Unread,” appeared recently at the Rumpus. Simpson’s story, “Status Updates” was recently published in B O D Y. http://bodyliterature.com/2012/09/05/chad-simpson/ Simpson’s wife, Jane Carlson, created a book trailer for his soon-to-be-released collection of stories, Tell Everyone I Said Hi. And speaking of the book: There will be a book-release [...]

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String Ensemble Opportunity

Posted on September 11th, 2012.

The Knox College String Ensemble offers opportunity for all string players. There is no audition. Rehearsals take place once a week on Tuesdays at 4:15 in Kresge Recital Hall. Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The String Ensemble is directed by Carolyn Suda, principal cello of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony. The Knox-Galesburg Symphony is a professional [...]

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Neo-Assyrian Palaces: Power, Prestige and Propaganda (Archaeology Lecture), Sept. 17

Posted on September 10th, 2012.

Monday, September 17 7:30 PM Lincoln Room, Seymour Union In the first millennium BCE the ancient Assyrians built great palaces in what is now Iraq to serve not just as homes for their kings, but gathering places for their armies and store houses for their tribute. They also used the art in their palaces to [...]

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Constitution Day Voter Registration Drive, Sept. 17

Posted on September 10th, 2012.

Constitution Day Voter Registration Drive Monday, September 17 11:00 AM Gallery, Seymour Union It’s election season. Make sure your vote counts! Register to vote in Galesburg, or find out how to get an absentee ballot for your home. If you are eligible to vote in the U.S., then make sure you’ve registered. Galesburg closes registration [...]

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