Archive for February, 2013

ABLE Student Showcase, Feb. 22

Posted on February 20th, 2013.

Friday, February 22, 2013 7:00 PM Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for Fine Arts Galesburg is full of talent in terms of dance, art, and poetry, and ABLE has decided to bring all of these beautiful factors together into one night where the talents of not only Knox College students, but also local organizations will [...]

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11th Annual Knox SUMO ROBOT Competition, Feb. 21

Posted on February 20th, 2013.

Thursday, February 21 4:00 PM Room E-117, Science-Mathematics Center It’s time for the 11th Annual Sumo Robot Competition! The competition will be Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM. in the Francois Classroom (E-117) in the Umbeck Science and Math Center. Come cheer on your favorite robots!

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Great Bowls of Soup Fundraiser, Feb. 21

Posted on February 20th, 2013.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:00 PM American Legion, Galesburg The Galesburg Civic Art Center is hosting an event called “Great Bowls of Soup”. This is a fundraising dinner where you’ll get lots of yummy food, including soup in a handmade bowl (by local artists) which you get to take home. The event takes place at [...]

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Knox-Galesburg Symphony Concert Feb. 23

Posted on February 20th, 2013.

On Saturday, Feb. 23, the symphony will showcase our own concertmaster, Louise Polay, in a performance of the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor. Louise has been an integral member of the KGS for many years, beginning with her initial position as principal second violin, then as associate concertmaster, and finally, since the [...]

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HAPPY 176th BIRTHDAY, KNOX!

Posted on February 15th, 2013.

Let’s Eat Cake Today: Friday, Feb. 15 in the Seymour Union Gallery (outside the Hard Knox and Oak Room). Representatives of Knox Alumni Ambassadors and Campus Life will be serving cake from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Don’t be late!

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Chocolate Festival is Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 14th, 2013.

Calling all Chocolate Lovers! Galesburg Historical Soci­ety’s annual Chocolate Fes­tival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at The Galesburg Antiques Mall, third floor, 349 E. Main Street. Annual festival featuring homemade and commercially made choco­late treats. $8 per person.

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Ultimate Frisbee Tournament, February 16-17

Posted on February 14th, 2013.

Natalie Veneziano Memorial Ultimate Frisbee Tournament Saturday, February 16, 2013 – Sunday, February 17, 2013 T. Fleming Fieldhouse Knox students and alumni will compete with Ultimate teams from around the region at the 2013 Natalie Veneziano Memorial Ultimate Tournament, February 16-17. The event is named in memory of Natalie Veneziano, a 1998 Knox graduate and [...]

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Caxton Club Features Kristen-Paige Madonia, Feb. 15

Posted on February 14th, 2013.

On Friday, February 15, at 4 o’clock in the Alumni Room Caxton Club will host a reading featuring Kristen-Paige Madonia. Madonia is the author of Fingerprints of You, a young adult literary novel recently published by Simon & Schuster. Her short fiction has appeared in many publications including Upstreet, New Orleans Review, American Fiction and [...]

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Tsukasa Taiko Drums Performance, Feb. 17

Posted on February 12th, 2013.

Tsukasa Taiko Sunday, February 17 4:00 pm Kresge Recital Hall FREE Taiko drumming is a Japanese tradition characterized by highly precise, driving, interlocking rhythms that range dynamically from barely audible to explosive. The repertoire is pre-composed, involving elaborate choreography and traditional costumes. Performances are highly energetic and place heavy physical demands on the performer. Taiko [...]

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Nova Singers Winter Concert, Feb. 16

Posted on February 12th, 2013.

Nova Singers Winter Concert Saturday, February 16 7:30 PM First Lutheran Church, Galesburg Founded in 1986 by Dr. Laura Lane, Nova Singers is a 20-voice ensemble with a nation-wide reputation for expressiveness, virtuosity and innovative programming. Nova Singers has performed at state, regional and national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, has produced six [...]

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