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 [...]
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 [...]
From Stuart Allison:
Prairie Fire: It is spring and Knox’s fancy turns to thoughts of … burning the prairies. We will continue with the safety protocol developed in 2013. I have been working with a group of students who have been instructed in safe burning practices. Only those trained students will be permitted to actually [...]
Mark your calendars for April 9-11, and experience the excitement, artistry, and energy of the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival.
Thanks to the hard work of numerous students and music lovers, ‘Baga continues its commitment to bringing world-class jazz to the area, and represents a unique partnership between Knox College, the Galesburg community, and local music and [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony will feature KGS principal flute Carol Neuleib at its Saturday, March 28 concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, in Galesburg.
Under the direction of KGS artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, the KGS will perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Sinfonietta on Russian Themes,” Opus 31 and Telemann’s “Alster” Overture in F Major for Four [...]
Returning from a week-long concert tour of Italy, the
Knox Choir presents its Home Tour Concert at 7:30 p.m.,
Friday, March 27 in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Directed by Laura Lane, professor of music and director of choral
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