Dear Knox Community,
In just a few shorts days, nearly 1,000 alumni will return to campus to celebrate Knox College past and present during our annual Homecoming festivities. This year’s Homecoming is distinguished by a most remarkable event in the history of the College — after one year of construction, three years of targeted fundraising, [...]
There will be a Life Celebration in Word and Song for Professor Emeritus Ivan Davidson (theatre) in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, with reception to follow in CFA lobby.
Davidson was a member of the faculty for 40 years and directed more than 75 plays [...]
The first Caxton Club of the new academic year will feature the poet Richard Siken reading from his work Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room, Old Main.
Richard Siken’s poetry collection Crush won the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize, a Lambda Literary Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and [...]
Jamil Khoury, Artistic Director of the Chicago-based theatre company Silk Road Rising has been appointed playwright-in-residence by Knox.
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Khoury will introduce the film, Not Quite White: Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness, then lead a discussion of [...]
On Sunday, September 28, at 3 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, the Khasma Piano Duo, featuring Ashlee Mack and Katherine Palumbo, will present 20th and 21st century works chosen from their 2014 Call for Scores. The program is as follows:
Pianoduo – Michael Ippolito
Memories of 13 snowflakes [...]
Class periods are shortened the first day of classes, Monday, September 15, 2014 as follows:
Period 1 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Period 2 8:55 – 9:40 a.m.
Period 3 9:50 – 10:35 a.m.
Convocation 11:00 a.m.
Period 4 1:20 – 2:05 p.m.
Period 5 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
From Laura Behling and Steve Hall:
This has been a summer for dodging newly painted walls, drying cement, freshly waxed floors, and piles of old carpet. To help celebrate these changes, you’re invited to an Open House on Monday, September 8 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. During the Open House, check out the new Founders [...]
Don’t miss an afternoon of fun and football at the third annual Lincoln Bowl, slated for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 6 at the Knosher Bowl. There will be inflatables and face painting for the kids and Lincoln souvenir fans to keep the crowd cool while the Prairie Fire take the field for their season-opener [...]
Knox will be the setting for an upcoming independent film, The Immediate Unknown (more information here: http://theimmediateunknownfilm.tumblr.com/), later this month.
The crew is still looking for extras to appear in a few of the movie’s scenes, particularly between August 12 and 16.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Galesburg Casting” and include your name, [...]
Tickets for the Knox-Galesburg Symphony’s 2014-15 season are now available through August 14 at the KGS Office, Room 148 in the Knox College Center for Fine Arts. A special discount ticket package of five concerts for the price of four, starting as low as $40 for the season, is available for the subscription series. With [...]
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