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Cultural arts events at Coastal Carolina University: March 13-18

March 8, 2018
The annual Pat Singleton-Young Gospel Sing-Out will take place at 4:30 p.m. March 18 in Wheelwright Auditorium.The United States Air Force Heritage of America Rhythm in Blue Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 14 in Wheelwright Auditorium.

From lectures to recitals featuring Women’s History Month, fake news and French vocal masterpieces, this guide to the upcoming week’s cultural arts events at Coastal Carolina University covers every taste in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee regions. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

For tickets and more events and information, visit coastal.edu/culturalarts or ticketreturn.com. For a campus map, visit coastal.edu/safety/parking.

Tuesday, March 13

FILM

CMC Movie Night features a free screening of “Silver Linings Playbook” (2012) at 6 p.m. in the Coastal Theater, Lib Jackson Student Union (Room A110). Faculty members Deborah Breede, Andrea Bergstrom and Wes Fondren lead a discussion on gender, sports and interpersonal communication.

CONTACT: Fondren, 843-349-6656 or wfondren@coastal.edu

MUSIC

Soprano Shannon Kessler Dooley and pianist Daniel Francis perform “Pardon my French,” a recital of various French masterpieces, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall. Selections include pieces by Claude Debussy and Reynaldo Hahn.

CONTACT: Jeffrey Jones, 843-349-2561 or jones@coastal.edu

TICKETS: $7, with CCU discounts available

Wednesday, March 14

LECTURE

Hilary M. Lips, professor emeritus at Radford University, will deliver the 2018 Women’s History Month keynote address, discussing the connections between gender and pay inequity. The address and reception take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium (Wall Building, Room 116).

CONTACT: Ina Seethaler, 843-349-6919 or iseethale@coastal.edu

MORE: coastal.edu/wgst/ccuwomen; @WGST_CCU

MUSIC

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Rhythm in Blue Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Featuring 15 professional musicians who have earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction, the band performs a wide repertoire of jazz and fusion from Big Band swing to cutting-edge contemporary music, and its vocalist engages the audience with jazz standards and patriotic classics.

CONTACT: Amy Tully, 843-349-2352 or atully@coastal.edu

TICKETS: Free and required for admission, but limited to four per person.

Thursday, March 15

LECTURE

Sarah E. Worth, professor of philosophy at Furman University, will deliver a lecture titled “Why Read Fiction? A Philosophical Defense” at 4:30 p.m. in the Wall Boardroom (Room 222). The lecture will explore why reading fiction is an important element to a happy and flourishing life.

CONTACT: Nils Rauhut, 843-349-2547 or nrauhut@coastal.edu

MORE: coastal.edu/jacksoncenter

MUSIC

CCU’s Department of Music presents a Celebration of Women in Music in honor of Women’s History Month at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall. Faculty, staff and students will showcase the work of various women composers throughout history, including selections from Eva Dell’Acqua, Hildegard von Bingen, and Jennifer Higdon.

CONTACT: Patti Edwards, 843-349-2570, or pyedward@coastal.edu

TICKETS: $7, with CCU discounts available

MORE: coastal.edu/wgst/ccuwomen; @WGST_CCU

Saturday, March 17

LECTURE

Andrea Bergstrom, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, Media and Culture, will present a lecture titled “Combating Fake News: A Media Literacy Approach” at 10 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Education Center. This lecture will focus on several approaches to combat fake news through media literacy education.

CONTACT: Bergstrom, 843-349-2861 or abergstro@coastal.edu

Sunday, March 18

MUSIC

Pianist Paul Barnes will perform a recital titled “Love, Death, and Resurrection in the Musical Vision of Philip Glass, Franz List, and Ancient Chant,” at 4 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall. Barnes is the Marguerite Scribante Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and has released 12 CDs throughout his career.

CONTACT: Amy Tully, 843-349-2352 or atully@coastal.edu

TICKETS: $17, with CCU discounts available

MUSIC

The annual Pat Singleton-Young Gospel Sing-Out will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Featuring the Coastal Ambassadors, CCU’s premier gospel vocal ensemble, and guest choirs from around the area, this annual community event is also a fundraiser for the Pat Singleton-Young Leadership Scholarship, an award designated for students who participate in on-campus multicultural programs and activities.

TICKETS: Free and required for admission, donations encouraged.