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A concert of string chamber music titled "Great Romantic Quartets: Mendelssohn and Dvorak" will be performed at 2 p.m. March 23 in the Chapel at Eureka College, 300 E. College Ave. The program will include "String Quartet in E Minor, Opus 44 No. 2" by Felix Mendelssohn and "String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Opus 96 (The American)" by Antonin Dvorak. Musicians will include cellist David Commanday, who is Eureka College artist-in-residence and… Continue Reading »
For the sixth straight year, Eureka College students will hold a community service project to provide Eureka residents with free spring cleanup help. The Maroon and Golden Rule project will be from 10 a.m. to noon April 26. Residents may download the job request form or by contact associate dean of students Shari Rich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 467-6421 by April 7. "We strongly encourage Eureka citizens and nonprofit organizations to submit a project, since… Continue Reading »
Eureka College associate professor of theatre Marty Lynch will present “The Bible According to Musical Theatre: A Survey of Musicals That Use Scripture as Source Material” at 7:30 p.m. March 20 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will explore musicals that take their inspiration from the Bible. “When it comes to musicals, inspiration can come from anywhere,” Lynch said. “But no one place has inspired more… Continue Reading »
The 4th annual Eureka College Talent Show will be at 7 p.m. March 21 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center. The show will feature Eureka College students who have been selected by audition to showcase various talents, including vocal solos and ensembles, instrumental solos and ensembles, beat boxing, rapping, magic tricks, dance, poetry readings, dramatic monologues and storytelling. Admission is $5. Proceeds will support a scholarship fund for the Eureka College Summer Choral… Continue Reading »
Poet Stephen Roger Powers and novelist and short story writer Teresa Milbrodt will be the featured authors at the third annual Eureka College Writers Festival. Powers and Milbrodt will read from their works at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 and 28, respectively. A question-and-answer session, book-signing and reception will follow each event. Both events will be in the Cerf Center and are free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. For more… Continue Reading »