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Wofford Announces Films, Concerts, More

Friday, September 12, 2003

SPARTANBURG, SC – Speakers, performers, authors and more fill the calendar of special cultural events at Wofford College this academic year.

Here is a list of these events, to which members of the public are invited. They are free, unless otherwise noted.

Through Oct. 26
“Tribute to Trees” sculpture exhibit. Sculptures by nine local sculptors made from trees lost on the Wofford campus during the December 2002 ice storm. Accompanied by an indoor photographic exhibit of the storm and its resulting damage, and chronicling the creation of the sculptures.

Sept. 16, 11 a.m.
Freshman “The Novel Experience” Convocation. Author Geraldine Brooks, speaker. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Reading by author Geraldine Brooks. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Sept. 17, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Mostly Martha.” Directed by Sandra Nettlebeck, 2002, Germany, color, 106 mns., in German with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Merci pour le chocolat.” Directed by Claude Chabrol, 2000, France/ Switzerland, color, 99 mns., in French with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Oct. 1, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Intacto.” Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, 2002, Spain, color, 108 mns., in English and Spanish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Oct. 8, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Happy Times.” Directed by Zhang Yimou, 2002, China, color, 106 mns., in Mandarin with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Oct. 9, 11 a.m.
Convocation. Concert by The Rothfuss Family Singers, performing a mixture of arias. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Oct. 9, 7 p.m.
The Rothfuss Family Singers, performing Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Man on the Train.” Directed by Patrice Leconte, 2003, France, color, 90 mns., in French with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Marco Sartor, classical guitar. McMillan Theater, Campus Life Building. $10 suggested donation for adults.

Oct. 22, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Advertising Rules!” Directed by Lars Kraume, 2001, Germany, color, 108 mns., in German with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
Singer Marshall Chapman. Singing, reading, Q&A and book signing of "Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller." McMillan Theater, Campus Life Building.

Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Keith Gehle, classical guitar. Sandor Teszler Library. $10 suggested donation for adults.

Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Family Weekend Fall Concert. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “The Dancer Upstairs.” Directed by John Malkovich, 2003, USA/Spain, color, 135 mns., in English. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Nov. 5, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “The Best Day of Your Life.” Directed by Jo Baier, 1995, Germany, color, 88 mns., in German with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Nov. 12, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “L’Auberge espagnole.” Directed by Cédric Klapisch, 2003, France, color, 105 mns., in French, Spanish, English, Catalan and Danish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Carlos Perez, classical guitar. Papadopoulos Building. $10 suggested donation for adults.

Nov. 18, 11 a.m.
Convocation. Ayako Yonetani, violinist. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “No News from God.” Directed by Agustín Díaz Yanes, 2003, Spain, color, 115 mns., in Spanish, French and English with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Wofford Christmas Concert. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Feb. 10, 2004, 11 a.m.
Convocation. Organist Brad Gee. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

Feb. 12, 2004, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Dimitri Illarionov, classical guitar. Papadopoulos Building. $10 suggested donation for adults.

Feb. 18, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Nowhere in Africa.” Directed by Caroline Link, 2001, Germany, color, 141 mns., in German with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

Feb. 25, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “8 Women.” Directed by François Ozon, 2002, USA/France, color, 108 mns., in French with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

March 3, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Lucía Lucía.” Directed by Antonio Serrano, 2003, Mexico, color, 113 mns., in Spanish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

March 4, 2004, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. N.C. School of the Arts Classical Guitarists, classical guitar. Olin Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building. $10 suggested donation for adults.

March 10, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Rabbit-Proof Fence.” Directed by Phillip Noyce, 2002, Australia, color, 94 mns., in English. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

March 17, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “The Pianist.” Directed by Roman Polanski, 2002, UK/France/Poland/Germany, color, 148 mns., in English. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

March 24, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Talk to Her.” Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, 2002, Spain, color, 115 mns., in Spanish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

March 25, 2004, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Valerie MacPhail & Friends, soprano. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.

March 31, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Borders.” Directed by Mostéfa Djadjam, 2002, France/Algeria, color, 102 mns., in French with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

April 10, 2004, 9:30 a.m.
William Walker Shape-Note Singing. Location to be determined.

April 14, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Blackboards.” Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf, 2000, Iran, color, 85 mns., in Kurdish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

April 21, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Enlightenment Guaranteed!” Directed by Doris Dorrie, 2000, Germany, color, 105 mns., in German and Japanese with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

April 22, 2004, 7 p.m.
Troubadour Series. Kevin Ayesh, piano. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building. $10 suggested donation for adults.

April 28, 2004, 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
World Film Series. “Mondays in the Sun.” Directed by Fernando Leon de Aranoa, 2002, Spain, color, 113 mins., in Spanish with English subtitles. $2 general public; students free. Olin Teaching Theater, Franklin W. Olin Building.

May 1, 2004, 7 p.m.
Wofford Spring Concert. Leonard Auditorium, Main Building.