Marywood University will host a talk and video presentation with Susan Dowling, co-creator of Art 21, a national prime-time PBS series that features contemporary visual artists and is now in its fifth season. The event, Meet Art 21, is set for Wednesday, October 28, at 7 p.m., in the Latour Conference Room, Nazareth Hall. During the presentation, Dowling will talk about the finest and most inventive visual artists of our time and develop the idea of the artist as a model for creative thinking.
Marywood University will be participating in the Scranton Reads program to encourage reading and unite citizens of Scranton through a love of literacy. Author of The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien, will discuss his book on Thursday, October 29, at 7 p.m, in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. In addition, on Wednesday, October 21, at 8 p.m., there will be presentation of the film, A Soldier's Sweetheart, in the Comerford Theatre. Both events are free and open to the public, but you must have a ticket. Tickets are available at all Lackawanna County libraries and at the Marywood University library.
The Honorable Chris Doherty, Mayor of the City of Scranton, will address Strategic Planning class of the Master of Public Administration program (Room 203 of the CHS Building) on Wednesday October 28, 2009 at 6:00p.m. Open invitation.
Rabbi Samuel Sandhaus, Executive Director of the Jewish Home in Scranton, will speak at Marywood University, PUB 581 class: Issues of Governance in Nonprofit Organizations on issues and challenges facing the world of nonprofit organization. The event is scheduled for Tuesday November 10 at 6:00p.m. in classroom 206 of the CHS building. Open invitation.
Marywood University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present an Orchestra concert, on Sunday, October 25 at 3p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. The Orchestra will be directed and conducted by Nathaniel F. Parker, Director of Orchestral Activities at Marywood University. There will be performing works by Schubert, Faure, Bartok, Ives, Sibelius, and Handbel. For more information, please call the music office at (570) 348-6268.