McDaniel College Announces Cultural Activities, Performances and Exhibitions for Fall 2022

McDaniel College Announces Cultural Activities, Performances and Exhibitions for Fall 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Cheryl Knauer

410-857-2294

cknauer@mcdaniel.edu


June 29, 2022

 

McDANIEL COLLEGE ANNOUNCES CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS FOR FALL 2022

 

McDaniel offers a variety of art, music, theatre, film and other events, which are free and open to the public (unless otherwise noted)

 

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, film and other events during the fall of 2022.

 

All events and exhibitions at McDaniel College are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. McDaniel College is located at 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md.

 

For more information about McDaniel College, visit www.mcdaniel.edu.

 

FALL 2022 SCHEDULE

* Denotes Cost Associated

 

Art Exhibitions:

The Esther Prangley Rice Gallery is located in Peterson Hall at McDaniel College. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 410-857-2595 or visit https://estherprangleyricegallery.com.

 

BREATHTAKER: THE GROUNDBREAKING GRAPHIC NOVEL FROM CONCEPT TO COMICS

Monday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Oct. 29

Reception: Thursday, Aug. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a gallery talk at 6 p.m.

 

McDaniel College serves as the premiere host of an exhibition featuring original works of art in conjunction with the remastered edition of Mark Wheatley and Marc Hempel’s acclaimed graphic novel “Breathtaker.” The exhibition, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Mass., includes more than 90 original works of art and explores the creative and physical processes undertaken during the original production of the “Breathtaker” comic in the 1990s, as well as how the work was re-adapted during the preparation stages for the Titan Comics re-release.

 

NOTIONS OF PLACE—REVISITED

Tuesday, Nov. 8-Friday, Dec. 9

Reception: Thursday, Nov. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a gallery talk at 6 p.m.

 

The exhibition includes interpretations by McDaniel College art faculty, alumni, and current students focusing on the notion of “Place” as it pertains to work. Those with work in the exhibition are McDaniel faculty members Steven Pearson, the Joan Develin Coley Chair in Creative Expression and the Arts, and assistant professor Chloe Irla, who is a 2007 alumna of the college. Also showing their work are 2020 McDaniel alumni Lauren Beckjord of Chambersburg, Pa., and Sheila Evans of Falls Church, Va., along with 2022 alumni Laura Midkiff of Westminster, Md., Liz Mince of Street, Md., and Leah Wilder of Mount Airy, Md., as well as McDaniel seniors Kate Cramer of Glen Rock, Pa., and Juliana Stolkovitch of Littlestown, Pa.

 

Music Concerts/Recitals:

For more information, call 410-857-2599, unless otherwise noted.

 

*CHAMBER MUSIC ON THE HILL: “music for cello and piano”

Sunday, Sept. 25, 3 p.m.

Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

 

Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents “Music for Cello and Piano” with cellist Maxim Kozlov and pianist David Kreider, senior lecturer in music emeritus at McDaniel. The program features a performance of “Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano” by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

 

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, and free for children, as well as students with valid ID. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online. Visit www.facebook.com/CMOTH or call 443-974-6374 for ticket information.

 

MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC: “blues, jazz, and a whole lot more: an evening with shelley ensor and friends”

Monday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

McDaniel Lounge

 

McDaniel College music lecturer Shelley Ensor performs along with special guests. 

 

STUDENT SOLO RECITAL

Friday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.

McDaniel Lounge

 

McDaniel College students perform vocal and instrumental solos of musical selections spanning from classical to contemporary.

 

McDANIEL FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Saturday, Nov. 12, 3 p.m.

Baker Memorial Chapel

 

McDaniel College music faculty members and guests perform a special seasonal concert.

 

*CHAMBER MUSIC ON THE HILL: “music from the baroque”

Sunday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m.

Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

 

Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents “Music from The Baroque” featuring violist Renate Falkner and The Charm City Chamber Players.

 

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and veterans, and free for children, as well as students with valid ID. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online. Visit www.facebook.com/CMOTH or call 443-974-6374 for ticket information.

 

MONDAY NIGHT MUSIC: “original music with the tim jenkins quintet”

Monday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.

McDaniel Lounge                                                  

 

McDaniel College music lecturer Tim Jenkins performs with his quintet. 

 

STUDENT AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLES

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

Baker Memorial Chapel

 

Students in McDaniel College’s African Drum Ensembles perform under the direction of music faculty member Pape Demba “Paco” Samb, a Senegalese griot.

 

COLLEGE CHOIR CONCERT: “music matters”

Sunday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m.

Baker Memorial Chapel

 

The McDaniel College Choir presents “Music Matters” under the direction of Kyle Engler, senior lecturer in music, with accompanist Peggy Brengle. The program features music from diverse locales and historical eras.

 

JAZZ NIGHT

Thursday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

WMC Alumni Hall

 

Directed by music lecturer Tim Jenkins, the McDaniel Jazz Ensemble performs diverse styles of jazz, including classic big band swing, bebop, Latin, Funk, jazz-rock, and classic blues.

 

COLLEGE BAND CONCERT

Friday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.

WMC Alumni Hall

 

Directed by Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, the College Band features nearly 50 musicians, including McDaniel students, as well as McDaniel faculty members, band alumni, and community musicians, performing musical selections ranging from classical to pops.

 

WESTMINSTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Saturday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m.

WMC Alumni Hall

 

Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in music, directs the orchestra, which is composed of McDaniel and Carroll Community College students, as well as music faculty and community musicians.

 

GOSPEL CHOIR CONCERT

Sunday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m.

WMC Alumni Hall

 

McDaniel College’s Gospel Choir performs traditional and contemporary gospel music, as well as spirituals, under the direction of music lecturer Shelley Ensor with accompanist Alice Dorsey.

 

Theatre Performances:

Performances are in WMC Alumni Hall. For ticket information, call 410-857-2448.

 

*WINTERTIME

Thursday, Sept. 29-Saturday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m.

 

McDaniel College theatre arts students perform “Wintertime,” a comedy written by Charles L. Mee that follows a family and their lovers as they accidentally gather together at a vacation home in the dead of winter. Richard Sautter, adjunct lecturer in theatre arts at McDaniel, directs the production. Note: the play is for mature audiences only.

 

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors (over 60), active military members and veterans, students, as well as those with a McDaniel College ID.

 

*RADIUM GIRLS

Thursday, Nov. 17-Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.

 

Gené Fouché, chair of McDaniel’s theatre arts department, directs playwright D.W. Gregory’s recounting of the tragedy of Marie Curie’s factory workers. Inspired by a true story, “Radium Girls” traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court after the women who were hired to paint luminous watches fall ill with a mysterious disease.

 

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors (over 60), active military members and veterans, students, as well as those with a McDaniel College ID.

 

Film:

 

WORLD WISE DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES: “flee”

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 5 p.m.

Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science

 

McDaniel’s Global Initiatives hosts a screening of “Flee” (2021, 90 minutes, PG-13), a Danish animated documentary by Jonas Poher Rasmussen about the real-life story of an Afghan refugee. Call 410-857-2461 for more information.

 

Lectures:

 

CULTURAL SPEAKER SERIES

All events take place at 7 p.m. in the Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center, and are hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

For more information, call 410-857-2459 or email odei@mcdaniel.edu.

 

• Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month with author, professor, and poet Javier Ávila

Tuesday, Sept. 13

 

• Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month with the film, “A Song for Cesar,” and Q&A with director Abel Sanchez

Thursday, Oct. 6

 

• LGBTQIA+ History Month with award-winning clinical social worker Sonalee Rashatwar
Thursday, Oct. 20

 

• Native American Heritage Month with Shaleigh Howells from the Pamunkey Indian Tribe
Thursday, Nov. 3

 

GLOBAL ISSUES COLLOQUIUM

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m.

Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

 

Titled “Creating Visibility through Indigenous Statistics in Education,” the annual Global Issues Colloquium organized by McDaniel’s Global Initiatives is led by Jameson David Lopez, assistant professor at the University of Arizona and member of the Quechan Nation, in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month. Call 410-857-2461 for more information.

 

HONORS PROGRAM ANNUAL LECTURE: “breathtaker’s” mark wheatley  

Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science

 

Award-winning author and illustrator Mark Wheatley speaks. Sponsored by McDaniel College’s Honors program, the lecture takes place in conjunction with “Breathtaker: The Groundbreaking Graphic Novel from Concept to Comics” on view in McDaniel’s Rice Gallery. McDaniel College serves as the premiere host of this exhibition featuring original works of art in conjunction with the remastered edition of Wheatley and Marc Hempel’s acclaimed graphic novel “Breathtaker.” For more information about the exhibition, call 410-857-2595 or visit https://estherprangleyricegallery.com.

 

HOLLOWAY LECTURE

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.

McDaniel Lounge

 

A presentation by 2007 McDaniel alumnus Martin Camper, associate professor of writing at Loyola University Maryland and author of “Arguing Over Texts: The Rhetoric of Interpretation.” Call 410-857-2530 for more information.  

 

Others:

 

*ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS & GREEN TERROR SPORTS HALL OF FAME CELEBRATION 

Friday, Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m.

Gill Center

 

McDaniel College’s Alumni Association honors alumni who personify the college’s tradition of excellence with various alumni awards, as well as the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame awards. Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/homecoming2022 to purchase tickets or for more information. 

 

McDANIEL COLLEGE HOMECOMING

Saturday, Oct. 1

 

McDaniel College alumni, families and friends are invited to cheer on the Green Terror while watching home athletic contests for men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, field hockey, and football, as well as participate in McDaniel’s unique tailgating tradition. Learn more at www.mcdaniel.edu/homecoming2022.

 

ADMISSIONS EVENTS

Prospective undergraduate students are invited to experience and see all that McDaniel College has to offer. Register at www.mcdaniel.edu/visit or call 800-638-5005.

 

• Game Day for Green Terrors

Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.

Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science

 

Experience McDaniel College’s Homecoming while learning more about the college admissions process.

 

• Discover McDaniel Day

Monday, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m., Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center
Sunday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m., WMC Alumni Hall

Monday, Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m., Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

 

Prospective undergraduate students are invited to see all that McDaniel College has to offer. Connect with campus, take a tour, and start envisioning your life as a Green Terror.

 

PARENT AND FAMILY WEEKEND  
Friday-Sunday, Nov. 4-6

 

Current McDaniel families are invited to join their students for events and programs showcasing life on the Hill. Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/familyweekend2022 for more information.

 

INTERFAITH CELEBRATION
Thursday, Nov. 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Naganna Forum, Roj Student Center

Fall gathering to celebrate diversity and interfaith connections hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. For more information, call 410-857-2459 or email odei@mcdaniel.edu.

 

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Editor’s Note:  Select images are available for download.

 

Additional information:  Requests for interpreters are welcome and can be made up to one week prior to the event by contacting interpretingservices@mcdaniel.edu. Other accommodation requests can be directed to Conference Services at 410-857-2407.

 

McDaniel College follows current CDC protocols and recommendations related to COVID-19 and asks that visitors adhere to all policies and regulations in accordance with the latest guidelines.

 

McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, and over 20 graduate programs. One of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” McDaniel emphasizes experiential learning and student-faculty collaboration to develop the unique potential in every student. Represented by the Green Terror, its 24 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. A student-centered community of 1,800 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. www.mcdaniel.edu

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