Step Afrika! to perform at The Gathering Place on March 4th

February 22, 2018 | Dance
It is not every day that a Broadway group makes its way to Marietta, Ohio. Thanks to the hard work of Marietta College’s Office of Student Life and Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Step Afrika! will perform at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, at The Gathering Place. The event is free and open to the public.
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OSU’s Frederick Aldama headlines College’s Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2016 | Modern Languages
Dr. Frederick Aldama, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will be at Marietta College making presentations and interacting with students on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on campus.
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Michael Garriga selected as inaugural Carol Lucas Visiting Author

February 11, 2019 | English
Marietta College will be hosting Michael Garriga as its inaugural Carol L. Lucas ’70 Visiting Author. Garriga will be giving a public reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium with a question and answer session following his work.
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Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert features two celebrity performances

April 12, 2017 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s annual Spring Band Concert — which features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre — will include two celebrity performers. Dr. William N. Ruud, Marietta’s 19th President, will play clarinet on two of the pieces being performed by the Symphonic Band. Ruud, an all...
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Concert Choir to begin six-show spring tour on Monday, May 14

May 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Concert Choir will begin a seven-day, six-show, four-state spring tour starting in Bristol, Va., on May 14. The first concert will be conducted at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 700 Cumberland St. Admission to each concert is free.
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Gallery 310 welcomes Carrie Mae Weems’ ‘People of a Darker Hue’

September 26, 2019 | Gallery 310
The Marietta College Art Department is pleased to present “People of a Darker Hue” by Carrie Mae Weems, which will be on display in Gallery 310 from Friday, October 11th through Tuesday, November 26th. An artist’s reception is scheduled for 4:00-6:00 p.m., Friday, October 11th.
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Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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Marietta College presents ‘Remembering September 11, 2001’

August 8, 2016 | 9/11
As the nation remembers those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Marietta College will also pay tribute to the 15th anniversary this fall. Marietta College presents “Remembering September 11, 2001” is a display of 200 powerful and poignant photographs that document the attack of the World Trade Center and the days that...
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‘Driven Toward Madness’ author to speak at Marietta College on Jan. 31

January 28, 2019 | history
Ohio native Nikki M. Taylor, Professor of History at Howard University, will talk about her most recent book Driven Toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31st. Her presentation will be held at the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas 124).
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College inducts 10 into inaugural Mu Psi Kappa music honorary

April 10, 2017 | Honorary
Marietta College’s Music Department accomplished a long-standing goal when it established a chapter of Mu Psi Kappa, a music honorary, on Friday, April 7th.
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Nearly 1,000 high school students for music competition

January 27, 2012 | news2012
When Marietta College’s Dr. Daniel Monek agreed to co-chair the Ohio Music Educators Association District IX High School Solo & Ensemble competition he was expecting about 450 students. With the event scheduled for Feb. 4 on Marietta College’s campus, Monek and his fellow co-chair Marshall Kimball are preparing for nearly 1,000 students...
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Theatre at Marietta College excited about 2019-20 season

September 4, 2019 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce that its 2019-20 season will feature six different productions, beginning with [title of show]. "After the relaunch of our musical theatre degree last year, we were looking for ways to provide more opportunities for those majors," said Artistic Director Andy Felt. "So, this year we are...
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Japanese Woodblock Prints to be featured in College’s Gallery 310

January 28, 2016 | Art
Marietta College’s Art Department is presenting Pattern and Place: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection, in Gallery 310 starting on Friday, Feb. 19. There will be a private opening reception on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will remain up for public viewing until April 16.
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College to present 14th annual Merry Tuba Christmas with a twist

November 20, 2018 | Merry Tuba Christmas
When Marietta College presents the 14th annual Merry Tuba Christmas this December, there will be a new addition to the performance. Horns A Plenty, the French horn version of Tuba Christmas, will perform prior to the tubas at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1st, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Poet/essayist Lia Purpura to conduct public reading on March 31st

March 8, 2017 | Public Reading
What is poetry for — and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images? Poet and essayist Lia Purpura asserts that poetry is “not the same kind of communication found in texting and fast images” but instead “writing is about living in and offering to others fragile and nuanced states of being that would not otherwise exist.”
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Annual Senior Art Exhibition opens April 8 at Hermann Fine Arts

March 31, 2011 | news2011
Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present “Nothing Too Weird,” an exhibition featuring the work of the graduating seniors. The exhibition will run from April 8 to May 8, and will include an opening presentation to celebrate the accomplishments of these seniors is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 8. The show will be held at...
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Noted composer, pianist returns to Marietta on July 28

July 22, 2019 | Music
Marietta is no stranger to world-class musicians. At 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 28th, composer and pianist Grisha Krivchenia will return to his hometown for a special solo performance at Marietta College. It will be his first performance at the College since 1996. Krivchenia grew up in Marietta and attended Marietta High School. His return...
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Eight Marietta College students selected to perform with honor bands

January 4, 2018 | Honors Jazz Band
Eight Marietta College students, who are all members of the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, have been selected to perform with the honor bands during the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) Honor Band Festival Weekend from January 20-21 at The College of Wooster. This will be the 30th annual...
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to College for 11th straight year

December 1, 2015 | Merry Tuba Christmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 11th annual Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This event will begin with registration at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1-1:30 p.m. The ensemble will rehearse in the Band Hall and will...
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College celebrates Global Awareness Month throughout November

October 25, 2018 | Global Awareness
An abundance of activities are planned throughout November in celebration of Global Awareness Month. Christy Burke, Director of Education Abroad and International Recruitment, said her office, in conjunction with the office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Asian Studies and Latin American Studies programs, has planned events starting...
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Marietta College receives $1 million gift for Music Therapy program

January 25, 2017 | Music Therapy
Marietta College President William N. Ruud is excited to announce a $1 million gift from Donald G. ’81 and Leslie Straub Ritter ’85 that will help start a Music Therapy program.
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Monek appointed to national committee for tenure guidelines

March 18, 2009 | Dan Monek
Marietta College's Dr. Daniel G. Monek has been appointed to serve on a national committee for tenure guidelines for the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO).
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Annual Shakespeare Conference returns to Marietta June 28-30

June 5, 2019 | English
The world’s most famous playwright is coming to Marietta. At the end of June, the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference will return to Marietta College for the first time since 2012. This is the 43rd annual meeting of the OVSC, a regional academic organization. The weekend will include expert speakers, workshops run by American Shakespeare...
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College to present 9th annual Christmas with the Choirs on Dec. 6th

December 4, 2017
Marietta College’s Department of Music is excited to host the ninth annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra on Wednesday, Dec. 6th. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. Joining the choirs for a...
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College hosting Capoeira-style music, dance as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Modern Languages
Marietta College is hosting two days of music, workshops and dance in the Capoeira-style as a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 5th-6th. The program features Mestre Caboclinho of Sacramento, California, and TABCAT (Tribo Afro Bahiana de Capoeira Angola Tradicional) with dancers from Columbus and Cincinnati.
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