Students honored during annual Juried Art Show at Marietta College

March 6, 2019 | Juried Art Show
The Marietta College Art Department announced the winners of multiple awards during the opening reception of its annual Juried Art Show. Among the winners was Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who won Best in Show for her piece titled “How Are You Feeling Today?” At first glance, the piece displays four separate emotions — surprise...
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Esbenshade Series wraps season with Havana Cuban All-Stars on March 10th

February 19, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
The final performance of the 2018-19 Esbenshade Series features Asere in the Havana Cuban All-Stars Show at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are some of Cuba’s greatest musicians. The All-Stars will be performing “Nights in Old Havana” with Banda “Asere” and Bailes de...
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College receives historic paintings from descendants of Israel Putnam

July 21, 2017 | Legacy Library
When Ben Wilton visited Marietta College’s Legacy Library in 2013 to donate a manuscript by Northwest Territory pioneer Samuel Prescott Hildreth, he was impressed with everything he saw that day. “Marietta College has a wonderful library,” said Ben, who lives in Buffalo, New York. “It’s why I knew this was the right place to donate these...
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Former baseball star enters short movie in dozens of film festivals

October 5, 2012 | 2012
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships. But this former Etta Express star has taken his career off the mound in recent years.  Now he...
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Marietta College hosts pianist Dr. Richard Masters from Virginia Tech on March 25th

March 20, 2018 | Music
Dr. Richard Masters, who has been praised by critics as being “extraordinary” and “astounding,” will perform at Marietta College’s Alma McDonough Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 25th. The guest recital, which is sponsored by the College’s Department of Music, is free and open to the public. Masters is a soloist, opera coach, chamber...
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Marietta College announces public events for October 2016

September 20, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its October 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website.
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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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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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‘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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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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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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