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Spring 2015

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All events listed on this calendar are subject to cancellation or change. For more information about any event, contact the phone number listed with the event. For information about this calendar, contact the Cultural Events Coordinator at 803/323-4849.

All sponsor forms and student petitions (pdf - 277 KB) are due by March 6, 2015

Cultural Event petitions meeting date: March 10, 2015

DateTimeEventsLocationGLI Event
01/15/2015Jamaican Violinist Damien Escobar

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: No, Contact Information: 803/323-4757, (2 hours)
The Edge
01/20/2015Guest Artist Series-Rebecca Salter, soprano

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
01/22/2015Winthrop Poll Results: SC attitudes on the economy, sea level change, women's issues, the Confederate flag and more...

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: No, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Owens G01
01/22/2015Friends of the Conservatory Series- Nexus Percussion Ensemble

Admission: $15 general, $10 Senior/ Faculty-Staff, $5 with student ID, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
01/22/2015Fine Arts Alumni: Sandy Singletary '90, '08, '11

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
01/23/2015Poetry Slam feat. Jinahie

Admission: Free w/ DSU Fall Pass, $5 w/ WU ID, $10 public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4757, (2 hours)
The Edge
01/26/2015Research trends: Strategies for Working with Non-Native Speakers of English

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2102, (1 hour)
Withers 401This is a GLI Event!
01/27/2015Everyone Needs an Anchor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2102, (1 hour)
Withers 107
02/02/2015Justice: or the Lack Thereof


Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4503, (1.5 hours)
Dina’s Place
02/03/2015WUG Artist Talk: Stacey Davidson and John W. Love Jr.

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2493, (1.5 hours)
Rutledge Gallery
02/03/2015Common Book Series, Food Matters: Community, Class, and Cost

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
02/03/2015Going Back in the Closet: The Crisis in Health Care for LGBT Senior

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-3392, (2 hours)
Dina’s Place
02/05/2015“From the Peace Corps in Rwanda to the Wilderness in Alaska: Poet Derick Burleson’s Journey Through Changing Cultures and Landscapes”

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4554, (1 hour)
Owens 101This is a GLI Event!
02/05/2015"Poetry Reading with Derick Burleson"

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4554, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital HallThis is a GLI Event!
02/05/2015My Legacy to you is the Discovery of your Lineage: Reckoning the Strom Thurmond Lineage with My Family’s Legacy

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s Place
02/09/2015Winthrop ICE Initiative: David Cutler- A Life in the Arts: Ten BIG Ideas On Career & Financial Success

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Dina’s Place
02/10/2015Fine Arts Alumni: Lia Newman '99

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
02/10/2015Loving v. Virginia Case

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/381-7758, (1.5 hours)
Dina’s Place
02/11/2015#Why I Stayed: Relationship Violence from a Cultural Perspective

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-6175, (1.5 hours)
Whitton Auditorium in Carroll Hall
02/11/2015It's a Hard Knock Life

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 843/465-6057, (1 hour)
Richardson Ballroom
02/12/2015Music of the 1920s: Blues, Cornets, and All that Jazz- Ian Pearson, Presenter

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
02/12/2015Vagina Monologues

Admission: Pay what you can, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/414-6347, (1.5 hours)
Plowden AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
02/13/2015Guest Artist Series- Will Fried, piano- Scott Deal, percussion

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
02/13/2015Global Friends Reception

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-3905, (2 hours)
Richardson BallroomThis is a GLI Event!
02/16/2015Winthrop ICE Initiative: Michael Compton- The Competitive Business of Storytelling

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Dina’s Place
02/16/2015An Afternoon with the Presidents

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4786, (1.15 hours)
Dinkins Auditorium
02/18/2015Into the Woods- Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim- Directed by Stephen Gundersheim

Admission: $10 with Winthrop ID/ $15 general public. Reserved Seating, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
02/19/2015Into the Woods- Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim- Directed by Stephen Gundersheim

Admission: $10 with Winthrop ID/ $15 general public. Reserved Seating, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
02/19/2015Fine Arts Talk: James Busby

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
02/19/2015We Are One

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 843/224-4835, (1.5 hours)
Owens G 01
02/19/2015Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck: Artist Recycle!

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/448-6878, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119This is a GLI Event!
02/20/2015Into the Woods- Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim- Directed by Stephen Gundersheim

Admission: $10 with Winthrop ID/ $15 general public. Reserved Seating, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
02/20/2015Underexposed Film Festival: MiniFest- features films written by, directed by, produced by and starring African American filmmakers and storytellers.


Admission: Tickets: $6 in advance / $8 at the door, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/328-2787, (1 hour)
Community Performance Center- 249 E. Main Street
02/20/2015The Cultural Significance of Commencement

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-3440, (1 hour)
Dinkins AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
02/21/2015Into the Woods- Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim- Directed by Stephen Gundersheim

Admission: $10 with Winthrop ID/ $15 general public. Reserved Seating, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
02/22/2015Into the Woods- Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim- Directed by Stephen Gundersheim

Admission: $10 with Winthrop ID/ $15 general public. Reserved Seating, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
02/22/2015Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina: Race, Class, Gender, and Disasters (Part 1)

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4293, (2 hours)
Plowden AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
02/23/2015Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina: Race, Class, Gender, and Disasters (Part 2)

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4293, (1.5 hours)
Plowden AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
02/24/2015WUG Movie Night: Gerhard Richter Painting- A documentary on the German artist that includes glimpses at his studio, which has not been seen in decades.

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2493, (1 hour)
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
02/24/2015What's the Difference? A unified discussion of what makes Christian denominations different

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/327-1149, (1 hour)
Little Chapel
02/26/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Symphonic Band- Douglas Presley, conductor- Winthrop Wind Symphony-Lorrie Crochet,conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
02/26/2015Leadership Speaker Series- Pat Walsh

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2467, (1.25 hours)
Whitton AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
02/26/2015Heritage Fashion Show: Divided by culture, united by water

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2160, (3 hours)
McBryde Hall
02/28/2015Guest Artist Series- Steve Goold, drummer

Admission: $10 General Admission, $5 with student ID, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
02/28/2015Garnet and Gold Unity Gala

Admission: $5, Family Friendly: No, Contact Information: 803/207-9191, (1 hour)
McBryde HallThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/201510th annual CVPA Emerging Scholars and Teachers in the Arts

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1.5 hours)
Rutledge 119This is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015TEA Fellows Poster Session

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2505, (1.15 hours)
TuttleThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015Common Book: Q and A with Kelsey Timmerman

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015Common Book Author Kelsey Timmerman: Where am I Eating

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Richardson BallroomThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015TEA Fellows Comparative Education Panel Discussion

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2505, (2 hours)
Plowden AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015The Political, Social, and Legal Issues Surrounding Same Sex Marriage

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2595, (1 hour)
Owens G 01
03/03/2015Common Book: Q and A with Kelsey Timmerman

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015Common Book: Q and A with Kelsey Timmerman

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/03/2015Documentary Showing: Frontline's Generation Like

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/360-4335, (1.5 hours)
Dina’s Place
03/04/2015THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-3381, (2 hours)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/04/2015Common Book: Q and A with Kelsey Timmerman

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/04/2015Common Book: Q and A with Kelsey Timmerman

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/04/2015Spread The Word to End the Word!

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 203/247-0458, (1 hour)
Plowden Auditorium
03/05/2015“ARTivism: By Any Medium Necessary; exploring Black freedom struggles through the arts”

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/06/2015A History of Swing Dancing

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 843/309-7597, (1 hour)
West Center, RM 206
03/06/2015Creative Writing Reading by Faculty and Students

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4554, (1 hour)
Dina’s Place
03/09/2015People, Parks, and Power in Southern Africa- Dr. Robert Hitchcock

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4656, (1 hour)
Plowden AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
03/09/2015Faculty Series- Hollis Ulaky, oboe- Matthew Manwarren, piano

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/10/2015Annual CVPA Faculty Common Hour Arts Talk

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
03/10/2015Medieval Studies Lecture

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4557, (1 hour)
Whitton AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
03/10/2015Faculty Series-Tom Hildreth, double bass

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/11/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Flute Choir- Jill O'Neill, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/11/2015Fine Arts Alumni: Kevin Morrissey '03

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
03/12/2015Arthur Hash: Presentation on research and exhibition work

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 708/567-8970, (1 hour)
119 Rutledge
03/24/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Percussion Ensemble- B. Michael Williams, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/26/2015Fine Arts Alumni: Nicholas Bowers '03

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
03/26/2015Common Book Series, Food Matters: Chemistry and Consumption

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
03/27/2015Faculty Series- Doug Black, tuba

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/30/2015WUG Talk: Jennie Carlisle

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2493, (1.5 hours)
Rutledge 119
03/30/2015Top Five

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 845/956-3093, (1 hour)
Dina’s Place
03/31/2015Emeritus Faculty Series- Eugene Barban, piano

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
03/31/2015The Representation Project- Miss Representation Panel Discussion

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2108, (1-2 hours)
Dina’s Place
03/31/2015Boo, Bae, or Bye

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4198, (1 hour)
Richardson Ballroom A
04/07/2015Common Book Series, Food Matters: Ethics and Economic

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4663, (1 hour)
Dina’s PlaceThis is a GLI Event!
04/08/2015Leading Ladies- by Ken Ludwig- Directed by Russell Luke

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
04/09/2015Leading Ladies- by Ken Ludwig- Directed by Russell Luke

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4849, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
04/09/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Tuba, Euphonium Ensemble- Doug Black, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/10/2015Leading Ladies- by Ken Ludwig- Directed by Russell Luke

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
04/11/2015Leading Ladies- by Ken Ludwig- Directed by Russell Luke

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
04/12/2015Leading Ladies- by Ken Ludwig- Directed by Russell Luke

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson TheatreThis is a GLI Event!
04/12/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Brass Ensemble, Martin Hughes- director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/13/2015Faculty Series- Matthew Darsey, viola

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/13/2015Fine Arts Alumni: Chris Clamp '01

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2126, (1 hour)
Rutledge 119
04/14/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Clarinet Choir- Deborah Loomer, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Rectial Hall
04/14/2015A Naturalist in South Carolina- Rudy Mancke

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2262, (1 hour)
Dinkins AuditoriumThis is a GLI Event!
04/15/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Symphony Orchestra- Tom Hildreth, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/16/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Jazz Ensemble- Tracy Patterson, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/17/2015Spring One-Act Festival

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Studio Theatre
04/17/2015Special Event- Opera Scenes- Jeff McEvoy, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/17/2015Student Choreography Showcase

Admission: $5 w/ Winthrop ID, $10 General Public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Hall
04/18/2015Spring One-Act Festival

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Studio Theatre
04/18/2015Spring One-Act Festival

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Studio Theatre
04/18/2015Special Event- Opera Scenes- Jeff McEvoy, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/18/2015Student Choreography Showcase

Admission: $5 w/ Winthrop ID, $10 General Public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Hall
04/19/2015Spring One-Act Festival

Admission: $8 Winthrop/ID and $15 general public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Studio Theatre
04/19/2015Special Event- Opera Scenes- Jeff McEvoy, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/19/2015Student Choreography Showcase

Admission: $5 w/ Winthrop ID, $10 General Public, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-4014, (1 hour)
Johnson Hall
04/20/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Collegiate Choir- Phil Suggs, conductor- Winthrop Jazz Voices- Lisa Orum, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/21/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Chorale/Chamber Singers- Katherine Kinsey, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/22/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Chamber Orchestra- Tom Hildreth, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/23/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop Symphonic Band- Douglas Presley, conductor- Winthrop Wind Symphony- Lorrie Crochet, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
04/25/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop NLOLAIR Irish Ensemble- Connie Hale, director

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Barnes Recital Hall
04/27/2015Ensemble Series- Winthrop/Carolinas Wind Orchestra- William Malambri, conductor- Stanley Michalski, conductor

Admission: Free, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
05/03/2015Special Event- York County Choral Society- Katherine Kinsey, conductor

Admission: $15 Adults, $10 Senior Citizens and Winthrop faculty/staff, $5 Students, Family Friendly: Yes, Contact Information: 803/323-2255, (1 hour)
Byrnes Auditorium
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