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Ohio Wesleyan University Announces November Events

October 9, 2007

DELAWARE, OHIO – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its November lineup of special events. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

Through Nov. 11 – “THE (sub)URBAN LANDSCAPE,” a multimedia exhibition in partnership with Ohio Wesleyan’s Sagan National Colloquium, at the university’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

8 p.m. Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, and 2 p.m. Nov. 4 – “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” by Jean Giraudoux. The show will take place on the main stage inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave. General admission is $7, with discounts for students, senior citizens, and groups of 10 or more. Call (740) 368-3855 for reservations.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 4 – As part of the university’s Performing Arts Series, leading French baritone musician Francois Le Roux will perform in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. Admission is $15 for the general public and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.com or by calling (740) 368-3629.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 6 – As part of the university’s Sagan National Colloquium, Robert Neuwirth will present “The 21st Century Medieval City” in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. Neuwirth is a professional journalist who recently published “Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World.”

8 p.m. Nov. 6 – The Ohio Wesleyan University Chamber Orchestra, directed by Kenichiro Matsuda, will perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

8 p.m. Nov. 7 – Comedian Demetri Martin, best known for his appearances on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” will perform in University Hall’s Gray Chapel, 61 S. Sandusky St. Tickets will be available for $10 starting Oct. 15 at the university’s Information Desk in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 – As part of the university’s Sagan National Colloquium, Kyle Ezell will present “Promoting Downtown Living in the Midwest: Saving Heartland Cities by Choosing a Freak’s Lifestyle” in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. Ezell, the founder of Get Urban America, is an urban planner and consultant who works with cities and local community groups to revitalize downtowns and encourage urban redevelopment.

8 p.m. Nov. 10 – “The Cody Rivers Show: Stick to Glue,” part of the university’s Performing Arts Series, stars an innovative pair of OWU alumni comedians known for their kinetic, unique, and smart works of theater. The show will take place in the Studio Theatre, inside Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave. Admission is $15 for the general public and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.com or by calling (740) 368-3629.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 11 – The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, will perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 – As part of the university’s Sagan National Colloquium, Paul Robbins, Ph.D., will present “Intimate Urban Ecologies: How the American Lawn Makes Us Who We Are” in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. Robbins, a professor of geography and regional development at the University of Arizona, researches the relationships between individuals, environmental actors, and the institutions that connect them.

8 p.m. Nov. 13 – The Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, will perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

8 p.m. Nov. 16-17 – Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike, will hold its November evening programs on the dates listed. Program content varies, depending on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children and seniors. Call (740) 363-1257 for reservations.

Nov. 29 to Feb. 3, 2008 – “Biennial Faculty Exhibition,” a multimedia exhibition by members of the Ohio Wesleyan fine arts faculty, at the university’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

8 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2007 – Directed by Jason Hiester, Ohio Wesleyan’s annual opera theater will be performed in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. To purchase tickets, call (740) 368-3700.

Ohio Wesleyan University is an undergraduate liberal arts college that transforms the lives of its students through a combination of rigorous academics, mentoring relationships, and real-world experiences. Featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” the private university’s 1,850 students come from 40 states and 45 countries. Visit www.owu.edu for more information.