The Lindenwood University 2009-2010 Speaker Series will continue with an appearance by renowned poets David Meltzer and Michael Rothenberg. The duo, who offer a glimpse at the phenomenon that is beat poetry, will speak and read from their work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center (400 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles, two blocks north of the main Lindenwood campus).
Homecoming and Reunion 2009 was a big success with over 500 alumni in attendance. We welcomed alumni from every decade beginning in the 1930’s to the present and they traveled from Alabama, New York, California, Texas, Georgia, and New Hampshire to celebrate their honored class reunions!
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-14 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
The Lindenwood University History Department will host its third annual Lindenwood Invitational History Bowl the week of November 9, with the finals on Sunday, November 15.
Lindenwood University fashion design graduate Dragana Jovic was named the top prize winner of Bakers’ “Project: Design!”competition during St. Louis Fashion Week. She was selected as recipient of the $30,000 prize package by a panel of judges from among six designers invited to show their collections during the event.
Join the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village as it celebrates the holiday season with its Annual Candlelight Tour on December 4, 5, 11, and 12. View the Boone Home and the Village decorated and lit with thousands of candles to create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere full of holiday cheer and good tide.
Lindenwood University will unveil its new regional studies journal, “The Confluence,” in November with a selection of thoroughly researched, well-written, thought-provoking articles on the region’s past, present and future.
Lindenwood University has been named a host venue for the region’s First St. Louis Film Conference. Presentations and panel discussion will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Emerson Black Box Theater and Charter Communications LUTV HD Studio, located in the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will open its 2009-10 season with a stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved book, “The Hobbit.” Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 through 31 and Nov. 6 and 7 with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 8. Performance will be in the Bezemes Family Theatre of Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University is taking part in Domestic Violence Week Oct. 12 through 16 with a presentation by noted author and anti-violence activist Jackson Katz, Ph.D., and a display of t-shirts made by women who have been victims of violence.