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Hot Sardines

Jazz band Hot Sardines Feb. 20

Bandleader "Bibs" Palazzo and lead singer "Miz Elizabeth" Bourgerol combine with the ensemble of powerhouse musicians to play hot jazz as it was in the era when live music was king. Called "one of the best jazz bands in NY today," by Forbes magazine, the Hot Sardines take the stage as part of Luther College's Center Stage Series of live performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.

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Miko Kominami

Miko Kominami to perform piano recital Feb. 19

Miko Kominami, Luther College adjunct faculty in music, will perform a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther College campus.

The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

The recital, titled, "Pictures and Music," will feature works by composers Jerry Owen and Modest Mussorgsky.

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Steve Holland

Steve Holland, 'A Fulbright Year in Montenegro'

Having a study abroad experience as a student can be life-changing. Steve Holland, Luther College associate professor of economics, will discuss how immersion in a foreign culture can be equally impactful as an adult in his lecture "A Fulbright Year in Montenegro" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, in Luther's Shirley Baker Commons.

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Balalaika Ensemble

Luther Balalaika to perform concert Feb. 22

The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble will perform in concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Shirley Baker Commons on the Luther campus.

The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Special guest vocalist is Ami Hall, Luther class of 1996, performing artist and educator from Littleton, Colorado.

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Rebecca Boehm Shaffer

Rebecca Boehm Shaffer to perform horn recital Feb. 14

Rebecca Boehm Shaffer, Luther College adjunct faculty in music, will perform a horn recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.

The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Boehm Shaffer's program includes the works of Verne Reynolds, Olivier Messiaen, Daniel Schnyder and Richard Strauss 

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Peter Lingen

Peter Lingen to perform guitar recital Feb. 15

Peter Lingen, Luther College teaching associate in music, will present a guitar recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.

The program, open to the public with no charge for admission, features music from Brazil, Cuba, Paraguay and the United States, including pieces from composers Bellinati, Assad and Brouwer.

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Lima 2015

'Order X Chaos' by Coulter and Lima on display

"Order X Chaos" by design artists Bradley Coulter and Vinicius Lima will be on display Feb. 16-March 13, in the Kristin Wigley-Fleming Fine Arts Gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther College campus.

The exhibit is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Gary Moss

Luther's Gary Moss to perform vocal recital Feb. 15

Gary Moss, Luther College adjunct faculty of music, will perform a baritone recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The recital, titled "In Times of War," is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Xiao Hu

Luther Unison Piano Duo to present recital Feb. 14

The Unison Piano Duo, featuring husband and wife team Du Huang and Xiao Hu, members of the Luther College music faculty, will present a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Noble Recital Hall in Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus. The program is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Humans Being

Luther students display street photography Feb. 8-19

"Humans Being," an exhibit featuring the street photography of 14 Luther College students, will be on display Feb. 8-19 in the Dahl Centennial Union Gallery. An opening reception will be held in the gallery from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. The photographs on display are selected from the images the students shot over the course of their January Term class "Art 290: Picturing Change—Street Photography in Hong Kong and Shanghai."

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Michel Martin

Black History Symposium Feb. 11-12

Luther will host the 12th annual Black History Symposium Feb. 11-12. The symposium, titled "Africans and African-Americans: It's Complicated," will feature a number of events focused on exploring the fascinating and often contentious relationship among various groups of African-descended people in the United States.

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