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Marv Slind

'Growing Older Without Growing Up: The "Parrothead" Life'

Giving a multimedia introduction to Jimmy Buffett's extensive career, Luther College Professor Emeritus of History Marv Slind will present the lecture, "Growing Older Without Growing Up: The 'Parrothead' Life" at Luther's Emeriti Colloquium, at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Mott Room of the Dahl Centennial Union. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Keith Hall

Luther College to host jazz drummer Keith Hall

A joyful performer and consummate drummer, Keith Hall will present a guest jazz artist recital alongside Luther College faculty at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The performance is open to the public with no charge of admission. The performance titled "Art Blakey at 100: A Musical Celebration of Blakey and the Jazz Messengers," includes music by Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and other distinguished alumni of Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

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Vagina Monologues

Luther College V-Day to present benefit performances Feb. 21-22, 24

One out of every three women in the world will be physically or sexually abused in her lifetime, according to information from the United Nations. In today's climate it is apparent that number may be conservative. To raise money and awareness to stop violence against women and girls, 17 Luther College students will present three benefit performances of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" in February.

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Kurayi Mahachi

'Lyme disease among hunting dogs: field research in public health'

As a part of Luther College's Spring 2019 Biology Colloquium series, Kurayi Mahachi, Luther class of 2015, will present his lecture, "Lyme disease among hunting dogs: field research in public health," at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Valders Hall of Science Room 206 on the Luther campus. The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Balalaika Ensemble

Luther College Balalaika Ensemble to perform on March 3

The Luther College Balalaika Ensemble, featuring special guest Ami Hall, class of 1996, will perform in concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in Shirley Baker Commons on the Luther campus. The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission. Young children are encouraged to attend.

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Art of the Story

Luther College presents The Art of the Story art exhibition

Beginning with a digital humanities initiative focused on changing racial and economic demographics, The Welcome Project helps participants look at factors contributing to the de-urbanizing of communities in post-industrial America. Luther College is hosting The Art of the Story exhibit in the Wigley Fleming gallery in the Center for the Arts on the Luther College campus. This exhibit is available to the public from Feb. 7 to March 14 with no charge for admission.

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Miko Kominami

Luther College Professor Miko Kominami to present recital on March 2

Luther College music faculty and pianist Miko Kominami will give a solo piano recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The recital, open to the public with no charge of admission, includes three Scarlatti Sonatas, four Liszt-Schubert songs, Haydn Sonata in F Major and concludes with Liszt's "Rhapsodie Espagnole."

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