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Luther College campus to celebrate Diwali

Luther College students and community members of all religious backgrounds will gather to learn about Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Peace Dining Room of the Dahl Centennial Union. There will be a brief program, followed by light refreshments and a time for conversation.

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Calliope Duo to perform at Luther Oct. 28

The Calliope Duo, featuring Elizabeth McNutt, flute, and Shannon Wettstein, piano, will perform a guest recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, 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 and features recent solo and chamber works by Mario Lavista, José-Luis Hurtado, Arturo Furentes, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez and a world premiere by Iowa composer, Harvey Sollberger.

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Dr. Jyoti Grewal

Jyoti Grewal to speak at Luther College Oct. 13-14

Violence, in its many forms, has remained constant throughout history. Activists, educators, and leaders have sought to end violence through raising awareness. The Luther College campus welcomes the return of former Luther professor Jyoti Grewal, Ph.D., for a guest lecture to aide in the education and exposure of violence around the world.

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Luther College announces lawn-spraying days

Luther College will spray the lawns with herbicides to provide well-maintained, attractive grounds for Luther students, employees and visitors and to control undesirable weeds on athletic fields. Weather permitting, the dates for spraying are set for Oct. 17-19.

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Carole Terry, organist

Luther College to host Concert Organist Carole Terry Oct. 14

Carole Terry, guest concert organist, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus. The concert is being presented as Luther's annual Benefactor Organ Recital, which features outstanding artists of international caliber performing on the Robert Sipe mechanical action organ.

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Luther College Jazz Ensembles performing in Marty's Oct. 10

College Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in Marty's in the Dahl Centennial Union on Luther's campus. The Jazz Band is dedicated to featuring improvisation by student soloists and presenting swinging arrangements that will have audiences heading for the dance floor.

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Part of the Orlando W. Qualley Papyrus Collection

Luther College opens papyri exhibit Oct. 11

Luther College’s Orlando W. Qualley Papyrus Collection, newly prepared for conservation and exhibit, will go on display 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with an informational program in the Preus Library Hovde Room.

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CANCELLED: Faculty Artist Series: Karen Kanakis to perform voice recital Oct. 15

Karen Kanakis, Luther College associate professor of music, will present a voice recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on Luther campus. The program features music sung entirely in Italian by various composers including Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Verdi, Paolo Tosti, Gioachino Rossini and Reynaldo Hahn.

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