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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Jon Ailabouni

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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Jerry Johnson, former director of Public Information at Luther

Luther College presents book signings during homecoming

The Luther College Book Shop will host book signing sessions Saturday, Oct. 11, as part of Luther's homecoming weekend of events. Christopher Cudworth, class of 1979; Julie Bowe, class of 1984; David Ellingson, class of 1969; sisters Jodi Tollefson Bjerke, class of 1994, Kari Tollefson Espinosa, class of 1984, and Kristi Tollefson Wolf, class of 1984; Jerry Johnson, former director of Public Information at Luther; and Norman Omodt, class of 1961; will sign copies of their books at Luther's Book Shop located in the Dahl Centennial Union on Luther's campus.

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Paula Carlson, Luther College president

Luther College Inaugural Symposium Oct. 10

Luther College will host the Inaugural Symposium, "Exploring Faith and Literature," at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the Noble Recital Hall, in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. The symposium panel will reflect on ways that religious questions, issues, topics and characters are explored in contemporary literature.

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SAC invites the community to "The Buried Life – What do you want to do before you die?" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7

Luther to present 'The Buried Life–What do you want to do before you die?'

SAC invites the community to "The Buried Life–What do you want to do before you die?" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206. The Buried Life originated in 2006 when Dave Lingwood, Ben Nemtin, Duncan Penn and Jonnie Penn set out in an old RV to complete their list of "100 Things We Want To Do Before We Die." The group pulled a borrowed 1957 Dodge Coachman RV out of a field; bought a secondhand camera for $100 on eBay, threw a party to raise money for gas and hit the road for two weeks to see how many items they could check off their list.

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