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Jon Ailabouni

Faculty Artist Series

Featuring all original compositions, Jon Ailabouni, Luther College music faculty, will perform a trumpet recital with guest pianist James J. Kaufmann at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

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Dan Auerbach

Violinist Dan Auerbach presents guest recital

Recognized for his performances across the U.S., Canada and Israel, visiting concert violinist Dan Auerbach will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in Luther College's Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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Kathleen Brown-Rice

'Understanding and Nurturing Resiliency'

What is resiliency and how can we further develop resiliency both in children as well as adults? Kathleen Brown-Rice, chair of division of counseling and psychology in education and associate professor of counselor education at the University of South Dakota, will discuss the neurological factors of resiliency and how resiliency is developed during a guest lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206, on the Luther College campus.

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Philip Borter

Faculty Artist Series

Philip Borter, Luther College assistant professor of music, will give a faculty recital with collaborative pianist Miko Kominami, Luther instructor in music, at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Noble Recital Hall of Luther's Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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'Turn and Face the Strange: Creative Activity as a Catalyst for Change'

The lyrics of David Bowie say to "turn and face the strange," and in a troubled and violent world there is plenty of strangeness which can be hard to face. David Kamm, Luther College assistant professor of art and art gallery coordinator, and Lise Kildegaard, professor of English, will discuss strangeness and art in the final Paideia Texts and Issues lecture of the 2017-18 series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall on the Luther campus.

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Faculty Artist Series

Performing works by Claude Debussy, Henri Duparc, Richard Strauss, Gian Carlo Menotti and Samuel Barber, Luther College's Carla Thelen Hanson and her collaborator Ainhoa Urkijo will present a recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the Noble Recital Hall of Luther's Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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Craig Monson

'Finding Their Voice: Music and Architecture in the Convents of Italy'

Considered both a stumbling block on the way to perfection and a dangerous enchantment to male listeners, singing was discouraged for Italian nuns of the 16th and 17th centuries. Craig Monson, professor emeritus of music at Washington University in St. Louis, will explore how Italian nuns worked the restrictive limitations of the church to their advantage in "Finding their Voice: Music and Architecture in the Convents of Italy."

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Luther College hosts annual Ethnic Arts Festival March 3

In a celebration of the diverse cultures that come together to make up the Luther College population, the annual Luther Diversity Center's Ethnic Arts Festival is Saturday, March 3. Events include a festival during the day and dance and song performance in the evening.

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Daryl Davis

Humanities Distinguished Lecture Daryl Davis

Daryl Davis, black musician, author, actor and activist, has spent the past 20 years meeting and befriending hundreds of Ku Klux Klan members who have since broken ties with the Klan. With his story promoting hope, friendship and conversation, Davis will give a Luther College Humanities Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

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