SMC Emeritus Concert Band and Spring Literary Series

first_imgHomeNewsSMC Emeritus Concert Band and Spring Literary Series Feb. 19, 2017 at 8:00 amNewsSMC Emeritus Concert Band and Spring Literary Serieseditor4 years agobandliteratureperformancesmc Santa Monica College’s Emeritus Concert Band, under the baton of Yosuke Miyoshi, will present a spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 5. The performance will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.The free concert – sure to please everyone in the family – will present an eclectic collection of music linked by an American theme. The program includes “America” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim; “Captain America March” by Alan Silvestri; and Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland, with narration by Beverly White of NBC 4 News. The concert also features the SMASH Middle School Concert Band in performances of “Raiders March” by John Williams and “The Pink Panther Theme” by Henry Mancini.Ample free parking will be available on the premises. Seating is on a first-arrival basis.“Under the leadership of Yosuke Miyoshi, the Emeritus Concert Band continues to expand its horizons by partnering with the community to take its performances to the next level, such as this wonderful collaboration with the SMASH Middle School Concert Band,” said Gita Runkle, Associate Dean for the Emeritus program.SMC’s Emeritus Concert Band is made up of musicians of a wide age range. The variety of musical and life experience that each band member brings to the group fuels an environment of ongoing inspiration. New members are always welcome, and we are seeking musicians who are percussionists and musicians who play French Horn. Call (310) 434-4306 to find out how to join.The Concert Band has thrilled listeners with its free concert series since 1979. The 60-member band is part of Santa Monica College’s acclaimed Emeritus Program, established in 1975 to offer free classes and special programs to older adults.For information, please visit www.smc.edu/emeritus or call (310) 434-4306SMC presents Spring Literary SeriesSanta Monica College will present the Spring 2017 Literary Talks & Readings, featuring a pair of distinguished authors discussing and reading from their works. The series starts on February 22.All lectures in the series are free and are held on the main SMC campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. The series is sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates) – a private organization that funds speakers and special programs on the Santa Monica College campus – and the SMC English Department. Seating is on a first-arrival basis.The Spring 2017 series line-up is:Wednesday, February 22: Harryette Mullen: “A Reading and Conversation with Poet Harryette Mullen” at 6:30 p.m. in Humanities & Social Sciences Lecture Hall 104. Award-winning poet and short story writer Harryette Mullen – renowned for her poetry collection “Sleeping with the Dictionary” – is a UCLA English professor whose awards include a Jackson Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a United States Artist Fellowship. She will read selections from her works, which have been published widely and reprinted in more than 100 anthologies, including the Best American Poetry anthology series.Tuesday, April 25: Siel Ju: “Cake Time: A Reading by Siel Ju” at 11:15 a.m. in Humanities & Social Science Lecture Hall 165. Award-winning writer and SMC English professor Siel Ju is the author of two poetry chapbooks and numerous published short stories and poems, and the recipient of a residency from The Anderson Center at Tower View and Vermont Studio Center. She will read selections from her novel-in-stories “Cake Time.”Now in its 16th year, the SMC Literary Talks & Readings Series has brought to campus such acclaimed writers as Khaled Hosseini (author of the bestselling “The Kite Runner”), Charles Johnson (author of “Middle Passage”), Audrey Niffenegger (author of the bestselling “Time Traveler’s Wife”), Geoff Dyer (essayist, critic, and author of the novel “Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi”), and Jonathan Safran Foer (author of “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”).For information, please call SMC’s Office of Public Programs at (310) 434-4100.Submitted by Grace Smith, SMC Public Information Officer Tags :bandliteratureperformancesmcshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentSnide World of Sports: Lakers Need a Little Magic … Actually a LotCommissioner: condo project “canary in the coal mine” for rent controlYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall11 hours agoNewsWedding boom is on in the US as vendors scramble to keep upAssociated Press22 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson22 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter22 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor22 hours agoNewsBruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for moreAssociated Press22 hours ago CitywideBofA offering grants to nonprofitsBank of America is informing local nonprofits that the bank is currently accepting applications for grants that will be awarded for programs that provide economic mobility resources in Los Angeles county. 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PHOTOS: Chefs, Surgeons And More Compete In Pumpkin Carving Contest

first_img Shawna Poole carves her pumpkin during the contest. Event planners hope to keep improving the pumpkin carving contest each year. The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosted its annual pumpkin carving contest in the Skyline Garden Thursday night. Nine carvers from five local businesses took the stage.Contestants were given 40 minutes to carve their pumpkins, and they used creative materials to get the job done. Chefs Christine Roberts and Katy Watson from Squash Blossom Kitchens glued pasta to their pumpkin, which they turned into a chef. Cristi Rajevac and Valerie Burke from Melanie Turner Interiors used felt, fern leaves and Christmas lights to decorate their hollowed-out pumpkin.After time was up, audience members cheered for their favorites. Dr. Jonathan Threadgill and Zach Dew’s dragon pumpkin won overwhelmingly. Winners walked home with two season passes to Atlanta Botanical Gardens.“I feel maybe being a surgeon gave me an unfair advantage,” Threadgill said. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Chefs Christine Roberts and Katy Watson pose with their pumpkin. Dozens of people showed up for the event at the Botanical Gardens Skyline Garden. It was a family-friendly event with drinks for the adults and a band playing bluegrass music near the fountain. For Whom The Bell Rings KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Related Stories Karen Mckenzie and Shea O’Connor from Rhyme and Reason Design made this “Trick & Treat” pumpkin. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Karen Mckenzie and Shea O’Connor from Rhyme and Reason Design made this “Trick & Treat” pumpkin. Christine Roberts and Katy Watson from Squash Blossom Kitchens made the chef pumpkin. ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility The power tools came out during the pumpkin carving contest at the Botanical Garden. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Shawna Poole carves her pumpkin during the contest. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Cristi Rajevac and Valerie Burke from Melanie Turner Interiors made this pumpkin with a house inside it. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Dozens of people showed up for the event at the Botanical Gardens Skyline Garden. It was a family-friendly event with drinks for the adults and a band playing bluegrass music near the fountain. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Shawna Poole, from Virginia to Virginia Highland Designs, carved this husky pumpkin during the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s annual pumpkin carving contest Thursday night. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE The team from Melanie Turner Interiors focuses on their pumpkin. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Event planners hope to keep improving the pumpkin carving contest each year. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Carvers diligently work on their pumpkins Thursday night. center_img KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE After the event, Atlanta Botanical Garden held a silent auction for the pumpkins. People bid $10-$100. The money will go to the garden’s mission “to better the space,” event operations manager Sarah Walpert said. 123456789101112131415 Shawna Poole, from Virginia to Virginia Highland Designs, carved this husky pumpkin during the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s annual pumpkin carving contest Thursday night. Dr. Jonathan Threadgill and Zach Dew from Atlanta Oral Surgery carved a dragon pumpkin to win the contest. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE The carvers started out with pretty large raw material. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Cristi Rajevac and Valerie Burke from Melanie Turner Interiors made this pumpkin with a house inside it. The power tools came out during the pumpkin carving contest at the Botanical Garden. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Dr. Jonathan Threadgill, right, and Zach Dew laugh while checking out their pumpkin. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Dr. Jonathan Threadgill, right, and Zach Dew laugh while checking out their pumpkin. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE The team from Melanie Turner Interiors focuses on their pumpkin. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Carvers diligently work on their pumpkins Thursday night. Share The carvers started out with pretty large raw material. Christine Roberts and Katy Watson from Squash Blossom Kitchens made the chef pumpkin. Event planners hope to keep improving the pumpkin carving contest each year. Chefs Christine Roberts and Katy Watson pose with their pumpkin. Add to My List In My List After the event, Atlanta Botanical Garden held a silent auction for the pumpkins. People bid $10-$100. The money will go to the garden’s mission “to better the space,” event operations manager Sarah Walpert said. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE Dr. Jonathan Threadgill and Zach Dew from Atlanta Oral Surgery carved a dragon pumpkin to win the contest. KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE KAITLIN KOLARIK / WABE last_img read more

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Wallonie-Bruxelles International Scholarships

first_img Similar Stories Wallonie-Bruxelles International Scholarships Reddit Tweet ← Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) LinkedIn 0 Deadline: 1 April 2021Open to: researchers from any country with a degree of doctor by a given foreign university wishing to carry out a postdoctoral programBenefits: monthly amount of 2.120 euros covering living expenses, accommodation, educational materials and travel expensesDESCRIPTIONIn a context of increased mobility and globalisation, this scholarship program was set up by Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI).In support of the competitiveness clusters determined by the Marshall Plan 4.0 initiated by Wallonia, it allows the reception of researchers from foreign countries wishing to carry out a postdoctoral program within higher-education institutions that are organised or subsidised by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.In order to support the various competitiveness clusters of the Marshall Plan 4.0, the following are the focus areas :Transport and logistics ;Mechanical engineering ;Life sciences ;Agriculture-industry ;Aero-space ;Environmental technologies.All other fields will be taken into account, whether in the human sciences, fundamental or applied.ELIGIBILITYResearchers from any country with a degree of doctor by a given foreign university wishing to carry out a postdoctoral program in higher education institutions organised or subsidised by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.It should be noted that you are allowed to submit a file even if you are in an active term and the doctorate certification is not yet in your possession. In this case, it will be necessary to send proof of achievement.BENEFITSMonthly amount of 2.120 euros covering living expenses, accommodation, educational materials and travel expenses within the country;WBI will cover international travel costs (one round trip for the total duration of the program);WBI covers “healthcare” insurance for non-EU fellows;WBI takes responsibility for “repatriation assistance” insurance (only for long-term scholarships).HOW TO APPLYFor more information, please visit the official website. Pocketcenter_img +1 Share 0 “Severo Ochoa” Postdoctoral Programme 2018-22 Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute in Florence March 19, 2021 Published by Tamara Ilioska Communications Officer at The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership →last_img read more

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