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Upcoming Events 3/26/14

Learn more about the MIA fashion and culture show, dance and theatre performances, and more.

Event Spotlight:

Ceramic Artist Peter Callas
April 7, 2014
Gaddy-Hamrick Art Building
Ceramics Studio

Internationally respected ceramic artist Peter Callas will visit Meredith College on April 7. Callas will present a lecture followed by Q&A at 11 a.m. in Gaddy-Hamrick room 129, and from noon-5 p.m. he will be available for demonstrations and informal conversation in Gaddy-Hamrick room 131.

Callas spent many years in Japan working with multiple masters and Japan’s National Living Treasures. He also had a 30-year collaboration with Peter Voulkos, the most recognized ceramic artist of the 20th century. Callas is the guest of Meredith Assistant Professor of Art Warner Hyde.

“Peter is an engaging and exciting artist, and I hope the campus community will take advantage of this one of a kind opportunity,” Hyde said. Hyde and Callas have a joint show in Charlotte, N.C., at the Elder Gallery. The show, titled Respect opens on April 4 and runs through April 26.

Meredith Ensemble Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors by Howard Ashman
March 27-30; April 1-6 at 7:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. (Sundays)
Studio Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors is a dark comedy about a florist who raises a plant that feeds on people. Tickets: Free for Meredith students and employees, $10 general, $5 students/seniors. Reservations can be made by calling 919-760-2840 or emailing

Meredith International Association’s Annual International Fashion and Cultural Show
Thursday, March 27, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Carswell Auditorium

Meredith International Association’s annual International Fashion and Cultural Show will include cultural performances of dance and song, and a showcase of different outfits from around the world. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

MBA Preview for Prospective Students
Thursday, March 27, 5:30-8 p.m.
Harris 214

The Meredith MBA Program will hold an MBA Preview, which includes an information session, class visit and dinner with MBA graduates who will answer questions about their experiences in the program. Meredith employees who are interested in applying for the MBA program are encouraged to attend. Visit for more information or to sign up.

Film Screening: Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
Thursday, March 27, 7:15 p.m.
Kresge Auditorium

Hosted & Supported by: MAPPS & PEARLS: Peer Educators Advocating Responsible LifeStyles. PEARLS is a new Meredith organization. Free and Open to the Public. Learn more at

Faculty and Staff Awards and Recognition Celebration
Friday, April 4, 2014
2:30 p.m.—Reception, Chapel Porch
3 p.m.—Program, Jones Chapel

Celebrating Student Achievement Day
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
All day – view the schedule

Danceworks 2014
Program A: April 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12 at 3 p.m.
Program B: April 12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 13 at 3 p.m.
Gala: April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The Meredith College Dance program, which was recently selected for the American College Dance Festival Mid-Atlantic Regional Gala, will present DanceWorks, its annual spring showcase, April 11-13, 2014. Program A will feature members of the Freshmen Dance Ensemble, emerging and mainstage student choreographers, and faculty work by Carol Finley, director of Meredith’s dance program. Program B will feature emerging and mainstage student choreographers, faculty work by Eleanor Smith, and guest artist work by Courtney Greer. The gala will be works from both programs selected by a panel of alumnae dance professionals.

Tickets: Free admission for Meredith students, faculty and staff, $10 general admission, $5 students/seniors.


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