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    <ong>Carleton Drum Ensembles to give outdoor concert on Tuesday

    The Carleton African Drum Ensembles will perform their annual spring concert on Tuesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. on the Carleton College Bald Spot. The concert will feature performances by the 17-member African Drum Ensemble and a number of smaller Afro-Cuban ensembles, all under the direction of Carleton lecturer in percussion Jay Johnson. In the event of rain, the performance will take place in the Sayles-Hill Great Space. The event is free and open to the pubic.

    For more information or disability accommodations, contact the music department at (507) 222-4475.

    Esteemed Carleton professor to speak at annual Honors Convo

    Laird Bell Professor of History Diethelm Prowe will present Carleton College’s Honors Convocation address on Friday, May 30 at 3 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. A celebrated annual tradition at Carleton, the Honors Convocation takes place on the last Friday of spring term and formally acknowledges the achievements and service to the community made by students and faculty in the past academic year.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Prowe, who retires from the College this spring, has been a dedicated member of the Carleton faculty for the last 40 years. He estimates that over 3,000 Carleton students have taken his very popular survey course on 20th-century European history, a class that has become somewhat of a
    College institution. He has also taught specialized seminar courses on fascism, the year 1989, and the decolonization of Africa and Asia—as well as a class on diplomatic history every other year since 1969.

    Carleton dancers to perform in Spring Dance Show this weekend

    The Carleton College Department of Theater and Dance will present its spring dance concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 in the Arena Theater on the Carleton campus. The performances, which will feature the Semaphore Repertory Dance Company along with students who participated in performance and choreography dance courses at the College, are free and open to the public.

    The Spring Dance Concert is sponsored by the Department of Theater and Dance. The Carleton College Arena Theater has limited disability accessibility. For more information and to make reservations, call the Arena Theater office at (507) 222-4531.

    Carleton Orchestra to present West Side Story on Friday night

    The Carleton College Orchestra will present its annual spring concert on Friday, May 30 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The program will feature the classic Leonard Bernstein composition “Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.” The concert will also feature the winners of the annual Senior Concerto Competition: Sophie Kerman will perform two movements from “Concerto No. 2, Op. 102” for piano by Dmitri Shostakovich; Bill Panks will play one movement of “Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63” by Serge Prokofiev; and Dan Goldberg will be featured on Joseph Horovitz’s “Euphonium Concerto.” The Carleton orchestra is conducted by of associate professor of music and S. Eugene Bailey Director of the Carleton Orchestra Hector Valdivia. The concert is free and open to the public.

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