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World-renowned soprano Indra Thomas to present faculty recital

Internationally acclaimed soprano Indra Thomas will be joined by pianist Sandra Lutters, whose opera career spans more than 30 years, as they present a concert at Shorter University on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The concert is part of Shorter’s faculty recital series; Thomas teaches voice performance at the university. TheContinue Reading

Radio interview highlights Oct. 24 and 25 dance concert, new dance minor

Ms. Shell Benjamin, director of dance and assistant professor of theatre and dance at Shorter, and dance minor Rique Martinez were guests on WRGA’s Hometown Headlines, the Radio Edition, on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The pair chatted with host John Druckenmiller about the upcoming dance concert titled “Dancing on the Hill — Peace Be Still.” LISTENContinue Reading

Shorter University student receives Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award

Shorter University Criminal Justice major Chad Wilson says he feels a distinct calling to make positive impact on the lives of America’s youth. This is why the Carrollton, Ga., police officer decided 13 years ago to get involved with the Boy Scouts of America’s Exploring program, where he now serves as post advisor for PoliceContinue Reading

Pianist Krassimira Jordan to present guest recital at Shorter University

Pianist Krassimira Jordan will present a guest recital at Shorter University on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The event, part of the university’s Guest Artist Series, is open to the public at no charge. Jordan’s performance will include selections such as “Deux Poèmes, Op. 32” by Alexander Scriabin, “Polichinelle” by HeitorContinue Reading

Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens to present Masterclasses at Shorter

Former Cosby Show Star Geoffrey Owens will present masterclasses for Shorter University theatre students on Oct. 17 and 18. Owens’ classes will focus on the topics of Shakespeare and Acting for the Camera. He will also take part in a question and answer session for Shorter students about the theatre and film business. Since graduatingContinue Reading

Shorter University presents “Dancing on the Hill – Peace Be Still,” a dance concert

Shorter University dance minors and musical theatre students will present “Dancing on The Hill — Peace Be Still” on Oct. 24-25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winthrop-King Centre. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students and are available through the Shorter University box office by calling 706-233-7288 or by emailing boxoffice@shorter.edu.Continue Reading

Shorter University’s Opera Theatre presents “Opera Scenes”

The Shorter University Opera Theatre presents its fall production of “Opera Scenes,” which begins this weekend. The show will run Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets are availableContinue Reading

Shorter University hosts Northwest Georgia Choral Festival

Shorter University will welcome more than 400 area students to its campus on Monday, Oct. 20 for the 19th annual Northwest Georgia Choral Festival. The festival will culminate with a concert at 6:30 p.m. in Shorter’s Winthrop-King Centre. The public is invited to attend the performance, which will feature two festival choirs, the Shorter Chorale,Continue Reading

Provost gives report on study abroad programs at Consortium for Global Education meeting

Shorter University Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Donald Martin joined other higher education representatives at the Consortium for Global Education’s 27th Annual Strategic Meeting in Waco, Texas, where he presented a special report on the university’s study abroad programs. The meeting, which was hosted by Baylor University, was a time for universities’ employees fromContinue Reading

Photography of T.G. Tranowski featured at Shorter University’s Arnold Art Gallery

Kansas-based photographer T.G. Tarnowski presents “Accumulating Absence” at Shorter University beginning Monday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 31 in Arnold Art Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. His large, lush prints range from earlier film-sourced images dating back 20 years toContinue Reading