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Thu. Oct. 19, 2017 - Sun. Oct. 22, 2017 | 9:00am - 8:30pm Converse College

Bringing together sculptors and educators working in a variety of 3-D media, including metal, clay, glass, fibers, stone and mixed media, the 39th Annual Tri-State…

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Thu. Oct. 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Daniel Recital Hall
Art,General Events ,Featured Event

Quiet Please… is a documentary that explores the emotional and psychological ramifications of a neurologically based disorder called misophonia. This documentary features Converse College, where…

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Thu. Nov. 9, 2017 - Thu. Nov. 30, 2017 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art ,Featured Event

The Art & Design Faculty will showcase their talents in this exhibition that reflects a broad range of creative expression.

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Mon. Nov. 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm
$25 - $150
Daniel Recital Hall

"Arlene Shrut is a superb pianist with a flawless technique and unerring interpretive insight." --The Sarnia, Ontario The Observer

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Wed. Nov. 15, 2017 - Sat. Nov. 18, 2017 | 7:30pm - 9:30pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

A new play by Derek Davidson. Everyone knows who William Shakespeare was, but how many know Judith Quiney? Or Margaret Hughes, or Nancy Hallam, or…

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Fri. Nov. 17, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Wilson Hall

11:00-1:00 (Music only) For SENIORS ONLY - We invite you to show your stuff!  Art, Music, Theatre, Musical Theatre and/or Dance...if this is your passion,…

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Sat. Nov. 18, 2017 | 6:59 pm - 9:40 pm
$20
Twichell Auditorium

A fun filled evening of a cappella singing. Some Bluegrass thrown in with Boardwalk Quartet. Other guest quartets are internationally recognized. All this with Barbershop…

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Sun. Nov. 19, 2017 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

A new play by Derek Davidson. Everyone knows who William Shakespeare was, but how many know Judith Quiney? Or Margaret Hughes, or Nancy Hallam, or…

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Thu. Nov. 30, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Twichell Auditorium
Alumni,General Events,Music ,Featured Event

The Spartanburg community is invited to join in a longstanding holiday tradition, the annual student-led Festival of Lessons & Carols. Pre-service music including some of…

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Fri. Dec. 1, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Free
Daniel Recital Hall

About Courtney Elise LeBauer, violin Born in Greensboro, NC, Courtney Elise LeBauer began studying the violin at the age of six. While still in high…

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Thu. Jan. 11, 2018 - Thu. Feb. 1, 2018 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

Hannah Skoonberg explores how objects become containers that hold memories, both through their physical wear and tear and as witness to the life that happens…

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Thu. Jan. 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

On January 11th at 6:00pm in the gallery, printmaker Hannah Skoonberg will present a Gallery Talk discussing something half-remembered and her art process. The talk…

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Fri. Jan. 26, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Blackman Music Building
Admission Preview Days,Music ,Featured Event

For SENIORS ONLY - We invite you to show your musical stuff!  If this is your passion, you may be eligible to earn scholarship money.…

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Fri. Jan. 26, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Free - $15
Twichell Auditorium
Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Sat. Jan. 27, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Free - $15
Twichell Auditorium
Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Sun. Jan. 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm
Free - $15
Twichell Auditorium
Music,Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

“Love is what you bring to it…” Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most…

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Thu. Feb. 8, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

Andrew Leventis's paintings appropriates televised imagery to reflect on society’s connection to mass-produced media images.

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Thu. Feb. 8, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

On February 8th at 6:00pm in the gallery, UNCC art professor Andrew Leventis will present a Gallery Talk discussing Reconstructed Images and Nature Morte and…

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Mon. Feb. 12, 2018 | 7:30 pm
$25 - $150
Daniel Recital Hall
General Events,Music ,Featured Event

“exuberant, funky and...more exactingly nuanced.” — The New York Times

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Fri. Feb. 16, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Wilson Hall

11:00-1:00 (Music only) For SENIORS ONLY - We invite you to show your stuff!  Art, Music, Theatre, Musical Theatre and/or Dance...if this is your passion,…

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Sun. Feb. 18, 2018 | 4:00 pm
Free
Daniel Recital Hall

Pianist Read Gainsford has been described in the press as “the perfect combination of head, heart, and hands” and as possessing “finger-numbing virtuosity and delicately…

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Wed. Feb. 21, 2018 - Sat. Feb. 24, 2018 | 7:30pm - 9:30pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Theatre…

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Sun. Feb. 25, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Theatre…

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Mon. Mar. 5, 2018 - Sat. Mar. 17, 2018 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Admission Preview Days,Art ,Featured Event

Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition is an annual event sponsored by the Converse Department of Art and Design and the Admissions Office.

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Mon. Mar. 12, 2018 | 7:30 pm
$25 - $150
Daniel Recital Hall
General Events,Music ,Featured Event

"He was superb... Hoffman was at his best when the music assumed the eloquence of a passionate, pleading human voice. The rich tone of his…

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Fri. Mar. 16, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Wilson Hall

11:00-1:00 (Music only) For SENIORS ONLY - We invite you to show your stuff!  Art, Music, Theatre, Musical Theatre and/or Dance...if this is your passion,…

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Thu. Mar. 22, 2018 - Fri. Mar. 30, 2018 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

Converse's own students will be featured in a juried exhibition in the gallery featuring diverse mediums.

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Thu. Mar. 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Milliken Art Gallery
Art,Humanities ,Featured Event

On March 22nd at 6:30pm in the gallery, the Art Club will host a reception for the 2018 Juried Student Art Show. During the reception…

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Sat. Mar. 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Daniel Recital Hall

Lawson Academy faculty trio Trilogia returns, putting a unique spin on a blend of classical and pop/rock favorites for the whole family to enjoy. If…

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Mon. Apr. 16, 2018 | 7:30 pm
$25 - $150
Daniel Recital Hall
General Events,Music ,Featured Event

Requiem of Solace, a new English translation of Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem written by Alissa Deeter, is an elegant and poetic interpretation in a contemporary…

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Fri. Apr. 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Wilson Hall

For SENIORS ONLY - We invite you to show your stuff!  Art, Music, Theatre, Musical Theatre and/or Dance...if this is your passion, you may be…

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Sat. Apr. 21, 2018 | 7:00 pm
$5 - $10
Daniel Recital Hall
Lawson Academy,Music ,Featured Event

Each year, the Lawson Academy showcases its top scholarship recipients in each musical category, as well as other accomplished high school musicians, in a formal…

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Sat. Apr. 21, 2018 | 8:04 pm - 9:04 pm
Free - $10
Phifer Fountain
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

An evening of site-specific contemporary dances that experiment with non-linear forms of narration, explore the chiaroscuro of the body in space, and celebrate adaptive relationships…

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Sun. Apr. 22, 2018 | 8:05 pm - 9:05 pm
Free - $10
Phifer Fountain
Theatre & Dance ,Featured Event

An evening of site-specific contemporary dances that experiment with non-linear forms of narration, explore the chiaroscuro of the body in space, and celebrate adaptive relationships…

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Wed. May 2, 2018 - Sat. May 5, 2018 | 7:30pm - 9:30pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater

Love, identity, and the power of choice are taken up by delightful characters in this smart and moving romantic comedy that reminds us, "All the…

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Sun. May 6, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Hazel B. Abbott Theater

Love, identity, and the power of choice are taken up by delightful characters in this smart and moving romantic comedy that reminds us, "All the…

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Sat. May 12, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Free
Daniel Recital Hall

Free sample class featuring Indian Dance, Argentine Tango, Hawaiian Hula, and Afro-Haitian Dance

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