Ohio Wesleyan University Announces November Public Events

DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its November 2012 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule updates, visit Events @ OWU. For Battling Bishop athletics schedules, visit BattlingBishops.com.

Through Dec. 20 – “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty,” a celebration of excellence in fine art lithography, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 for more information.

8 p.m. Nov. 2, 3, 9, and 10; 2 p.m. Nov. 11 – “The Fairy Queen,” a musical treatment of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on the Main Stage in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Enter into a magical woods where magic, music, dance, spectacle, and love swirl and materialize in this oft-told tale. Directed by D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr., musical direction by Jason Hiester, and choreography by Marin Leggat. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Ohio Wesleyan employees, and non-Ohio Wesleyan students. Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID. To reserve tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at (740) 368-3855.

3 p.m. Nov. 1 – Mary Brett Whitfield, senior vice president of Columbus-based Kantar Retail, will discuss online retailing/shopping, in the Bayley Room on the second floor of Ohio Wesleyan’s Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. The event is sponsored by the university’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship. Whitfield’s presentation will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

7 p.m. Nov. 1 – “Bite!” – the 2012 Sagan National Colloquium – presents chef Avesta Saaty discussing Kurdish Roots: The Role of Food in Keeping Cultural Traditions Alive When a Nation Has No Country to Call Its Own,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event will be archived after the presentation at StreamOWU.

4 p.m. Nov. 2 – “Bite!” – the 2012 Sagan National Colloquium – presents author and small-scale farmer Ben Hewitt discussing “The Future’s In the Dirt: Digging Into Regional Food Systems and Their Potential to Restore Economies, Communities, Environment, and Health,” in Phillips Auditorium inside Phillips Hall, 50 S. Henry St., Delaware. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for children and senior citizens. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 363-1257.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 4 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

3 p.m. Nov. 6 – “Bite!” – the 2012 Sagan National Colloquium – presents Walter Willett, author of “Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating,” discussing “Diet and Health: A Progress Report,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. Nov. 6 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents the Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

7 p.m. Nov. 7 – Film screening and discussion of “We Still Live Here,” with film writer, director, and producer Anne Makepeace, in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. “We Still Live Here” tells a remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag Native American peoples of Southeastern Massachusetts. Makepeace’s presentation is the 2012 Butler A. Jones Lecture on Race and Society.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 8 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents the Brass Ensemble, directed by Larry Griffin, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

1 p.m. Nov. 10 – OWU Football vs. Wooster, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students, and free for anyone under age 5 or with an Ohio Wesleyan ID.

3:15 p.m. Nov. 10 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents a senior recital featuring Justin Giarrusso, composer, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

8:30 p.m. Nov. 13 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music presents a composition recital featuring the students of Jennifer Jolley, in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

7 p.m. Nov. 14 – “Bite!” – the 2012 Sagan National Colloquium – presents Fabio Parasecoli, associate professor and coordinator food studies at The New School for Public Engagement in New York, discussing “Food, Film, and Cultural Citizenship,” in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. This event will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

3 p.m. Nov. 15 – Amy Marshall, chief operating officer of Fathom Columbus, will discuss social media marketing and metrics, in the Bayley Room on the second floor of Ohio Wesleyan’s Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. The event is sponsored by the university’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship. Marshall’s presentation will be streamed live and archived at StreamOWU.

Nov 17 and Nov. 18 – OWU Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams host the Corbiere/Merion Invitational, in the Meek Aquatics and Recreation Center, 150 S. Henry St.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities. Ohio Wesleyan offers more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. OWU combines an internationally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that connect classroom theory with real-world practice. Located in Delaware, Ohio, OWU’s 1,850 students represent 41 states and 45 countries. The university is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, and included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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