Your guide to area events
Feb 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Summit Independent Living will host two financial seminars, presented by Ford Mays Wealth Management. The first seminar, on February 21 at 10am, will highlight charitable giving. This seminar will provide tips for making tax-deductible donati...
Feb 22, 2017 12:15 PM
Jody L. Allen is a visiting assistant professor at William and Mary and the cochair and managing director of The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation. Through her work on The Lemon Project, she is exploring the history of W&M's role as slav
Education & Learning, This & That
Feb 23, 2017 12:00 AM
Feb 19, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Feb 23, 2017 7:00 PM
An Open Dialogue with Visiting Guest Artist, Jordan Fuchs and Dance Chair, Jeffery N. Bullock. Dance artists, scholars, and practitioners challenge us to think critically about how dance is perceived, acknowledged, and valued in our diverse communiti
Feb 23, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Emmy-nominated Eric Taylor is a master storyteller, sage musician, and a lyrical genius.
$15 in Advance | $20 Day of Show
Concerts & Live Music
Feb 23, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The winner of the 2010 Obie Award for Best New American Play, "Circle Mirror Transformation," by Annie Baker, traces the discoveries made by four New Englanders as they venture into a local acting class. This beautifully crafted play is filled w...
Theater & Dance
Feb 23, 2017 8:15 PM
A longtime reporter who specializes in outsiders and underdogs, Beth Macy is the author of the Lukas Prize-winning, national bestseller <em>Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town</em>.
Feb 24, 2017 12:00 AM
Feb 24, 2017 11:00 AM
A longtime reporter who specializes in outsiders and underdogs, Beth Macy is the author of the Lukas Prize-winning, national bestseller<em> Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town</em>.
Feb 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Enjoy a brief tour through the Romare Bearden exhibition for inspiration before you spend an afternoon learning how to combine painting and collage techniques into a unique, beautiful creation! Katherine Devine will teach you how to consider colo...
Art & Exhibitions
Feb 24, 2017 3:00 PM
Come rain or shine, you can experience Lexington as it was in the time of heroes during a free guided tour of the historic downtown.
Art & Exhibitions, Outdoor, Vacation & Holiday
Feb 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Dr. Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson's lecture surveys the contemporary face of global Pentecostalism in order to foster ecumenical dialogue with the mainstream of Reformation theology today. Her lecture is sponsored by Copenhaver Scholar in Residence and t...
Education & Learning
Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017
The Mountaintop takes place on the evening of April 3, 1968 in a motel room in Memphis, Tennessee. The story centers on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., prominent leader of the American civil rights movement and a proponent of non-violent civil disobe...
Talks & Readings
Feb 24, 2017 7:30 PM
Maria Kitsopoulos, cello, performs with members of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Stewart Wiley, to honor the trustees of Hollins University – past, present, and future and Hollins’ 175th anniversary. Works to be performed in
Feb 24, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Feb 25, 2017 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Conference for Teen Girls in grades 6-12 with Author Jessica Fralin, #Stolen. Two Group sessions, two breakout sessions, Dinner and Decorate your own Dessert room. Cost $15.00.
Religion & Spirituality
Feb 17, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017
Feb 25, 2017 5:30 PM
Feb 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy a sweet treat of clean comedy, great music, and some yummy desserts, at CommUNITY Church. 1923 East Main Street Salem, Virginia Sept. 25, 2017. Tickets $10.00 in advance $15.00 at the door. For more info. 540-562-2223 or visit www.CommUNIT...
Feb 25, 2017 6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
After selling out last year, Floyd Mardi Gras returns even bigger this year, with two stages, six live acts, a DJ, dance acts, an exclusive dinner, plus all the usual prizes, wild costumes, drink specials, auction, crowning, and the usual profusi...
Feb 25, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Feb 26, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Feb 26, 2017 4:00 PM
The Oriana Singers of Roanoke College will join with the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Talmadge Singers of Hollins to present a collaborative concert in celebration of the 175th anniversaries of both collegiate institutions. Conducted by Jef
Feb 27, 2017 7:00 PM
Caroline Fourest is cofounder of the journal <em>ProChoix</em>, a columnist on France culture, and host of a TV show against stereotypes. She has written many famous essays on the far right and fanaticism. Fourest was a journalist at Charlie Hebdo fo
Feb 27, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
This is a symposium on contemporary literature and religious faith, featuring celebrated novelist Darcey Steinke, prize-winning poet Dr. Thomas Gardner, and noted poet Dr. Robert Cording. They will be joined by visiting theologian Dr. Sarah Hinli...
Feb 28, 2017 4:00 PM
Hollins vs. Southern Virginia
Feb 28, 2017 5:30 PM
The First Baptist Church Hollins Mass Choir will perform under the direction of Arthur Dean. Black History Month event.
Feb 28, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dietrich Bonhoeffer composed poems and works of fiction while imprisoned under the Nazis. Little scholarly interest has heretofore been devoted to these works. In this lecture, Dr. Charles Marsh, professor of religious studies and director of the...
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM
Mar 1, 2017
In May 2016, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins was the recipient of a collection of 385 preliminary paintings, drawings, and prints by Jean Helion (French, 1904-1987), a gift from the Blair family. This, the largest gift in the history of the E
In conjunction with the 175th anniversary celebration of the founding of Hollins, this exhibition presents studies for the oil painting by Ron Boehmer, <em>Tinker Mountain</em>. Commissioned in 1990 by Charlotte (Kelley ’68) and Bittle Porterfield in
Mar 2, 2017 - Mar 3, 2017
Mar 2, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mar 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mar 2, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In conjunction with Women’s History Month and Reformation 500, Dr. Sarah Hinlicky-Wilson’s lecture tells about the lives of prominent women of the Reformation based upon recent research through the Institute for Ecumenical Research. A reception ...
Mar 2, 2017 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Roanoke College Jazz Ensemble and the Roanoke College Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Joseph Blaha will present a joint concert on Thursday, March 2, in Olin Hall Theater on the campus of Roanoke College at 7:30 p.m.
The concert is ...
Mar 2, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Many people have felt the dramatic increase in pressure to be online, responding to messages as soon as they are received. This talk will focus on the various costs of using technology to communicate and outline strategies to overcome these costs.
Feb 11, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017
Mar 2, 2017 8:15 PM
C. E. Morgan’s first novel, <em>All the Living</em>, won the Weatherford Award as the outstanding fiction work depicting Appalachia. It was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway First Fiction Book Award, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction A
Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM - midnight
Mar 3, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017
Mar 3, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
VIRginia International Raceway is hosting its annual Open House and Charity Laps to benefit Victory Junction, a camp for children with serious medical conditions, Friday, March 3. Community members can participate by driving their own car or moto...
Charity & Fundraisers
Mar 3, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mar 3, 2017 11:00 AM
Mar 3, 2017 3:00 PM
Hollins vs. Guilford
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