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Past Bethel College News: April 2013

First-place speech challenges church on speaking truth to power

The top three finishers for Bethel's round of the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oration contest were, in descending order, Arthur Kauffman, Aaron Rudeen and Renee Reimer.  Read more

Film focuses on timely issue of immigration in America

KIPCOR hosts a screening of "Harvest of Empire," about the connection between U.S. intervention in Latin America and today's immigration crisis, Thursday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Bethel wraps up 125th celebration with music from Creation to Broadway

The 2013 Masterworks concert will feature Bethel alumni Rachel de Benedet, Arthur Marks and Doyle Preheim, along with the Bethel Oratorio Chorus and Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Kyle Doesken to give senior trumpet recital

Kyle Doesken's senior recital is Tuesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Jazz group to play at Mojo’s

The Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble, the auditioned honors high school group based at Bethel, will play at Mojo's Thursday, May 2, starting at 7 p.m.  Read more

Megan Siebert to give senior guitar recital

Megan Siebert will give a classical guitar recital Friday, April 26, at 4:30 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Faculty lecturer’s research, writing focus on art and motherhood

Rachel Epp Buller will give the 2013 Bethel College Women's Association faculty lecture on "Art and the Maternal," Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Wind Ensemble spring concert to feature guests and premieres

The Bethel College Wind Ensemble will play three pieces by Thomas Sleeper under the composer's baton, as well as a world premiere by Steve Danyew, among other works, Sunday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Sisters and history make play a fitting event for anniversary year

Bethel's production of "Arsenic and Old Lace," April 25, 26 and 27 in Krehbiel Auditorium, features sisters Audra and Julia Miller playing sisters onstage for the first time.  Read more

Jordan Ortman to give senior piano recital

Jordan Ortman's senior recital, Saturday, April 27, at 6 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, will feature work by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Chopin and Franck.  Read more

Philharmonia’s second concert will bring big, romantic sounds

The Bethel College Philharmonia Orchestra will perform works by Verdi, Vaughan Williams and Borodin Monday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.  Read more

Earth Day activity to feature animals at night

Taxidermy exhibits and a craft activity are slated for Kauffman Museum's annual Earth Day event Friday evening, April 19, at 7 p.m.  Read more

Annual student exhibit now open in FAC Gallery

Thirty-four Bethel student artists now have work on display in the Fine Arts Center Gallery, through April 30 with an artist reception April 25.  Read more

Bethel keeps working to expand China connections

Lijun Zhu, Bethel's instructor of Chinese, is now working with Admissions to recruit Chinese students to Bethel, and she will be a mentor and support to them when they do come.  Read more

Film series opens with stories of women and nonviolence in Colombia

KIPCOR will sponsor a showing of "We Women Warriors," about three indigenous women in Colombia and the struggle for their people's survival, Sunday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Joel Boettger to give senior recital

Joel Boettger's senior recital is Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel and features both clarinet and saxophone, classical and jazz.  Read more

Landon Bartel to give senior double bass recital

Landon Bartel's senior recital is Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Award-winning German a cappella group to close out HBPA season

The German a cappella ensemble Calmus performs Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m. in Hesston Mennonite Church as the final event of the 2012-13 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series.  Read more

Barrera and Lehmann to give joint saxophone recital

Daniel Barrera and Carl Lehmann will join together for their junior recital Sunday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Vocal ensembles plan spring concerts

The Bethel College Women's Chorus will give its spring concert Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. in the Bethel College Mennonite Church, while the Men's Ensemble sings April 21 with the Kansas Mennonite Men's Chorus.  Read more

Spring service trip gives students a chance to see and feel the results of their work

For students on the service trip to Joplin, Mo., spring break meant learning what a jigsaw is, playing Spoons with ballpoint pens and getting to celebrate an engagement.  Read more

Austin Unruh to give senior piano recital

Austin Unruh presents his senior piano recital, with works by Brahms, Ravel and Grieg, Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

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