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Past Bethel College News: October 2013

Readers’ theater performance recalls theater artist, national program

Local Bethel alumni and current students will perform a readers' theater piece on the Federal Theatre Project, a Depression-era initiative in the United States, Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 p.m. at Kauffman Museum.  Read more

Student named Member of the Year for mental-health advocacy group

Laura Jensen, junior from Everest, was named Kansas Member of the Year by the state board of NAMI, the National Alliance for Mental Illness, at the organization's annual meeting Oct. 18 at Fort Hays State University.  Read more

Choral groups to give fall concerts Nov. 3

The Bethel College Men's Ensemble performs Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel and the Bethel College Women's Chorus at 4 p.m. in Bethel College Mennonite Church.  Read more

Limerick book launch a smashing success

An alphabet book about Bethel College, written in limericks and illustrated with art by alumni, had nearly sold out 24 hours after it was introduced during Fall Festival.  Read more

Will Lewis to give senior voice recital

Will Lewis's vocal recital, on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, will include works by Handel, Schumann, Donaudy, Donizetti, Quilter, Faure and Bizet.  Read more

Renee Reimer to give senior voice recital

Renee Reimer's vocal recital, on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, will include works by Brahms, Debussy, Rossini, Obradors and Jason Robert Brown.  Read more

Bethel and local church join for 2nd annual Dia de los Muertos celebration

Bethel students are joining Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Newton for an All Souls' Day event Saturday, Nov. 2, beginning at 5 p.m. in Themian Park, 8th and Poplar Streets in Newton, and including a parade from the park to the church starting at 6:30 p.m  Read more

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts season offers eclectic lineup

JazzReach featuring Metta Quintet, the Wichita Chamber Chorale, Rachel de Benedet singing Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and the Soweto Gospel Choir are on tap for HBPA 2013-14.  Read more

Choir chosen to perform for national choral directors group

The Bethel College Concert Choir, directed by William Eash, will perform March 21, 2014, in Little Rock, Ark., for the Southwestern Division convention of the American Choral Directors Association.  Read more

Krahn Contest gives long-running essay competition new lease on life

The John Horsch Mennonite History Essay Contest, now called the Cornelius Krahn Mennonite Multi-Media Contest, has moved to Bethel College and is open to high school students in the United States and Canada.  Read more

Actor/theologian to premier new theater work at Bethel on sexuality

After receiving the third request for a show on sexuality, veteran actor and theologian Ted Swartz will premier one Friday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium (ticket purchase required).  Read more

Symposium to explore mothering in many contexts

Bethel College will host a one-day symposium Saturday, Oct. 26, on mothering as a Mennonite in a variety of contexts, with topics including millennial mothering, other-mothering, infertility, sexuality, historical models of Mennonite mothering and more.  Read more

Limericks, artwork bring Bethel lore alive in new alphabet book

There will be a celebration at Mojo's Coffee Shop Friday, Oct. 4, beginning at 5 p.m., for a new book of limericks and original artwork on Bethel College history, life and lore.  Read more

Bethel to celebrate Flickner, volleyball with Hall of Fame honors, 40th-year events

Diane Sanders Flickner will be inducted into the Athletic Boosters Club Hall of Fame, Friday, Oct. 4, during the 2013 Fall Festival, which also includes a celebration of 40 years of Bethel volleyball on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Read more

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