Winter 2009: Register
Looking for Fun—Free?
By Franchesca Winters 10C
For alumni in the Atlanta area or those planning a visit, there’s plenty of free entertainment to be found right on the Emory campus. Here’s a sampling for the spring.
Emory Symphony Orchestra
With a hundred members drawn from nearly every discipline in the University, the Emory Symphony Orchestra serves up performances both unique and engaging. This concert will feature music ranging from the baroque to the twenty-first century. For more information, contact the Arts at Emory Box Office at 404.727.5050.
Emerson Concert Hall, March 5, 8:00 p.m.
Break out that old Emory sweatshirt and support the Eagles at a basketball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, baseball, or softball event. Home games, matches, and meets take place every week throughout the semester, and all events are free. All hail the Gold and Blue! For more information, visit www.go.emory.edu.
Women’s History Month Dance Presentation
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Emory Dance Program features varied works from some of the University’s most talented dancers. For more information, contact the Arts at Emory Box Office at 404.727.5050.
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, March 19, noon
Enjoy a night of a cappella at Emory’s sixth-annual celebration showcasing performances by student and staff groups. Although tickets are free, donations benefit Helpline, Emory’s student-run counseling service, and Active Minds, a peer group dedicated to raising awareness about mental health. Contact the box office at 404.727.5050.
Emerson Concert Hall, April 3, 8:00 p.m.
2009 Student Art Exhibition
The Class of 2009’s visual arts honors students and art history/visual arts joint majors display their work at this annual exhibition at the Visual Arts Gallery. The show, as well as the opening and closing receptions, are open to the public.
Visual Arts Gallery (700 Peavine Creek Drive), April 30 through May 11, Monday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Saturday noon–4:00 p.m.
Emory Alumni Concert
Emory alumni perform alongside one of the Department of Music’s current students for an afternoon of music and memories. Hosted by William Ransom, the Mary Emerson Professor of Piano, this annual performance will be followed by a reception. For more information contact the Arts at Emory Box Office at 404.727.5050.
Schwartz Center, May 10, 2:00 p.m.
Spring Picnic in Lullwater Park
What better way to celebrate springtime than with a picnic in one of Atlanta’s most beautiful parks? With lush green grass, a shimmering lake, and well-manicured trails, Lullwater Park offers a beautiful and relaxing escape from the city. Pack some snacks and a blanket, grab a friend, and enjoy nature Emory style.
Lullwater Park, anytime