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01/24/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2020 13:41

This Week at Baylor: Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2020

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by Cerenity Austin, student news writer, Baylor University Media and Public Relations

WACO, Texas (Jan. 24, 2020) - This coming week, Baylor University will host lectures in music, art and religion along with various film screenings and a concert by Baylor Opera Theater Guild. Baylor also will present the KUMILAN Ensemble, the E.K. Bailey Memorial Preaching Event and 2020 Largent Lecture.

MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2020

Chapel Highlights - Chapel will present Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., assistant professor of practical theology at Baylor's George W. Truett Theological Seminary, at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Spiritual Life website.

E.K. Bailey Memorial Preaching Event - George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host its 15th annual E.K. Bailey Memorial Preaching Event featuring guest speaker Rev. James P. Thompson Jr., Ph.D., pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Arlington. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Paul Powell Chapel in Truett Seminary, 1100 S. Third St. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome - Movie Mondays presented by Baylor's Union Board will continue this week with a showing of 'Free Burma Rangers,' an adventure documentary exploring the journey of Dave Eubank, a former U.S. Special Forces soldier turned missionary. The screening and producer Q&A will be at 7 p.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Tickets are free and can be picked up at the Waco Hippodrome Box Office, the Bill Daniel Student Center ticket office or online.

Lyceum Series - The Baylor University School of Music will present its annual Lyceum Series lecture featuring Benjamin Korstvedt, Ph.D., professor of music at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 4-5:30 p.m. in Cox Lecture Hall in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2020

E.K. Bailey Memorial Preaching Event - George W. Truett Theological Seminary will the host its 15th annual E.K. Bailey Memorial Preaching Event featuring guest speaker Rev. James P. Thompson Jr., Ph.D., pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Arlington. Thompson will deliver a sermon at 11 a.m. in the Paul Powell Chapel in Truett Seminary, 1100 S. Third St. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2020

Chapel Highlights - Chapel will present Kevin Jackson, Ph.D., Baylor's vice president for student life, at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Spiritual Life website.

Artist Talk and Reception - The Martin Museum of Art will host artist John Hartley to discuss his paintings on display in the exhibit 'Played in America,' which runs through March 1 in the museum. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the discussion will be at 6 p.m. in the Martin Museum in Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. For more information, visit the Martin Museum website.

KUMILAN Ensemble - The Baylor University School of Music will present the KUMILAN Ensemble, featuring artist faculty from the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan, Italy, and the University of Kansas School of Music, at 7:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020

2020 Largent Lecture - The Mayborn Museum will present the 2020 Largent Lecture featuring Jan Bernstein, founder and managing director of Bernstein & Associates NAGPRA Consultants, who will deliver the lecture 'From Finders Keepers to Getting to Decide How and Where Grandma is Buried' at 6 p.m. in the Mayborn Museum Complex, 1300 S. University Parks Drive. For more information, visit the Mayborn Museum website.

Baylor Opera Theater Guild - The Baylor Opera Theater Guild will present the first performance of Claudio Monteverdi's 'L'Incoronazione di Poppea' at 7:30 p.m. at the Jessie H. Jones Theatre in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Theatre Box Office.

Latin American Film Series - The Center for Global Engagement will present 'Camila,' a film with English subtitles based on the story of 19th-century Argentine socialite Camila O'Gorman. The screening will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 202 of the Tidwell Bible Building, 600 Speight Ave. For more information, visit Center for Global Engagement website.

FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020

Baylor Opera Theater Guild - The Baylor Opera Theater Guild will performance Claudio Monteverdi's 'L'Incoronazione di Poppea' at 7:30 p.m. at the Jessie H. Jones Theatre in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Theatre Box Office.

SATURDAY, Feb. 1, 2020

Baylor Opera Theater Guild - The Baylor Opera Theater Guild will present the matinee performance of Claudio Monteverdi's 'L'Incoronazione di Poppea' at 2 p.m. at the Jessie H. Jones Theatre in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave. Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Theatre Box Office.

Kazoku Quartet Saxophone Recital - The Kazoku Quartet, a Houston-based classical saxophone ensemble, will perform a guest recital at 4:30 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall in the McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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