March 21, 2013
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Thursday, March 28, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature classical guitarist Candice Mowbray, who will speak about French guitar virtuoso Ida Presti. Presti is considered by many to be one of the greatest classical guitarists in history. Mowbray will discuss Presti's work and background and will also perform a selection of Presti's compositions.
March 20, 2013
1. Something to flip over Gymkana Troupe from the University of Maryland will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $1 per person. Call 240-500-2225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org u. 2. The Becks chat about books Maxine Beck and Marie Lanser Beck authors of The Royers of "Renfrew," historical novels set in the early 1800s, will present a program about how early Pennsylvania Germans celebrated Easter.
August 18, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will offer a free Saturday lecture series on Abraham Lincoln on Aug. 25, and Sept. 8 and 22 from 10 a.m. to noon, at HCC's Kepler Theater. On Aug. 25, historian and author Thomas Clemens will discuss “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, Secession and Civil Liberties.” On Sept. 8, historian and author Roger Schwartz will discuss “Lincoln, the Founding Fathers and the Issue of Slavery.” On Sept. 22, Gettysburg National Park guide John Fitzgerald will discuss “There is No Fail Here - Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address.” “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition to American libraries, will open Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. in the lobby of HCC's Kepler Center.
April 14, 2012
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m., in the newly renovated Kepler Center on HCC's main campus. This year's lecture will feature New York Times Book Review author and award-winning poet Mary Jo Salter. Salter is an accomplished poet, essayist, lyricist and playwright, who has received numerous awards for her work. She has served as co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and serves as a professor and co-chairwoman of the writing seminars department at Johns Hopkins University.
April 3, 2012
Washington County Free Library and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra will hold the second lecture in the 2012 Great Composers Lecture Series Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Maryland Symphony office, 30 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Erik Reid Jones will discuss Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Jones is the director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Maryland and his Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
September 9, 2010
Hagerstown Community College has partnered with a newly forming local opera group, the Hub Opera Ensemble, to present a performance of G.F. Handel's Ariodante Friday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m. at Kepler Theater. The ensemble cast includes singers with international, national and regional experience from the New York and Washington, D.C., areas. Members of the opera cast will participate in a two-part opera lecture series, offered through HCC's Continuing Education and Community Services Division.
April 14, 2010
Hagerstown Community College will present its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series Monday, April 19, at 7 p.m., at HCC's Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's guest speaker will be Herald-Mail columnist Tim Rowland. Rowland was hired by The Herald-Mail in 1985 and covered the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis from 1990 through 1994 before becoming a full-time humor columnist.
April 8, 2009
Hagerstown Community College presents its annual Kreykenbohm lecture series on Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m., at Kepler Theater. The lecture series is named after Helen Kreykenbohm, a retired professor and former humanities division chair at HCC. This year's lecture will feature a retrospective of past lectures in honor of the 20th anniversary of Kreykenbohm's retirement. This year's guest speaker will be Dana Shoaf, editor of the Civil War Times and America's Civil War. Shoaf's lecture topic is titled, "When Worlds Collide: The Problems of Academics and Popular Civil War Magazines.
April 3, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Dish restaurant, 213 W. Washington St., is offering a Community Livability lecture series. April's speaker will be Terry Holzheimer, director of economic development for Arlington County, Va. The event will be Sunday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. Call 304-728-8464 for information.