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Professor Carolyn Ford Carves 2-Ton “Southernism” Art Piece In Arizona

Although her thumbs are still numb from the experience, Limestone College Professor of Art Carolyn Ford said she had a blast last month as a guest artist at Mission Clay Art and Industry in Phoenix. Thanks to a special invitation, Ford was able to carve her "Southernisms" series on monumental extruded ceramic pipes and that work will now become part of Mission's permanent art collection.

Professor Erin Pushman Has Blog Published As Magazine Series

Limestone College Professor of English Erin Pushman will have her blog, “The Face of Bravery,” published in MUTHA magazine as an ongoing series. After publishing one of Pushman’s essays, an editor from MUTHA magazine read Pushman’s blog and requested to publish select posts in a serial series. The series began in October, and the fourth installment is up now on MUTHA.  With “The Face of Bravery,” Pushman chronicles her daughter’s life with a disfiguring disease.

Limestone Theatre To Present "Puffs" During 5-Show Run November 21-24

For seven years, a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. The upcoming play coming to Limestone College Theatre, however, does not tell his story. Instead, it is the story of the Puffs – who just happened to be there, too. Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present the hit off-Broadway play “Puffs!” during a five-show run November 21-24. Show time is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21- Saturday, Nov. 23. There will be a 3 p.m. performances on Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24.

Limestone College & Community Chorus To Ring In The Holidays With December 7 Concert

The Limestone College & Community Chorus will help set the holiday season in motion as it performs “Holy Silence, Holy Sound” at Fullerton Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The 18-member chorus – conducted by Dr. Gena Poovey, Professor of Choral/Vocal Music Education and Director of Choral Activities at Limestone – includes 10 students from the College and eight members of the local community. Accompanist will be Limestone Professor of Music Dr. David Thompson.

Professor Carolyn Ford To Be Featured In New Art Museum's Exhibition

Limestone College Professor of Art Carolyn Ford will have her artwork featured in the inaugural exhibit “Appalachia Now! An Interdisciplinary Survey of Contemporary Art in Southern Appalachia” for the new Asheville Art Museum opening later this month. “Appalachia Now!” will be the first exhibition in the new museum that opens on Thursday, Nov. 14. The exhibition provides a regional snapshot of the art of the 21st century – a collective survey of contemporary Southern Appalachian culture.

Limestone Chamber Music Concert Set For November 12 At Fullerton Auditorium

The Limestone College Department of Music will host its Chamber Music Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m., inside Fullerton Auditorium. Admission into the concert is free and the public is invited to attend. The College’s Woodwind Ensemble will be conducted by Professor of Music Dr. Chip Hill, while the Percussion Ensemble will be conducted by Professor Gary Robinson, and the Vocal Ensemble will be conducted by Professor of Choral/Vocal Music Education Dr. Gena Poovey.

Limestone Theatre To Present "Valley of the Shadow" During 3-Show Run November 1-3

Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “Valley of the Shadow” during a three-show run November 1-3. Show time is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 2. There will be a 3 p.m. performance on Sunday, Nov. 3. Limestone Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.

Benefit Concert On June 15 For Students Competing In NATS Semfinals

For the third year in a row, Limestone College will have students participating in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) national semifinal round of competition.   Rising junior Bre Surratt, rising senior J.R. Bloomer, and recent graduate Zach Potter will represent the Limestone Music and Theatre Departments’ collaborative team June 27-28 on the campus of St. Olaf College in Minnesota. Both the national semifinals and finals will be held over the two-day period.

Limestone's Schenning Is Featured Presenter; Dr. Nichols Also Joins Panel

Brett Schenning, Preceptor of Art & Interdisciplinary Studies at Limestone College, was a featured presenter recently on the “Americans and the Archive” panel at the 2019 Popular Culture Association's national conference in Washington, D.C.

Saints Percussion Finishes 14th In World Championship Competition

The 14th best indoor drumline in the world resides at Limestone College. The group known as Saints Percussion recently made its fifth consecutive appearance at Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, OH. The ensemble managed its three best performances of the season, posted a finals score of 83.76, and earned the No.14-ranking in the world.

Limestone Chorus Spring Concert Set For April 30

The Limestone College Chorus will host its spring concert “All About Love” on Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. inside Fullerton Auditorium. Admission into the concert is free and the public is invited to attend. The concert will be conducted by Professor of Choral/Vocal Music Education Dr. Gena Poovey, and she will be accompanied by Professor of Music Dr. David B. Thompson. The concert will also feature Jim Simmons on piano and Stacy Wiley on violin.

Limestone College "Candelabra" Launch Party Set For April 29

Limestone’s Candelabra is hot off the press and the College is planning a launch party for the magazine on April 29. Each year, Limestone publishes the Candelabra, a literary and art magazine that displays the best works of contributors, including poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and visual art. The launch party will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Granberry Hall Art Gallery.

Limestone Theatre's "The World Goes 'Round" Runs April 11-14

Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “The World Goes ’Round” during a four-show run April 11-14. Show time each evening is at 7:30 on April 11-13, and there will be a 3 p.m. performance on April 14. Limestone Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.

"Evil Dead: The Musical" Coming To Limestone Theatre October 5-7

A production of “Evil Dead: The Musical” will have a three-night run at Limestone College Theatre on October 5-7. Show-time each day is at 8 p.m. Adult tickets are $12 each, while those 65-over and non-Limestone students (with ID) are $10 each. Limestone students, faculty and staff are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door starting one hour before each performance.

Limestone College's Randy Nichols Serves As Featured Panelist At National Conference

Limestone College Associate Professor Dr. Randy D. Nichols was a featured panelist at the 2018 Annual Conference of the Council on Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The CPTSC works to brings together faculty, administrators, and researchers of technical, professional, and scientific communication. Its mission is to advance the study and teaching of technical, professional, and scientific communication across the globe.