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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.

Shakespeare's "Measure For Measure" Coming To Limestone Theatre Oct. 4-6

“Measure For Measure” Coming To Limestone Theatre Oct. 4-6 Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “Measure For Measure” during a three-night run October 4-6. The start time for each show is 7:30 p.m. at Limestone Center Theatre, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney. Tickets are on sale online at Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 each for seniors 65-over and non-Limestone students. Limestone faculty, staff, and students are admitted free with a valid ID. Tickets will also be available for purchase by cash only at the door.

Williams' Senior Art Exhibition Artist Talk & Reception is April 26

Limestone College’s Department of Art is currently hosting the senior exhibition “Journey” by Raymond Williams, Jr., in Granberry Gallery. The exhibit started on April 23 and will run through May 6, with a reception and artist talk scheduled for Thursday, April 26, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The exhibit and the reception are both free and open to the public.

Limestone College Theatre To Present "Learned Ladies" February 22-24

Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “The Learned Ladies” during a three-night run February 22-24. Showtime will be at 7:30 each night at Limestone Center Theatre, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney. Starting at 6:45 p.m., there will be a dramaturgical presentation before the show on February 23.

Jarred Morehead To Present Guest Artist Piano Concert On October 9

The Limestone College Department of Music will host a piano concert by Jarred Morehead at Fullerton Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 9, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. A graduate of Burns High School and a Shelby, NC native, Morehead is a pianist and teacher in New York City.

Musical "Anything Goes" Coming To Limestone Theatre April 26-29

Limestone College’s Department of Theatre and Music will present the Tony Award-winning musical “Anything Goes” during a four-show run April 26-29. The start time for each show April 26-28 will be at 7:30 p.m., and a 3 p.m. performance will take place on April 29. Limestone Center Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.

"The Altruists" Coming To Limestone Theatre November 16-18

A production of “The Altruists” will have a three-night run at Limestone College Theatre on November 16-18. Show-time each day is at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $10 each, while those 65-over and non-Limestone students (with ID) are $8 each. Limestone students, faculty and staff are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door starting one hour before each performance. Tickets can be ordered in advance at Limestone College Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.

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.

Art Department Trip To British Isles Coming In Summer Of 2019

Limestone College’s Department of Art is planning its third trip abroad in the summer of 2019 and students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to come along. Professors Carolyn Ford and Emily Tuttle are organizing the 11-day British Isles adventure that will include stops in England, Ireland, and Wales. There will also be an excursion into London.

Dr. Nichols Conducts Virtual Reality Workshop At National Conference

Virtual Reality was once the dream of science fiction, but so once were computers, the internet, and smartphones. Engaging, augmented reality is quickly becoming a part of daily life. However, there is still much to learn and discover, and a Limestone College professor and his students are peeling back the layers as they pave the way toward the future.