Events of Note
George Washington Exhibit at the Ingram Library
The exhibit “The Many Faces of George Washington” continues at the Ingram Library through Sept. 23. The national traveling exhibition examines the real-life man behind the myth. Dr. John Ferling, UWG professor of history emeritus and an expert on the American Revolution, speaks on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the library. Free.
Caribbean Sound at the Townsend
Caribbean Sound performs at the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The band plays traditional calypso, contemporary classics and original compositions for the steel pan and World Music. The music of Caribbean Sound is grounded in classical and Jazz traditions combined with years of cultural research of Caribbean rhythms. For more information on the band go to: http://www.caribbeansound.net/. Tickets: $12 regular; $10, seniors & military; $8 children; $8 UWG Student ID; $10 groups of 12 or more.
Halloween is Just Around the Corner
Mark your calendars for Halloween weekend. Carve on the Quad and Safe Treat return to campus on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Haunted House will be on Saturday, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the HPE Gym.
UWG Alumnus, Matthew O’Brien, to Speak at Decatur Book Festival
Matthew O’Brien, a UWG alumnus and author, returns to Georgia as part of the AJC Decatur Book Festival. He will discuss his latest book, “My Week at the Blue Angel,” a creative non-fiction collection set in off-the-beaten-path Las Vegas. He will also promote Shine A Light, a community project that provides housing, drug counseling and other services to the people living in the storm drains of Las Vegas.
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