Events of Note
Ludacris in Concert
Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will perform live at the Coliseum on Thursday, Nov. 3. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts box office or the Coliseum box office 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Monday-Friday, or by phone at 678-839-4722. Cash, Visa, or MasterCard are accepted.
Tickets: $15 plus tax for UWG students, faculty and staff in advance and $20 day of show. Sales are limited to two tickets per UWG ID. Public prices: $30 in advance and $35 on day of show. All tickets are subject to sales tax.
Tickets are also being sold online.
Show may contain adult content and lyrics.
The three-time Grammy award winner and multi-platinum rapper has sold more than 12 million albums domestically, including blockbuster singles such as “Get Back,” “My Chick Bad,” “What’s Your Fantasy,” and “Stand Up.” His film and television credits have won critical acclaim.
His philanthropic efforts include helping Artists for Peace and Justice to raise more than $4 million for Haitian relief efforts. The Ludacris Foundation raised more than $100,000 for Atlanta flood victims.
Music Dept. Presents Recitals
Department of Music Recitals at Kathy Cashen Recital Hall. All recitals are free. Please stop by, enjoy some good music and support our students and faculty:
Student Recital, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8:15 p.m.: William Neace, trumpet.
Vishtèn, the spirit of French Acadia, at the Townsend. Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 adults, $14 seniors & military; $8 children.
Vishtèn performs Acadian, Irish and Scottish music, with fiery fiddling and powerful step dancing front and center. Formed in 2000, the trio is comprised of third generation Acadians: twin sisters Pastelle and Emmanuelle LeBlanc from Prince Edward Island and Pascal Miousse from the Magdalen Islands.
Writers at the Ingram Library
Jake Adam York, poetry reading and book signing on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
York is the author of three books of poems: “Murder Ballads” (2005), winner of the 2005 Elixir Press Prize in Poetry; “A Murmuration of Starlings” (2008), winner of the 2009 Colorado Book Award in Poetry; and “Persons Unknown” (2010). His poems have appeared in Anti-, Blackbird, The Cincinnati Review, DIAGRAM, Diode, Greensboro Review, New South, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, The Southern Review, Southern Spaces, Third Coast, and other journals. York is an associate professor of English and the director of creative writing at the University of Colorado-Denver, where he co-edits Copper Nickel. He is originally from Alabama.
April Lindner, book reading and signing, Monday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Lindner is an associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She is the author of the novel, “Jane” (Poppy, 2010). Her poetry collection, “Skin,” received the Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry. Her poems have been featured in many anthologies and textbooks. She holds an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Cincinnati.
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