SMWC announces lineup for the 2011-12 Four-Star Series

September 15th, 2011 | SMWC

Four Star Series

The Four-Star Series at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers a diverse spectrum of performing arts and esteemed speakers who inspire, challenge and stimulate the imagination. Designed to enhance the College’s curriculum and to enrich cultural exploration, the series is an intricate part of the College’s history. Since its revival in 2008, Four-Star Series presented world-renowned lectures, musicians and productions. 

The Four-Star Series is free and open to the public. All performances are held Conservatory of Music, Cecilian Auditorium at 7 p.m. 

2011-2012 Events

Of Mice and Men

November 10, 2011

“Of Mice and Men” – Performed by the National Players

National Players, America’s longest running classical touring company, has now reached its 63rd consecutive season of touring. Committed to the formation of emerging theatrical talent and new audiences, National Players seeks to celebrate the experience of theatergoing by presenting the world’s greatest dramatic literature. In the tragic and endearing story “Of Mice and Men”, the audience follows the mismatched friendship of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers in Depression-Era California. 

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Zohra Sarwari

February 1, 2012

Zohra Sarwari

“Are Muslim Women Oppressed”

Inspirational Muslim speaker, author and consultant, Zohra Sarwari is the author of 10 books and has been interviewed on ABC News, Fox News and numerous radio shows. Her programs are inspiring students around the world and help to bridge cultural gaps.

March 21, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.

Jill Nichols  

Executive Vice President for Vera Bradley, Jill Nichols, will deliver and engaging presentation on the Vera Bradley story. She will share how Vera Bradley came to create its signature luggage, handbags and accessories. Additionally, Nichols will discuss maintaining a positive and productive company culture, fostering brand and customer loyalty through relationships, among other topics.

Jabali Afrika

April 3, 2012

Jabali Afrika

This dynamic musical group from Kenya, Africa blends fusion with authentic African music incorporating a wide variety of instruments, accompanied by vocal harmonies and exciting choreography.

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