LCCC hosts Civil War Lecture Series in October
Lorain County Community College will hold a free lecture series on the Civil War with a focus on the year 1864. The series is sponsored by the LCCC history department and the LCCC Library Learning Resources division with the assistance of the LCCC Center for Life Long Learning, LCCC Social Sciences and Human Services division, Elyria Veteran’s Council, American Legion Elyria Post 12, Mark Stewart Campaign and the Quincy Gillmore Civil War Roundtable.
Lecture Topics and Dates:
• William Tecumseh Sherman and the Atlanta Campaign
presented by Dr. John T. Hubbell; Wed., Oct. 8, 2014.
• Stand Fast to the Union and the Old Flag: Re-Electing Lincoln in 1864
presented by Dr. Todd Arrington; Wed., Oct. 15, 2014.
• Intrepid Mariners: The Voyages of the Cruiser C.S.S. Alabama
presented by John Fazio; Wed., Oct. 22.
All sessions are at 7 p.m. in the Spitzer Conference Center Grand Room. For more information or to register for any or all sessions, visit www.lorainccc.edu/civilwar or call 440-366-4126.
LCCC Civic Orchestra to Kick-off 2014-15 Season on Oct. 4
The LCCC Civic Orchestra will kick off the 2014-2015 season with a concert at 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 4, 2014 in the Hoke Theatre at Stocker Arts Center.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for LCCC students, staff and faculty and seniors 65 and older; and $6 for groups of 15 or more. Tickets may be purchased at the Stocker box office, by calling (440) 366-4040 or online at www.stockerartscenter.com.
The Civic Orchestra is comprised of professional, amateur and student musicians from Lorain County and neighboring communities. Over the years, under the direction of Dr. Robert Beckstrom, the orchestra has developed a reputation for encompassing a wide range of musical styles from Purcell to Lutoslawski, while celebrating the great monuments of western music culture.
The concert will include:
• George Frideric Handel, Concerto Grosso, Op.3 No. 4 in F;
• Witold Lutosławski, Musique funčbre;
• Antonin Dvořák, Nocturne in Bm, Op. 40;
• Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Concerto for Two Oboes in F, Op. 9 No. 3; featuring oboe soloists Bruce Biggin & Kim Weaver;
• Henry Purcell, Incidental Music from Abdelazer Z. 570.
For more information on this and other upcoming performances at Stocker Arts Center, visit www.stockerartscenter.com.