Campus / News / October 17, 2014

This weekend at Knox

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony performs with Solenn Seguillon (violin) and Anne Suda (cello) in the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 13.  Pieces performed included “Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor” (Op.102)  by Brahms, “Sparkle” by Bruce Polay and “City of Light” by Hovhaness. (Jason Deschamps/TKS)

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony performs with Solenn Seguillon (violin) and Anne Suda (cello) in the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 13. Pieces performed included “Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor” (Op.102) by Brahms, “Sparkle” by Bruce Polay and “City of Light” by Hovhaness. (Jason Deschamps/TKS)

Friday, October 17

Knox Influence will be hosting spoken word poet Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, who will be performing in Kresge Hall at 7:30 p.m. She is an advocate for poetry, feminism, multicultural awareness and social justice. A Student Poetry Slam and Q&A session will follow her performance. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, October 18

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony will  perform Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Opus 73 and von Weber’s “Silvana” Overture. The concert will feature Taiwanese violinist Huei Chang who will perform Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 77. The event will be held at the Orpheum Theater at 7:30 p.m. Knox students and faculty can get tickets to this event at half-price with a Knox I.D.

Sunday, October 19

The Newman Club is hosting a visiting priest from the monastic order of the Community of St. John in Princeville, Illinois who will be holding a campus mass for the Knox community. The priest will hear confessions starting at 11:30 a.m. in Old Main 216. Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. in the Common Room. The event will be followed by a light lunch and discussion with the priest.

Rachel Landman
Editor-in-Chief
Rachel Landman graduated in 2017, majoring in creative writing and double mimnoring in journalism and environmental studies. She was editor-in-chief of TKS her senior year and worked for TKS for a four years as a News Editor her sophomore and junior years and as a volunteer writer as a freshman. Rachel is the recipient of two first place awards from the Illinois College Press Association in 2015 for investigative reporting and news story. She also won second place awards in 2016 for news story and sports feature story. She saw her staff win general excellence for 2016. In addition to The Knox Student, her work has been published in the Galesburg Register-Mail and Catch Magazine. She studied abroad in London during Winter and Spring Term of her junior year. Twitter: @rachellandman_

Tags:  campus mass huei chang kelly zen-yie tsai knox influence knox-galesburg symphony Newman Club orpheum theater poetry slam spoken word

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