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October 19, 2012 Issue

Inspiring disabled guitarist to perform as part of Loyola Week

The Jesuit Center at Loyola University New Orleans presents "A Night of Hope," a concert by inspirational Catholic musician and speaker Tony Melendez, a Nicaraguan guitarist and vocalist born without arms and with a club foot.

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Jazz and Democracy? Jazz musician Victor Goines '84, links the two

The idea may be big, but the music is universal. Officials want to embrace creative arts like jazz education, for example, as one way to restore civility in public life. Jazz musician Victor Goines '84, will speak to that in an Oct. 21 lecture at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Pioneers of contemporary liturgical music to reunite to perform at Loyola

The Jesuit Center at Loyola University New Orleans presents an evening with the St. Louis Jesuits, one of the most popular liturgical music groups for the past three decades.

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National and local experts hold conversation on lethal violence in New Orleans

The Office of the President and the Department of Criminal Justice at Loyola University New Orleans present a daylong symposium aimed at ending the cycle of violence in New Orleans and restoring community peace.

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Bernard Cook, David Moore present research in Romania

Researching an Eastern European territory with major diplomatic relations ramifications had Bernard Cook, Ph.D., the Provost Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans, digging through decades-old U.S. State Department records.

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'Mentors' centennial art exhibit celebrates the value of Loyola education

More than 45 alumni and faculty artists from the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans are participating in "Mentors," a multimedia arts exhibition that illustrates how Loyola's esteemed faculty and alumni have influenced the art community through their exhibitions and educational practices.

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LIM hosts webinar on Catholic voting perspectives featuring Archbishop Aymond

The Loyola Institute for Ministry will present a free webinar on Catholic perspectives on voting featuring Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Michael Aymond Monday, Oct. 22.

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Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., speaks at St. Catherine University

The Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans, addressed the board of trustees of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 9 on the future of Catholic higher education.

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Loyola University hosting New Orleans candlelit rally to stop sexual violence

Loyola University New Orleans is joining the fight to end sexual violence by hosting a candlelit rally Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. This year the event is going social. Track #NOLATBTN2012 on Twitter.

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Loyola hosts conference to prevent human trafficking at the New Orleans Super Bowl

To prevent human trafficking at the Super Bowl and shed light on an issue that thrives in the shadows, Loyola University New Orleans is hosting a conference Oct. 24 and 27.

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Fall Yamauchi Lecture explores the 'spirit' of New Orleans

New Orleans has long been recognized for its special mix of culture and ecology-the city's "spirit." Anne Daniell, Ph.D., religious studies instructor at Loyola University New Orleans, is exploring that concept even further during the Fall 2012 Yamauchi Lecture series Oct. 24.

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Loyola opera workshop presents 'Oktoberfest: Opera's Greatest Drinking Songs'

The opera program at Loyola University New Orleans will present its fall workshop, "Oktoberfest: Opera's Greatest Drinking Songs," on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Travel the world with the 2012 Country Fair

Which country has four official languages? Where was football (soccer), rugby, cricket, boxing and golfing invented? Which country produces 800 different kinds of beer? Find out the answers to these and many other questions at Loyola University New Orleans' Country Fair.

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Lecture details ghost ships of the Klondike Gold Rush

A small team of underwater archaeologists and surveyors are racing against time to document the historic shipwrecks of the Klondike Gold Rush.

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Experts from across the globe to convene at Loyola to discuss transparency in government

Transparency is the theme of the XIIth Congress of the International Association of Legal Methodology, a free two-day event hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

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David Henry Hwang, author of 'M. Butterfly,' to speak at Loyola

David Henry Hwang, the award-winning playwright best known as the author of "M. Butterfly," will offer two presentations at Loyola University New Orleans Monday, Nov. 5 in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.

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Loyola Theatre features two new productions

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans kicks off the 2012-13 season in November with two new productions, including Noel Coward's ghostly comedy "Blithe Spirit" and the New Orleans premiere of Tanya Saracho's "El Nogalar."

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