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November 2, 2012 Issue

Montage Series swings into November with free jazz concert

The Loyola Jazz Band, recently selected to play at the upcoming Jazz Education Network Conference in Atlanta, Ga., will offer a free performance Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall

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Anthony Decuir receives prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in music therapy

Anthony Decuir, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Professional Contributions from the American Music Therapy Association.

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Intern Queen shares internship success secrets at Loyola

Lauren Berger, CEO of Intern Queen Inc., had 15 internships during her four years of college. She'll use that experience to help Loyola University New Orleans students land their next great internship during a keynote address Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Audubon Room of the Danna Student Center.

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David Henry Hwang, author of 'M. Butterfly,' speaks 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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S.L. Alexander publishes memoir excerpt in Florida book

New Orleans transplant from Florida S.L. Alexander, Ph.D., associate professor of the Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication, had an excerpt from her in-progress memoirs published.

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La.'s first African-American chief justice headlines race in higher education symposium

The Hon. Bernette Johnson, current associate justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and future chief justice next year, will deliver the keynote address for a Nov. 9 symposium on race in higher education hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the Journal of Public Interest Law.

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Music faculty speak at international music conference

Loyola University New Orleans professor Janna Saslaw, Ph.D., current vice president of the Society for Music Theory, and dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., will speak at the 2012 conference of the American Musicological Society, Society for Music Theory and Society for Ethnomusicology.

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Loyola Ballet celebrates centennial with classic and contemporary works

The Loyola Ballet launches its new season with a mixed repertory concert featuring excerpts from Yuri Grigorovich's acclaimed Russian ballet, "The Stone Flower," Nov. 16 and 17 at 8 p.m.

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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 this month 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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Loyola Week features St. Louis Jesuits concert

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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Montage November concerts showcase major music ensembles

The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series continues this month with performances by some of the major music ensembles at Loyola University New Orleans. All events are free and open to the public.

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International artists discuss art, architecture and design

Two free lectures hosted by the Department of Art and Design at Loyola University New Orleans will explore sculpture, architecture and graphic design.

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Famous armless guitarist performs 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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Annual estate planning symposium set for Nov. 14

Loyola University New Orleans co-sponsors the 21st Annual Estate Planning Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 1:30 3:30 p.m.

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Songstress Stephanie Jordan performs at Loyola

Vocalist Stephanie Jordan, whom critics have compared to Norah Jones and Diana Krall, will perform at Loyola University New Orleans Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

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Famed French maestro Philippe Entremont returns to New Orleans to perform with Loyola Symphony Orchestra

Philippe Entremont, H'83, internationally renowned pianist and conductor, is well-known throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region for his exceptional career and his time spent as music director of the New Orleans Philharmonic Orchestra from 1980 to 1986. On Friday, Dec. 7, the maestro returns to New Orleans to perform the "Triple Concerto," one of Beethoven's most celebrated compositions.

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