News Releases: July 1998 - June 1999

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Katherine Haley Will named Whittier College's 13th president (7-1-99)

Brothers Cazimero in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (5-28-99)

Dennis Prager featured in a Shannon Center fundraising event, Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (5-26-99)

Reading by acclaimed author Willis Barnstone (5-17-99)

Whittier College String Ensemble in concert (5-16-99)

Amigos '99 celebrates Latino culture (5-15-99)

Whittier graduate overcomes illness, going from coma to illness (5-14-99)

Whittier College Wind Ensemble in concert (5-13-99)

Whittier professor's composition selected to celebrate flutist's birthday (5-12-99)

Barry Munitz to be keynote speaker at Whittier's 96th Commencement (5-12-99)

Whittier College's music department's Evening Musicale (5-11-99)

Student writes and produces his own "Zoo" (5-11-99)

Whittier College Women's Chorale in concert (5-9-99)

"Re-Imaginings in the Laboratory: The Men and Women of Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg", Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (5-5-99)

Whittier Vice President Resigns to take position at Cal State (4-30-99)

Poets Arthur Sze and Carol Moldaw to read and lecture (4-27-99)

"Love Lettrers" by A. R. Gurney at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-25-99)

Keola Beamer in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-23-99)
Poetry reading and lecture by Joyce Jenkins and Richard Silberg (4-22-99)

Professional reading of a new play by Horton Foote at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-20-99)

Whittier College Evening Musicale (4-20-99)

The Judds: A Family Affair (4-19-99)

Julie Nixon Eisenhower to speak at Whittier College (4-19-99)

"Brer Rabbit," performed by the California Theatre Center at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-18-99)

Whittier's Feinberg Lecturer to speak on Judaism and the Dalai Lama, Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-14-99)

The Whittier College Choir's Home Concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (4-10-99)

Whittier College Evening Musicale (4-20-99)

Whittier College Choir to tour the Northwest (3-25-99)

Classical concert by the Whittier College Wind Ensemble at the Memorial Chapel, Whittier College (3-25-99)

Whittier College becoming a magnet for famous writers (3-23-99)

Concert recital by Katia Skanavi, a finalist in the tenth annual Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (3-17-99)

"Behind the Broken Words: A Tale of Two Voices" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (3-15-99)

62nd Annual Bach Festival at the Memorial Chapel, Whittier College (3-14-99)

Staged production of "The Maderati" by Richard Greenberg at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (3-14-99)

Pioneer in diversity training to speak at Whittier College (3-11-99)

Lecture by author and former Black Panther leader, Elaine Brown at the Faculty Center, Whittier College (3-2-99)

Groundbreaking held for improvements to Whittier College football field and track (2-26-99)


Poetry reading by the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Robert Hass at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-25-99)

Staged production of Hansel and Gretel at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-21-99)

"Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-20-99)

"L.A. Stories: Concersations About L.A.'s Past, Present and Future," featuring authors Mike Davis and George Sanchez at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-18-99)

Poetry reading by the nationally acclaimed author, Karen Swenson at the Johnson Faculty Master House, Whittier College (2-15-99)

"Classical Romance: A Faculty Benefit Concert" (in Honor of Valentin's Day), featuring Paul Da Silva, Danilo Lozano and David Muller at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-14-99)

Poetry reading by Gerald Stern, nationally acclaimed poet, at the Johnson Faculty Master House, Whittier College (2-11-99)

"Automatic Drawing Project 1999--Vicissitudes," exhibition of works from David DiMichele at the Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College (2-10-99)

Staged production of "The King Stag," by Whittier College's The Magic Beans at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (2-4-99)

"Either / Or," exhibit by Kent R. Anderson Butler, Thomas Emde, Lendon Flanagan, Matt Gainer and Vanda Nagy at the Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College (1-4-99)

Professor of English, Tony Barnstone, publishes new literature anthology (12-29-98)

HAPA, Hawaii's hottest band, in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (1-30-98)

The Mills Brothers, featuring John and Donald Mills in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (1-23-98)

Classical guitarist, William Kanengiser, along with special guests, in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (1-16-98)

A Salute to Lionel Hampton and Benny Goodman at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (12-13-98)

The Magic Beans present "A Magic Bean Holiday" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (12-11-98)

The Whittier College String Ensemble in concert at the Memorial Chapel, Whittier College (12-6-98)

Chorale Bel Canto performing Ralph Vaughn Williams' "Hodie" with full orchestra and sing-along (12-6-98)

Chorale Bel Canto performing Ralph Vaughn Williams' "Hodie" with full orchestra and sing-along (12-5-98)

The Whittier College Wind Ensemble in concert at the Memorial Chapel, Whittier College (12-3-98)

David Mamet's "Speed-The-Plow" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (12-2-98)

"In Search of Eldorado: The Salton Sea," photo exhibit by Christopher Landis at the Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College (12-1-98)

Gary Stroutsos in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-22-98)

A staged production of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale "The Nightingale" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-21-98)

The Brothers Four in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-15-98)

"Sweet," art exhibit by five artists, Mendenhall Gallery at Whittier College &127;(11-14-98)

A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-13-98)

A Reading of Horton Foote's "The Day Emily Married" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-11-98)

The All Night Strut, 1930's and 40's music and dance review at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-8-98)

Whittier professor publishes new musical works (11-6-98)

Moe Keale in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-6-98)

Two professors receive art grants at Whittier College (11-2-98)

Dia de Los Muertos to be celebrated at Whittier College (11-1-98)

Ballet Folklorico del Pacifico performance at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (11-1-98)

Sergei Rachmaninoff's "All Night Vigil," performed by Chorale bel Canto, Memorial Chapel, Whittier College ;(10-30-98)

Whittier College alumni invited to Homecoming 1998 &127;(10-28-98)

The Jerusalem Trio in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (10-28-98)

Five athletes named to the Whittier College Hall of Fame (10-23-98)

Production of William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College (10-21-98)

Whittier College Wind Ensemble in concert at the Whittier College Memorial Chapel (10-21-98)

28th Annual Tardeada at Whittier College (10-18-98)

Arte Mixto in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (10-9-98)

Reading of "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (10-6-98)

Performance (in French) of "Les Chaises" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (10-5-98)

The San Quentin Drama Workshop presents "Beckett's Woman" at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (10-3-98)

Whittier professors publish Jessamyn West bibliography (10-2-98)

"Dr. Strangelove" to start the 1998-99 Lautrup-Ball Cinema Film Series at Whittier (9-28-98)

Nels' Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Clap-Along at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (9-27-98)

An Evening of the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (9-26-98)

Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky to give reading and lecture at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (9-25-98)

The Big Band Hit Parade and Big Band Alumni Orchestra in concert, featuring Barbara McNair with special guests, at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (9-16-98).

President Jim Ash announces his resignation from Whittier College (9-15-98)

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts (9-13-98)

The Drifters in concert at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts &127;(9-12-98)

Martin Ortiz to receive Hispanic Achievement Award (8-11-98).

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