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St. Scholastica event to focus on clean energy sources

The next installment of a popular lecture series at The College of St. Scholastica will examine the move toward renewable energy sources and its future. Janet Larsen will speak on “Shifting to Solar and Wind Power” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 in the Mitchell Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Larsen was one of the incorporators of the Earth Policy Institute, an independent environmental research organization in Washington, D.C. from…

St. Scholastica Theatre presents Eleemosynary

The next production by the St. Scholastica Theatre will feature a visit by its internationally renowned author, as well as a visiting guest actor. “Eleemosynary” by Lee Blessing premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 in the St. Scholastica Theatre building, which is behind Tower Hall on campus. Additional evening performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 3 and on Feb. 8-10. Matinee performances are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 and Sunday,…

College Notebook

The College of St. Scholastica’s Concert Band will host high school students for a band festival at 5 p.m. on Monday in the Mitchell Auditorium. This marks the second year the College has hosted the High School Honor Band Festival. A day of rehearsals and master classes will culminate in the 5 p.m. concert. The concert is free and open to the public. . . . The College of St. Scholastica will host the Twin…

St. Scholastica to hold fall 2017 commencement

The College of St. Scholastica will hold its fall 2017 commencement ceremony at noon Saturday, Dec. 16 in Reif Gymnasium in the Burns Wellness Commons on campus. Of 664 candidates for graduation, 370 are undergraduate students and 295 are graduate students. A total of about 275 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony. Among undergraduates, the most popular majors are nursing, social work and management. The top degrees for graduate students are the…

St. Scholastica choirs’ “O Holy Night” concerts to raise funds for CHUM

The College of St. Scholastica’s choirs will present sacred and secular music of the Christmas season during a two-night performance of their annual “O Holy Night” concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Duluth. The performances will raise funds for CHUM. “We are thrilled to collaborate with CHUM this year for our ‘O Holy Night’ concert,” said Bret Amundson, St. Scholastica’s…

Celebrate the season in song with St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica invites local music fans to celebrate the season in song with the 37th annual Handel’s “Messiah” Sing-Along at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 in the Mitchell Auditorium. The Sing-Along is directed once again by music department emeritus faculty member Shelley Gruskin, who has been with the event since its start in 1981. Accompaniment is by the St. Scholastica Center for Early Music Orchestra. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission…