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NNU Hosts Night of the Arts

November 7, 2009, 1:58 pm
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Northwest Nazarene University is hosting its annual Art and Music Open House, Fall Art & Fine Craft Sale and Night of the Arts on Thursday, November 12.

The Fall Art & Fine Craft Sale brings together artisans from NNU’s campus as well as the Treasure Valley.  Their work includes handmade purses, boutique jewelry, scarves, ceramics, photographs and paintings providing a great opportunity to shop for unique one-of-a-kind items.  The sale is located in the Brandt Center Lobby, 707 Fern Street, from 4-6 pm.

The Art and Music Open House, displaying artwork by current students, will be held in the updated Fine Arts Building from 3-5 pm.  The Fine Arts Building is located at 716 East Dewey Street.

The Night of the Arts, a festival celebrating visual art, music and the spoken word, includes a readers’ theatre presentation by the NNU Storytellers and an exhibition of John Taye’s recent work Seasonal Passages.  A reception for John Taye will be held in the Friesen Galleries from 5-7 pm, on the second floor of the Brandt Center.

NNU’s Jazz Revival and Northwesterners will lead the Music Department’s jazz program in a night of gospel, Dixieland and swing-style jazz from 7-8:30 pm, also in the Brandt Center.  After the performance, refreshments will be served.

All events are free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Director of the Friesen Galleries Amanda Hamilton at amhamilton@nnu.edu.

Northwest Nazarene University, a Christian comprehensive university, offers over 60 areas of study, master’s degree programs in eleven disciplines, accelerated degree programs, concurrent credit for high school students, and a variety of continuing education credits. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 10,000 continuing education students, and 1,900 high school students through the concurrent credit program.


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