- January 12, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362. Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
- January 16, 2015 Raleigh's Village Idiots William Peace Theatre presents "Raleigh's Village Idiots" January 16-17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Idiots perform short- and long-form improv comedy. Scenes, stories, games and songs are improvised at your suggestion. Exactly what the combination is on any night... Your guess is as good as ours! For more information on the Idiots, visit their website. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE view Event
- February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include: DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Tickets go on sale soon! view Event
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University To Feature Three Lecturers In Free Events On Campus
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced its speaker series which will take place on campus during the fall 2012 semester. Kicking off the series, Doc Hendley will discuss “Wine to Water,” an American charitable organization he created that is devoted to providing clean water and sanitation to people around the world. The discussion will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. in Kenan Hall. The Lunch and Learn presentations will begin with David McLennan, Ph.D., political science professor with the university, providing an overview of “The 2012 Election & My Predictions” on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at noon in Flowe Building, Room 110. The final discussion in the series will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at noon, where Marnie Arkenberg, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Shaw University, will address “Vocabulary Development” in Flowe Building, Room 110. All three events are free and open to the public, but registration is required.
“William Peace University continuously seeks to engage the local community in the learning process as well as our students, faculty and staff, and one of our most effective venues has been through the university’s speaker series,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “We have a strong lineup of topics and speakers guaranteed to stimulate an intelligent flow of conversation following each of their presentations, and I encourage all who are interested to attend these great discussions.”
To register for the Hendley presentation, visit https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/wpu-speaker-series-doc-hendley-wine-to-water/.
To register for Dr. McLennan, visit https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/lunch-learn-dr-david-mclennan/.
To register for Dr. Arkenberg, visit https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/lunch-learn-dr-marnie-arkenberg/.