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Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile premieres April 7 at Vanderbilt University

Mar. 24, 2011—The Steve Martin play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on April 7.

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Vanderbilt students’ winning essays and video chronicle MLK Day experiences

Mar. 3, 2011—Vanderbilt University has recognized four students –Kirsten Ayers, Chelsea Goodly, Marwah Shahid and Ravi Singh – with a monetary award for excellence in capturing the spirit of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., through video and essays about their experiences on the MLK holiday. The winning essays submitted by Goodly, Shahid and Singh, along with Ayers’...

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Country singer John Rich kicks off Dance Marathon at Vanderbilt University

Feb. 15, 2011—Students dance all night to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Country music artist John Rich will kick off Vanderbilt University’s Dance Marathon, an annual event where students dance all night to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Friday, Feb. 18, at the Student Recreation Center. Dance Marathon will last 13.1...

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Vanderbilt University students dance all night for a good cause

Feb. 3, 2011—13.1-Hour Dance Marathon benefits Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Hundreds of Vanderbilt students will dance the night away Friday, Feb. 18, at the Student Recreation Center during the annual all-night Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon. A portion of the donations will help fund a new endowment to support the most critical needs of the...

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Free Sunday concert features Andean indigenous musical elements

Dec. 2, 2010—Misa Criolla – a performance of musical works by the late Argentine composer and pianist Ariel Ramirez – will take place Dec. 5 in the Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. The English translation of Misa Criolla is Creole Mass. The term...

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Butterflies Are Free premieres November 5 at Vanderbilt

Oct. 25, 2010—Warm, coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s will leave audiences glowing with laughter and love Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on Nov. 5. In this Tony Award-winning comedy, a young blind man and the free-spirited girl-next-door discover the values of self-reliance and dependence. The play centers...

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U2 to perform at Vanderbilt Stadium July 2

Oct. 25, 2010—Legendary rock group U2 will bring their U2 360 tour to Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, July 2.

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Mayor Dean joins Vanderbilt leaders and employees for walk at Vanderbilt

Oct. 14, 2010—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will join Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vice Chancellor Jeff Balser and other university officials and employees for the annual Senior Leader Walk Thursday, Oct. 14, from noon to 12:45 p.m. Groups will proceed from five different locations to the Health Plus facility at the corner of Kensington and 25th...

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Chapman Bluebird on the Mountain concert rescheduled for Oct. 16

Oct. 8, 2010—The Bluebird on the Mountain concert featuring Marshall Chapman has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16, at Dyer Observatory. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show. Joining Chapman onstage will be Matraca Berg and Will Kimbrough. Tickets sold for the Aug. 21 show, which was canceled because of severe weather, will...

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Holocaust Lecture Series features music, film, lectures

Oct. 6, 2010—Music and film will play a strong role in the annual Holocaust Lecture Series at Vanderbilt University, which this year takes the theme of “Different Speaking, Indifferent Listening.”

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China and U.S. security subject of Vanderbilt panel discussion

Sep. 23, 2010—Retired admiral and former ambassador to China to moderate event An Oct. 22 panel discussion at Vanderbilt University led by retired Adm. Joseph Wilson Prueher will focus on China’s role on the world’s stage and its implications for U.S. security policy. The second annual Security Symposium, sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Naval ROTC, will take place from...

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Health care business leaders discuss big issues in health care

Sep. 16, 2010—Vanderbilt hosts Health Care Business Alliance Health care is the hot button issue impacting every person in this country. As health care itself dramatically changes, the business of health care is evolving. Leaders from the health care field, along with economists, and academic experts are coming together at the third annual Health Care Business Alliance...

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