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July 24, 2003
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CONTACT: Deborah Pankey-Mebane
Wednesday Noon Series Begins with
Clio Award Winners
A presentation of the 2003 gold and silver Clio
Award-winning TV commercials will open the Fall 2003
Wednesday Noon Series at The Johns Hopkins University on
Oct. 1.The Clio Awards were founded in 1959 to recognize
creative excellence in advertising.
The Wednesday Noon Series is presented by the Johns
Hopkins Office of Special Events,
now in its 38th season of cultural programming on the
Homewood campus. Programs are held on Wednesdays from noon
to 1 p.m. in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus, 3400 N.
Charles St. in Baltimore. They are open to the public and
admission is free.
Other fall events in the series follow. All are in
Shriver Hall unless noted.
||The Road Round Ireland, a
dramatic performance by Irish actors Sam and Joan McCready.
Visit Dublin, Killarney, Galway Bay and the Giant's
Causeway through the eyes and ears of poets, writers and
||The George W. Bush Presidency: An
Early Assessment, a lecture by Fred I. Greenstein,
author of the Johns
Hopkins University Press book by the same name. Copies
of the book will be available for sale and signing.
Co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Press.
||The Best Things Come in Threes
a rhythmic musical performance by The Francis Poulenc Trio.
Co-sponsored by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.
||Celebrating the Chesapeake,
a slide presentation and panel discussion about saving an
endangered habitat with
Johns Hopkins University Press authors David W. Harp,
Tom Horton, Marion Warren, and Mame Warren. Copies of their
books will be available for sale and signing. Co-sponsored
by the Johns Hopkins University Press.
||Toe Tappin', a performance by
Cuttin' Grass, a quartet of Marylanders performing
traditional and contemporary bluegrass on banjo, mandolin,
guitar and bass. Note: This performance will be in the
Glass Pavilion, Levering Union.
||All Out! Feel It! a dance
performance by Keep Rising to the Top, a troupe that blends
ballet, tap, jazz, classical and modern dance with hip hop,
breakdancing, African and reggae, and rounds it all off
with traditional Latin styles of salsa, merengue, cumbia,
rumba and tango. Co-sponsored by the
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Center for Social
Concern in celebration of CultureFest 2003.
||Faster, Better, Cheaper: Low-Cost
Innovation in the U.S. Space Program, a lecture by
Howard E. McCurdy, author of the
University Press book by the same name. Examine NASA's
recent disappointments and triumphs, and its efforts to
save money while improving mission frequency and
performance. Copies of the book will be available for sale
and signing. Co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University
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