XAVIER - Claudia Stevens will present her one-person performance as pianist, singer and actor in An Evening with Madame F at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Gallagher Center Theater at Xavier University.
Stevens portrays an elderly concentration camp survivor who performed at Auschwitz, using music actually played and sung by women musicians at Auschwitz.
Stevens is a faculty member at the College of William & Mary and a child of Holocaust survivors. She was an established concert pianist, scholar and recording artist before she became a multidisciplinary performer. The Jewish Federation of Richmond, Va., commissioned the performance for Holocaust Remembrance Day, and it has been performed in more than 100 communities.
The performance is free.
Cincinnati State welcomes alumni
CINCINNATI STATE - Cincinnati State Technical and Community College's annual alumni gathering is 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. April 24 in the College Conference Center. All alumni association members who attend will get a certificate for a free three-credit course at the college.
Deadline to register is April 9.
Those who attend can also take hard-hat tours of the new Advanced Technology and Learning Center, which is under construction. There will be 22 sessions on subjects such as tai chi; wedding planning; introduction to massage; financial planning; and various computer technology topics.
The cost is $19 for alumni association members, $29 nonmembers.
For information, call Dave Nehring at (513) 569-1236.
Walt Whitman comes alive at Mount
MOUNT ST. JOSEPH - Bruce Noll will bring his one-man interpretation of Walt Whitman to the College of Mount St. Joseph on Monday in the Corona Room of Seton Center.
Noll will present "Pure Grass," which is based on Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Noll, who teaches education courses at the University of New Mexico, has been interpreting Whitman for audiences since 1970.
The free performance, open to all, is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society. For directions, visit www.msj.edu.
YWCA honors two leading UC women
UC - University of Cincinnati President Nancy Zimpher and Jane Henney, senior vice president and provost for health affairs, are among eight women who will be honored by the YWCA as 2004 Career Women of Achievement on May 14. The pair will be honored at a luncheon at the Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and writer Ellen Goodman will be the keynote speaker. The cost of individual tickets is $50. Corporate sponsor tables are also available. For information, call the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati at (513) 241-7090.
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