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Dialogues of the Carmelites – PSU Opera
When: April 27, May 1, 4, 5 and 7, 2012 at 7:30pm
Where: Lincoln Hall Performance Hall, Room 175
What: Based on the true story of an order of Carmelite nuns that took a vow of martyrdom during the French Revolution, the shattering final scene of Francis Poulenc’s opera has stunned audiences since it premiered in 1957. The 2012 Jeanine B. Cowles Distinguished Professor of Opera will be British stage director David Edwards. Highly regarded in the international operatic scene, Mr. Edwards also tutors regularly at the Royal Academic in London and will bring inspiration to PSU students as they prepare this powerful opera.
CityWise Breakfast—Planning Innovations: Oregon and Metropolitan Portland in the 1970s
When: May 9, 2012 at 7:30 am
Where: Native American Center at PSU
What: Professor Sy Adler will discuss the early history of the Oregon statewide planning program, which is covered in his newly-published book, Oregon Plans: The Marking on an Unquiet Land-Use Revolution. Adler will also discuss the dynamics of adopting and approving metropolitan Portland’s original growth boundary.