Calendar of Events

16-20 April Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Amber Sims, “Dream Drops.” Light Fine Arts Gallery
18 April SIP Fest, Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Complex Systems. Presentation of senior individualized projects begins with 4 p.m. introduction in Olds Upton Science Hall second-floor commons, then continues with various presentations. Concludes with pizza reception at 7 p.m. in commons
18 April Olmeca: Workshop and Performance 5 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
18 April Men’s lacrosse hosts Trine. 7 p.m.
19 April Xavier Jara classical guitar performance. 7 p.m., Dalton Theatre. Jara is the winner of the 2016 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition
20 April Community Reflection: Founders Day
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Celebrating 185 years of community at Kalamazoo College
21 April Women’s lacrosse hosts Wilmington. 1 p.m.
21 April Baseball hosts Calvin. 1 and 3:30 p.m.
22 April Women’s tennis hosts Alma. 1 p.m.
22 April Reflections and Trajectories of Student Activism at K 10:30 a.m. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
22 April Softball hosts Olivet. 1 p.m.
23 April Baseball hosts Albion. 2 p.m.
23-27 April Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Kelly Haugland ’18. Light Fine Arts Gallery
24 April Exploring Class and Classism Workshop 5 p.m. Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
24 April Men’s lacrosse hosts Adrian. 7 p.m.
25 April Softball hosts Albion. 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.
25 April Women’s tennis hosts Albion. 4 p.m.
26 April Emily Bivens and Ellen Mueller, visiting performance artists. 6-9 p.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
26 April Sustainable SIP Symposium Department of Environmental Studies, 7-9 p.m., Dow Lecture Hall
27 April Community Reflection: This We Believe
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Join us for a discussion about the many defining beliefs and whether spirituality and religion are the same.
28 April Workshop: Media, Dialogue and Radical Imagination, 11:30 a.m., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
28 April Women’s tennis hosts Calvin. 1 p.m.
28 April Softball hosts St. Mary’s. 1 and 3 p.m.
28 April Men’s lacrosse hosts Hope. 7 p.m.
28 April Wei Luo, 2018 Gilmore Young Artist, Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2 p.m. Stetson Chapel
29 April Baseball hosts Alma. 1 and 3:30 p.m.
30 April-4 May Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Zoe Johannsen ’18. Light Fine Arts Gallery
1 May Lawrence Brownleee, Tenor, Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2 p.m. Stetson Chapel with 1 p.m. pre-concert talk by Carl Ratner of Western Michigan University
2 May Baseball hosts Rochester. 4 p.m.
3 May 35th Annual Diebold Symposium. Brendan Bohannan, professor of environmental studies and biology at the University of Oregon’s Institute of Ecology and Evolution, delivers keynote address on “Host-Microbe Systems: a Rediscovered Frontier in the Life Sciences.” 4:05-5:15 p.m., Room 226, Dow Science Center
4 May Community Reflection: Reproductive Justice and You
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Come hear what K’s Coalition for Reproductive Justice learned at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy conference held April 13-15 and discover how you can help to create a greater conversation around reproductive justice on campus.
4 May 35th Annual Diebold Symposium. Student oral and poster presentations, day 1. 4-9 p.m., Room 226, Dow Science Center
4 May Art Hop at the Kalamazoo College Community Studio 5-9 p.m. Park Trades Center 312, 326 W. Kalamazoo Ave.
5 May 35th Annual Diebold Symposium. Student oral and poster presentations, day 2. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Room 226, Dow Science Center
5 May Baseball hosts Olivet. 1 and 3:30 p.m.
7 May Elliot Wuu, 2018 Gilmore Young Artist, Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2 p.m. Stetson Chapel
7 May Physical Education Department Senior Individualized Project Symposium 6-9 p.m. Dewing Commons/103 Dewing
7-11 May Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Alicia Gaitan ’18. Light Fine Arts Gallery
9 May Igor Levit, 2018 Gilmore Artist Recipient, Gilmore Keyboard Festival 2 p.m. Stetson Chapel with 1 p.m. pre-concert talk by Zaide Pixley, emeritus dean of the first year and advising and adjunct associate professor of music
11 May Community Reflection: Center for International Programs
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Hear faculty and students discuss learning in an environment different from “home,” and begin to look inward to imagine what it would feel like to go outward. Sponsored by the Center for International Programs
11 May Academy Street Winds concert. 8 p.m. Dalton Theater. “Channel Surging” (music of England and France)
12 May Jazz Band concert 8 p.m. Dalton Theater
14-18 May Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Alejandro Alaniz, “Mi Cultura: A Mexican American Experience at K.” Light Fine Arts Gallery and lobby
17-20 May “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage. Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse. Esther, an African-American seamstress loves Mark, a white Jewish fabric seller, but agrees to marry George, a Caribbean man she corresponds with under false pretenses
18 May Community Reflection: What Are You Proud Of?
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Join in a discussion to better understand the goal of Pride Week and what Pride Months mean all around the world. Sponsored by Kaleidoscope.
21-25 May Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Bonnie Darrah ’18. Light Fine Arts Gallery
25 May Community Reflection: Sing-along
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Come sing along to classic songs while celebrating the approaching end of the school year.  The music will be loud, the fun will be extreme.  Sponsored by the Interfaith Student Leaders.
27 May Memorial Day holiday
28 May-1 June Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Dorothy Carpenter ’18, “Portrait of Anyone.” Light Fine Arts Gallery
1 June Bach Festival Vocal Master Class. 11 a.m. Recital Hall. Renowned Baritone Stefan Szkafarowsky coaches Kalamazoo College voice students
1 June Community Reflection: The Cauldron
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Join us for the unveiling of the 2018 edition of The Cauldron. We will be announcing the winners of this year’s Divine Crow Awards as well as the Stephanie Vibbert Award. The authors/artists of these distinguished works will then present their award-winning pieces. Sponsored by The Caudron.
1 June Bach Festival Lecture 5-8 p.m. Kalamazoo Public Library. Andrew Koehler, Music Department chairman, speaks about the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1933, when millions of Ukrainians perished needlessly on Josef Stalin’s orders. The lecture will give insight to the history of this tragedy as well as a look into Ukrainian composer Yevhen Stankovych’s “Requiem for Those Who Died of Famine,” which will be performed by the Kalamazoo Bach Festival Chorus and Kalamazoo Philharmonia on June 2
1 June Art Hop at the Kalamazoo College Community Studio 5-9 p.m. Park Trades Center 312, 326 W. Kalamazoo Ave.
2 June “Feast or Famine” Kalamazoo Philharmonia Walton’s “Belshazzr’s Feast” and Stankovych’s “Requiem for Those Who Died of Famine” directed by Andrew Koehler, Music Department chairman, in collaboration with Bach Festival Chorus of Kalamazoo, directed by Chris Ludwa, conductor of the College Singers. 8 p.m., Chenery Auditorum. Tickets available from Bach Festival of Kalamazoo
3 June College Singers concert. 3 p.m., Dalton Theater and lobby
4 June International percussion concert. 7 p.m., Light Fine Arts Portico (rain location: Dalton Theatre)
4-8 June Senior Individualized Project art exhibition. Michelle Orta ’18. “the deconstruction and reconstruction of self.” Light Fine Arts Gallery
5 June Baseball hosts Olivet. 1 and 3:30 p.m.
6 June Bach’s Brunch Concert, Bach Festival 11 a.m. Dalton Theater. Pastries, fruit and beverages provided
6 June Jazz Band/Burgers and Blues. 5 p.m., Kalamazoo College Quad
6 June Bach Rocks, Bach Festival 7:30 p.m., Dalton Theater. Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet present their blend of Arabic-, Eastern European- and world music-influenced original compositions. Preceded at 2:45 p.m. by workshop with Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet
7 June
Spring term classes end
8 June Community Reflection: Kalamazoo College Council of Student Representatives
11:05 a.m. Stetson Chapel. Join KCCSR for an end of the year wrap up; we will celebrate this year’s accomplishments as well as on-going conversations.
8 June String Methods MUSC 163 Final Concert. 1:40 p.m. Light Fine Arts steps (rain site: Dalton Theater)
8 June Breaking Barriers With Bach–Classical to Celtic, Bach Festival 7:30 p.m. Dalton Theater. Jessica Louise Coe, soporano, Cara Lieurance, recorder and flute, Cori Somers, violin, and Carl Witt, piano and harpsichord, compare and contrast classical Baroque-era pieces and traditional Celtic music
9 June Season Finale, Bach Festival 7:30 p.m. Dalton Theater. The Merling Trio and guest artists
10-17 June Post-Baccalaureate Fellow Art Show. Marissa Klee-Peregon. Light Fine Arts Galley
17 June
Commencement
13 June-15 September
Summer break
 25 June  2018 Hornet Golf Jamboree