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Writers@Grinnell books fall events

Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2010 10:00 pm

GRINNELL, IA—Writers@Grinnell events continue through the fall semester with readings by Iowa writer Harley McIlrath, non-fiction writer Patricia Hampl and science writer Rebecca Skloot.

On Thurs., Oct. 7, Hampl will read from her award-winning collections of non-fiction, essays and poetry. Her most recent book “The Florist’s Daughter” was the winner of numerous “best” and “year-end” book awards in 2009, and four of her works have been named “Notable Books” by The New York Times.

Zedashe Ensemble brings Georgian music to campus

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 11:30 am

GRINNELL, IA—The Zedashe Ensemble from the Republic of Georgia will present a concert of traditional music on Tues., Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Sebring-Lewis Hall of the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on the Grinnell College campus.

The ensemble’s repertoire includes ancient three-part harmony chants from the Orthodox Christian liturgy, folk songs from village song-masters, and folk dances from their home region, accompanied by lute, drum, bagpipe, and accordion.

Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center

The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room, smaller meeting rooms, classrooms, and a gallery. The Rosenfield Center is named after longtime Grinnell College trustee and benefactor Joe Rosenfield ’25.

Parking near the building includes some accessible parking to the east, limited spaces in a small lot across 8th Avenue, and a large lot off 10th Avenue to the north.  

Harris Center

The Harris Center is an "event" facility, including a concert hall, a cinema, two concession areas, and an informal lounge. The Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) office and equipment room are also located in the Harris Center.

The Harris Center houses large all-campus functions and weekend student activities. The center serves as a gathering place for student activities such as films, concerts, parties, talent shows, and novelty acts. It is also used for large meetings, wellness programs, orientations, luncheons, and registration.

The courtyard is used for outdoor concerts, movies, and other outside events. A sound system is available.

Visitor and accessible parking is available in the lot to the east. See Maps and Directions for more information.