NSU to offer Arts and Lecture Series at Primrose Retirement Community

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will offer a brand new community arts and lecture series featuring an array of interdisciplinary topics and music performances.

NSU’s Primrose Arts and Lecture Series will take place Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Aberdeen’s Primrose Retirement Community, 1701 Third Ave. S.E. The first event is set for Sept. 12, with sessions planned throughout the academic year.

“This dynamic partnership will benefit a valued and culturally engaged segment of our community, as well as showcase the fascinating research of NSU’s talented faculty,” said NSU School of Fine Arts Dean Dr. Kenneth Boulton.

Presenters and topics are as follows:

Sept. 12: “I Hear America Singing: Songs from Throughout American History”; Dr. Marla Fogderud, assistant professor of voice, and Dr. Bill Wieland, professor of piano

Oct. 10: “Planting for Pollinators”; Dr. Alyssa Anderson, assistant professor of biology, and Dr. Jodie Ramsay, professor of biology

Nov. 14: “Why is American Politics So Screwed Up?”; Dr. Jon Schaff, professor of political science

Feb. 13: “Music for Piano Four-Hands”; Dr. Kenneth Boulton and Ms. JoAnne Barry

March (date TBA): Lecture title TBA; Dr. Greg Cantrell, assistant professor of human performance and fitness

April 10: “Everything you didn’t know about Chinese tea”; Confucius Institute faculty

Each event is free and open to the public. For more information about the arts and lecture series, contact the NSU School of Fine Arts (northern.edu/artsnsu) at 605-626-2497.

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