A performance by pianist Yuja Wang and the Russian National Orchestra will conclude Denison University's Vail Series' 30th anniversary season.

A performance by pianist Yuja Wang and the Russian National Orchestra will conclude Denison University's Vail Series' 30th anniversary season.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. on today (Feb. 28) at Swasey Chapel, 200 Chapel Drive.

The program is Wang's fifth appearance as a Vail Series artist, a distinction she shares only with cellist Yo-Yo Ma. This season is Wang's first tour with the Russian National Orchestra.

A limited number of tickets is available at $15 each. Call (740) 587-6557.


Rajani Kanth, a visiting scholar at Harvard University, will discuss the "Crisis of Modernism" at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 1, in the Shepherdson room of Slayter Hall, 200 Ridge Road.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is one of the Global Studies Seminar Series.

Visit www.denison.edu or call (740) 587-6315.


Fiction writer Antonya Nelson will read from her latest work as part of Denison University's Beck Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 2. Nelson, who teaches at the University of Houston, will read at 8 p.m. in the Barney-Davis board room, 200 West Loop.

Her first story collection, "The Expendables," won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1990. She has published five other collections and three novels.

Sustainability information for both students and the greater community will be offered at Denison University in the workshop "Making Your Dorm/Home More Energy Efficient."

The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the University room in Slayter Hall, 200 Ridge Road.

The New American Music Project, a collaboration between the Columbus Children's Choir (CCC) and the Columbus Chamber Music Connection (CMC) will present a lecture and a concert featuring new music on Saturday, March 6, on the Denison University campus. The lecture begins at 3:30 p.m. and the concert at 4 p.m. at Burke Hall, 240 W. Broadway. Both are free.


Composer Ching-chu Hu, a Denison associate professor of music, chose Mattie Stepanek's "Pirate Candy;" Bradley Sowash of Worthington selected a poem written by a CCC alumna, Allison Dawson, "Can't Resist the Music;" and Tom Vignieri, music producer for the NPR radio program "From the Top," used Sara Teasdale's "There Will Come Soft Rains."

The project received support from the Johnstone Fund for New Music.