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Ohio Northern University to present ‘Capitol Steps’

Ohio Northern University to present ‘Capitol Steps’

 

 Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Capitol Steps” in the Stambaugh Theatre on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m.

Thirty years ago, the Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Although not all of the current Steps members are former Capitol Hill staffers, collectively, the performers have worked in a total of 18 Congressional offices and represent 62 years of collective House and Senate staff experience.

ONU adopts engineering projects In community service program for assisting local communities

The Ohio Northern University College of Engineering’s real-life class, Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS), is working on three major projects throughout the area: building a replica of the Mars rover Curiosity for the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Ohio; refurbishing a concrete base for historical Civil War cannons in Forest, Ohio; and upgrading the village of Ada’s website.

Wind Orchestra to perform ‘Setting the Standard: British Wind Band Music’

 

 The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra will perform “Setting the Standard: British Wind Band Music” in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m.

The Wind Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Thomas Hunt, chair of the Department of Music, will perform the music of Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Philip Sparkes and Guy Woolfenden. The performance will feature a clarinet solo by Elizabeth Druesedow, a sophomore accounting major from Sharon Center, Ohio, and student conducting from Jeffrey Martin, a senior music education major from Cincinnati, Ohio, and Samantha Riedlinger, a senior music education major from Sycamore, Ohio.

Ohio Northern University names Lehman its Robinson Young Alumni of the Yea

Ohio Northern University has named Ronda K. Lehman, a 1998 graduate of ONU’s Raabe College of Pharmacy and current vice president of operations at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio, as the 2012 recipient of the William L. Robinson Young Alumni of the Year Award.

Lehman was honored prior to Ohio Northern’s Homecoming football game on Oct. 6.

Ohio Northern University to present ‘Reefer Madness’

 

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Reefer Madness” in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre from Thursday, Oct. 18, to Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at 2 p.m.

Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.

ONU presents Mystic Drumz Oct. 20

 

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present Mystic Drumz on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m.

Mystic Drumz is a unique, multimedia rhythm and sound program for children that specializes in world music and focuses on the environment. This hands-on interactive performance showcases eclectic international percussion instruments from around the world, linking geography to sounds, rhythms to science, and laughter to learning.

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