Kenan Speaker Series presents Sister Joan Chittister, celebrated social and faith leader, and author of more than 50 books, at the First Presbyterian Church.
RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 23. Joan Chittister is one of the most influential religious and social leaders of our time. She will draw from her current book, Radical Spirit: Twelve Ways To Live a Free and Authentic Life.
For 40 years she has passionately advocated on behalf of peace, human rights, women’s issues, and church renewal. A much sought-after speaker, counselor, and clear voice that bridges across all religions, she is also a best-selling author of more than 50 books, hundreds of articles, an online column for the National Catholic Reporter, and a blog for the Huffington Post. If you pre-registerd for this event in advance, you do not have to register again. Generous funding is provided by the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. For more on Joan Chittister, go to www.joanchittister.org.
The Buffalo Jazztet presents seasonal music with jazz flair in the Taylor Theater, 7:30 pm. Buy your tickets now!
Don’t miss the final concert in this year’s 50th Anniversary Jazz Series featuring The Buffalo Jazztet. The performance takes place in the intimate, club-like atmosphere of the Taylor Theater.
The Buffalo Jazztet, led by trumpeter Mark Filsinger, features Bobby Militello on alto saxophone, John Hasselback on trombone, pianist George Caldwell, bassist Jim Colemon, and John Bacon on drums. This marks the third concert appearance at the Taylor Theater for Filsinger, Militello and Bacon who performed to packed houses over the course of the 50th Anniversary Jazz Series.
“Tidings of Comfort & Jazz” will feature seasonal standards, classic Christmas carols and other holiday favorites. From the popular “Charlie Brown” compositions by Vince Guaraldi to Irving Berlin’s classic, “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” to Bob Wells and Mel Torme’s romantic “A Christmas Song,” all of the music will showcase jazz arrangements created by the Jazztet.
Tickets are $20 general public; $15 members. Available at the Kenan Center Business Office, online at Ticketleap, or call 433-2617 to charge by phone.
Kathleen Rooney, Producer in collaboration with the Kenan Center.
Children are invited to wear their favorite Christmas pajamas and join us for some holiday fun in the Kenan Center House!
Join us for crafts, holiday games and special treats. Santa and Mrs. Claus stop by at 4:30 p.m. for a surprise Christmas story. $5 per child; children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. For tickets visit the Kenan Center Business Office, or call 433-2617.