Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2018-2019 Events Plus season. Over the past decade, it has been a pleasure and privilege to host this series of informative, thought-provoking and entertaining presenters for series members and guests. Please join us and our presenting sponsor Atrium Health as we continue a tradition of featuring renowned speakers, authors and musicians.

All Events Plus Sunday evening presentations take place at Pfeiffer University/Misenheimer campus, 48380 U.S. Highway 52N; Stokes Student Center-Community Room at 6 p.m. Membership includes program, parking, three-course dinner and wine service.
 
Your Events Plus Steering Committee, 

 
Pat Bramlett  |  Vicki Coggins  |  Sandy Rogers |  Larry Roland  |  Rich Schaefer

 


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September 16, 2018, 6 p.m.
A Few Good Men
Donald Marcari

Don Marcari is a trial attorney with over thirty year’s of experience. After graduating from law school, he entered the Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, where his first trial became the basis for the movie A Few Good Men. He also represented the senior officer charged in the Tailhook trials, which became the basis for the movie The Paula Coughlin Story and the book The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the US Navy Tailhook Scandal. Don has appeared on A Current Affair, Unsolved Mysteries and The Montel Williams Show.

October 7, 2018, 6 p.m.
Charles A. Cannon: A Mind for Business, A Heart for People

Charles A Cannon, son of J.W. Cannon who built and started Cannon Mills in 1888, was a businessman, industrialist and one of the leading textile manufacturers of the 20th century. He had a vision that was unconventional and uncompromising. And, when he had fulfilled that vision, he left a legacy of giving that will continue far into the future.
 
In an effort to preserve an important part of history, a documentary was created about Charles A. Cannon. This documentary provides an in-depth look at an important piece of U.S. industrialist history.

February 10, 2019, 6 p.m.
Through the Potter's Eyes
Ben Owen III

Ben Owen III is an American studio potter from Seagrove, North Carolina. Born into a traditional pottery family, he was first introduced to clay at eight years old by his grandfather. Ben’s natural talent and unusual level of interest led to an apprenticeship at age 13, with his grandfather and his father.
 
Works created by Owen are included in numerous museum collections including the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC, The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Art in Alfred, New York, and The Mint Museum of Craft and Design in Charlotte, North Carolina.

April 7, 2019, 6 p.m.
A ‘Sentimental Journey’ Through Jazz Music
Featuring Joe Judge and the Rowan Big Band All Stars

Come take a “Sentimental Journey” through music of the Swing Era featuring Vocalist Joe Judge, Pfeiffer University Director of Choral and Vocal Music, and the Rowan Big Band All Stars, 18 piece community big band. This program promises to be a swinging good time with jazz standards from the 1940’s, 50’s, and 60’s performed by an authentic big band in the tradition of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington, coupled with the smooth baritone vocals of our own Joe Judge.

 

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