• tatumThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Beverly Daniel Tatum

    WHY ARE ALL THE BLACK KIDS STILL SITTING TOGETHER IN THE CAFETERIA? AND OTHER CONVERSATIONS ON RACE

    Monday, January 15

    Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum is a psychologist, administrator, and educator who has conducted research and written books on the topic of race, focusing specifically on race in education, racial identity development in teenagers, and assimilation of black families and youth in white neighborhoods. Tatum served from 2002 to 2015 as the ninth president of Spelman College, the oldest historically black women’s college in the United States.  Tatum’s important book Why Do All the Black Kids Sit Together in the Cafeteria is being re-released for its 20th anniversary this fall.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • booThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Katherine Boo

    BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE, DEATH, AND HOPE IN A MUMBAI UNDERCITY

    Tuesday, January 16

    Katherine Boo is a staff writer at The New Yorker and Pulitzer Prize winner for her reporting from disadvantaged communities in the United States and abroad. She has spent the last decade between the United States and India where she wrote her first book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. Boo gives a voice to those without one, telling the stories of the poor and disadvantaged on the pages of our most esteemed publications.  Note: Due to contractual restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • olusola1The Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Kevin Olusola

    KEVIN OLUSOLA IN CONCERT & CONVERSATION

    Wednesday, January 17

    When it comes to breaking boundaries in the world of music, Kevin “K.O.” Olusola is no stranger.  He has re-imagined the cello, mashing together cello and the urban art of beatboxing into a new musical genre called cello-boxing.  It’s the sound of the concert hall meeting the street.  Kevin is best known as the beat boxing member of the Grammy-winning vocal quintet Pentatonix and together they’ve released 5 albums, each landing in the top 15 of Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart. Kevin has shared the stage with David Crowder, Gungor, and Quincy Jones and in 2015 he released his first solo album, The Renegade EP. A repeat performance & conversation with Kevin Olusola will take place on Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm in the Covenant Fine Arts Center. No tickets required. Due to contractual restrictions, these presentations will not be recorded or archived.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • mccarterThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Jeremy McCarter

    HAMILTON, HOPE AND CHANGE

    Thursday, January 18

    Jeremy McCarter is a writer, director, and producer.  He is the co-author of Hamilton: the Revolution with Lin-Manuel Miranda and will share the story of the Broadway show Hamilton’s journey from concept to cultural phenomenon as witnessed by someone who has been in all of the rooms where it happened – even the White House.  McCarter spent five years on the artistic staff of the Public Theater in New York, where he created and ran the Public Forum series of performances and conversations.  It brought together America’s leading actors, activists, writers, scholars, musicians, and community leaders to explore the intersection of arts and society. Note: Due to contractual restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • edelmanThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    R. David Edelman

    CYBERSECURITY & GEOPOLITICS

    Friday, January 19

    R. David Edelman is the director of the Project on Technology, Economy, & National Security, an interdisciplinary team of researchers, students, and policymakers assigned to address the challenges created by technological disruption at MIT. As the former technology advisor to the president during the Obama Administration, Edelman spent a decade as one of the government’s foremost voices on how technology is changing our economy, national security, and daily lives.  He has been named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” leaders in Law & Policy and chosen as a “30 Under 30 All-Star Alumni” for his ongoing contributions to national policy. Note: Due to contractual restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • palauThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    Kevin Palau

    UNLIKELY: EXPLORING PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CHURCHES AND CITIES

    Monday, January 22

    Kevin Palau, son of international evangelist Luis Palau, joined the family business in 1985 and began directing the day-to-day operation of the ministry in the late 1990s. Under his leadership, the Luis Palau Association has produced some of the largest Christian events ever staged, created a worldwide network of hundreds of partner evangelists, and developed new models for citywide outreach that integrate major community service initiatives with open-air evangelistic gatherings.  Kevin is also the founding editor of GospelMovements.org, a place for leaders to connect and share ideas on how to transform their cities by meeting needs and sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • swintonThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2018 January Series.

    John Swinton

    STILL WATERS RUN DEEP: REIMAGINING DEMENTIA AND HUMANNESS

    Tuesday, January 23

    John Swinton is a Scottish theologian and former psychiatric nurse. He is professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He is also founder of the university’s Centre for Spirituality, Health and Disability.  John is a major figure in the development of disability theology. In 2016, he was awarded the Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing for his book Dementia: Living in the Memories of God.  In 2017, his most recent book Becoming Friends of Time: Time, Disability and the Art of Gentle Discipleship won the award of merit for theology and ethics in the Christianity Today book awards.

    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.

  • sweet-water-warblers-2Formed at the Hoxeyville Music Festival in 2014, the Sweet Water Warblers have gone on to attract serious admiration wherever they appear. Michigan songbirds, Rachael Davis, Lindsay Lou and May Erlewine had each carved out successful careers on the American Roots Music circuit and in the process grew to respect each other’s work. When they finally gelled into the potent force they have become, it was the most natural coming together – three singing sirens and multi-instrumentalists whose repertoire swings from gospel and bluegrass to soul and even joyful interpretations of pop.

    Click here to purchase tickets. Tickets $15. Black Box. General admission seating. 7:30 p.m. Tables can be reserved with the purchase of eight tickets. Call the Dogwood to reserve yours at 231-924-8885!

    Dogwood Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and two hours prior to an event. For more information please contact Dogwood Box Office at 231.924.8885. You may also purchase tickets from the Dogwood Center Facebook page!

    Tickets may also be purchased at the NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information please contact NCCA-Artsplace at 231.924.4022.

  • irish-dance-and-bandThrough favorite Irish melodies, traditional steps and Celtic instrumentals, Dublin Irish Dance’s production of “Stepping Out” tells a story of the Irish Immigration to America after the Great Famine of the mid-1800’s. Greeted by diverse cultures and rich traditions from around the globe, the new Irish emigrants congregate in dance gatherings where ancient Irish melodies fuse with African rhythms, creating American tap dance and early roots music. “Stepping Out” celebrates the incredible evolution of Irish traditional dance and music, showcasing the new pioneers who will define the standard of Traditional Irish music and dance.

    Click here to purchase tickets. Tickets $25.00 Adults, $10 Children 18 and under. Main Stage. Reserved seating. 7:30 p.m.

    Dogwood Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and two hours prior to an event. For more information please contact Dogwood Box Office at 231.924.8885. You may also purchase tickets from the Dogwood Center Facebook page!

    Tickets may also be purchased at the NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information please contact NCCA-Artsplace at 231.924.4022.

  • parlor-guitar-by-don-benson2NCCA-Artsplace and Dogwood present the West Michigan Luthier Concert, this annual event is back at the Dogwood on February 10! The ultimate combination of music and visual arts happens at the West Michigan Luthier Concert! Come out and enjoy live performances by West Michigan musicians performing on hand-made instruments from regional luthiers.

    To complement the concert, an exhibit of photographs of handmade instruments made by these local luthiers is on display in the Dogwood Gallery from January 23 through March 3.  The photographs include ukuleles, mandolins, violins and acoustic guitars.

    Click here to purchase your tickets! Tickets $12.50. Black Box. General admission seating. 7:30 p.m. Tables can be reserved with the purchase of eight tickets. Call the Dogwood to reserve yours at 231-924-8885!

    Dogwood Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and two hours prior to an event. For more information please contact Dogwood Box Office at 231.924.8885. You may also purchase tickets from the Dogwood Center Facebook page!

    Tickets may also be purchased at the NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information please contact NCCA-Artsplace at 231.924.4022.