News release
Public Information Office   SLU 10880   Hammond, LA 70402  phone: 985-549-2341   fax: 985-549-2061

Contact: Christina Chapple
Date: 10/7/02
NOTE: Fanfare 2002 pictures have been sent to you on CD. If you have not received the CD, contact SLU Public Information, 985-549-2341. Week Three photos are also available online at


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Southeastern English professor Wade Heaton, left, who has gained the nickname “Togaman” through the popularity of his presentation on the history and social significance of the Roman toga, has added the garb of Roman women and soldiers to his popular lecture. The lecture is scheduled for 1 p.m., Oct. 16, in Pottle Music Building Auditorium during Southeastern Louisiana University’s Fanfare arts festival.

Timothy Muffitt, music director and conductor of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, will be the guest conductor for the 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Southeastern Louisiana University Fanfare concert of the acclaimed Southeastern Louisiana University Wind Ensemble. The concert is scheduled for the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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North Carolina Dance Theatre will present “A Streetcar Named Desire,” choreography by Mark Diamond, at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 15, at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts during Southeastern Louisiana University’s Fanfare celebration. Pictured are company members Amy Price-Robinson and Shell Bauman. Photo by Jeff Cravotta

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Fanfare will host the Centenary College Choir as a guest of  Fanfare’s Music for a Sunday Afternoon concert series. The choir’s free concert is scheduled for 3 p.m., Oct. 13, at the First United Methodist Church in Hammond.

The Southeastern Wind Symphony, comprised of the finest woodwind, brass and percussion students at Southeastern Louisiana University, will be featured in concert at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19, at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts during Fanfare. The symphony is directed by Glen Hemberger.

The Jordanaires, the legendary singing group that recorded with Elvis Presley, will be on stage at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Oct. 17. Also featured in the Southeastern Louisiana University Fanfare concert will be Brandon Bennett, an award-winning Elvis impersonator from Ponchatoula.

“Wild Kingdom,” a new independent film from Alan Marsh and Martie Fellom, will premiere during Fanfare, Southeastern Louisiana University’s October arts festival. The free film will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16, at Vonnie Borden Theatre. Shown are cast members Chris Guagliardo (“John Wilson”) and Mick Hawkins (“Alfred Ross”).

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