Friday, January 13 – Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds 7:30 p.m. Black Box

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Erin Zindle is the songwriter, fiddler, and leader of the nationally-touring folk-rock band Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds. With a genre-bending hybrid of indie-pop melodies, global-infused beats, rock guitar riffs, conscious lyrics and virtuosic fiddling, Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds deliver something that’s hard to define. Their music is equally danceable, intelligent, and vulnerable – […]

Dogwood Theater Workshop for Youth!

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dogwood Presents: Theater Workshops for Youth! Character Foundation: Disney:  Answering questions like "Who am I?" "Where am I?" and "Where am I going?" allows actors to get to know a character well. With the help of using well-known Disney movie characters, youth will address these, and other questions, to understand where they have come from […]

January 16 – January Series of Calvin University – Dr. Gregory Thompson – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dr. Gregory Thompson TO STICK WITH LOVE: KING’S VISION FOR TODAY’S MOVEMENT Underwritten by: Mary & Larry Gerbens, Liza & Nedd Khan, and Miller Johnson Gregory Thompson is a pastor, scholar, writer, producer, and amateur cook whose work focuses on racial healing in America. He currently serves as the executive director of Voices Underground, an initiative to build a national […]

January 17 – January Series of Calvin University – Kaia Kater – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Kaia Kater SONG SELECTIONS Kaia Kater is a Grenadian-Canadian singer-songwriter and tradition bearer. Her musical career began as a search to discover the roots of her identity and became a physical and emotional exploration of history, which ultimately led her to bold new heights of imagination and creative expression. She released her first EP, Old Soul, […]

January 18 – January Series of Calvin University – Dr. Noah Toly – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dr. Noah Toly LEARNING TOGETHER, LIVING TOGETHER: WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS FROM CHRISTIAN LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION Noah J. Toly, PhD, is the ninth chief academic officer at Calvin University. A '99 graduate of Wheaton College with a bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies and Spanish, Toly earned a master of arts degree in theology […]

January 19 – January Series of Calvin University – Kerri Arsenault – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Kerri Arsenault FAMILY AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACIES In Partnership with: Calvin Center for Faith & Writing Kerri Arsenault is the co-founder of The Environmental Storytelling Studio at Brown University (TESS), contributing editor at Orion Magazine, book critic, and author. She is passionate about the lives of ordinary people and their intersection with waste, pollutants, and toxicities. And she […]

January 20 – January Series of Calvin University – Dr. Moo Cooper – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dr. Moo Cooper DIVERSITY IN STEAM FROM A REAL LIFE GUARDIAN OF THE GALAXY Underwritten by: GMB Architects + Engineering Moogega “Moo” Cooper is a real-life “Guardian of the Galaxy.” As the planetary protection lead of the famed NASA 2020 Mars mission, she’s responsible for keeping the red planet safe from any of Earth’s contaminants. […]

January 23 – January Series of Calvin University – Ken Jennings – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Ken Jennings AND THE ANSWER IS: WHY IS IT BETTER TO BE A GENERALIST? Underwritten by: The Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation Ken Jennings is known for his trivia prowess after setting (and continuing to hold) the record for the longest winning streak on Jeopardy! In 2004, he successfully auditioned for a spot on the show and […]

January 24 – January Series of Calvin University – Peter Wehner – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Peter Wehner HOW CHRISTIANITY CAN BE A HEALING FORCE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY Underwritten by: Holland Home & the Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity & Politics Peter Wehner is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, contributing editor for The Atlantic, and an in-residence senior fellow for Trinity Forum. He has written for numerous other publications and appeared […]

January 25 – January Series of Calvin University – Dr. Esau McCaulley – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dr. Esau McCaulley WHAT IS AFRICAN AMERICAN BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION AND WHY DOES THE WHOLE CHURCH NEED IT Underwritten by: The Stob Lecture Series Esau McCaulley is an associate professor of the New Testament at Wheaton College and theologian in residence at Progressive Baptist Church, a historically black congregation in Chicago. He is a contributing opinion writer […]

January 26 – January Series of Calvin University – Efosa Ojomo – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Efosa Ojomo THE PROSPERITY PARADOX AND THE POWER OF MARKET-CREATING INNOVATION Underwritten by: Howard Miller Company and Calvin Center for Innovation in Business Efosa Ojomo is the director of the Global Prosperity Research Group at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, an innovation-focused think tank based in Boston. He focuses his research and writing on […]

January 27 – January Series of Calvin University – Dr. Kate Bowler – 12:30 p.m.

Dogwood Center for Performing Arts 4734 S. Campus Court, Fremont, MI

Dr. Kate Bowler LIFE AFTER PERFECT Underwritten by: The Center for Excellence in Preaching Kate Bowler is a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, professor at Duke University, and incurable optimist. She studies the cultural stories we tell ourselves about success, suffering, and whether (or not) we’re capable of change. At 35, she was unexpectedly diagnosed […]