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Nov. 13: Carnegie Mellon Hosts Madrigal Dinner, Dec. 1


Abby Houck                       

Carnegie Mellon Hosts
Madrigal Dinner, Dec. 1

PITTSBURGH — Members of the community are invited to attend Carnegie Mellon University's Madrigal Dinner at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1, in Rangos Ballroom, University Center.

The event is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon's School of Music, Student Senate, Student Affairs and Activities Board Special Events. The Carnegie Mellon Madrigal Singers will perform under the direction of Robert Page, the Paul Mellon University Professor of Music and director of choral studies. Other entertainment will include a professional juggler, stilt-walker, mime and harpsichord player. A Carnegie Mellon faculty member also will perform a magic act.

The bill of fare includes wassail, mixed salad greens, braided loaves, braised beef, fingerling potatoes, seasoned vegetables, bread pudding, coffee and tea. A vegetarian option is available. The dinner will be preceded by a 6:30 p.m. reception on the second floor of the University Center.

Tickets are on sale at the University Center Information Desk. They are $12 for students, $10 for children age 10 and under, and $20 for adults. Students may use Meal Blocks and Dine-Xtra to purchase tickets.

Dinner guests are invited to dress in traditional Renaissance costumes, although they are not required.