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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for December 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2015) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for December 2015.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

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Sept. 21, 2015 - Jan. 13, 2016
Masterworks from the UCF Flying Horse Press
Curated by Theo Lotz, director of the Press, this special exhibition showcases a selection of some of the exceptional works on paper created by invited contemporary artists at one of America's preeminent art presses. Over 20 years old, Flying Horse Editions is located in UCF's Center for Emerging Media in downtown Orlando. Internationally renowned artists work with professional fine art printers to push the boundaries of their work while offering unique opportunities for UCF students to participate in this creative process. This exhibit will be closed during college-observed holidays, Nov. 26-29 and Dec. 19, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016. This exhibition is sponsored in part by the Gary R. Libby Charitable Trust.
Exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
DSC News-Journal Center, North Gallery
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
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Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Daytona State College Flute Choir
Directed by Paige Dashner Long, the Daytona State College Flute Choir will present light classical and holiday music performed by an ensemble of multiple flutes, including concert flute, alto flute, bass flute and contrabass flute.
DSC News-Journal Center, Grand Lobby
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
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Dec. 2 & 3, 7:30 p.m. - **TICKETS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (11/20/15)**
Our Musical Gift to the Community
Our entire department comes together to bring you this annual extravaganza featuring the Symphonic Band and Concert Choir, along with dance and theater students, in an evening of your favorite holiday music and many other surprises! Due to popular demand, the free tickets will be available for pick-up at the News-Journal Center starting Wednesday, November 11, at 11:30 a.m. Availability and quantity limits per person apply.
DSC News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
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Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Fall Dance Recital
We invite you to watch Daytona State College talented students as they perform works in modern dance, ballet and jazz style. The College Dance Theatre will perform their "works in progress" with the final presentation to
be performed in the annual spring recital, Dancescapes.
DSC News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
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Dec. 7, 8, 9 & 10, 6:30 p.m.
Yuletide Feast
Join the lords and ladies of the Royal Court for an evening of feasting, singing and merriment as Daytona State college celebrates the holiday season. The singing, dancing and dialogue are accompanied by the Halifax Consort's Early Music Ensemble and the Daytona State College Brass Ensemble while patrons dine on a scrumptious feast. Always a sellout! Tickets go on sale for this event at the DSC News-Journal Center on Wednesday, September 16, at 11:30am. Tickets are $40 per person.
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Performance Theater
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
Tickets are available at the college's News-Journal Center Box Office at 221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. Box Office Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; (386) 226-1927; online ticketing available at

Dec. 14, 3-6 p.m.
Auditions: Smokey Joe's Café
The theatre will shake, rattle and roll in celebration of the golden age of rock and roll with the longest running musical revue in Broadway history. Boasting some of the biggest hits from the 50s and 60s, including Fools Fall in Love, Poison Ivy, On Broadway, Yakety Yak, I'm a Woman, Stand by Me and Love Potion #9 this electrifying music by Leiber and Stoller lit up Manhattan's Great White Way for five years!
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Performance Hall (bldg. 230), Choir Room
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, call (386) 226-1903 or email

Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. **CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** (12/7/15)
Music Production Rocks!
This performance comes as the culmination of a semester-long course in the contemporary performance aspects of modern rock, pop, blues and country music. The groups will perform a variety of selections that are representative of successful touring bands.
DSC News-Journal Center, Davidson Theater
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Group rates are available when purchasing 10 or more tickets for any performance (some restrictions apply). For additional information, contact the DSC News-Journal Center Box Office, (386) 226-1927.

The performing arts programs at Daytona State prepare students for futures in music, drama and dance, while also providing entertainment opportunities for the community through a variety of events produced each semester. Proceeds from tickets are used to support the Performing Arts Scholarship program at Daytona State.

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MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor's degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 30,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, most recently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2016, for the fourth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And in 2015, U.S. News & World Report added DSC to its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, ranked at No. 2 in the nation.

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