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This year’s holiday concert by In Mulieribus explores music inspired by the Great O Antiphons of Advent, a series of seven ancient antiphons designated for Vespers during the last seven days before Christmas. The concert will feature these ancient antiphons and thematically related compositions by Hildegard, Lassus, Josquin, Taverner, Hassler, Handl and the contemporary Norwegian composer, Wolfgang Plagge.
In Mulieribus is a seven-member female vocal ensemble dedicated to the promotion and enrichment of community through the art of music with a focus on works written primarily before 1750.
The concert will be held this Sunday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m., Proto-Cathedral of St James, 218 W 12th St. in Vancouver. Tickets are $25 for premium seating; $20 for general admission; $15 for students and seniors, available at www.boxofficetickets.com and at the door.
NE 192nd Ave. will be closed to traffic directly north and south of its intersection with NE Ninth St. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, for installation of a water line. This is a City of Vancouver Public Works project to increase fire suppression flows. During the closure, traffic will be directed to follow a detour route using NE 18th St., NE 172nd Ave. and SE First St. Message boards have been placed on north and south of the project area to provide drivers with advance notice of the coming closure.
This Friday, Dec. 19, Union High School in Camas will celebrate winning the national Celebrate My Drive competition. The nationwide contest was held during Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct 15 – 24). During that time 3,283 high schools competed to earn safe driving commitments among their peers, families and community. Union High was one of the top commitment earners and will receive a $25,000 grant for their hard work. The community is invited to the campus for a Spirit Walk at 1:15 p.m. Students that organized the program will parade around campus announcing the victory to the school. Union High School is located at 6201 NW Friberg St. Check in at the office and meet at the 500 building.
Leadership Clark County (LCC) will hold a free information session Tuesday, Jan. 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Educational Services District 112, 2500 NE 65th Ave., Vancouver. The session is an opportunity for candidates to learn more about the program, ask questions and hear from alumni about their experiences. There is no cost to attend. RSVP by January 9 to email@example.com or 360-567-1085.
LCC is accepting early applications for candidates interested in joining the Class of 2016. Candidates submitting applications prior to February 14 will receive a $50 discount off the $100 application fee and priority consideration for acceptance into the program. Regular enrollment closes April 30, 2015.
Leadership Clark County is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic leadership development program. The nine-month program runs September through May and is offered annually to individuals from Clark County’s private, nonprofit and public sectors. LCC alumni serve in more than 100 organizations, using their leadership and volunteer skills to make a difference in our community. For more information, visit www.leadershipclarkcounty.com.