In the first program, host Dr. Charles Cotrell, acting president of St. Mary's University, introduces presenter Bryce Milligan, director of the literature program at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Mr. Milligan outlines the life and accomplishments and presents the recipient of the Art of Peace Award, Mr. John Phillip Santos, noted author and documentary film producer. Mr. Santos reads selections from his National Book Award-nominated autobiographical work, Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation
[3d Floor, Call Number F394.S2119 M5175 1999] shows excerpts of his films, "Hunger for God, Hunger for Bread," and "Late City," and discusses how these works, as well as other life experiences, shaped and were shaped by a greater life work of pursuing meaning in personal, familial, spiritual, and humanitarian spheres.
In the second program, St. Mary’s University Concert Band performs under the direction of student conductor Jenni Willis-Opalenik, and then with conductor Gary Rosenblatt, and with piano accompaniment by Professor John P. Moore. The pieces performed are: Terig Tucci's "Lola Flores" (arranged by John Krance); Percy Grainger's "Colonial Song"; Mark Camphouse's "A Movement for Rosa"; and Vittorio Giannini's Symphony No. 3, Movement 1." (95 minutes)