Arts Calendar

The Arts at CSU

November | December 2017


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

November

Wednesday, November 29 at 6:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Saxophone Quartet
Tom Lempner, director

Thursday, November 30 at 11:30 am
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

christmasstory_webThursday, November 30 at 7:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
A Christmas Story*
A one-night-only Cleveland State University and Cleveland Play House benefit show with ½ off the regular ticket price! All proceeds from the ticket sales go toward scholarships for our students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

December

Saturday, December 2 at 4:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
University Chorus and CSU Chorale
Brian Bailey, conductor

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Off Campus, The Bop Stop
CSU Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble*
John Perrine, Joseph Miller and Alfredo Guerrieri, directors
For ticket information, please visit themusicsettlement.org/event-rentals/.

Saturday, December 9 from 7:00 – 9:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, Main Classroom Auditorium
Kuumba Arts Festival 2017
A CLE Celebrity Celebration
Featuring Sharon McPherson Foxx, Dorris Davis, and Andrea Coleman with special tributes to Ruby Dee, Dorothy Dandridge, and Halle Berry; Antoine Robinson and Amaan Dixon with a dramatic presentation acknowledging Antwone Fisher; SweetEven commemorating the history of the O’Jays; Robert Coleman honoring Gerald LeVert; Black Studies Major Erica Young and Mariama Whyte with tributes to Tracy Chapman; and the presentation of the Silver B Award to Kevin “Chill” Heard with a special presentation by Maliphresh.  Special tributes will also celebrate Steve Harvey, Kim Whitley, Arsenio Hall, and others.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Keyboard Area and Friends
Piano Ensemble Concert - Holiday Extravaganza

Galleries at CSU

Friday, October 27 – Saturday, December 9

CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Friday, October 27 at 4:00 pm
Gallery Conversation with Exhibiting Artists
Friday, October 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception

Friday, October 27 at 4:00 pm
Gallery Conversation with Exhibiting Artists
Friday, October 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception

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North Gallery: Dark Pronoun
Paintings by Mark Keffer

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Center Gallery: Candyland
Paintings by Dana Oldfather

South Gallery: The Trees of Kinsman
Paintings by Tony Watkins Curated by Elmer Buford

Media room: 3.9644E+7 CM3 of Volumetric Projections
Sound and image installation by Markus Vogl and Margarita Benitez


For information on tickets and locations, click here.


Events are subject to change without notice;
please read above for the most up-to-date information.

*There is a cost to these events.*