Arts Calendar

January | February | March 2016

The Arts at CSU


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

For information on tickets and locations, click here.

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

January

Sunday, January 10 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel*
Chopin & Grieg: A Musical Friendship

A musical kinship between two composers featuring beautiful melodies & stirring patriotic works.

littleSunday, January 10 at 6:30 pm & Wednesday, January 13 at 7:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
Little Shop of Horrors*
For two nights only Cleveland State University and Cleveland Play House benefit shows with ½ off the regular ticket price! All proceeds from the ticket sales go towards scholarships for our students in the Department of Theatre and Dance. For ticket information, click here.

caecThursday, January 28 from 8:30 – 10:30 am
CSU Parker Hannifin Building, Rooms 104–105
CAEC Insightful Advice!*
Today’s Funding Priorities

This professional development session will highlight today’s funding needs, trends and priorities throughout Cleveland and surrounding communities as seen through the lens of area funders and funding institutions.
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/class/caec.

February

Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Undergraduate and Graduate Recital

Friday, February 12 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU
Lighthouse Reading Series
Readers: Morgan Parker and Emily Pettit.
Presented by the CSU Poetry Center.

Thursday, February 18 from 8:30 – 10:00 am
Off-Campus, Cleveland Institute of Art and Cinematheque
Meet Ingenuity, Inc. | Leading Chicago’s Ambitious Creative Schools Initiative
With Ingenuity’s Associate Director Sidney Sidwell — and a special showing of the film, “Art Connect,” from last year’s Cleveland International Film Festival.
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/class/caec.

Friday, February 19 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Annual Recital of the Undergraduate and Graduate Keyboard Students

lesThursday, February 25 – Sunday, March 6
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
Dangerous Liaisons (Les Liaisons Dangereuses)*
Directed by Russ Borski
Written by Christopher Hampton
For ticket information, click here.

Monday, February 29 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Jazz Combos
John Perrine, director
CSU Jazz Ensemble
Joe Miller and Jason Smith, directors

March

lunaWednesday, March 2 at 7:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
Luna Gale*
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 towards scholarships for our students in
the Department of Theatre and Dance. For ticket information, click here.

Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble
Birch Browning, conductor

Friday, March 4 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
University Chorus and CSU Chorale
Brian Bailey, conductor

Friday, March 25 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU
Lighthouse Reading Series
Readers: Kiki Petrosino and James Shea.
Presented by the CSU Poetry Center.

danceFriday, March 25 at 7:30 pm & Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
CSU Spring Dance Concert*
Lynn Deering, director
For ticket information, click here.

Galleries at CSU

Saturday, January 16
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North Gallery: Les Delices
The winter exhibition season begins with a performance by Chamber Orchestra.

Thursday, January 21 – Saturday, February 27
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Thursday, January 21
4:00 pm: Gallery Conversations with Lane Cooper
4:30 pm: Gallery Conversations with Richard Klein
5:00 – 8:00 pm: Opening reception

beautyNorth and Center Gallery: I Came So Far For Beauty
An exhibition exploring the presence and function of beauty in contemporary art, with Julie Langsam, Katie Richards, Michael Meier, Tony Ingrisano, Nikki Woods, Karl Anderson, Dan Tranberg, Sarah Kabot, Gianna Commito, Barry Underwood, Lauren Yaeger, Mimi Kato, Erin Duhigg, Zak Smoker, Charles Tucker, Christian Mickovic, Omid Tavakoli, Dan Roth, Scott Stibich, Justin Woody, Clotilde Jimenez; curated by Lane Cooper, Artist, Associate Professor and Chair of Painting at the Cleveland Institute of Art with co-curator Karl Anderson.

kleinSouth Gallery and Media Room: Cleveland State University Celebrates 150 Years of Euclid Avenue’s Greatness
A historical narrative about the history of Cleveland’s ‘Champs-Élysées’ with artifacts, maps, and photographs. Curated by Richard Klein, PhD, Lecturer and Program Research Coordinator at CSU, with help from the Cleveland Public Library, Special Collections at the Michael Schwartz Library, the Kent State University Museum, and the CSU Archives.
 

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

 

*There is a cost to these events.*