Arts Calendar

April | May | Summer 2015

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

March

Monday, March 30 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Alarm Will Sound

Sponsored by Cleveland Contemporary Players

April

Friday, April 3 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Main Classroom, Room 137
Speak Up Poetry Event

Saturday, April 4 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Main Classroom, Room 136

Hip Hop Workshop 

Monday, April 13 – Saturday, April 18
CSU Main Campus

Black Aspirations Celebration Week 

Monday, April 13 at 8:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Low Brass Studio Recital

Thursday, April 16 – Sunday, April 26
CSU Arts Campus, The Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
Tale of a West Texas Marsupial Girl*
There is a cost to this event. For ticket infomation click here.

Friday, April 17 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium

CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
Charles Carleton, guest conductor
Spencer Myer, pianist

**Date Change**
Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 pm

Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Opera Workshop
Elizabeth Unis Chesko, director
No longer Sunday, April 19 at 7:30 pm

Monday, April 20 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall

No Exit
Cleveland’s contemporary music ensemble under the direction of Timothy Beyer.

Wednesday, April 22 from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, Student Center, Room 313
Leadership—Liberating Your Potential
Guest Present, Ronnie Brooks
Presented by Cleveland Arts Education Consortium; click here to RSVP.

Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 pm
Music and Communication Buliding, Drinko Recital Hall

A Reading from Author George Saunders
Saunders is the New York Times bestselling author of several collections of short stories as well as a collection of essays and a book for children. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 pm
Off-Campus, St. Peter Catholic Church

University Chorus and CSU Chorale

Brian Bailey, conductor

Friday, April 24 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

Thursday, April 30 at 8:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Jazz Ensemble
John Perrine, director
CSU Student Jazz Combos
Joe Miller, Bill Ransom and Jason Smith, directors

 

May

Friday, May 1 at 7:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU
Lesle Lewis & Lizzie Harris
Hosted by the CSU Poetry Center.

Friday, May 1 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Main Classroom, Room 137

Speak Up Poetry Event

Saturday, May 2 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Main Classroom, Room 136 

Hip Hop Workshop

Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel

Popular Piano Classics*

Well-loved, familiar piano masterpieces that never lose their appeal or go out of style! Chopin’s Grand Polonaise in E Flat, Gershwin’s bluesy Prelude, Rachmaninoff’s gorgeous and imaginative 18th Variation on Paganini’s famous melody, Debussey’s Clair de lune and much more. 
There is a cost to this event. For ticket infomation click here.

Friday, May 8 at 7:00 pm
Off-Campus, Atlas Lakeshore Cinemas

VikingFest Film Festival
VikingFest shows the best films made in our advanced filmmaking class.

Saturday, May 16 at 2:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium

Harp Studio of Jody Guinn

Jody Guinn, instructor of harp at CSU

Summer

Saturday, June 6 – Sunday, June 14
Music and Communication Building
2015 Cleveland Trombone Seminar*
Shachar Israel, director

For more information, please visit clevelandtromboneseminar.org. There is a cost to this event.

Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 24
CSU Arts Campus, 5th Floor Dance Studios
CSU Summer Dance Workshop*
Lynn Deering, director

For more information, please visit www.csuohio.edu/dance or contact Lynn Deering at l.deering@csuohio.edu or 216-687-4883. There is a cost to this event.
 

Galleries at CSU

Thursday, March 26 – Saturday, May 2
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 26 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

North Gallery: Merit Scholar Exhibition Works by recipients of the Art Department’s 2014/2015 Merit Scholarships.

South and Center Galleries: The 44th Student Show A juried exhibition with awards and prizes organized by Student Organization for the Fine Arts.

Saturday, May 9 & Sunday, May 10
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Special Viewing Hours: Saturday, May 9 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
and Sunday, May 10 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm

South Gallery: The Art of Autism: Exploring Self–Expression An exhibition presented in conjunction with the INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN‘S THEATER FESTIVAL, is a sensory-friendly exhibition produced in collaboration with Playhouse Square, coordinated by Daniel Hahn.

Thursday, May 14 – Saturday, June 20
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 14 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

North Gallery: Phyllis Seltzer: The Italian Works Paintings by celebrated Cleveland artist Phyllis Seltzer who is primarily known for her iconic paintings of Cleveland. However, as a half-time resident of Venice, Italy, her lesser known and never-before-seen in Cleveland Italian Works will be the focus of this exhibition.

Center Gallery: Travis Kinchy: From the Shadows into Light Highly expressive, somber, and melancholy sculptures in clay and bronze, dealing with universal and mythological themes of the human condition.

South Gallery: Ability @ Work An exhibition of works in a variety of mediums created by artists with developmental challenges. Presented in collaboration with HeARTworks and the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities.