Arts Calendar

The Arts at CSU

September | October 2017


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

September

Sunday, September 10 at 6:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
Shakespeare in Love*
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.

Monday, September 25 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Jazz Combos
John Perrine, Joseph Miller and Alfredo Guerrieri, directors

Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Jazz Ensemble
John Perrine, director

Friday, September 29 at 7:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Parker Hannifin, Room 104
Lighthouse Reading Series
The CSU Poetry Center presents a reading from Hayan Charara & Abraham Smith.

Friday, September 29 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
No Exit - New Music Ensemble
Concert of Avant Garde Music
World Premier Music by Matthew Ivic, Nasim Khorassani and Michael Rene Torres and featuring works by Alex Brusentsev and Eric Mandat
noexitnewmusic.com

October

Thursday, October 5 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble and CSU Alumni Band
Birch Browning and Howard Meeker, conductors

Friday, October 6 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
GroundWorks DanceTheater*
Directed by David Shimotakahara
Prices vary. For more information on tickets, please visit groundworksdance.org.

Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 pm
Off Campus, Westlake Performing Arts Center
Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Cleveland Philharmonic, CSU Chorus and Chorale, Cleveland Pops Chorus, True North Chorale*
Victor Liva, conductor
For ticket information, please visit clevephil.org.

Wednesday, October 25 at 12:00 noon
Off Campus, Trinity Cathedral
Cleveland State University Chorale at Trinity Cathedral – Brownbag Concert
Brian Bailey, conductor
For more information, please visit trinitycleveland.org/music/brownbag-concerts/.

Thursday, October 26 –Sunday, November 5
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
Company*
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Directed by Russ Borski

Friday, October 27 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
Dinner and a Show*
Company

Dinner is at Elements Bistro on Euclid (from 4:30 pm). Company is at the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square (show time 7:30 pm).
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Sunday, October 29 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music & Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
A Bernstein Birthday Bash!

Celebrate Bernstein’s 100th birthday with songs from West Side Story, his intimate Anniversaries and more!

For information on tickets and locations, click here.

Galleries at CSU

Friday, September 1 – Saturday, October 14

CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Friday, September 1 at 4:00 pm
Gallery Conversation with Exhibiting Artists
Friday, September 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception

Wednesday, October 4 at 6:00 pm
Homecoming: Gallery Conversation with Exhibiting Artists

North Gallery: The Beauty of Losing and Forgetting
Performative objects and installations by Jim Leach

Center Gallery: Harmonic Cycles: Frescoes and Alter Stones
Abstract formalist sculptures by Jim LoParo

South Gallery: Push Right Back
Textural sculptural combinations by Elizabeth Emery

Media Room: Final Boss
Video by Elena Harvey
Drawing on the experience of mothering, the gender fluidity of video game avatars, and open-world games like Minecraft to explore the role of technology in structuring children’s identity.

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

North Gallery: Dark Pronoun
Paintings by Mark Keffer

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.*