Arts Calendar

Spring 2017

The Arts at CSU

January | February | March


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

January

Sunday, January 15 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
A French Musical Feast

Gorgeous music to delight the ears and touch the heart. Music of Debussy, Ravel, Fauré and Satie.

Sunday, January 22 at 6:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery*
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.

February

Monday, February 6 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
No Exit – New Music Ensemble

Wednesday, February 15 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Undergraduate and Graduate Composition Studio Recital

Saturday, February 18 at 4:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Annual Keyboard Area Recital
Angelin Chang, coordinator of Keyboard Area and Chamber Music

Wednesday, February 22 at 12:00 noon
Off-Campus, Trinity Cathedral
Annual CSU Keyboard Area Recital
Brownbag Concert

Angelin Chang, coordinator of Keyboard Area and Chamber Music
For more information, please visit trinitycleveland.org/music/brownbag-concerts/.

Friday, February 24 at 7:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Lighthouse Reading Series
The CSU Poetry Center presents a reading from Jane Lewty and Janice Lowe.

Friday, February 24 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Jazz Ensemble Concert
John Perrine, director

Monday, February 27 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Dr. John A. Flower Faculty Concert Series
CSU Music Faculty
Concert broadcast on WCLV at a later date.

March

Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Jazz Combos Concert
Joseph Miller, Alfredo Guerrieri and John Perrine, directors

Thursday, March 2 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble
Birch Browning, conductor
Special Guests – West Geauga Wind Ensemble
Jason Branch, conductor

Thursday, March 2 – Sunday, March 12
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
Romeo and Juliet*
The Bard’s romantic tragedy tells the heart-wrenching tale of two star-crossed lovers who fall in love, despite the ancient feud between their Montague and Capulet families. Written by William Shakespeare, directed by Dr. Michael Mauldin.

Friday, March 3 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
Dinner and a Show*
Romeo and Juliet

Dinner is at ELEMENTS BISTRO on Euclid (from 4:30 pm).
Romeo and Juliet is at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square (show time 7:30 pm).
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Friday, March 3 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor

Monday, March 6 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
University Chorus and CSU Chorale
Brian Bailey, conductor

Friday, March 10 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
Dinner and a Show*
Romeo and Juliet

Dinner is at ELEMENTS BISTRO on Euclid (from 4:30 pm).
Romeo and Juliet is at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square (show time 7:30 pm).
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
The Golden Age of the Piano

Great hits from yesteryear that remain beloved masterpieces today.  Music of Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Schumann.

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre
CSU Spring Dance Concert 2017*
Featuring CSU Dance Company, faculty, staff, musicians and guest artists, this repertory concert, directed by Lynn Deering, includes an eclectic evening of contemporary and traditional choreography.

For information on tickets and locations, click here.

Galleries at CSU

Friday, January 20 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

Gallery Conversation with the artists at 4:00 pm
Opening Reception from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Dance Performance at 6:00 pm
North Gallery: Illuminations of Identity Dance artists Kathy Diehl, in collaboration with Jenna Hanlon and Lisa Yanofsky, with musical artist, Mike McNamara.

Friday, January 20 – Saturday, February 25
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North Gallery: Riparazioni
An installation of eleven embroidered dresses and other works by Anne Kmieck.

Center Gallery: Ghosts And Strangers
Dyed Tencel weavings by Miriam Norris Omura.

South Gallery: From There To Here
Encaustic geometric abstractions by Susan Squires.
Media room: Paper Shadows A film by independent Cleveland filmmaker Robert Banks.

Friday, March 10 – Saturday, April 15
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North and Center Galleries: The Curious Case of Color
An exhibition exploring color as a primary perceptual phenomenon with works by Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas and Julian Stanczak.

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.*