Arts Calendar

The Arts at CSU

Spring 2019


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

March

Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
CSU Spring Dance Concert 2019
Featuring the CSU Dance Company, faculty, staff, musicians and guest artists, this repertory concert, under the direction of Lynn Deering, includes an eclectic evening of contemporary and traditional choreography.

Sunday, March 31 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
The Joyous Music of Beethoven

The boisterous Rage Over a Lost Penny, the exhilarating Polonaise, the intimate Bagatelles, the Theresa Sonata, and the Farewell Sonata.

April

Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 14
CSU Arts Campus, Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
Tree of Oedipus*
The English translation is by current CSU Theatre major Christina Katsaras and is directed by Michael Mauldin.

Friday, April 5 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Student Center, Room 313
3rd Social Justice Training Workshop
This workshop is co-sponsored by the Cleveland Arts Education Consortium and the National Guild for Community Arts Education.
For more information or to register, please visit csuohio.edu/class/caec.

Friday, April 5 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre
Dinner and a Show
Tree of Oedipus*

Dinner is at Elements Bistro on Euclid (4:30 pm). Tree of Oedipus is at the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre at Playhouse Square (7:30 pm).
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Saturday, April 6 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm
School of Film & Media Arts, Common Area
In Conversation: Jamie Babbit
In association with the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF43), the School of Film & Media Arts will host filmmaker and Shaker Heights native Jamie Babbit for a discussion of her many career accomplishments.

Sunday, April 7 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Cleveland Winds
Birch Browning, conductor

Wednesday, April 10 at 12:00 noon
Off-Campus, Trinity Cathedral
CSU Chorale
Trinity Cathedral – Brownbag Concert*

Brian Bailey, conductor
For more information, please visit musicandartattrinity.org.

Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 pm
CSU Poetry Center, Rhodes Tower, Room 415
NEOMFA Writers at Work
Hear from Caren Beilin about her experiences as a writer.

Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble and CSU Jazz Ensemble
Birch Browning and John Perrine, conductors

Friday, April 12 at 7:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU
Lighthouse Reading Series
The CSU Poetry Center presents a reading from Caren Beilin and Anna Maria Hong.

Monday, April 15 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
No Exit - New Music Ensemble*
For more information, please visit noexitnewmusic.com.

Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, Berkman Hall Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
Charles Carleton, guest conductor

Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
Notorious RBG in Song
Angelin Chang with special guests Patrice Michaels, James Ginsberg, and Lee Fisher.

Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 pm
Off-Campus, The Bop Stop
University CSU Jazz Combos
Alfredo Guerrieri and Joe Miller, directors
There is no fee but a $5 donation is suggested. To donate, please visit themusicsettlement.org.

Thursday, April 25 at 11:30 am
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra Thursday Series
Victor Liva, conductor

Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Opera Workshop
Jose Gotera, director

Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Music Faculty Lecture Recital
Robert Roche, director

May

Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
Annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day*
Cleveland State University Music Department and J.c. Sherman, Instructor of Tuba & Euphonium, hosts annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day. The event, celebrating International Tuba Day, will be a day of learning and celebration of all things tuba.
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/music.

Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
Fascinatin’ Rhythms!

Rags to Riches! Syncopated music of Gershwin, Joplin, Brahms, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Weber. Stirring marches, elegant waltzes, dashing polkas, and alluring tangos.

Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00 pm
Off Campus, Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque
School of Film & Media Arts Student Show & Reception
Frederic Lahey, director

Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm
Off-Campus, St. Peter Catholic Church
CSU Chorale and University Chorus
Brian Bailey, conductor

Galleries at CSU

Friday, March 8 – Saturday, April 13
CSU Arts Campus, The Galleries at CSU

North, Center and South Gallery: Neither East Nor West
New Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists.
Duan Jun and Qian Li, curators
Megan Lykins Reich, curatorial advisor

Video Gallery: International Video and Animation Exhibition
Qian Li, curator

Friday, May 3 – Saturday, June 8

North Gallery: Merit Scholar Exhibition
An exhibition of works created by recipients of the Department of Art and Design Merit Scholarship.

South and Center Galleries: 48th Student Show
A juried exhibition of works in all media by CSU students, organized by the Student Organization for Fine Arts (SOFA).

Tuesday, July 2 – Saturday, August 3

South and Center Galleries: Crooked River Contrasts
A conversation on the archeology of the Cuyahoga Valley with CSU Professor Phil Wanyerka and Special Collections Librarian Bill Barrow, organized by the XTINGUISH Celebration with support from Ohio Humanities.

 


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Events are subject to change without notice;
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*There is a cost to these events.*