Arts Calendar

The Arts at CSU

Winter 2019


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

January

Sunday, January 13 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series with Jeffrey Siegel*
Bach & Chopin: A Musical Kinship

Extraordinary Fantasies and ‘Dances to the Ears!’ 

February

Saturday, February 2 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CSU Arts Campus, School of Film & Media Arts
School of Film & Media Arts Spring Open Auditions
Are you an actor? Have you ever wanted to be? If so, you’re invited to participate in the School of Film & Media Arts’ Spring Semester Open Auditions, for actors of all ages and abilities.
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/film.

Saturday, February 3
CSU Arts Campus, Allen Theatre Mainstage
Ken Ludwig’s Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood*
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.

Wednesday, February 6 at 12:00 noon
Off-Campus, Trinity Cathedral
Brownbag Concert - CSU Keyboard Students
Emerging Artists Series at Trinity Cathedral
For more information, please visit musicandartattrinity.org.

Tuesday, February 12 & Tuesday, February 19
Off-Campus, Cleveland Area Businesses
Cleveland ARTS Education Consortium presents:
Want to learn more about serving those with special needs?
How do we invite, include and involve people with disabilities? Create sensory friendly spaces? Use understandable language to communicate? Clearer signage? How do we interact?
For more information on locations and to RSVP, please visit csuohio.edu/class/caec.

Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Undergraduate Composition Studio Recital
Andrew Rindfleisch, conductor

Friday, February 15 at 6:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Keyboard Area Concert Extravaganza
Angelin Chang, conductor

Sunday, February 17 from 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
Trombone Day*
For more information, please visit csuohio.edu/music/.

Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble and CSU Jazz Ensemble
John Perrine, conductor

Thursday, February 21 – Sunday, March 3
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
The Importance of Being Earnest*
Written by Oscar Wilde
Russ Borski, director
This “trivial comedy for serious people” uses humor to play with themes of society, marriage, and relationships.

Friday, February 22 at 4:00 pm
CSU Poetry Center, Rhodes Tower, Room 415
NEOMFA Writers at Work
Hear from Jason Koo and Shaelyn Smith about their experiences.

Friday, February 22 at 4:30 pm
CSU Arts Campus, Outcalt Theatre
Dinner and a Show*
The Importance of Being Earnest

Dinner is at Elements Bistro on Euclid (from 4:30 pm). The Importance of Being Earnest is at the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square
(show time 7:30 pm).
Pre-reservations through Playhouse Square required.

Friday, February 22 at 7:00 pm
CSU Main Campus, Student Center, Room 313/315
Lighthouse Reading Series
The CSU Poetry Center presents a reading from Jason Koo and Shaelyn Smith.

March

Friday, March 1 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra, CSU Chorale, University Chorus, and Choral Arts Cleveland
Victor Liva and Brian Bailey, conductors

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.

Galleries at CSU

Friday, January 18 – Saturday, February 23

CSU Arts Campus, Galleries at CSU

Friday, January 18
4:00 – 6:00 pm: Gallery Conversations with the Artists
5:00 – 8:00 pm: Opening Reception
Saturday, February 2 and Saturday, February 16
4:00 pm: Additional Gallery Conversations with Anthony Mastromatteo

North and Center Gallery: Angels and Daemons
Figurative altered found-metal sculptures with tar and various materials by Paolo Pelosini.

South Gallery: Incurably Atomic
1-inch square realistic true-scale paintings of tiny objects by Anthony Mastromatteo.

Friday, March 8 – Saturday, April 13

CSU Arts Campus, Galleries at CSU

All Galleries: A Tradition Re-Interpreted #2
An exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art curated by Professor Qian Li.

 


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

*There is a cost to these events.*