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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for April 2004

BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for April 2003

All Month:

"On the Road with C.C.A. Christensen: The Moving Panorama" continues at the BYU Museum of Art. Carl Christian Anton (C.C.A.) Christensen, a Danish immigrant who worked and lived in Utah, was one of several Utah artists to use this popular art form. Christensen produced four panoramas, two of which are being exhibited in the Museum of Art. The exhibition presents 2 large moving panoramas. Accompanying the exhibition is a reenactment of the 19th-century performance given by Christensen when he traveled his panorama to localities throughout Utah and Idaho. The 40-minute panorama performance will be presented every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. and every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the gallery. The exhibit is free and the public is welcome to attend.

"150 Years of American Painting" available at the BYU Museum of Art is a permanent collection of paintings by renowned artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Maynard Dixon, John Singer Sargent, and many local Utah favorites such as Mahonri Young.

"Beneath the Bark: Twenty-Five Years of Woodworking" at the BYU Museum of Art features work created by leading woodturners from over a dozen countries in a new exhibition. The exhibit runs through Saturday, July 31. Admission to the exhibition is free and the public is welcome to attend. The exhibition is funded by the Utah Woodturning Symposium.

The Museum of Art presents "Camera and Soul: Milton Goldstein's Photographs of National Parks" on display through Sept. 11, 2004. Admission is free. "Camera and Soul" simultaneously looks at the work of an individual photographer while highlighting some of the cultural trends of the 1960s and '70s that contributed to his accomplishments.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 378-ARTS.

Thursday, April 1 through Tuesday, April 27

"Outside Inside: Fragments of Place" on display at the BYU Museum of Art is a project in which seven Australian artists were commissioned to examine the extended community that has gathered along the Wasatch Front. These artists were selected for their ability to sensitively analyze cultures, social behaviors, geographic spaces and historical foundations, and manifest their research in thought-provoking ways. Admission is free.

Thursday, April 1 through Friday, April 2

The Dance Senior Showcase will be in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free.

Thursday, April 1

Woodwind Chamber Night will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free.

Thursday, April 1

The BYU Singers, conducted by Ron Staheli, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 and $3 off with BYU or student ID are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Saturday, April 3

"The Harmonies of Heaven: The LDS Organs," will be broadcast on KBYU-FM Classical 89 at noon at 89.1 FM, 89.5 FM and online at www.kbyu.org. The program features the sounds of the organs in the Tabernacle and LDS Conference Center. For more information, contact Christine Nokleby at (801) 422-8490. The program will be repeated April 29 at 9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 6

The Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eric Hansen, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The performance is free.

Tuesday, April 6

BYU Jazz Voices, directed by Kelly Eisenhour, will present at concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free.

Wednesday, April 7

The BYU Flute Choirs directed by April Clayton will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free.

Wednesday, April 7

The University Band and Trombone and Brass Choirs, conducted by Fred McInnis, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The performance is free.

Thursday, April 8

The Jazz Lab Band will present big-band classics at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free.

Friday, April 9, and Saturday, April 10

"Ballroom in Concert," with artistic direction by Lee Wakefield, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center, with a matinee performance Saturday, April 10 at 2 p.m. Style and elegance are hallmarks of the BYU Ballroom Dance Company, considered one of the best formation ballroom dance teams in the world. Phenomenal dancing, colorful costumes and fascinating music combine to present a stunning visual treat. All seats $10. A Saturday matinee family pass is available for $30. Call the Marriott Center for availability, (801) 378-2981.

Friday, April 9

The Brigham Young University Department of Dance presents the Spring Performing Arts Company Showcase in an evening of folk dance styles from around the world Friday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building. Tickets at $5 are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.ed/hfac.

Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra and Combined Choirs, conducted by Kory Katseanes, will present the Mahler Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection." Performances are at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $9 and $3 off with BYU or student ID are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac.

Tuesday, April 13

The Jazz Combo will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The performance is free.

Tuesday, April 13

The University Chorale will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The performance is free.

Wednesday, April 14

Utah Symphony Orchestra's "Big Band Salute" will be conducted by Keith Lockhart at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets at $20 and $4 off with BYU or student ID are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at www.byu.edu/hfac. To learn more about the Utah Symphony visit www.utahsymphony.org.

Thursday, April 15

The Special Collections Motion Picture Archives Film Series presents "Oliver!" at 7 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium. The biggest Oscar winner of 1968 garnered five of the gold statuettes for best picture, best director, art direction, sound and music. This musical version of Dickens' "Oliver Twist" stars Mark Lester. Onna White won a special Oscar for her brilliant choreography. The BYU screening will feature the original full-length version in wide-screen Panavision. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Early arrival is recommended as seating is limited. Children ages 8 and over are welcome.

Writer: Rachel M. Sego

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