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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for December 2005

December 2005

At the Museum of Art

The Museum of Art offers a Monday night program centered on the signature work in its collection. This 40-minute program, titled “The Healing Hand: A Family Presentation on Carl Bloch’s ‘Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda,’” will be held the first Monday evening of each month at 7 and 8 p.m.

The exhibit “Nostalgia and Technology: Embracing the ‘New’ through Art and Design” will begin Dec. 1. The exhibition explores the role of art as a mediator in society’s acceptance and use of new technologies in the home.

“Images of Don Quixote: Magic, Frames, and Imagined Possibilities” will continue on display through Dec. 10. The exhibition of book illustrations will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first publication of the 17th century Spanish novel “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes. The works were created by artists from 1605 to 1884 and reflect the evolving interpretations of the novel throughout the centuries.

The exhibit “Adam’s Dream: The Photographs of Rodney Smith” will continue on display through Jan. 16, 2006 in the Conway A. Ashton and Carl E. Jackman Gallery on the museum’s second floor. The exhibit consists of 69 black-and-white gelatin silver prints drawn from all phases of Smith’s career, with an emphasis on his commercial work during the 1990s.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, call (801) 422-ARTS.

Thursday, Dec. 1

The Jazz Lab Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Friday, Dec. 2

Music students will present Jazz Combo Night at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The combined audition choirs and BYU Philharmonic Orchestra will perform “Celebration of Christmas” Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. There will also be a matinee performance Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

“Christmas Around the World” with the BYU International Folk Dancers will be presented Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center. A matinee performance will be Saturday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. For ticket on-sale date and availability, call the Marriott Center Ticket Office at (801) 422-2981.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Guest artist John Miller will host a bassoon master class at 1 p.m. in E-400 of the Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Dec. 6

The University Orchestra and University Strings will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Woodwind music students will present the Woodwind Chamber Night at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Trombone students will present a Trombone Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. in 151 Tanner Building. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

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

Mark Ammons will direct the Jazz Ensemble as they perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Thursday, Dec. 8

The University Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Panoramic Steel and the Percussion Ensemble, directed by Ron Brough, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit http://cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Friday, Dec. 23

Tenor Lawrence Vincent will perform a faculty recital at 1:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The recital will include four new song cycles about Joseph Smith. Admission is free.

Writer: Brian Rust

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