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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for July 2003

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Well-known artist Dennis Smith and his son, sculptor Andrew Smith, explore the aesthetics of motion in their first collaborative exhibition, "Poetic Kinetics: Assemblage Art by Dennis and Andrew Smith." This free exhibition will be on display in the BYU Museum of Art through Oct. 18, 2003.

"Intersections: Recent Paintings by Six Utah Artists" will be on exhibit through September 13, 2003 and will display new works by Frank Magleby, James C. Christensen, Gary Ernest Smith, Robert Marshall, Christopher Young and Douglas Fryer. For this exhibition, the artists will concentrate on those subjects and techniques that are unique to them, each exhibiting between 12 and 15 works.

"On the road with CCA Christensen: The moving panorama" will be on display at the BYU Museum of Art through February 14, 2004. This exhibit depicts the religious history of the world from Adam to the life of Joseph Smith, and the pioneers who entered the Salt Lake Valley.

"Walk in Beauty: Hozho and Navajo Basketry," a display of 38 stunning Navajo Baskets, will be on display at the BYU Museum of Art through Saturday, July 12, 2003. This exhibit explores Navajo basketry through the lens of hozho, the essential aspect of Navajo worldview. The creation, function and design of Navajo baskets illuminate the concept of hozho, a continual striving for balance, harmony and beauty. A 30-minute documentary film "From the Inside Out" will accompany this exhibit and will screen daily at 12 p.m. in the Museum of Art auditorium Monday through Saturday.

The BYU Museum of Art's permanent collection, "150 Years of American Painting," which includes art from the Hudson River School of the Urban Realists, is on display.

"Artful Tales," a storytelling event, will continue every Monday night at the museum. Families and community groups are invited to the 7 p.m. session. Admission is free.

The Museum of Art is offering drawing classes for young artists ages 8 through 16. These classes are specially designed for students interested in improving drawing skills through practice and learning appreciation of works of art in the museum, either as part of the permanent collection or in special exhibitions. For specific dates and registration information contact the Museum of Art at (801) 422-8287.

The museum is open Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m.

Through Thursday, July 3

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host the Modern Dance and Jazz Camp. Boys and girls ages 13-18 will experience six hours of dance training in small classes. The dancers will also grasp new dimensions in dance as they view films and attend lectures on injury prevention, dance philosophy and dance as art. At the end of the camp, dancers will have an opportunity to showcase their learned skills and artistry in a closing demonstration performance. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 18

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host Ballet Workshop I for intermediate level boys and girls ages 11-18. The workshops offer experience in ballet technique, pointe, character, jazz and modern dance. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 7 through Saturday, July 12

Young Ambassadors Singing and Entertaining Workshop is designed for boys and girls ages 14-18. Train under the direction of BYU's three premiere performance directors –Young Ambassadors' director Randy Boothe, Living Legends' director Janielle Christensen and Young Ambassadors' associate director/music producer Ron Simpson. Receive small-group instruction in voice and dance that will help you develop proper technique, confidence and poise. You will also receive valuable feedback from the workshop directors and BYU Young Ambassadors as you participate in group classes, auditions, rehearsals and performance-enhancement seminars. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwyamba/.

Monday, July 7 through Saturday, July 19

Conferences and Workshops at Brigham Young University will host a Theatre Workshop. This intensive two-week summer performance program is designed for high school students interested in pursuing goals in theatre. Sponsored by the BYU Theatre and Media Arts Department, the program focuses on building theatre skills such as acting, movement, make-up, dialect, and improvisation. Other areas that-maybe explored include stage management, auditioning and theatre at the college level. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwtheatre/.

Wednesday, July 9 through Friday, July 11

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host the BYU Dance Medley Camp for boys and girls, ages 11-18. The camp focuses on a variety of dance experiences including ballet, tap, jazz, clogging, musical theatre, ballroom, folk, ethnic and modern dance. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

Monday, July 14 through Saturday, July 19

Young Ambassadors Singing and Entertaining Workshop is designed for boys and girls ages 14-18. Train under the direction of BYU's three premiere performance directors –Young Ambassadors' director Randy Boothe, Living Legends director, Janielle Christensen and Young Ambassadors' associate director/music producer Ron Simpson. Receive small-group instruction in voice and dance that will help you develop proper technique, confidence and poise. You will also receive valuable feedback from the workshop directors and BYU Young Ambassadors as you participate in group classes, auditions, rehearsals and performance-enhancement seminars. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwyamba/.

Tuesday, July 15 and Wednesday, July 23

The epic movie "Brigham Young," will be shown at Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium at 3 and 7 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and children over the age of 8 are welcome. The showing of "Brigham Young" is in celebration of Pioneer Day, which commemorates the 1847 arrival of an advance group of Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley.

Monday, July 21 through Friday, August 1

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host Ballet Workshop II for advanced/intensive level boys and girls ages 11 and older. The workshops offer experience in ballet technique, pointe, pas de deux, character, jazz and modern dance. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

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