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BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for November 2008

BYU Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar for November 2008

At the BYU Museum of Art:

—“American Dreams: Selected Works from the Museum's Permanent Collection of American Art,” is an ongoing exhibition that examines artworks created by 18th, 19th and 20th century American artists as ideas or visions of America. This expanded exhibition of the museum's permanent American art collection is presented on both levels of the museum and includes prints, sculpture, photography and painting.

—“Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art,” will be featured through Jan. 3, 2009. The exhibition focuses on the period from 1960 to 1972 when the tenets of Modernist art collapsed under pressure from newer forms of artistic expression, forming the foundation of contemporary art seen today.

—“Windows on a Hidden World: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the BYU Collection,” will be featured through Jan. 17, 2009. The exhibition presents elegant prints made from intricately carved woodblocks during Japan’s two centuries of self-imposed isolation from 1639 to 1854. The prints include images of entertainers and actors, urban life and serene landscapes from the period when Japan was a mysterious, hidden kingdom.

Admission to all exhibits is free. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information on exhibits and museum programs, visit arts.byu.edu.

Friday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 15

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present “Dancing at Lughnasa,” a Tony award-winning play that is based on memories of an Irish childhood, at 7:30 p.m. in the Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be a matinee on Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 weeknights and $11 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For the matinee, all seats are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Croatia’s world-renowned saxophone ensemble, the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet, will present a concert with music ranging from Baroque to 21st century, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $16, or $11 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Orpheus Winds, a faculty wind instrument ensemble, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 6

The BYU Folk Music Ensemble, directed by Mark Geslison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is $6. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8

BYU Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus will present a joint concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

The BYU Marching Band will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Extremes, a duo of guest artists Jean Kopperud on the clarinet and Stephen Gosling on the piano, will present a concert in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

The American Brass Quintet, an elite chamber music ensemble, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16, or $11 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, through Saturday, Dec. 6

BYU’s Department of Theatre and Media Arts presents BYU alumnus Joel Bree’s comic production of “Houseboat Honeymoon” at 7:30 p.m. in the Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center. There will be no performances Sundays or Mondays. There will be a matinee Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $10 weeknights and $11 weekends with a BYU or student ID. For dress rehearsals and matinees, all seats are $8. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Faculty Artist Steve Ricks will present a recital in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir, conducted by Ronald Staheli and Rosalind Hall, will present a concert in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

A Senior Dance Showcase will be presented in the Richards Building at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6. For more ticket information, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 14

A Saxophone Chamber Night showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Saturday, Nov. 15

A Woodwind Chamber Night showcase will be presented in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

BYU’s Trombone Choir will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.

The American Piano Quartet, comprised of BYU faculty artists, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11 or $8 with a BYU or student ID and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Synthesis, directed by Ray Smith, will perform big-band jazz classics in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

The BYU Woodwind Honors Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 20

The Honors String Quartet will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Vocal Point, a nationally recognized BYU a cappella group, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Friday, Nov. 21

The Honors Brass Quintet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

BYU’s Panoramic Steel and Percussion Ensemble will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Saturday, Nov. 22

The Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Kory Katseanes, will perform in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11, or $8 with a BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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