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BYU What's New Calendar for June 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 June 5 through Oct. 18, 2003.

"Intersections: Recent Paintings by Six Utah Artists" will be on exhibit through Sept. 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.

"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, an 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 noon in the Museum of Art auditorium Monday through Saturday.

"On the Road with C.C.A. Christensen: The Moving Panorama" will be on display at the BYU Museum of Art through Feb. 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.

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, continues 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, and BYU Family Home Evening groups are welcome at the 8 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) 378-8287.

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. For more information about the Museum of Art, visit www.byu.edu/moa.

Sunday, June 1

KBYU-FM presents "An Evening of Music and Conversation From the MOA Broadcast Series" featuring a combination of music and conversation, with performers from the BYU School of Music, taped live in the BYU Museum of Art Auditorium. This performance will feature Scott Holden, pianist and BYU professor of piano, performing Schumann's "Carnival." The broadcast will air at 4 p.m. on KBYU-FM, 89.1 and 89.5 and online at www.kbyufm.org.

Tuesday, June 3

The Brigham Young University Spring Chorale, conducted by Rosalind Hall, will perform "Evening Song at Provo Tabernacle." The free performance will be at the Provo Tabernacle (100 S. University Avenue, Provo) and will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 4 through Saturday June 7

"Abinadi," a new musical drama by Meredith Ryan Taylor and directed by Lawrence Vincent, will be performed in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at $9 or $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available in the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or www.byu.edu/hfac.

Friday, June 6

KBYU-FM, Classical 89 presents "About Music" featuring the expertise of diverse hosts, musical scholars and concert performers. Michael Hicks, BYU professor of music, will speak on "Virtuosity in '60s Rock and Roll." The series will air at 6:30 p.m. on KBYU-FM 89.1 and 89.5, and online at www.kbyufm.org. The lecture will be repeated Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m.

Sunday, June 8

KBYU-FM presents "An Evening of Music and Conversation From the MOA Broadcast Series" featuring a combination of music and conversation, with performers from the BYU School of Music, taped live in the BYU Museum of Art Auditorium. This performance will feature Lawrence M. Vincent, tenor and BYU professor of voice, Jean Vincent, soprano, and Amanda Nixon on the piano. They will perform "Viennese Operetta." The broadcast will air at 4 p.m. on KBYU-FM, 89.1 and 89.5 and online at www.kbyufm.org.

Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 20

InterMuse, an intensive two-week graduate summer course based on the music education concepts of Zoltn Kodly, a 20th-century Hungarian composer, educator and humanitarian, will be held at BYU. For more information or to register, contact BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 378-8925 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwinterm/.

Tuesday, June 10

The Brigham Young University Spring Orchestra Concert, conducted by Kory Katseanes, will be performed in the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The free performance will feature works by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Charles Ives and Leonard Bernstein.

Wednesday, June 11

The Brigham Young University Jazz Repertory Orchestra, under the direction of Steve Call, will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Friday, June 13

KBYU-FM, Classical 89 presents "About Music" featuring the expertise of diverse hosts, musical scholars and concert performers. Leslie Norris, poet and BYU emeritus professor of creative writing, will speak on "Norris's Ark: Awash in Music," with composers Ryan Gee and Neil Thornock. The series will air at 6:30 p.m. on KBYU-FM 89.1 and 89.5, and online at www.kbyufm.org. The lecture will be repeated Saturday, June 14 at 9 a.m.

Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14

Seniors in the Brigham Young University dance program will perform original student works in the Senior Dance Showcase. This free event will be in the Dance Studio Theatre, 166 Richards Building, and will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 15

KBYU-FM presents "An Evening of Music and Conversation From the MOA Broadcast Series" featuring a combination of music and conversation, with performers from the BYU School of Music, taped live in the BYU Museum of Art Auditorium. This performance will feature Don Cook, carillonneur and BYU associate professor of organ, with "The Bells of BYU: Genuine Heavy Metal." The broadcast will air at 4 p.m. on KBYU-FM, 89.1 and 89.5 and online at www.kbyufm.org.

Sunday, June 15 through Saturday, June 21

The Brigham Young University School of Music is hosting the Young Musicians' SummerFestival workshop for young instrumentalists and vocalists ages 14 through 18 seeking a challenging and enriching musical experience. SummerFestival is a weeklong musical experience with instruction in more than 20 instruments, including voice. Musical styles include classical, big band, jazz and blues. Instruction is offered at the intermediate and advanced levels. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-7692 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/cwyouth.

Thursday, June 19 through Saturday, June 21

Conferences and Workshops is sponsoring the Cougar Clogging Classic. Students will learn the newest dances and receive detailed instruction from experienced instructors. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

Friday, June 20

KBYU-FM, Classical 89 presents "About Music" featuring the expertise of diverse hosts, musical scholars and concert performers. Randy Bachman, a rock musician, will speak about "The LDS Artist On-Stage and Off." The series will air at 6:30 p.m. on KBYU-FM 89.1 and 89.5, and online at www.kbyufm.org. The lecture will be rebroadcast Saturday, June 21, at 9 a.m.

Sunday, June 22

KBYU-FM presents "An Evening of Music and Conversation From the MOA Broadcast Series" featuring a combination of music and conversation, with performers from the BYU School of Music, taped live in the BYU Museum of Art auditorium. This performance will feature performers from the BYU School of Music and community presenting "Hugo Wolf: A Hundred Years Later A Liederabend Celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of His Death." The broadcast will air at 4 p.m. on KBYU-FM, 89.1 and 89.5 and online at www.kbyufm.org.

Monday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 25

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host the International Folk Dance Camp. Boys and girls of all skill levels and ages 9 to 18 will learn dances from the Americas, the British Isles, China, Eastern Europe, India and Scandinavia. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://dancecamps.byu.edu.

Monday, June 23 through Thursday, July 3

Brigham Young University Conferences and Workshops will host a Youth Modern Dance and Jazz Camp where boys and girls ages 13 to 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.

Friday, June 27

KBYU-FM, Classical 89 presents "About Music" featuring the expertise of diverse hosts, musical scholars and concert performers. Craig Jessop, conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will speak on "A Voice Above the Rest: The Choral Art of Robert Shaw." The series will air at 6:30 p.m. on KBYU-FM 89.1 and 89.5, and online at www.kbyufm.org. The lecture will be repeated Saturday, June 28 at 9 a.m.

Writer: Elizabeth B. Jensen

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