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September 2005 Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

September 2005 Fine Arts and Entertainment Calendar

At the Museum of Art

A new exhibit featuring the photographic dreamscapes of Rodney Smith will be on display through Jan. 16, 2006. “Adam’s Dream: The Photographs of Rodney Smith” will be on view 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.

"Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda" by Carl Bloch, along with other recent acquisitions to the museum’s permanent collection, is on display in the main lobby area.

Every Monday night in the Museum of Art auditorium, there will be storytelling for all ages. The Artful Tales program is free and gives two 35-minute presentations at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The 7 p.m. presentation is geared toward families from the community and the 8 p.m. presentation is geared toward university students. The goal of this program is to help people develop a better connection with and understanding of Greek beliefs.

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) 378-ARTS.

Friday, Sept. 2

The American Piano Duo, Jeffrey Shumway and Del Parkinson, will perform classical favorites in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Thursday, Sept. 8

Duo pianists Irene Peery-Fox and Christie Peery-Skousen will perform in the Madsen Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The Brigham Young University Museum of Art will host a “Black & White” party to celebrate its new exhibition, “Adam’s Dream: The photographs of Rodney Smith,” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Museum of Art. The exhibition will be on view at the Museum through Jan. 16, 2006. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

One of the masterpieces of the Spanish Golden Age, “Fuente Ovejuna” by Lope de Vega draws upon an actual 15th-century event where the villagers of Fuente Ovejuna rise up and take action against a licentious overlord. In a twist on typical chivalry, the women lead the men to avenge their wrongs and reclaim their honor. Translated by Gwynne Edwards and directed by Nestor Bravo Goldsmith, the production will run Sept. 21 through Oct. 8 in the Pardoe Theatre at 7:30 p.m.. with no evening performances on Sept. 24, 27, and Oct. 1. Half-price dress rehearsals are Sept. 21 and 22. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

“World of Dance” performances will be held Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The BYU Department of Dance performs its annual showcase of the International Folk Dance Ensemble, Ballroom Dance Company, The Dancers’ Company, Theatre Ballet, and Cougarettes. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” a 60-minute adaptation especially suited for children by BYU’s Young Company Shakespeare Troupe, will be performed Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 21-23, at 7 p.m. in the Nelke Theatre. A matinee performance will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. It is adapted and directed by Christopher Clark. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Friday, Sept. 23

Truman Madsen, Michael Hicks and Leslie Norris present “Praise to the Man: KBYU-FM’s Tribute to Joseph Smith.” An original production revealing musical connections to the Prophet Joseph Smith, the event will also include the world premiere of a KBYU-FM commissioned work by Robert Millet, performed by the BYU Honors String Quartet. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Monday, Sept. 26

Euripides’ “Iphigenia at Aulis,” presented by The University of Utah’s 35th Classical Greek Theatre Festival, will be at 5 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Directed by Larry West, “Iphigenia at Aulis” uses the myth of the Trojan War to debate and debunk the causes of war and Athenian ideology and culture. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

The Jazz Showcase will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe//.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

The Instrumental Showcase featuring the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Thursday, Sept. 29

The Choral Showcase featuring BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus will be Thursday through Friday, Sept. 29-30, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit cfac.byu.edu/pe/.

Baritone J. Arden Hopkin will present a BYU faculty faculty recital, accompanied by Larry Blackburn on piano, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Writer: Brian Rust

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