May Arts Round Up

May Arts Round Up

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What's happening in the arts at UNH this month?
Thursday, May 23, 2013

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May 1

Two aerial dancers performAerial Dance Student Showcase

7 p.m., Newman Dance Studio, NH Hall. Tickets are $3.50

Entertaining and inspiring showcases will be performed, directed, designed, and choreographed by Theatre and Dance students. Original student works will encompass a multitude of styles. Proceeds benefit theatre and dance scholarships.

May 1

UNH Jazz Bands

8 p.m.,  Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The Jazz Bands cover a wide spectrum of big band literature, from the classics (Ellington, Basie) up through contemporary writers (Bob Mintzer, Maria Schneider).

May 2

UNH Symphony Orchestra Concert

8 p.m.,  Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The UNH String Ensemble will perform Felix Mendelssohn's youthful Sinfonia No. 10 in B minor. The full symphony will perform the film music of Serge Prokofiev in his Lieutenant Kije Suite. UNH Professor of Clarinet, Dr. Elizabeth Gunlogson, will join the symphony strings for the English composer Gerald Finzi's Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and String Orchestra. The program will conclude with the American composer, Howard Hanson's lush Symphony No. 2, subtitled "Romantic."

May 3

Opening Reception: 2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition II

6 to 8 p.m., Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center

The opening reception for the  2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition II showcases the works of Kathleen Hall and Elizabeth Kelley, candidates for the Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the Department of Art and Art History, UNH.

May 4

The Abortion Monologues

7 p.m., Richards Auditorium, Murkland Hall

The Abortion Monologues, a play by Jane Cawthorne, tells the stories of twenty women and their personal reasons for getting an abortion, revealing the gray areas in what many often consider a black and white issue. It exists in stark contrast to the real world in which women seldom publicly discuss this choice.

May 4

Horn Studio Recital

5 p.m, Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

The french horn students of Kendall Betts will perform.

May 5

David Ripley head shotUNH Concert Choir

3 p.m., Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The UNH Concert Choir, under the direction of David Ripley, will present The Joy of Papa Haydn. The program focuses on the choral works of the beloved master, and includes "Part I" and the finale of his revered oratorio, The Creation. Outstanding student soloists will be featured. In addition, the concert will feature the premier of Ripley’s arrangement of his own work, The Sleeping of a Child, for choir, soloists and harp, dedicated to the families of Newtown, Conn., and the national effort to lessen gun violence in American society.

May 6

Dance Student Showcase

7 p.m., Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

Entertaining and inspiring showcases will be performed, directed, designed, and choreographed by Theatre and Dance students. Original student works will encompass a multitude of styles. Proceeds benefit theatre and dance scholarships.

May 15

12 p.m., Museum of Art,  Paul Creative Arts Center

Kathleen Hall and Elizabeth Kelley, 2013 M.F.A. degree candidates from the Department of Art and Art History, UNH, discuss their works on view in the 2013 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition II.

April 5 – May 9

Painting depicting nun with children

Fifth Annual Master of Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition Opening

5-7 p.m., University Museum in Dimond Library
Show runs April 5 – May 9
Museum hours: M-F 10-4 p.m., Sat. 12-4 p.m.

In this unique display, UNH MFA students invite influential teachers, colleagues, family members, or friends to exhibit alongside them.

 

April 13 – May 17

2013 Senior B.A., B.F.A. & M.F.A. Exhibition

6 to 8 p.m., Museum of Art Paul Creative Arts Center

This exhibition runs from April 13 – May 17, 2013, and is closed from April 29-May 3. 

This annual exhibition celebrates the achievements of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree candidates from the Department of Art and Art History, including: Kathleen Brewster (drawing and painting); Sarah Brewster (drawing and printmaking); Cara Copeland (painting); Mary Duke (ceramics); Addie Fisher (photography); Emily Holland (ceramics); Sophia Lupi (photography); Loren Marple (painting); Samuel Rheaume (painting); Paige Smith (painting); Sarah Archer (ceramics); and Brenna Thompson (photography).

Open: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. Closed on Fridays and university holidays.

Today Until May 31UNH Law Art Exhibit

UNH Law Art Exhibition

UNH Law Library

The exhibit can be found on the second floor outside of room 205. For more information, please call UNH Law, (603) 228-1541. The exhibit is open during library hours, most weekdays from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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