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March 2013

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  • Contemporary Western Art
    Thursday, January 17–Friday, March 8
    Griffith Gallery

    Selected from the David Dike Fine Art Gallery and Dallas collectors, this exhibition showcases images of the old and contemporary West by today’s top Texas, Western and American artists whose works are found in prominent private and public collections throughout the West. Opening reception January 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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  • Big Skies, Brave People: Southwest American Art from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas
    Saturday, January 26–Friday, March 22
    The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Capturing the people, landscapes and culture of the American Southwest, this exhibition features American Indian paintings and works from the highly regarded Taos Colony, Taos Society of Artists and Santa Fe Colony. Opening reception January 26, 6-8 p.m.

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  • Linda Ridgway: A Song Only To Herself
    Friday, February 8–Saturday, March 30
    The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Whether it’s her bronze cast flowers that recall blooms pressed in a book or her graphite pieces that can be seen as reformulations of traditional keepsakes, works by acclaimed artist Linda Ridgway suggest a feeling of lost or suspended time. Opening reception with artist February 8, 6-8 p.m.

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  • Stage Door
    Tuesday, February 26–Saturday, March 2
    7:30 p.m.
    W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Before there was SMASH, there was the Footlights Club, a boarding house for the aspiring actresses who long for stardom in this effervescent comedy. Their romances, disappointments and breakdowns provide more laughs and drama than all the Broadway plays they dream of.

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  • A Cappella Choir
    Friday, March 1
    7:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

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  • A Russian Festival Fund-Raiser: A Weekend with Shostakovich
    Saturday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, March 3, 2:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

    Musicians from the SFA School of Music unite with two members of the renowned St. Petersburg Quartet to present a two-day festival featuring chamber works by the colorful Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. All proceeds benefit the Saslav Strings Scholarship Endowment Fund. Single tickets are $25 per concert or $40 for both. Additional donations are welcome.

  • Shostakovich Festival
    Saturday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.
    Sunday, March 3, 2:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

    Renowned St. Petersburg String Quartet members Alla Aranovskaya and Boris Vayner will join SFA music faculty in a two-day Shostakovich festival, featuring his String Quartet #3 and Piano Quintet. All proceeds benefit the Isidor Saslav Strings Scholarship. Special ticket pricing: $25.

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  • Super Scientific Circus
    Monday, March 4, 9:30 a.m.
    Monday, March 4, 12:30 p.m.
    W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Super Scientific Circus proves that science can be fun and funny! Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles and beachballs to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms and more

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  • Orchestra Of The Pines: Taking Center Stage
    Monday, March 4
    7:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

    Once again, our talented SFA students take the spotlight as guest soloists with the Orchestra of the Pines. Selected winners of the annual concerto/aria competition join the Orchestra of the Pines in an evening of artistry and bravura. The highlight for the evening includes the orchestra’s first performance of Shostakovich Symphony No. 9 to conclude a weekend visit of the St. Petersburg string quartet residency at SFA.

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  • Choral Union & Women’s Choir
    Tuesday, March 5
    7:30 p.m.
    See Event Description For Location

    Performance will be held at First United Methodist Church, 201 East Hospital Street, Nacogdoches.

  • The Yellow Brick Road Show
    Tuesday, March 5–Thursday, March 7
    8 p.m.
    Downstage Theatre

    Join us for a hilarious, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of the Fredonia Players as they attempt to put on a radio production of a beloved classic film that features a green witch, ruby slippers, and an inconvenient cyclone. While the company performs “live” in the manner of old-time radio, the chaos away from the microphones threatens to turn this production into a yellow bricked disaster.

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  • Swingin' Axes & Swingin' Aces
    Thursday, March 7
    7:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

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  • Faculty Chamber Recital with Harp
    Tuesday, March 19
    7:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

    Join us for a beautiful evening of chamber music featuring Emily Mitchell, harp; Christina Guenther, flute; Jeremy Fain, bassoon; Melissa Nabb, viola; and Geneva Fung, piano.

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  • Fifth Annual Pen & Pigment Collaboration
    Thursday, March 21–Friday, April 19
    Griffith Gallery

    This collaborative project between SFA art and creative writing students demonstrates the inspiration of each group in tandem. Exhibited side by side will be visual works created in response to a partner-student’s writing and literature written in response to another student’s art. Opening reception with artists March 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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  • JSB Plays JSB
    Thursday, March 21
    7:30 p.m.
    Christ Episcopal Church

    Organist Jeremy S. Bruns performs an organ recital at Christ Episcopal Church in honor of the great master’s birthday. Works are by or in tribute to J.S. Bach.

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  • Woman and Scarecrow
    Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
    Downstage Theatre

    Directed by Kat Edwards.
    Due to limited seating, advanced purchase is recommended.

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  • Messiah
    Saturday, March 23
    7:30 p.m.
    Kennedy Auditorium

    Join the SFA A Cappella Choir and chamber orchestra for a first in Nacogdoches: a full performance of G.F. Handel’s great oratorio, Messiah. More than a concert; it’s an epic event!

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  • Abbie Conant, Trombone
    Monday, March 25
    7:30 p.m.
    Music Recital Hall

    The subject of a chapter in Malcolm Gladwell’s New York Times Bestseller, Blink, world-famous German trombonist Abbie Conant—with her 600-pound quadraphonic sound system—celebrates Women’s History Month.

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  • Steel Band
    Tuesday, March 26
    7:30 p.m.
    Cole Concert Hall

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