• Jun. 13–Sep. 25Portraits of Freedom Art Exhibition

    Portraits of Freedom Art Exhibition

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    • Sat., Jun. 13–Fri., Sep. 25, Nacogdoches Railroad Depot, 101 Old Tyler Road

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    Portraits of Freedom is a juried student art exhibition featuring runaway slaves from newspaper advertisements compiled by the Texas Runaway Slave Project. The exhibition features drawings, lithographs, paintings and screen prints created by art students at Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas Christian University and Lamar University. Interpretive panels contextualize what is displayed.

    Exhibition hours are Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. An opening reception takes place Thursday, June 11, 5–7:30 p.m. at the Nacogdoches Courthouse Annex, 203 W. Main St.

    Sponsored by Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches Jaycees, Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce and Humanities Texas.

  • Sep. 3–Oct. 9University of Texas at Tyler Faculty Exhibition

    University of Texas at Tyler Faculty Exhibition

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    • Thu., Sep. 3–Fri., Oct. 9, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Featuring work by the faculty at the University of Texas at Tyler, including artists Gary Hatcher, James Pace, Alexis Serio, Dewane Hughes and Merrie Wright. Artist reception: 6-7:30, Tuesday, September 15.

  • Sep. 10–Oct. 17SFA School of Art Annual Faculty Exhibition

    SFA School of Art Annual Faculty Exhibition

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    • Thu., Sep. 10–Sat., Oct. 17, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    An exhibition featuring recent work by SFA School of Art faculty. Artist reception: 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 10.

  • Sep. 10–Oct. 17Featured Faculty Exhibition, Shaun Roberts: Recent Work

    Featured Faculty Exhibition, Shaun Roberts: Recent Work

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    • Thu., Sep. 10–Sat., Oct. 17, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Artist reception: 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 10.

  • Sep. 11First Friday Films: ‘Tomato Republic’

    First Friday Films: ‘Tomato Republic’

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    • Fri., Sep. 11, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    No description available.

  • Sep. 13Ilko Rusev, guest bass recital

    Ilko Rusev, guest bass recital

    • Sun., Sep. 13, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    Solo artist, Dr. Rusev is currently the bass professor at the University of Antioquia and EAFIT in Bogota, Colombia. He also serves as the principal bassist in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Medellin.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 15Fred Allen and Ron Petti, faculty recital

    Fred Allen and Ron Petti, faculty recital

    • Tue., Sep. 15, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    No description available.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 17Sonali Skandan & Jiva Dance Company

    Sonali Skandan & Jiva Dance Company

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    • Thu., Sep. 17, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Sonali Skandan & Jiva Dance creates and presents compelling and dynamic works based on the timeless idiom of Bharatanatyam. Jiva Dance sees the importance of preserving and promoting the traditional arts, yet also understands the need to incorporate innovative techniques to reach diverse audiences. The Company sees Indian Classical dance as a holistic art form, which is at the intersection of dance, music, literature, philosophy, sculpture and spirituality and holds the belief that tradition is a continuum of evolution.

    Single tickets: $25 for adult, $20 for senior, $10 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 22Pi Kappa Lambda faculty recital (scholarship fundraiser)

    Pi Kappa Lambda faculty recital (scholarship fundraiser)

    • Tue., Sep. 22, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    No description available.

    Single tickets: $12 for adult, $8 for senior, $5 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 23“Double the Fun!” Faculty double-reed recital with guest Leah Forsyth

    “Double the Fun!” Faculty double-reed recital with guest Leah Forsyth

    • Wed., Sep. 23, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    Guest oboist Leah Forsyth will present a recital of new and old music for double reeds, featuring SFA faculty Staci Spring and John Goodall.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 24Alazan Piano Trio

    Alazan Piano Trio

    • Thu., Sep. 24, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    No description available.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 25–Sep. 26Laundry and Bourbon

    Laundry and Bourbon

    James McLure
    • Fri., Sep. 25, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Sep. 26:
      • 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre
      • 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    Directed by Tanner O'Neal.

    Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 27Keith Lloyd, faculty percussion recital

    Keith Lloyd, faculty percussion recital

    • Sun., Sep. 27, 2:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    No description available.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 28Deb Scott, faculty trombone recital

    Deb Scott, faculty trombone recital

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    • Mon., Sep. 28, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    Deb Scott, professor of trombone and Ron Petti, professor of collaborative piano will present a recital of varied music for solo trombone including the jazz-influenced "Colloquy" by William Goldstein.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Sep. 29Tali Morgulis, guest piano recital

    Tali Morgulis, guest piano recital

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    • Tue., Sep. 29, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    No description available.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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