• Jan. 22–May. 3SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

    SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

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    • Tue., Jan. 22–Fri., May. 3, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art

    The SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase runs from Jan. 22 through May 3 in Griffith Fine Art Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Curated by Jeffery Brewer, assistant professor of art (sculpture) in the School of Art, the exhibition features works by former SFA art students. The artists have been invited to discuss their work from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in Griffith Gallery. The discussion will be followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. Free admission.

  • Apr. 13–Jun. 8Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition

    Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition

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    • Sat., Apr. 13–Sat., Jun. 8, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Michelle White, senior curator at the Menil Collection in Houston, will serve as juror for the 25th Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens April 13 and runs through June 9 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Texas National features an assortment of art, including photography, painting, sculpture and mixed media. White will give a gallery talk at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the art center, followed by the announcement of this year’s Texas National winners during the exhibitions’ opening reception, which begins at 6 p.m.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Apr. 13–Jun. 8Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts

    Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts

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    • Sat., Apr. 13–Sat., Jun. 8, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries will host “Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts” April 13 through June 2 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

    The exhibition was organized to recognize the history of the former Lanana Creek Press, which for 20 years served as a center for collaborative projects between artists, writers and designers. A reception for “Image & Text Collaborations” will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, and will feature a panel discussion.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Apr. 30–May. 4Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

    Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

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    • Tue., Apr. 30–Sat., May. 4, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at 7:30 nightly April 30 through May 4 in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus.

    Directed by Jack Heifner, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, examines the damage caused by lies, the pain of confronting one’s own mortality and the need to survive at any cost.

    Single tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7.50 for youth. Tickets for SFA students are $5. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.theatre.sfasu.edu.

  • May. 1Rockin' Axes

    Rockin' Axes

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    • Wed., May. 1, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Rockin' Axes

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

    Friday Night Film

    • Fri., May. 3, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Friday Night Film

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  • May. 3Men's and Women's Choirs

    Men's and Women's Choirs

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    • Fri., May. 3, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Men's and Women's Choirs

  • May. 5Concert in the Park

    Concert in the Park

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    • Sun., May. 5, 2 p.m., Outdoors - Between Music Building and Student Center

    Presented by the School of Music

    Concert in the Park

  • May. 6Wind Symphony Concert

    Wind Symphony Concert

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    • Mon., May. 6, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    Wind Symphony Concert

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 7I Won't Dance: A Night of Great American Song with Erin and Kayla Roth

    I Won't Dance: A Night of Great American Song with Erin and Kayla Roth

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    • Tue., May. 7, 6 p.m., Music Recital Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    I Won't Dance: A Night of Great American Song with Erin and Kayla Roth

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 7Orchestra of the Pines

    Orchestra of the Pines

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

    Presented by the School of Music

    Repertoire - TBA

  • May. 8Steel Band

    Steel Band

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    • Wed., May. 8, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Steel Band

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    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 9Villalobos Brothers

    Villalobos Brothers

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    • Thu., May. 9–Thu., May. 9, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

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

    These three irresistible brothers use their violins and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music, masterfully blending elements of jazz, rock and Mexican folk. Their high-octane performances, backed by guitar, drums and guitarrón, have brought listeners to their feet in Latin America, India and Russia as well as Carnegie Hall, Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook and the Latin Grammy Awards.

    Single tickets: $25 for adult, $20 for senior, $10 for youth/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 10A Cappella Choir

    A Cappella Choir

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    • Fri., May. 10, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    A Cappella Choir

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 16The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

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    • Thu., May. 16:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    Book and Lyrics by Scott Wichmann
    Music by Julie Fulcher
    Adapted from the Book by Rudyard Kipling
    Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre

    Join young Mowgli as he learns the “Laws” of the jungle in this time-honored adventure. With the help of friends like the black panther, Bagheera, and Baloo the lovable bear, Mowgli learns about friendship and survival as he faces his fear and foils the tiger Shere Khan, his nemesis. This musical version of Rudyard Kipling’s classic will delight both the young and the young at heart.

    Curriculum Connection: Art, Language Arts, Literary Classic, Reading, Science, History, Music, Character Development
    Target Grades: K to 5

    Tickets: To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
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