• Jan. 26–Mar. 25Andy Warhol show, featuring his Silver Clouds photos and prints

    Andy Warhol show, featuring his Silver Clouds photos and prints

    • Thu., Jan. 26–Sat., Mar. 25, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Opening reception January 26 at 6 p.m.

  • Jan. 26–Mar. 9Juan de Dios Mora exhibition

    Juan de Dios Mora exhibition

    • Thu., Jan. 26–Thu., Mar. 9, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    An exhibition of work by artist Juan de Dios Mora features finely detailed block prints, revealing the artist’s Mexican culture combined with his experience as an immigrant and American citizen living near the border. The artist will be present for the exhibition’s closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9. The show is sponsored in part by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, the Nacogdoches Junior Forum and the Texas Commission on the Arts, which is the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Feb. 28–Mar. 4Intimate Apparel

    Intimate Apparel

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    • Tue., Feb. 28–Sat., Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    Travel back to the ragtime era to meet Esther, a master seamstress with a spinster’s life but a poet’s tireless soul. Trapped between high society and its sordid shadow world, her heart is constrained by race, religion and class. Throughout her story's suspenseful turns, her resilience reflects America's enduring hopefulness.  At once delicate and gripping, this award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-recipient Lynn Nottage is directed by guest artist Jiles King. Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior and $7.50 for student/youth. Recommended for mature audiences.

    Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior, $7.50 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 1Eva Amsler and Shalev Ad-El, guest flute and harpsichord recital

    Eva Amsler and Shalev Ad-El, guest flute and harpsichord recital

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

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

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will host a guest flute and harpsichord recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.

    Part of the Cole Performing Arts Series, the concert will feature Eva Amsler, professor of flute at Florida State University, and Shalev Ad-El, music director of Israel's highest ranking chamber orchestra, Netania, Kibbutz chamber orchestra.

    The program will feature works of Georg Philipp Telemann, Arcangelo Corelli, J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach and W.F. Bach. Dr. Christina Guenther, professor of flute at SFA, will join Amsler in performing W.F. Bach's Duo G Major for two flutes.

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    Single tickets: $12 for adult, $8 for senior, $5 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 3First Friday Films: Without Bound

    First Friday Films: Without Bound

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

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of "Without Bound: Perspectives on Mobile Living" at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    "Without Bound" is a documentary by SFA's own Michael Tubbs, media specialist for the College of Fine Arts, and SFA alumnus Aaron Harlan, about those who choose to ditch their permanent homes and opt for a mobile lifestyle, living out of recreational vehicles or vans. The film focuses on the personal philosophies of the individuals who choose this form of nomadic lifestyle.

  • Mar. 3Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces

    Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces

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

    Presented by the School of Music

    No description available.

  • Mar. 6Orchestra of the Pines: “With a Stroke of a Pen”

    Orchestra of the Pines: “With a Stroke of a Pen”

    • Mon., Mar. 6, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Concert Series)

    Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, “Unfinished”
    Allegro moderato

    Franz Schubert

    b. January 31, 1797, Alsergrund, Vienna, Austria

    d. November 19, 1828, Vienna, Austria


    Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor, “Farewell”
    • Allegro assai
    • Adagio
    • Finale: Presto - Adagio

    Joseph Haydn

    b. March 31, 1732, Rohrau, Austria

    d. May 31, 1809, Vienna, Austria Menuet: Allegretto


    intermission

    Fantasy: Beyond the Forest (world premier)

    Kyle Henkel

    b. 1994, Argyle, TX

    SFA composition winner


    Lt. Kijé Suite
    • Romance
    • Birth of Kijé
    • Kijé's Wedding
    • Troika
    • The Burial of Kijé

    Sergie Prokofiev

    b. April 23, 1891, Krasne, Ukraine

    d. March 5, 1953, Moscow, Russia

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 7Choral Union and Women’s Choir

    Choral Union and Women’s Choir

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

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Choral Union and Women’s Choir at Stephen F. Austin State University will present the concert “Americana” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. Directed by Dr. Todd Fish, the choirs will perform works by American composers, including jazz, spirituals, Broadway and folk songs. Among the selections are “How Great Thou Art” and “I Hear America Singing.”

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 7The Little Mermaid

    The Little Mermaid

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    • Tue., Mar. 7:
      • 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))

    Presented by The Panto Company.

    Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale of the Little Mermaid is brought to the stage in a brand new production by the internationally acclaimed Panto Company. The show follows the dreams of a young girl who believes there is a better life for her out of the water. Of course there’s a handsome prince, an evil witch and boatloads of adventures and laughs along the way. With stunning scenery, eye catching costumes, original songs plus current, top charting hits and not forgetting loads of audience participation, this show provides families and educators alike with the perfect theatre experience.

    Target Grades: PreK to 5.

    Tickets are $7.50 for individuals or $6 per person for groups of 20 or more. To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Mar. 9Charlotte Davis with Ron Petti, faculty voice recital

    Charlotte Davis with Ron Petti, faculty voice recital

    • Thu., Mar. 9, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

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

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Charlotte Davis performing a faculty voice recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.

    Performing with Davis will be Dr. Ron Petti, pianist and director of accompanying for the School of Music.

    The program will feature a selection of English songs by John Duke, an aria from the opera "Adriana Lecouvreur," some Spanish songs by Fernando Obradors, a cycle of children's songs by French composer Francis Poulenc entitled "La courte paille," and a set of German songs by Richard Strauss.

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    Single tickets: $12 for adult, $8 for senior, $5 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 21Andrew Parr, faculty piano recital

    Andrew Parr, faculty piano recital

    • Tue., Mar. 21, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Dr. Andrew Parr, professor of piano at Stephen F. Austin State University, will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. The program, “Contrasts in Romantic Piano Music,” will feature Johannes Brahm’s Piano Sonata No 1, Op. 1 and a group of pieces by Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz from his “Iberia Suite.”

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 23Evgeni Raychev, faculty cello recital

    Evgeni Raychev, faculty cello recital

    • Thu., Mar. 23, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Evgeni Raychev in a faculty cello recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. The recital, titled “Musical Foray,” takes the listener into the world of the great composer Gabriel Fauré with other selections by Carl Maria von Weber, J.S. Bach and Joseph Haydn. Performing with Raychev will be Olga Wong, piano, along with Jonah Raychev, Jennifer Dalmas and Jarred Kennedy, violin; Wyatt Britt, viola; and Carlos Martinez, cello.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 24Deb Scott (trombone) and Ron Petti (piano), CD Release Party and Mini Recital

    Deb Scott (trombone) and Ron Petti (piano), CD Release Party and Mini Recital

    • Fri., Mar. 24, 6 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Parish Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    Dr. Deb Scott, professor of trombone at Stephen F. Austin State University, will release a newly recorded CD during a recital and reception Friday, March 24, at Christ Episcopal Church. “Playing Favorites” features Scott on trombone, accompanied by Dr. Ron Petti, director of accompanying for the SFA School of Music, on piano. The mini recital will be at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary followed by a reception at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall with refreshments provided by Newk’s Eatery. Admission is free. Christ Episcopal Church is located at 1430 N. Mound St. For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

  • Mar. 25Andy Warhol show, open house

    Andy Warhol show, open house

    • Sat., Mar. 25–Wed., Dec. 31, 1 p.m.–5 p.m.,

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    The exhibition “Andy Warhol: Art Is Anything You Can Get Away With,” showing in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, will close with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25.

  • Mar. 28Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    • Tue., Mar. 28, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

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

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present the Stone Fort Wind Quintet in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. This SFA music faculty chamber ensemble features Charles Gavin, SFA professor of horn; Lee Goodhew, bassoon; Kerry Hughes, oboe; Christina Guenther, flute; and Christopher Ayer, clarinet.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 30–Apr. 1SFA Opera 2017

    SFA Opera 2017

    • Thu., Mar. 30–Sat., Apr. 1, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    The SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Otto Nicolai’s opera “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 30 through April 1, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Based on the play by William Shakespeare, this opera combines a portly, lecherous old knight, two merry wives, one jealous husband, two young lovers, farce, trickery and revenge into a Shakespearean romp not to be missed.

    Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior, $7.50 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 30Rockin’ Axes

    Rockin’ Axes

    • Thu., Mar. 30, 7:30 p.m., Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts School of Music will present The Rockin’ Axes performing “The History of Rock” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Twilight Ballroom of the Baker Pattillo Student Center on the SFA campus. The high-energy concert will feature music originally recorded by rock and pop favorites Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind and Fire and others, according to Andrew Sperandeo, director of the Rockin’ Axes groups. Admission is free. For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

  • Mar. 31–Apr. 1Twister

    Twister

    Jack Heifner
    • Fri., Mar. 31, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Apr. 1:
      • 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre
      • 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will present the student-directed, one-act play “Twister” by SFA Playwright-In-Residence Jack Heifner at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the Downstage Theatre on the SFA campus. McAllen senior Pedro Adan Dominguez is the director, and he describes “Twister” as the story of a couple that survives a destructive natural disaster to find that their dreams for the future have been very different. The Downstage Theatre is located in the Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Drive.

    Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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