Fall Exhibits, Plays, Performances and Programs

08-12-09

 

Sept. 5        8:30 p.m.  The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will perform at La Festa Italiana, Court House Square, Scranton. Call 941-7624.

Sept. 12       8:45 a.m.  The Schemel Forum presents University for a Day: Food for Thought-Nourishment for Mind and Heart, sponsored by the Neighborhood Development Trust Fund and the Scranton Area Foundation. DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required.  Fees vary, lunch included. Call 941-7816.

Sept. 14 through Oct. 9       Exhibit:  Landscape In Situ: Paintings by Andrés Alvarez. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall.  Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Sept. 16       7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents All You Have to Do Is Listen, featuring Rob Kapilow, Magdalyn E. Boga, and The University of Scranton Singers.  Presented as part of The University of Scranton's celebration of Interdependence Day.  Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Sept. 18-20 and 25-26       8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. The University of Scranton Players present The Water Engine, by David Mamet. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318.

Sept. 26        7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents In Concert, The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.
 
Sept. 30       noon.  The Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Give Art a Chance: An Art Curator's Perspective on Intertwining Art in the Historical Narrative of the Holocaust, presented by Judith Shendar, deputy director and senior art curator, Yad Vashem, Israel.  Heritage Room,Weinberg Memorial Library. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Oct. 2        5 p.m.  Lecture: Landscape In Situ: Paintings by Andrés Alvarez, by Eva Pitiak, guest Essayist, and 2009 graduate of The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall, Public reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Call 941-4214.

Oct. 5        noon.  The Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Israel/Palestine: A Tale of Two Truths, presented by David N. Myers, professor of Jewish history, UCLA.  Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Oct. 7        8 a.m.  8th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disABILITY, Transition: Today, Tomorrow, Together, featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Connie Garner.  DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 941-4134 or 941-7936.

Oct. 13       noon.  The Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Promised Land: The Books that Shaped America, presented by Jay Parini, distinguished author and professor of English, Middlebury College. Redington Hall. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Oct. 15        7:30 p.m. Annual Harry Mullin, M.D. Lecture featuring Nobel Prize winner for physics Murray Gell-Mann, Ph.D.  Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-5873.

Oct. 19 through Nov. 20       Exhibit: P.W Costello: Designer, Engrosser, Illustrator. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Oct. 19        noon. The Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Afghanistan/Pakistan: As Seen from the Ground, presented by Trudy Rubin, world affairs correspondent, The Philadelphia Inquirer. Rose Room, Brennan Hall.  Fees vary.  Call 941-7816.

Oct. 21       7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents The University of Scranton Student Musicians, In Recital. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Oct. 23       7:30 p.m. Performance Music presents Frank Vignola on guitar and Warren Vache on trumpet/cornet, In Concert.  Houlihan-McLean Center.  Free.  Call 941-7624.

Oct. 26       noon.  The Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: U.S. Foreign Policy: Ten Months into the Obama Era, presented by Harvey Sicherman. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Oct. 30-Nov. 1 & Nov. 6-8         8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players present Redwood Curtain by Lanford Wilson. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318.

Nov. 1        3 p.m. Performance Music presents Mark Kosower on cello and Jee-Won Oh on piano. Houlihan-Mclean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 6        5 p.m. Lecture: The Life and Times of P.W. Costello, Tom Costellok guest Curator, 1973 graduate of The University of Scranton and Michael Sull, master penman and Costello Scholar. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall.  Public reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Call 941-4214.

Nov. 7-8        9 a.m. Weekend Workshop: Spencerian Calligraphy with Michael Sull.  Pre-registration required, fee $50. Calligraphy supplies may be purchased at the event. Call 941-4214 for further details.

Nov. 8        7:30 p.m. Performance Music presents  The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble, In Concert. Houlhan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 13       7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents The University of Scranton String Orchestra, In Concert. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov.  14       5 p.m.  2009 Distinguished Author Award honoring New York Times bestselling author William Bernhardt. Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 941-7816.

Nov. 21       7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents The University of Scranton Concert Band, In Concert.  Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 30 through Dec. 11        Exhibit: In Color: Works by the University of Scranton Photography Club, Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall.  Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Dec. 3-6      8 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. The University of Scranton Players present The Underpants, by Carl Steinham, adapted by Steve Martin.  Mc Dade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

Dec. 4         6 p.m. Public reception for In Color: Works by the University of Scranton Photography Club.  Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall..  Awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. Free. Call 941-4214.

Dec. 5         8 p.m.  Performance Music presents 42nd Annual Noel Night, featuring The University of Scranton Singers, Chamber Choir and small instrumental ensembles. Doors open at 7 p.m. with prelude from 7:05 p.m.  Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. 
Call 941-7624.

Dec. 8        7:30 p.m.  Concert: Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Institute Civic Symphony Orchestra, Jerome Campbell, conductor.  Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Dec. 10      7:30 p.m.  Performance Music presents Empty Stocking Fund Benefit, with Santa Ron Leas and The Christmas Big Band.  Houlihan-McLean Center.  Admission: one new toy, piece of clothing, or monetary donation. Call 941-7624.

Schemel Forum Courses
Tuesdays Sep.15 through Oct. 14        6 p.m.  Seminar series: The University of Scranton Schemel Forum presents Metamorphosis and Literature, with Denise Fulbrook, adjunct professor of English.  Weinberg Memorial Library.  Pre-registration required.  Session fees vary.  Call 941-7816.

Wednesdays Sep. 16 through October 14         6 p.m.   Seminar series: The University of Scranton Schemel Forum presents Church & State or Church v. State, presented by Attorney Mori Myers, Weinberg Memorial Library.  Pre-registration required.  Session fees vary.   Call 941-7816.

Thursdays Oct. 1 through Nov. 5        6 p.m.  Seminar series: The University of Scranton Schemel forum presents Spanish Language and Culture for Beginners: A Forum for Cross-Cultural Understanding,  presented by El-Habib Zanzana, associate professor of foreign languages.  Weinberg Memorial Library.  Pre-registration required.  Session fees vary.Call 941-7816.

 

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