BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 24-March 10, 2010

Feb. 24—Bowling Green State University’s annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, a juried show of student work, continues in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries of the Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The show goes on through March 7.

Feb. 24—
Bowling Green State University’s Faculty Artist Series continues with pianist Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free.

Feb. 25—The Bowling Green State University Student Jazz Combos will be in concert at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free.

Feb. 25—A cast of freshmen and transfer students at Bowling Green State University will appear in the annual Newcomers Theatre Production, “Almost, Maine.” In John Cariani’s tale of an enchanted midwinter night’s dream, all is not exactly as it seems when the residents of the remote, mythical town of Almost, Me., find themselves falling in and out of love in ways both unexpected and hilarious. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Feb. 25-27) and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 27 and 28), Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students and other adults, $6 for children under 12, and $5 for those 65 and older. To order tickets, call the box office at 419-372-2719.

Feb. 26—The music of Michael Jackson will be featured in Bowling Green State University’s 22nd annual dinner theatre, held in honor of Black History Month. The 8 p.m. performance will be held in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Tickets to “Michael Jackson: The One and Only!” are $12.50, on sale at the Union information desk or by calling the Office of Multicultural Affairs, 419-372-2642.

Feb. 26—The Bowling Green Opera Theater Forum will be held at 7:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center, immediately before the performance of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.” The forum is free.

Feb. 26—The Bowling Green Opera Theater will present Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are $13 and $10, respectively, the day of the performance. To reserve seats, call the center box office at 1-800-589-2224 or 419-372-8171.

Feb. 27— Bowling Green State University’s 22nd annual dinner theatre, held in honor of Black History Month, will feature the music of Michael Jackson. The dinner buffet begins at 6 p.m., followed by “Michael Jackson: The One and Only!” at 7 p.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Advance tickets are $25, on sale at the Union information desk or by calling the Office of Multicultural Affairs, 419-372-2642. There will be no tickets sold at the door.

Feb. 28— The Bowling Green Opera Theater Forum will be held at 2:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center, immediately before the performance of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.” The forum is free.

Feb. 28— The Bowling Green Opera Theater will present Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” at 3 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are $13 and $10, respectively, the day of the performance. To reserve seats, call the center box office at 1-800-589-2224 or 419-372-8171.

March 1—Works by doctor of musical arts students at Bowling Green State University will be showcased at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free.

March 2—“Music from Bowling Green at the Manor House” will feature the winners of Bowling Green State University’s Chamber Music Competition, 7:30 p.m. at Toledo’s Wildwood Metropark. Free.

March 2—Work by Bowling Green State University film students will be showcased in “Cine-Posium,” at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater in Hanna Hall. The evening will feature screenings of short films and other material created in production courses, along with discussion. Free.

March 3—Bowling Green State University’s Festival Forum, designed to inform audiences about the performance they are about to see, will be held at 7:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center, preceding the 8 p.m. show by Chanticleer. The forum in free.

March 3—Chanticleer, one of the world’s preeminent vocal ensembles, will perform at 8 p.m. in Bowling Green State University’s Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Back by popular demand, the 12-member, all-male group will give the final performance in this year’s Festival Series, with a program ranging from Renaissance to new music. Tickets to the BGSU performance are $36, $28 and $20 for adults and $29, $22 and $15 for students. For ticket information, call the box office weekdays from noon-6 p.m. at 1-800-589-2224 or 419-372-8171.

March 4—Poet Jessica Zinz and fiction writer Michelle Zuppa, graduate students in Bowling Green State University’s creative writing program, will read from their work at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel on the BGSU campus. Free.

March 4—The Bowling Green State University Concert and University bands and Wind Symphony will be in concert at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The program will include works by Bruce Yurko, Samuel Adler and Walter Hartley. Free.

March 7—The last day for Bowling Green State University’s annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, a juried show of student work, in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries of the Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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(Posted February 22, 2010 )