Next Spotlight UB Event:
Aspen String Trio
Tuesday, 3/11, 7pm
Neil Feather in Worlds in Collusion
Daniel Berrigan's Trial of the Catonsville Nine
Homo Will Inherit, Gay Expectations Too
Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues
Poet Gayle Danley
Armagh 2013 John Hewitt International Writing Festival performance
Armagh 2012 rehearsal, Marketplace Theatre, Northern Ireland
Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive
Students of Armagh Project 2013 at the John Hewitt International Writing Festival
Jessica Blake and Eric Jensen's The Exonerated
Armagh Project 2013 students in Armagh City, N. Ireland
Staged reading of Kendra Kopelke's Hopper's Women
Sparrow's Point Steel Drum Band, Worlds in Collusion
Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf
Part of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, Spotlight UB is pleased to present another season of readings, theatrical productions, concerts, and integrated arts performances in the Wright Theater, an acoustically designed space on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center. The diversified programming spans the arts from Beethoven to storytelling and from spoken word poetry to improvisational piano.
Aspen String Trio, March 11, 7pm
The Aspen String Trio returns to campus to perform a concert of Beethoven and Mozart, as well as conduct residencies throughout the week. WBJC radio personality Jonathan Palevsky joins the trio again to supply intriguing and hilarious historical context. Tickets are $5 students and UB alumni, $10 staff and seniors, and $15 general.
Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things, April 3-5, 7pm with a matinee on Thursday, April 3
Linda Chambers directs this ruthless exploration of the art of relationships. Featuring the work of alum Kerrin Smith, grad student Mychael Zulauf and local actors Molly Rice and Zach Bopst, the play has been described as an "absolutely chilling report from the sex war's frontline" by Nicholas de Jongh of The Standard. Tickets are $5 student and UB alumni, $10 staff and seniors, and $15 general.
An Evening with Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, April 10, 7:30pm, Bogomolny Room, 5th floor, Student Center
Excerpts of work by and about F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald are free to the public.
College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Talent Show, April 24, 7pm
CAS Has Talent! This variety show and silent auction are a fundraiser for CAS summer student scholarship. CAS faculty and staff will perform music, comedy, dance and prose, featuring the talent of Dean Laura Bryan, Kelly Carr, John Chapin, Jane Delury, Roger Friskey, Robin Gunkel, Fred Guy, Jeffrey Hoover, Kendra Kopelke, Kimberley Lynne, Arthur Magida, Steve Matanle, Carey Miller, Daniel Page, Michael Palmer, Joan Weber, Cheryl Wilson, Marion Winik and Betsy Yarrison. TBA on tickets.
Emerging Voices Project
EVP continues into its fifth year with a mix of storytelling, music, poetry, memoir and theatre. The events are all free to the public and start at 7pm.
Wednesday, May 7, Marion Winick's Oral Storytelling class will perform an astounding variety of monologues about everything from family secrets to modern love.
Thursday, May 22, MFA Candidate and rock star Ron Kipling Williams presents Dreadlocks, Rock 'n Roll and Human Rights, a powerful mix of poetry performance, music, video and visual art.
Thursday, May 29, MFA Candidate and UB Veterans Coordinator Anthony Moll will read his military memoir pieces.
Thursday, June 5, Kendra Kopelke's Creative Writing class will perform their short plays.
Armagh Project 2014, July 3- August 3
University of Baltimore creative writers journey again to Northern Ireland with adjunct and theater events coordinator Kimberley Lynne for a month-long intensive residency that culminates in performance in the John Hewitt International Summer School Festival.
High Zero Foundation's Exotic Hypnotic Festival as part of Artscape, July 18-20
The High Zero Foundation returns to UB with another amazing mash-up of local experimental music for three crazy days.
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All events are held in the Wright Theater on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. (at the corner of Maryland and Mt. Royal avenues).
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