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February 2016

Art and Design

Our Fragile Home
January 14 – February 13, 2015
CMU Art Gallery Main & West Galleries
For details visit https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFAArtGallery/Pages/default.aspx


Great Lakes:
  Image and Word
January 19 – April 1, 2016
Grand Valley State University Art Gallery, Allendale, MI
CMU Art & Design Professor Sally Rose exhibiting
For further information contact Sally Rose at rose1sn@cmich.edu or visit http://www.gvsu.edu/artgallery/


2016 Annual Juried CMU Student Art Exhibition

February 26 – March 26, 2016
CMU Art Gallery Main and West Galleries
Reception:  Saturday, February 27, 2016, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Contact Anne Gochenour at goche1as@cmich.edu for further information.

CMU Art Gallery hours:  Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 989-774-3800.  Director, Anne Gochenour, 989-774-7457, goche1as@cmich.edu.

Collaborative Spirits; creativity beyond that possible by an individual
Art Faculty Michael Volker, Al Wildey and Steve Barber exhibiting
January 14 – February 28, 2016
CMU Park Library Baber Room


“Scapes – Land, Sea, Sky and Mind”

Art Faculty Michael Volker, Steve Barber and Kathy Kaunitz Jones exhibiting
January 16 – March 22, 2016
515 Gallery, Clare, MI
Visit www.515gallery.org or call 989-386-4175 for further information.

 

Insight
Art Faculty and Students Kristi Crancon, Ted Evans, Ryan Flesher, Erin Horning, Kathy Jones,
Jamie Morse, Kris Sanford, Sam Soet Michael Volker, Al Wildey and Rebecca Zeiss exhibiting
February 12 – March 26, 2016
Helios Art Gallery, Downtown Mt. Pleasant, MI (next to Trillium)
Reception:  Friday, February 12, 2016, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Visit www.heliosartgallery.com or call 989-317-3321 for further information


Broadcast and Cinematic Arts

Central Michigan International Film Festival**
Friday – Sunday, February 5 – 7, 2016
Thursday – Sunday, February 11 – 14, 2016
Celebration! Cinema, Mt. Pleasant, MI and CMU's Park Library Auditorium
Tickets are $5/each or $10 for a book of five and go on sale in January at Java City/Park Library and Celebration! Cinema.

For a complete festival schedule, visit www.cmiff.com.

Communication and Dramatic Arts

A Skull in Connemara – Studio Theatre Production
By Martin McDonagh
Thursday – Saturday, February 4 – 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Theatre-on-the-Side
Limited first come, first serve seating so arrive early.
For further information contact Jim Hickerson at hicke1jr@cmich.edu.

 

Mother Hicks*
Written by Suzan Zeder
Directed by Nancy Eddy
Wednesday - Friday, February 10 – 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, February 13 – 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT TIME FOR SATURDAY PERFORMANCE THAN USUAL to accommodate ASL & Closed Caption public performance.

For details, visit: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFADeptofCommunicationandDramaticArts/DOCDAUniversityTheatre/DOCDAUTCurrentSeason/Pages/default.aspx


Natya Dance Company Dance Workshops

All workshops in CMU Rose 127 Dance Studio
Tuesday – Thursday, February 16 – 18, 2016
For various workshops being offered, times and further information, please contact Heather Trommer-Beardslee at tromm1hm@cmich.edu or visit www.cda.cmich.edu/news.

 

Trap Door Improv
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 6:00, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
CMU Moore Hall Platform Theatre, Room 102
Limited first come, first serve seating so arrive early.
For further information contact Jim Hickerson at hicke1jr@cmich.edu.


MUG Communication Conference

Friday, February 26, 2016, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
For details, visit www.cda.cmich.edu/mug or contact Dr. Kirsten Weber at comconnect@cmich.edu.

 

Center for Innovation, Collaboration, and Engagement (ICE Center)

ICE Center Incubation Seminar
Topic:  Grants
Friday, February 19, 2016
11:00 a.m. Presentation
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Round Table Discussion
Moore Hall 430
Open to the public

Email Johnny Sparks at spark3j@cmich.edu or Lesley Withers at withe1la@cmich.edu for further information.

Journalism

Jack Hartman, Guest Speaker
Topic:
  How to write a column
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Moore Hall, Room 116
For further information contact the Journalism office at 989-774-3196 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Music

All concerts are in Staples Family Concert Hall unless otherwise indicated

Contact School of Music at 989-774-3281 for further information.

 

Faculty Artist Adrienne Wiley, piano & organ*
Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Weekend - Faculty Jazz Combo*
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 7:30 p.m.


Jazz Weekend Guest Artist**
Walter White, Trumpet

Friday, February 5, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
CMU Warriner Hall, Plachta Auditorium

Marimba Studio Recital
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Chamichian Hall

 

Faculty Artist Tracy Watson, soprano*
Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

CMU Orchestra
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m.


Formosa Trio

Friday, February 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Chamichian Hall


Colness Vocal Competition
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

CMU Percussion Ensemble
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Guest Artists: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center*
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Staples Endowed Concert


Bassoon Studio Recital

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall


Choir Concerts

Sunday, February 21, 2016
2:00 p.m. Women's Chorus, Focus on Women
5:00 p.m. Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:30 p.m.


Flute Choir Recital

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Chamichian Recital Hall

 

*Tickets can be purchased at CMU Tickets Central in the CMU Events Center, or by calling 989-774-3045.  Tickets and event details are also available online at www.cmich.edu/ticketcentral and prior to the event at the door.

 

**Special pricing – contact Central Box Office or contact listed in event announcement. 

 

May be charged an additional box office service fee.