2007-2008 Rhodes Arts Season

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Publication Date: 8/14/2007

Rhodes College is proud to announce its 2007-2008 Arts Season with a blend of art exhibitions and lectures, theatre productions, and music. New this year is the August Wilson Celebration sponsored by The Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College, with additional support from Hattiloo Theatre and The University of Memphis. Also this year, the Center for Outreach in the Development of the Arts (CODA) is presenting the second annual Arts Leadership Symposium. The theme is “The Role of the Arts in Building Creative Communities.” The Rhodes 2007-2008 Arts Season offers something for everyone.

CLOUGH-HANSON GALLERY

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am-5 pm, free
901-843-3442

• Sept. 6, 7 pm: The Elliot Perry Collection: Lecture by New York curator Isolde Brielmaier and New York photographer Wardell Milan in Rhodes’ Blount Auditorium
• Sept. 7, 6-8 pm: The Elliot Perry Collection: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through Oct. 11)
• Oct. 18, 7 pm: Jillian Conrad Exhibition: Lecture in Rhodes’ Blount Auditorium
• Oct. 19, 6-8 pm: Jillian Conrad Exhibition: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through Dec. 5)
• Jan. 17, 7 pm: Jon Rappleye Exhibition: Lecture in Rhodes’ Blount Auditorium
• Jan. 18, 6-8 pm: Jon Rappleye Exhibition: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through Feb. 13)
• Feb. 21, 7 pm: Joey Fauerso Exhibition: Lecture in Rhodes’ Blount Auditorium
• Feb. 22, 6-8 pm: Joey Fauerso Exhibition: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through March 26)
• April 4, 6-8 pm: Juried Student Show: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through April 11)
• April 18, 6-8 pm: Senior Thesis Show: Opening in Clough-Hanson Gallery (runs through April 24)

AUGUST WILSON CELEBRATION

The August Wilson Celebration is sponsored by The Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College, with additional support from Hattiloo Theatre and The University of Memphis
901-843-3834,
mccoy@rhodes.edu

• Sept. 19, 8 pm: August Wilson Celebration: “Goodnight Mr. Wilson,” one-man performance by Charles S. Dutton at Rhodes’ McCallum Ballroom. Reception following (free but seating by ticket, 901-843-3834)
• Sept. 20, 6 pm: August Wilson Celebration: Keynote address by Dr. Sandra Shannon of Howard University at The University of Memphis’ Rose Theatre, entertainment lobby
• Sept. 20, 8 pm: August Wilson Celebration: “The August Wilson Song Book,” a musical tribute performed by Hattiloo Theatre Company in The University of Memphis Lab Theatre
• Sept. 21, 10 am: August Wilson Celebration: “Location, Regionalism and The Delta’s Influence on August Wilson’s Characters,” a brief pre-tour lecture at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre
• Sept. 21, 11 am: August Wilson Celebration: Bus Tour to Clarksdale, Mississippi from Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre ($40, reservations required, 901-843-3834)
• Sept. 21, 7 pm: August Wilson Celebration: “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” a staged reading and discussion at Art Village Gallery, 412 South Main; reception following
• Sept. 22, 10 am: August Wilson Celebration: Continental Breakfast and discussion of Romare Bearden’s art at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre; Dr. David McCarthy of Rhodes College, facilitator
• Sept. 22, 11 am: August Wilson Celebration: “August Wilson’s Women,” lectures by Dr. Ladrica Menson-Furr  of The University of Memphis and Dr. Yolanda Williams Page of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre; lunch following
• Sept. 22, 2 pm: August Wilson Celebration: “Music and August Wilson” presented by Joyce Cobb at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre
• Sept. 22, 8 pm: August Wilson Celebration: “The August Wilson Song Book,” a musical tribute at Hattiloo Theatre, 656 Marshall (901-525-0009 for ticket information)
• Sept. 22, 10 pm: August Wilson Celebration: Finale Party with jazz and blues vocalist Joyce Cobb at Zoras, adjacent to Hattiloo Theatre

RHODES’ MCCOY THEATRE SEASON 27

2 pm  for Sunday matinees and 7:30 pm for all other shows
901-843-3839 for ticket information

• October 31, Nov. 1-3, 8-11: “Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show” at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre
• February 15 & 16, 22-24: “How I Learned to Drive” at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre
• April 4 & 5, 10-13: “Lysistrata” at Rhodes’ McCoy Theatre 


CENTER FOR OUTREACH IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARTS (CODA)

 901-843-3448, weedenj@rhodes.edu for registration information

• Oct. 25, 9 am-9 pm: CODA Arts Leadership Symposium in multiple venues on the Rhodes campus;  “The Role of the Arts in Building Creative Communities” featuring keynote speaker Dr. Steven Tepper of the Curb Center at Vanderbilt University

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

Faculty Recitals, Student Ensembles, and Guest Artists
on the Rhodes campus, free
901-843-3775

• Sept. 17, 7:30 pm: Faculty Concert Series: Brian Ray, piano, in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Sept. 27, 7:30 pm: Faculty Concert Series: Dr. Courtenay Harter presents Prokofiev: A Chamber-Lecture Recital, in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Oct. 11, 7:30 pm: Faculty Concert Series: London Shavers, clarinet, and Ellen Patrick, piano, in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Oct. 22, 7:30 pm: Faculty Concert Series: Carole Blankenship, soprano, and Tom Bryant, piano, in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Oct. 26, 7:30 pm: French Voice Recital: Guest artist Barbara Simmons, mezzo-soprano, and Tom Bryant, piano, in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium
• Nov. 2, 7:30 pm: Jazz Performance with Guest Artist Don Aliquo, saxophone, and Rhodes Jazz Faculty in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Nov. 3, 7:30 pm: Guest Artist Recital: Cosmos featuring Katharine Borst Jones, flute; Mary E. H. Harris, viola; and Jeanne Norton, harp; in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Nov. 7, 7:30 pm: Rhodes Student Jazz Ensembles Performance in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium
• Nov. 9, 7:00 pm: French Canadian Celtic Folk Concert: Vishten in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium
• Nov. 15, 7:30 pm: An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Rhodes Student Ensembles in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• Nov. 19, 7:30 pm:  Rhodes Orchestra Concert featuring Gladys Cauthen competition winner, Emma O’Hagan, flute, in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium
• Feb. 14, 7:30 pm: An Evening of Dance featuring the Rhodes Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles in Rhodes’ McCallum Ballroom
• Feb. 19, 7:30 pm: Springfield Music Lecture: Composer Libby Larsen in Rhodes’ McCallum Ballroom
• March 16, 2 pm: Senior Recital: Jo Beth Campbell, piano, in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall
• April 14, 7:30 pm: Rhodes Women’s Chorus at Evergreen Presbyterian Church (across from Rhodes campus); Mona Kreitner, conductor
• April 17, 7:30 pm: Rhodes Orchestra Concert in Rhodes’ Hardie Auditorium
• April 21, 7:30 pm: An Evening of Chamber Music featuring Rhodes Student Ensembles in Rhodes’ Tuthill Performance Hall

Rhodes Singers
off campus, free

901-843-3775

• Oct. 21, 4 pm: Rhodes Singers and Idlewild Chancel Choir and Orchestra: Karl Perkins “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” at Idlewild Presbyterian Church; Tim Sharp, conductor
• Nov. 28, 12 pm: Calvary and the Arts featuring Rhodes Singers at Calvary Episcopal Church: Tim Sharp, conductor
• Dec. 2, 5:30 pm: Rhodes Singers: “Advent Choral Evensong” at St. George’s Episcopal Church: Tim Sharp, conductor
• Dec. 4, 7:30 pm: Rhodes Singers and Rhodes Women’s Chorus: “Christmas at St. Mary’s” at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral; Tim Sharp and Mona Kreitner, conductors
• Dec. 9, 5:30 pm: Rhodes Singers: “A Service of Lessons and Carols” at Church of the Holy Communion (Episcopal); Tim Sharp, conductor
• April 13, 3 pm: Rhodes Singers and United Kingdom ensemble Alamire: “A European Choral Heritage” at St. Peter’s Catholic Church; Tim Sharp and David Skinner, conductors

Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale
off campus
901-843-3775 for ticket information

• Nov. 11, 3 pm: Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra: Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Serenade to Music” and “Hodie” at Idlewild Presbyterian Church; Tim Sharp, conductor
• March 28, 7:30 pm: Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale, Rhodes Singers, and Memphis Symphony Orchestra: Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception; Tim Sharp, conductor