BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Sept. 18-Oct. 2, 2013
Daily Dose | 09/16/2013
BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Sept. 18-Oct. 2, 2013
Sept. 18— A food-centered art exhibit titled “Consumed: Nourishment and Indulgence” opens at 11 a.m. in the Willard Wankelman Gallery of BGSU’s Fine Arts Center. “Consumed” displays work that considers some of the issues, attitudes and associations that food symbolizes, and will continue through Oct. 9. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Free
Sept. 18—The “FOCUS” exhibition, located in Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery of the Fine Arts Center, displays the artwork of gifted high school artists from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. The work will be on display through Oct. 5. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Free
Sept. 19—BGSU’s Jazz Lab Band 1 performs with guest artist Gary Smulyan at 8 p.m. in Donnell Theatre of the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Smulyan is one of the top baritone saxophonists on the scene today. He will also conduct two master classes while on campus. Free
Sept. 19—The International Film Series kicks off with “The Tiniest Place” (“El lugar mas pequeño”). This Mexican documentary follows an annihilated town in the Salvadoran jungle that rebuilds itself after surviving a tragedy. The film begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Sept. 21—BGSU’s Steel Pan Band performs “Steel Away,” a special concert for young people, at 11 a.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The concert is aimed at children through age 8. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children, available at the door or online at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling 419-372-8171.
Sept. 22—Sunday Matinees features “Battling Butler,” directed by Buster Keaton. The 1926 silent comedy is considered Keaton’s second most successful feature, behind “The Navigator.” The film starts at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Sept. 22—The BG Philharmonia and BGSU Wind Symphony join forces for a 3 p.m. concert in Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. For ticket information, visit bgsu.edu/arts or call 419-372-8171.
Sept. 22—As part of BGSU’s “Consumed: Nourishment and Indulgence” exhibit, Morgan Spurlock’s cult classic “Supersize Me” will be featured. Cameras follow Spurlock as he eats nothing but McDonald’s food for an entire month. The film starts at 4 p.m. in 1101 Fine Arts Center. Free
Sept. 23—ARTalks welcomes Ed Hooks for his presentation of “Shamanistic Roots of Acting.” Hooks pioneered acting training specifically geared toward animators rather than actors. He has shared his expertise with most major studios and video game companies including DreamWorks, Disney and Microsoft. He is also a professional actor who has appeared on “Golden Girls,” “Murder, She Wrote” and “Full House.” His talk begins at 5 p.m. in 204 Fine Arts Center. Free
Sept. 24—Tuesdays at the Gish spotlights Thora Birch and Scarlet Johansson in “Ghost World,” a 2001 film by Terry Zwigoff. Based on a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes, the film follows the misadventures of two high school graduates as they seek their path through life, meeting fellow outcast Steve Buscemi along the way. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Sept. 24—The Chamber Jazz Ensembles featuring BGSU jazz students perform at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Sept. 25—The Faculty Artist Series continues with Kevin Schempf on clarinet at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Sept. 26—Master of Fine Arts students Katrin Tschirgi and Brett Sipes will present their work in the Creative Writing Program’s Reading Series, co-sponsored by the program, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Mid-American Review. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. at Prout Chapel. Free
Sept. 26—The International Film Series presents “Where Do We Go Now?” (“Et maintenant on va où?”), a Lebanese film set in a small village with the church and mosque located right next to each other. The local women come up with clever schemes to distract their men from starting a religious war. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Sept. 28—The College of Musical Arts’ 2013-14 Festival Series begins with a live taping of “From the Top,” the National Public Radio program featuring performances by talented young musicians. Hosted by pianist Christopher O’Riley, the classical music program includes lively conversations with the performers. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Before the performance, a free Festival Series Forum at 7:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Center provides an opportunity to learn more about “From the Top” and the music that will be performed. For series or single ticket information, visit bgsu.edu/arts or call 419-372-8171.
Sept. 29—Faculty artists from the BGSU College of Musical Arts perform at 3 p.m. in The Great Gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art. Free
Sept. 29— The Gish Film Theater’s Sunday Matinees remembers “The Forgotten Clown: Harry Langdon.” Briefly compared to Charlie Chaplin, Langdon creates an odd, elf-like being in a number of scripts written by Frank Capra. Films featured include “His First Flame” (1927), “His Marriage Vow” (1925) and “Saturday Afternoon” (1926). The program begins at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Sept. 29— In conjunction with BGSU’s “Consumed: Nourishment and Indulgence” exhibit, the Sunday Munch Film Series presents “Food, Inc.” Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser discuss what they think is wrong with America’s industrialized food system. The film starts at 4 p.m. in 1101 Fine Arts Center. Free
Sept. 30—Graphic designer Andrew Shea visits BGSU for his ARTalk on “Designing for Social Change.” Shea works with companies designing websites, environmental graphics and books. He also teaches design at Parsons School of Design and recently spoke at TEDx Transmedia in Rome. His presentation starts at 5 p.m. in 204 Fine Arts Center. Free
Oct. 1—Tuesdays at the Gish continues with Charlie Chaplin’s 1925 film “The Gold Rush.” Chaplin’s iconic Tramp character travels out West in hopes of finding gold, and instead, finds love. This famous silent film starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. Free
Oct. 1—The College of Musical Arts welcomes jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe, known for his harmonically rich and mellow sound. Lowe tours the globe performing by himself, with his own quintet and with the André Previn Trio. His performance starts at 8 p.m. at Clazel Theatre (127 N. Main St., Bowling Green).