Events for Monday, Oct 09, 2017

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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USA Concert Choir and University Chorale: Fall Choral Concert

Laura M. Moore, conductor.

Serving both the university community and the entire Gulf Coast region through profound artistic and academic achievement, the Department of Music Musical Arts Concert Series features faculty recitals and student ensemble performances worthy of inclusion on anyone's "not-to-be-missed" list of events.  Regular Musical Arts Series attendees have been treated since 2001 to an average of 35 concerts per season, and this season will be no exception!  Student ensemble programs range from regular concerts by the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, University Chorale, Opera & Musical Theatre, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, USA Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Flute Choir, various World Music Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, and Piano Ensembles, while the performing faculty normally is represented in half of the concerts in the form of terrific solo and chamber ensemble recitals.

Scheduled in USA's Laidlaw Performing Arts Center 240-seat Recital Hall, concerts generally begin at 7:30 p.m. for evening performances and at 3:00 p.m. for scheduled Sunday events.  Tickets for admission to all MAS concerts and other ticketed events are normally sold at the door only (except where indicated) and the hall is open to our patrons approximately 45 minutes in advance of each presentation.  Except where indicated, tickets are $8 each for general admission and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens.  (Presently we accept cash or checks only.)  Questions regarding special accommodation or other considerations should be directed to the Events Coordinator (251-460-7116) or the Music Department Staff (251-460-6136).  Questions also may be emailed to Keith Bohnet at kbohnet@southalabama.edu

Location: Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, Laidlaw Theatre

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September Exhibitions at MAC

This September at MAC, we will host Mobile Fashion Week’s "An Infamous Tag," featuring graffiti-inspired fashion and art created by designers Justin Tullie, Tony Davis, and artist Jordan Atchison in the Small Room; “Gallery of Art Quilts 2017,” showcasing the Azalea City Art Quilters newest fabric works - including their most recent group project, “Under the Sea” - in the Skinny Gallery;  and "Brush Up" & "Speak Up," a video project and arts exhibition documenting works from young citizens of the Strickland Youth Center, in the Danielle Juzan Gallery. Meet the artists on ArtWalk night, September 8, from 6 - 9 PM. Regular gallery hours are 9 AM - 5 PM on weekdays.

Location: Mobile Arts Council

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University of Mobile Preview Day

University of Mobile is announcing a Preview Day October 9. A Preview Day includes a campus tour, academic meetings with professors, information about admission and financial aid, and a visit with current students. University of Mobile offers $2,000 scholarships to prospective students who attend a Preview Day and enroll. Register at umobile.edu/preview.

Location: University of Mobile

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