Events for Monday, Mar 19, 2018

MPL: Spoken Word of Mobile

Join members of Spoken Word of Mobile for an evening of poetry readings at the Library.  Students and adults are encouraged to share readings of their own works or works from their favorite poets. For more information, please call 438-7075.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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MPL: Fun & Fitness

Join Ms. Cynthia for a high powered session of aerobics, featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance. Registration is recommended. For more information or to register, please call 438-7075.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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MPL: Book Club- Classics Revisited

Join us this month for some lively book discussions on some of our favorite classics. This month’s topics of discussion are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. For more information, please call 208-7902.

Location: Ben May Main Library

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USA Spring Concert Series

USA Piano Ensembles Spring Concert 

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: USA Performing Arts Center

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MMofA: do it

do it began in Paris in 1993 as a conversation between curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier. They were curious to see what would happen if they started an exhibition that could constantly generate new versions of itself. To test the idea, they invited 12 artists to propose artworks based on written “scores” or instructions that can be openly interpreted every time they are presented. The instructions were then translated into 9 different languages and circulated internationally as a book.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MMofA: Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

Tuesdays, February 20 – March 27
5:30 – 8 p.m.
$175/$130 members
EARLY BIRD: $155/$110 members
Register by 02/06/2018 for Early Bird Price 

Build on basic pottery wheel skills in this eight-week intermediate class. Participants will learn to refine their forms, throw larger pieces, and create more complex forms such as lidded jars. Students registering for Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel must have prior wheel throwing experience and the ability to center by themselves.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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University of Mobile Preview Day

University of Mobile is announcing a Preview Day March 19. 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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