February 19, 2014

Arts Roundup: Drama, music — and the Dance Majors Concert

As we approach the final stretch of February, drama music and dance round out this week in the arts. The School of Music and DXARTS present a Music of Today concert featuring André Richard and the School of Drama prepares to debut “The Arabian Nights.”  Also, if you enjoy contemporary dance, check out the UW Dance Majors Concert Feb. 26- March 2.

Andre Richard

Composer André Richard performs Feb. 25, in Meany Hall.

Music of Today: “Music of Luigi Nono and André Richard”
7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 | Meany Hall
Swiss composer and conductor Richard concludes a weeklong residency at the School of Music with a concert featuring works by Nono and others.  More info.

UW Dance Majors Concert
7:30 p.m., Feb. 26-March 2 | Meany Studio Theatre
Enjoy contemporary dance as the UW Dance Majors express their creative voices through every aspect of dance – from choreography to production and design. More info.

“The Arabian Nights“
Feb. 26-March 9 | Jones Playhouse
A world full of movement and music emerges as Scheherazade’s stories unfold from the secret crevices and dark shadows on stage. The trappings of a Persian palace help transport audiences to another time and place where the young Scheherazade tells a story every night to postpone the death sentence imposed by her husband, King Shahryar. More info.

Symphonic, Concert and Campus Bands Present “The Third Coast
7:30 p.m., Feb. 27 | Meany Hall
School of Music bands perform “Storyville,” by James Syler; “Southern Harmony,” by Donald Grantham; “King Cotton,” by Karl King; and “Bayou Breakdown,” by Brant Karrick. More info.

The Arabian Nights

Mike Hipple

Christian Telesmar and Brianne Hill in “The Arabian Nights,” Feb. 28-March 9.

“Map of Virtue”
Feb. 27-March 9 | Hutchinson Hall, Cabaret Theater
An exploration of the extremities of human relationships and the beauty of language, this play is a study in symmetry that switches between interview, poetry, scenes and silence. Presented by the Undergraduate Theater Society. More info.

First-Year Master of Fine Art Exhibit 
Through Feb. 28 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Artwork produced by first-year Master of Fine Arts students. More info.

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