Author Archives: Tom Moore

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MFA Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
Thursday, April 3 — Friday, April 25
Opening Reception Thursday April 3, 5 – 7 pm
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the annual MFA Imaging and Digital Arts Thesis Exhibition featuring works by graduates Michael Farley, Charlotte Keniston, Alexandra Macchi, Shana Palmer, Carrie Rennolds and Dominique Zeltzman. (Click on heading for full description.)

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Corazon del Sol: Truth, Lies & the Construction of Reality: A Conversation About Book of Lies

Humanities Forum, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Wednesday, April 16 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Los Angeles based artist and curator Corazon del Sol will discuss Book of Lies, the conceptual art project and exhibition of the same name conceived of—but ultimately left unfinished—by her mother, conceptual artist Eugenia P. Butler. Del Sol will examine the lie as a human strategy for coping with life, and how artists use the lie to explore our relationship with the truth. (Click heading for full description.)

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UMBC Symphony Orchestra

Music
Sunday, April 27 | 7:30 p.m.
UMBC Symphony Orchestra
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The UMBC Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of E. Michael Richards. (Click heading for full description.)

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CIRCA Catalyst: Steve Bradley and Nicole King

Interdisciplinary
Monday, April 28 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

UMBC associate professor Steve Bradley of Visual Arts and assistant professor Nicole King of American Studies will present their collaborative research Mapping Baybrook, an interdisciplinary exploration of place that uses digital mapping to illustrate research on the history and culture of an industrial community in Baltimore, Maryland referred to as Baybrook—a merging of the names of two neighborhoods, Brooklyn and Curtis Bay. The story of Greater Baybrook reflects the tenacity of a community striving for sustainability in the boom and bust of U. S. industrial development. (Click heading for full description.)

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Linda Dusman: Interiors: Identity in Music

Humanities Forum
Thursday, May 1 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

During her Liptiz Professorship, Linda Dusman’s research explored identity issues in her own music and the music of Eleanor Hovda, a 20th-century American composer recently added to Dusman’s I Resound Press archive. The lecture will present her compositional process in the creation of two works, Lake, Thunder and Interiors, as well as general reflections on the exploration of identity in music by feminist composers. (Click heading for full description.)

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Jubilee Singers

Music
Saturday, May 3 | 7:00 p.m.
Jubilee Singers
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Department of Music presents the Jubilee Singers (followed immediately by the UMBC Gospel Choir) under the direction of Janice Jackson. (Click heading for full description.)

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UMBC Jazz In Concert

Music
Sunday, May 4 | 3:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The UMBC Jazz Ensemble performs under the direction of Matthew Belzer. (Click heading for full description.)

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CIRCA Catalyst: Jan Baum and Eric Dyer

Interdisciplinary
Monday, May 5 | 12 Noon
Dresher Center Conference Room (216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

Circa Catalyst, an ongoing series promoting conversations around transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that fuses the performing and visual arts with other fields of inquiry and scholarship, presents Jan Baum and Eric Dyer. (Click heading for full description.)

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UMBC Wind Ensemble

Music
Monday, May 5 | 8:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Wind Ensemble under the direction of Brian Kaufman. (Click heading for full description.)

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UMBC Chamber Players

Music
Wednesday, May 7 | 8:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Chamber Players under the direction of Airi Yoshioka. (Click heading for full description.)

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