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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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Book of Lies

Visual Arts
Monday, April 7 – Saturday, May 31
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

This exhibition examines the lie as human strategy using examples drawn from artists’ responses to the questions, “What is the lie with which I am most complicit?” and “What is the truth that most feeds my life?” (Click heading for full description.)

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The Arts at URCAD 2014

Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
Wednesday, April 23 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Various Locations

A schedule of arts presenters for UMBC’s 18th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD), Wednesday, April 23. (Click heading for full description.)

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Revel in Variety: Shakespeare Sonnets Recited in Over 30 Languages

English, Theatre
Wednesday, April 23 | 3:45 p.m.
University Center 310

In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday, Revel in Variety features performances by UMBC’s faculty, staff and students reciting Shakespeare sonnets in over 30 languages. (Click heading for full description.)

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Die Friseuse

MLLI
Wednesday, April 23 | 7:00 p.m.
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Administration Building Room 101

As part of the MLLI Film Series, the German area of MLLI presents Die Friseuse (The Hairdresser), a bittersweet comedy by Doris Dörrie (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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Criminals in Love

Theatre
Thursday, May 1 – Sunday, May 4
PAHB Theatre

The Department of Theatre presents the comedy, Criminals in Love by George F. Walker, under the direction of Colette Searls, associate professor of Theatre. An edgy modern award-winning comedy about two lust-filled teenagers in love, Gail and Junior, who are desperately trying to avoid going in the family business—crime! (Click heading for full description.)

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First Works

Dance
Friday, May 2 | 8:00 p.m.
Studio 317, Fine Arts Building

UMBC Dance students present choreographic work for the first time in this First Works dance concert. (Click heading for full description.)

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