Author Archives: Tom Moore

Todd Forsgren Adelaide’s Warbler (Setophaga adelaidae), 2009 From the series Ornithological Accession no. 2016-07-001

Depth of Field

Visual Arts
Depth of Field: Acquisitions to the Photography Collections, 2008 – 2018
Through December 19
Reception: Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 8 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The exhibition Depth of Field presents approximately one hundred images acquired over the last ten years by UMBC’s Photography Collections through generous gifts from donors and artists. The photographs on view highlight the breadth and depth of the collection and illustrate the range of forms, technology, and artists that historically shaped the medium and are presently impacting its ongoing evolution. (Click heading for full description.)

11/15 performance CANCELED — Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Please note: The performance scheduled for Thursday, November 15 has been canceled due to inclement weather. All ticket holders will automatically receive refunds. We hope to see you at one of the other performances!

Theatre
Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Nyalls Hartman
November 15 – 18
Proscenium Theatre

Following an accidental meeting in a coffee shop, a woman, Jean, inherits (or rather, pockets) an incessantly ringing cell phone from underneath its recently deceased owner, Gordon. Caught up in a series of strange encounters, Jean must confront her own assumptions… (Click heading for full description.)

First Works

Dance
First Works
Friday, November 16, 8 p.m.
Dance Cube (337 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

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

UMBC New Music Ensemble

Student Composers Workshop

Music
Student Composers Workshop
Sunday, November 18, 3 p.m.
Music Box

The Department of Music presents a Student Composers Workshop, featuring premieres of new compositions. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Symphony

UMBC Symphony Orchestra

Music
UMBC Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, November 18, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of E. Michael Richards, featuring Edward Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations, and works by Hector Berlioz, Ernst Bloch, and Robert Schumann, with soloists Donia Galarowicz and Michael Bradshaw. (Click heading for full description.)

Paternal Rites

CIRCA Presents Jules Rosskam, UMBC, and Margaret Rorison, MICA

Visual Arts
CIRCA Presents Jules Rosskam, UMBC, and Margaret Rorison, MICA
Thursday, November 29, 7 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Jules Rosskam is an award-winning filmmaker, educator and interdisciplinary artist interested in liminal spaces: the space between male and female, between documentary and fiction, between moving image and still. Margaret Rorison is filmmaker and curator from Baltimore. Her works often develop from explorations through rural and urban landscapes, combining language, sound and imagery to create installations, films and live 16mm projections. (Click heading for full description.)

Interplay - Sampson - Talukdar

Interplay: Daniel E. Sampson and Natasha Talukdar

Music
Interplay: Daniel E. Sampson and Natasha Talukdar
Thursday, November 29, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

InterPlay, a joint venture of UMBC and the Peabody Institute, began in 2016 as a way to connect UMBC undergraduate music majors with Peabody graduate students for their mutual benefit. For this performance, tenor Daniel E. Sampson will collaborate with pianist Natasha Talukdar. (Click heading for full description.)