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Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection

Visual Arts
Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection
Through December 12
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection is an exhibition of 62 photographs from The Mark Rice Collection, donated to the Special Collections at the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at UMBC in 1998. The exhibition considers various aesthetic, social, and historical aspects of the photographic representation of the male body since 1969 and the history of gay male photography. This exhibition sets out to display and entice contemplation of the male body and engage the complicated dynamics of looking at the male form. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Jazz Ensemble

Music
UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, October 22, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer. The program will prominently feature works from John Coltrane’s iconic album A Love Supreme. (Click heading for full description.)

Deirdre McCloskey: “Human Values and The Great Enrichment”

Social Sciences Forum
Mullen Lecture, Department of Economics
Deirdre McCloskey: “Human Values and The Great Enrichment”
Monday, October 23, 4 – 5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

Deirdre McCloskey’s talk will focus on how workers’ economic conditions improve when they are given a chance to live in a better functioning economy. But how do we get that better functioning economy? (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA Presents: Cara Ober

Visual Arts/Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Presents: Cara Ober
Wednesday October 25, 12 – 1 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) is pleased to present Baltimore-based cultural organizer and artist Cara Ober, who will speak about her experiences as founding editor of BmoreArt, Baltimore’s celebrated online art magazine and print journal. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America
Thursday, October 26 – Saturday, October 28
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents Livewire 8: Asian Music in America, a festival of contemporary music that will explore the creativity of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Music of ten composers, including Shih-Hui Chen, Kyong Mee Choi, Mandy Fang, Hitomi Kaneko, Liza Lim, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Tokuhide Niimi, and P. Q. Phan, will be performed by UMBC faculty and students, including the Ruckus contemporary faculty music ensemble. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Ruckus
Thursday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Ruckus, the contemporary faculty ensemble in residence at UMBC, inaugurates the Livewire 8 festival with a concert featuring works by Mandy Fang, Tokuhide Niimi, P. Q. Phan, and Kyong Mee Choi. (Click heading for full description.)

Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert

Music
Livewire 8: Asian Music in America — Student Concert
Friday, October 27, 12 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Students from the Department of Music present a concert of various works as part of the Livewire 8 festival, featuring music of composers with cultural connections to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. (Click heading for full description.)