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Gun Show

Visual Arts
Gun Show
September 7 – October 14
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 7, 5 to 7 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

David Hess started assembling life-size sculptures of assault rifles from what he calls “rescued” objects — ranging from an old black sneaker and vintage turquoise sewing machine, to a raggedy crutch and pink Barbie bike frame — decades ago, increasing his pace of production following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in 2012. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA Presents: Susan McCully

Theatre/Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Presents: Susan McCully
Wednesday, September 13, 12 – 1 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) present playwright Susan McCully, who will speak on her new work All She Must Possess, a play inspired by the life of Etta Cone. (Click heading for full description.)

Celebration of the Life of William T. Brown

Theatre
Celebration of the Life of William T. Brown
Saturday, September 23, 1–3 p.m.
Proscenium Theatre

On September 19, 2016, the UMBC theatre community lost a family member, Professor Emeritus William “Bill” T. Brown. In 1970, he became a founding member of the Department of Theatre at UMBC and served as its chair for 18 years. Friends, former students, and faculty are invited to attend this special event in his honor. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA: Launch Event for New Publications by Faculty Researchers — Lisa Cella, Viviana Coleman (Cordova), and Airi Yoshioka
Tuesday, November 7, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Music Box (151 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

The Center for Research, Innovation and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Lisa Cella, Viviana Coleman (Cordova), and Airi Yoshioka. The event recognizes recent CD releases by professors Cella and Yoshioka, and the debut of a book by professor Coleman. (Click heading for full description.)

Twelfth Night

Theatre
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Directed by Eve Muson
Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 19
Proscenium Theatre

The UMBC Department of Theatre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, directed by Eve Muson. (Click heading for full description.)

Senior Dance Concert

Dance
Senior Dance Concert
Friday – Saturday, November 10 – 11, 8 p.m.
Dance Cube (337 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

The Department of Dance presents the Senior Dance Concert, featuring new works that explore the past, present, and future of the human experience through elaborate and exciting movement. (Click heading for full description.)

First Works

Dance
First Works
Friday, November 17, 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.)