Category Arts

Christopher Boyd Brown: Harmonious Monk

Humanities Forum / Music / MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Colloquium Lecture
“Harmonious Monk: Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music”
Christopher Boyd Brown, Associate Professor of Church History, Boston University
Wednesday, October 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present an interdisciplinary concert-lecture on Martin Luther’s use of music and the community practice of hymn-singing in the Protestant Reformation. Brown will discuss how Lutheran hymns, sung in the streets and homes as well as in community spaces, were central to the success of the Reformation. UMBC students will provide live musical examples of plainchant, Reformation hymns, and multi-part choral works by Walter and Bach. (Click heading for full description.)

Gun Show: Handling, Questioning, Discussing

Visual Arts
Gun Show: Handling, Questioning, Discussing
Thursday, October 5, 4 p.m
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture &
Fine Arts Amphitheater

Dr. Kathy O’Dell opens her essay in the brochure that accompanies Gun Show with this question: “How does it feel to hold a gun?” At an event on October 5, starting at 4:00 PM at the CADVC and then moving to the Fine Arts Amphitheater, attendees will have an opportunity to explore that question as they view and handle (if they so wish) a selection of David Hess’s sculptures…(Click heading for full description.)

Launch Event with Dr. Maurice Berger

Visual Arts
Launch Event with Dr. Maurice Berger
Thursday, October 12, 4 – 6 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Please join us for a reception celebrating the launch of four research projects by CADVC Research Professor and Chief Curator, Dr. Maurice Berger. Over the past year, Dr. Maurice Berger has completed four major research projects for the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC. (Click heading for full description.)

inging: Created and Performed by Jeanine Durning

inging: Created and Performed by Jeanine Durning
Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m.
Dance Cube (Room 337)
Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Created and performed by New York-based artist Jeanine Durning, inging is a choreography of the mind; a rush of uninterrupted and unscripted speech that tracks the velocity of thought and maps the terrain of a shared present moment. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Jazz in Concert

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

The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert under the direction of Matthew Belzer, featuring all of the UMBC jazz groups, large and small, and spotlighting student compositions. (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

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.)