Zéphyros Winds
Saturday, October 22, 8 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall (PAHB 235)

Now in its 19th season, Zéphyros Winds is one of America’s distinguished chamber ensembles. Their program will feature music by Mozart, Rihm, Fine, Barber, and Mendelssohn. (Click heading for full description.)


The Claudia Quintet and the UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, October 23, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Claudia Quintet will be performing new works in celebration of their latest release “Super Petite” on Cuneiform Records, as well as some brand spanking new works and a few choice older favorites, while the UMBC Jazz Ensemble performs works by Ibrahim, Mingus, and Shorter. (Click heading for full description.)


Asian Studies Lecture
Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of the History of Art (Modern East Asian) at the University of Pennsylvania
“Reflections in a Yoshiwara Mirror: Representing the ‘Beauties of the Azure Towers’ in Print”
Tuesday, October 25, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Professor Julie Nelson Davis’ presentation will explore issues of collaboration between the publishers and painters of The Mirror of Yoshiwara Beauties, Compared as well as their larger social and economic network. (Click heading for full description.)


Livewire 7: The New York School and Beyond
Featuring Special Guest Artist Malcolm Goldstein
Wednesday, October 26 – Saturday, October 29
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall and other venues
Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Over a span of four days, Livewire 7 explores the New York School and Beyond with performances of works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Earle Brown and others. Prominently representing “the Beyond” will be featured guest composer/violinist Malcolm Goldstein, whose “soundings” improvisations have received international acclaim for extending the range of tonal/sound-texture possibilities of the violin. (Click on heading for full description.)


Livewire 7
The Hoffmann/Goldstein Duo with Lisa Cella
Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Featuring Lisa Cella, flutes; Tom Goldstein, percussion; Paul Hoffmann, piano and celesta, performing Morton Feldman’s Crippled Symmetry. (Click on heading for full description.)


Humanities Forum
Michael Eric Dyson, University Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University, and radio host
“The Black Presidency”
Thursday, October 27, 5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, 7th floor

In “The Black Presidency,” Michael Eric Dyson will explore the role of race in shaping Barack Obama’s identity and groundbreaking presidency. With the overwhelming number of tragic deaths of several young, Black males at the hands of police officers, President Obama has had to deal publicly with race in ways previous presidents have not. (Click heading for full description.)


The Pulitzer Prize & Tony Award winning play by David Auburn, directed by Nyalls Hartman
Thursday, October 27  – Sunday, October 30
Black Box Theatre

On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman has sacrificed years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. (Click heading for full description.)