February 6, 2009
Wind and Jazz Concert
The University of Saskatchewan Wind Orchestra directed by Brian Unverricht and the Jazz Band Ensemble under the direction of Dean McNeill will perform Feb. 6 at 7:30 pm in Quance Theatre, Education Building. There will be a silver collection at the door. Contact the Dept. of Music for more information.
The University of Saskatchewan Greystone Singers, directed by Gerald Langner, celebrate its 50th anniversary with a winter concert Feb. 28 at 7:30 pm at Knox United Church. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students, and are available from chorus members, McNally Robinson Booksellers or at the door. For more information, contact the Dept. of Music
College Building Galleries
Opening Feb. 6 in the lower level gallery is Mitch Robertson: 567 Economies of Good & Evil, the artist's playful pondering of Christianity's corporate makeover in a series of multiples, rubbings, paintings, hand-tinted photographs, and a modular church. Robertson will give a talk/tour of the exhibition Feb. 6 at 7:30 pm followed by a public reception at 8 pm.
Opening the same day in the upper gallery is Inside/Out, new acquisitions from the permanent collection selected by Kent Archer, gallery director. A public reception for this exhibition begins a 7:30 pm Feb. 6.
The University of Saskatchewan Amati Quartet in Residence presents an afternoon of Haydn, Hovhaness, Gershwin, Glass and Barber Feb. 22 at 1 pm in Convocation Hall. Tickets are available from Darren's Music Place, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Long & McQuade, the Place Riel kiosk and at the door.
The Winter's Tale
The next Greystone Theatre production – The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare and directed by Pamela Haig Bartley – has its preview March 18 and runs March 19-April 4. Tickets are available from the Place Riel kiosk or by contacting the theatre box office at 966-5188.
The gallery at St. Thomas More College is showing Confections III, an exhibition of small works by various artists, until Feb. 28
The Flicks International Film Festival for Young People and the Humanities Research Unit are presenting their second annual Industry Film Forum at 1 pm Feb. 10 in the Neatby-Timlin Theatre. The theme this year is social action documentary and will feature award-winning Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin who will lecture, then screen her work Gene Boy Came Home.
The Museum of Antiquities is displaying a number of new acquisitions, including an Apollo replica and a number of Egyptian gods represented as animals. The pieces were donated by Peter and Doris Bietenholz
Continuing through April is the exhibition From the Island, work by Greg Hardy. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Agriculture Building.