Meadows School of the Arts

ExxonMobil Lecture Series: “1-in-3: A Documentary Look at America’s Dwindling Middle Class”

When: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
ExxonMobil Lecture Series; Nov. 12, 6-8pm

The event will include a screening of the film “1-in-3” by Publicis Dallas, a documentary that looks at America’s dwindling middle class. It will be followed by a panel discussion with Rosalyn Rawitscher, vice president and group planning director of Publicis Dallas; Nancy Hampton, chief marketing officer of CiCi’s Pizza; and Dr. Carrie La Ferle, Altshuler Distinguished Professor at SMU’s Temerlin Advertising Institute. Attendees will get the insights needed to understand the increasing struggles of the shrinking middle class, the 1 in 3 families living paycheck to paycheck.

Price: 

FREE; Please RSVP here

Tickets

Dance Sharp Show

When: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

The annual Sharp Show features works choreographed and produced by seniors in the SMU Meadows Division of Dance.

The Saturday and Sunday performances of the 2014 are sold out. For more information, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787

Price: 

FREE but tickets are required.

The Saturday and Sunday performances of the 2014 are sold out. For more information, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Christopher Anderson: Faculty Organ Recital

When: 
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join organist Christopher Anderson at SMU's magnificent C. B. Fisk organ for an evening of music by Bach, Reger, Franck, Pinkham, and Ives, as well as a seldom-heard work by the Japanese composer Hideki Chihara.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Christopher Anderson
csander@smu.edu
214-768-3160

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: “Video Days”

When: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 11:00am - Friday, December 13, 2013 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 7:00pm

Video Days is an exhibition consisting of six artists: Larry Clark, Florian Drexel, Spike Jonze, Nicolas Provost, Christopher Samuels and Ryan Wolfe. The exhibition uses film and video to address issues such as social stereotypes, dogma, human conditioning, risk, chance and what it means to live the “American Dream.” Freedom, prosperity, opportunity and success are all hallmarks of the American Dream that can be achieved by hard work – at least, that is what people are led to believe by politicians and mass media.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Call 214-768-4439 or email hansonl@smu.edu

William J. O’Neil Lecture in Business Journalism

When: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 3:45pm
Where: 

Mitchell Schnurman, business columnist for the Dallas Morning News, will deliver the Fall O'Neil Lecture in Business Journalism. His topic: How Business Journalism Can Change Your Life. Schnurman has been writing about business since 1986, and joined the News last year. He covered the region’s top business stories, including Ross Perot’s exit from General Motors and the failure of Texas' banking industry. As a columnist, he championed the lifting of the Wright Amendment, challenged Texas' small-government claims and supported natural gas drilling in urban areas.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Mark Vamos
mvamos@smu.edu
214-768-3695

The Oswald Photo at 50

When: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 3:00pm
Ruby-shooting-oswald

The famous photograph of Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald being shot by Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby remains one of the iconic photos of the 20th century. The photograph won the Pulitzer Prize for the Dallas Times Herald, the first by a Dallas newspaper. This panel discussion will explore that photo and its impact. On the panel will be the photographer, former SMU student Bob Jackson; noted JFK assassination authority Hugh Aynesworth; and Jim Leavelle, the Dallas detective who was escorting Oswald. SMU Journalism Professor of Practice Carolyn Barta will moderate the panel.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Call the Division of Journalism at 214-768-2775

Tabla Master Class. Percussion and Rhythms of North India

When: 
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 1:00pm

Maestro NItin Mitta will present a lecture demonstration on rhythms and percussion of India. www.nitinmitta.com

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Jamal Mohamed
jmohmed@smu.edu
214-289-9599

Creative Time Summit live stream

When: 
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Creative Time Summit: Art, Place and Dislocation in the 21st Century.
The Creative Time summit brings together international artists, theorists and activists to present and discuss the pressing
issues of our day regarding the intersection between art and the public sphere. Keynote speakers include urbanist Neil Brenner, critic Lucy Lippard and writer Rebecca Solnit. Other presenters include Vito Acconci, Rick Lowe, Lucy Orta and Pedro Reyes.
The entire event will be live streamed over the course of two days. MFA student William Binnie will be the main coordinator.

Price: 

FREE

Screening and Lecture: Covering a Crisis - News Footage of the JFK Assassination from the G. William Jones Film and Video Collection

When: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 7:00pm
JFK in Fort Worth on 11-22-1963
Guest Speaker - Aniko Bodroghkozy

Screening of the Jones Collection holdings, including raw, unedited 16mm film shot for Dallas area news stations of President Kennedy’s 1963 visit, the aftermath of the shooting, and the response of the Dallas/Ft. Worth community. Scenes from the grassy knoll, Parkland Hospital and police headquarters are included. Guest speaker for the event will be Aniko Bodroghkozy (Dept.

Price: 

Admission is free, but tickets are required. To reserve a ticket, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787.

Contact: 

For more information contact Erica Anderson at 214-768-2129 or Lisa Goodson at 214-768-2775.

Guest Piano Recital: David Korevaar

When: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 1:00pm

Guest pianist David Korevaar presents a recital of works by Bach, Fauré and Schubert. Korevaar is a professor of piano at the University of Colorado-Boulder and an active soloist and chamber musician.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Call 214-768-1951

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