Meadows School of the Arts

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Jamal Cyrus

When: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 6:30pm
Where: 

Houston-based artist Jamal Cyrus produces revisionist approaches to American history in his work through the appropriation and reinterpretation of racially charged political paraphernalia and cultural objects. He focuses on the formulation of African American identity through cultural and political movements, such as the Jazz Age of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, and its consequent appropriation by mainstream culture.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1222.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Doug Ashford

When: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:30pm

Doug Ashford is an artist, teacher and writer based in New York. He is Associate Professor at The Cooper Union where he has taught sculpture, design, and interdisciplinary studies since 1989. Ashford’s principle visual practice from 1982 to 1996 was the multi-form practice of Group Material, who’s work has been recently compiled in the book Show and Tell: A Chronicle of Group Material (Four Corners Books, 2010). Since 1996 he has continued to produce paintings, essays and collaborative projects that engage sociality with artistic form.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1222.

Pollock Gallery Exhibit: “1972”

When: 
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 11:00am - Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 5:00pm

ONGOING HOURS:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
Sat.: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

In the film 1972, Sarah Morris gathers together picturesque views of the land and cityscapes of Munich, archival photographs, the empty Olympic stadium, and interior spaces such as offices and screening rooms and interweaves them with documentary-style interview footage of Georg Sieber, the psychologist and consultant who was hired by the National Olympic Committee to work with the security team for the fateful 1972 Olympiad.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.4439.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: A. L. Steiner

When: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:30pm

A.L. Steiner utilizes constructions of photography, video, installation, collage, collaboration, performance, lecturing, writing and curatorial work as seductive tropes channeled through the sensibility of a skeptical queer eco-feminist androgyne. Steiner is a collective member of Chicks on Speed, co-curator of Ridykeulous, co-founder/organizer of Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) and collaborates with numerous visual and performing artists. She is also assistant professor and director of the M.F.A.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1222.

Meadows Symphony Orchestra

When: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 3:00pm

The program includes the Overture to The School for Scandal, Samuel Barber’s first composition for full orchestra; premiered in 1933, it captures the wit and energy of the 18th-century dramatic comedy that inspired it. International concert artist and Meadows professor of cello Andrés Díaz is guest soloist for the challenging Cello Concerto No. 2 by Russian composer Dmitry Kabalevsky, a stunning work of lyricism and pathos. Also featured is Sibelius’s remarkable Symphony No.

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students and SMU faculty & staff.

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Young Educator Seminars (YES)

When: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 6:30pm

Young Educator Seminars is pleased to announce that Richard Crain, President of The Midwest Clinic, will be the featured speaker for the September 24 meeting. YES strives to connect music educators to the profession by offering meaningful Continuing Professional Education seminars throughout the year. The seminars serve as a catalyst that not only informs but connects teachers to one another, thereby strengthening the quality of music education in our schools. YES seminars are free and informal, and CPE credit may be earned.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1951.

Faculty Chamber Music Recital: Liudmila Georgievskaya and Friends

When: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 8:00pm

Dallas Symphony and Meadows faculty members Barbara Sudweeks, viola, and Paul Garner, clarinet, together with award-winning Meadows alumni Thomas Schwan, pianist and composer, and Liudmila Georgievskaya, pianist and Meadows faculty member, present a fascinating program ranging from Mozart to Berg.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Opera Theatre: Opera Free For All – “Bite-Size Arias/Big-Size Talents”

When: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Opera Free For All brown bag series opener showcases every member of the Meadows Opera Theatre Ensemble in 60-second arias and songs of their choice as they challenge themselves to make a strong, positive and lasting impression and declare, “This is who I am as a singing actor!” in only one minute. Audience members are invited to reconnect with their favorite young singing actors, meet exciting newcomers and be the first to discover the stars of tomorrow!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Public Debate: Should the U.S. legalize marijuana?

When: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 

SMU’s debate team will host a one-hour public debate on whether or not the U.S. should legalize marijuana. Audience members will be encouraged to make arguments during the public comment part of the debate. The event will conclude with an audience ballot and presentation of results. The debate program is sponsored by the Meadows Division of Communication Studies.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1574.

The Meadows Wind Ensemble Plays the Classics

When: 
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

The MWE classics concert has become an annual tradition, featuring repertoire chosen by members of the Ensemble. This year’s concert will feature as guest artists the Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet performing a work composed specifically for them, Scott Switzer’s Breaking Out for bassoon quartet and wind orchestra. The program also includes Antonín Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor, op. 44, and Paul Hindemith’s 1950s “classic” for concert band, the Symphony in Bb.

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students and SMU faculty & staff.

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

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