BGSU arts events through April 4

Work by Katelyn Turner (foreground) and Leslie Reichert is on exhibit in Framework: Bachelor of Fine Arts Show 2017 in the University Galleries.

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Through March 31The BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition will be on display in the Bryan and Wankelman Galleries, located in the Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m.Sundays. Free

March 24Bowling Green Opera Theater features Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene.” The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Donnell Theatre located in the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Advance tickets are $5 for students and children and $15 for adults. All tickets are $20 the day of the performance. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in the Wolfe Center, by calling 419-372-8171 or online at www.bgsu.edu/the-arts/. An additional performance will be at 3 p.m. on March 26.

March 24 – EAR | EYE Listening and Looking: Contemporary Music and Art explores the relationship of contemporary music and art through music performances in response to specific works of art and discussion. It is a partnership between the doctoral program at BGSU’s College of Musical Arts and the Toledo Museum of Art. The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. Free

March 28Tuesdays at the Gish continues with the 1991 film “Thelma and Louise,” directed by Ridley Scott. Based on the award-winning screenplay by Callie Khouri, the film draws us into the remarkable but troubling adventures of Thelma (Geena Davis) and Louise (Susan Sarandon) that arise from their desire to take a few days off from their oppressive lives as women in domestic/economic relationships. Their misadventures lead to encounters with a duplicitous hitchhiker (Brad Pitt) and a sympathetic policeman (Harvey Keitel). The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

March 28Jazz Week begins with the Vocal Jazz Ensemble in performance at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 28Music at the Manor House features viola students of Matthew McBride- Daline. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Manor House, located at Wildwood Metropark, 5100 W. Central Ave., Toledo. Free

March 29In celebration of Jazz Week, the Faculty Artist Series will feature the Jazz Faculty Group, in performance at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 30The International Film Series kicks off with the Italian film “Le meraviglie (The Wonders),” directed by Alice Rohrwacher. Winner of the Grand Prize of the Jury at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the coming-of-age tale merges a quirky premise with emotional storytelling. When a reality television show comes to rural Tuscany, Gelsomina (Maria Alexandra Lungu) sees an opportunity to win money for her poor beekeeping family. Family conflict and Italian tradition run strong in this gripping drama, which boasts immersive cinematography and an offbeat tone. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

March 30The Creative Writing Program’s Reading Series continues with graduate students Becca Orchard and Remi Recchia. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

March 30Jazz week continues with a performance from the Chamber Jazz Ensembles. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 30The 10th annual Coffee & Classics will be held at 7 p.m. in the Atrium of the Wood County District Public Library, 215 N. Main St., Bowling Green. Hosted by Pro Musica, friends of music at BGSU’s College of Musical Arts, the concert will feature student performers in an evening of light chamber music. All students performing are recipients of a travel grant through Pro Musica. Free

March 31The Brown Bag Music Series continues with string performances. The recital will be held at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave., Bowling Green. Free

March 31Jazz Week continues with a trombone performance from Jazz Lab Band I with Grammy-nominated guest artist Alan Ferber. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in the Wolfe Center, by calling 419-372-8171 or online at www.bgsu.edu/the-arts/. Advance tickets are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All tickets are $10 the day of the performance.

April 1Bravo! BGSU celebrates the very best of the arts. Experience a magical evening of vocal, instrumental and theatrical performances, plus exhibitions and demonstrations by student and faculty artists in glass, ceramics, metals and digital arts. Enjoy a festive atmosphere and an array of appetizers and tasty treats. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. in the Wolfe Center for the Arts. To purchase tickets to the event, contact Lisa Mattiace in the President’s Office at 419-372-6780 or by email at lmattia@bgsu.edu

April 1Students from BGSU’s College of Musical Arts will be featured in an afternoon chamber music concert at 1 p.m. at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. Hosted by Pro Musica, friends of music at the college, the program will feature students who have received travel grants from the organization. The concert is free and open to the public.

April 2The Gish Sunday Matinee series kicks off with the 1945 film “And Then There Were None,” directed by René Clair. Agatha Christie’s celebrated who-done-it “Ten Little Indians,” under the deft guidance of French director Clair, becomes a delightful, sly, topnotch film noir. The skillful adaptation boasts a strong cast of Hollywood’s most memorable character actors, with a score by esteemed Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. The program will also include a Technicolor cartoon. The screening begins at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

April 2The A Cappella Choir and University Men’s Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in the Wolfe Center at 419-372-8171, or online at www.bgsu.edu/the-arts/. Advance tickets are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All tickets are $10 the day of the performance.

April 3The Guest Artist Series features pianist Phyllis Lehrer. Known internationally as a performer, teacher, clinician, author and adjudicator, Lehrer has enjoyed an active concert career as a soloist and collaborative artist in the United States, Canada, Central America, Asia and Europe. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts center. Free

April 4Tuesdays at the Gish conclude with “Screen-Play,” featuring staged readings of two student screenplays. Each reading will be followed by a discussion involving the author, the audience, and the people who participated in the reading. Participants will discuss the authors’ evolving visions, and aim to facilitate revisions that will strengthen story structure, characterizations, tone, dialogue and visual expression. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

April 4Music at the Manor House features the voice students of Myra Merritt. Merritt has performed with the Houston Grand Opera, National Opera of Finland, Theatre des Westens in Berlin and the Budapest National Opera. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Manor House located at Wildwood Metropark, 5100 W. Central Ave., in Toledo. Free

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