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Oct. 11 – The Faculty Artist Series presents BGSU tuba/euphonium instructor David Saltzman. An active soloist and chamber musician, Saltzman was the winner of the 1996 Colonial Euphonium Tuba Quartet’s Tuba Solo Competition in Albany, New York. Since then, he has performed solo recitals at many regional and international festivals, and he has most recently been part of a consortium of tuba players commissioning a new concerto for tuba by Samuel Adler, currently slated to premiere in October 2018. Salzman’s performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 12 – The Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble will perform as part of a small ensemble with guest artist Matthew Murchison. Murchison is known as a varied performer, composer, arranger, educator, conductor and producer. He was a member of the River City Brass in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 2002-15, and was the principal solo euphonium for the last nine of those years. Since then, Murchison has performed solo and chamber music concerts across the U.S. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 13 – The BGSU Concert Band will perform as part of Homecoming festivities. The band will perform traditional repertoire and new compositions by the world’s leading composers, conducted by Dr. Bruce Moss. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets in advance are $3 for students and $7 for adults and available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling 419-372-8171.
Oct. 15 – The Sunday Matinee Series presents “Bedroom, Parlor and Bath” (1931, U.S.A., 85 minutes, directed by Edward Sedwick, with Buster Keaton, Charlotte Greenwood and Reginald Denny), with an introduction by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl. It very well may be that Buster Keaton’s greatest achievements lay in the silent era when he was allowed to control the making of each film. Yet his was a genius that could not be entirely diminished, even by the bosses at MGM. Keaton was able to adapt to this new medium, so now we were able to hear the unique voice that went with the clown’s body. The screening will begin at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater, located in Hanna Hall. Free
Oct. 17 – Tuesdays at the Gish presents “Seconds” (1966, U.S., 106 minutes, directed by John Frankenheimer) with an introduction by William Avila, doctoral student in American culture studies. “Seconds” is about a middle-aged banker who makes a Faustian bargain to get a new life and becomes (after cosmetic surgery) a painter, played by matinee-idol Rock Hudson. A dystopian slow-burner, “Seconds” is must-see for James Wong Howe’s striking cinematography. Like “Stagecoach,” the film belongs to the collection of films archived in the National Film Registry. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater, located in Hanna Hall. Free
Oct. 17 – Music at the Manor House presents Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble. As part of the Manor House’s BGSU Tuesday Evening Concerts, the ensemble will perform a variety of musical genres. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Toledo Metroparks Wildwood Manor House, 5100 W. Central Ave., Toledo. Free
Oct. 18 – The 38th annual Bowling Green New Music and Art Festival kicks off with an ARTalk by Michael Fox on “Subjectivity in a Data-Driven Culture.” A 2013 BGSU graduate, Fox is a Los Angeles-based artist researching the use of natural aesthetics to inform subjective conclusions. Working directly with innovators from research organizations such as Northwestern University’s Cognitive Science Department and Medical Robotics team and the Chin Lab at the University of Chicago, Fox explores how evolving technology can be utilized to alter space and invoke questions about social change. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in 204 Fine Arts Center, with a reception to follow in the West Wing Gallery. Free
Oct. 19 – The 38th Annual New and Art Music Festival presents a lecture by composers Sarah Kirkland Snider and Steven Mackey. Snider’s works have been commissioned and performed by some of the most prestigious orchestras, ensembles, and soloists throughout the world, and Mackey, regarded as one of the leading composers of his generation, has received numerous awards including a Grammy in 2012. The lecture will begin at 1 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall, located in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 19 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 1, featuring chamber works by Carl Chimmel, John Liberatore, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Tom Schnauber, Braxton Blake and Drew Baker. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 19 – The Visiting Writer Series presents a reading by BGSU alumnus Saikat Majumdar. Majumdar is the author of “Silverfish” and “Prose of the World,” and is an assistant professor of English at Stanford University. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free
Oct. 19 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 2, featuring large ensemble works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Steven Mackey, David Dzubay, Jennifer Jolley and Mikel Kuehn, with special guest Shara Nova, best known for her multi-faceted career as “My Brightest Diamond.” The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Kobacker Hall, in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 19 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 3, featuring works by Stephen Lily, Frank Felice, Du Yun, Kate Soper, Amanda Schoofs and Kevin Ernste. The performance will begin at 9:30 p.m. at the Cla-Zel Theatre, 127 N. Main St. in Bowling Green. Free
Oct. 19 – The BGSU Theatre production of “Amazons and Their Men,” by Jordan Harrison, opens at 8 p.m. in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Winner of a 2008 Obie for Outstanding Performance, the dramatic comedy is based on the life of legendary German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and children; all tickets the day of the performance are $20. Additional performances are at 8 p.m. Oct. 20, at 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 21, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 22.
Oct. 20 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 4, featuring chamber works by Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Ingrid Stölzel, Daniel Bayot, Marilyn Shrude, Erin Rogers and Steven Mackey. The performance will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Bryan Recital Hall, located in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 20 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 5, featuring works by Cydonie Banting, Jamies Romig, Michael Eckert, Robert Gibson, Ao Xiang, Kevin Puts and Steven Mackey. The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Kobacker Hall, located in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 20 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 6, featuring the mixed-chamber group Latitude 49 (L49), whose focus on commissioning and supporting living composers has resulted in more than 30 works have been written for them. Their performance will begin at 8 p.m. at Kobacker Hall in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 21 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents a panel discussion at 10:30 a.m. at the Marjorie E. Conrad, M.D. Choral Room, located in the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Free
Oct. 21 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents Concert 7, featuring electroacoustic works by Kong Mee Choi, Asha Srinivasan, Mike McFerron, Scott Miller, Jay C. Batzner and Konstantinos Karathanasis. The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall, in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 21 – The 38th annual New Music and Art Festival presents the final concert, Concert 8, featuring the Bowling Green Philharmonia and Percussion Ensemble in a performance of a series of orchestral and percussion works. Tickets are $7 in advance and can be purchased at bgsu.edu/arts. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall, at the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Oct. 22 – The Sunday Matinee Series presents“Scott of the Antarctic”(1948, England, 110 minutes, directed by Charles Frend with John Mills, Derek Bond and Diana Churchill), with an introduction by film historian Dr. Jan Wahl. The harrowing race to the South Pole between Captain Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen of Scandinavia was a battle for survival. Which man would be the first to win fame and glory for his country, enduring the cold, the blizzards, the mountains and horrendous hardships? This adventurous docudrama in Technicolor is based on the true story of their expedition. The screening will begin at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater, located in Hanna Hall. Free
Oct. 22 – Composer and pianist Jake Heggie, the 2017 BGSU Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series artist in residence, will give a keynote address highlighting his creative process and life story. Composer of operas such as “Dead Man Walking,” “Moby-Dick,” “It’s a Wonderful Life” and more, Heggie has also written nearly 300 art songs, as well as concerti, chamber music, choral and orchestral works, including the “Ahab Symphony.” He will also give a series of five master classes on Oct. 23 and 24that are open to the public. To view the list, visit https://www.bgsu.edu/the-arts/
Oct. 23 – “Feminist Landscapes” is the topic of an ARTalk by BGSU alumna Lacie Garnes, an artist engaged in traditional and experimental image-making processes and works, primarily with lens-based photography and video. Her research is grounded in the theoretical discourse surrounding the landscape, feminist theory, identity politics and queer visuality — all of which inform her studio practice. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums both nationally and internationally. Garnes’ visit is sponsored by the Digital Arts Division of the School of Art. Her talk will begin at 6 p.m.in 204 Fine Arts Center. Free
Oct. 23 – Pianist Robert Palmer is the next performer in the Guest Artist Series. Palmer’s many awards include prizes in the Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition and the United States Information Agency National Piano Competition. He is the Mauzy-Porter Distinguished Professor of Piano at Ball State University. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. at Bryan Recital Hall in the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Oct. 24 – Tuesdays at the Gish presents “The Babadook” (2014, Australia, 93 minutes, directed by Jennifer Kent), with an introduction by Mohamadreza Babaee, a doctoral student in theater. People who have seen this suspenseful, award-winning horror film by actor-writer-director Kent have called it a fairytale, a psychological drama and a compelling exploration of grief, isolation and loss. Starring acclaimed actress Essie Davis, the film takes us into the lives of a single mother and her young son as they each contend with their inner demons. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater, located in Hanna Hall. Free
Oct. 24 – The Horn Club and the Trumpet Guild will give a joint performance at 8 p.m.in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
At the galleries – “Milestones: A Celebration of BGSU School of Art Alumni Featuring Studio Arts, Design and the 25th Anniversary of the Digital Arts Program” continues in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery at the Fine Arts Center. The exhibit is part of the 38th annual Bowling Green State University New Music and Art Festival. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m.Sundays. Admission is free.