BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, March 16–30

March 16—Jazz Week continues with a performance by the BGSU College of Musical Arts jazz faculty. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 17—The Visiting Writer Series features Lynn Emanuel, author of multiple volumes of poetry including “Oblique Light,” “The Dig,” “Then, Suddenly” and “Noose and Hook.” Her reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

March 17The International Film Series features a 2007 film from Pakistan, “Khuda ke Liye  (In the Name of God).” Director Shoaib Mansoor follows the lives of three young Pakistanis in Britain, Pakistan and the U.S. pre- and post-9/11. The film explores the radicalization of youth, rise of extremist mullahs, Quranic law and U.S. Homeland Security’s use of torture. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater in Hanna Hall. Free

March 17BGSU’s Jazz Lab Band I is joined by guest artist Antonio Hart on alto sax. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All tickets are $10 the day of the concert. To purchase online, visit bgsu.edu/arts, or call the box office at 419-372-8171.

March 18Three ARTalks will be presented by the BGSU School of Art as part of the Ashel and Dorothy Bryan Residence. Painter Paul Beel, a 1993 BGSU graduate, will speak at 2:30 p.m. in 204 Fine Arts Center. Graphic designer Nathan Hendricks will speak at 3:30 p.m. in 111 Olscamp Hall. Nathaniel Stern, interactive artist and writer, will speak on “Ecological Aesthetics” at 4:45 p.m., also in 111 Olscamp Hall. Free

March 18The Chamber Jazz Ensembles will perform during Jazz Week in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The performance begins at 8 p.m.Free

March 19The Ashel and Dorothy Bryan Residence continues in BGSU’s School of Art with a conversation titled “Where Next? The Future of Art (School/Work/World)” featuring painter Paul Beel, graphic designer Nathan Hendricks and interactive artist and writer Nathaniel Stern. The discussion will begin at 4 p.m. in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Free

March 19-April 3The BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition opens with a reception from 6-8:30 p.m. March 19 in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries at BGSU’s Fine Arts Center, and continues through April 3. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Free

March 20—The spring Sunday Matinee Series begins with “Hearts of the World” (1918), directed by D.W. Griffith. Griffith tells a story of British and American participation in the First World War. The film starts the namesakes of the Gish Film Theater, sisters Dorothy and Lillian Gish. The screening is in memory of Dorothy Gish’s birthday, March 11, 1898, in Dayton, Ohio, and includes an introduction by film historian Jan Wahl. It begins at 3 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater in Hanna Hall. Free

March 22Winners of the Doug Wayland Chamber Music Competition will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Manor House in Wildwood Metropark, 5100 W. Central Ave., in Toledo. Free

March 22Prize-winning pianist Kevin Chance will perform as a part of the Guest Artist Series. He has appeared throughout the United States and won prizes in several regional and national competitions. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 22Tuesdays at the Gish series continues with the Colombian film Maria Full of Grace” (2004). Director Joshua Marston tells a harrowing coming-of-age story about an independent-minded, 17-year-old born in Colombia. The story replaces stereotypical villains with a look at economic systems where luxury items depend on the exploitation of the world’s poor. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater. Free

March 23BGSU music faculty members will present their compositions in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center at 8 p.m. Free

March 24The Visiting Writer Series features award-winning novelist Karen Osborn, whose books include “Patchwork,” “Between Earth and Sky,” “The River Road” and “Centerville,” winner of the 2013 IPPY Gold Medal Award in Popular Fiction. Osborn’s craft talk begins at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

March 24The Bowling Green Philharmonia presents Holst’s “The Planets,” comprising seven distinct movements representing seven planets in our solar system. Projections from the BGSU Planetarium will add a visual dimension to the orchestral suite. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $3 for children and students (BGSU music majors with an ID are free), and $7 for adults. All tickets are $10 the day of the concert. To purchase online, visit bgsu.edu/arts, or call the box office at 419-372-8171.

March 24The International Film Series features a 2004 film from Germany, among other countries, “The Cut.” Martin Scorsese praises director Fatih Akin’s film as “a genuine hand-made epic.” The film traces a father’s search through the Ottoman Empire for his two daughters after they are separated during the 1915 Armenian genocide. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

March 25EAR l EYE: Listening and Looking: Contemporary Music and Art, a series exploring the relationship between contemporary music and art, features BGSU doctor of musical arts students performing in response to artworks. The performance begins at 7 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. in Toledo. Free

March 29Viola students of Matthew Daline will perform at the Manor House located at Wildwood Metropark, 5100 W. Central Ave. in Toledo. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. Free

March 29BGSU’sTuesdays at the Gish series ends the semester with “Girl, Interrupted” (1999). Director James Mangold’s film follows young Susanna, who gets checked into a psychiatric hospital, where she begins to find herself among new friends and enemies. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater located in Hanna Hall. Free

March 29College of Musical Arts tuba and euphonium students will perform under the direction of David Saltzmann. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 30TheGuest Artists series continues with pianists Gulimina Mahamuti and Frank Chiou. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

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