Artifacts 11/14/03

Friday, November 14, 2003

'Between the Wars' presented on Wednesday

A concert to include music written by a Holocaust survivor will be performed Wednesday at Southeast Missouri State University.

Titled "Between the Wars: Music of a Lost Generation," the concert will be given by Lorraine Glass-Harris, a violinist with the St. Louis Symphony, and her sister, Fern Glass Boyd. Boyd is a professor of music at the University of Montana.

Southeast faculty members Dr. Gary Miller and Dr. Sara Edgerton will accompany them.

Among the pieces they will play is a duet for violin and cello by Erwin Schulhoff, a Jewish Czech composer who died in a Nazi concentration camp in 1942.

The free program will be presented at 11 a.m. in Room 205 of Brandt Music Hall.

Art sales Wednesday and Thursday

The Southeast Artist Guild will present its annual Fall Exhibition and Sale Wednesday and Thursday at the University Center.

Custom designed items, prints, pottery, fibers, magnets and other work made by Southeast art students will be displayed and for sale. Proceeds will go to the Southeast Artist Guild.

The exhibition will be on display from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the third floor of the center.

The Southeast Student Activities Council also will sponsor an arts show on the fourth floor of the University Center Wednesday and Thursday. It will include photography, paintings, drawings, pottery and sculpture.

The artwork will be available for sale Thursday. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

'An Evening of Jazz' featured on Nov. 21

The Southeast Missouri State University Jazz Lab Band and the Studio Jazz Ensemble will be featured in "An Evening of Jazz" at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in the University Center Ballroom.

The program will include pieces by Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin, Jeff Tyzik, David Metzgar and Jim Martin.

Area jazz musicians and Southeast Studio Jazz Ensemble alumni will be featured. The principal featured soloist is trumpet player El Buho, a Nashville artist who has performed and recorded with the Machito Salsa Orchestra, the Commitments, George Jones and Phish.

Other soloists who will play in the concert are guitarist Bryan Davidson, pianist Matt Yount, drummer Brian Brinker and trombonist Darren Burgfeld.

Both groups are directed by Barry Bernhardt.

Advance tickets are $7 general, $6 for faculty, staff and senior citizens, and $5 for students. Phone 651-2265 for tickets. All tickets at the door are $7.

Globetrotters scheduled to perform in January

The Harlem Globetrotters will play Jan. 7, 2004, at the Show Me Center.

Tickets start at $13.25 and are available by calling 651-5000.

'Wild Chimpanzees' at IMAX Theater

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The film "Jane Goodall's Wild Champanzees" opens Saturday at the Union Planters IMAX Theater.

The film follows the scientist deep into Tanzania to see the world of the chimpanzees she has studied for four decades.

Phone (901) 763-IMAX for show times. Phone (901) 320-6362 for tickets. Tickets Are $7.50 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for children.

The theater is located at the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. The film continues through March 5, 2004.

Food, music focus of international week

International Education Week at Southeast Missouri State University will offer a food-tasting fair, crafts sale and fashion show from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the University Center.

At 7 p.m. Nov. 22, Cape Girardeau singer Su Zhen Quin will perform in Chinese at Brandt Music Hall, Room 205.

Spaces available for Christmas fair

A few spaces are still available for the 33rd annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Extravaganza to be held Nov. 22 and 23 at the Show Me Center and Osage Community Centre in Cape Girardeau.

Phone 334-9233 for information.

Riverlore Mansion offering luncheons

CAIRO, Ill. -- The Riverlore Mansion will offer holiday luncheons Dec. 1 through 5.

The restored 1865 mansion will be dressed up in Christmas finery.

Phone (618) 734-1840 or (618) 734-1024 for tickets and information.

The mansion is located at 2723 Washington Ave.

Medardo Rosso exhibition to open

ST. LOUIS -- An exhibit titled "Medardo Rosso: Second Impressions" opens Nov. 21 in the Cohen Gallery at the St. Louis Art Museum.

Rosso (1858-1928) was an Italian artist whose work was influential in the development of modern sculpture.

The opening lecture for the show will be presented at 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at the gallery. The exhibition will continue through Feb. 15.

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- The musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" opens Dec. 2 and continues until Dec. 14 at the Fox Theatre.

The show takes the audience back tot he height of the Jazz Age and a Midwestern girl who arrives in New York determined to make it big.

The musical won six Tony Awards, including Best New Musical and in 2002 received the most awards of any new show on Broadway.

Shows are at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $26-$64 and are available by phoning (314) 534-1111.

Saxophonist at Jazz at the Bistro

ST. LOUIS -- Tenor/soprano saxophonist David Sanchez and his quartet will perform Dec. 3 through 6 at Jazz at the Bistro.

In 1990, Sanchez was part of Dizzy Gillespie's Grammy-winning United National Orchestra. He also has played with Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath, Hank Jones and McCoy Tyner.

Tickets are $23 and $28. Tickets for students are $10.

Phone (314) 531-1012 for information and tickets.

Jazz at the Bistro is located across from the Fox Theatre at 3536 Washington Ave. For more information, visit www.jatb.org.

Grammy winner at jazz club

ST. LOUIS -- Tenor saxophonist and composer Michael Brecker will perform Dec. 17 through 20 at Jazz at the Bistro.

Brecker has won eight Grammy awards in his 34-year career. His 2001 solo release "Nearness of You: The Ballad Book" featured James Taylor.

Tickets are $30 and $35. Student tickets are $15.

Phone (314) 531-1012 for information and tickets.

Jazz at the Bistro is located across from the Fox Theatre at 3536 Washington Ave. For more information, visit www.jatb.org.

-- From staff reports

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