April Events Calendar

Coming Up!
April 2010  
College of the Arts- Events Highlights
April 7, 8, 9 • 7:30pm
April 10 • 8:00pm
April 11 • 2:00pm
Artistic Direction by:
Lori Katterhenry and Nancy Lushington

Alexander Kasser Theater
Tickets: $15
Celebrate African-American choreographers and themes in this dance performance featuring Montclair State students.

Games - Donald McKayle
Negro Spirituals - Helen Tamiris
Bushasche Etude - Pearl Primus
Arbitrary Intersection  - Robert Battle
Thin Line…the journey between creativity and madness - Jay T. Jenkins
“Stomp Dance” an excerpt from Bitter Tongue - Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Also on the program is Marino, a piece conceived and choreographed by Montclair State students Carlos Gonzalez and Lisa Greenberg. Out of a field of 50 dances presented at the Northeast Regional American College Dance Festival, Marino was one of two selected for performance at the national festival that will be held at the Kennedy Center in May 2010. 

Montclair Film Forum
(Video and performance artist live over the internet meeting us in Second Life.)
April 13 • 7pm 
FREE (Space is limited)

AJ Kelton will introduce Second Life and how it works.

"RMB City"
The artist Cao Fei lives in Second Life as China Tracy.  She will take us on a tour of RMP City and discuss her experience in this virtual world.  “RMB City” was realised as a public platform for creativity. The project explores the potential of an online artistic community, seeking to create the conditions for an expansive discourse about art, urbanism, economy, imagination and freedom. Also being screened will be several short films by Cao Fei.

In conjunction with Chinese Festival of the Arts and Humanities 2010 


April 22, 2010 • 7:30PM
Alexander Kasser Theater
Tickets:  $15

Music Director: Paul Hostetter
Special Guest: Weigang Li, violin

This concert  features The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto, written in 1959 by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao while at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. The concerto became popular after the Cultural Revolution, when it became the embodiment of China in transition.  Also on the program are works by Higdon and Shostakovich.

For more information about the
College of the Arts' April events,
click on the links to your right.

College of the Arts
Calendar of Events
Dept. of Art and Design
Art Forum/Art Talks...

John J. Cali School of Music
Selected Events

Dept. of Theatre and Dance

Dept. of Communication Studies

Education and Community Outreach

Peak Performances @ Montclair