Cornell College’s Music Department will present two concerts in December: A choral holiday concert on Dec. 7 and a jazz ensemble concert on Dec. 10.
The Cornell College Department of Theatre is hosting a staged reading of Tim Slover’s “Virtue” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on the Cornell College campus in the Plumb-Fleming Studio Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public. The audience is invited to remain in the theatre for a talk with the cast, playwright and director following the reading. This event is intended for mature audiences.
James Falzone’s Allos Musica will perform the second Music Monday concert of the year on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel.
“Verde green”, an installation by University of Iowa art professor Isabel Barbuzza, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery from Nov. 3 through Dec. 1.
The Cornell College Department of Theatre, along with Iowa City’s Riverside Theatre, is producing “Birth Witches,” a dark satire by Iowa City playwright Jennifer Fawcett, and guest-directed by Leda Hoffmann. The production runs Oct. 10 through 13 on Cornell’s campus, and will be remounted at Riverside Theatre and run Oct. 18 through Nov. 3.
Take two trumpets, one French horn, a trombone, and a tuba — put them in the hands of virtuoso performers — add some lighthearted demonstrations — and you have the Saint Louis Brass Quintet. Come see, hear, and enjoy the Saint Louis Brass Quintet for the first Music Monday of the year at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14, in King Chapel.
Cornell Alumna Julia Morrison ’11, with help from staff members and contributing artists Marika von Zellen ’12 and Abbey Sturm ’11, founded the online literary magazine, The Alligator, geared at producing work from new artists, writers, and musicians. Their first issue features poetry, short fiction, photography, a comic, and an interview with a writer.
As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Cornell College and Coe College theatre departments, Cornell theatre professor Jim Van Valen is performing in Coe’s production of “Proof” in late September.
Christina Penn-Goetsch, professor of art history, will teach a Smithsonian journeys course in southern Italy. She has also worked as curator of “Fluidity of Gender,” which has been exhibited in more than 20 venues.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2013-2014 include a performance by The Brazilian Guitar Quartet, a co-production with Riverside Theatres of “Birth Witches” with Guest Director Artist Leda Hoffman, a variety of Luce Gallery shows including sabbatical work from art professor Tony Plaut opening Sept. 1, and the annual holiday choral concert.