The Department of Theatre at Cornell College will present Caryl Churchill’s comedy Cloud 9 April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. and May 5 at 2 p.m. in the Plumb-Fleming Studio Theatre. Directed by Janeve West, Cloud 9 reveals the ties of colonial oppression and the bindings of post-colonial identities through cross-dressing, gender switching, and uproarious laughter.
Two exhibits, “Traditional Mexican Folk Art from Michoacan: Selections from the Deibner-Hanson Collection,” and “Crafting Traditions: Oaxacan Wood Carvings” will be shown at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery Sunday, Jan. 20 through March 3.
Students preparing for the Broadway hit musical “Avenue Q” got a chance to learn puppetry from world-renowned expert Emily DeCola of the Puppet Kitchen in New York.
The Cornell College and Mount Vernon Community choirs, along with Cornell alumni, performed Handel’s “The Messiah” on Dec. 1 as the annual holiday concert.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2012-2013 include performances of the Tony Award winning Avenue Q, a variety of Luce Gallery shows honoring recently retired art professor Doug Hanson, the return of the female vocal ensemble Tapestry, and the annual holiday choral concert.
Cornell College is producing the Shakespearean classic “Romeo and Juliet” October 12, 13, 19, and 20 at 7:30 and October 21 at 2:00 pm in Kimmel Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors/students/youth and free with Cornell College ID.
Red Umbrella is a Canadian pop/rock band based in Indiana. Their newest album, “Living and Surviving,” incorporates synth and sampling giving the group a new, urban feel.
The Cornell College Orchestra, Chamber singers and Concert Choir will perform concerts in King Chapel on April 20 and 22 as part of the events of Inauguration weekend.
Anne Sanow will read from her work and take questions from the audience. Sanow is the author of the story collection “Triple Time,” winner of the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and the 2010 L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award for fiction.