Boston College Calendar for the Arts, Fall 2002

Ongoing Exhibits

McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College
Museum hours: M-F 11 a.m.-4p.m., Sa-Su noon-5 p.m., closed holidays. For information, call 617-552-8100 or visit www.bc.edu/artmuseum.

In a Perfect World: Bermuda
in the Context of American Landscape Painting
Now until September 15

Reclaiming a Lost Generation:
German Self-Portraits from the Feldberg Collection 1923-1933
October 6 to December 8

Cowboys, Indians and the Big Picture
October 6 to December 8


Bapst Library
Art Library hours: M-Th 9 a.m.-12 p.m. F-Sa 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Su 1 p.m. - 12 p.m. For information, call 617-552-4861.


September

10 Tuesday
Music at St. Mary's. Lutenist Richard Stone performs masterworks for the Baroque lute, including compositions by Silvius Leopold Weiss. St. Mary's Chapel. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

16 Monday
Triton Brass Quintet. Artists-in-Residence will perform an outdoor concert of music for brass quintet. O'Neill Plaza. (Rain location: Gasson 100.) 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

19 Thursday
Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Slavov Zizek, prominent post-Lacanian philosopher and former presidential candidate in his native Slovenia. Co-sponsored by Religion and the Arts Journal. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

20 Friday
Concert to benefit the Central American Scholarship Fund. Featuring Kate Leavey, soprano; Shelagh Abate, french horn; Michelle Abadia, soprano; Michael Burgo, tenor; and special guest soprano Sue Ellen Kuzma. Hosted by the Office of Campus Ministry. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-1398.

23 Monday
Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Anne Fadiman, editor of American Scholar and author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

30 Monday
Visual Concert: For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise and Ur Sonota featuring Martin Bresnick and Lisa St. John. Co-sponsored by the Fine Arts Department and the Music Department. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-4295.


October

6 Sunday
Opening of Cowboys, Indians and the Big Picture. McMullen Museum of Art. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

Museum Lecture: Heather Fryer, adjunct professor of History, Boston College and co-curator of the exhibit. Devlin 008. 2 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

7 Monday
The Art of the Asik: The Traditional Sufi Folk Ministrels of Turkey. Maksut Koca, celebrated singer and poet, presents original and traditional poetry. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.


9 Wednesday
Music at Teatime. Program and artists TBA. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

Opening Celebration of Reclaiming a Lost Generation:German Self-Portraits from the Feldberg Collection 1923-1933. McMullen Museum of Art. 7 - 9 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

Museum Lecture: Individualism and Identity: The Feldberg Collection as Self-Portrait. Dr. Dietlinde Hamburger, co-curator of the exhibit. Devlin 008. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

15 Tuesday
Triton Brass Quintet. Artists-in-Residence will perform works of J.S. Bach, Malcolm Arnold and others. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

16 Wednesday
Museum Lecture: The Far West and the German Imagination. Dr. Beeke Sell-Tower, curator of Goethe Institute. Devlin 101. 4 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

16 Wednesday
Music at Teatime. Flutists Orlando Cela and Masumi Yoneyama perform works for two flutes by Quantz, Mendelssohn, Muczynsky, and Boston composer Lei Liang. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

17 - 20 Thursday - Sunday
An Evening of One Acts. The Flying Doctor by Jean Baptiste Molière, directed by Luke Jorgenson; The Forced Marriage by Jean Baptiste Molière, directed by Luke Jorgenson; Hope by Terrance McNally, directed by Patricia Riggin; Life Under Water by Richard Greensburg, directed by Dr. Ed Kahn. Robsham Theater Arts Center. Thursday - Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets: $10; $5 for youth, seniors or with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4800.

21 Monday
Hawthorne String Quartet, Artists-in-Residence, perform works by Franz Josef Haydn, Hans Krása, and the Boston premier of a work by David Post. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

23 Wednesday
The Blue Angel starring Marlene Dietrich. A German Expressionist film co-sponsored by Film Studies and McMullen Museum of Art. Devlin 026. 7 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

28 Monday
Departed Feathers. Faculty Jazz Recital: An Evening of Standards and Originals. Featuring Thomas Oboe Lee, Brad Hatfield, George Garzone, Bruce Gertz and Grover Mooney. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

30 Wednesday
Presentation by Prof. John Michalcyzk and Fr. Richard Blake, SJ on John Ford's classic film Stagecoach and its images of Native Americans in the early Westerns. Co-Sponsored by Film Studies and the McMullen Museum. Devlin 026. 7 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

November

1 Friday
Museum Literary Event: Hat flies off pointy head of middle-class man. German Expressionist poetry, identity and clothing. Professor Rachel Freudenberg, Boston College. Location TBA. 1:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

3 Sunday
Concert Band November Concert. Sebastian Bonaiuto, conductor. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3018.

5 Tuesday
Music at Teatime. Lavazza Chamber Ensemble. Cellist Jan Pfeiffer and pianist Stephen Yenger will perform works by Beethoven, Fauré and Brahms. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

6 Wednesday
The Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews: A Crucial Endeavor of the Catholic Church. Cardinal Walter Kasper, President, Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. Sponsored by the Center for Christian-Jewish Relations and the McMullen Museum. Location TBA. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

7 Thursday
Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Clara Claiborne Park, author of two books, The Seige and Exiting Nirvana, about her daughter's struggle with autism. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

8 Friday
University Chorale of Boston College performs Mozart's Requiem. John Finney, conductor. Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12; $5 with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4306.

13 Wednesday
Kabarett: From Weimar to Terezin. A musical program co-sponsored by the McMullen Museum, the Fine Arts department, the Music department and the Goethe Institute. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

15 Friday
Boston College Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven Symphony No. 5. John Finney, conductor. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-4306.

17 Sunday
Music at St. Mary's. Walden Chamber Players, including members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, perform works for strings and winds. St. Mary's Chapel. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

20 Wednesday
Museum Lecture: Body and Soul: Oskar Kokoschka's "The Warrior," Truth and the Interchangeability of the Physical and Psychological in Vienna 1900. Prof. Claude Cernuschi, Fine Arts department. Devlin 101. 4 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

20 Wednesday
Music at Teatime. Pianist Sandra Hebert, violinist Kirsi Perttuli and cellist Junko Fujiwara Simons perform Brahms Trio in B Major. Gasson 100. 4:15 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

20 Wednesday
Boston College Chamber Music Society. Sandra Hebert, director. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

21 Thursday
BC bOp! concert featuring instrumental and vocal jazz. Sebastian Bonaiuto, conductor. McElroy café. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3018.

21 - 24 Thursday - Sunday
Department of Theater/Robsham Theater Arts Center presents Hamlet by William Shakespearé. Directed by Howard Enoch. Robsham Theater Arts Center. Thursday - Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets: $10; $5 for youth, seniors or with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4800.

24 Sunday
Boston College Flute Choir. Judy Grant, director. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

25 Monday
Hyperprism, Boston College's contemporary ensemble, performs chamber music of American master Lukas Foss in celebration of his 80th birthday. Works will include Three American Pieces, String Quartet No. 5, Ni brut ni vitesse, and 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Margaret McAllister, director. Gasson 100. 8 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.

December

3 Tuesday
20 feet Over Belfast: Murals of Northern Ireland. Film co-produced by Paul Goudreau '88 and Belfast native Christine Hurson. Location TBA. 4:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-8100.

5 Thursday
Lowell/Humanities Lecture Series: Andrea Barrett and Margot Livesey, distinguished contemporary fiction writers and friends, will speak about learning from one another. Gasson 100. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3705.

7 - 8 Saturday - Sunday
Annual Christmas Concert. University Chorale and Boston College Symphony Orchestra. John Finney, conductor. Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus. Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets: $12; $5 with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4306.

8 Sunday
Concert Band December Concert. Sebastian Bonaiuto, conductor. Gasson 100. 3 p.m. For information, call 617-552-3018.

10 Tuesday
Music at St. Mary's. Boston Boy Choir, Archdiocesan Choir School, presents A Ceremony of Lessons and Carols. John Dunn, director. St. Mary's Chapel. 7:30 p.m. For information, call 617-552-6004.


13 - 15 Friday - Sunday
Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble presents A Dancer's Christmas. Robsham Theater Arts Center. Friday - Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets: $10; $5 for youth, seniors or with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4800.

20 - 22 Friday - Sunday
Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble presents A Dancer's Christmas. Robsham Theater Arts Center. Friday - Saturday, 8 p.m. Special Children's Performance: Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. Tickets: $25; $15 for youth, seniors or with BC student ID. For information, call 617-552-4800.