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Calendar of Events

The Arts at Albright College
Calendar of Music, Theatre, Art, Lectures and Family Fun!


Freedman Gallery

February 4 - March 14
After a Decade

Fifteen artists exhibit their work 10 years after graduating and establishing themselves as professional artists. Free.

Related events

  • Friday, February 7, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Discussion with Kristen Woodward, Scott Betz and Bryan Lafaye, followed by a public reception, Free.
  • Saturday, March 1, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Family Arts Workshop
    Have fun developing your own artistic talent during our Family Arts Workshop. Ages 5 - 13 with an adult partner. $5 per child. Reservations required, 610-921-7715. Center for the Arts

Theatre

February 14, 15, 21, 22 (8 p.m.), February 20 (7 p.m.)
February 16, 2:30 p.m.
Alice In Wonderland

Domino Players Theatre Company presents an adaptation of the novel by Lewis Carroll. Directed by Julia Matthews. Tickets are $10 for adults ($12 day of show) and $5 for children and students.

“Free Family Fridays” February 14 & 21, two children free with each paying adult. Plan to come before the show at 7:15 p.m. for a “Mad Hatter Tea Party.” Performing Arts Box Office, 610-921-7547. Wachovia Theatre, Center for the Arts.


Music

Sunday, March 9, 8 p.m.
Christopher Collins Lee, Violinist

Concerto soloist, violin recitalist, teacher and newly appointed concertmaster of the Reading Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert. Seating limited, only 200 tickets available. Performing Arts Box Office, 610-921-7547. Roop Hall, Center for the Arts.

Saturday, February 8, 2 p.m.
Quaker City String Band

Philadelphia’s award winning Quaker City String Band, a New Year’s Day Mummers Parade favorite, brings its unique form of entertainment to Albright College. For more information contact Joe Rosenberg at Albright College at 610-921-7529. Campus Center Main Lounge. Free.


Lectures

Thursday, February 13, 4 p.m.
“Maoist Marxists and Royal Massacres: Politics and Religion in Nepal”

Prakash Raj, Journalist and UN Human Rights Consultant, Katmandu, Nepal
Campus Center South Lounge, Free.

Thursday, February 20, 5 p.m.
“Behind the Veil: Women in Afghanistan”

Jennifer Heath, Author and Activist, Boulder, Colo.
Slide and film illustrated lecture
Campus Center South Lounge, Free.


International Film Series

Tuesday, February 11, 7:30 p.m.
Blue Velvet
by David Lynch.

In conjunction with a show of Lynch’s art at the Reading Museum, we are offering what is arguably his best film; a beautifully dreamy descent to the dark, flip side of wholesome, small town America. Tickets are $1. 610-921-7713, Klein Lecture Hall, Center for the Arts


Tuesday, February 18, 7:30 p.m.
The Black Maria Film & Video Festival Traveling Showcase Tour

Introducing prize-winning selections from the 23rd Black Maria Festival will be its director, John Columbus. This festival has become the premiere traveling showcase for independent cinema, especially experimental film and video. Program will include some of today’s most original and engaging short films and videos. Tickets are $1. 610-921-7713, Klein Lecture Hall, Center for the Arts


Tuesday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Seconds
by John Frankenheimer.

A brilliant disorienting 1966 Faustian nightmare drama starring John Randolph as an unhappy banker who is transformed through plastic surgery into Rock Hudson. Featuring mind-bending cinematography by James Wong Howe. Tickets are $1. 610-921-7713, Klein Lecture Hall, Center for the Arts

 
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