Gazette Archive: Arts

Lynn Patron’s ‘Vignettes of Life’ Exhibit Opens

Posted: March 19, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Art and Visual Technology Department announces the opening of “Vignettes of Life,” an exhibition by painter and sculptor Lynn Patron. The exhibition of oil paintings will be on display in the Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery on the Fairfax Campus through March 27.

Lynn Patron painting

Center for the Arts Presents Cherryholmes

Posted: March 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Cherryholmes delighted audiences when they last performed at Mason’s Center for the Arts in 2007, and they return for a spectacular night of bluegrass on Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m.

March Events in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Posted: March 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has announced its calendar of student and faculty events, performances and exhibitions for March.

Virginia Opera Presents ‘The Barber of Seville’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: March 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason and the Virginia Opera invite audiences to Rossini’s spicy masterpiece “The Barber of Seville,” the final production of the Virginia Opera’s 2008-09 season.

Academy of Ancient Music to Present Brandenburg Concertos at Center for the Arts

Posted: March 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As one of the world’s first and foremost period-instrument orchestras, Britain’s Academy of Ancient Music combines a historically enlightened approach with an exceptionally high standard of performance.

Academy of Ancient Music

Carbonneau’s Vision Series Lecture Addresses the War Against Art

Posted: March 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Suzanne Carbonneau

Suzanne Carbonneau will discuss “The War Against Art: Where Are We Now?” on Monday, March 16, at 7 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus.

Carbonneau, a professor in the Department of Art and Visual Technology, will talk about the controversial photograph that created a political uproar and had devastating and lasting effects on the arts in America.

Russian National Ballet Theatre Presents Classics at Center for the Arts

Posted: March 5, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded in Moscow in the late 1980s during the transitional period of Perestroika, when many great dancers and choreographers of the former Soviet Union began exercising their newfound freedom by starting new, vibrant companies, bringing a fresh, invigorating spirit to the timeless tradition of classical ballet.

Mason Students and Faculty Perform with U.S. Army Band

Posted: February 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students and faculty from Mason’s Music Department will join the U.S. Army Concert Band in a performance on Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m.

GMU Players to Present ‘The Last Days of Judas Iscariot’

Posted: February 25, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The GMU Players will bring Stephen Adly Guirgis’ dark comedy, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” to the stage this spring.

February Events in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Posted: February 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has announced its calendar of student and faculty events, performances and exhibitions for February.