'The Bartered Bride' takes the stage
Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will
present "The Bartered Bride,"
by Bedrich Smetana, under the direction of
Julia Lansford, music and stage director, Dr. Neal Bartee, orchestra
director, and Joy Sanford, piano rehearsal accompanist, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March
9, and Saturday, March 10, at Fowler Center. The Bartered Bride” is a
comic opera in three acts written by the Czech composer Smetana, with libretto by Karel Sabina. Tickets
are $8 in advance and $9 at the door. They can be purchased at the
Central Box Office.
'New and Used' at Bradbury Gallery
On Thursday, March 8, at 5 p.m.-7p.m., the Bradbury Gallery will
hold an opening reception for "New
and Used," an exhibition featuring artworks inspired by common
objects. The work of four artists, John Adelman, Virginia Fleck, Ian
Lemmonds, and Paul Villinski, explore how the ordinary can stimulate
creativity and become extraordinary. The exhibition includes
drawings, photographs, assemblages, and sculpture. The exhibition
runs through April 15. Both the exhibition and the opening reception
are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 12 p.m.-5 p.m.,
Tuesday-Saturday, and 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Sunday. For details, contact
the Bradbury Gallery at ext. 2567.
ASU celebrates Archaeology Month with
In recognition of Arkansas Archaeology Month, the ASU Museum is
sponsoring an Archaeology Fair on Saturday, March 10, from 11 a.m.-3
p.m. on the second floor of the museum. This year's theme for
Archaeology Month is "Arkansas Rock Art." Visitors to the fair can
learn about how pottery, stone tools, and rock art are made.
Visitors can also participate in Native American games and hear
storytelling. Photographic exhibits of rock art and tombstones
(sponsored by Modern Woodsmen of the World) will be the foci of a
Symbol Scavenger Hunt. Arkansas Archaeology Month is an annual
statewide event sponsored by the Arkansas Archaeological Survey.
This event is designed to broaden the public's interest in and
appreciation for Arkansas' archaeological resources and to encourage
the public's participation in conservation/preservation efforts.
Archaeologist lecture: Rock
art and religion in Arkansas
a precursor to the Archaeology Fair, the AAS Central Mississippi
Valley Archeological Society will feature a slide lecture by survey
archaeologist Dr. George Sabo, director of the rock art recording
project. The lecture, "Rock Art and Religion in Arkansas," will be
held Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182. The lecture
is free and open to the public. For details of the fair, contact
Stephanie Pointer, ext. 2074; for details on the lecture, contact
Dr. Julie Morrow, ext. 2071.
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