Friday, March 30, 2007

Arts Night features music, artwork, and theater

An art exhibit, music, theater, and good food will be featured during UIS' annual Arts Night, to be held Friday, April 13, on campus. Sponsored by the U of I Alumni Association, this event is presented as an opportunity for the community to enjoy a variety of arts-related activities.

The evening will begin with a display of mixed-media art by Dr. Roland Folse in the Visual Arts Gallery. Dr. Folse will speak about his work beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an hors d'oeuvres reception.

At 7:30 p.m. the UIS Chamber Orchestra will present a recital in the PAC TV studio. Special guest conductor will be John McLaughlin Williams.

At 8 p.m. the UIS Theatre program will present a student/faculty showcase production of the drama Two Rooms by Lee Blessing. Special guest director will be Leigh Steiner. The cast features faculty Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson and Eric Thibodeaux-Thompson, and students Roger Boyd and Alicia Artner. Read more>>

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