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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

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​The University Symphony Orchestra will start the season on Wednesday, October 1 with Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony plus concerto performances but two of our top students.   Junior Jieun Chung will perform the gorgeous marimba concerto of Emmanuel Sejourne and graduate flutist Mary Cervantes will perform Briccialdi's Carnival of Venice.

John Roscigno, conductor
Plaza del Sol Performance Hall
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Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Picture of an automatic rifle with title Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

From oral histories collected by CSUN professors José Luis Benavides and Kent Kirkton of the Institute for Arts & Media.  Adapted and directed by Peter Grego. This devised piece explodes with the words and testimony of actual hero/survivors of the conditions in present-day Mexico. Read more

Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

Picture of an automatic rifle with title Juarez, a Mexican Docudrama

From oral histories collected by CSUN professors José Luis Benavides and Kent Kirkton of the Institute for Arts & Media.  Adapted and directed by Peter Grego. This devised piece explodes with the words and testimony of actual hero/survivors of the conditions in present-day Mexico. Read more

The Red Shoes

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

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CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Red Shoes (1948), 133 mins.

Powell and Pressburger’s quintessential backstage drama is also one of the most glorious Technicolor feasts ever brought to the screen. Featuring a dramatic and hallucinatory central dance sequence, The Red Shoes stands as a beautiful tribute to the life of an artist. Read more

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: A March Against Sexual and Domestic Violence is Strength United's signature community event to raise awareness about sexual assault, domestic violence, child maltreatment and other forms of intimate abuse.  Read more

The Small Back Room

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

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CSUN CINEMATHEQUE
The Films of MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Small Back Room (1949), 106 mins. 

The Small Back Room details the professional and personal travails of a troubled research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert. Deftly mixing suspense and romance, Powell and Pressburger’s moody and crackling character study is an atmospheric post-war gem. Read more

Carmen

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:30pm

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Captivating and capricious, this re-envisioned Carmen fills the stage with contemporary Mexican heat and passion. Called a “hit parade of opera's most intoxicating melodies", this riveting tale of love and jealousy was Bizet's final work, breaking barriers and paving the way for a whole, new realistic form of opera.  Directed by Maurice Godin, Musical director John Roscigno. Read more

Carmen

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

Carmen poster

Captivating and capricious, this re-envisioned Carmen fills the stage with contemporary Mexican heat and passion. Called a “hit parade of opera's most intoxicating melodies", this riveting tale of love and jealousy was Bizet's final work, breaking barriers and paving the way for a whole, new realistic form of opera.  Directed by Maurice Godin, Musical director John Roscigno. Read more

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