April 16, 2001 Vol. V, No. 14

CALENDAR

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Admission is free unless otherwide specified.

Ecological L.A.

In celebration of Earth Day, this exhibit features "at risk" ecologies in the San Fernando Valley, including the L.A. River, the Chatsworth Reservoir and the Tujunga Wash.
Dates: Through Mon., April 30
Place: Oviatt Library exhibition room

Juried Art Student Show

This popular, annual exhibit features works by currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate art students at CSUN. Selected from about 400 entries, 80 to 90 works are chosen by art professionals.
Dates: Fri., April 27-Fri., June 1
Place: Main Gallery
Opening Reception: Fri., April 27, 7-9 p.m.

Boris Yaro Assignment: L.A.

Boris Yaro has completed 35 years of daily assignments as a news photographer and has been on three Pulitzer Prize-winning teams at the Los Angeles Times. This exhibition includes 40 of the most important and provocative photographs he has produced to date.
Dates: Through Sun., June 3
Place: Performing Arts Center

Athletics (home games)

Baseball

4/20 CSU Fullerton 3 p.m.
4/21 CSU Fullerton 3 p.m.
4/22 CSU Fullerton 1 p.m.
5/4 University of the Pacific 3 p.m.
5/5 University of the Pacific 1 p.m.
5/6 University of the Pacific 1 p.m.
5/8 Loyola Marymount 3 p.m.

Softball

4/28 CSU Fullerton Noon
4/29 CSU Fullerton Noon

Dance

Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company

Cai, a Shanghai native and former principal dancer with the Shanghai Opera House, achieves "a meld that could only happen in America-ancient Chinese techniques blended with modern dance in a marriage that is artistic and inventive."
Date & Time: Sat., April 28, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $15 general, $12 seniors, $9 students

Music

Admission to all music events (unless otherwise specified): $10 general, $7 faculty, staff and seniors, $5 students.

St. Petersburg String Quartet

Pianist Barnadene Blaha will perform compositions by Shostakovic, Glazunov and Brahms. Date & Time: Mon., April 16, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $24 general, $19 seniors, $7 students, $5 CSUN students

Inaugural Concert

The pre-concert prelude will feature the CSUN African Ensemble directed by Ric Alviso. CSUN's Symphony Orchestra, Northridge Singers, Wind Ensemble, Jazz "A" Band and Faculty Jazz Quartet will perform.
Date & Time: Wed., April 18, 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: Free

Pilipino Cultural Night

Sponsored by the Filipino American Student Association.
Date and Times: Sat., April 21, 2 and 7 p.m.
Admission: Free
Info: (818) 625-1952 to reserve seats.

Sol y Canto

Built on Brian Amador's warm, versatile Spanish guitar and Rosi Amador's expressive crystalline voice, this group does Latin music right.
Date & Time: Sat., April 21, 8 p.m.
Place: USU Grand Salon
Admission: $15 general, $12 seniors, $9 students

Guest Artist Series Celebrating Aurelio De La Vega's 75th Birthday

Pianist Marta Marchena will perform.
Date & Time: Sun., April 22, 3 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

New Directions Composers' Group

Under the direction of Jacob Ludwig.
Date & Time: Sun., April 22, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

CSUN Steel Drum Band

Directed by Gee Rabe.
Date & Time: Thu., April 26, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

Sharon Shannon

Accordionist and County Clare native Shannon has enjoyed success in her solo career and with Waterboys, Steve Earle and Nanci Griffith's Other Voices.
Date & Time: Fri., April 27, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $24, $20 reserved sections, $17 general, $12 CSUN students

University Chorus

Directed by Elmer Heerema.
Date & Time: Sat., April 28, 8 p.m.
Place: USU Northridge Center

American Guitar Society International Guitar Concert Series

Classical guitarist Stephen Robinson will perform.
Date & Time: Sat., April 28, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall
Admission: $48 series, $12 general, $10 AGS members

CSUN World Music Ensembles

CSUN Gamelan and African Music Ensembles feature three sets of instruments accompanied by traditional dance and singing.
Date & Time: Sun., April 29, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

The Discovery Players

Directed by Daniel Kessner. The group presents a mix of 20th Century and Early music. Date & Time: Sun., April 29, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

Roger Williams

America's greatest piano recording star's hit parade began in 1955 with "Autumn Leaves" and marches on with "Born Free," "The Impossible Dream" and "Lara's Theme" from Dr. Zhivago.
Date & Time: Sun., April 29, 3 & 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $35
Info: (818) 785-8885

Wind Chamber Music Recital

Directed by Greg Lindahl.
Date & Time: Mon., April 30, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall
Admission: Free

CSUN Jazz "A" Band

Directed by Matt Harris. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Wed., May 2, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

From the Studio of Ron Purcell

Featuring classical guitar performances by students of Ron Purcell.
Date & Time: Thu., May 3, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall
Admission: Free

El Vez: The Mexican Elvis

A post-modern king with a Latin twist, El Vez presents the Chicano experience told through the songs of Elvis.
Date & Time: Fri., May 4, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $15

Matt Harris Trio

The director of CSUN's Jazz "A" Band leads his own group. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Fri., May 4, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

Latin Music Gala

Enjoy our Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring mariachi, salsa, flamenco guitar and dancers, Spanish violin, Argentinian tango and more. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Sat., May 5, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

Afternoon Delight

Featuring classical guitar students from the studios of Gregory Newton and Ron Borczon. Date & Time: Sun., May 6, 1 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall
Admission: Free

Norm Crosby & Friends

Date and Time: Sun., May 6, 4 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $35 and $25
Info: (323) 656-6685

Opera Workshop

Directed by David Sannerud. An evening of great moments in opera, fully staged and performed in their original language.
Dates & Time: Tue, May 8 & 15, 8 p.m.
Place: Studio Theatre
Admission: Free

CSUN Wind Symphony

Conductor will be Greg Lindahl.
Date & Time: Wed., May 9, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

Faculty Artist Series

Cellist David Aks performs.
Date & Time: Wed., May 9, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

CSUN Wind Ensemble

Conductors will be Greg Lindahl and Glenn Price. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Thu., May 10, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

CSUN Northridge Singers CSUN Chamber Singers

Directed by Paul Smith. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Fri., May 11, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

CSUN Symphony

Conductor will be Gary Pratt. Event is part of the May Music Festival.
Date & Time: Sat., May 12, 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

CSUN Women's Chorale

Directed by Lisa Graham.
Date & Time: Sun., May 13, 3 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

CSUN Brass Ensemble

Directed by Greg Lindahl.
Date & Time: Mon., May 14, 8 p.m.
Place: Music Recital Hall

Theater/Performance

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!

This musical revue based on Allan Sherman's hilarious parodies offers "trunkloads of clever lyrics".
Date & Time: Sun., April 22, 3 & 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $29
Info: (818) 785-8885

Return to the Forbidden Planet

Inspired in equal parts by Shakespeare's The Tempest and by Forbidden Planet, the famous 1950s MGM movie.
Dates & Times:
Fri.-Sat.., 4/27-4/28, 8 p.m.
Sun., 4/29 & 5/6, 5 p.m.
Thu.-Sat.5/3-5/5 & 5/10-5/12, 8 p.m.
Wed., 5/2 & 5/9, 7 p.m.
Place: Campus Theatre
Admission: $10


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