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May 12,1997 Vol. I, No. 18

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CALENDAR

Art

Art Created by At-Risk Youth

The exhibition "Optimistart," a mixed media art exhibition created by at-risk youths at the Optimist Youth Homes in Highland Park under the supervision and collaboration of local artists. Features 30 pieces of wall-size murals, photography, body casting, typography and graffiti poems in addition to a video.
Dates: through Sun., May 18
Times: noon to 5 p.m. daily
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: free
fmi-Wanda Patterson, (213) 341-5540

L.A.'s Black History

Nearly 100 photographs are on display from more than 300,000 negatives by African-American photographer Harry Adams Jr. The exhibition is hosted by the CSUN Center for Photojournalism and Visual Arts. Photos feature former Mayor Tom Bradley, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, among others.
Coordinator: Ken Kirkton, CSUN photojournalism professor
Dates: through May 25
Place: California African-American Museum, Exposition Park, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles
fmi-Ken Kirkton, x3301

Student Art Exhibition

Annual juried exhibition featuring approximately 100 works by CSUN graduate and undergraduate students in all media.
Dates: through Thu., May 29
Times: noon to 4 p.m. Mon. and Sat.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tue. through Fri.
Place: Art Dome ML 236
Admission: free

Dance

Duquesne University Tamburitzans

A company of 38 costumed performers in a concert of eastern European music and dance.
Date: Sun., May 25
Times: 3 and 7 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $20 general

Ko-Ran Lehman Dance Company

The company returns for the second year.
Date: Sun., June 1
Times: 3 and 7:30 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $20 general

Music

All Music events (unless otherwise specified) are:
$6.50 general, $5 faculty/staff, $3.50 seniors/ students

CSUN Symphony

This special Monday evening concert closes the May Music Festival. The program features 1997 concerto competition winner Alwyn Wright, a violinist, performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto.
Conductor: David Aks
Date: Mon., May 12
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

Opera Scenes

Students from the Opera Workshop perform scenes from a variety of popular operas.
Director: David Scott
Dates: Tue., May 13 and 20
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: free

Chamber Music

Chamber groups will present a variety of classical and modern compositions.
Director: William Calkins
Date: Wed., May 14
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: free

Larry Karush Quintet

A jazz quintet featuring three percussionists incorporates elements of East Indian, African, Brazilian and contemporary Western art music.
Date: Fri., May 16
Time: 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $20 general, $15 faculty, staff and seniors, $10 students

Al Martino Concert

Known for his 35 albums and introduction of classics such as "Spanish Eyes," "Volare" and "Mary in the Morning," singer Al Martino returns to the Southland for this performance.
Date: Sat., May 17
Times:3 and 8 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $30 general

Piano Recital

A recital of varied solo repertoire for the piano by students of Jeanine Jacobson.
Date: Sat., May 17
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Recital Hall
Admission: free

CSUN Youth Orchestras

The young musicians in CSUN's three regularly-performing youth orchestras join forces for a gala season finale.
Date: Sun., May 18
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center

Granada High Jazz Band

The Granada Hills High School jazz band in a concert of big band jazz and swing.
Director: Alan Nelson
Date: Thu., May 29
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5 general, $3 seniors, $2 students

Granada High Wind Bands

The Granada Hills High School wind bands perform "The Planets."
Director: Alan Nelson
Date: Fri., June 13
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Performing Arts Center
Admission: $5 general, $3 seniors, $2 students




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