NextNOW Fest 2019 at Clarice Smith, Sep 13-14

NextNOW Fest 2019 at Clarice Smith, Sep 13-14

NextNOW Fest 2019

Fri, Sep 13, 2019 . 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 14, 2019 . 6:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Various Locations.

NextNOW Fest is an inspiring experience where creativity and community converge. By amplifying the voices of intriguing, inventive artists from around campus and the country, NextNOW Fest creates a forward-looking microcosm where art shapes and transforms our future. For the full list of events, click here

Free, no tickets required for most activities. Tickets are required for Snail Mail and Flying V Fights. Tickets will be available starting at Noon on the first day of the Fall semester (Mon, Aug 26). Note: Tickets do not guarantee admission. Ticket-holders must arrive 15 minutes before the performance. Click here.

Survivor Love Letter Workshop at Clarice Smith, Sep 12

Survivor Love Letter Workshop at Clarice Smith, Sep 12

Survivor Love Letter Workshop

Thursday, September 12, 2019 . 5:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?
The world would split open. –Muriel Rukeyser, American poet, activist, and feminist

Survivor Love Letter is a movement for survivors of sexual assault and their allies to publicly celebrate their lives. Started by filmmaker and activist Tani Ikeda in 2012 on the anniversary of her rape, #SurvivorLoveLetter has rippled out to become a hashtag, a letter writing campaign, and a viral social movement. In this workshop, facilitated by Tani, you will have an opportunity to tell your story in the form of a poem, a personal monologue, a letter to yourself, a song, or whatever comes to mind. This workshop is being presented in connection with “A body, home,” which is a multimedia, intergenerational dance piece on sexual violence performed in the back of a moving truck. Performances of the dance will be part of NextNOW Fest on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14, and will incorporate excerpts of letters written during this workshop.

Free, no tickets required for most activities. Click here for more information.

Peter and the Wolf at Clarice Smith, June 23

Peter and the Wolf at Clarice Smith, June 23

Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf
by Sergei Prokofiev
National Orchestra Institute + Festival

Sunday, June 23, 2019 . 3PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Cafritz Foundation Theatre

In this family-friendly performance, members of the National Orchestral Institute perform Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and give their own imaginative musical interpretations of beloved children’s books.

The National Orchestral Institute + Festival brings together aspiring orchestral musicians from across the country for a month of dynamic music-making and professional exploration. Chosen by a rigorous, cross-country audition process, these young artists present passionate and awe-inspiring performances of adventuresome repertoire at The Clarice and in the community.

Free, no tickets required.

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Puccini at Clarice Smith, Jun 7 & 9

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Puccini at Clarice Smith, Jun 7 & 9

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Puccini

Fri, Jun 7, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Jun 9, 2019 . 2:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
Kay Theatre, reserved.

Maryland Lyric Opera presents an evening of excerpts from three of Puccini’s most beloved operas; La boheme, Tosca, & Madama Butterfly. The 50-member MDLO Orchestra joins the singers on stage. The performance is hosted by MDLO Music Director Louis Salemno. Join us as we take you inside these emotion filled classics.

Maria Natale, soprano
Youna Hartgraves, soprano
Yongxi Chen, tenor
Mauricio Miranda, tenor
SeungHyeon Baek, baritone

The Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra, Louis Salemno, Conductor.

Tickets: Students $10; Others: $25 to $60. Click here.

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Verdi at Clarice Smith, May 18-19

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Verdi at Clarice Smith, May 18-19

Maryland Lyric Opera: An Evening of Verdi

Sat, May 18, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, May 19, 2019 . 2:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
Kay Theatre, reserved.

Maryland Lyric Opera presents an evening of excerpts from three of Verdi’s most celebrated operas; Il Trovatore, La traviata, & Rigoletto. 50 members of The MDLO Orchestra join the singers on stage for performances hosted by MDLO Music Director Louis Salemno. Join us as we take you inside these timeless dramas.

Javier Arrey, baritone
Nayoung Ban, soprano
Marco Cammarota, tenor
Yongxi Chen, tenor
Daryl Freedman, mezzo-soprano
Raquel Gonzalez, soprano

The Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra, Louis Salemno, Conductor.

Tickets: Students $10; Others: $25 to $60. Click here.