• Final week of CSU Summer Arts Fest

    Week four of the CSU Summer Arts Festival is July 22-27.

    This will be the final week of the celebration at the California State University, Monterey Bay World Theater, the Tanimura and Antle Library and the Visual and Public Arts Building. The event goes from 10 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. The box office phone number is 262-2714. Parking is $2 each day.

    On Monday, July 22  a photography lecture will be given by Nevada Wier at 7 p.m. in the library, which is located on Divarty Street off of General Jim Moore Boulevard on the CSUMB campus.

    Tickets are $8 for regular admission and $5 for students and seniors. Nevada Wier is an award winning photographer specializing in remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them.

    On Monday, July 22 Jimmy Santiago Baca will read memoirs at 8:30 p.m. in the library. Regular tickets are $8. Student and senior tickets are $5. Pushcart Prize and American Book Award winner Jimmy Santiago Baca has devoted his post-prison life to writing and teaching others who are overcoming hardship.

    On Tuesday, July 23  a documentary film lecture and presentation will be given by filmmaker Craig Baldwin at 7 p.m. at World Theatre on Sixth Avenue and A Street on the CSUMB campus. Tickets are $8  or $5 for students and seniors. Craig Baldwin is a filmmaker and curator whose interests lie in archival retrieval and recombinatory forms of cinema, performance, and installation.

    On Wednesday, July 24 a staged reading of “Tribes” will be presented at 7 p.m. in the World Theatre, with general tickets at $15 and student and senior tickets at $10. Described as “smart, lively, and beautifully acted” by the New York Times, “Tribes” is the story of a family with a deaf son and his connection with a woman who, though not deaf, has deaf parents. A signed interpreter will be provided.

    On Thursday, July 25 Caliendo and Friends will perform a flute concert at 7   p.m. in the World Theatre. Tickets are $15 or $10 for students and seniors. Music by composer Christopher Caliendo will be presented and performed by the Caliendo/Barcellona Duo, and flutists Carol Wincenc and Rena Urso-Trapani with piano accompaniment by Bryan Pezzone and Wendy Caldwell.

    On Friday, July 26 a free presentation of Student Culminations from Session II of the Summer Arts

    Memoir Writing Workshop will be offered at 7 p.m. in the library. The Steppenwolf Classes West Student Culmination, which is also free, will be offered at 8:30 p.m. in the  World Theatre.

    On Saturday, July 27 student culminations from Session II of the Summer Arts Writing Fantasy Workshop will be presented in the library at 10 a.m.

    A series of different workshops will be offered free on Saturday,. July 27. A music writing and film scoring workshop will be held in the library at 11:45 a.m. A workshop on contemporary painting will be given in the VPA buildings on Inter-Garrison and 6th avenues at 1:30 p.m. A travel photography session will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the VPA buildings. Memoir Writing, Part 2 will be given in the library  at 2:30 p.m. A documentary film workshop will be presented in the library at 4 p.m. A flute workshop will be given in the World Theater at 7 p.m., and a physical theatre workshop will be offered there at 8:30 p.m.

    A complete schedule of performances and public events is available at www.csusummerarts.org. For more information contact Rob Klevanat — rklevan [at] calstate.edu — or at 582-3492.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on July 17, 2013

    Topics: Creative Writing, Front PG News

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