• Jan. 18–May. 11Erle Loran

    Erle Loran

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    • Thu., Jan. 18–Fri., May. 11, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    An exhibition of works by Erle Loran will show from Jan. 18 through April 14 in the Griffith Fine Arts Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University.

    Loran (1905-1999) was a California abstract expressionist, painter, printmaker, author and teacher. Dr. David Lewis, professor of art history at SFA, will discuss Loran’s artwork at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the gallery. Admission is free.

    For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Jan. 18–Mar. 24Junko Chodos

    Junko Chodos

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    • Thu., Jan. 18–Sat., Mar. 24, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Art will present an exhibition of works by contemporary artist Junko Chodos showing Jan. 24 through March 25 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    “Junko Chodos: Can We Hear Our Own Voices?” features mixed media pieces and drawings. The artist will discuss her work, specifically where her art fits in the course of art history, at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Cole Art Center. Admission is free.

    For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Feb. 15–Apr. 21Peter Sarkisian

    Peter Sarkisian

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    • Thu., Feb. 15–Sat., Apr. 21, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    “Peter Sarkisian: Video Works” will open with a reception and gallery talk by the artist from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University’s downtown art gallery.

    The exhibition, which features video projections on sculpture, will show through April 21 in Reavley Gallery.

    Admission to all art exhibitions and receptions is free. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

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  • Feb. 26–Mar. 2Leon Loughridge - Printmaking/Graphic Design

    Leon Loughridge - Printmaking/Graphic Design

    • Mon., Feb. 26–Fri., Mar. 2,

    Presented by the School of Art

    The printmaking and graphic design programs within the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art will sponsor visiting artist Leon Loughridge the week of Feb. 26 through March 2.

    Loughridge, a printmaker from Denver, Colorado, and owner of Dry Creek Art Press, will work on an edition of handmade prints while in residency on the SFA campus, and he will teach classes in the Japanese Moku Hanga style of printing. A free public presentation of his work and techniques is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Art History Lecture Room B106 in the Art Building off Wilson Drive.

    Art faculty members Neal Cox (printmaking) and Peter Andrew (graphic design) have organized Loughridge’s residency. For more information, call the School of Art at (936) 468-4804.

  • Feb. 27–Mar. 3Biedermann and the Firebugs

    Biedermann and the Firebugs

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    • Tue., Feb. 27–Sat., Mar. 3, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    The play opens with Gottlieb Biedermann, a successful businessman and pillar of his community, muttering about the stupidity of his fellow townspeople, who have allowed strangers to move into their attics and then to set fire to their houses. Enter Sepp Schmitz, an out-of-work professional wrestler who needs a place to spend the night. Before long, Schmitz and his friend Eisenring have moved in, and they seem to be stocking up on sawdust and barrels of gasoline. There’s a little satire mixed into this blend of epic theatre and absurdist comedy. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors and $7.50 students/youth.

    Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior, $7.50 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 2Swingin' Axes & Aces

    Swingin' Axes & Aces

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    • Fri., Mar. 2, 6 p.m.–11 p.m., Fredonia Brewery

    Presented by the School of Music

    SFA Jazz Fundraiser Concert/Dance

    Tickets are $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 2Friday Film Series - Queen Mimi

    Friday Film Series - Queen Mimi

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    • Fri., Mar. 2, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    When you feel like a queen, even a laundromat can be a palace. Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Marie found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets. - IMDB

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  • Mar. 3Craig Morris

    Craig Morris

    • Sat., Mar. 3, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Guest trumpet recital with Rebecca Wilt, piano

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 5Orchestra of the Pines

    Orchestra of the Pines

    • Mon., Mar. 5, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    Orchestra of the Pines

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 6Lee Goodhew & Kerry Hughes

    Lee Goodhew & Kerry Hughes

    • Tue., Mar. 6, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Faculty double reed recital with Ron Petti, piano

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 6Choral Union

    Choral Union

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    • Tue., Mar. 6, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Choral Union

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 7Super Scientific Circus

    Super Scientific Circus

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    • Wed., Mar. 7:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    The Super Scientific Circus starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles, beachballs, bull whips, and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.
    Grades K-12
    Curriculum Connection: Science, Physics, Math and Performing Arts

    Tickets are $7.50 for individuals or $6 per person for groups of 20 or more. To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Mar. 8The Barefoot Movement

    The Barefoot Movement

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    • Thu., Mar. 8, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the music of the Nashville-based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as a visit with old friends, so sit back, relax, kick your shoes off and stay a while. When this fresh, youthful quartet of superb musicians romps through pop-infused “newgrass” medleys and country-flavored ballads, you can expect an evening of music with something for everyone.


    For tickets or more information call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.

    Single tickets: $25 for adult, $20 for senior, $10 for student/child (SFA students $3 with valid ID). Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 8A Cappella Choir

    A Cappella Choir

    • Thu., Mar. 8, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    A Cappella Choir

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 23–Mar. 24Haiku

    Haiku

    by Katherine Snodgrass
    • Fri., Mar. 23, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Mar. 24:
      • 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre
      • 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    Directed By: Tevia Loeser

    Single tickets: $4 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 25Coleidoscope

    Coleidoscope

    • Sun., Mar. 25, 2:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Faculty chamber recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 27Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    • Tue., Mar. 27, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Calliope Concert Series)

    Faculty Recital

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
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