• Apr. 14–Jun. 9Texas National Juried Competition & Exhibition

    Texas National Juried Competition & Exhibition

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    • Sat., Apr. 14–Sat., Jun. 9, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Acclaimed art critic and author Jed Perl will serve as juror for the 24th annual Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens Saturday, April 14, and runs through June 10 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, SFA’s historic art gallery in downtown Nacogdoches.

    The event opens with the juror’s talk at 5 p.m., followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., during which time competition winners will be announced.

    The exhibition and reception are sponsored in part by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, Nacogdoches Junior Forum, The Flower Shop and R&K Distributors, Inc. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • May. 3Rockin' Axes

    Rockin' Axes

    • Thu., May. 3, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Rockin’ Axes at Stephen F. Austin State University will continue performing music of “The ’90s and the New Millennium” when the student group performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in Cole Concert Hall in the Wright Music Building on the SFA campus.

    Among the selections to be performed is Bruno Mars’ “Chunky,” Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” and Muse’s “Hysteria,” along with tunes by Dream Theater, Sade, Incubus, Stone Temple Pilots and Tori Amos.

    Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 4Friday Film Series - Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

    Friday Film Series - Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

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    • Fri., May. 4, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts, in partnership with Austin Heights Baptist Church, will present a free, one-night screening of the documentary “Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    “Look & See” revolves around the divergent stories of several residents of Henry County, Kentucky, who each face difficult choices that will dramatically reshape their relationship with the land and their community. The film explores the agrarian philosophy of American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic and farmer Wendell Berry.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • May. 4Choral Masterworks - Mozart’s Requiem

    Choral Masterworks - Mozart’s Requiem

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    • Fri., May. 4, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    The combined choirs at Stephen F. Austin State University along with the Orchestra of the Pines will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem KV 626 (completed by Franz Xaver Süssmayr) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus.

    Directed by Dr. Michael Murphy, this masterwork will feature SFA’s A Cappella Choir, Murphy, director; Choral Union and Women’s Choir, Dr. Tod Fish, director; with accompaniment by the orchestra, Dr. Gene H. Moon, director. The performance will also feature the voices of School of Music faculty members Debbie Berry, Nita Hudson, Dr. Richard Berry and Dr. Chris Turner as soloists.

    Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • May. 5–May. 6Red Dirt Memories

    Red Dirt Memories

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    • Sat., May. 5, 2:30 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House
    • Sun., May. 6, 1:30 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the SFA Galleries will present “Red Dirt Memories: Storytelling with Jerry Permenter” Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Sessions are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, but seating in Cole Art Center is limited.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • May. 10–Jun. 16John Daniel Exhibition

    John Daniel Exhibition

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    • Thu., May. 10–Sat., Jun. 16, 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 work by former SFA art professor John Daniel showing May 10 through June 16 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

    A reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at The Cole Art Center.

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