• Jan. 22–May. 3SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

    SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase

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    • Tue., Jan. 22–Fri., May. 3, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art

    The SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase runs from Jan. 22 through May 3 in Griffith Fine Art Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Curated by Jeffery Brewer, assistant professor of art (sculpture) in the School of Art, the exhibition features works by former SFA art students. The artists have been invited to discuss their work from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in Griffith Gallery. The discussion will be followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. Free admission.

  • Jan. 24–Mar. 24Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant

    Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant

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

    Presented by the School of Art

    The exhibition “Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant” will show Jan. 24 through March 24 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Featuring ceramics, paintings, beadwork, stonework and drawings, the exhibition is a collaborative presentation of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries and the Caddo Mound Historic Site in Alto. An opening reception with the artists in attendance is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.

    SFA’s historic downtown art gallery, Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For additional information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Jan. 31–Mar. 17Frank Dituri Photography Exhibition

    Frank Dituri Photography Exhibition

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    • Thu., Jan. 31–Sun., Mar. 17, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The color photography of Frank Dituri will be exhibited Jan. 31 through March 24 in the Reavely Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University’s historic downtown art gallery.

    “Frank Dituri: Il Sacro.” (The Sacred) features photos Dituri, who teaches photography at the LABA Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, took in Italy over the past few years.

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

  • Feb. 26–Mar. 2Three One-Act Plays by Asian Authors

    Three One-Act Plays by Asian Authors

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    • Tue., Feb. 26–Sat., Mar. 2, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    In “Hiding from the Rain” by expatriate Chinese Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian, two young women take shelter from a storm, unaware that their conversation is being overheard by a silent old man. “The Post Office” by Indian Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore blurs the lines between realism and fantasy as a terminally ill boy’s wish is granted. “The Lady Aoi” by Japanese Nobel nominee Mishima Yukio is a story of jealousy, memory and ghostly possession.

  • Mar. 1Friday Night Film - Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House

    Friday Night Film - Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House

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    • Fri., Mar. 1, 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 will present a free, one-night screening of the documentary “Koo-Hoot Kiwat: The Caddo Grass House” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    In the PBS film, which is directed by Curtis Craven, a Caddo tribal elder and his apprentice return to their ancestral homeland in East Texas to direct the construction of a traditional grass house.

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

  • Mar. 1Swingin' Axes and Aces Scholarship Fundraiser

    Swingin' Axes and Aces Scholarship Fundraiser

    • Fri., Mar. 1, 7 p.m.–11 p.m., LugNutz Bar and Grill

    Presented by the School of Music

    A fun evening of jazz featuring the Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces from Stephen F. Austin State University will be presented from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 1, at LugNutz Bar & Grill.

    The bands will perform music by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey, Cab Calloway and Al Jarreau, among others.

    Concert tickets may be purchased ahead of time at the SFA Fine Arts Box Office for $10. Tickets at the door will be $15. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu. Tickets do not include food or beverages. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the School of Music jazz program.

    Concert tickets may be purchased ahead at the SFA Box Office for $10. Tickets at the door will be $15. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the School of Music jazz program. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 2Buyse Webster Duo

    Buyse Webster Duo

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    • Sat., Mar. 2, 1 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music and the Friends of Music Concert Series will present the Buyse-Webster Duo performing in a flute and clarinet recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.

    The program will include music by Leonard Bernstein, Robert Muczynski, Pierre-Octave Ferroud, Arthur Gottschalk and Edvard Grieg.

    Recital 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.

  • Mar. 3'Up Close And Personal' - Fundraiser

    'Up Close And Personal' - Fundraiser

    • Sun., Mar. 3, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Friends of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University will host a fundraiser for the School of Music that will give the community and contributors an entertaining “behind-the-scenes” look at the school and its talented faculty and students.

    “Up Close and Personal” will be presented from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in the Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building on the SFA campus. Beginning with an opening reception in the lobby of Cole Concert Hall, participants will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar and bid on silent auction items.

    There is no charge for admission, but donations to “keep the music playing” will be accepted. Reservations and/or credit card donations are accepted by calling (936) 468-6407. Checks should be made payable to SFASU with “Up Close and Personal” in the memo line.

    There is no charge for admission, but donations to "keep the music playing" will be accepted. Reservations and/or credit card donations are accepted by calling (936) 468-6407. Checks should be made payable to SFASU with "Up Close and Personal" in the memo line. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 4Percussion Ensemble

    Percussion Ensemble

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    • Mon., Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Percussion Ensemble

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 6Madeline and the Bad Hat

    Madeline and the Bad Hat

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    • Wed., Mar. 6:
      • 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))

    Based on the book, “Madeline and the Bad Hat.”
    Written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans. 
    Presented by ArtsPower

    ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike.

    Curriculum connections: Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based
    Target Audience: Grades Pre-K to 3

    Tickets: To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Mar. 8–Mar. 9The Zoo Story

    The Zoo Story

    by Edward Albee
    • Fri., Mar. 8–Sat., Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Mar. 9, 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    Directed by Jackie Rosenfeld

    Admission: $4 Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 9Choral Masterworks

    Choral Masterworks

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    • Sat., Mar. 9, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will present “War & Peace” in a masterwork concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus.

    The program features the combined choirs at SFA and the Orchestra of the Pines performing Franz Joseph Haydn’s “Mass in Time of War” and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem.”

    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).
  • Mar. 11Shane Reeves - Guest Percussion Recital

    Shane Reeves - Guest Percussion Recital

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    • Mon., Mar. 11, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will present guest artist Shane Reeves in a percussion recital at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.

    Reeves is on the music faculty at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. He will perform works by Claude Debussy, Mark Applebaum, Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, Robert Stright, Dave Hollinden and Andy Akhio. He will also perform one of his own compositions, “Scavenger Mastermind.”

    Recital 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.

  • Mar. 14Hachidori Duo

    Hachidori Duo

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    • Thu., Mar. 14, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Hachidori Duo

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Mar. 26Snow Pond Saxophone Quartet

    Snow Pond Saxophone Quartet

    • Tue., Mar. 26, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Guest recital

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  • Mar. 26Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    Stone Fort Wind Quintet

    • Tue., Mar. 26, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Friends of Music Concert Series event.

  • Mar. 28Meghan Bennett - Guest Flute Recital

    Meghan Bennett - Guest Flute Recital

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    • Thu., Mar. 28, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Meghan Bennett - Guest Flute 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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