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  • Aug. 13–Oct. 13SFA School of Art Faculty Exhibition

    SFA School of Art Faculty Exhibition

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    • Tue., Aug. 13–Sun., Oct. 13, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will host a reception for its annual faculty exhibition at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Each year, the faculty exhibition features a wide variety of artwork in ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, prints, metal work and mixed media. The exhibition runs through Oct. 13. This year’s featured faculty artist is Wesley Berg, assistant professor of drawing and painting in the School of Art. His exhibition, “Shadow Plane: Works on Paper by Wesley Berg,” opens the same night as the reception and shows through Oct. 13. Berg will discuss his work at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the gallery.

    Art exhibitions and receptions are sponsored by William Arscott, The Flower Shop, the Nacogdoches Junior Forum and the Friends of the Visual Arts. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Sep. 3–Oct. 12The Color of Grief

    The Color of Grief

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    • Tue., Sep. 3–Sat., Oct. 12, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will open “The Color of Grief ” exhibition Tuesday, Sept. 3, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. “The Color of Grief” features art created by children attending a youth grief camp through Hospice in the Pines.

    A reception for “The Color of Grief” is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Cole Art Center. Art exhibitions and receptions are sponsored by the Friends of the Visual Arts, Nacogdoches Junior Forum, William Arscott and The Flower Shop. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Sep. 5–Oct. 13Shadow Plane: Works on Paper

    Shadow Plane: Works on Paper

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    • Thu., Sep. 5–Sun., Oct. 13, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Featured Artist: Wesley Berg

  • Sep. 17–Nov. 21Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness

    Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness

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    • Tue., Sep. 17–Thu., Nov. 21, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will host the exhibition “Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness” Sept. 17 through Nov. 21 in Griffith Fine Arts Gallery, located on the SFA campus.

    Two languages – music and visual art – combine to create works of art made in response to chamber music composed in Denali National Park.

    A reception is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the gallery. Griffith Gallery is located inside Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Drive. This exhibition and reception is sponsored in part by William Arscott, The Flower Shop and the Friends of the Visual Arts. Admission is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

    In the News
  • Oct. 1Terri Sundberg - Guest Flute Recital

    Terri Sundberg - Guest Flute Recital

    • Tue., Oct. 1, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts and School of Music (Friends of Music )

    Terri Sundberg, guest flute 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).
  • Oct. 1–Oct. 5The Wolves

    The Wolves

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    by Sarah DeLappe
    • Tue., Oct. 1–Sat., Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (The Mainstage Series)

    The Wolves

    Single tickets: $15 for adult, $10 for senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Oct. 1Octubafest - J.D. Salas Faculty Recital

    Octubafest - J.D. Salas Faculty Recital

    • Tue., Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts and School of Music (Friends of Music )

    Octubafest - J.D. Salas Faculty Recital

  • Oct. 3Percussion Ensemble

    Percussion Ensemble

    • Thu., Oct. 3, 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).
  • Oct. 4Friday Night Film - Lion

    Friday Night Film - Lion

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

    Presented by the School of Music

    Friday Night Film - Lion

  • Oct. 8Wind Ensemble

    Wind Ensemble

    • Tue., Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    Wind Ensemble

  • Oct. 11–Oct. 12These Shining Lives

    These Shining Lives

    by Melanie Marnich
    • Fri., Oct. 11–Sat., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., Downstage Theatre
    • Sat., Oct. 12, 2 p.m., Downstage Theatre

    Presented by the School of Theatre (Student Productions)

    Directed by Jessica Griffin

  • Oct. 11Swingin' Axes and Aces

    Swingin' Axes and Aces

    • Fri., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., LugNutz Bar and Grill

    Presented by the School of Music

    Jazz area fundraiser

  • Oct. 12Emily Brebach - Guest Oboe

    Emily Brebach - Guest Oboe

    • Sat., Oct. 12, 4 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts and School of Music (Friends of Music )

    Emily Brebach, guest oboe & English horn with Hyun Ji Oh, piano

    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Oct. 14SFA Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Pines

    SFA Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Pines

    • Mon., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    SFA Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Pines

  • Oct. 15Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

    Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

    • Tue., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

  • Oct. 18When the Poet Sings - A Cappella Choir

    When the Poet Sings - A Cappella Choir

    • Fri., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    Presented by the School of Music

    A Cappella Choir - When the Poet Sings

  • Oct. 18The Velveteen Rabbit

    The Velveteen Rabbit

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    Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre
    • Fri., Oct. 18:
      • 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))

    “What is ‘Real?’ When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become ‘Real.’” The power of play and childhood fancy, the pure light of unconditional love — these timeless forces illuminate our faithful rendering of Margery Williams’ tale of friendship and the passing of time. A lovely score and detailed period costumes will transport your audience back to the early 20th century where they will experience a particular innocence and wisdom that has much to say about our present culture of instant gratification and disposable friends.

    Curriculum Connections: Art, Language Arts, Literary Classic, Music, Reading

  • Oct. 22SFA Men's and Women's Choirs

    SFA Men's and Women's Choirs

    • Tue., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    SFA Men's and Women's Choirs

  • Oct. 24Stray Cats' Lee Rocker

    Stray Cats' Lee Rocker

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    • Thu., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

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

    Rockabilly’s best and wildest fronts his own band behind his legendary upright bass

    Single tickets: $30 for adult, $24 for senior, $12 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Oct. 24Frank Kowalsky - Guest Clarinet Recital

    Frank Kowalsky - Guest Clarinet Recital

    • Thu., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts and School of Music (Friends of Music )

    Frank Kowalsky, guest clarinet 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).
  • Oct. 28SFA Chamber Orchestra

    SFA Chamber Orchestra

    • Mon., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    SFA Chamber Orchestra

  • Oct. 31–Dec. 31Picturing Books Vol. 1

    Picturing Books Vol. 1

    • Thu., Oct. 31–Tue., Dec. 31, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Picturing Books Vol. 1

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