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

    Picturing Books Vol. 1

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

    Presented by the School of Art

    Picturing Books Vol. 1

  • Dec. 3–Dec. 20Vintage Christmas Exhibition

    Vintage Christmas Exhibition

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    • Tue., Dec. 3–Fri., Dec. 20, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Vintage Christmas Exhibition

  • Dec. 3Steel Band

    Steel Band

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    • Tue., Dec. 3, 6 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Steel Band

  • Dec. 3SFA Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Pines

    SFA Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of the Pines

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    • Tue., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Weber, Oberon Overture
    Grondahl, Trombone Concerto
    Kahlil Burley-Wyatt, trombone
    Schumann, Symphony No. 4

  • Dec. 6Friday Night Film - The Music of Silence

    Friday Night Film - The Music of Silence

    • Fri., Dec. 6, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Friday Night Film - The Music of Silence

  • Dec. 6SFA Holiday Celebration

    SFA Holiday Celebration

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    • Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Music

    The celebration will showcase the SFA A Cappella Choir, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir and SFA Brass ensemble. Conductors will be Dr. Michael Murphy, director of choral activities at SFA; Dr. Tod Fish, associate director of choral activities; and graduate conductors Jacob Rivas of The Colony and David Zielke of Albany, Oregon. Accompanists will be SFA collaborative pianists Dr. Ron Petti, Dr. Thomas Nixon and Hyun Ji Oh.

    A highlight of the program will be a performance of “Christmas Cantata,” or “Sinfonia Sacra,” by Daniel Pinkham. The concert will also feature works by Dominick Argento, Felix Mendelssohn, George Frideric Handel, Eric Edward Whitacre and Giuseppe Verdi, along with seasonal favorites.

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    Single tickets: $8 for adult, $6 for senior, $3 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Dec. 10A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

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    • Tue., Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

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

    The classic family favorite with 26 beloved holiday songs to brighten the story of Scrooge and his ghostly visitors

    Single tickets: $30 for adult, $24 for senior, $12 for student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Dec. 11Mariachi Los Leñadores

    Mariachi Los Leñadores

    • Wed., Dec. 11, 6 p.m., Music Recital Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    Mariachi Los Leñadores

  • Dec. 12A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

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    Presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre
    • Thu., Dec. 12:
      • 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))

    Perhaps the best-loved holiday story of all time, our adaptation of Dickens’ classic is particularly suited to children. Watch Mr. Scrooge transform his heart from stone to gold as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas. All the joy, sentiment and meaning are here, without being too scary for young audiences.
    Curriculum Connections: Family Ties, Language Arts, Literary Classic, Music, Reading

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