The Spring Spectrum series
will feature writing, music and an exhibition of a portion of T. Edward
Hanley’s art collection.
are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.
Nancy McCabe will host the annual celebration of Pitt-Bradford’s own literary
magazine, Baily’s Beads, at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 23, 2013, in the Mukaiyama University Room of the Frame-Westerberg Commons.
celebration will include the unveiling of the 2013 issue, prizes, readings by
contributors and an open mic for those who want to share original writing and
music. The magazine, named Best University Magazine two years running by the
American Scholastic Press Association, features fiction, poetry, and creative
nonfiction by students, staff, faculty, alumni and area writers. Baily’s Beads has also been named one of
the top 12 student magazines in the country by the Columbia Scholastic Press
Association on two occasions. The event is free and refreshments will be
and St. Bonaventure University have collaborated on dual exhibits of “T. E.
Hanley: A Local Man with a World View,” featuring T. Edward Hanley’s
collections of artwork, books and letters housed in the universities’ archives.
Hanley amassed his collection over many years, starting during his studies at
Harvard in the early 1900s. Parts of the collection are preserved at various
galleries and universities around the globe.
exhibit will be on display Feb. 7-March 8 in the KOA Art Gallery. An opening
reception featuring a lecture by Mr. Dennis Frank will be held at 7 p.m. on
Daniel Pesca is the final performer slated in the Spectrum music series. He
will perform at 7 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Bromeley Family Theater.
is an active soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, as well as an
accomplished composer. He has collaborated with numerous groups including the
JACK and Spektral Quartets and members of the Chicago Symphony. The event is
and Poet Lori Jakiela will be the last writer featured by Spectrum. The free
event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 19 in the Mukaiyama University
poems and essays have been published in The
New York Times, The Washington Post,
Creative Nonfiction and elsewhere,
including several anthologies. She has published a memoir, a poetry collection,
and three poetry chapbooks. In 2007, Jakiela earned the PGAA Outstanding
Faculty Award. She also received the 2010 Golden Quill award from the
Pennsylvania Newspaper Association for column writing. She teaches in the
writing program at Pitt-Greensburg and Chatham University.
10th annual Pitt-Bradford Student Arts Exhibition will be on display March
22-April 19 in the KOA Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held at noon
on March 22.
exhibit, “Affairs of the Art,” will feature distinguished student artwork of a
variety of media including painting, drawing, ceramics and photography. All of
the more than 50 pieces were created during the 2012-2013 academic year.
production of Will Eno’s “Oh, the Humanity,” directed by Dr. Kevin Ewert, will
close out the Spectrum theater series. This series of plays features people
desperately trying to present themselves in a good light.
will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 4-6 and at 2 p.m. on April 7 in the Studio
Theater in Blaisdell Hall. Tickets cost $6 for the public and $2 for students.
school matinee will be held on April 3.
Vocal Arts Ensemble will hold its spring concert at 11:30 a.m. on April 16 in
the KOA Speer Electronics Lobby.
Spectrum Series features visual, literary and performing artist chosen by the
university arts faculty. With an emphasis on academic and curriculum-based
events and activities, Spectrum has been providing events for free or little
cost to arts patrons for more than 20 years.
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