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Upcoming Fine Arts Events At PJC

Published or Revised February 14, 2018

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Shifting Sights / Shifting Sites

PJC Department of Art
January 26 - February 23 , 2018, Exhibit Reception February 13, 4 - 6 p.m.

The Foyer Gallery brings together two artists working in photography and painting: Caroline Roberts and Lane Cooper. Roberts is based in Houston and works in alternative photography processes such as cyanotype, using landscape as metaphor. Her work does not represent a single location or time but is a metaphor for place, thinking about the way that landscapes form and change, our traces on its surface, and our complicated relationship to the natural world. Cooper is based in Cleveland, Ohio and develops her paintings from photographic sources. As one comes closer to the surface, there is a high degree of tactility and the substance of the paint become more evident while the image falls away. The exhibition is open from Jan. 26 to Feb. 23, during regular building hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Feb. 13 reception will be held in the Foyer Gallery in the Art Building located on the southeast corner of the Paris Junior College campus. For more information contact PJC Art Instructor Melinda Laszczynski at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Noises Off!

PJC Department of Drama
Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Ray E. Karrer Theater

Called the funniest farce ever written, "Noises Off" presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called "Nothing's On." Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
Tickets $15, $10 for senior citizens and high school students with ID, or free with current PJC ID.

Spring Choir Concert

PJC Department of Music
April 3, 7 p.m., J. Emory Shaw Recital Hall, Music Building

Directed by Dr. Michael Holderer, PJC Music Instructor, the Paris Junior College Choir will present a spring choir concert of traditional favorites as well as excerpts from Philip Glass’ "Einstein on the Beach," and John Cage’s "Four2." Admission is free.

Fourth Annual New Works Festival: Pyro Playfest - LOL

Thursday-Saturday, April 26-29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 p.m.
Ray E. Karrer Theater

Paris Junior College’s annual new works festival where playwrights from all over the country and world are invited to submit their original unpublished works, which are produced and performed for the first time to an intimate audience by the faculty and students of PJC Drama. The 2018 New Works theme is based around comedy and farce. Audiences are placed close to the action through 3/4 thrust style arranged seating on the stage itself - so reservations are required as seating is limited. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for reservations.

Tickets are $10, $5 for senior citizens and high school students with ID, or free with current PJC ID.

Voice, Guitar, and Piano Student Recital

PJC Department of Music
May 1, 7 p.m., J. Emory Shaw Recital Hall

Students perform chosen selections to highlight their semester. The recital is free.

2018 - 2019 Drama Department Productions (dates TBA)

A Season of Elements

Fire: Fahrenheit 451

Water: Peter and the Starcatcher

Earth: The Hobbit

Air: Pyro Playfest - The Winds of Change

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