CSU Happenings for September 2013

SEPTEMBER 1 - Painterly Gestures Art Exhibition
Columbus State’s Art Department hosts an Art exhibition entitled “Painterly Gestures.” Paintings will be displayed August 27- September 28 at Illges Gallery located in the Corn Center for the Visual Arts during normal operation hours (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 12 - 4 p.m., Thursday: 12 - 6 p.m. and Saturday: 11a.m. - 4 p.m. The gallery is closed Sunday - Monday and during all school holidays). Participating artists include Jiha Moon, Robert Horvath, Anthony Craig Drennen, Susannah Bluhm, and Betsy Eby. Free. For more information call 706-507-8300 or visit http://art.columbusstate.edu/exhibition/.

SEPTEMBER 2 – Labor Day: No Classes, Offices closed
The campus will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

SEPTEMBER 5 - Columbus Photographers 2013 Exhibit
Columbus State’s Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center hosts an exhibit displaying photos taken by local photographers at CSU’s Rankin Arts Photography Center starting Thursday, September 5 from 7-9 p.m. and ending Sunday, September 15. Local photographers competed against one another for a cash prize, first second and third ribbons, and a chance to have their work displayed at the exhibit. Tonia Hughes, renowned photographer and juror for the competition, chose a total of 48 images from 27 photographers to complete the exhibit entitled “Columbus Photographers 2013.” Free. For more information call 706-507-8070 or visit http://rankinartsphotography.com/.

SEPTEMBER 6 - Clarinet and Piano Faculty Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty music recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 6 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s own Oberlander and Wang, with special guest Paul Vaillancourt on percussion. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 6 – NCAA Volleyball is Back!
Columbus State’s volleyball squad restarts its program with their fist game of the year against Johnson C. Smith in the CSU-Hughston Clinic Invitational at 7 p.m. Friday, September 6 at Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/index.

SEPTEMBER 7 – NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Limestone at 12:30 p.m., and Fort Valley State at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 7 at the Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/index.

SEPTEMBER 7 - Oxbow’s Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows will hosts story time every Saturday, September 7 at 11 a.m. in room 203. Parents are asked to donate $1 for their child to watch a show filled with pictures, puppets, or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php.  

SEPTMEBR 8 – Baritone and Violin Faculty Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music will hosts a faculty music recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 8 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s Earl Coleman, the William and Isabelle Curry Faculty Scholar Chair in Voice. He will present an afternoon of music for voice and violin including works by Mendelssohn, Faure, Strauss and 20th century North American composers. He will be assisted by Janie Lee Bullock, piano, Betty Anne Diaz, piano, Joseph Golden, organ, Susan Tomkiewicz, oboe, Mary Walker, piano, and Yien Wang, piano. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 10 - Gallery Talk with Craig Drennen
Columbus State’s Department of Art will host “Painterly Gestures” at 12 p.m., Tuesday, September 10 in the Illges Gallery. Painterly Gestures is an art exhibit designed for the artists to appropriate traditions, ideas, and techniques of painting as a way to make us rethink the medium. The participating artists are Jiha Moon, Robert Horvath, Craig Drennen, Susannah Bluhm, and Betsy Eby. On this particular day, Craig Drennen will lecture.  For more information, call the art department at 706-507-8300 or visit http://art.columbusstate.edu/specialevents/.

SEPTEMBER 12 - Saxophone and Piano Faculty Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty music recital at 7:30p.m. Thursday, September 12 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s own Amy Griffiths and Yien Wang, who will play works by Handel, Decruck, Bolcom and Cockroft. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 12 - Rapunzel, the Musical
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform “Rapunzel, Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairytale” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the Riverside Theatre Complex. Brenda May Ito directs this magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale. The book, music, and lyrics are by Janet Uates Vogt and Mark Friedman. Adult tickets are $10. Tickets for children (ages twelve and under), seniors (ages sixty and above), and active duty military are $5. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call the theatre department at 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTEMBER 13 – NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women's soccer team plays Tusculum at 7 p.m. Friday, August 13 at Walden Soccer Complex in the CSU Collegiate Invitational. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

SEPTEMBER 13 - Rapunzel, the Musical
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform “Rapunzel, Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairytale” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 13 at the Riverside Theatre Complex. Brenda May Ito directs this magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale. The book, music, and lyrics are by Janet Uates Vogt and Mark Friedman. Adult tickets are $10. Tickets for children (ages twelve and under), seniors (ages sixty and above), and active duty military are $5. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call the theatre department at 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTEMBER 14 - Oxbow’s Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows will hosts story time every Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m. in room 203. Parents are asked to donate $1 for their child to watch the show filled with pictures, puppets, or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php

SEPTEMBER 14 - Rapunzel, the Musical
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform “Rapunzel, Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairytale” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 14 at the Riverside Theatre Complex. Brenda May Ito directs this magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale. The book, music, and lyrics are by Janet Uates Vogt and Mark Friedman. Adult tickets are $10. Tickets for children (ages twelve and under), seniors (ages sixty and above), and active duty military are $5. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call the theatre department at 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTEMBER 15 – NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women's soccer team plays North Alabama at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 15 at Walden Soccer Complex in the CSU Collegiate Invitational. Free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

SEPTEMBER 15 - Trumpet and Piano Faculty Recital
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty music recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 15 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s Roby Murray (trumpet), and Yien Wang (piano). Famed trumpeter Rafael Mendez will be featured on the program with his signature classic "La Virgen de la Macarena." Dr. Murray will be joined by his wife Lauren Murray on English horn performing as the duo 'Harmonie del Sur' as they premiere "Salon Music," written for them by faculty composer Fred Cohen. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 15 - Rapunzel, the Musical
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform “Rapunzel, Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairytale” at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 15 at the Riverside Theatre Complex. This musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale is directed by Brenda May Ito. The book, music, and lyrics are by Janet Uates Vogt and Mark Friedman. Adult tickets are $10. Tickets for children (ages 12 and under), seniors (ages 60 and above), and active duty military are $5. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call the theatre department at 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTEMBER 19 - CSU Wind Orchestra Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts a faculty music recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 19 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s Jamie L. Nix (conductor), Jeffery Lawson (graduate conductor), and Joseph Golden (organist). Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 19 – Tonia Hughes Photography Exhibit
Columbus State’s Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center will hosts an exhibit displaying distinguished photographer, Tonia Hughes’ photos at CSU’s Rankin Arts Photography Center starting Thursday, September 19 from 7-9 p.m. and ending Saturday, October 12. Free.  For more information, call 706-507-8300 or visit http://art.columbusstate.edu/exhibition/.

SEPTEMBER 20 – NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women's soccer team plays Armstrong at 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 20 at Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

SEPTEMBER 21 - Oxbow’s Reading Club
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows will host story time Saturday, September 21 at 11 a.m. in room 203. Parents are asked to donate $1 for their child to watch the show filled with pictures, puppets, or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1, and after 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php

SEPTEMBER 22 – NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women's soccer team plays Lee at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 22 at Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visithttp://www.csucougars.com.

SEPTMEBR 22 – Philharmonic Faculty Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts their concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 22 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert features Schwob School of Music’s own Viola professor Zoran Jacovcic performing William Walton’s virtuosic “Viola Concerto” followed by Richard Strauss’ “Rosenkavalier Suite.” The concert will be under the direction of Paul Hostetter, Schwob School of Music’s Ethel Foley Distinguished Chair in Orchestral Activities. Free. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 25 - Heidi May Dialogue
Columbus State’s Art Department’s own Heidi May will hosts a dialogue on “Becoming the Medium,” at 7:15 p.m. in the Corn Center for Visual Arts. May, an interdisciplinary artist and educator who specializes in drawing and digital media, will discuss her recent research with contemporary artists and educators and aspects of her own interdisciplinary art practice. For more information, call 706-507-8300 or visit http://art.columbusstate.edu/specialevents/.

SEPTEMBER 26 - The Illusion
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform Tony Kushner’s adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century book entitled “L’ comique” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26 in the Riverside Theatre Complex. Adult tickets are $17. Children (ages 12 and under), seniors (60 and over), and active duty military are $15. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTMEBR 26 – CSU Wind Ensemble Concert
Columbus State’s Schwob School of Music hosts the first concert of the year by the CSU Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26 in the RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Special guest artist for the concert is tenor Scott Piper. Jamie L. Nix will conduct. For more information, call 706-649-7225 or visit http://ColumbusState.edu/music.

SEPTEMBER 27 – The Illusion
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform Tony Kushner’s adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century book entitled “L’Illusion comique” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 27 in the Riverside Theatre Complex. Adult tickets are $17. Children (ages 12 and under), seniors (60 and over), and active duty military are $15. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/. Additionally, this will be the first opportunity for patrons to take in one of the pre-event dinners planned in conjunction with select concerts and theatre performances. The Chattahoochee River Club and Meritage (new Uptown location on First Avenue) will be the site of these special dinners. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. Prices $35 (without wine) and $45 (with two glasses of wine) per person per dinner. For reservations contact Kim Tucker at 706-507-8431 or by email at Tucker_Kimberly@ColumbusState.edu.

SEPTEMBER 27 – NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Armstrong at 7 p.m. Friday, September 27 at Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/index.

SEPTEMBER 28 - The Illusion
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform Tony Kushner’s adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century book entitled “L’Illusion comique” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 28 in the Riverside Theatre Complex. Adult tickets are $17. Children (ages 12 and under), seniors (60 and over), and active duty military are $15. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/.

SEPTEMBER 28 – NCAA Soccer
Columbus State’s women's soccer team plays USC-Aiken at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 28 at Walden Soccer Complex. Free. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

SEPTEMBER 28 – NCAA Volleyball
Columbus State’s volleyball squad plays Flagler at noon Saturday, September 28 at Lumpkin Center. Admission is $5 per person or $3 for ages 12 and younger, and free for CSU students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com/sports/wvball/index.

SEPTEMBER 28 - Oxbow’s Reading Club  
Columbus State’s Oxbow Meadows will host story time Saturday, September 28 at 11 a.m. in room 203. Parents are asked to donate $1 for their child to watch the show filled with pictures, puppets, or skits. A membership card will be issued upon paying $1. After 10 visits to Oxbow’s story time, your child’s membership card will be redeemed for a gift. For more information, call 706-507-8549 or visit http://oxbow.columbusstate.edu/ReadingClub.php

SEPTEMBER 29 - The Illusion
Columbus State’s Theatre Department will perform Tony Kushner’s adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century book entitled “L’Illusion comique” at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 29 in the Riverside Theatre Complex.
Adult tickets are $17. Children (ages 12 and under), seniors (60 and over), and active duty military are $15. CSU students will receive one free ticket and CSU faculty and staff will receive two free tickets. Tickets may be purchased or picked up the day of the show and during regular box office hours (Monday-Friday 11a.m-5p.m.). For more information, call 706-507-8400 or the box office at 706-507-8444 or visit http://theatre.columbusstate.edu/