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Fall 2014 Cultural Arts

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Syd Mead: Progressions Syd Mead: Progressions Aug. 18 - Oct. 18 Rebecca Randall Art Gallery Transportation design is his first love, and Mead's vehicular creations are known for their unique blend of futurism and functionality. His trademark designs include concept cars for Ford Motor Company, solar-powered unicycles and futuristic visualizations for many stunning science fiction films, including Blade Runner, TRON, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Time Cop, and Elysium. Admission: Free
Surviving Your First Year in College bass Surviving Your First Year in College Wednesday, Aug. 20, 3:30 p.m. Bryan Info Commons The first year of college brings new friends, excitement and opportunities, but in addition it often leads to unforeseen challenges: What do you do with the friend who does not leave you alone? How should you deal with a difficult roomate or a very tough professor? In this panel discussion, experienced students will talk about the challenges they encountered in their freshman year and how they responded to these challenges. Participants will receive a "Java Buck" good for $1 off any purchase at Starbucks in Kimbel Library. For more information about this event, please visit our website and our facebook page. Admission: Free
Darius Rucker in Concert Darius Rucker in Concert Saturday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m. HTC Center Charleston-born Darius Rucker first attained multiplatinum status as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Hootie & the Blowfish, a rock band formed in 1986 while he attended the University of South Carolina. The band released five studio albums with him as a member and charted six Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, with Rucker co-writing the majority of the songs with the other three members. Rucker also wrote 10 of the 12 songs on his current album, "True Believers," ranging from the feel-good sing-along “Radio” to the sophisticated narrative “Shine." He calls the album a "triumphant reflection of the rewards and challenges of sustaining a marriage." Admission: SOLD OUT
When Asia Was the World Bridging Cultures When Asia Was the World Tuesday, Aug. 26, 4:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel This book discussion series explores the intersection between Eastern and Western philosophies, values, economies and cultures from a historical perspective. The travel narratives collected in this book by Stewart Gordon portray the Asia first encountered by European explorers as a vibrant, ongoing enterprise, from which they both learned and profited. Books are available by contacting Barbara Burd, by e-mail or 843-349-3401.

This series is part of the Bridigin Cultures projects titled Muslim Journeys: Connected Histories presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Admission: Free
The House of Wisdom Bridging Cultures The House of Wisdom Tuesday, Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel This book discussion series explores the intersection between Eastern and Western philosophies, values, economies and cultures from a historical perspective. Author Jim Al-Khalili ties scientists who worked in the medieval period in Muslim regions to their counterparts in other times and places and traces pathways this knowledge took across the Mediterranean world until it reached Europe’s growing universities in the 12th century. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Admission: Free
Aisha Sabanti Sloan Words to Say It Aisha Sabanti Sloan Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. James J. Johnson Auditorium Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s essay collection, The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theatre of Black and White, was chosen as a finalist for the 1913 First Book Contest in 2011, and published by the University of Iowa Press in 2013. Admission: Free
The Lovely Milleress The Lovely Milleress Sunday, Oct. 5, 4 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall This song cycle, for voice and piano, sets the poems of Wilhelm Müller and will be performed in English using a translation by Richard Dyer-Bennet. This is a tale about a journeyman who meets and falls in love with the miller’s daughter. Love and joy turn to heartbreak and despair when she spurns his affection. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Spectrum Concert Spectrum Concert Friday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium Part of the Family Weekend Experience, this concert features student music groups from the CCU Band program. This diverse program features everything from guitars to drums and styles from classical to show tunes. For the grand finale, the CCU Symphonic Band performs the famous "Liberty Fanfare" written by John Williams. Admission: 5
Smartphone and Location Privacy Tea & Ethics Smartphone and Location Privacy Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Modern technologies raise a number of ethical questions: corporations exploit the details of our whereabouts in ways that violate our privacy, or that individuals use this technology to stalk others. Susan Bergeron from the Department of Politics and Geography will discuss these and other ethical questions raised by location based technologies in this session. Admission: Free
Constitution Day Constitution Day Wednesday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall When does the government have the right to private property for public use? Join us for Constitution Day as Guy Burnett, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alaska Anchorage, speaks on the issue of eminent domain and property rights. Admission: Free
So Many Songs, So Little Time CANCELLED: So Many Songs, So Little Time Friday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium This event has been cancelled. Please see the other offerings on our calendar. Our apologies for any inconvenience. Admission: n/a
Banned Books Week Banned Books Week Sept. 21 - Sept. 27 Bryan Info Commons Kimbel Library & Bryan Information Commons celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week. The library will be hosting events all week including a virtual read-out on Monday, Sept. 22, and a banned books tweet-out on Wednesday, Sept. 24. There will also be displays and a student contest. Admission: Free
The Ornament of the World Bridging Cultures The Ornament of the World Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel In this book discussion series, author and Yale University Professor Maria Menocal explores the varied culture of the Muslims, Jews and Christians who lived together under the imperial Andalusian rule from the eighth to the 15th centuries. This will be read by Ted Blanton, visiting professor of History at College of Charleston. Sponsored by the NEH and the ALA. Admission: free
Little Women: The Musical Little Women: The Musical Sept. 25, Sept. 27 - Oct. 4 79th Avenue Theatre Little Women: the Musical focuses on the four March sisters and their beloved Marmee as they grow up in Civil War America. After captivating audiences for more than a century, this wonderful novel has been brought to life as an exhilarating new musical filled with glorious music, dancing and heart. Little Women: the Musical embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit. The powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope — the sounds of a young America finding its voice. Admission: 15 buy tickets
Command Performance and Reception Little Women: The Musical Command Performance and Reception Friday, Sept. 26 79th Avenue Theatre This exclusive performance of Little Women includes a reception and pre-show lecture. Proceeds benefit scholarship opportunities in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. To purchase tickets, e-mail culturalarts@coastal.edu, or call 843-349-5099. Admission: 50
Current Issues in the Middle East Round Table Discussion Current Issues in the Middle East Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30 p.m. Edwards 164 Join Samih Baalbaki and a group of interested students and faculty members as they discuss contemporary political and ethical developments in a rapidly changing Middle East. The discussions are designed to help students and community members think about contemporary political and ethical issues in the Middle East in the larger historical and religious context. Admission: Free buy tickets
Miles Davis' Classic: The Birth of Cool Miles Davis' Classic: The Birth of Cool Monday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium In 1950, Miles Davis collaborated for the first time with composer/arranger Gil Evans, creating a lifelong musical association and one of the seminal West Coast Jazz Recordings. Join the Faculty Jazz Ensemble as it recreates this album in its entirety with additional arrangements in the style of Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis and Gil Evans. The group features Matt White, Dan O’Reilly, Chris Connolly, Bill Hamilton, Marc Chesanow, Jesse Willis, Tonya Propst, David Bankston and other special guests. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Is College Worth The Money? Java Jabber Is College Worth The Money? Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3:30 p.m. Bryan Information Commons Attending college is more expensive than ever, but many college graduates do not find well-paying jobs. Is college really worth it? Should one avoid majors in the humanities and instead go for majors in business or the sciences? These questions and more will be discussed by students and faculty. Participants will receive $1 off any purchase at Starbucks in Kimbel Library Admission: Free
A Movement for Rosa Symphonic Band A Movement for Rosa Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium Join us as we honor civil rights heroine Rosa Parks during the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The concert will also feature Vanity Fair, a comic overture based on the 1848 novel by English author William Makepeace Thackeray, along with CCU music faculty member and clarinetist Kathryn Tucker on Rossini’s Introduction, Theme and Variations. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Traveler and Scholar: The Story of Leo Africanus Bridging Cultures Traveler and Scholar: The Story of Leo Africanus Tuesday, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel This discussion series explores the intersection between Eastern and Western philosophies, values, economies and cultures from a historical perspective. With a discussion led by Jeffry Halverson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, this novel by Amin Maalouf is the imagined autobiography of real-life geographer, adventurer and scholar Hasan al-Wassan, whose far-reaching travels in the 16th century were a precursor to the cultural interconnections now associated with globalization. Event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Admission: Free
Current Issues in the Middle East Round Table Discussion Current Issues in the Middle East Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30 p.m. Edwards 164 Join Samih Baalbaki and a group of interested students and faculty members as they discuss contemporary political and ethical developments in a rapidly changing Middle East. The discussions are designed to help students and community members think about contemporary political and ethical issues in the Middle East in the larger historical and religious context. Admission: Free
Gospel Choir Concert Gospel Choir Concert Sunday, Oct. 12, 4:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors, the CCU student gospel choir, perform positive and inspiring gospel music at this annual event. The group seeks to perpetuate the tradition of gospel music, and to recognize the importance of gospel in the preservation of African American culture. Admission: Free
Life on Other Planets: Philosophical Implications of Astrobiology Philosopher's Corner Life on Other Planets: Philosophical Implications of Astrobiology Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Astrobiology—the study of life in the universe—is a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary academic field that raises challenging philosophical questions: What exactly are we looking for when we try to find life in outer space? Can 'life' be clearly defined? What are the implications for ethics, religion and our understanding of humanity if we were to find life on other planets? These and additional questions will be discussed by Kelly Smith, professor of philosophy and biological sciences at Clemson University and NASA consultant for astrobiology. Admission: Free
Bass Extremes Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and Derico Watson Bass Extremes Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium CCU's own artist-in-residence, Steve Bailey, famous for his pioneering work with the six-string fretless bass, performs in concert with Victor Wooten and Derico Watson. These three artists have won multiple Grammys as solo artists, and have played and performed with the likes of Dizzy Gillespe, Bela Fleck, George Duke, Jeff Coffin, and SMV. Join the two legends of bass as they perform with accomplished drummer Derico Watson. Admission:Reserved 20 buy tickets
Metamorphoses Metamorphoses Oct. 16 - Oct. 25 Edwards Theatre Lost love, dangerous passion and reunited soul-mates wrestle with fate in this reinterpretation of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Join Ovid’s mythical characters around a shimmering pool of water for a glimpse of the divine. Experience the excitement of a sea battle led by Poseidon, the dangerous allure of Midas' golden touch, and the undying passion of Orpheus. Immerse yourself in the transformative power of love in this production that proves romance never goes out of style – even for the gods. Admission: 15 buy tickets
In an Antique Land: Egypt Through the Centuries Bridging Cultures In an Antique Land: Egypt Through the Centuries Tuesday, Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel Author Amitav Ghosh presents a lyrical portrait of life in Egypt for those readers seeking to understand the com-plexity and interconnected nature of lands and cultures on the periphery of the Indian Ocean. Discussion by Eliza Glaze, the Lawrence B. and Jane P. Clark Chair in History. Event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Admission: Free
The Tully Hull Guitar and Flute Duet The Tully Hull Guitar and Flute Duet Thursday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Comprised of music faculty Amy Hardison Tully (flute) and Daniel Hull (guitar), the duo will present a recital featuring diverse works from the flute and guitar repertoire including Tres Piezas Marginales by Maximo Diego Pujol, Canyon Echos by Katherine Hoover and a new work by CCU composer Andrew Fowler. Admission: 5 buy tickets
David James Poissant Words to Say It David James Poissant Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m. James J. Johnson Auditorium David James Poissant has been awarded the Matt Clark Prize, the George Garrett Fiction Award, the RopeWalk Fiction Chapbook Prize and the Alice White Reeves Memorial Award from the National Society of Arts & Letters. His debut short story collection, The Heaven of Animals, was published in March 2014. Admission: Free
Is the University a Business Tea & Ethics Is the University a Business Thursday, Oct. 23, 4:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium Higher education has undergone tremendous change: inexpensive, high quality online courses, tuition that outpaces the rate of inflation, and an increasing number of for-profit institutions. Colleges have to change. Some suggest that colleges need better business plans, while others claim it is a fatal mistake to conceive of universities as businesses. This panel discussion will allow CCU stakeholders to debate this issue. Admission: Free
Diana Farfan Diana Farfan Oct. 23 - Nov. 24, 4:30 p.m. Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery Diana Farfan’s pieces are a bridge that helps her understand her need to communicate. With figurative ceramics, she produces metaphoric manipulations of the human being. Farfan's intent with this body of work is to cause viewers to consider the reality of our emotional defenses and how they change us, making us something other than purely human. Admission: Free
Full Spectrum Concert Full Spectrum Concert Monday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium “Full Spectrum” features the diverse talents of ten professional Airman-musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. The band performs a full spectrum of music, ranging from today’s popular hits to include Latin, Hip Hop, Funk, R&B, Classic Rock, and a host of other styles. Full Spectrum delights listeners of all ages, whether performing for US Presidents, high school students, music festival and concert-goers, or our joint-combined military forces deployed around the globe. Admission: Free
Flute and Percussion Studio Recital Flute and Percussion Studio Recital Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Students from the Coastal Carolina University flute and percussion studios, under the direction of Amy Hardison Tully and Jesse Willis, will join together to present a recital of chamber music featuring flute, piccolo and various instruments from the percussion family. Join us for an evening of dynamic music for this unique instrumental combination. Admission: 5 buy tickets
The Great Plow Up Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry The Great Plow Up Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall As thousands of farmers flocked to the Great Plains in search of prosperity, the greatest ecological disaster of all time was forming. Panelists will discuss the differences between farming on the Great Plains and farming in the Horry-Georgetown area and the implications on social life and customs. Following the discussion will be a screening of the first part of the Ken Burns' film The Dust Bowl: The Great Plow Up. Admission: Free
World Music Concert World Music Concert Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The World Music Ensemble will present an exciting evening of music from around the world. This concert will feature the popular CCU Steel Pan Ensemble performing works by some of the greatest Calypsonians of the last century, as well as arrangements of popular tunes. The performance will also feature traditional musical styles from South America, the Caribbean and Africa. Come and join us for a wonderful evening of world culture. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Women's Stories of Survival Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry Women's Stories of Survival Wednesday, Nov. 5, 4 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall In the 1930s, record-breaking droughts and dust storms wreaked havoc on the southern plains, destroying farms and displacing families. While the Dust Bowl has captivated American audi-ences for decades, women’s accounts of these historic events have often been overlooked. This lecture, led by Angie Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, will explore the experiences of the women who survived the devastation of the Dust Bowl and lived to tell the tale. Admission: Free
New Jazz Ensemble New Jazz Ensemble Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium Join the CCU New Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chris Connolly and the CCU Student Jazz Combos for a night of classic jazz and selections from the American Songbook for Big Band and Jazz Combo. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Philosopher's Corner Philosopher's Corner Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Hallie Liberto works in moral, political and social philosophy. She has written extensively about issues of rights and exploitation in the context of market transactions. Liberto holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and is currently an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut. Admission: Free
Miles & Coltrane Blue (.) OnQ Performing Arts Miles & Coltrane Blue (.) Friday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The jazz is back! Miles & Coltrane: Blue (.) captures the galvanizing energy of the 1950s, a time of rapid change in American society. During this era, jazz was the soundtrack to a new social revolution. Join award-winning actors, musicians and poets who articulate this noteworthy shift in music history, taking you on a musical biography through the artists’ lives and the legacies they left behind. This production is presented by OnQ Performing Arts, the first African American company in residence at Blumenthall Performing Arts in Charlotte, and the recent recipient of a Knight Foundation grant. This performance contains adult language and content. Admission:Reserved 15 buy tickets
Golden Dragon Acrobats Golden Dragon Acrobats Monday, Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. Admission: free
Reaping the Whirlwind Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry Reaping the Whirlwind Wednesday, Nov. 12, 4 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall As families from the Dust Bowl migrated to California and other areas, families in South Carolina faced their own challenges leading into the Great Depression. Panelists will explore the similarities and differences between these two geographical locations and the struggles of the respective populations. Following the discussion led by Eldred "Wink" Prince, Professor, Director of the Waccamaw Center for Cultural & Historical Studies and Matthew McDonough, Department of History Lecturer, the second part of the Ken Burns' film The Dust Bowl: Reaping the Whirlwind will be screened. Admission: Free
Hair: The Musical Hair: The Musical Nov. 13 - Nov. 22 Edwards Theatre Hair tells the story of the "tribe", a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the "Age of Aquarius" living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against the war and their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to resist the draft as his friends have done, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America) to serve in Vietnam, compromising his pacifistic principles and risking his life. Admission: 15 sold out
Faculty Showcase: Dan Albergotti Words to Say It Faculty Showcase: Dan Albergotti Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. James J. Johnson Auditorium Department of English professor Dan Albergotti’s second full-length collection of poems, Millennial Teeth, won the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition and will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2014. Admission: Free
Living Well: What Does Pleasure and Happiness Have to Do with It? Tea & Ethics Living Well: What Does Pleasure and Happiness Have to Do with It? Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Cliff Sosis will discuss reasons why one might resist or reject a reductionistic theory of well-being. He will argue that the term "well-being" refers to a natural phenomenon and that the method we traditionally use to evaluate accounts of well-being is of limited usefulness. As an alternative, he will defend a hedonistic conception of well-being, called "dynamic hedonism." Admission: Free
CCU Jazz Ensemble CCU Jazz Ensemble Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The flagship ensemble of Coastal's Commercial Music and Jazz Program, the CCU Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Matt White, will be performing contemporary and classic works for Big Band at their annual fall concert. Expect a night of amazing solos, ensemble playing and infectious energy by this talented student ensemble. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Telling Your Story Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry Telling Your Story Tuesday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. Horry County Archives Center Learn how to construct an oral history, using the oral histories from the Oklahoma State University online collection for study as examples. Participants in this workshop, led by Maggi Morehouse, Associate Professor in the Department of History, will will also review the S.C. Great Depression Oral Histories. Admission: Free
CCU Percussion Ensemble CCU Percussion Ensemble Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The talented CCU Percussion Ensemble will present an eclectic evening of classic and contemporary works for percussion. The concert will feature several challenging chamber music selections as well as exciting pieces written for a large percussion orchestra. Throughout the course of the evening, this versatile group of young musicians will perform several different styles ranging from pop to classical. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Guitar Studio Recital Guitar Studio Recital Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall Join one of the largest studios in the Department of Music for a cross-section of artists and composers for the classical guitar. This performance showcases the guitar students from Daniel Hull's studio and includes solo and ensemble performances from the Renaissance period through the 21st century. The show also features an appearance by the Coastal Carolina University Guitar Ensemble. Admission: 5 buy tickets
CANCELLED: Why Care About Archaeology? Tea & Ethics CANCELLED: Why Care About Archaeology? Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. Lackey Chapel This event has been cancelled. Please see the other offerings on our calendar. Our apologies for any inconvenience. Admission: Free
Past, Present and Future Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry Past, Present and Future Thursday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. Edwards Recital Hall What events led up to the Dust Bowl? What does this have to do with the current drought conditions in the United States and around the globe? Will the United States experience another Dust Bowl disaster? Philip Whalen, Professor in the Department of History, discusses the past, present and future implications of "Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry." Admission: Free
Amahl and The Night Visitors Opera Workshop Amahl and The Night Visitors Nov. 21 - Nov. 23 Wheelright Auditorium Amahl and the Night Visitors, composed by Gian Carlo Menotti, founder of Charleston’s Spoleto Festival, is one of the most popular operas of all time. The opera tells the story of how a crippled, shepherd boy’s life is changed forever when he sees an amazing star "as big as a window." Amahl and his mother are visited by three kings from the East, who are following the same star in search of a "wondrous child." The encounter, filled with love and faith, results in a miracle. Admission: 15 buy tickets
Annual Holiday Concert Annual Holiday Concert Monday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Conway The 14th installment of the CCU Holiday Concert will be presented by the CCU Concert and Chamber Choirs, directed by Terri Sinclair, and the CCU Saxophone Ensemble, directed by Dan O'Reilly. Classical pieces will intermingle with familiar seasonal and holiday favorites, including the beloved "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." Selections by Thomas Morley, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Giovanni Gabrieli, J. S. Bach and Robert Young will be performed, along with three King’s Singers arrangements and two Christmas spirituals. In addition to the choral performances, several solos and small group selections will be included. In keeping with tradition, the concert will conclude with the singing of Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus."

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Admission: 5 buy tickets
Jazz Suite No. 2 Symphonic Band Jazz Suite No. 2 Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium Dimitri Shostakovich's work has been featured in concert halls, films and television for most of the last 100 years. "The Waltz No. 2" from the Jazz Suite was made famous by the soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut. The concert will also feature CCU music faculty member and flautist Amy Hardison Tully. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Portfolios: Senior Exhibition Portfolios: Senior Exhibition Dec. 4 - Dec. 12 Rebecca Randall Art Gallery Featuring works by graduating seniors with degrees in studio art and graphic design, this exhibition is the culmination of four years of study and features projects students completed during their theses. Please join us to see the work of the next generation of artists from Coastal Carolina University. Admission: Free
Coastal Honor Band Concert Coastal Honor Band Concert Saturday, Dec. 6, 2 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium This annual concert features student musicians from grades 8-12. These students spend two days immersed in rehearsals and workshops with CCU faculty and guest artists. Guest conductors include composer Quincy Hilliard and Jeff Ball of the Brooklyn Wind Symphony. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Faculty Recital Faculty Recital Friday, Dec. 5, 8:30 p.m. Wheelright Auditorium The annual Coastal Honor Band and Scholarship Festival Faculty Recital features the region's most talented instrumental recitalists. CCU music faculty will perform solos, duets and other chamber music from the Renaissance period through the 21st century. Admission: 5 buy tickets
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Oct. 16 - Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. 79th Avenue Theatre The script is adapted from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. "In Hatcher’s version, the dark Hyde indeed comes out, and he is evil beyond measure. But not all evil: He loves and is loved. Too, Jekyll isn’t the pure soul we've come to believe him to be...a play that honors the original, but gives a more complex interpretation of the dual nature of man. A dark and disturbing story liberally peppered with humor." —Arizona Daily Star. Parental Guidance suggested. It is a wee bit scary, after all. Admission: 10 buy tickets

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