Arts Events: October 2017

The University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble has a full schedule of performances during October, both on and off-campus. Enjoy these and other inspiring arts experiences during the upcoming weeks.

Exhibit: It Is Time to Effect a Revolution: Selections from the Rose Rare Book Collection and University of Dayton Collections
Wednesday, Sep. 13 - Monday, Oct. 9 in the Roesch Library First Floor Gallery. During regular library hours. A special exhibition of rare books from the private collections of Stuart and Mimi Rose and the University of Dayton Libraries connects to the themes of the international conference Feminisms and Rhetorics. A selection of Heinrich Böll materials is highlighted by the Graul Chair in Arts and Languages and professor emeritus Robert Conard.

"Exhibit: Symbols of Grace"
Monday, Sep. 25 - Friday, Nov. 10 in the Marian Library Gallery during their usual open hours. Symbols of Grace introduces the importance of emblems in religious art.

Ordinary Time
Thursday, Sep. 28 - Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Radial Gallery, Fitz Hall, second floor. During regular gallery hours. An exhibition of the artwork of Kate Kern, curated by Jayne Matlack Whitaker. 

Vanguard Legacy: Claremont Trio
Sunday, Oct. 1, 3 p.m. in Sears Recital Hall, Jesse Philips Humanities Center.  Alumnae of the Juilliard School, this accomplished trio of women is known for “playing with passion and precision.”

Dayton Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, Oct. 7 from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton. The University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jimmy Leach, performs in collaboration with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, presenting "Wynton Works."

Dayton Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, Oct. 8 from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.. at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton. The University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jimmy Leach, performs in collaboration with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, presenting "Wynton Works."

Joan Soriano: The Duke of Bachata
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Union’s Boll Theatre. Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Soriano’s guitar and percussion ensemble features the irresistible rhythms of bachata, now among the most popular genres of Latin music.

Dayton Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, Oct. 12 from 8:00 - 9:30 p.m., in the Kennedy Union Boll Theatre. A performance by the University of Dayton Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jimmy Leach.

Thursday Night Live at ArtStreet Café
Thursday, Oct. 12 to Thursday, Oct. 26 from 8 to 10 p.m. in the ArtStreet Café. Thursday Night Live is a weekly showcase of musical talent featuring UD student musicians. Visit the Facebook link for weekly lineup.

Chorale and Choral Union
Sunday, Oct. 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Union Boll Theatre. Andrew Hohman directs the University of Dayton Chorale and the Choral Union.

University Jazz Band
Monday, Oct. 16 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Union Ballroom. The University of Dayton Jazz Band performs under the direction of James Leslie.

First Year Arts Immersion: The Consul
Sunday, Oct. 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton. All first-year students and all students enrolled in Humanities Commons courses attend Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Consul.

Exhibit: The Grand Canal and Its Historical Reflections
Monday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Dec. 1, during library hours in the Roesch Library first and second floor exhibit spaces. This exhibit provides a glimpse into China’s history and culture through photographs of the Grand Canal’s evolution and path.

… and the greatest of these is LOVE
October 27-28, 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, Fitz Hall. The Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology program and the Spectrum student organization present the University of Dayton Dance Ensemble fall dance concert.

University Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Sunday, Oct. 29 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Dayton Masonic Center, Dayton. The University Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs with the Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School Concert Band and String Ensemble.

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