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The WSU Symphony Orchestra's performance with classic rock band Kansas.

WSU College of Fine Arts kicks off season with strong September

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

The College of Fine Arts at Wichita State University has a great season ahead with the St. Petersburg String Quartet, quartet-in-residence, and continuing renovations to Duerksen Fine Arts Center. The Fine Arts Box Office has moved temporarily to Wilner Auditorium.

It promises to be a good year at Wichita State University as the College of Fine Arts welcomes the St. Petersburg String Quartet as quartet-in-residence in the School of Music, and the WSU Symphony Orchestra preps for a September gig with classic rock band Kansas and an even bigger performance in the spring at Carnegie Hall.

The School of Performing Arts starts off a strong season with Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and the dance program working toward its annual dance festival later this fall.

Improvements continue at Duerksen Fine Arts Center, this year forcing a temporary move of the Fine Arts Box Office to Wilner Auditorium for the 2010-2011 season.

You can create your own subscription series for Wichita State's 2010-2011 performing arts and music events, or purchase individual tickets in person or by phone from noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the College of Fine Arts Box Office, temporarily housed in Wilner Auditorium, (316) 978-3233.

“Art on Speed,” through Friday, Dec. 17, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

“Hindsight is always 20/20,” Saturday, Sept. 11-Sunday, Nov. 28, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

Daniel Zaretsky, organist, Rie Bloomfield Organ Series, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, Wiedemann Recital Hall, WSU campus. Tickets $10 (discounts available), (316) 978-3233.

WSU Symphony with classic rock band Kansas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Hartman Arena in Park City. Tickets are $40, $29 and, for students, $20 through stage1tickets.com, the Hartman Arena Box Office or by calling (316) 927-3999.

“Twelfth Night,” Mainstage Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 23-25; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26; Wilner Auditorium, WSU campus. Tickets $10 (discounts available), (316) 978-3233.

Final Friday Gallery Crawl, 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

School of Art and Design, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 (Final Friday), WSU Shift Space gallery, 803 E. Third St. in Old Town; normal gallery hours 4-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Information, (316) 978-7705.

Julie Bees, pianist, WSU Faculty Artist Series, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Wiedemann Recital Hall. Tickets $7, discounts available. Box office, (316) 978-3233.

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Created on Wednesday, September 08, 2010; Last modified on Friday, October 01, 2010