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12th Annual Creative Arts Festival 2006

Date: February 10, 2006
Phone: 269-471-3322

Andrews University is preparing to host its 12th annual Creative Arts Festival, to be held February 21-26, 2005. There are a variety of activities celebrating the arts scheduled for each day. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, February 21
noon-1 pm
Brown Bag Concert, James White Library Lobby
Featuring the Andrews University Woodwind Quintet: Katie Lewis, flute; Paul Williams, oboe; Byron Graves, clarinet; Billi Freitel, bassoon; and Gabrielle Smith, horn.

2-4 pm
Art Demonstration, James White Library
Featuring wildlife painting with David Knauft.

7-9 pm
Gallery Crawl
Various Locations
A juried art student exhibition featuring ceramics, design, drawing, painting, photography and printmaking will be held in the Art & Design Gallery in Smith Hall. Refreshments will be served. The Harrigan Hall Gallery will be presenting "The Way I See It," a compilation of personal work from seven photography majors. The Architecture Resource Center will be hosting a pottery exhibit by Minnesota architect Wayne Branum. The James White Library Gallery will be showing "Chairs," a collection of paintings by Douglas Jones, professor of teaching and learning. The Horn Archaeological Museum is featuring a display of original artwork by Nathan Greene that will be up for auction in March. Ancient artifacts excavated this summer from Tall Jalul, Jordan will also be exhibited, along with new three-dimensional architectural models based on finds from the Tall Hesban excavations. Guided tours will be available

Wednesday, February 22
Noon-1 pm
Brown Bag Concert, James White Library Lobby
Featuring Jan Burda, local guitar maker. Burda will demonstrate folk music for guitar, banjo, and fiddle.

2-4 pm
Art Demonstration, James White Library
Herb Helm, professor of behavioral sciences, will hold an art demonstration on watercolor painting in the James White Library.
Bonnie Jean Hannah will also demonstrate china painting

7:30 pm
Andrews University Music Festival Concert
Howard Performing Arts Center

Thursday, February 23
Noon-1 pm
Brown Bag Concert, James White Library Lobby
Featuring music for bagpipe and drum with students Brian Dodge and Bryan Szaflarski.

2-4 pm
Art & Craft Demonstration, James White Library
"Creative Stamping Share & Tell." Bring your favorite stamp and a simple project to share with others.

4 pm
Concert, James White Library
"Aboriginal Culture in Taiwan." The Ong family presents traditional Taiwanese, classical and western music for violin, cello, and keyboard. Traditional Taiwanese costumes and culture will be shared.

7:30-9 pm
Poetry & Jazz, Chan Shun Hall Lobby
An evening of soft jazz, light refreshments and original poetry. This event is sponsored by the Nu Sigma Honor Society and the Office of University Relations.

Friday, February 24
7:30 pm

Vespers, Howard Performing Arts Center
The Andrews University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Alan Mitchell, University Chorale, under the direction of Stephen Zork, and the AU Music Festival Choir and Orchestra will perform at the Howard Performing Arts Center. The program includes: selections from Handel's Messiah, Philip Sparke's Chorale and Variations, Aaron Copland's Variations on a Shaker Melody, Alan Hovhaness' Prayer of St. Gregory, David Gillingham's Heroes, Lost and Fallen: A Vietnam Memorial, and Nick Glennie-Smith's The Mansions of the Lord.

Saturday, February 25
4 pm
Howard Performing Arts Center
AU Music Festival Concert

8 pm
Drama Presentations, University Towers Auditorium
The Andrews English Department in conjunction with the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society presents two student-written plays, "Nurse!" by Daniel Bedell, and "Existentialism for Breakfast" by Elizabeth Lechleitner, with all-student casts. "Nurse!" gives a comical glimpse of Millennials in their golden years. "If we know the end of the play, why should we go" -- "Existentialism for Breakfast" grapples with this question, providing a lighthearted look at the meaning of life. Enjoy refreshments and an open forum with the authors immediately following the performances.

Sunday, February 26
5 pm

Drama Presentation, Earliteen Loft, PMC
A performance of the first act of Edmund Rostand's "The Romancers" will be held in the earliteen loft in Pioneer Memorial Church. A parody of Romeo & Juliet, this play tells the story of two fathers who on the outside appear to be bitter enemies but in reality are good friends plotting to bring together their two overly-romantic children. Performers will include Stephanie Kay, Andrew Rellora, Timothy Brown, Bryce Buckley, and Brian Parris.

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