Past Events

Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express

Nov. 18, 2017

Harlem-Kingston Express is a musical depiction of Monty Alexander's journey, from the sounds and rhythms of his native Kingston, Jamaica, to the classic jazz tradition of New York's Harlem.

Admission: $10.00 - $40.00
Location: McCullough Theatre

Elinor Frey, cello

Nov. 18, 2017

The concert will feature the two 18th century cello concertos by A. Vandini and N. Fiorenza, rarely performed works for solo cello, arias for soprano and cello obbligato, and the world premiere of “Chimera” by Ken Ueno. Elinor will be joined by Butler School of Music students in a chamber orchestra.

Admission: Free
Location: Recital Studio, MRH 2.608

Industry Insights - Founders Story: Design Meets Entrepreneurship with Jan Ryan

Nov. 17, 2017

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

Jan Ryan, COFA’s new Director of Creative Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be sharing her Founders journey in launching and growing two companies to successful exits, and why she believes an entrepreneurial mindset can be the difference-maker in today’s creative economy. Come and bring your questions for an “Ask-Me-Anything” Q&A session following her talk.

Location: DFA 1.104

The Merchant of Venice

Nov. 16 – Nov. 19, 2017

A Jewish businesswoman, hated for her religion, tries to break into the clique of rich men that run Venice. A wealthy closeted merchant tries to buy the love of a young man. A sheltered heiress attempts to escape her dead father's will. Part scathing social satire, part romantic comedy, part revenge thriller, The Merchant of Venice defies expectations and asks us to examine what hatred we hold in our hearts.

Admission: $Free
Location: WIN 2.180, Winship Building 300 E 23rd, Austin, TX

Miró Quartet

Nov. 16, 2017

The season’s second concert features three beautiful short pieces for violin and piano by Clara Schumann, one of her husband Robert’s first string quartets, and their friend and colleague Brahms’ famous Piano Quartet in F minor. The quartet will be joined by renowned pianist Anton Nel for this concert.

Admission: $10–35
Location: Bates Recital Hall

Seth Rudetsky, Deconstructing Broadway

Nov. 16, 2017

Sirius/XM radio's Broadway host Seth Rudetsky is bringing his hilarious one-man show to the McCullough stage for two performances.

Admission: $10.00 - $40.00
Location: McCullough Theatre

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie

Nov. 15, 2017

The longtime Fleetwood Mac members bring their North American tour to Bass Concert Hall on November 15.

Admission: $49.75 - $105.75
Location: Bass Concert Hall

Central Texas Society of the Archaeological institute of America presents "Vandalism and Resistance in Republican Rome" by Dr. Penelope Davies

Nov. 15, 2017

Art History Professor Dr. Penelope Davies, a specialist in Roman Art and Architecture, will present a lecture on vandalism and resistance in Republican Rome. Free and open to the Public. To be held in the College of Liberal Arts building (CLA) in Room 1.302B.

Admission: N/A
Location: CLA 1.302B

Visiting Artist Lecture: Molly Zuckerman-Hartung

Nov. 15, 2017

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung was born in 1975 in Los Gatos, CA, and lives and works in Connecticut. She received her MFA in 2007 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work is included in the collections of The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN), the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Chicago, IL); DePaul University Art Museum and the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago (Chicago, IL). Recent exhibitions include Jennifer Jason Leigh at Corbett vs. Dempsey; Whitney Biennial 2014 (New York, NY); Painter, Painter at the Walker Art Center, (Minneapolis, MN); The Program at ReMap4 (Athens, Greece); Michelle Grabner: I Work From Home at MOCA Cleveland (Cleveland, OH); Shakti at Brand New Gallery (Milan, Italy); and a solo exhibition, Chlorophyll Bluessat Diana Lowenstein (Miami, FL).

Admission: N/A
Location: ART 1.102

New York Seminar Info Session

Nov. 15, 2017

Come learn about the New York Seminar, where students have the opportunity to travel to New York over spring break to visit major cultural institutions, discover career options in performing or visual arts administration and experience life in the Big Apple!

Location: DFA 1.104