Artsfest 2014

Events - April 9, 2014

Lower Gallery: Faculty and Students: Fables, Fairy Tales, and Physics
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

RaoButler faculty members Gautam Rao and Stephen Nyktas display works from their catalogues that relate to the Butler ArtsFest theme of Fables, Fairy Tales, and Physics. Art+Design majors and minors will contribute works on the subject of fairy tales.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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Upper East Gallery: Petronio Bendito—Color Code: Algorithms and Expressions
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

benditoPetronio Bendito, Brazilian Intermedia Artist and Associate Professor of Visual Communications Design at Purdue University, explores computational processes to generate expressive color palettes while raising questions about digital color aesthetic.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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Upper West Gallery: Angela Lopez—Mythical States
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

Angela-LopezThe narrative watercolor and multimedia paintings of Chicago-based artist Angela Lopez explore power struggles and concepts of evil.

Related events:
Tibetan Buddhist Art, lecture by Jamyong Singye, April 5, 5:00 p.m.
Art Gallery Closing Reception, Friday, April 25, 4:00 p.m.

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The World on the Moon (Il Mondo Della Luna)
Monday, April 7th, 2014 - Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

6:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Butler’s Holcomb Observatory - 4600 Sunset Ave

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April 7, 6:00 p.m.
April 7, 8:30 p.m.
April 8, 7:00 p.m.
April 8, 11:00 p.m.
April 9, 6:00 p.m.
April 9, 8:30 p.m.

A once-in-your-lifetime intimate operatic experience! Franz Joseph Haydn’s 1777 science-fiction comic opera specially staged for performance in Butler’s Holcomb Observatory. The audience capacity for each 75-minute show is only 40, so get your tickets early.

Opening night reception with Moon food and Moon Shine, 7:15 p.m., is included with your opening night ticket to either the 6:00 or 8:30 performances.

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The Two Maples
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 - Sunday, April 13th, 2014

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Lilly Hall Studio Theatre - 4600 Sunset Ave

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April 9, 7:00 p.m. PREVIEW
April 10, 7:00 p.m. PREVIEW
April 11, 7:00 p.m.
April 12, 7:00 p.m.
April 13, 2:00 p.m.

Butler Theatre will present the enchanting Russian fairy tale about a loving mother who sets out to save her sons from the wicked witch, Baba-Yaga. Written by one of Russia’s most beloved writers, Evgeny Shvarts, this popular tale about the power of love is updated for a contemporary audience and appropriate for ages 5-95.

Other events especially suitable for children:
Cinderella
Cinderella Story Time Reception & Ballet
Children’s Percussion Concert
Butler Percussion Ensemble
Children’s Dance Concert

Other events with Russian Themes:
The Soldier’s Tale
Cinderella

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