Artsfest 2014

Events - April 12, 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 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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Butler Community Arts School—Children’s Percussion
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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

Childrens-percussionCommunity concert will feature children from the Butler Community Arts School, community partners, and students from the Butler Percussion Ensemble. Fun for the whole family!

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Martin Kuuskmann: Mini-Recital and Master Class
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

10:00 am - 12:30 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

MartinKuuskmannHear more music performed by bassoon virtuoso Martin Kuuskmann in a mini-recital, and gain insights into his approach to music making as he works with Butler bassoon students in a masterclass setting.

Related event: Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, April 11, 7:30 p.m.

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Butler Percussion Ensemble
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

11:00 am | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

perc-ensemble1What instrument defines Physics better than percussion—the act of creating sound by striking, scraping, or shaking! The Butler Percussion Ensemble will perform Critical Mass by Matt Moore; Music For Pieces of Wood by Steve Reich; She Is Asleep by John Cage; and Song for Queztecoatl (“The Feathered Serpent”) by Lou Harrison.

No ticket necessary.

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Readings by Butler MFA Writers
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

2:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

ArtsFestButler Master of Fine Arts candidates read original fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

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Märchen Madness: A Tournament of Tales
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

4:00 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall - 4600 Sunset Ave

ArtsFestButler first-year students compete with their own silver-screen adaptations of lesser-known fairy tales.

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Jazz with Donny McCaslin
Saturday, April 12th, 2014

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar | Purchase Tickets
Schrott Center - 610 West 46th St.

McCaslin1The great jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin joins the Butler Jazz Ensemble for a sparkling night! Best known for his incisive twists and emotionally charged solos, his startling virtuosity, and his distinctive voice as a composer, McCaslin has been touring the world since he was 12 years old.

Adults $30-$20 / Seniors and Students $20-$7.50

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