October AU Arts Events

American’s Department of Performing Arts has a variety of exciting shows coming up in October! The DPA’s student/staff performances are affordable, convenient (on campus) and high quality. Come support your fellow students, professors, or just to enjoy the show!

The DPA’s student/staff performances are affordable, convenient (on campus) and high quality. Come to support your fellow students, professors, or just to enjoy the show!

Bildergebnis für yulia gorenmanThe Gorenman Russian Piano Project

Yulia Gorenman plays Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, and Rimsky-Korsakov

Saturday, October 8, at 8pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center

 

AU’s internationally acclaimed applied piano professor Yulia Gorenman will be giving a solo concert featuring music by Russian composers! Her concerts are always full of passion, excitement, and musicality. Tickets for students are $10 with AUID.

Tickets here or at the door!

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Bildergebnis für a funny thing happened on the way to the forumThe Musical Theater Program perform’s Sondheim’s classic for their fall musical

Thursday, October 20 at 8pm at Greenberg Theater
Friday, October 21 at 8pm
Saturday, October 22 at 2pm
Saturday, October 22 at 8pm
Friday, October 28 at 8pm
Saturday, October 29 at 2pm
Saturday, October 29 at 8pm

The musical theater productions are top notch quality at AU, and luckily they perform for two weekends so you have plenty of chances to see this show! Sondheim’s catchy tunes and hilarious lyrics bring this funny story from ancient Rome to life and are sure to have you laughing out loud.

Tickets here or at the door!

 

Willis Thomas, Raise Up

AU Museum at the Katzen

The museum has a variety of artist talks and discussions happening this October surrounding their current exhibition titled “It Takes a Nation: Art for Social Justice” with Emory Douglas, the Black Panther Party, Africobra, and contemporary Washington artists.

Upcoming talks in Oct:

October 2, 11am-1pm Confession: An Art Activation with Sheldon Scott

October 8, 2-3:30 pm: Panel Discussion: The Creative Process of Bringing Truth to Power: The Art of the Black Panthers and AFRICOBRA. RSVP required.  

October 15, 2-3:30 pm: Panel Discussion: Riffing on the Legacy of the Black Arts Movement. RSVP required. 

 

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