PSC Arts Beat: Spring 2001

January 25th, 2001 by Adam

Betsy Cheney

January 23, 2001

A colorful palette of visual and performing arts performances, exhibitions and events welcomes area patrons to the spring semester at Plymouth State College.
Spring programming at PSC will include three theatre productions,(The Investigators, A Little Night Music and Beckett’s Shorts), visiting poets Wesley McNair and Alice Mattison, six Silver Series performances of Cajun, cello, classical guitar, Acadian and jazz music, and a number of student and faculty music and dance performances.
Guest and faculty choreographers and students will showcase new works in a fourth annual spring Dance Premiere on February 10. The semester also includes a choir performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto by the Plymouth State College Chamber Singers, the Handel Society of Dartmouth College, the Hanover Chamber Orchestra and the Ruggieri Chamber Soloists on February 17.

The exhibition season resumes with Jamaican Art: In the fullness of time which opens February 9 with a reception at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery on Main Street. A second exhibition, Jamaican Art: A stitch in time, which presents fabric works, will be at the Silver Cultural Arts Center, also on Main Street, February 9 through March 17. The exhibitions are accompanied by Art in Bloom, creations by members of the Ashland Garden Club, on February 9 and 10.
Two important student exhibitions close out the semester. From April 20 – May 20, the Senior BFA Exhibition will be presented in the Karl Drerup Art Gallery. The Plymouth State College Juried Student Show will be at the Silver Cultural Arts Center from April 20 – May 13. Opening receptions for those exhibitions are 5 – 7 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. respectively on April 20.

For information on PSC performances, programs, and exhibitions, contact the Box Office, (603)535-ARTS, or the Karl Drerup Art Gallery, (603) 535-2614.