September 25-27, 2008
Hickory, N.C.

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Event Schedule - Sept. 25-27, 2008

All events are held at Lenoir-Rhyne and Hickory Museum of Art and are free and open to the public (except where noted).

Lunch & Learn:

Thursday, Sept. 18: Patrick Beaver Memorial Library, LRU Professor Mia Self: "Black Mountain College & the Art of the Theatre"
 

Thursday, Sept. 25:

Time Location Lenoir-Rhyne  Hickory Museum of Art
8:00 pm Belk Centrum Galway Kinnell  
9:00 pm Belk Centrum Book Signing and Reception  

Friday, Sept. 26:

Time Location Lenoir-Rhyne  Hickory Museum of Art

9:20 - 10:10 am

Belk Centrum

Opening address by Mary Emma Harris, "The Spirit of Black Mountain College,"

Exhibition that features two and three dimensional works by Black Mountain College faculty and students during and after their tenure at the college, including paintings, ceramics, prints, drawings, photography and furniture. Over 35 artists will be featured, most notably, Josef and Anni Albers, Hazel Larsen Archer, Joseph Fiore, Buckminster Fuller, Jacob Lawrence, Robert Rauschenberg, as well as, Elaine and Willem DeKooning, Robert Motherwell, Robert De Niro, Sr., and Ben Shahn. For more info, see Hickory Museum of Art

10:30 am - 11:00 am Shaw Plaza Cromer Center Kathryn Tucker Ramsby presenting "Petroform," a BMC inspired sculpture
11:00 am - 11:00 pm L-R Band Room Performance of Erik Satie's Vexations begins  (concludes around 10:30 pm)

1:00 p.m.

Bears' Lair Atrium

Collage in 4 Dimensions (LR Playmakers)

Belk Centrum Cilla Vee - Life Arts "Modus Operandi"
2:00 p.m.
Belk Centrum (2 - 3 p.m.) Poets: Jeff Davis, Tom Meyer, Lisa Jarnot
3:00 p.m. P.E. Monroe 215 Collage in 4 Dimensions (LR Playmakers)
Belk Centrum Panel Discussion: The Poets of Black Mountain College
4:00 p.m. Belk Centrum Poets: Lee Ann Brown, Ted Pope, Michael Rumaker
5:00 p.m. L-R Dining Hall Gunslinger (Readers Theatre directed by Jeff Davis)

6:00 - 7:30 pm

 

 

Opening Reception:
$35 or $60 for two. Tickets and reservations call (828)-327-8576
8:00 - 9:30 pm     Introduction: Mary Emma Harris

Poets: Thomas Rain Crowe, Michael Rumaker, Ted Pope, Jeff Davis, Lee Ann Brown, Tom Meyer, Lisa Jarnot

Performances: John Cheek plays John Cage's Water Music and 4'33"; L-R Playmakers
Collage in 4 Dimensions
10:00 - 12:00 pm Belk Centrum Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers  
Belk Centrum Lobby Coffee House
11:00 pm L-R Band Room Erik Satie Vexations ends  

Saturday, Sept. 27:

Time Location Events at Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory Museum of Art

10:00 am - 12 noon

Belk Centrum

Polis is This (documentary on Charles Olson)

10:00 to 11:30 am
Fully Awake
(a Black Mountain College documentary)
 

11 am to 1 pm: Community sphere building inspired by Buckminster Fuller

11 am to Noon: Poetry reading by Michael Rumaker, Lisa Jarnot, Jeff Davis
12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Belk Centrum

Poets: Lee Ann Brown, Thomas Meyer, Thomas Rain Crowe
1:00 pm

Belk Centrum 

Cilla Vee - Life Arts "Modus Operandi" Mary Emma Harris: "Black Mountain College and the Arts"

2:00 pm

Mauney Music Bldg. Recital Hall (2 - 4 p.m.) 2-4 pm, Nils Vigeland and Friends play Cage and Feldman Exhibition that features two and three dimensional works by Black Mountain College faculty and students during and after their tenure at the college, including paintings, ceramics, prints, drawings, photography and furniture. Over 35 artists will be featured, most notably, Josef and Anni Albers, Hazel Larsen Archer, Joseph Fiore, Buckminster Fuller, Jacob Lawrence, Robert Rauschenberg, as well as, Elaine and Willem DeKooning, Robert Motherwell, Robert De Niro, Sr., and Ben Shahn. For more info, see Hickory Museum of Art

P.E. Monroe 215 

Collage in 4 Dimensions (LR Playmakers)

Belk Centrum "Remembering Jonathan Williams (1929-2008): A Tribute"
3:00 pm
Cromer Center Fireside Room

"The Black Mountains of Mars" (Ted Pope)

 

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Cromer Center Lobby

Gunslinger (Readers Theatre: LR Playmakers)

8:00 - 10:00 pm

PE Monroe

N.C. Dance Theatre and The N.C. School of the Arts Dance Program
Tickets: General Admission $10 advance, $15 at the door / $50 reserved seats. Call (828) 328-7529.