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Coming to the Redfern: Faculty Composers; A Lie of the Mind; Ying String Quartet; C’est Pas Moi, Je le Jure!

Lots coming up at the Redfern in the next few weeks!

From Connie Lester, Redfern Arts Center:

The Ninth Annual Faculty Composers Recital will take place at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2010, in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond. Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for KSC students, senior citizens, and youth ages 17 and younger.

The KSC Faculty Composers Recital has become a popular and anticipated spring event providing faculty a platform to perform or present their compositions. This year’s recital will feature works by Elaine Broad Ginsberg, Heather Gilligan, Julian Gerstin, José Lezcano, Christopher Swist, and Craig Sylvern. Faculty performers include Robert Blake, Sandra Howard, and Marcia Lehninger.

The program will also feature guest artists Emily Culler, Jonah Kappraff, Miamon Miller, Anna Patton, Sabine Rhyne, Todd Roach, and Eugene Uman.

Also from Connie:

Keene State College students from the Theatre and Dance Department will present Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind, an emotional, thought-provoking play about the destructive power of love and the delusions people spend entire lifetimes creating or trying to shed. Directed by Vaughn West, the play will be staged Wednesday through Saturday, March 3–6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond. Admission is $10 for the general public, $8 for seniors and youth ages 17 and younger, and $6 for KSC students.

From Jackie Hooper, Redfern Arts Center:

The Ying Quartet, a string quartet known for its imaginative view of chamber music, will celebrate Robert Schumann’s 200th birthday performing the composer’s “Clara” quartet during a Wednesday, March 3, concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond at Keene State College. In addition to this performance, the Ying Quartet will present a lecture-demonstration at 2 p.m. the same day in the same location. The lecture-demonstration is free and open to the public. Tickets to the evening concert range from $26 for adults to $14 for children.

For further information about any of the above events or to buy tickets, call the box office at 603-358-2168, or visit the Redfern’s website.

And from Peter Condon, Film Studies:

On Friday, March 5th, at 10 a.m. in the Putnam Arts Lecture Hall in the Redfern Arts Center, Québec film director, Philippe Falardeau, will be present for a screening of his feature length film, C’est Pas Moi, Je le Jure! (It’s Not Me, I Swear!). Mr. Falardeau is a two-time Genie Award winner (Canadian Oscars), and a highly revered film director in Québec, and all of Canada. This presentation is part of Peter Condon’s Cinema of Québec class and is sponsored by the Québec Government Office in Boston, with the help of Public Affairs Attaché, Marc-Antoine Bédard. Mr. Falardeau will conduct a Q & A following the free screening of his film.

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