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Sunday, Mar. 1 - Friday, Apr. 10
Silver Center for the Arts

Presented in collaboration with the New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association, a professional organization for art educators from every level of instruction and those interested in the future of art education. For over 25 years, NHAEA has provided an exemplary networking opportunity and collegial support for art educators throughout New Hampshire. For this exhibit, art teachers from more than 30 schools have selected works from their students, creating a visual presentation that not only displays the imagination and skill of the students, but also the guidance and creativity of the teachers. A wonderful exhibit for potential art teachers to experience! Professional development workshops for art educators and artists are available for this exhibit.

The lobby/atrium space in Silver Center for the Arts presents a wonderful opportunity to exhibit collaborations with local, regional, state-based organizations, artists groups,and more. Physical address: 114 Main Street, Plymouth, NH Phone: 603-535-ARTS (2787) Hours: Mon – Thurs 8am-10pm Friday 8am – 5pm Sat & Sun Noon-6pm http://www.plymouth.edu/silver-center/


Mar
5
Mar
6
Mar
7
Mar
8

Thursday, Mar. 5, 8 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 6, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 7, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, Mar. 8, 2 p.m.

Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

It’s hilarious comedy, great music, and clever lyrics creating laughter galore tonight, as the classic musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes the Hanaway stage. Wrapped in a traditional love story, the brilliantly comedic musical offers complications created by all too helpful parents, a braggart solider, and savvy servants. Featuring Broadway standards such as “Everybody Ought to Have a Maid,” “Comedy Tonight,” and “I’m Calm,” A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is guaranteed to exorcise your winter doldrums and put a buoyant spring in your step. Written by Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, this is a musical comedy that will have you laughing from its high-energy start through to its gloriously happy ending.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult $21, Senior & Youth $18


Mar
7
11:00 am

Saturday, Mar. 7
11am Lecture/performance
3:15pm Concert

Smith Recital Hall

FREE

At 11am, the public is invited to hear Dr. Carleen Graff present a lecture/performance featuring the piano works of a contemporary composer and at 3:15pm, the winners of the 15th annual Contemporary Piano Festival and PSU piano students will play a final concert of the day.


Mar
11
7:30 pm

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band welcomes Swedish Flautist Göran Marcusson for a performance of classics and new works for wind ensemble, including Philip Sparke’s A Lindisfarne Rhapsody for flute and concert band.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult & Youth $8, Senior $6


Mar
24
6:00 pm

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 6 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

Select high students from all six New England states will be rehearsing all day on campus and performing in a concert with the Plymouth State University Jazz Ensemble.

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $10, Senior $6, Youth $7


Mar
26
8:00 pm
Mar
27
8:00 pm
Mar
28
8:00 pm

Thursday, Mar. 26, 8 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 27, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 28, 8 p.m.

Smith Recital Hall

Featuring an evening of new one-act plays written and directed by PSU students, Playwrights Showcase 2015 offers audiences new voices, visions, and values for our time.  Experience the exciting, rich talent that defines the developing theatre artist at PSU.  Our Playwrights Showcase, a series of staged, rehearsed readings, is always an exceptional event that captures the imaginations of audiences, while allowing for the creative development of our writers and directors.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the future of the American theatre today.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: $8 for Adult, Senior & Youth


Mar
29
7:00 pm

Sunday, Mar. 29, 7 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world for over 30 years with a fresh, contemporary approach to traditional music with their unique style, powerful songs, tight-as-a-drum ensemble playing and dynamic stage show.  They won the first Entertainer of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association but for the past decade or so, they’ve regrouped only to play a handful of the top festivals each year.  With great anticipation by their fans, this summer the band released their first studio album in over 20 years.  Hot Rize is Pete “Dr. Banjo” Wernick; the popular host of the eTown radio Nick Forster on bass; the multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Tim O’Brien; and Bryan Sutton, master of the flatpick guitar.

Also appearing with Hot Rize will be special guest Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this legendary group!

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $45-$40, Senior $43-$38, Youth $30-$25


Apr
2
7:00 pm

Thursday, Apr. 2, 7 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center for the Arts

Wunderlich’s first book, The Anchorage, received the Lambda Literary Award and Mark Doty said Wunderlich’s second book, Voluntary Servitude “is a bold, memorable accomplishment."  A third volume of poems titled The Earth Avails, is due out this year. Wunderlich has taught in the graduate writing programs at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, Ohio University and San Francisco State University.  He currently teaches at Bennington College and is Director of Poetry at Bennington—a series of on-campus readings, lectures and short residencies by prominent American and international poets.

About the Eagle Pond Authors' Series

For the past 17 years, the Eagle Pond Authors’ Series has celebrated great writing by some of the nation’s outstanding authors. The series is a tribute to beloved poet and author Donald Hall, who is the heart and soul of this series and instrumental in bringing nationally and internationally revered poets to the PSU campus.

Generous support from the Follett Higher Education Group (PSU Bookstore) helps to keep this series free to the public. Receptions and book signings follow each reading.  Free tickets are available in advance to ensure admittance.


Apr
8
7:00 pm

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 7 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center for the Arts

Pianist Alpin Hong has been called a “Victor Borge, Horowitz, and Billy Joel all in one” for his unique combination of stunning technique, emotional range and humor that brings audiences young and old to their feet.  Rooted in extensive classical training and a background in skateboarding, the martial arts, and video games, Mr. Hong is a creative force unmatched in his youthful vivacity and boundless energy.  His astonishing ability to connect to people of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds to music distinguishes him and shapes his evolving performance style.  In addition to performances in all fifty states and major festivals, Mr. Hong has performed to standing room only crowds at Carnegie Hall, the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and a holiday celebration at the White House.

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $30, Senior $28, Youth $15


Apr
10
2:30 pm

Friday, Apr. 10, 2:30 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall

FREE

Deborah Martin and Jairo Geronymo, pianists

Deborah Martin is Professor of Piano at Ithaca College and Director of the Summer Piano Institute there.  She has a doctorate in piano literature and pedagogy from Indiana University.  Jairo Geronymo is a native of Brazil and currently is teaching at the Leo Kestenberg Musikschule in Berlin, Germany, where he teaches piano, coordinates workshops, and directs piano camps.  He has a doctorate from the University of Washington.



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