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Next Spotlight UB Event:

Soprano Danielle Buonaito sings with ee cummings poetry reading, Thursday, 9/18, 7pm

Neil Feather at Worlds in Collusion

Neil Feather in Worlds in Collusion

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Daniel Berrigan's Trial of the Catonsville Nine

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Homo Will Inherit, Gay Expectations Too

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Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues

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Poet Gayle Danley

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Armagh 2013 John Hewitt International Writing Festival performance

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Armagh 2012 rehearsal, Marketplace Theatre, Northern Ireland

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Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive

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Students of Armagh Project 2013 at the John Hewitt International Writing Festival

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Jessica Blake and Eric Jensen's The Exonerated

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Armagh Project 2013 students in Armagh City, N. Ireland

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Staged reading of Kendra Kopelke's Hopper's Women

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Sparrow's Point Steel Drum Band, Worlds in Collusion

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Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf



Spotlight UB Performing Arts Series

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As part of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, Spotlight UB is pleased to present another season of readings, theatrical productions, concerts, and integrated arts performances in the Wright Theater, an acoustically designed space on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center. The diversified programming spans the arts from video game music to social justice theatre.

  

Fall 2014

  • Soprano Danielle Buonaiuto kicks off the fall season with an integrated concert of music and poetry, Thursday, Sept. 18, 7pm. Buonaiuto and pianist Bethany Pietroniro will perform to the texts of ee cummings. Tickets are $5 general and free to students.
  • Armagh Project alumni stage Reflections and Echoes, a presentation of creative work developed during World Culture course IDIS301 in Northern Ireland, Wednesday, Oct. 1 at noon in the Bogomolny Room. An Eat and Art program. sandwiches will be served to the readings of the Irish-themed plays along with a screening of images from Ireland and a framing of historical context . Tickets are $5 general in this fundraiser for Armagh Project 2015. On Saturday, Nov. 8, the plays will also be read at the Maryland Irish Festival.
  • John C. Wilson directs a production of Rebecca Ranson's early AIDS play, Warren, Oct. 23-26 at 7pm with a pay-what-you-can matinee at 2pm on Thursday, Oct. 23. Tickets for evening performances are $15 general, $10 seniors and UB staff/faculty and $5 students/alumni. Auditions for Warren are Tuesday, Sept. 2 and Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7pm in the Wright. For an audition time, please email klynne@ubalt.edu. 
  • Aspen String Trio returns to campus for a concert and student residencies, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7pm. The concert, entitled Degenerate Composers, features the work of Hans Gal, Gideon Klein and Hans Krasa who all composed during the Holocaust. Radio personality Jonathan Palevsky will once again provide historical context.
  • World-renowed pianist Leon Fleisher will perform a campus concert and talk-back, Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon. This concert is not open to the public. 
  • Video game chamber music group, the Triforce Quartet, performs Thursday, Nov. 20, co-sponsored by Digital Designers Guild. Tickets are $5 general and free to students.

 

Spring 2015

  • African American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19
  • Aspen String Trio, March 10
  • CAS Has Talent, March 26
  • Emerging Voices Project

 

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Purchase tickets to events at the UB Student Center's Wright Theater via www.etix.com; search under "University of Baltimore." As with all online ticketing services, etix charges a minimal processing fee. Tickets are also available one hour before the show at the door. Tickets to all Spotlight events are $5 for UB alumni.

All events are held in the Wright Theater on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. (at the corner of Maryland and Mt. Royal avenues).

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If any audience members require an event to be interpreted for the deaf, please e-mail spotlightub@ubalt.edu with your request. Requests can only be honored at two weeks prior to performance.

For further information, please contact Arts and Theater Manager, Kimberley Lynne, at klynne@ubalt.edu