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Arts at the Beach Public Events Calendar

Performance Tickets and Information

Tickets and information for all performance events are available over the phone (562-985-7000), by mail or in person (CSULB Arts Ticket Office, 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815), or by visiting the CSULB Arts Ticket Box Office website. CSULB Arts Ticket Office Hours are Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm; Saturday, noon-4pm.

Parking on campus is available to the general public in all student lots when a $5 day pass is purchased. Day passes are available at the CSULB Parking Office or through the Yellow Kiosks located near the entrances of each parking lot. Patron parking outside of performance venues is available for $5 in attended lots on the afternoon or evening of performances. Additional information is available at www.csulb.edu/maps.

Gallery and Museum Hours and Admission

The CSULB School of Art features a large, five-gallery exhibition space devoted to showcasing student work. Exhibitions open on Sundays during the academic year, and remain on display through the following Thursday. Gallery hours are Sundays from 5-7pm, Monday-Thursday from 12noon-5pm, with extended hours on Wednesdays until 7pm.

Design Department Gallery hours vary and are included with each exhibition listing. Admission is free of charge for all Art and Design gallery exhibits.

The University Art Museum is located in the CSULB Horn Center and is open Tuesday - Wednesday from 12-5pm, Thurdays from 12-8pm, and Friday-Sunday from 12-5pm. The museum is closed on Mondays and all CSULB Holidays. Admission is $4 for the general public, free for UAM members, CSULB students, staff and faculty, and children under 12.

Ongoing

University Art Museum
Barbara Klemm – Light and Dark: Photographs from Germany
Through December 14
Admission: Free to UAM members + CSULB students, faculty and staff;

General Public $4, children under 12 free if accompanied by an adult
This solo exhibition presents photographs by one of Germany's most distinguished woman photographers. Spanning forty years, Barbara Klemm's works bear witness to Germany's recent history, in a country that was divided for decades. Many of her pictures have become 'icons of contemporary history', shaping the cultural memory of several generations. She has created a body of photographs which combine the documentary and the artistic in a manner seldom encountered in German press photography.

OCTOBER 2014

Cole Conservatory of Music
Woodwind Chamber
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Department of Theatre Arts
Merrily We Roll Along  by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, Directed by Joanne Gordon
October 3-12
Studio Theatre
The price of success looms large in this Broadway fable about the tests of friendship. 

Carpenter Center Wit & Wisdom Series
An Evening with Paula Poundstone
Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8pm         
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $50
Famous for her razor-sharp wit and spontaneity where every show is unique, Poundstone’s ability to create humor on the spot is legendary. "Poundstone improvises with a crowd like a jazz musician…swinging in unexpected directions!” says The Boston Globe. Heard regularly on NPR’s popular weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Poundstone is so quick and unassuming that audience members at her live shows often leave noting that their cheeks hurt from laughter!

Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2pm 
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $38
Enjoy original American roots music in the Louisiana Bayou tradition with Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies! Mojo’s songs tell stories about family, friends, and the “good things in life that money just cannot buy,” with Cajun and New Orleans two-steps, rock and roll and blues rhythms, celebrating the Louisiana Zydeco tradition.

CSULB School of Art
Justin Smith, Drawing and Painting/Kenita Hale, BFA Sculpture/
Colette Brown, Sculpture/Dana Fleming, BFA Sculpture/
Daniel Rivera and Vanessa Gamboa, Drawing and Painting
October 5-9
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
Justin Smith exhibits a new series of large-scale paintings developed with visual depth in mind.  Kenita Hale’s BFA exhibition features sculptural works that reference famous historical circus performers and human objectification within the context of a hand-made circus tent.  Colette Brown’s olfactory sculptures measure the lifespan of particular fluids including plain yogurt, balsamic vinegar, beet juice, vegetable oil, and coffee.  Dana Fleming’s BFA exhibition investigates spatial abstraction, formal alienation, and surface quality in relation to the viewer.  Daniel Rivera and Vanessa Gamboa collaborate in a performance depicting relationship tensions.  Their performance will take place during the reception on October 5, with documentation of this performance on display through the week.

Cole Conservatory Guest Artist Series
US Army Herald Trumpets
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 8pm
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Free Admission

Carpenter Center Arts for Life Series
Film Screening: John Fleck is Who You Want Him To Be
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7pm         
Carpenter Center       Free Admission
In 1990, the legendary radical gay performance artist and actor, John Fleck, became famous as one of the “NEA 4” in a US Supreme Court case involving freedom of speech and charges of obscenity. His moving and often hilarious performance work, with its bold exploration of sexuality, religion and morality, is the subject of filmmaker Kevin Duffy’s documentary. The film intercuts raw archival video and current footage with compelling interviews in a kaleidoscopic portrayal of this often misrepresented and maligned artist. Several scenes were shot while Mr. Fleck participated in the Carpenter Center’s B-Word Project.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8pm        
Carpenter Center       Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music
Alumni Recital: Chris Wabich and James Yoshizawa, Percussion
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8pm 
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Brian Wilson
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8pm       
Carpenter Center       Tickets: prices start at $80
Brian Wilson is an undisputed master of music, the creative mind behind many iconic songs of the past century, and the ultimate dynamic force that held ‘The Beach Boys’ together. Together with an eleven piece band, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will leave the audience cheering as he shares his greatest hits in this Carpenter Center 20th anniversary celebration!

Cole Conservatory of Music
Concert Jazz Orchestra/Studio Jazz Band
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 4pm         
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

CSULB School of Art
MFA Advancement Exhibition/Anastasiia Palamarchuk, Photography/
Printmaking Portfolio Exchange – CSULB and La Sierra
October 12-16
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
The MFA Advancement exhibition features varied work from advancing MFA candidates.  Anastasiia Palamarchuk displays a body of work questioning the shifting meaning and value of the “selfie” phenomenon.  Works consist of a perfect selfie mirror, selfie encyclopedia, selfie branding, and a collection of selfie short stories. The Printmaking Portfolio Exchange is entitled “Then and Now” and features a portfolio of prints exchanged between faculty, alumni, and current students of La Sierra University and CSULB.  Kiyomi Fukui and Nora Ayala, Printmaking MFA students, organized the portfolio and exhibition.

Carpenter Center Arts for Life
Community Cinema: Makers: Women of Comedy
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7pm 
Carpenter Center    Free Admission
Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today’s multifaceted landscape. Contemporary comics talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go. MAKERS is a six-part PBS series profiling the impact women have had over the past 50 years in six industries— comedy, politics, space, war, business, and Hollywood. The Carpenter Center, a partner of the Independent Television Service, will host six free screenings of ITVS documentary films through its Community Cinema project. The rest of the schedule is TBA.

Co-sponsored by the School of Art and the Middle Eastern Studies Program
From Riyadh to Detroit and Beyond: Middle Eastern and Middle East-American Film Series
Deroit Unleaded (2012)
Thursday, October 16 at 9:30am
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
When Sami’s father dies, he must set aside his ambitions and take over his family’s gas station in a dangerous area of Detroit. From behind bulletproof glass, he falls for Naj, who comes to deliver phone cards for her brother. Anyone who has juggled ambition, a job, family, and love will understand what Naj and Sami feel as they struggle for a future together. Directed by Rola Nashef, who will discuss the making of her film directly after the screening.

University Art Museum
Lecture and Book Signing: “Novel Berlin: Literary Images of a Changing City
Thursday, October 16 at 6pm                 Free Admission
University Art Museum
Dr. Norbert Schürer from the CSULB English Department signs his book, Berlin, and speaks about the famed city’s place in literature.

Duncan Anderson Design Lecture Series
Brent Bushnell, Two Bit Circus
Thursday, October 16 at 7pm                 Free Admission
Design Department Duncan Anderson Gallery
Brent Bushnell explores the excitement and challenges of being an entrepreneur and engineer focused on large-scale entertainment.

Carpenter Center Arts for Life
Bob Cole Conservatory Showcase Concert
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8pm      
Carpenter Center       Free Admission
Experience an evening of performances by the finest students at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Curated by Bob Cole Conservatory faculty, this showcase highlights the individual talents of their leading classical and jazz students. This performance is generously made possible by an anonymous donor.

CSULB Department of Dance
Homecoming: The 2014 Fall Alumni/MFA Dance Concert
October 16-17 at 8pm, and October 18 at 2&8pm, 2014
Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater   Tickets: $20/$16
CSULB Dance continues to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Dance Center with an evening of dance choreographed by dance alumni Delyer Anderson (BFA ‘04), Bobby Avalos (BA ‘11), Kim T. Davis (MA ‘02), Jessica Kondrath (MFA ‘12), and Erin Scheiwe-Rockwell (MFA ‘08).  MFA candidate Kathleen Helm will also present a new work.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Cole Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8pm 
Carpenter Center       $15/$10
The program, conducted by Johannes Müller-Stosch, includes Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Lizt’s Totentanz, and Brahms’ First Symphony. The performance of Totentanz will feature Resli Bagaygay, winner of the 2013-2014 Concerto Competion, as the piano soloist.

Department of Theatre Arts
The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe, directed by Trevor Biship
October 17-November 1
Players' Theater       $15/$12
Fearlessly funny and bitingly satirical, Wolfe’s collection of eleven “exhibits” challenges African American stereotypes. Performances run Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm with 2pm matinees on Saturday, October 25 and on Sunday, November 1.

Carpenter Center Arts for Life

Shakespeare Aloud: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:45am
Theatre Department    Free Admission
On a designated Saturday each month, Shakespeare Aloud hosts a free reading of each of Shakespeare’s 37 plays, one per month until the entire canon is complete. Community members are warmly invited to participate as readers (no experience or audition required) or as audience members. Shakespeare Aloud provides the opportunity to hear all the plays, to become readers, and to listen to and work with others. A collaboration with CSULB Department of Theatre Arts.

Cole Conservatory of Music

University Choir and Bob Cole Chamber Choir
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8pm       
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
Presenting works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hugo Wolf,  and a premiere by American Composer Richard Burchard, this concert features two of the finest collegiate choral ensembles in the nation. The Bob Cole Chamber Choir and CSULB University Choir both maintain a significant touring and recording schedule; they have been featured in performances with the Rolling Stones, the Kronos Quartet, virtually all of Southern California’s professional musical organizations, and on video and film soundtracks. Olga Spriggs and Jonathan Talberg conduct.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11am and 2pm   
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $20
Be enchanted by the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar, plus other favorite stories by Eric Carle, in this delightful performance with fanciful, oversized puppets!

CSULB School of Art
“Restart,” curated by Bethany King/“Salon des Refusés,” curated by André Stevenson/Christine Hudson, BFA Ceramics/Heather Hassenbein, BFA Ceramics/Sculpture Program Group Exhibition

October 19-23
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
“Restart” expresses the impact of spirituality on art. Featured artists express Jesus’s influence on their lives through mixed media works.  Based on the 1863 salon of the same name, “Salon des Refusés” (“Exhibition of Rejects”) is an exhibition of rejected or unfavorably criticized work from all School of Art disciplines at CSULB.  Christine Hudson presents an interactive installation of numerous handmade porcelain teeth in her BFA exhibition.  Heather Hassenbein’s BFA exhibition features wall-mounted works that reflect natural and abstract themes.  The Group Exhibition is self-organized and features artwork by BFA Sculpture students.

CSULB School of Art – Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Phil Ross
Wednesday, October 22 at 5pm
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
Philip Ross is an artist, inventor, and scholar whose internationally awarded and exhibited research is focused on biomaterial design and life support technologies. A thought leader on biomimicry, Philip’s innovations are globally recognized as foundational to the invention of mycotecture, the practice of building with mushroom materials. His work has recently been showcased by the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley’s Zero1, the Moscow Biennale, and Germany’s Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. In 2013, his mycelium-based furniture won Ars Electronica’s Award of Distinction for Hybrid Art. Philip has been a visiting lecturer and professor at Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley, the San Francisco Art Institute, and the University of San Francisco.

Cole Conservatory of Music

University Woodwind Quintet/Conservatory Brass Quintet
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8pm   
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cabaret Series

Jennifer Keith Quintet
Wednesday-Thursday, October 22-23 at 7pm  
Carpenter Center       Tickets prices vary
Vocalist and Las Vegas headliner Jennifer Keith reignites the Golden Age of lounge entertainment— reclaiming and reinterpreting the standards of the ’30s through ’60s with contemporary sass and bravado! With a voice reminiscent of American jazz and pop music singers Julie London and Keely Smith, Keith regularly turns heads with her pinup doll looks!

Co-sponsored by the School of Art and the Middle Eastern Studies Program
From Riyadh to Detroit and Beyond: Middle Eastern and Middle East-American Film Series
Omar (2013)
Thursday, October 23 at 11am
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
In this Oscar-nominated film, Omar, a young Palestinian freedom fighter, is tricked into confessing to the murder of an Israeli soldier. Forced to collaborate with investigators, his life and his blossoming romance with Nadja are ripped apart. Written and directed by Hany Abu-Assad. (Mature Content)

Cole Conservatory of Music
Brass Chamber Music, Shoreline Winds, and Concert Band
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8pm      
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

World Percussion Concert
featuring the Steel Drum Orchestra and the West African Ensemble
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8pm 
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Carpenter Center WOW! Series

Mummenschanz: Musicians of Silence
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8pm       
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $45
Enter a world of magical possibilities, where inspiring illusions are sculpted with shadow and light, colorful masks and props, and incredible forms to captivate audiences of all ages! Originally founded in France more than four decades ago, the artistry of the Swiss theatre company MUMMENSCHANZ transcends cultural barriers with its unique non-verbal theatrical style!

CSULB School of Art
Alyssa Bierce & Candace Wakefield, Photography/Jessica Bardales, Photography/
Nathaniel Glauninger, Sculpture/Brianna Allen, BFA Metals/
Marguerite Freed, Yee Li, and Sophia Dao, Drawing and Painting

October 26-30, 2014
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
Using photography, video, and installation, Alyssa Bierce and Candace Wakefield explore the concept of incarceration through their individual experiences of having family members in prison.  Jessica Bardales presents portraits of children that question hegemony, dominant ideologies, and experiences of gender as presented by popular culture.  Nathaniel Glauninger suspends an arrangement of bent pieces of oak from the gallery ceiling and walls.  Brianna Allen installs replications of unseen, yet convenient, systems such as electrical conduits, water pipes, and ventilation systems in unusual arrangements in her BFA exhibition.  Marguerite Freed, Yee Li, and Sophia Dao exhibit oil paintings that represent anxiety and the internal struggle of the self within psychological and physical contexts.

Cole Conservatory Guest Artist Series
Composers' Guild - Veda Quartet
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8pm        
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Free Admission

Department of Design
Interior Design Senior Works in Progress Show

October 27-31                   Free Admission
Design Department Duncan Anderson Gallery and Design Hallways

University Art Museum
UAM@Noon: Talking ‘Bout My Generation: Millenials Through Their Own Lens
Tuesday, October 28 at 12noon             Free Admission
University Art Museum

Cole Conservatory of Music
Dzovig Markrian, Piano and Electronics
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8pm        
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory Faculty Artist Series
Brad Dutz - Percussion, Nick Mancini – Vibes, and Bruce Lett - Bass
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8pm      
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7            Call (562) 985-7000

NOVEMBER 2014

Cole Conservatory of Music
Fall Choral Concert – Women’s Chorus, Men’s Chorus, 49er Choir
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
Barbershop to Renaissance madrigals, contemporary a cappella to beloved spirituals – there’s something for everyone when our choirs come together for a  “prism concert”—one hour and fifteen minutes of great music in all sorts of styles. Brian Dokko, Moana Dherlin and Jonathan Talberg conduct.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Jazz Lab Band
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 4pm       
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

CSULB School of Art
Romina Del Castillo, Drawing and Painting/Abstract Painting show, curated by
Justin Smith/Sean Findley, Printmaking/Darlene Casco, MFA Graphic Design/
Wesley Hicks, BFA Ceramics

November 2-6
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
Romina Del Castillo explores human relationships and the human condition, specifically the experience of womanhood, in a series of large-scale charcoal portraits and figure compositions.  Justin Smith curates an exhibition of abstract paintings by Drawing and Painting MFA and BFA students.  Sean Findley explores ideas of fast food and trash in an installation of trompe l’oeil fast food wrappers.  Darlene Casco’s MFA exhibition explores musical notation and semiotics.  Wesley Hicks focuses on the surface quality and display of small-scale ceramic objects to reference history, academia, and the esoteric in his BFA exhibition.

Cole Conservatory of Music
New Music Ensemble
Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8pm       
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
Featuring the world premiere of a new work written by composer Pauline Oliveros expressly for the CSULB New Music Ensemble.

Cole Conservatory Guest Artist Series
Marcus Pawlik, Piano
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8pm      
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

CSULB School of Art – Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Akio Takamori
Wednesday, November 5 at 5pm
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
Japanese artist Akio Takamori has been exhibiting in the United States, Europe and Asia since the mid 1980s. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1976 and his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University in 1978. Takamori’s recent solo exhibitions include Ground (2013), at James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA and Equivalent (2013), at Kunstforum Solothurn, Switzerland. Takamori’s work is included in numerous collections including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Ariana Museum in Geneva, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including three National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grants, the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, and the USA Ford Fellowship.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Composers’ Guild
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8pm 
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

University Art Museum
Lecture: Deconstructing the Wall, Morphology of the Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Thursday, November 6 at 6pm               Free Admission
University Art Museum

Duncan Anderson Design Lecture Series
Michelle Berryman: Exploring the Cadence of Great Experiences

Thursday, November 6 at 7pm               Free Admission
Design Department Duncan Anderson Gallery

Cole Conservatory of Music
Percussion Ensemble
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Faculty Artist Series
John Barcellona, Flute

Friday, November 7 at 7pm         
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall       Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

Opera Masterpieces
Saturday, November 8 at 8pm; Sunday, November 9 at 4pm
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
The singers of the CSULB Opera Institute are featured in our annual fall performance of favorite arias and ensembles from the operatic repertoire.

Theatre Arts Affinity Series
Upright Citizen's Brigade TourCo
Saturday, November 8 at 8pm
CSULB University Theatre Free Admission
The UCB TourCo Affinity Series event features a free night of Improvisation performed by members of the internationally acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade and students from the CSULB Theatre Arts Department. The event begins at 8pm and is located in the University Theatre (behind the Theatre Arts building) on the CSULB South Campus, accessible via East Campus Drive. Convenient paid parking is located outside the Theatre Arts building in Lot 7. For information regarding reserving seats, please contact the box office at (562) 985-5526 or visit www.calrep.org. For all other information, please call (562) 985-4500.

CSULB School of Art
Timothy Cooper, BFA Ceramics/Michelle Thompkins, MFA Illustration/
Kiyomi Fukui, Printmaking/Lacy McCune and Angie Samblotte, Illustration/
Cynthia Herrera, MFA Photography
November 9-13, 2014
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
Timothy Cooper presents large-scale slip cast ceramic objects juxtaposed with multiple cast concrete objects in his BFA exhibition.  Michelle Thompkins’s MFA exhibition features a progression of images that express the evolution of one girl’s perceptions of the world throughout the course of a day.  Kiyomi Fukui exhibits an installation depicting the process of decomposition in the greater life cycle.  Lacy McCune and Angie Samblotte display drawings informed by subtle visual events of everyday routines as well as the undeniable significance of banality.  Cynthia Herrera’s MFA exhibition features a sculptural installation and archived media from a project that had engaged the community of Riverside, CA.

Cole Conservatory of Music

Saxophone Ensemble
Monday, November 10, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

CSULB School of Art – Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Charles Long
Wednesday, November 12 at 5pm
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
Charles Long is an internationally exhibited artist with over forty solo shows at such venues as SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jarla Partilager, Berlin, The Contemporary in Austin, Austin Texas, the St. Louis Art Museum, Missouri; Sperone Gallery, Rome; London Projects, UK and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in NYC. His work has been included in many significant museum exhibitions and he is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Grants, two Pollock-Krasner Grants and a Louis Comfort Tiffany grant. Long has taught at the California Institute of the Arts, Art Center College of Art and Design, Otis College of Art and Design and Harvard University. Long's sculptures have explored the abstract autonomous art object as a psychological investigation into the nature self and others and have been made from diverse media such as coffee grounds, rubber and hair from Abraham Lincoln. Since his relocation from NYC to LA, Long's work has been inspired by the Los Angeles River which runs adjacent to his studio.

Department of Film and Electronic Arts

Film Screening: Der geteilte Himmel/Divided Heaven (Konrad Wolf, 1964)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:30pm
University Theatre    Free Admission
Set in 1961, "Divided Heaven" portrays a bittersweet and allegorical romance in East Germany between Rita and her lover, Manfred, who escapes to West Berlin just before the Berlin Wall is constructed.  Produced in East Germany and demonstrating the stylistic influence of the French New Wave, "Divided Heaven" is now considered one of the most important films of postwar Germany. This screening commemorates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and is co-sponsored by the CSULB German Studies program and the University Art Museum in conjunction with the UAM exhibit "Barbara Klemm -- Light and Dark: Photographs from Germany."

Cole Conservatory of Music
Woodwind Chamber Music
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8pm
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

Jazz Combos
Wednesday-Thursday, November 12-13, 2014 at 8pm
The Nugget    Free Admission

Department of Design
Industrial Design Senior Works in Progress Show

November 12-25                   Free Admission
Design Department Duncan Anderson Gallery and Design Hallways

Duncan Anderson Design Lecture Series
Film Screening: Sign Painters

Thursday, November 13 at 7pm             Free Admission
Duncan Anderson Design Gallery

Cole Conservatory of Music

University String Chamber
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8pm   
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music
University String Quartet
Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8pm       
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

California Repertory Company presents
The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch, directed by Gavin Cameron-Webb
November 14-December 6, 2014
Queen Mary Royal Theater
A culture-saturated Manhattan housewife’s nervous breakdown is interrupted by a worldly old friend in Busch’s cheeky satire of philosophy and art.

Carpenter Center Arts for Life
Shakespeare Aloud: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10:45am       
Theatre Department    Free Admission
On a designated Saturday each month, Shakespeare Aloud hosts a free reading of each of Shakespeare’s 37 plays, one per month until the entire canon is complete. Community members are warmly invited to participate as readers (no experience or audition required) or as audience members. Shakespeare Aloud provides the opportunity to hear all the plays, to become readers, and to listen to and work with others. A collaboration with CSULB Department of Theatre Arts.

Cole Conservatory of Music

Vocal Jazz with Pacific Standard Time, Jazz and Tonic
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4&8pm
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

Concert Jazz Orchestra
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4pm      
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

School of Art

Drawing and Painting BFA Exhibition/Nora Ayala, Printmaking/
Brittnee Forline, BFA Metals/Kelsey Zwarka, BFA Ceramics
November 16-20
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
The Drawing and Painting BFA Exhibition features work from graduating Drawing and Painting BFA students.  Nora Ayala depicts body image and objectification through printmaking techniques.  Brittnee Forline’s BFA exhibition features metal works referencing a personal desire for a life of fantasy.  Kelly Zwarka’s BFA exhibition showcases abstracted biomorphic forms that range from small to large-scale.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Collegium Musicum
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

Percussion Chamber featuring the University Percussion Group
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8pm    
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

CSULB School of Art – Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Stephanie Dotson
Wednesday, November 19 at 5pm
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
Stephanie Dotson’s works explore the language of materials in search of transformation, flip flopping in the intersections where the 2-d mark, sculpture, and textile art meet. She has a strong interest in the multiple; her recent work applies the multiple to the classic braided rug, creating a new, almost opposite narrative for the familiar subject matter. The rug work is an extension of the roots of her resin cast paintings, which are composed of illustrations of brush strokes reminiscent of film cell animation. Born and raised in the Midwest, she has an affinity for Americana and the significance art and craft materials from her childhood. Stephanie Dotson received her MFA degree at the University of Georgia and her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute where she honed her methodology in intermedia studies.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Opera Scenes
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 8pm
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
In our second fall Opera offering, our younger singers present an evening of favorite operatic arias and ensembles.

Cole Conservatory of Music

Brass Ensemble
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8pm   
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Duncan Anderson Design Lecture Series
Ralph Gilles, Pres/CEO Motorsports, Chrysler
Thursday, November 21 at 7pm             Free Admission
Duncan Anderson Design Gallery

CSULB Department of Dance and the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
CSULB Dance in Concert featuring the Cole Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
November 21 at 8pm, November 22 at 2&8pm
Carpenter Performing Arts Center      Tickets: $25/$20
CSULB Dance and the University Symphony Orchestra once again join forces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Carpenter Center and the CSULB Dance Center for three performances. The University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Johannes Müller-Stosch, accompanies choreography by the CSULB Dance faculty Keith Johnson, Lorin Johnson, Sophie Monat and new faculty members Rebecca Bryant and Rebecca Lemme. Musical works include Wagner’s Rienzi Overture, Brahms’ Hungarian Dances 11-14, Adams’ Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Julia Wolfe’s Tell Me Everything, Romeo Cascarino’s Blades of Grass, and Adams’ Harmonielehre Part 1.

Department of Theatre Arts
Ubu the Shit!  by Alfred Jarry, adapted by CSULB alumna Jeremy Aluma
November 21-December 7
Studio Theater      Tickets: $15/$12
Los Angeles’ playful clown ensemble Four Clowns leads an undergraduate ensemble in a no-holds-barred reinterpretation of Ubu Roi, complete with mask work, puppets, and physical theater. Performances are Friday and Saturday, November 20-21 at 8pm, and Tuesday through Saturday, December 2-6 at 8pm. Matinee performances at 2pm take place November 22 and December 6-7. No performances are scheduled during the week of Thanksgiving.

Carpenter Center Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
The Jive Aces: King of the Swingers: A Salute to Louis Prima
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2pm           
Carpenter Center     Tickets: prices start at $38
Get set for an incredibly energetic afternoon, as The Jive Aces bring on the swing in a show that pays tribute to one of their musical heroes, Louis Prima! The six-piece UK-based band formed in 1989, and remains highly sought after since expanding their fan base as winners of BBC's Opportunity Knocks, and semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent in 2012. Their style is slick and quick, infusing everything they sing with jive and swing elements, giving it a vibe that’s new and fresh!

Cole Conservatory of Music

Piano Showcase
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 4pm      
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
Featuring outstanding Cole Conservatory pianists in solo performances of mostly classics by the great composers from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.

CSULB School of Art
Photography BFA Exhibition/Hyeri Kim, BFA Metals and Jewelry/
Troy Rounseville, BFA Sculpture

November 30-December 4, 2014
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
The Photography BFA Exhibition features work from graduating Photography BFA students. Hyeri Kim’s BFA exhibition features metal works inspired by nature.  Troy Rounseville presents a kinetic scripture employing viewer participation in his BFA exhibition.  This work combines viewer bodily movements and sound waves.

DECEMBER 2014

Cole Conservatory of Music
Piano Plus!
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8pm       
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7
A collaborative concert featuring Cole Conservatory pianists in instrumental duos,chamber ensemble, and piano duets/duos.

Carpenter Center Arts for Life
Community Cinema – Evolution of a Criminal: a film by Darius Clark Monroe

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7pm
Carpenter Center   Free Admission
In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to  commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey since that act.

CSULB School of Art – Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Rebecca Morris
Wednesday, December 3 at 5pm
CSULB University Theatre   Free Admission
Rebecca Morris lives and works in Los Angeles, and received her BA from Smith College, her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and attended The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Morris has received fellowships/ grants from: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The California Community Foundation, The City of Los Angeles, The Tiffany Foundation, The Durfee Foundation, Art Matters, The Illinois Arts Council and she was awarded The Faculty Lecturer/ Performer Award at Pasadena City College where she is a Professor of Painting. Her works in Permanent collections include: The Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles); The Bonnefanten Museum (The Netherlands); The Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago); the Goetz Collection (Munich, Germany); The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago) and the Hall Art Foundation (Connecticut).

Cole Conservatory of Music
Laptop Ensemble
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 8pm 
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Department of Design
Design 360A BA Environmental Communication BA Design Showcase
December 3-10; Reception is Wednesday, December 3 at 7pm      
Duncan Anderson Design Gallery

Duncan Anderson Design Lecture Series
Mark Tregeser, President/Founder of Kram Co.
Thursday, December 4 at 7pm               Free Admission
Duncan Anderson Design Gallery
Mark Tregeser will be discussing inventing, consulting design, 3D printing, emerging tech and toys.

Cole Conservatory of Music
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8pm     
Carpenter Center       Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory Guest Artist Series
Michael Mizrahi, New Music for Piano
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8pm     
Gerald Daniel Recital Hall      Tickets: $10/$7

Cole Conservatory of Music

Caribbean Holiday Celebration
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8pm         
Carpenter Center       Tickets: $15/$10/$5 for children under 10
This annual celebration features your favorite holiday music combined with selections of seasonal tunes from the Caribbean and includes Soca Parang, Reggae, along with classical music arrangements. Make it a tradition and ring in the holiday season with the CSULB Steel Drum Orchestra.

Carpenter Center Wit & Wisdom Series
Ira Glass: Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8pm     
Carpenter Center    Tickets: prices start at $58
Ira Glass, producer and host of NPR’s This American Life, makes a jubilant return to Long Beach with this show that combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, "have no business being together - dance and radio." Radio is all words and no visuals. Dance is all visuals and no words. Together they combine to make a funny and lively evening of dance and stories about love, loss, and the job of being a performer!

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
Winter Festival Concert

Saturday, December 6 at 4&8 pm; Sunday, December 7 at 4pm
First Congregational Church  
More than 200 singers ring in the holidays with favorite carols, songs, and classical works in Long Beach's greatest Winter extravaganza. Set in the historic sanctuary of First Congregational Church of Long Beach, this traditional concert has thrilled audiences for three decades! Enjoy the majesty of the great Moeller organ, handbells, vocal jazz, and, the combined voices of all 5 CSULB choirs.

CSULB Department of Film and Electronic Arts
Fall 2014 Student Film Showcase
Saturday, December 6  7:30pm
University Theatre   Free Admission
Student films represent completed projects from various film production courses andshowcase the diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds of FEA's production students.

CSULB School of Art
47th Annual Holiday Art Sale

December 7-11, 2014
Opening Day Sale - Sunday, November 30 4-7pm
CSULB Student Art Galleries   Free Admission
The 47th annual Holiday Art Sale will occupy all the School of Art Galleries.  The sale will feature an array of amazing handcrafted, hand-printed, and wonderfully inspiring one-of-a-kind pieces.  All are available for purchase. Gallery hours are Sunday - 4-7pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 12noon-5pm

Carpenter Center Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

Danú
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2pm           
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $38
Bring the whole family to experience this spectacular holiday concert featuring traditional Celtic instruments complemented by breathtaking vocals, and Irish songs that span the centuries! Direct from County Waterford, Danú performs a vibrant blend of heartwarming and high-energy songs that have made them stand out as one of the most acclaimed ensembles of traditional music in Ireland!

David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8pm        
Carpenter Center        Tickets: prices start at $35
Quickly becoming a Carpenter Center holiday tradition, this memorable evening of timeless and cherished Vince Guaraldi Christmas tunes will get the entire family into the holiday spirit! Special appearance by The All American Boys Chorus.