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Peck School of the Arts Host Concerts, Theatre, and More, April 25-May 26

April 25
12:13 PM 2012

-The-Peck-School-of-the-Arts-April-25-May-6-Events-20010101The Peck School of the Arts will host several events from April 25 through May 26.  Log on to: for more information.

Fri, Apr 27 - Symphony Orchestra Concert, 7:30pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
Performing works by Brahms, Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Copland and Gershwin. This is Professor Margery Deutsch's final concert as Director of Orchestras at UWM. She is retiring in May after 28 years.
$12 general/$10 seniors, UWM faculty and staff/$8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students and all school orchestra students and directors with a school ID
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Wed, May 2-Sun, May 6 - Mainstage Series: Three Sisters, 7:30pm Wed-Sat; 2pm Sun, Mainstage Theatre
By Anton Chekhov. Directed by Theatre faculty Rebecca Holderness. Adapted by Theatre student and 2012 graduate Fly Steffens with original score by Bill Barclay. Chekhov's classic play of missed desire, love and yearning set in the frozen landscape of Russia. A birthday cake stays untasted, a military band plays a farewell, the village burns and wolves can be heard in the nearby mountains as a shot rings out that changes everything and nothing.
Thursday, May 3rd - The show will be followed by a talk-back with play adapter Fly Steffens and Assistant Professor of Russian, Joe Peschio, PhD.
$17 general/$12 seniors and UWM faculty, staff and alumni/$10 student
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Thurs, May 3 -Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival Monthly Screening, 7pm, UWM Union Theatre
The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents La Ley del Deseo (Law of Desire), Pedro Almodóvar's 1987 melodrama of sexual attraction starring Antonio Banderas & Carmen Maura. Presented on 35mm. Co-Sponsored by PrideFest Milwaukee & Riviera Maya Restaurant.

Fri, May 4- Sat, May 6 - Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, 7pm on Fri at the Union Theatre; 5 & 8pm at Walker's Point Center for the Arts on Sat; 3 & 6pm at Kenilworth 408 on Sun
The Milwaukee Underground Film Festival is a student-run, international film festival dedicated to showcasing contemporary works of film and video that innovate in form, technique, and content. This annual event exhibits independent films from around the world. Presented by the UWM Film Dept.

Fri, May 4-Sat, May 5 - Graphic Design Capstone Show Resolution 12, Opening reception May 4, 5:30-9pm, Kenilworth Square East, 3rd Floor
Join the UWM Graphic Design department in celebrating the senior graduation class of 2012 and their capstone work.

May 4-6 - Labworks: New Works by New Artists, 7:30pm, Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun, Kenilworth 508
The BFA actors at the advanced level of training take on cutting-edge new short plays as capstone projects. They serve as directors, dramaturgs, acting coaches, and actors in projects that propel these artists into the limelight in a new way. Click here for a schedule of performances.
Purchase your tickets online.

Additional Events

Thurs, Apr 26 - University Band and Studio Brass Ensembles Concert, 8pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
$12 general/$10 seniors, UWM faculty and staff/$8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students and all school band students and directors w/ a school ID
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Sat, Apr 28 - Gospel Choir, 7:30pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
UWM Gospel Choir Spring Concert
$12 general/$10 seniors, UWM faculty and staff/$8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students w/ ID
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Wed, May 2 - Artists Now: Beth Lipman - The Still Life Revisited, 7pm, Arts Center Lecture Hall - ACL 120
Lipman's still life projects reflect her ability to control material in the moment. Through this process, glass objects are made, composed, and reduced to a photograph before they are destroyed or recycled. Lipman will discuss the still life tradition, her own work, and other inspirations.

Thurs, May 3 - Hiding in the Light Artists Talk, 6pm, Inova/Kenilworth
Artist talk in conjunction with the exhibit "Miller & Shellabarger: Hiding in the Light."

Fri, May 4 - Sat, May 5 - Hiding in the Light Performance, 12pm, Inova/Kenilworth
Performances by Dutes Miller & Stan Shellabarger in conjunction with their exhibition "Hiding in the Light."

Fri, May 4 - University Choir and Men's Glee Club, 7:30pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
UWM Choral Department Spring Concert featuring the University Choir and Men's Glee Club.
$12 general/ $10 seniors, UWM faculty, staff and alumni/ $8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students w/ ID
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Sat, May 5 - UWM Women's Chorus Spring Concert, 7:30pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
The UWM Women's Chorus explores "Destinations." During the program, they'll travel musically to "The Place of the Blest," "The House of the Lord," "The Great Outdoors," "The Lands of the Celts and the Gaels," "Third Planet from the Sun," London and Louisiana.
$12 general/ $10 seniors, UWM faculty, staff and alumni/ $8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students w/ ID
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Sun, May 6 - University Community Orchestra Concert, 2pm, Helen Bader Concert Hall
$12 general/$10 seniors, UWM faculty and staff/$8 non-UWM students/FREE for UWM students and all school band students and directors a school ID
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Workshops & Continuing Education

Fridays - Friday Night Life Drawing, 7-10pm, Mitchell Hall, Rooms 312 and 322
Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses. Open to artists of all skill levels. Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available. Meets on Friday evenings through April 27.
$8 per single session or $30 / 5 sessions, $50 / 10 sessions, $80 / 20 sessions

Wed, May 2 - Gareth Pearson Finger-Style Guitar Workshop, 2pm, Kenilworth 640
A workshop with Welsh guitar phenomenon Gareth Pearson.
Fee: $10

In the Community

Through Thurs, Apr 26 - 15th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL Artwork in all media by women from the international community, including work from Art & Design faculty Kay Knight. Visit Woman Made Gallery for more info

Fri, Apr 27-Sat, May 12 - Youngblood Theatre Company Presents - Neighborhood 3: Requistion of Doom, Miller and Campbell Costume Services, 907 South 1st Street, Milwaukee
In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own.
Visit Youngblood Theatre Company for more information.

Sat, Apr 28 - Sat, May 5 - UWM Senior Photography Exhibition, Opening Reception 4/28 from 6-8pm, MOCT, 240 E. Pittsburgh Ave, Milwaukee Presenting work from the following Peck School of the Arts Photography students. Free

Sat, Apr 28 - Art in Space, 7-8:30pm, Manfred-Olson Planetarium
Proceeds from the show support the planetarium's public programs throughout the year. Held with UWM's Art and Design Department of the Peck School of the Arts, the event includes a gallery sale of art created by staff, students and community artists.
$25 in advance, $30 at the door, $15 for students

Through Sun, May 20 - The Decorative Impulse, opening reception Feb 17, 5:30-8:30pm, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
Bringing together six international metalsmiths - Jamie Bennett,Gésine Hackenberg, Rory Hooper, Anya Kivarkis, Amelia Toelke and Jonathan Wahl - whose work actively engages with the decorative arts to pose provocative questions about the place of the decorative in current art dialogs. Co-curated by Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Head of Jewelry and Metalsmithing at the Peck School of the Arts.
Visit Villa Terrace online for more info.

Through Fri, May 25 - Kay Knight Exhibition: Dream Homes, Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN
Visit the Renaissance Center for details.

Through Sat, May 26 - Allison B. Cooke in Vestiges, Reception for the Artists on Sat, Apr 21 from 12-3pm, Elaine Erickson Gallery
An exhibition of work by Peck School Art & Design faculty Allison B. Cooke and Rebecca Crowell.


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