Industrial Fabric

  • Industrial Fabric 5: Festival of the Arts

    Industrial Fabric is a festival of student art, imaginative performances and musical collaboration presented by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

    Engage in two months of events that will demonstrate the vitality of the Arts at Brock University – on stage, in studios and galleries, and at regional venues.

    Download the Industrial Fabric 5 Brochure here.

    Visit the MIWSFPA event site for information on all our programming.

    DRAMATIC ARTS

    One Acts Festival (DART 3P54)
    March 20 & 21 at 2 pm & 7 pm
    Upper year directing students present a series of short plays featuring student actors.
    Location: Rooms ST107 (Studio Theatre) and ST103, Schmon Tower, Brock Campus  
    Admission: Donations accepted

    Visitatio Sepulchri
    Tuesday, April 7; Talk 7 pm | Performance 7:30 pm
    A special Brock preview of a 12th century Easter production, which will be part of the Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS) at the University of Toronto’s 50th anniversary Festival of Medieval theatre in June 2015. Performed by MIWSFPA students with music direction by Dr. Brian Power (Music) and stage direction by Virginia Reh (Dramatic Arts). A collaboration between Dramatic Arts, Music and Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
    Location: Concordia Seminary Chapel, Brock Campus  Admission: Donations accepted

    Beethoven Lives Upstairs
    Sunday, April 12 at 2:30 pm
    A partnership between the Niagara Symphony (NSO) and the Department of Dramatic Arts, presenting the story of young Christoph, who develops a unique relationship with his family’s very unusual upstairs tenant: Ludwig von Beethoven. Elizabeth Pereira and Evan Mulrooney, under the direction of DART professor Virginia Reh, will join Bradley Thachuk and the musicians of the NSO for this delightful tale of eccentric genius.
    Location: Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock Campus. Tickets: $28.00 adults; $12.00 children (+HST)

    Awkward and Uncomfortable (DART 4F56)
    April 16, 17 & 18 at 7:30 pm
    Three interlocking stories explore how to survive the turbulence that washes over us when we question fundamental aspects of our identities. Is it better to find the answers to our secrets or to leave them locked away? And where is that elusive happy ending?
    Location: Room ST107 (Studio Theatre), Schmon Tower, Brock Campus. Admission: Donations accepted

    MUSIC EVENTS

    Student Recitals 
    Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 pm    Sabrina Xin Liu, piano
    Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm        Serena Atallah, piano
    Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 pm    Victoria Hoshowsky, soprano with Lesley Kingham, piano
    Sunday, March 22 at 7:30 pm       Negin Rezaei Asl, piano
    Location: Concordia Seminary Chapel, Brock Campus
    These are free community events

    ENCORE! Professional Concert Series
    Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Trio Surgite: Voices of Eastern Europe – Transcendent Music from Troubled Times –  INFO/Tickets

    VIVA VOCE! Choral Series
    Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    Spring Choral Concert
    The Brock University Choirs with guest conductor Glenda Crawford –INFO/Tickets

    Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    The Avanti Chamber Singers with conductor Harris Loewen
    Folk Song Sweets –  INFO/Tickets

    RBC Foundation music@noon Recital Series
    Generously sponsored by the RBC Foundation, this Tuesday lunchtime recital series is free and open to the public, featuring our performance faculty, talented students and alumni, as well as special guests.
    March 3
    Recital: Piano Students
    Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock Campus
    March 10 – RESCHEDULED to April 7
    Recital: Music Ed Plus Ensembles
    Concordia Seminary Chapel,
    Brock Campus
    March 17
    Recital: Voice Students
    Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock Campus
    March 24
    Recital: Instrumental Students
    Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock Campus
    March 31
    Recital: Piano Students
    Sean O’Sullivan Theatre, Brock Campus

    The University Wind Ensemble
    with conductor Zoltan Kalman
    Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 pm
    This ensemble enjoys a rich tradition of nurturing individual artistic excellence through the study and performance of wind band literature. INFO/Tickets

    VISUAL ARTS EVENTS

    Presencia
    February 2 to March 27
    Screening of video work by Arnold McBay.
    Location: James A. Gibson Library, Brock Campus

    Parallax
    February 7 – March 22
    Opening reception: Sunday, February 8, 2 – 4 pm
    Exhibition of recent works by Duncan MacDonald and Arnold McBay.
    Location: Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, ON

    Focal Point
    February 23 – March 2
    Opening reception: Monday, February 23, 3 – 5 pm
    A photography exhibition by current and past Visual Arts students.
    Location: Sean O’Sullivan Theatre Lobby, Brock Campus

    Migration Juried Art Show
    Friday, March 6 at 7 pm
    The annual Juried Art Show is a year-end exhibition of the best student works from throughout the year. “Migration” is in honour of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts’ move to downtown St. Catharines. Art works will be available for purchase.
    Location: Niagara Artist Centre (NAC), 354 Saint Paul Street, St. Catharines

    Time and Space (VISA 2P98 & 3F96)
    Monday, March 23, 8 – 10 pm
    An exhibition of intermedia works.
    Location: Market Square, 91 King St., St. Catharines

    Honours Exhibition (VISA 4F06)
    Curated by Stuart Reid and Marcie Bronson
    Presented in two chapters, this exhibition displays the work of graduating Brock University Visual Arts students. Occupying Rodman Hall’s third floor studios during the academic year, students in the Honours Studio course have been mentored by professors Duncan MacDonald and Shawn Serfas, learning how to develop a focused body of work from concept to public exhibition.

    Honours Exhibition I (VISA 4F06)  March 28 – April 12, 2015
    Opening reception: Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m.

    Honours Exhibition II (VISA 4F06)  April 18 – May 3, 2015
    Opening reception: Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul Crescent, St. Catharines.

    Walker Cultural Leader Series 2014-15
    The Walker Cultural Leader series brings leading artists, performers, practitioners and academics to the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University. Engaging, lively and erudite, these sessions celebrate professional achievement, artistic endeavour and the indelible role of culture in our society. This educational program is generously funded by Marilyn I. Walker.

    Janet Werner 
    A free community event
    Janet Werner is an acclaimed Canadian painter with an international reputation who teaches at Concordia University. As part of a visit to Brock University – in which she will be selecting works by senior Brock University Visual Arts students to be exhibited in the upcoming exhibition, From likeness to fiction: the portrait inside out – she will also give a public presentation entitled Painting the Imaginary Portrait.
    “In Werner¹s current practice […] an argument erupts between beauty and the grotesque and the figure itself becomes the site of contest.” ~ Parisian Laundry, 2012

    Public Presentation: Painting the Imaginary Portrait  
    March 5, 2015 at 7 p.m.

    Exhibition: From likeness to fiction: the portrait inside out
    April 1 – 26, 2015

    Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul Cres., St. Catharines. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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  • Industrial Fabric 4: Festival of the Arts

    Download a copy of the Industrial Fabric 4 Brochure.

    Industrial Fabric is a festival of student art, imaginative performances and musical collaboration presented by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

    Engage in two months of events that will demonstrate the vitality of the Arts at Brock University – on stage, in studios and galleries, and at regional venues.

    The Walker School with be moving to its new downtown facilities in 2015.


     

    Dramatic Arts Events

     

    Music Events

     

    Walker Cultural Leader Series Events 

     

    Visual Arts Events

     

    Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture

    • Please visit our website for upcoming events.

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  • Industrial Fabric 3: Festival of the Arts

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    Download a copy of the Industrial Fabric 3 Brochure

    Industrial Fabric is a festival of student art, imaginative performances and musical collaboration presented by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.
    Engage in two months of events that will stimulate the mind while demonstrating the vitality and vibrancy of the Arts at Brock University – on stage, in studios and galleries, and at regional venues.


     

    Dramatic Arts Events

    • Gimme 2 Festival: March 1 at 8 p.m.
    • One Acts Festival: March 15 & 16 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
    • An Acre of Time by Jason Sherman: April 11, 12 & 13 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Theatre Design Projects: March 24 – April 11, Opening Reception March 26, 5 – 6 p.m.

    Music Events

    •  Odessa/Havana: March 1 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Jeunesses Musicales – Così fan tutte: March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
    • The University Wind Ensemble – Around the World in 80 Minutes: April 2 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Let the Music Resound: April 6 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Spring Suites: April 27 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday Music @ Noon: Tuesdays from 12 noon (Sean O’Sullivan Theatre)
      • Recital: Voice students: March 5
      • Recital: Instrumental students: March 12
      • Recital: Voice students: March 19
      • Recital: Instrumental students: March 26
      • Recital: Piano students: April 2
    • Student Recitals:
      • Stephanie Browning, mezzo-soprano, with Lesley Kingham, piano: March 22 at 7:30 p.m.
      • Charlotte Mahy, clarinet, with Lesley Kingham, piano: April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
      • Jorgo Kalo, piano: April 4 at 7:30 p.m.
      • Nathan Pol, trumpet, with Gary Forbes, piano April 5 at 7:30 p.m.

    Visual Arts Events

    • Exhibition: Renew: March 2 – 15, Opening Reception March 2 at 7 p.m.
    • Exhibition: Time and Space: April 8, 8 – 10 p.m.
    • Video Installation: Donna Szoke – Invisible Histories: April 26 – 28, Opening Reception April 28, 7 – 11 p.m.
    • Exhibition: VISA Honours:
      • VISA 4F06 Exhibition I: March 30 – April 14, Opening Reception Friday April 5, 7 – 9 p.m.
      • VISA 4F06 Exhibition II: April 20 – May 5, Opening Reception April 19, 7 – 9 p.m.

    Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture

    • In The Works: Art Talk with Donna Akrey, Scott Sawtell and Jessica Thompson: March 2 at 3 p.m.

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  • INDUSTRIAL FABRIC 2: FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

    Download the official Industrial Fabric2 visual flyer

    Industrial Fabric is a festival of student art, imaginative performances and musical collaboration presented by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.
    Engage in two months of events that will stimulate the mind while demonstrating the vitality and vibrancy of the Arts at Brock University – on stage, in studios and galleries, and at regional venues.

    DART Events

    • Gimme 3 Festival: March 2 at 8 p.m.
    • One Acts Festival: March 16 & 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
    • Shadows of a Toymaker: April 11 12 & 13 at 7 p.m.

    MUSI Events

    • The University wind Ensemble: A Weekend in New York: April 3 at 7:30 p.m. (Sean O’Sullivan Theatre)
    • Tempted by Opera… Give in to Carmen!: March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
    • Music @ Noon: Tuesdays from 12 noon – 12:50 p.m. (Sean O’Sullivan Theatre)
    • VIVA VOCE! Choral Series: A Great Lakes Choral Festival: March 2 at 7:30 p.m.
    • VIVA VOCE! Choral Series: I Come Singing: March 31 at 7:30 p.m.
    • VIVA VOCE! Choral Series: There is Sweet Music Here : April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

    VISA Events

    • Exhibition: Silent Conversations: March 5 – 11, opening reception March 5, 5-8 p.m. (Sean O’Sullivan Theatre)
    • VISA 2P94 Exhibition: Open-ended: March 6 – 16, opening reception March 6, 4-6 p.m. (OPRIG Info Shop)
    • VISA 3P93 Exhibition: One Moment, One Thought, One Meaning: March 21 – April 6, opening reception March 26, 4-7 p.m. (Sean O’Sullivan Theatre Lobby)
    • Juried Exhibition: Monitor: March 24 – April 7, opening reception March 23, 7-9 p.m. (Rodman Hall)
    • VISA 3F99 Exhibition: Left Out: March 31, opening reception 6:30 p.m.(Niagara Pumphouse Art Centre)
    • VISA 2P98 Exhibition: YES: April 2 at 7p.m. (Market Square)
    • VISA Honours Exhibition: Perceptionists: April 21 – May 6, opening reception April 20 at 7 p.m. (Rodman Hall)
    • Video Installation Donna Szoke: All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: April 27 – May 22, opening reception April 28 at 7 p.m. (CRAM Gallery)
    • Video Screening Donna Szoke: Canoe: April 12 – 22 (Buffalo Niagara Film Festival)

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