What’s up…this week

 


Museums & Galleries

 


BOONSHOFT MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY

 

2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton - 275-7431

 

Thru  5/14  Engineer It! – Visitors of all ages explore the fun and creative sides of engineering by designing boats, windmills, airplanes, buildings and bridges and then testing their performance in wind tunnels, earthquake simulators and water tanks. Visitors can also experiment with gears and pulleys, operate a crane and learn about careers in engineering through video presentations.

 


THE CANNERY ART & DESIGN CENTRE

 

434 E. Third St., Dayton - 228-2232

 

Ongoing – Exhibits by more than 20 local artists. Purchase art for your home, find the perfect gift or just browse the latest creations, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.

 


CARILLON HISTORICAL PARK

 

1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton –  293-2841

 

Thru 10/15  Dayton Inventors: The Art of Innovation: The K12 Traveling Exhibit that features artistic representations of many Dayton-born inventions, including the cash register, airplane, the ice cream cone, the water pump, the electric starts and more.  

 


DAYTON ART INSTITUTE

 

458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton - 229-3909

 

On View Now 20th Century Prints from the Ponderosa Collection – More than 100 prints from such artists as Warhol, Rauschenbert, Frankenthaler, Lichtenstein and Stella..

 

Thru 4/20  The Creative Eye: Photographic Works by Marc Suda & Sean Wilkinson – Dayton photographers works are exhibited in the Regional Gallery. 

 


DAYTON ART INSTITUTE EXPERIENCENTER

 

456 Belmonte Park N. Dayton – 223-4278

Thru  4/30  Sitting Pretty Around the World – Hands-on children’s exhibition focuses on the chairs we sit on everyday, which take on many forms depending on their function or the culture that made them. Free 

 

DAYTON VISUAL ARTS CENTER

 

118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton - 224-3822

 

Thru 4/23  Art Auction Preview

 

 

GALLERY SAINT JOHN

 

Bergamo – Mt. St. John

 

4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek

 

Thru 4/27  Marianist Environmental Education Center Show 

 


RIKE GALLERY

 

University of Dayton

 

300 College Park, Dayton  -  229-3256

 

Thru 4/24  Student Art Exhibit: Final student at exhibition of the academic year includes nearly 70 pieces of student artwork in the juried exhibit, including drawings, paintings, photography, ceramic and sculpture 

 


STIVERS HIGH SCHOOL

 

1313 E 5th St  Dayton  -  542-7380

 

4/15 – 4/18 Photograph Show & Auction: Professional photographers from all over the world will be participating. Auction is on April 18 at 6 pm in the Fifth Street Gallery

 


UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON

 

Rike Gallery

 

300 College Park, Dayton  -  229-3237 or 3261

 

Thru 4/24  Horvath Juried Student 


WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY GALLERIES

 

College of Liberal Arts

 

3640 Col. Glenn Highway  Dayton  -  775-2978

 

Thru 5/4  The 9th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition: Artist Kate Budd will hold a public lecture on Sunday, May 4 at 2:30 pm in room M252; Also The Elm Foundation 10 Years of Giving: A commemorative exhibition of the permanent collection. Closing reception, Sunday, May 4, 4-5:30 pm

 


 

 

Performing arts & events

 

4/15 Tue

Sax-a-paloza  7:30 pm  Art Street, Studio D, University of Dayton  229-3630

 

4/16 Wed

Demirjian Chamber Orchestra:  The Classical Era  6:30 pm  DPO Principal Clarinetist John Kurokawa performs Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet, a work typical of Mozart in the manner in which he develops a wide variety of moods and musical textures, wrings enormous richness from the material, and allows John to display his virtuosity. The DPO Principal Quartet join John for this work, and they perform several other string quartets in this homage to strings, reeds, and the composing giants of music’s Classical Era!  Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton 
228-3630

Strings Night  7 pm  Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton 
229-3936

Forever Tango  7 pm  Direct from a powerful Broadway revival, Luis Bravo’s acclaimed dance spectacular features an all-Argentine cast of 14 dancers and 11 on-stage musicians. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton  228-3630

 

4/17 Thu

Demirjian Chamber Orchestra:  The Classical Era  10 am  (see 4/16)

World Rhythms Series  8 pm  Juanito Pascual Quartet performs. Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton  229-2936

 

4/18 Fri
Sunday in the Park with George  8 pm  Presented by the Encore Theatre Company. One of the most acclaimed musicals of our time and considered by many to be Sondheim’s masterpiece, this moving study of the enigmatic painter Georges Seurat won a Pulitzer Prize for its deeply insightful and highly personal examination of life through art and the artist.  Thru 4/18  Mathile Theatre - Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton  228-3630

Pride and Prejudice  8 pm  Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice in Kay Bosse's lively adaptation of the Bennet family, the Bingley's and the mysterious Mr. Darcy along with a host of familiar and memorable characters. A charming and timeless story of love and family .Thru 4/20  Clark State PAC, 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield  328-3874

Boston Marriage 8 pm  Area premiere of David Mamet’s hit comedy. Mamet takes the convention of a Victorian comedy ala Oscar Wilde and turns it on its head with his always original take on plot and dialogue. The resulting scene of three Victorian ladies speaking their mind with contemporary frankness is devastatingly funny and often thought–provoking. Thru 5/4  Dayton Theatre Guild, 2330 Salem Ave., Dayton  278-5993

 

4/19 Sat

Men’s Chorale Concert  7:30 pm  WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton  775-5544

MUSICA!: Long and Winding Road, Concert III  7:30 pm  Repertoire from the group’s early years, including works of Aaron Copland, Maurice Durufle, and George Shearing, plus spiritual arrangements of Moses Hogan, will be presented. Also 4/20 First United Methodist Church of Troy, 110 W. Franklin St., Troy, OH

Pride and Prejudice  8 pm (See 4/18)
Sunday in the Park with George  8 pm 
(see 4/18)

Boston Marriage 8 pm  (see 4/18) 

DCDC: Ready, Set, Dance!  2 pm  DCDC will explore the makings of a great work of dance.  Along the way they may ask you to fold a paper airplane, sing a Shaker hymn, do the wave from your seats, and even get onstage and dance with the artists.  After exploring the makings of great dance, we can think of no better way to end the program than to show you one of our “own” special performances.  UD, Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, 300 College Park, Dayton  229-3936 

DCDC2: Old, New, Borrowed, Blue!  4 pm  Borrowing from the traditional wedding custom, something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, DCDC2 will feature a series of dances illustrating these four traditions as the catalyst for their 2007-2008 season. UD, Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, 300 College Park, Dayton  229-3936 


4/20 Sun

MUSICA!: Long and Winding Road, Concert III  3 pm  Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton. OH (see 4/19)

Family Series: Overtures and Musical Stories  3 pm  A Side-by-Side Concert featuring the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Both orchestras will trade interpretations and insights revealing the power of music. Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton  228-3630

Percussion Ensemble  3 pm  Performance with the UD Drumline & University Concert Band, James Leslie & Nicole Gross, conductors. Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton 229-2936

Pride and Prejudice  3 pm (See 4/18)

4/21 Mon

Guest Artist Bin Huang  1 pm  Violinist Huang performs. Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton  229-3936

 

4/22  Sun

Jazz Ensemble Concert  7:30 pm  WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton  775-5544

Dayton Jazz Ensemble  7 pm  Performance with the University Jazz Band, Willie L. Morris III conductor. Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton 229-2936

Stash Your Cash Day 12 pm – 2 pm  Celebrate National Youth Week by participating in “Stash Your Cash Day,” including a Treasure Hunt that will tickle your spirit of adventure as you seek and find prizes buried throughout the Museum. Children will receive treasure maps specifically designed for their age group.  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton  275-7431