AC Fine Arts Division Releases Performance Schedule for 2012-2013 Season
Angelina College’s Fine Arts Division has released its schedule of performances for the upcoming 2012-2013 fine arts season, ensuring once again there will be something for everyone with a taste for the arts.
And to guarantee patrons don’t miss a line, image or beat, the Division is also offering season subscriptions at the following levels: Corporate Donor, $750 (18 tickets per show); Scholarship Donor, $500 (12 tickets per show); Benefactor, $200 (6 tickets per show); Patron, $150 (4 tickets per show); Friend, $75 (2 tickets per show); and Regular, $40 (1 ticket per show). All money from season subscribers goes toward Fine Arts Scholarships.
AC’s Fine Arts season opens in September with the AC Faculty Exhibition art gallery and concludes in April with the AC Swingin’ Roadrunner Jazz Band/ACC Big Band spring concert. Sprinkled throughout the busy schedule are various art galleries and music and theater performances offering something for every arts preference.
For art patrons, events include the AC Faculty Exhibition (Sept. 4-26); “Ignition! Collaborative Installation – Gunpowder on Lead” featuring Corey W. Crawford (Oct. 2-24); the AC Graphic Arts Student Exhibitions (Oct. 30-Nov. 14, April 17-May 1); the AC Visual Arts Student Exhibitions (Nov. 20-Dec. 7, April 2-17); Lufkin High School Photography Exhibition (Jan. 8-24); the Black History Exhibition (Feb. 5-27); and Oil Paintings of the American Southwest by Clyde Downs (March 5-27).
All scheduled exhibitions take place in the Angelina Center for the Arts Gallery. The gallery will for each exhibit host an artist’s reception from 6-7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday evening of the exhibition’s opening.
AC Theatre will deliver the entertaining, dramatic and unexpected, starting with Viva Vaudeville! (Nov. 8-10); the spell-binding production of Betrayal, Harold Pinter’s story encompassing friendship, betrayal and loss (Feb. 14-16, Temple Theater); and the Triumphant Return of Outrageous Theatre, at which anything can — and usually does – happen (April 18-20).
Finally, music and dance lovers of every genre will be able to choose from numerous performances throughout the year. Kicking off the concert season will be the AC Faculty Recital featuring Charlotte Davis and Karen McBee (Oct. 14, Temple Theater), followed by the AC Swingin' Roadrunner Jazz Combo & ACC Big Band Fall Concert (Nov. 13, Hudgins Hall Auditorium); the AC Chorale/AC Chamber Winds/Lufkin Community Band Winter Concert (Dec. 2, Temple Theater); Home for the Holidays, a Christmas Celebration featuring the AC Chorale (Dec. 4, Temple Theater); Beethoven, Brahms and Beckie featuring Beckie Compton and guests (Jan. 27, Temple Theater); Showtime! 2013, a musical revue with show-stopping numbers by the AC Singers (March 2 and 3, Temple Theater); the AC Swingin' Roadrunner Jazz Combo & ACC Big Band Spring Concert (March 7, Hudgins Hall Auditorium); the Teacher’s Choice Piano Recital (April 7, Temple Theater); the AC Chorale Spring Concert (April 21, Hudgins Hall Auditorium); and the AC Swingin' Roadrunner Jazz Combo & ACC Big Band Spring Concert (April 25, Hudgins Hall Auditorium); and An Afternoon of Winds and Voices: Lufkin Community Band/AC Chamber Winds in Concert (April 28, Temple Theater).
For a full listing of show times and subscription and/or ticket information, visit www.angelina.edu or contact the Fine Arts Division at (936) 633-5233.