Kaleidoscope Schedule Announced
3 February, 2005 — Jacksonville State University has
announced the schedule of events for this year's Kaleidoscope, the month-long performing arts festival.
This year's festival theme is "Tradition in the Arts." Each event will relate to an artistic tradition of the
past, the present, and even the building of future traditions.
-- FEBRUARY 10: The opening event in the series looks to "Local Traditions, A Unique Voice" with readings
from the late writer and columnist, Catherine Downing. Suggested by the book "Beyond the Window: Collected
Writings of Catherine Downing," edited by Bruce Lowry, the program was conceived and directed by English
Professor Steve Whitton and will feature readers Jessica Rae Sanborn, Denise Davis, Susan McCain, Diana
Cadwallader, and Randy Davis. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 10 on the 11th
floor of Houston Cole Library.
-- FEBRUARY 12: On the Brink, the tenth annual Conference on Emerging Southern Writers will, be held on
Saturday, February 12th. Further information is available from Gena Christopher at (256) 782-5856.
-- FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 24 - 26: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, a musical by Rupert Holms, will be held
on February 17-19 and 24-26 at 7 p.m. and February 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. in Stone Center theater. Admission is
-- MARCH 1: JSU art exhibit opening will be held on March 1 at 7 p.m. in Hammond Hall Gallery.
-- MARCH 5: The award-winning JSU Jazz I Ensemble will perform on Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the
auditorium of Theron Montgomery Building on campus.
-- MARCH 7: The JSU Chamber Winds will perform in concert on Monday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in First Presbyterian
-- MARCH 8: In the Tradition of The Bard, the Shenandoah Shakespeare Express presents She Stoops to Conquer
featuring JSU alumnus Jeremy West in Stone Center Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, 8 March. For more information
call the Drama Department at 782-5648.
-- MARCH 12: The Eighth Regiment Band Ltd., a group playing literature of the 19th century on authentic period
instruments, will perform on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
-- MARCH 15 The JSU A Cappella Choir and Calhoun County Civic Chorale will present "Requiem" by W. Mozart on
Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in First United Methodist Church, Anniston.
Announcements of other events in the series will be made as they occur. Events are free unless otherwise noted
and are open to all members of the community. For further information on Kaleidoscope events, call
(256) 782-5559 or 5560.
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