Center Stage concert by Grammy-nominated Borealis Wind Quintet set for Sept. 18

The 2006 Grammy nominated Borealis Wind Quintet will hold a concert on Thursday, September 18. The quintet is a nationally acclaimed ensemble, possesing great energy and outstanding musical finesse. Their highly praised program will encompass the classics, commissions, and opera arias. The Center Stage event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Wattenbarger Auditorium in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. For more information, visit their management’s website at

TTU Music
There will be a university choral and orchestra concert on Tuesday, September 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Joan Derryberry Art Gallery
John J. Fitzsimmons’s impressionist landscapes exhibit will be showing September 2 through September 26.

Appalachian Center for Craft
Mark Abramson’s aerial photography exhibit, entitled “Global Warming: An American Perspective” is showing through September 15 in Gallery Two.

Cara Long’s ceramics exhibit, entitled “New Works on Translucent Porcelain” is showing through September 29 in Gallery One.

Sarah Hood’s metals and jewelry exhibit, entitled “Small World: Constructed Landscapes” will be shown through October 20 in the North Windows Gallery.

Backdoor Playhouse

Auditions for the 2008 fall musical production of Assassins will be held from 5 to 7 p.m on Sunday, Sept. 14, and 7 to 9 p.m on Monday, Sept. 15, at the Backdoor Playhouse. Principle roles are available for seven men and two women, and ensemble roles are available for 4 or 5 men and women. Casting is open to all interested people. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, and people auditioning are encouraged to bring a prepared song, no more than 16 bars. An accompanist will be available, but a capella singing is acceptable. For more information or to borrow a script, call Backdoor Playhouse Director Mark H. Creter at 372-3478 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Appalachian Center for Craft is located six miles off Hwy. 56 (Interstate 40, Exit 273) near Smithville. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the University Center and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Backdoor Playhouse is located in Jere Whitson Memorial Building. For more information, call 372-6595. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are free and take place in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The concert schedule is subject to change. For more information, call 372-3161.

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