In the arts at TTU for the week beginning March 23

"Finding Power in a World Fixated by Race and Maleness" presented by Patrice Gaines on March 25

Patrice Gaines will be featured in a presentation, "Finding Power in a World Fixated by Race and Maleness," on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. This Center Stage event is free and open to the public. An award-winning former Washington Post reporter, Gaines works to empower girls and young women at risk, drawing from her own experiences on the streets and in prison. She is the co-founder of the Brown Angel Center, providing formerly incarcerated women and their families with the tools to renew their lives. Gaines is author of Laughing in the Dark and Moments of Grace: Meeting the Challenge to Change.

TTU Music

Trombones at Tech will perform on Monday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.

There will be a 1927 Radio Show faculty recital featuring music of the early 20 th century on Tuesday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.

Trombones at Tech will again perform on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m.

Chris McCormick will present a faculty recital on Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m.

Jeremy Hansen will present a horn faculty recital on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m.

Callie Herman will present a senior oboe recital on Saturday, March 29, at 1 p.m.

Andrew Coggin will present a senior percussion recital on Saturday, March 29, at 3 p.m.

Max Amoss will present a junior recital on Saturday, March 29, at 5 p.m.

There will be a TTU horn choir concert on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m.

Appalachian Center for Craft

David Collins will present a mixed media teapots exhibit, "Functility T's Three," Feb. 21 through March 28 in Gallery One.

The annual Artist in Residence exhibition, featuring a variety of craft media, will be held Feb. 28 through April 8 in Gallery Two.

Joan Derryberry Art Gallery

David T. Hannon will present an exhibit in oil painting and surrealist landscapes March 10 through April 4 in the Joan Derryberry Art Gallery. He will present a gallery talk and reception on April 3, at 4:30 p.m.

International Film Series "There Never Was A Good War" Film #3 of 4-- Detsky sad -Kinderten on March 26

The International Film Series "There Never Was A Good War" Film #3 of 4-- Detsky sad - Kinderten will be shown on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Johnson Hall Auditorium. Yevgeny Yevtushenko's semi-autobiographical story follows the adventures of a young boy who, violin in hand, wanders through Europe during World War II.

"An Evening of Americana" music set for March 27

"Out on the Highway: An Evening of Americana," is set for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, at Tennessee Tech University's Backdoor Playhouse, located in the rear of the Jere Whitson Building. The event will feature two musical artists from the genre commonly known as Americana or "alternative country" music -- the Everybodyfields from Johnson City and Danger and the Steel Cut Oats from Nashville. Andrew William Smith, a TTU English instructor and host of "Teacher on the Radio" on WTTU 88.5 FM, will give a presentation between performances about the importance and significance of the Americana, or alt-country, musical genre.

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.