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John J. Fitzsimmons will present an exhibit of oil on canvas impressionist landscapes Sept. 2 through 26 at the Joan Derryberry Art Gallery. Fitzsimmons has earned not only a four-year diploma from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, but also has a Fine Arts degree from SUNY. His paintings have been exhibited from the entire eastern part of the United States to our U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh and have even been featured in one of Tyler Perry’s movies released in 2007. For more information, visit the artist’s website at

TTU Music
James Lotz will present a faculty bassoon recital on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

William Woodworth will present a faculty oboe recital on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Alumnae Carol Trent and Mark Wallace will present a flute recital on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m.

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

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

Sarah Hood’s metals and jewelry exhibit, entitled “Small World: Constructed Landscapes” will be shown Sept. 4 through Oct. 20 in the North Windows Gallery.

Center Stage
An International Welcome Event, cosponsored by One World, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Roaden University Center South Patio. The event is open to anyone on campus and will feature free international desserts.

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.