Tags: Arts

Tuesday: Mar 21

Jeanine Michna-Bales and Through Darkness to Light

Tue. March 21, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales (Through Darkness to Light) discusses her work with Allison Wright, managing editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review. Attendees will be invited to view the exhibition and enjoy a free reception before and after the discussion, which will begin at 7:00 PM.

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Tags: Arts, Exhibit

Wednesday: Mar 22

Thursday: Mar 23

Memoir as Art, Place

Thu. March 23, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Jon Kay (Folk Art and Aging: Life-Story Objects and Their Makers), Theresa Kubasak and Gabe Huck (Never Can I Write of Damascus: When Syria Became Our Home), and Neal Snidow (Vista Del Mar: A Memoir of the Ordinary) share their beautifully creative work about the numerous ways we can see lives.

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Tags: Arts, Biography / Memoir, Family / Aging, Nonfiction

Middlemarch in Spring

Thu. March 23, 6:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Location:

Paramount Theater

215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Experience the joys of classical literature brought to life with music in the East Coast premiere of Middlemarch in Spring, a new chamber opera based on George Eliot’s Middlemarch by composer Allen Shearer and librettist Claudia Stevens, and presented by Charlottesville Opera: Ash Lawn Opera transformed.

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Tags: Arts, Music

Friday: Mar 24

Middlemarch in Spring

Fri. March 24, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Location:

Paramount Theater

215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Experience the joys of classical literature brought to life with music in the East Coast premiere of Middlemarch in Spring, a new chamber opera based on George Eliot’s Middlemarch by composer Allen Shearer and librettist Claudia Stevens, and presented by Charlottesville Opera: Ash Lawn Opera transformed.

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Tags: Arts, Biography / Memoir, Music

Race and Public Space: Commemorative Practices in the American South

Fri. March 24, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:

Campbell Hall, UVA School of Architecture - Room 153

Bayly Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Architectural historian and former UVa professor Dell Upton will deliver a keynote lecture for the symposium “Race and Public Space: Commemorative Practice in the American South,” around his recent book What Can and Can’t Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South.

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Tags: African-American, Arts, Southern / Appalachian

Saturday: Mar 25

Sunday: Mar 26

A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley

Sun. March 26, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location:

Monticello’s David M Rubenstein Visitor Center

931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Jane Kamensky reveals the divided loyalties, tangled sympathies of the American Revolution in the eyes of colonial America’s premier painter. Copley’s life and career mirrored the Revolution’s spectacular rises and devastating downfalls, yet he remains a premier figure in artistic legacies even today.

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Tags: Arts, Biography / Memoir, History