Spring Arts Festival is April 18 - 23

Kesha Williams
April 07, 2006The School of Arts and Humanities at Elizabeth City State University will host The Spring Arts Festival the week of April 18 - 23. "Sharing the Arts" is this year's theme for this festival of live performances, workshops and speeches by ECSU faculty, staff and specified guests below: April 18
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 12 p.m., Brown Bag Discussion: "The Art of the Academy," in the G. R. Little Theatre; Participants will learn jewelry making tips. 2 p.m., Unveiling and Dedication of the Ananse Obelisk: This sculpture is dedicated to the ECSU School of Arts and Humanities. The monument is located at the quadrangle of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. Ananse the spider is a character who appears in folktales by the Ananse people of Ghana, West Africa. Ananse's web symbolizes creativity. 7:30 p.m., The Chancellor's Spring Arts Concert featuring the University Choir with Professor Billy C. Hines, conductor, and the ECSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble with Professor Ellard L. Forrester, conductor, in the auditorium of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center April 19
10 a.m., Exploration of Negro Spirituals: Dr. Glenda Griffin explores the role of the African American Negro spirituals in the auditorium of Johnson Hall. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 2 p.m., A forum hosted by the ECSU Criminal Justice Department and the Women Studies Program in the auditorium of Moore Hall 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Recording Studio Workshop: Professor Larry Moore demonstrates the multi-track professional recording studio. Advance registration is required and the sessions are limited to 30 participants. Please, register online, at www.ecsu.edu or call 335-3614. 7:30 p.m., Dance and Theater: The Albemarle Dance Company performs in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. Assistant Professor Billicia Hines presents the African folktale "The Princess who Was Hidden from the World." April 20
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 12 p.m., Brown Bag Discussion: "The Art of the Academy" continues at the G. R. Little Theater.; Dr. Glen Bowman of the History and Political Science Department explores the renaissance 1300 - 1600. 3:30 p.m., Poetry and Short Story Extravaganza: The Department of Language, Literature and Communication presents a poetry/short story extravaganza in the auditorium of Johnson Hall. 5 p.m., Film Festival: The University Players and Media Club present at short film festival in the G. R. Little Theater. This festival includes original works by ECSU students. 7:30 p.m., The ECSU Collegians Jazz Ensemble concert with Joel L. Joyner, a guest trumpet soloist in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. Professor Robyn Card is the conductor. April 21
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 2 p.m., Clarinet master class with Ms. Tasha Warren, a guest clarinetist and Dr. Mary Hellmann, pianist, perform in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Spring Arts Concert at the Elizabeth City Waterfront featuring:
The ECSU Chamber Ensembles
The Virginia Arts Festival "Rhythm Project" with a steel drum performance
Essence of Praise
Face Painting & Clowns
Community Arts & Crafts Displays
Port Discover Science Museum activities April 22
9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Health Screenings: Albemarle Hospital shares health tips and conducts health screenings in the lobby of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Science Exhibit: Port-Discover Museum presents a hands-on science exhibition at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City. 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., Science Exhibit: The School of Mathematics, Science and Technology presents The Art in Science Exhibition in rooms #216, 218 and 220 of the Ridley Student Center. 2 p.m., Clarinet Recital: Ms. Tasha Warren, a guest clarinetist and Dr. Mary Hellmann, pianist in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. 7:30 p.m., Spring Arts Community Concert: Earl Bynum & As We Are, Moments of Glory, The Gospel Jubilees, Kristy Caracoglia perform in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. Ticket Prices:
$10 adults
$5 students with ID
$5 seniors age 60 and over
15 at the door Ticket Locations:
Rejoice 100.9
Bridal Studio II
ECSU Cashier's Window
ECSU Bookstore 7:30 p.m., Community Arts and Crafts Displays in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center. April 23
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Art Exhibit: ECSU faculty, staff and community artists present assorted sculptures, paintings, ceramics and more in the Art Gallery, room #133 of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center and at Red Rabbit Art Gallery, located at 103 West Main Street, Elizabeth City. This display is available throughout the Spring Arts Festival. 3 p.m., The ECSU/Albemarle Community Orchestra will hold its Spring Concert with Dr. Michael Weaver, conductor, and trumpet soloist Professor Robyn Card, in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center.