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March
2016
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10:21 PM
America/Chicago

Arts & Humanities to Present 2016 Spring Fine Arts Festival

The Department of Arts and Humanities will present the 2016 Spring Fine Arts Festival, March 28 through April 1. The week-long celebration will include a free African dance workshop led by faculty member Jovanni Lota, a recorder choir concert led by faculty member Julie Wilson and an open-mic night of original storytelling by UHD students.

The four-day event will also feature returning engagements:

  • Fine arts rally
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Interactive activities
  • Fine Arts Internship Fair
  • O'Kane Gallery Exhibit
  • Chalk Drawing Event
  • O'Kane Root beer Reception
  • UHD Talent Show
  • Opening presentation of the O'Kane Theatre's Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie

The festival is open to the public and most events are free. A full schedule of events is below.

For more information, please contact Karen E. Schlag, Communication Studies Lecturer.

2016 Spring Fine Arts Festival Schedule

Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Warren Lehrer Gallery, O'Kane Gallery

Monday March 28

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: BAFA Rally, ShoutUP! Competition, Scavenger Hunt start, North Deck.
  • 6 - 7 p.m.: African Dance Workshop, Willow St. Pump Station

Tuesday, March 29

  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Gator sidewalk chalk drawing, South Deck
  • 5 - 6 p.m.: Root Beer Reception, O'Kane Gallery
  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.: Young Sounds of Houston Jazz Orchestra and Dr. Robert Wilson's UHD Civic Jazz Orchestra, Roberston Auditorium

Wednesday, March 30

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Fine Arts and Communication Internship Fair, GSB 307 - Milam and Travis Rooms, Welcome Center
  • 6 - 7 p.m.: Recorders and Storytellers, 3rd Floor Mural Area

Thursday, March 31

  • 12 - 2 p.m.: Open Mic and Karaoke, 3rd Floor Mural Area.
  • 1:30 p.m.: Scavenger Hunt Winners Announcement, 3rd Floor Mural Area
  • 6:30 - 8 p.m.: UHD Talent Show with SGA

Friday April 3

  • 8 p.m.: Opening of Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie, O'Kane Theatre