August 2002 Calendar of events


Arts

Through August 4

Whether it is a tableau of women seated in a murky nightclub or the portrait of a garment worker taking her coffee break, New York City-based artist Joseph Peller catches individuals in the unnoticed rituals of modern urban life. "The Essential Moment: A Survey of the Paintings, Works on Paper and Sculpture of Joseph Peller" will be on display at the Thomas J. Walsh Gallery at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts through August 4. Viewing hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2969.

Children's Summer Theatre Productions

Sixty young people in grades 1-12 are enrolled each week in the Quick Center for the Arts' Children's Summer Theatre Camp. The children rehearse and perform in productions staged by the Montana-based Missoula Children's Theatre. They also participate in professionally led workshops in theater movement, theater improvisation, arts and crafts and more. This popular summer camp is now in its 13th season. The following performances are scheduled for August:

Red Riding Hood Aug. 2 & 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Jack & The Beanstalk Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The Pied Piper Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Performances take place in Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children. Discounted group rates and subscriptions are available. For tickets, call (203) 254-4010 or toll free, 1-877-ARTS-396.

Concert

Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.

Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts presents "Hooked on Classics," its ninth annual Summer Festival Chorus performance. The performance will feature Haydn's "Te Deum," as well as captivating selections from Broadway, Simon & Garfunkel, Mozart and Kirby Shaw. The Summer Festival Chorus is directed by Carole Ann Maxwell, the university's director of choral and liturgical music. The performance takes place at the Quick Center. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for children and seniors. For tickets and information, call (203) 254-4010 or toll-free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on April 4, 2002

Vol. 34, No. 206