Archive for July, 2013
DEPARTURES: New Works by Cameron A. Jarvis and Betsy Ruth Byers, will open at the Art Center of St. Peter on August 2. The exhibition of paintings by the two Gustavus artists will be on display at the Art Center through September 8. A reception and artist talk is scheduled at the art center from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7. The Art Center of St. Peter is open to the public at no charge. The Center is open 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The Hastings High School Marching Band really can't get a break -- at least in terms of an off-season in the summer. The band, directed by Emily Chandler and Thomas Wentzler, moves each year from the spring season of marching in parades to the fall season and preparation for competitions and marching at football games. The week of July 24 - 29 finds the ensemble in their fall training camp and, for the first time, on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. And while the term "camp" may conjure memories of campfires and marshmellows, the members of the decorated marching ensemble from Hastings are discovering that a marching band camp comes with a lot of hard work.
The sound of music on the Gustavus campus is a common occurrence from Christ Chapel to Björling Recital Hall. It has been central to the College’s history since the doors opened at St. Ansgar’s Academy. From early music to Bach to the Beatles, sacred to secular, from the music department’s first concert tour in 1887, […]
High school actors from around the state have gathered on the Gustavus campus for a one-week, intensive theatre audition boot camp sponsored jointly by the Guthrie Theater of Minneapolis and the Gustavus Department of Theatre & Dance. This unique and intensive summer theater project is the result of a partnership between the Guthrie and Gustavus […]