Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

Engaging the Campus & Community through celebrating the Arts

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival

APRIL 12 - APRIL 28, 2018

The 17th Annual Kaleidoscope Arts Festival at Slippery Rock University will be held April 12 - April 28. Situated on the SRU campus and sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Kaleidoscope Arts Festival showcases the best of Slippery Rock University's departments of Dance, Music, Theatre, Literary and Visual Arts, as well as additional cultural events, nationally and internationally renowned guest artists, and fabulous community events, including our annual Children's Earth Day Celebration with the Macoskey Center, and the community-campus arts celebration in collaboration with the Slippery Rock Development Inc. events committee, Kaleidoscope on Main!

The mission of the Kaleidoscope Arts Festival is to bring free or low cost, quality programming to an underserved region.

You can view the 2018 Kaleidoscope Arts Festival brochure with full event descriptions here.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Kaleidoscope Opening Celebration

Thursday, 4/12

12:30 p.m.

Boozel Dining Hall

SLAB's Pop-Up Improv: Readings on the Spot

Times & locations vary!

Ethics Bowl

Saturday, 4/14

Smith Student Center

East Central Jazz Educators All-Star Big Band

Sunday, 4/15

5 p.m. Lecture; 7 p.m. Concert

Swope Music Hall

Donald C. Shorter, Jr.: GENDEROSITY: PHYSICALIZED

Monday, 4/16

7:30 p.m.

Field House Dance Studio

SRU Orchestra

Monday, 4/16

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Loving Vincent, 2018 Academy Award nominee for Animated Feature!

With free popcorn & catered reception!

Tuesday, 4/17

Screenings at 6 & 8 p.m.

Run time: 95 minutes

PG-13

Smith Student Center Theater (Parking Free on Campus after 5 p.m.)

SRU Flute Ensemble

Tuesday, 4/17

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Cuarteto Bravo

Wednesday, 4/18

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Tom Mosser: Pittsburgh-based painter

Thursday, 4/19

12:30 p.m. Artist Talk, Smith Student Center Theater

2:15 p.m. Artist Demo, Art Building

Staged Musical Reading of Off-Broadway hit, FRANKENSTEIN

Featuring a catered reception with composer, Eric B. Sirota!

Friday, 4/20

5:30 p.m.

Smith Student Center Ballroom (Parking Free on Campus after 5 p.m.)

Brave New Plays Festival

April 20, 21, 23-26 at 7:30 p.m.

April 22 at 2 p.m.

University Union MPR

Children's Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, 4/21

Noon-4 p.m.

Macoskey Center, 247 Harmony Road (Parking at Storm Harbor Equestrian Center)

Macoskey Center EarthFest 2018

Saturday, 4/21

4-8 p.m.

Macoskey Center, 247 Harmony Road (Parking at Storm Harbor Equestrian Center)

Ours for the Taking: A Senior Dance Concert

Saturday, 4/21

2 & 5 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Third Coast Dance Film Festival

Monday, 4/23

4 p.m.

Smith Student Center Theater

Holi Festival

Hosted in conjunction with the India Culture Club

Tuesday, 4/24

2-4 p.m.

SRU Quad Pavilion

SRU Tuba/Euphonium Concert

Tuesday, 4/24

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Attack Theatre: a workshop in Art & Dance collaboration

Wednesday, 4/25

1 & 3 p.m.

Martha Gault Art Gallery

CONTACT: jennifer.keller@sru.edu if interested in participating, as space is limited

The Inside Scoop on Humor: a Psychology & Theatre collaboration

Wednesday, 4/25

4 p.m.

University Union MPR

Iyun Harrison, dancer/professor/Artistic Director of ASHANI DANCES

Wednesday, 4/25

5 p.m. Artist Talk

Spotts World Culture Building Auditorium

SRU Woodwind/String Chamber Ensembles

Wednesday, 4/25

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Public Herald, investigative journalists

Screening & discussion of new film, Invisible Hand

Thursday, 4/26

6 p.m.

Smith Student Center Theater (Parking Free on Campus after 5 p.m.)

SRU Flute Studio Recital

Thursday, 4/26

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, improv comedy performance

Friday, 4/27

7 p.m.

Smith Student Center Theater (Parking Free on Campus after 5 p.m.)

Event co-sponsored by the Departments of English, Theatre, Philosophy, Psychology and the Student Health Center

SRU Wind Ensemble

Friday, 4/27

7:30 p.m.

Swope Music Hall

Kaleidoscope on Main, campus-community arts celebration

Featuring live music, arts vendors & free children's activities!

Saturday, 4/28

Noon-5 p.m.

Main Street, Slippery Rock

Event planned in conjunction with the Slippery Rock Development Association Inc., events committee

SRU Opera Scenes

Saturday, 4/28

3 p.m.

Swope Music Hall