Fine Arts

Fine Arts Showcase Day #1

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Fine Arts
316-295-5536

Location: 

Riney Fine Arts Center & Garvey Art Center

Are you looking for an outstanding Fine Arts program? Would you or someone you know like to become a student at Friends University? Fine Arts Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to attend classes, sit in on rehearsals, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your art portfolio reviewed and visit with current students and faculty. You’ll even get a free lunch!

Casado Jazz Night w/Ron McCurdy

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Casado Campus Center

Free
Come hear the great trumpet player, Ron McCurdy, now at the University of Southern California, as he joins the Friends University jazz combos in the relaxed coffeehouse setting of Casado. Free food, free jazz, and free fun!

Elizabeth Rowley Art Reception

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery
Riney Fine Arts Center

Free
Lawrence artist Elizabeth Rowley works primarily in encaustic and oil. Her bold, thick applications, whether abstract or evoking Kansas landscapes call forth strong emotional responses from the viewer. For more information about the artist, please visit www.signsoflifegallery.com.

Jazz Concert w/Everette DeVan

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$8 adults, $5 seniors/students
This great Kansas City jazz organist will be swingin’ on his Hammond B-3 along with the Friends University Jazz Ensemble I and Soulstice. This will be a great night celebrating Kansas City jazz!

Fall Ballet

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$15 adults, $12 seniors/students
The Fall Ballet will include two new ballets and two ballets that have been favorites in the past. Misty RasconSmith, Los Angeles choreographer, created a Jazz Ballet specifically for the Friends dancers.

Fall Ballet

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$15 adults, $12 seniors/students
The Fall Ballet will include two new ballets and two ballets that have been favorites in the past. Misty RasconSmith, Los Angeles choreographer, created a Jazz Ballet specifically for the Friends dancers.

Fall Ballet

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$15 adults, $12 seniors/students
The Fall Ballet will include two new ballets and two ballets that have been favorites in the past. Misty RasconSmith, Los Angeles choreographer, created a Jazz Ballet specifically for the Friends dancers.

Show Me the Money

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Art
316-295-5656

Location: 

Garvey Art Center

This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media, journalism, art education or computer graphics. Professional speakers as well as current students lead participants through the process, and lunch is provided.

Geoffrey Benzing Art Reception

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery
Riney Fine Arts Center

Free
Multi-media professional artist Geoffrey Benzing will exhibit new paintings. For more information about the artist, please visit www.benzingart.com.

Four Freshmen w/the Jazz Friends Community Big Band

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Contact: 

Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$25 adults, $20 seniors/students
Reserved Seating

The Jazz Friends Community Big Band celebrates its 20th year by presenting the group you’ve been asking for - the fabulous FOUR FRESHMEN! The Freshmen will do a self-contained set, and then the Jazz Friends Community Big Band will join them to play the great charts of the Stan Kenton Band. You don’t want to miss this concert!