‘Paul Taylor Creative Domain,’ film
Sponsored by Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, “Paul Taylor Creative Domain” will be screened today, Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the D.P. Culp Center Auditorium. This upbeat documentary and follow-up to the 1998 film “Dancemaker” focuses on famed choreographer Paul Taylor as he orchestrates his next big dance. Anita DeAngelis, director of Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, said, “With Paul Taylor: Creative Domain, we wanted to introduce the public to the man who is the source of the work they will see when the Paul Taylor 2 company comes to perform for us at ETSU in October.” Filmmaker Kate Geis will take part in a Q&A session after the film. This event is free and open to the public.
Dada Cabaret at The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room
Dada Cabaret will return to perform at the Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 7:30-10 p.m. This Johnson City based musical group consists of Heather Killmeyer on oboe, Stephanie Frye on tuba, Alan Stevens singing tenor, and Andrew Ford on piano and narration. The show is entitled “Camp Dada: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.” It will showcase both newly arranged and fan favorite tunes. According to the group’s official Facebook page, “Dada Cabaret seeks to push the boundaries of classical music and transcend the divide between audience and performer.”
‘LOCATE Arts’ Lecture
“LOCATE Arts” is a lecture to be given by artists Brian R. Jobe and Carri Jobe on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ball Hall Auditorium on campus. The event is presented by ETSU’s Department of Art & Design and Slocumb Galleries in coordination with the Honors College. The speaking artists also have exhibitions of their own (“Do You… You, Feel Like I Do” by Carri Jobe and “Hypostyle Low Tide” by Brian R. Jobe) currently on display at Slocumb Galleries until Sept. 22. The event is free and open to the public. Artists, especially, are encouraged to attend in order to receive some great insight from these professionals.
‘Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait’
This multimedia presentation combines the art of film and live performance as three artists are utilized to create moving and dancing portraits. Filmmaker Finn Taylor pulls footage from Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters and edits it together to be played alongside an original score by Jenny Scheinman and band, who will perform live. Sponsored by Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, this event is ticketed with an admission price of $5 for students with ID and $20 for the general public. The hour long show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, in the D.P. Culp Center Auditorium.
Fun Movie Friday: ‘Star Trek: Beyond’
Buctainment presents the movie “Star Trek: Beyond” as part of their semester-long Fun Movie Friday series. Released this year on July 22, “Star Trek: Beyond” continues the story of the rebooted franchise—based on the original television series of the 1960’s—which began with “Star Trek” in 2009 and then “Star Trek: Into Darkness” in 2013. The film is directed by Justin Lin and stars Chris Pine as Kirk and Zachary Quinto as Spock. Buctainment will screen the film at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, in the D.P. Culp Center Auditorium. Arrive early to find a good seat and get some free popcorn.