Sarwari lecture starts Owens’ art seriesWritten by John Dorsey | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Zohra Sarwari’s presentation “No, I Am Not a Terrorist!” will lead Owens Community College’s art series. The lecture will take place in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13.
Fall events will also feature a live performance by country music artists Buffalo Rome on Sept. 17, followed by Owens’ student presentation of “Theatre Express” Sept. 25.
Other offerings include The Pride Of Toledo’s annual performance concert Oct. 2; “Alice and Wonderland: A Rock Opera” Oct. 10; the Toledo Rep presentation of “A Merry Regiment of Women” Oct. 14; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Oct. 15; “Tres Vidas” Oct. 28; the Perrysburg Symphony’s Halloween concert Oct. 30; Toledo School for the Arts’ productions of “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Zombie Prom” Nov. 4-6, 7; Owens’ Student Presentation of “Almost, Maine” Nov. 18-20, 21; and “It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio” Dec. 10.
Spring events include Toledo School for the Arts’ Winter Musicfest Jan. 20, followed by its Dance Showcase Feb. 3; “Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues” with Pulitzer Prize nominated author Sister Helen Prejean Jan. 25; an Edgy Rep Presentation of Bert Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” March 5; Celtic Blaze on March 11; “Anne of Green Gables” March 20; PostSecret on March 23; an Owens’ student presentation of Moliere’s “Tartuffe” April 8,9, 15-16, 17; and the Perrysburg Symphony’s Young Artist/Side-by-Side Spring Concert May 7.
“Owens Community College is proud to once again celebrate the performing arts with an impressive array of talent ranging from music to theatre,” said Barbara Barkan, Owens director of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, in a statement. “The 2010-11 season is designed to appeal to just about everyone as it offers entertainment for all ages and tastes. Owens is pleased to once again connect artists and audiences through performances that reach out to the campus and our surrounding communities.”
Owens’ Center for Fine and Performing Arts is located on the main campus in Perrysburg at 30335 Oregon Road.
For a complete list of event times and ticket prices call (567) 661-2787.
For all other information, visit the college’s website at www.owens.edu.