University Calendar of Events, Fall 2014
The University Art Gallery is located on the ground floor of LaCorte Hall. Exhibits are presented by the College of Arts and Humanities and sponsored by the Instructionally Related Activities Committee of the Associated Students, Inc. For ticketing and pricing information please call 310.243.3334.
Citizen Sinclair: The John Ahouse/Upton Sinclair Collection
This exhibition will be on display in the Archives & Special Collection, 5th Floor Library South, April 24-December 15, 2014. Sinclair was the author of over 80 books, candidate for Governor, muckraker, protester, socialist, and citizen of California, the U.S., and the World. Sinclair, author of The Jungle, Oil!, and Pulitzer Prize winning Dragon's Teeth was a resident of Pasadena and Long Beach. Scholar John Ahouse donated his collection of Sinclair books, articles, and materials to the archives in 2013.
CSUDH: Selected History
Second Floor Library North near Library entrance. Exhibition focuses on the history of CSU Dominguez Hills. Through December 2014.
Wagner Basket Collection
Permanent Exhibition opening May 2014. Hand-woven baskets and utility bowls produced the the Tohonno O'odham (formerly called Papago) and Akimel O'odham (also known as Pima) people of Central and Southern Arizona. The baskets were produced sometime between 1800 and 1920. Donated to the Anthropology Department in 1974 by Dr. Richard Wagner, the baskets are on display for the first time in the University Library Cultural Art Center (formerly Library Picture Art Gallery).
For information and directions, call 310.243.3715.
Enjoy live performances this fall with productions from the California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. For ticketing and pricing information, please call 310.243.3588. OLLI members benefit by receiving student rates.
Agnes of God
By John Pielmeier
Directed by Naomi Buckley
Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her newborn. The Mother Superior keeps young Agnes from the doctor, arousing her suspicions further. Who killed the infant and who fathered the tiny victim? Livingstone’s questions force the women to re-examine the meaning of faith and the power of love leading to a dramatic, compelling climax.
Edison Studio Theatre
October 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
October 12, 19, 26
In the Red and Brown Water
By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Sharrell Luckett
How far will Oya go to make a mark in the world? Fast, beautiful Oya is a young runner with enormous promise, forced to choose between her ailing mother and her own dreams. This intoxicating story charts a young girl’s thrust into womanhood and her subsequent fall into the murky waters of life.
November 13, 14
2pm and 8pm