The arts will be celebrated during Bucknell University's fourth annual Arts. Everywhere. Festival Sept. 5 to 7. Festival events are free and open to the public with no tickets required. The festival is part of the University's continuing Presidential Arts Initiative.
Friday, Sept. 5
3 p.m.: Berliner Jazz Sextet performing jazz and soul classics, Elaine Langone Center Patio. [rain location: Bison Cafe]
3:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Make a Memory Photobooth, Weis Center Plaza. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History.
4 p.m.: Festival Opening Reception for the Samek Gallery exhibition, Summer Salon II, Samek Art Museum, third floor, Elaine Langone Center, featuring rarely seen selections from the Museum's photography collection, including silver gelatin prints by Andy Warhol, Ralph Gibson, Garry Winogrand, Larry Clark, and more.
6 p.m.: Slavic Soul Party, Weis Center Plaza. Nine musicians performing an acoustic mash-up of Balkan and Gypsy sounds with North American music, weaving gospel, funk, dub, jazz, and Latin influences of New York's neighborhoods seamlessly into a Balkan brass setting. This family friendly performance kicks off the 2014-15 Weis Center series.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Noon: Wula Drum and Dance Ensemble, a multicultural performance group of West African musicians, Weis Center Lobby. Sponsored by the Griot Institute for Africana Studies. [note change in location]
1 p.m.: Bucknell Brass Quintet, Elaine Langone Center Patio. Bucknell faculty members Rick Benjamin, tuba, Dale Orris, trumpet, and William Kenny, horn, are joined by regional artists Michael Trego, trumpet, and Robert LaBarca, trombone, performing traditional works for brass quintet along with jazz and popular music from Duke Ellington, Neal Hefti and John Lennon. [rain location: Bison Cafe]
2 p.m.: Recital. Andre Previn's "Four Songs," Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building. Emily Martin, soprano, Lisa Caravan, cello, and David Cover, piano. Composed in 1994 for Sylvia McNair, these Toni Morrison texts are set in a popular musical style with a jazz influence.
4 p.m.: Stadler Center Reading by students, faculty and staff writers, Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall. The reading will be followed by a reception on the patio with snacks and refreshments.
6 p.m.: Cap & Dagger 24-Hour Play Performance, McDonnell Amphitheatre. [rain location: Powers Theatre, Coleman Hall]
Sunday, Sept. 7
1 p.m.: Double Indemnity, Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Directed by Billy Wilder, the film stars Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray and Edward G. Robinson. Sponsored by Bucknell Film/Media Studies.
3 p.m.: Festival Closing Reception, Downtown Gallery, 416 Market St., Lewisburg. Includes viewing of 20's Something, a solo exhibition by Prof. Tulu Bayar, art, featuring works created in collaboration with student artists.