8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. 702-7300. $15 general, $8 students.
Director RandiVon Ellefson will conduct the Rockefeller Chapel Choir, University Motet Choir and Rockefeller Bach Soloists in Handels Messiah. Sarah Lawrence, soprano; Tracy Watson, mezzo-soprano; Calland Metts, tenor; Paul Grizzel, baritone; and the Pacifica Quartet will join the ensemble for this years production of this holiday favorite.
Smart Museum of Art
Recent Chinese Photography from the Smart Museums Collection
Saturday, Dec. 22 through Sunday, March 24, 2002
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. 702-0200. Free.
In recent years, experimental art from mainland China has become recognized as an especially vibrant part of contemporary culture, and the Smart Museum has supported this new work through acquisitions as well as exhibitions. Large-scale photographs and photo-based installations by prominent artists such as Rong Rong and Qui Zhijie will be featured in this exhibition, the second in a series highlighting recent photography acquisitions.
The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco
Through Sunday, Dec. 9
Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave.
$9 student rush tickets may be available one hour prior to the performance.
Court Theatres production of Eugene Ionescos tragic farce The Chairs is a comic portrait of human folly and a daring experiment in theatrical possibilities. Jeff Still and Hollis Resnik star in Ionescos tale of two old recluses adrift in a world of their own commingled memory and imagination. Martin Platt directs Martin Crimps 1998 translation. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays.