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The Canvas

News and Information from The College Park Scholars Arts Program

October 25-30, 2011

Bill T. Jones, co-director of Fela, to Give Lecture Tonight

The lecture will begin at 5:30pm in the Kay Theatre. Sophomores can receive extra credit for attending the lecture. Please arrive on time to ensure your attendance is recorded. Jones’ company, the Bill T.Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, is now in its 29th year and has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 30 countries on every major continent. He has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur “Genius” Award to 2010 Kennedy Center Honors to four Tony Awards, three for the 2010 critically acclaimed Broadway musical FELA!, which he co-conceived, co-wrote, directed, and choreographed, and one for 2007's Spring Awakening. If you have any questions, contact Emily or visit

Open Mike at Cool Beans

The Cool Beans Cafe, which just opened in the Denton Community, will be holding an open mike night tonight from 6:00-10:30pm. Sign-ups begin at 5:30pm. The cafe also offers Maryland Dairy Ice Cream, Sandwich Factory selections, and espresso beverages.

Events this week Monday!

5:30-7pm!Bill T. Jones Lecture


6-7:15pm!CPSP 118A

Tuesday !

6-7:15pm!CPSP 218A

First-Year Assignment this Week Students in CPSP 118A should come to class tonight with three songs on an ipod or other device according to instructions given by TA’s at the last class session. The prompt for the homework can be found under the “readings” menu on Blackboard, titled “Universal Language Discussion 10/24.”

Museum Trip Assignment

For those of you who attended the American Art Museum trip, the discussion thread is now posted on Blackboard in the Discussion Board section. Please complete your initial questions by Friday, October 28, and your responses by Monday, November 1st.

Submissions: To submit information on Arts Scholars events to the weekly newsletter, please submit all information to no later than Sunday at 5 pm (for the following Monday’s publication). Archive of articles, as well as more event listing and commentary can be found on the Arts Scholars Blog at

The Canvas: October 24, 2011  

News and information for the College Park Scholars Arts Program