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University of Maryland Eastern Shore

arts & entertainment calendar spring 2020 *Unless noted, all events listed are free.

FEBRUARY 6

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4-6 p.m., Mosely Gallery “COMMUNITY” will feature portrait paintings by highly recognized contemporary artist Alfred Conteh, along with celebrated works from Morgan State University’s James E. Lewis Museum of Art. Show on display through March 12. Mosely Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 410-651-7770 or visit www.moselygallery.com

Life After Injustice: A Conversation with Korey Wise Photo: speaker’s liaison

Black History Month Art Exhibit Opening Reception

6 p.m. (Doors open at 5:15 p.m.), Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts Korey Wise, the eldest of the Exonerated Five, will visit UMES to share his story of wrongful conviction, incarceration, and life after injustice. His story is chronicled in the 2019 Ava DuVernay-directed series “When They See Us” (Netflix) and the 2012 Ken and Sarah Burns documentary ”The Central Park Five” (PBS). Ticket required for admission. Free and open to the public. Reserve tickets at umestickets.com Questions? Call 410-651-7580

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SGA sponsored Homecoming Concert*

7 p.m., William P. Hytche Athletic Center Artist: TBA For tickets and more information, call 410-651-6434

Homecoming Step Show*

8 p.m., William P. Hytche Athletic Center Celebrate the history and tradition of our Greek-lettered and Fellowship organizations as they showcase their talent, creativity and technical skill in the art of stepping. Tickets for UMES students: $10; General Admission: $20 410-651-6434 or visit umestickets.com

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Homecoming Tailgate*

10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tawes Gymnasium Parking lot Application and fee required per space. For more information, call 410-651-6434

Homecoming Basketball Games*

2 p.m. Women’s game / 4 p.m. Men’s game/ Doors open at Noon UMES Hawks vs. Delaware State University $25 per person (includes both games)/Free for full-time UMES students w/ ID 410-621-3311 or umestickets.com

MARCH APRIL 30

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UMES’ Juried Student Art Show Opening Reception

4-6 p.m., Mosely Gallery The competitive showcase will feature the best undergraduate artworks. The opening reception will include a gallery talk with juror Ed Brown, Chairperson of Salisbury University’s Art Department. Show on display through April 23. Mosely Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 410-651-7770 or visit www.moselygallery.com

MAY 1

Springfest

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Art Exhibit Opening Reception 4-6 p.m., Mosely Gallery The “Senior Show” will celebrate the artistic accomplishments of spring graduates in the Department of Fine Arts. Show on display through May 14. Mosely Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 410-651-7770 or visit www.moselygallery.com

7:30 p.m., Richard A. Henson Center Ballroom UMES’ Dinner Theater is back with a classic: August Wilson’s Fences. Join us for an evening of entertainment and dinner prepared by Hospitality and Tourism Management students. Advanced tickets required. Tickets on sale beginning Tuesday, March 10. The last day to purchase tickets is Monday, April 20, 4:30 p.m. Tickets $45 (April 24) & $50 (April 25) For tickets, visit umestickets.com For more information, call 410-651-8371

UMES Open House and Carnival. Prices for food determined by visiting vendors. 410-651-6411 (Admissions) 410-651-6434 (Carnival)


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