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Exhibition on Screen – Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN presents Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait. One of the most celebrated British painters of our time, Lucian Freud is also one of very few 20th-century artists who portrayed themselves in self-portraiture with such consistency.

Spanning nearly seven decades his self-portraits give a fascinating insight into both his psyche and his development as a painter, from his earliest portrait painted in 1939 to the final one executed 64 years later. This intense and unflinching gaze has produced a body of powerful, figurative works that places him in the forefront of great British painting. Featuring fascinating interviews with past sitters, friends and leading art experts such as Tim Marlow (Artistic Director, Royal Academy of Arts, London) and Martin Gayford (Art Critic and Writer), this intensely compelling documentary reveals the life’s work of a master which, when seen together, represents an engrossing study into the dynamic of ageing and the process of self-representation.

$12 – $15

Laura Camara & The Jake Reed Trio – “Shades of Ellington” Album Release Concert

Join Laura Camara & The Jake Reed Trio for a special concert commemorating the release of their new album, "Shades of Ellington"

Laura Camara and the Jake Reed Trio have been lighting up stages all over Ohio since 2018. Comprised of some of Columbus’ top jazz musicians such as Bradley Mellen on Bass, Tony Bonardi on Piano, Jake Reed on drums, and Laura Camara on vocals, the groups unique musical interpretations, extraordinary improvisational skills, and incredible synergy, electrify the music and transport the listener to the most unexpected places. The Jake Reed Trio has been performing at venues all over Columbus for over 10 years. In 2018 they decided to team up with award winning local jazz vocalist Laura Camara. Since then they have performed a series of programmed concerts of original jazz arrangements such as “Shades of Ellington”, “The Music of Laurel Canyon” and “Sarah Vaughan, The Divine One”. The group has performed at The Refectory Restaurant, First Unitarian Universalist Concert
Series, and The Columbus Museum of Art. Their most notable show “Shades of Ellington” has recently gained traction all over the state of Ohio. The group was invited in April of 2022 to perform this show at Blu Jazz in Akron, listed in Downbeat Magazine as one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world. Laura Camara & The Jake Reed Trio are in the midst of recording their first album featuring the music of their most popular show “Shades of Ellington” which they plan to release in April of  2024.  

$10 – $20

MAC Family Fun Series – You Gotta Meet Mr. Pierce

Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH, United States

Family Fun Series

It's time for some family fun at the MAC! You'll be delighted with our new family series programming, which is geared toward preschool - young elementary-aged kids and their families.

Featuring authors Chiquita Mullins Lee & Carmella Van Vleet. Additional details coming soon.

Worthington Chamber Orchestra – An Evening with Schubert: Octet in F major, D. 803

Franz Schubert greatly admired Beethoven and modeled his Octet in F major on Beethoven’s famous Septet, using a similar six-movement structure and instrumentation. However, Schubert added an additional violin to the string complement. Schubert balances entertainment and ambition in his writing through jaunty dances, hummable tunes, and heart-rending moments. Like Beethoven’s Septet, these elements are married with virtuosic moments led by the first violinist and clarinetist. The Octet in F major is the largest of Schubert’s chamber works in instrumentation and duration.

The Worthington Chorus presents: Earthrise

Earth day comes around every year just as the Earth orbits the sun every year. Keeping our planet healthy and safe is a challenge for those in our lifetime. Join The Worthington Chorus as we reflect on our planet and discover how we can create change in ourselves to then change the world.

The Worthington Chorus presents: Earthrise

Earth day comes around every year just as the Earth orbits the sun every year. Keeping our planet healthy and safe is a challenge for those in our lifetime. Join The Worthington Chorus as we reflect on our planet and discover how we can create change in ourselves to then change the world.

HuaYun Dance Group – China Revue on Stage! (Cultural Connections)

HuaYun Dance Group - Culturally rich revues featuring a mix of performing arts date back over 2000 years in China.
This program will give audiences a taste of some of these arts, including dances, instrumental
music, martial-arts, “face-changing” masks, and more. The performances will highlight the
unique expressive styles and rhythms of Chinese classical dance and diverse dances of China’s
ethnic minority peoples.

$10 – $20

Isaya Olepuro – Growing Up Maasai (Cultural Connections)

Isaya Oleporuo, a Maasai Warrior from a remote village in northern Tanzania, loves to share his culture with others.  In his interactive “Growing up Maasai” program you will learn about this peaceful, kind and sharing people who live in extended-family homes (bomas).  Maasai life has remained largely unchanged for the past several centuries.  The arts and its symbolism is very rich in Maasai culture.  Isaya will show and demonstrate their traditions, dress, beautiful jewelry (available for purchase to help the Maasai women), dance and song.  He will tell about the roles of elders, young men and women in their culture.  Boys learn from fathers about becoming warriors who are guardians of their cows and servant-leaders for their people.  In the past, girls have become wives and mothers at a very young age.  You will also learn about Isaya’s work to rescue young girls from forced childhood marriage and finding sponsors to help them further their education.

$5 – $10
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