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Mary B. Martin School of the Arts @ ETSU

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January 2020

Diba Alvi, soprano

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 S Roan Street
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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$5 – $20

Soprano Diba Alvi has received critical acclaim for both her operatic roles and concert performances, for her command of the stage and “stellar vocalism,” says The Pittsburgh Tribune. With degrees in opera theater and voice performance from Oberlin Conservatory and University of Michigan and a doctorate in voice performance from University of Maryland, Alvi’s résumé includes operatic roles of Nella in Gianni Schicci, Adele in Die Fledermaus and multiple roles in the Wagner Ring Saga. “The agile coloratura” has also…

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February 2020

Evening of Health, Wellness & the Arts w/ Mandy Harvey

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ETSU Millennium Center, 2001 Millennium Pl
Johnson City, TN 37604 United States
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Mandy Harvey is an award-winning singer, songwriter and inspirational speaker who lost her residual hearing at the age of 19. The 2017 America's Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner now tours the world performing her original music and presenting her inspirational story of never giving up and continuing to try. She calls these messages Wisdom For Life. “Mandy’s extraordinary message of perseverance captures audiences completely and her music touches the soul,” says Voya Financial CEO Rod Martin. AGT Judge Simon Cowell…

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The Infiltrators, narrative film

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ball Hall ETSU, Ernest C.Ball Hall 232 Sherrod Dr.
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States
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Marco Saavedra and his partner Viridiana are planning a sort of prison break from the Broward Transitional Center in Florida, an immigration holding facility. As members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, they believe the best way to stop deportations is to do it from the inside. Playing out like a thriller heist film, the story unfolds through interwoven footage of real events and scripted re-enactments. The film’s producer, Darren Dean, will present a Q&A with the audience following the…

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March 2020

Light from Light, narrative film

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Martha Street Culp Auditorium @ ETSU, 412 JL Seehorn Road
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States
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Single mom Shelia moonlights as a paranormal investigator while working at a car-rental agency and rearing her teen son. After her appearance on a local radio program, she is contacted by Richard, a recent widower who thinks his departed wife may be haunting his East Tennessee farmhouse. Actors Marin Ireland and Jim Gaffigan lead this cast that probes the forces haunting its principal characters “leading to a blissfully satisfying, profoundly spiritual conclusion,” says The Film Stage. A Q&A with director…

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Goitse

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ETSU Martha Culp Auditorium, 412 JL Seehorn Road
Johnson City, TN 37614-6597 United States
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$5 – $20

The award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Named Live Ireland’s “Traditional Group of the Year” and Chicago Irish American News’ “Group of the Year” as well as winning the prestigious “Freiburger International Leiter 2016” award in Germany, Goitse has become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles. Together, the quintet Goitse makes “music that’s brimming with energy and creative zeal,” says Irish Music Magazine.

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Independence: The True Story of Dr. Mary Walker

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bud Frank Theatre, 411 Stout Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States
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$5 – $20

Mary Edwards Walker was the first female surgeon and the second female doctor in the U.S., as well as the only woman to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. She was assigned to the 52nd Ohio Infantry in 1864 based in Chattanooga, Tenn., and near the Union front lines after the Battle of Chickamauga. She was taken prisoner, yet later traded, and finished her war service as a surgeon. Her story of skill, perseverance and heroism is recounted in…

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April 2020

Anne Wilson, visual artist

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ball Hall ETSU, Ernest C.Ball Hall 232 Sherrod Dr.
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States
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In a diverse practice that includes sculpture, drawing, photography, performance, stop-motion animations and digital projects, Anne Wilson explores personal and public ritual, social systems, and issues of gender and labor. She is best known for her work with fiber art, employing table linens, bed sheets, lace, wire, glass and human hair used as thread. The professor of art in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Wilson will give an artist…

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Leonardo Colafelice, piano

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 S Roan Street
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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$5 – $20

At age 21, Leonardo Colafelice was the youngest conservatory teacher in Italy, teaching piano performance. Now 23, Colafelice has already arrayed a collection of gold and first-prize honors as a performer, from American and international Young Artists piano competitions, including a gold medal at the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition in Rochester, N.Y. On programs in the U.S., Italy, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Israel, Morocco, Turkey, Norway, Chile and Georgia, Colafelice presents concerts “nothing short…

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Little Miss Westie, documentary film

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Martha Street Culp Auditorium @ ETSU, 412 JL Seehorn Road
Johnson City, TN 37614 United States
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Free

The documentary follows a year in the lives of siblings Luca and Ren as they navigate the struggles of school, puberty and gender transitioning. The Lil’ Miss Westie Pageant is coming up and 11-year-old Ren is busy preparing for the competition, as the first out transgender girl to compete in the pageant. Her older brother, Luca, competed in this local rite of passage before he came out as a transgender boy. Joy E. Reed, the film’s co-director and editor, will…

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