Events Spotlight 2014
Lou Jones Road Warrior: Pictorial Scenes From Around the World
Sept 5th-October 10
Artist's Reception September 12, 6:00PM
Resnikoff Gallery in the Media Arts Building
Photographer Lou Jones opens up the exhibition season with his installation of Road Warrior, curated by Mirta Tocci. The exhibit is comprised of scenes from his extensive photography road trips from around the world. Lou Jones regularly opens the season in Roxbury Community College's Joan Resnikoff Gallery.
Lou Jones' eclectic career has evolved from commercial to the personal. It has spanned every format, film type, artistic movement and technological change. He maintains a studio in Boston, Massachusetts and has photographed for Fortune 500 corporations including Federal Express, Nike and the Barr Foundation; completed assignments for magazines and publishers all over the world such as Time/Life, National Geographic and Paris Match; initiated long term projects on the civil wars in Central America, death row, Olympic Games and pregnancy; and published multiple books including Final Exposure: Portraits from Death Row, Travel & Photography:Off the Charts and the recently released second edition of Speedlights & Speedlites: Creative Flash Photography at Lightspeed. Jones' work is included in collections at the Smithsonian Institution, DeCordova Museum, Fogg Museum, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Wellesley College and the University of Texas. Lou was a formally on the faculty at Roxbury Community College. For more information, please call 617-541-5380. The exhibit is free and open to the public and is wheelchair accessible.
Demystifying Shakespeare: A Conversation with Joseph Marcell and Steve Maler
October 14, 6:30 PM
Roxbury Repertory Theater presents "The Glass Menagerie"
October 23-25, October 30-November 1
Mainstage at the Media Arts Building
Artistic Director Robbie McCauley takes on Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie this fall. This early work is one of Williams' signature plays .McCauley has wanted to take on the play for a while. Director, actor, teacher and writer, McCauley's credits include Roxbury Community College and Emerson College's Twelve Angry Jurors, The Crucible, A Streetcar Named Desire, and the African American Theatre Festival's Ascension by Cynthia Robinson. She is recognized as an innovator in theatre practice in teaching, and is widely anthologized including Moon Marked and Touched by Sun by Synde Mahone, Extreme Exposure by Jo Bonney, and Performance and Cultural Politics by Elin Diamond. Robbie is a recipient of OBIE Award, a Bessie for Performance Art and an AUDELCO Award for acting in Ed Bullins, The Taking of Miss Janie. She is a 2012 Ford Fellow USA recipient, and this past summer was a visiting scholar at the Getty Institute. She can be seen this January in her one woman performance of Sugar at the HartBeat in Hartford Conneticut this January 2015.