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In its 59th year at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, the Artists Series presents excellence in the performing arts. The series presents quality regional, national and international artists, encompassing ballet, modern dance, theater, world music, jazz, pop, orchestral and chamber music. 

2023/2024 Season

Bang on a Can All-Stars

Celestial Antiquity - Mick LaBriola & Artaria 

Celestial Antiquity will present an exhilarating journey into a glimpse of the known celestial objects in our universe and beyond. The images will be accompanied by Artaria String Quartet propelling the images to life. 

Percussionist and Educator mick laBriola will present a few hundred space images of various noteworthy significance; including an intriguing array of Nebula, Galaxies, Astrophotographers compositions as well as the JWST. The program will encompass the Galactic Categories of NGC, ABELL, Messier, ARP, LMC, SMC, LDN and recognize science and technology organizations such as NASA, Hubble, ESA, ISS, ESO, IRAS and Chandra.  

The event will feature Artaria String Quartet. A warm, rich sound is the hallmark of the Artaria String Quartet. The Boston Globe has described Artaria as "exquisitely balanced and sonorous" and that "their musical understanding is first-rate".

Mick will join the quartet on a few pieces collaborating with percussion instruments of various cultural origins. Compositions will include pieces by Debussy, Ravel, Danish String Quartet, Phillip Glass, Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, Zhou Tian and Florence Price.

Location: Schofield Auditorium   ~   Date: March 28th   ~  Time: 7:30p.m.

$9.50 | General Public

FREE for UWEC Students 

Visit the Service Center in Davies Center’s east lobby.
Call 715-836-INFO [4636] or 800-949-UWEC [8932].

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