Piedmont Virginia Community College will kick off its 2022-23 fine arts and performance season with Mark Nizer’s high-tech show “4D” at 7:30 p.m. on September 2 on the Main Stage of the V. Earl Dickinson Building. The first half of the upcoming season was announced earlier this week.
Nizer, a former winner of the International Juggling Championship, fills “4D” with rotating laser beams, juggling, light orbs that make music, and lots of humor and audience interaction. Tickets are $12; students and seniors pay $10.
in the PVCC GalleryFree Movie Friday returns at 7:30 p.m. on September 16 with a screening of “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
The Latin Ballet of Virginia will perform their original work “Alma Latina” in a 7:30 p.m. performance on October 15 that will celebrate Hispanic culture with live music, dance, a richly detailed wardrobe, and multimedia experiences.
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Master percussionist Tom Teasley will return to Piedmont for a two-day residency that will include a concert with violinist Stephen Nachmanovitch at 7:30 p.m. on October 29. It will be followed by a spooky concert accompaniment for a screening of the classic silent film “Nosferatu” at 2:30 p.m. on October 30.
Let There Be Light, the PVCC’s annual outdoor light-themed art installation, will continue its “Two nights! Two Yards!” is forming this year. Visitors can view the works at the PVCC from 6 to 9 p.m. on December 9 and at various locations in downtown Charlottesville from 6 to 9 p.m. on December 10.
The PVCC Art Department will begin another busy year of exhibits in the PVCC Gallery with a catered reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on September 23 for the opening of the annual faculty exhibition and a retrospective of works from PVCC’s literary magazine The Fall Line. The exhibition is visible until November 9.
“The Mountain Traditions Project”, a collection of documentary photographs on loan from Frostburg State University in Maryland, will be presented in collaboration with photographer Michael O. Snyder. There will be an opening event for “The Mountain Traditions Project” and another exhibit curated by Snyder, “Our Changing Climate: A Visual Chronicle,” from 6-9 p.m. on October 17.
Many events on the program are free. Tickets can be purchased at the PVCC box office online at www.pvcc.edu/performing arts or by phone at (434) 961-5376