Center for Arts & Ideas

Lowell Creates!

The UMass Lowell Center for Arts & Ideas, in collaboration with community partners, launched the first annual Lowell Creates! multi-arts festival in April 2011.

Following is a list of events that took place.

Most events were free, but certain events required tickets. Please check with the venue.

Lowell Creates! Event Listing for 2011

March 31

BeatleJuice, Middlesex Community College, Lowell Memorial Auditorium(for tickets)

March 31
April 1,2,3
April 8,9,10

"Rent", Off-Broadway Players, Comley-Lane Theatre
870 Broadway St., UMass Lowell South Campus
7:30 p.m. $5 students and seniors, $10 adults.

April 3

Poetry Readings by Tom Sexton,
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center
246 Market St., 2 p.m.

April 4

Poetry Readings by Tom Sexton, Coburn Hall, 205, 3 p.m.

April 4

Leymah Roberta Gbowee, Peace Activist, UMass Lowell Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies, "Days without Violence" O'Leary Library Room 222, UMass Lowell South Campus, 12:30 p.m.

April 4-28

"Across Sections: A Cross Section", Art Department Faculty, University & Dugan Galleries UMass Lowell South Campus - Reception & Artist Talk: April 6, 3-5 p.m.

April 7

Author Mary Catherine Bateson, 13th Annual Gathering at the Well Forum, Alumni Hall, UMass Lowell North Campus, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

April 7

"An Evening of Opera Scenes and Art Songs", Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 7

Music Department's Thursday Recital Hour, Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus,1 p.m.

April 12

Leymah Roberta Gbowee, Peace Activist, UMass Lowell Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies, "Days without Violence" O'Leary Library Room 222, UMass Lowell South Campus, 12:30 p.m.

April 13

Poetry Reading by Marilyn Chin, O'Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222, UMass Lowell South Campus, 3 p.m.

April 14

Czech Traditional Dance & Music, Durgin Concert Hall UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 20

University Orchestra, "Popular & Rarely Played Classics", Durgin Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 21

Thursday Recital Hour, Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 1 p.m.

April 21

Jazz Rock Big Band, Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 21 -
May 15

"A Picasso", Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 50 E. Merrimack St., Lowell, For more information, visit Merrimack Repertory Theatre

April 25

Mixed Chamber Concert, Fisher Recital Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 26

Bailando!, Choral Concert, Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 26

Poetry Reading byKay Ryan, U.S. Poet Laureate, O'Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7 p.m

April 26

Artbotics Exhibit, 119 Gallery, 119 Chelmsford St., Lowell, 6 p.m. For more information, visit 119 Gallery

April 27

Concert Band in Concert, Durgin Concert Hall, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7:30 p.m.

April 28-30

Fourth Annual Lowell Film Festival, Downtown Lowell

April 28

Poetry Reading by Michael Casey '68 and Nicholas Samaras, O'Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222, UMass Lowell South Campus, 7 p.m

April 28

Author Linda Greenlaw, Pollard Memorial Library,
401 Merrimack St., Lowell, 6 p.m

April 30

Dancing in Concert: East Meets West, Eliot Church 273 Summer Street Lowell, 7 p.m. Free and open to the general public.