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Carson at 100: Showcase Event feat. Karen Allen

February 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Columbus State University and a myriad of partners are celebrating the 100th birthday of noted author Carson McCullers. During the showcase event on Sunday, February 19, actress Karen Allen, from films “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Sandlot,” “Scrooged” and “Animal House,” will unveil her directorial debut, a short film based on the McCullers story “A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.” Admission is free. Also included in this all-star event:

— “Carson’s Favorite Music,” curated by Paul Hostetter, the Ethel Foley Distinguished Chair in Orchestral Activities, and performed by the CSU Philharmonic Orchestra
— Dramatic excerpts and monologues

Other Carson at 100 events include:

— Art Installation: The Back Alley Project, January 15 – February 19, 2017 at the Smith-McCullers House, 1519 Stark Avenue, Columbus, Georgia
— Columbus Museum Exhibition: January 28 – April 9, 2017
— CSU Schwob Memorial Library Archives Exhibition: October 2016 – February 2017
— Ilges Gallery (CSU Corn Center for the Visual Arts) Exhibition: January 17 – February 25, 2017

For more information, visit www.mccullerscenter.org.


February 19, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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RiverCenter for the Performing Arts
900 Broadway
Columbus, GA 31901 United States
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