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Stargazer Events, Spring 2019

Stargazers Events, Spring 2019

Look Back in Time Guided Tours by the artists @ The Doyle

Thursday, February 7, 2:20-3:00 p.m. and 3:00-3:45 p.m. (reception follows 5:00-8:00 pm.)

Friday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.-Noon

Saturday, February 9, 1 p.m.
(part of group artist talks)

Free admission

Artists Russell Crotty & Laura Gruenther will provided a walk-through of their large-scale installation that explores the cosmos from the Big Bang to the present time.

Installation view of Look Back in Time @ The Doyle
Saturday Stargazers Artist Talks @ The Doyle

Saturday, February 9, 1 p.m. Free admission

Artists Russell Crotty & Laura Gruenther, George Legrady, Victor Raphael & Clayton Spada, Carol Saindon, and United Catalysts provide walk-throughs of their work in Stargazers, in dialogue with Doyle director and exhibition curator, Tyler Stallings, and OCC Planetariumdirector, Scott Mitchell.

Artist Carol Saindon with her installation in Stargazers.

Tuesday Noon Time Student Docent Tours of Stargazers @ The Doyle in English and Spanish

Beginning Tuesday, February 19 through Tuesday, March 19, Noon-12:30 (English) and 12:30-1:00 p.m. (Spanish). Free admission.

Artist Amy Elkins discusses her work with OCC students during her solo exhibition @ The Doyle in Fall 2018.

Wednesday Noon Time Artist Talks @ The Doyle

February 20Clayton Spada

February 27, Carol Saindon

March 6, United Catalysts
Free admission

Artists in Stargazers discuss their work in dialogue with Doyle director and exhibition curator, Tyler Stallings, on Wednesdays, Noon-12:45 p.m. Bring a bagged lunch!

Installation view @ The Doyle of the Skywheel project by United Catalysts (Kim Garrison & Steve Radosevich).
Cosmic Dance: OCC Dance Department Improvisations
@ The Doyle

Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Free admission

Join Orange Coast College Dance Departmentstudents for a 30-minute improvisational dance inside The Doyle’s main galleryinspired byStargazers and OCC’s new planetarium. Directed by OCC dance faculty member, Shana Menaker with accompanying, live music by Jorgos Adamis.

OCC Dance Department students'  improvisations around Eric Johnson sculptures during his solo exhibition @ The Doyle in Spring 2018.
OCC Chamber Singers Explore the Universe with Music 
@ The Doyle

Wednesday, March 13, Noon. Free admission.
Join the Orange Coast College Chamber Singersfor a noon-time concert @ The Doyle, inspired byStargazers and OCC’s new planetarium, presenting music by composers exploring the smallness of human existence within the universe’s seeming boundlessness, such as Robert Schumann, Meredith Monk, Eric Whitacre, Eriks Esenvalds, and more. The OCC Chamber Singers, a select 40-voice ensemble directed by Eliza Rubenstein, is the campus’ most accomplished chorus.

OCC Chamber Singers rehearse @ The Doyle.

Night Sky Poetry by OCC Students, Faculty, & Staff @ The Doyle

Wednesday, March 20, Noon-12:45 p.m. Free admission.
Inspired by Stargazers and OCC’s new planetarium, join us for a noon time reading of original poetry by OCC students, faculty, staff who contemplate the beauty, harmony, and chaos of the cosmos. Organized by OCC art department faculty Kim Garrison and Steve Radosevich, who have a major installation in Stargazers under the artist collective name, United Catalysts