Music, Theatre, Film and Art: JJC Fine Arts Department Announces its Fall Schedule

The community is invited to attend the many music, theatre, film and art events hosted by the Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department this semester. Every year, JJC’s Fine Arts Department hosts events for the community so that they can enjoy performances and exhibitions by students, visiting artists, JJC faculty and local talent.

The majority of these events will take place on JJC’s Main Campus, located at 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet. During all musical and theater performances at the college, audience members are encouraged to stop by the Laura A. Sprague Gallery to view current displays during intermission.

JJC’s fall fine arts schedule is as follows:

Music

Sept. 30, 11 a.m.: Student Recital
Oct. 25, 4 p.m.: Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra
Oct. 28, 11 a.m.: Student Recital
Nov. 18, 11 a.m.: Student Recital
Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.: Jazz Band Winter Concert
Dec. 8, 3 p.m.: Community Band Winter Concert
Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.: Chamber Singers present MadriGala
Dec. 13, 3 p.m.: Community Chorale Winter Concert
Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.: Guitar and Percussion Ensembles Winter Concert

Musica Viva Series

Sept. 13, 3 p.m.: JJC Faculty Recital featuring Adam Roth on classical guitar
Oct. 18, 3 p.m.: JJC Faculty Jazz Quintet
Nov. 8, 3 p.m.: Cor Cantiamo, held at the historic St. Joseph Catholic Church, 416 North Chicago St. in Joliet

Theatre
Oct. 1-4: Stop, Kiss by Diana Son
Nov. 12-15, Nov. 19-22: It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, adapted by Joe Landry

Art

Sept. 14-Oct. 17: Choices: A Selection of Artwork Spanning the Career of Steve Sherrell
Nov. 9-Nov. 25, Dec. 1 – Dec. 11: Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition

Film Festival
Funded by the JJC Foundation

Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m.: Life Itself (2014)
Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m.: The Field (2015)

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