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June 10, 2003
: Office of Public Occasions, 740-593-1762

Under the Elms: Summer Arts on the Green calendar

ATHENS, Ohio -- All Under the Elms events will be take place on Ohio University's College Green. Each performance is free and open to the public. In the event of rain, performances will shift to the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Movies Under the Elms
Tuesday evenings at 9:30 p.m.

  • June 24: "The Birds"

  • July 1: "Bingo Long's Traveling All Stars and Motor Kings"

  • July 8: "The Lady Eve"

  • July 15: "Adam's Rib"

  • July 22: "The Magnificent Seven"

Concessions will be available for purchase from Ohio University Dining Services.

Concerts Under the Elms
Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.

  • June 18
    Conductor John Climer, director of bands
    Ohio University

  • June 25
    Guest Conductor Ronald Socciarelli, director of bands emeritus
    Ohio University

  • July 2
    Guest Conductor Charles Menghini, undergraduate division dean and director of bands
    VanderCook College of Music

  • July 9
    Conductor John Climer, director of bands
    Ohio University

  • July 16
    Guest Conductor Matthew Cool, director of bands
    Williamsville South (NY) High School

Picnic dinners will be available for purchase by the Athens Independent Restaurant Association

Arts Under the Elms
Thursday evenings

June 26
  • Character: Elmo from "Sesame Street," 5 p.m.
  • David Kaplan, Noon and 6 p.m.
  • Christine Lavin, 7 p.m.
  • Urban Jazz Coalition, 8 p.m.
July 3
  • Character: Arthur, 5 p.m.
  • Dave McKelvey's Harmonica Trio, Noon and 6 p.m.
  • Forgotten But Not Gone, 7 p.m.
  • Rarely Herd, 8 p.m.
July 10
  • Character: Clifford the Big Red Dog, 5 p.m.
  • The Russian Wonder Dogs, Noon and 6 p.m.
  • Lenox Avenue Express, 7 p.m.
  • Kathy Wade Quartet, 8 p.m.
July 17
  • Mark Nizer, Noon and 6 p.m.
  • Vocal Impact, 7 p.m.
  • Knot Fibb'n, 8 p.m.
July 24
  • Character: Sister Bear from "The Berenstain Bears," 5 p.m.
  • Prairie Orchid, Noon and 6 p.m.
  • Realbilly Jive, 7 p.m.
  • The Local Girls, 8 p.m.
  • Los Viejos Blanquitos, 9 p.m.

Picnic dinners will be available for purchase from Ohio University Dining Services

Under the Elms Sponsors

  • Athens Independent Restaurant Association
  • Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Athens Center for Film and Video
  • Ohio University Office of Public Occasions
  • Ohio University College of Fine Arts
  • Ohio University Dining Services
  • Ohio University Summer Sessions
  • Ohio University School of Music
  • Ohio University Vice President of Student Affairs
  • WOUB Public Television and Radio

Major support for Under the Elms

  • Pepsi-Cola
  • Ohio University Credit Union
  • City of Athens
  • Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Other Summer Cultural Events

Ohio Valley Summer Theater

  • "Driving Miss Daisy"
    Shows at 8 p.m. -- June 19-21, 26-28 and July 3-5
    Matinees at 2 p.m. -- June 22, 29 and July 6

  • "Annie"
    Shows at 8 p.m. -- July 16-19, 23-26, 30-31 and Aug. 1-2
    Matinees at 2:00 p.m. -- July 20, 27 and August 3

For more information, visit www.ovst.org or call (740) 593-4800.

Kennedy Museum of Art

  • "From the Background to the Foreground: The Photo Backdrop and Cultural Expression"
    Through August 3

  • "Midsummer Evening with the Arts," second-annual ice cream social with the Dairy Barn
    Friday, July 25, 5-8 p.m.

For more information, call (740) 593-1304.

Ohio University School of Music

  • "Opera Italiana"
    July 11-12, 8 p.m.
    The Ridges Auditorium

For more information, call (740) 593-4244.

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