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UVU Arts Alert: Events From UVU’s School Of The Arts For Sept. 24-Oct. 5

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September 18, 2013

For Immediate Release

University Marketing & Communications: Whitney Wilkinson

Written by: Heather Wrigley

MUSEUM TOUR: 2013 Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient Mark Hedengren will offer his professional perspective on a tour of the current exhibition at the Woodbury Art Museum, followed by a small arts workshop, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.

THE STORY STONE: UVU’s Noorda Regional Theatre will host 12 showings of a tale of two teens from warring tribes, who heed the call of the story stone and find that they must work together to access its magic. Runs Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 1-5. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. with a public matinee on Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students. Visit uvu.edu/arts.

LEGEND OF TIMPANOGOS: Utah Valley University’s Utah Regional Ballet will perform its signature piece for the 20th year running. “Over the years, ‘Legend’ has burned a special place in my heart and the hearts of the any dancers who have performed it,” said Jacqueline Colledge, artistic director for the Utah Regional Ballet “There is a spirit surrounding this ballet that makes it appealing to audiences around the world. The dramatic love triangle seems to leave a lasting effect.” The romantic ballet depicts the legend of the Nez Perce Indian tribe who once occupied the Utah Valley and the tales told by Chief Walker of the two lovers, Timpanac and Ucanogos, for whom the mountain is named. Performances will be held at the Covey Center for the Arts, which is owned and operated by Provo City, at 7: 30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28. Tickets range from $16-20. Go to uvu.edu/arts or coveycenter.org or call 801-852-7007 for more information.

Julius Chavez portrays the chief of the Nez Perce Indians and father of Ucanogos in the Utah Regional Ballet's upcoming production of "Legend of Timpanogos." Photo by Kurt Gray.

Julius Chavez portrays the chief of the Nez Perce Indians and father of Ucanogos in the Utah Regional Ballet’s upcoming production of “Legend of Timpanogos.” Photo by Kurt Gray.

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