LOGAN -- Utah State University celebrates the arts with a five-day series of events presented by the Caine College of the Arts, which includes the art, music and theater arts departments, as well as the interior design program and Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art.
The "Celebration of the Arts" gets under way Tuesday and continues through Jan. 22.
* Buskers from the Caine College of the Arts perform 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Tuesday in the university's business building and library. They also perform 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Thursday, in Old Main and the Taggart Student Center Ballroom.
* Old Lyric Repertory Company's Apprentice Show Revival, "Into the Daylight," starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Black Box Theatre of the Chase Fine Arts Center, 610 N. 1110 East. Admission is $5. The show is repeated at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
* "Raising Caine," a free concert featuring students, staff and faculty, begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the Performance Hall of the Fine Arts Center. The concert includes Craig Jessop, dean of the Caine College of the Arts, and Gary Amano, head of the department's piano program.
At 9 p.m., the college unveils and illuminates a 7,200-pound ice sculpture outside the Performance Hall. Hot chocolate will be served.
* On Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Taggart Student Center Ballroom, art-lovers can buy one-of-a-kind pieces from student artists.
* A surprise guest joins a musical halftime show during the Aggie basketball game, at 7:05 p.m. Thursday in the Spectrum, 850 E. 900 North, Logan. $15-$17.
* The Grand Gala starts at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, in the Kent Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Center. The glamorous evening of entertainment honors Marie Eccles Caine, Manon Caine Russell and Kathryn Caine Wanlass, who have funded many of the school's arts programs and buildings. Top arts students will also be recognized. Admission is $10.
The ice sculpture will again be illuminated following the gala.
* Old Lyric Repertory Company presents a revival of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," at 2 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center St., Logan. Admission is $15. For $5 more, audience members can enjoy a prix fixe meal, honoring emeriti, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bluebird Restaurant, 19 N. Main St.
* Poetry and a Beverage wraps up the week's events, from 9 p.m. to midnight Jan. 22, in the Taggart Student Center Ballroom.
Free daily events include chewing gum and adding it to a "paint-by-gum" wall mural in the lobby of the Chase Fine Arts Center.
The center also hosts "Mentor/Mentee," from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., an exhibit of prints, paintings, installations, props, models and lighting designs created by students and their faculty mentors.
"An Evening of One Acts," starts at 8 p.m. daily, with plays performed in the Black Box Theatre.
For more information, visit arts.usu.edu.