ONews: A Publication of Opening Nights at Florida State University
ONews is published monthly by Opening Nights at Florida State University. It provides news, updates and information about Opening Nights, Florida State University and the performing arts. Subscribe to the newsletter.

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February 2020

February 19, 2020

December 2019

December 18, 2019


September 2019

Director’s Column ON Director Michael Blachly It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the start of the 2019-20 Opening Nights Season, which is dedicated to President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte in memory and recognition of his leadership in establishing what was originally known as “Tallahassee: Seven Days of Opening Nights.” I would like to introduce two […]

May 2019

From the Director ON Director Michael Blachly In memory and appreciation of FSU President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte’s contributions and support of Opening Nights, the 2019-20 Season will be dedicated to him. FSU President D’Alemberte, who passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, left an indelible mark on Florida State and the Tallahassee community at […]

April 2019

From the Director ON Director Michael Blachly Please accept my warm thanks for a most successful 2018-19 Opening Nights Season. Your participation in our program through attendance and input on possible future artists enhances what we’re able to offer the community. We greatly appreciate your willingness to take some chances with us on bringing new […]

March 2019

From the Director ON Director Michael Blachly It’s a pleasure being able to share additional educational outreach activities under the auspices of Opening Nights at Florida State University. During the 2018-19 Season we plan to host 35 events that include artists in schools from kindergarten through 12th grade in Leon, Wakulla, Gadsden, Jefferson and Bay […]

February 2019

From the Director ON Director Michael Blachly With continued thanks to those who completed the member survey that was distributed in December, we are still gleaning good information from your input. “Headline Artists and Attractions” were listed as highly desirable program options for Opening Nights to present. We’re striving to have a good number of […]

January 2019

From the Director ON Director Michael Blachly My thanks are extended to all of you who responded to the recent membership surveys. The input that you provided is helping us evaluate future membership benefits as well as directions in programming. You let us know what you’d like to see on stage in coming seasons. The […]

December 2018

Director’s Column ON Director Michael Blachly My hopes are that you get to enjoy time with family and friends this holiday season. The ON team is enjoying some time off to get ready for the new year when we will be presenting 26 more performances for the 2018-19 Season. “Good things are yet to come!” […]