Fall Faculty Dance Concert: To Not Forget Crimea - Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars
Hkeelee (Talk to Me)
Riffat Sultana and Party
In the Heights
Veronica Doubleday Concert with John Baily: Women’s Traditional Songs from Afghanistan
Calefax Reed Quintet
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: 17 Border Crossings
Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra
Omnia Hegazy
The Nile Project

Fall Faculty Dance Concert: To Not Forget Crimea - Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Memorial Chapel

The premiere performance of To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars by Associate Professor of Dance Katja Kolcio in response to recent political changes in Crimea.

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Hkeelee (Talk to Me)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall

A solo performance by Lebanese American writer, actress, and teaching artist Leila Buck ’99 that explores family, memory, and politics.

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Riffat Sultana and Party

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

The New England debut of Sufi singer Riffat Sultana and Party. Her divinely soulful voice evokes her musical ancestry, blending Indian and Pakistani influences with guitar, tabla, dhol, bansuri, and harmonium.

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In the Heights

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater

2008 Tony Award–winner In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.

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Veronica Doubleday Concert with John Baily: Women’s Traditional Songs from Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall

London vocalist Veronica Doubleday accompanies her singing of Persian-language texts on daireh frame drum, and John Baily joins her on the two-stringed dutar lute.

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Calefax Reed Quintet

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Amsterdam’s Calefax Reed Quintet breathes new life into classical chamber music arranged for oboe, clarinet, sax, bass clarinet, and bassoon.

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Compagnie Marie Chouinard

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater

Montreal’s Compagnie Marie Chouinard returns to Wesleyan with two new dance works, described as “a hurricane of unbridled imaginativeness” (The New York Times)

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Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: 17 Border Crossings

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater

The Connecticut premiere of 17 Border Crossings, a solo work written and directed by Thaddeus Phillips based on his actual travel experiences.

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Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Connecticut premiere by nine female traditional Acehnese dancers featuring songs and body percussion from the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

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Omnia Hegazy

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Singer-songwriter Omnia Hegazy combines guitar-driven American pop/rock and maqam-based Arabic folk with politically charged lyrics.

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The Nile Project

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

The dozen musicians in The Nile Project perform “joyous and even raucous” (NPR Music) songs from traditions of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Uganda in this Connecticut premiere.

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Yiddish Dance Extravaganza
Yiddish Dance Extravaganza
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 5:30 PM
The Bayit, 157 Church Street
An evening of live klezmer music by Wesleyan's klezmer band Veeblefetzer and Yiddish dancing led by Steve Weintraub.
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Panel Discussion: Indigenous Ukrainian Perspectives of Crimea Post Russian-Invasion
Panel Discussion: Indigenous Ukrainian Perspectives of Crimea Post Russian-Invasion
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Fayerweather Beckham Hall
Panelists will include Arsen Zhumadilov, Ayla Bakkalli, Greta Uehling, and Alim Aliyev.
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Fall Faculty Dance Concert: To Not Forget Crimea - Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars
Fall Faculty Dance Concert: To Not Forget Crimea - Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Memorial Chapel
The premiere performance of To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars by Associate Professor of Dance Katja Kolcio in response to recent political changes in Crimea.
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Sonatas and Interludes: Keyboard Music by Cage, Scarlatti, and Macbride
Sonatas and Interludes: Keyboard Music by Cage, Scarlatti, and Macbride
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
David Macbride, Professor of Composition and Music Theory at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford, performs selected sonatas by John Cage, Domenico Scarlatti, and original works based on those composers for harpsichord, piano, and prepared piano.
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