Raphael Xavier: Point of Interest

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm
CFA Theater

Crackling with high-energy physicality, Raphael Xavier's Point of Interest features a series of solos, duets, and quintets set to his soundscape of beats, spoken word poetry, and musical rhythms.

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Bach to School

Friday, September 7, 2018 at 6:00pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Artist in Residence Ronald Ebrecht's ninth annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar, Bach to School, also marks the start of a celebration of 30 years of his teaching at Wesleyan.

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The MASH

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00pm
Various locations on Wesleyan University campus

FREE!

Inspired by Fête de la Musique (also known as Make Music Day), the seventh annual The MASH festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene, with multiple stages on campus featuring everything from a cappella ensembles to student, faculty, and alumni bands.

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Opening Reception: Chado—The Way of Tea

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00pm
College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center

FREE!

The exhibition Chado: The Way of Tea explores the prominent role and significance of the tea ceremony as an art and spiritual practice in China and Japan.

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Opening Reception: Kahlil Robert Irving Exhibition

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 4:30pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

Opening reception for multimedia artist Kahlil Robert Irving's first solo exhibition in New England, including a gallery talk with Associate Professor Anthony Hatch.

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Kitchen Ceilí and Friends

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:00pm
The Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Kitchen Ceilí features Private Lessons Teacher Stan Scott Ph.D. '97, Dora Hast Ph.D. '94, and George Wilson performing original and traditional music from Ireland, America, England, Scotland, and South Asia.

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Becca Blackwell: They, Themself and Schmerm

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30pm
World Music Hall

The Connecticut premiere of New York City-based trans actor Becca Blackwell's disturbingly hilarious one-person show They, Themself and Schmerm.

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This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce: Part XVI

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

FREE!

John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presents the sixteenth in a series of CD-length recitals of his piano music including a world premiere.

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Mythili Prakash

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

The dynamic Mythili Prakash makes her Connecticut debut to conclude the 42nd annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan.

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ETHEL with Robert Mirabal: The River

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

Adventurous string quartet ETHEL joins forces with GRAMMY Award-winning Taos Pueblo flutist and Native American instrument maker Robert Mirabal to present The River.

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Fall Faculty Dance Concert

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater

Wesleyan's Dance Department faculty, including Visiting Assistant Professors Julie Mulvihill and Joya Powell, will share an evening of solo and duet performances in collaboration with guest artists.

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Castlefield Trio

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00pm
The Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

The Castlefield Trio will perform their original jazz and blues tunes, including world premieres by torch heartbreaker Sarah LeMieux and drummer Andy Chatfield.

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Music and Dance of Yogyakarta

Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:30pm
Crowell Concert Hall

In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Wesleyan University hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta.

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Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

A production of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play (2012), written by Anne Washburn and directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Pirronne Yousefzadeh.

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Bach to School
Friday, September 7, 2018 at 6:00pm
Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown

FREE!

Artist in Residence Ronald Ebrecht's ninth annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar, Bach to School, also marks the start of a celebration of 30 years of his teaching at Wesleyan.
The MASH
Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00pm
Various locations on Wesleyan University campus

FREE!

Inspired by Fête de la Musique (also known as Make Music Day), the seventh annual The MASH festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene, with multiple stages on campus featuring everything from a cappella ensembles to student, faculty, and alumni bands.
Opening Reception: Chado—The Way of Tea
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00pm
College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center

FREE!

The exhibition Chado: The Way of Tea explores the prominent role and significance of the tea ceremony as an art and spiritual practice in China and Japan.
Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Classes Start
Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 10:00am
World Music Hall

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