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Opening Reception: Picture/Thing
Calefax Reed Quintet
Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: 17 Border Crossings
Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra
Omnia Hegazy
The Nile Project
Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter

Opening Reception: Picture/Thing

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Main Gallery

Picture/Thing presents ten artists—Kendall Baker, Isidro Blasco, Rachel Harrison '89, Leslie Hewitt, Jon Kessler, Anouk Kruithof, Marlo Pascual, Mariah Robertson, Erin Shirreff, and Letha Wilson—who make hybrid objects that challenge the limits of photography and sculpture at a time when the definitions of the two media continue to evolve. Curated by Assistant Professor of Art Sasha Rudensky and Professor of Art Jeffrey Schiff.

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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 by Bach, Shostakovich, and others arranged for oboe, clarinet, sax, bass clarinet, and bassoon.

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Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:30 PM
CFA Hall

Artist talk with dancer/choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston about their collaboration for the exhibition A Body in Fukushima. Following the talk will be a walking tour of the three galleries, with a reception in each location.

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Compagnie Marie Chouinard

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

Montréal’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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Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Harbor Park, Harbor Drive, Middletown

Spend an afternoon at Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter featuring live music, visual art installations, plein air painting, a kids activity zone, environmental exhibits, and much more to bring you closer to the rich culture, history, and science of the Connecticut River.

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Opening Reception: Picture/Thing
Opening Reception: Picture/Thing
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Main Gallery
Picture/Thing presents ten artists—Kendall Baker, Isidro Blasco, Rachel Harrison '89, Leslie Hewitt, Jon Kessler, Anouk Kruithof, Marlo Pascual, Mariah Robertson, Erin Shirreff, and Letha Wilson—who make hybrid objects that challenge the limits of photography and sculpture at a time when the definitions of the two media continue to evolve. Curated by Assistant Professor of Art Sasha Rudensky and Professor of Art Jeffrey Schiff.
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Calefax Reed Quintet
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 by Bach, Shostakovich, and others arranged for oboe, clarinet, sax, bass clarinet, and bassoon.
Full Description Buy Tickets
Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston
Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:30 PM
CFA Hall
Artist talk with dancer/choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston about their collaboration for the exhibition A Body in Fukushima. Following the talk will be a walking tour of the three galleries, with a reception in each location.
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Receptions: A Body in Fukushima
Receptions: A Body in Fukushima
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 6:00 PM
CFA Hall
After a 5:30pm artist talk with dancer/choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston about their collaboration for the exhibition A Body in Fukushima, a walking tour of the three galleries will begin at CFA Hall at 6pm, with a reception in each location.
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