Oct 26 2001

Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya needs no introduction to the world of Indian Classical Music. Over the years his unique style of playing the santoor, the Indian version of the dulcimer, has offered new dimensions to the scope of this versatile instrument. Trained initially under his father, Shri Robi Bhattacharya he went on to hone his skills under Pandit Dulal Roy of Calcutta. Subsequently, Pt. Bhattacharya was taken on as a disciple by none other than the legendary maestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar....

Oct 21
Oct 31 2001

Sculptor Rebecca Thompson's  "Seat of Many Blessings,"  a large maple bench which housed interdenominational blessings, was located in the upper floor of the Student Bookstore Coffee Shop. Holy water, an Aramaic prayer and items from a Tibetan healing mandala and Tibetan healing medicine, blessed by the Dali Lama in India, were all sealed within a hidden compartment. The concept was to promote an exchange of good will and blessings for all who sit on the bench.  

Oct 21
Oct 25 2001

Hartell Gallery, and Tjaden Gallery The Latin American Studies Program and the Chilean Association presented a contemporary Chilean Art Exhibit entitled Sudamericanrockers, featuring the work of Diego Fernandez, Cristobal Lehyt, Ivan Navarro, Filipe Mujica and Johanna Unzueta.

Sep 29 2001

Asha-Cornell presented Hariprasad Chaurasia, a world renowned Indian flutist in concert.

Apr 28 2001

Ritwak Ghatak (1925-1976) is considered one of India's greatest directors along with Satyajit Ray, although Ghatak's films have never been distributed in the United States. The Cornell Cinema has presented three of his little known masterworks (a loose trilogy) which were touring the country from the British Film Institute. In addition, contemporary Indian filmmaker Mani Kaul, who studied with Ghatak and has taught at Harvard, gave a talk and introduction about the filmmaker and two of the...

Apr 24 2001

Michael Crooke, CEO of Patagonia & Lost Arrow Corp. presented a lecture entitled: "Committed to the Core: What Does it Mean to be an Environmentally Responsible Company?"  The Department of Textiles & Apparel cosponsored this event.

Apr 24 2001

The South Asia Program presented an evening of North Indian classical music with vocalist Santanu Banerjee.

Apr 12 2001

A presentation with Carlos Morton, Chicano playwright and author of "Johnny Tenorio"

Apr 06 2001

A group of three comedians whose mission is to show cultures in opposition and by opposing them bring them closer together.

Mar 31 2001

The Institute for African Development hosted its annual outreach event, Africa in Ithaca, on March 31, 2001, at 7 pm at the Women's Community Building. Proceeds from the event went to an organization in the Ithaca Community. Past beneficiaries include the Community School of Music and Arts, the AME Zion Church, and the Saturday School for Science and Math. The beneficiary of 2001 was the Literacy Volunteers of Tompkins County. The event was sponsored by the Institute for African...

Mar 05 2001

A lecture presented by Courtney Sloane, President and Creative Director of Alternative Design, NYC In an industry that's less than three percent African-American, Courtney Sloane is an example and an advocate of change. Featured in Interiors & Sources and Interiors magazines, Sloane is a rising star in the design industry. Her client list is extensive-focused primarily in the entertainment arena-including Sony Music, Enyce, BET, MoTown, Disney, and the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. She is...

Feb 26
Mar 11 2001

In May 2000 the Council for the Arts awarded Ifeoma N. Ebo ('02), an architecture student, a grant for a photography project that supported a photographic journey through West Africa. In summer of 2000, she traveled to Ghana and Nigeria to photograph the people and their cultural activities, aesthetics, and traditional architecture. Exibited with Ebo were Daulah Scruggs, an African American artist presenting sculptural works expressing the history and struggle of her African ancestors, and...