A multi-part mini-festival of Brazilian music performances and lecture demonstrations. Paolo Sa, a recent DMA from the Federal University of Rio de Janiero State, will be a featured guest performer. Concert (Paulo Sa and Linda Chellouf): Nov 12, 2005, Barnes Hall Lecture demonstration (Paolo Sa): Nov 13, 2005, B20 Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.
EXHIBITION: WILL BOYS BE BOYS? QUESTIONING ADOLESCENT MASCULINITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART. November 2005 - January 2006. H.F. Johnson Museum of Art Works by nineteen artists or artist teams ranging from paintings, photographs, sculpture, to installation pieces and video. Curated by Shamim Momin, associate curator, Whitney Museum of American Art.
Film Noir and Modern Architecture: Program of lectures, seminars, workshops and film series with Cornell Cinema. Professor of architecture, Thomas Hines (UCLA), and professor of film and media studies, Edward Dimendberg (UC-Irvine), focus on modernity, urban landscapes, and the American dream/nightmare.
Highly stylized in nature, Indian temple dance utilizes power and energetic footwork (tandava), juxtaposed with sinuous feminine postures and movements (lasya) that has been handed down from teacher to disciple for thousands of years. This touring dance company brings new dance style to Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, September 29, 2005
SYMPOSIUM / EXHIBITION: A week-long event of interdisciplinary programming celebrating Turkish arts and culture, and exploring the emergence of Turkey as an industrial nation. Exhibition: Sept 26 - Oct 1, Willard Straight Art Gallery, Willard Straight Hall Symposium: Sept 30 - Oct 2 Classic Turkish Films: September 29 - November 1, Willard Straight Theatre
A free, on-campus performance of concert songs, for piano and voice, composed to the texts of James Joyce. In conjunction with the biennial North American James Joyce Conference. Performers: Scott Klein, Associate Professor of English, Wake Forest University; Sandra Cotton, Ph.D. candidate in music, UNC Greensboro.
Artist Residency of James Carter with performances, lecture, open rehearsals. Concert: Jazz Festival with Paul Merrill and the Jazz Combos. Apr 28, 8 PM, Barnes Hall Concert: Jazz Festival with Jazz Ensemble II and the Jazz Combos. Apr 29, 8 PM, Barnes Hall Panel Discussion: with James Carter, Paul Merrill, Slide Hampton. Apr 30, 12:00 - 1:30, Barnes Hall Concert: Jazz Festival with Cornell Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensembles I with Slide Hampton and James Carter. Apr 30, 8 PM, Barnes Hall
Sidumo Jacobs, Xhosa South African choral director and teacher of traditional South African song, teaches songs from the Xhosa, Zulu and Sotho cultures to three choirs, and shares his personal perspective on life as a black South African during and after Apartheid.
The Museum Club is organizing the 9th Annual Student Art Showcase. This program is designed to bring students from all colleges and departments together on a basis of shared interest in artistic expression. Exhibition (featuring live music, poetry, dance, and visual art): April 16, 1-4 p.m. Visual work will remain on display through April 17
Exhibitions of paintings, prints and sculpture from the H.F. Johnson Museum's collection of photorealist art and loans from private donors and others. Lecture by Anthony Brunelli, visiting artist: Apr 7, 5:15 PM, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art
Glenn Pushelberg, of the firm Yabu Pushelberg, lectures. Pushelberg's area of expertise is retail and restaurant design. Yabu Pushelberg has won the coveted James Beard Foundation design award for the Monsoon Restaurant and Lounge, and a Gold Key Award at the International Hotel & Restaurant Show for the Blue Fin Restaurant in Times Square, NYC.