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"Regio (Royal)" premiers online May 21 and 23
Bilingual “Regio (Royal)” highlights lives of immigrant Latinx workers
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“Regio (Royal),” a new theatre production that uses contemporary dance and puppetry to share stories about Latinx immigrant workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, premiers online May 21 and 23, produced by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, College of...
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Adam Shulman
What is That Outside of Schwartz!?
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For many Cornellians, sunbathing on the patio outside of Schwartz Performing Arts Center is a quintessential memory of joyful warm days in Ithaca. Yet, despite its location in the busiest and loudest part of Collegetown, very few people would linger...
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Deadline April 28 to apply for arts council grants
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The Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA) announces the competition for the CCA grant program. CCA Grants offer direct financial support for the development of new, experimental and exceptional arts projects to be shared with the University and Ithaca community. Applications...
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"Benchmark," a play by student Anna Evtushenko, streams live March 26 and 27.
Memories, tech intertwine in student play ‘Benchmark’
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Anna Evtushenko is a student of both information science and playwriting. At the intersection of these two passions is “Benchmark,” her play about a woman who relies on technology to preserve her memories, and what happens when that lifeline is severed.
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Deadline Sept. 14 to apply for arts council grants
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The Cornell Council for the Arts has extended to Sept. 14 the deadline to apply for funding through the Individual Grant Program, which offers direct financial support for the development of new and experimental arts projects to be shared in the Cornell...
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Eder Muniz
Botanic Gardens mural nurtures connections with plants
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In addition to its natural splendor, Cornell Botanic Gardens now boasts an outdoor art installation: a two-story mural, created in September 2019 by Brazilian street artist Eder Muniz. “A Dança Da Natureza” (The Dance of Nature) incorporates nature, a human figure, animals...
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Lucy Fitz Gibbon, center, interim director of the Cornell Voice Program, performs at the 2019 Marlboro Music Festival.
Cornell Concert Series works to keep the music playing
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Social distancing measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 canceled the last two shows of the spring 2020 Cornell Concert Series, challenging organizers to connect performers with fans in new ways. Series manager Deborah Justice is posting reflections from performing artists and others...
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“Union Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century” celebrates the history of the U.S. fashion industry and American textile production through the lens of the history of organized labor.
Cornell fashion exhibit to run at American Labor Museum
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The American Labor Museum, in Haledon, New Jersey, is set to celebrate fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union labeling efforts in the United States by hosting the exhibit, “Union Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century.”...
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SWARM
Roundtables to explore 2020 Biennial theme ‘Swarm’
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The Cornell Council for the Arts is holding three lunchtime roundtables in preparation for the 2020 Cornell Biennial, focused on the theme “Swarm: Ecology, Digitality, Sociality.” At each roundtable, an interdisciplinary group of faculty members and students will informally discuss their work...
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James McConkey
Writer, emeritus professor James McConkey dies at 98
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Acclaimed writer James McConkey, the Goldwin Smith Professor of English Literature Emeritus and mentor to young writers at Cornell for nearly four decades, died Oct. 24, 2019 at his home in Enfield. He was 98.
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