Performance + Music

"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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"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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‘Ithaca Sounding’ celebrates homegrown experimental music
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Cornell’s Department of Music is collaborating with performers from Ithaca College and the Ithaca community to offer “Ithaca Sounding 2020,” a multiday, multi-venue event, Jan. 30-Feb. 2. The festival and symposium will feature concerts, workshops, talks, presentations and readings focused on modernist...
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Debate at the State: Baldwin vs. Buckley—The Faith of Our Fathers
Debate team to re-create Buckley vs. Baldwin in play at State
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Cornell Speech and Debate Society members have a busy few weeks coming up as they prepare for the national championships and prelims. On top of that, the students are trying on new roles – as actors.
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Feminist Directions
Symposium welcomes artists, public to explore feminist performance
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The history of feminist performance is one of radical storytelling, of showing how the personal is political, and of carving out spaces in which women can feel, in the words of performance artist Holly Hughes, “at last, fully human.” An...
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Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis to mentor, perform during Cornell visit March 22-28
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Famed musician Wynton Marsalis comes to Cornell next week for his first visit as an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large, to mentor and perform with student musicians, participate in classes and engage with the campus and Ithaca communities.
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Locally Grown Dance 2018
Locally Grown Dance performances showcase improvisation, discipline
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The Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA) will present the 2018 Locally Grown Dance concert March 1-3 at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Kiplinger Theatre mainstage. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
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An image taken in the Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus, from the multimedia production 'Desert of Light' at the Schwartz Center. Photo by Lens Yound Dimashqi.
Palestinian-Syrian refugees focus of play ‘Desert of Light’
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Palestinian-Syrian playwright Rama Haydar’s “Desert of Light” is a tragicomic and human portrayal of the refugee crisis in the Middle East – and “a very inside perspective of the brutal experience of war and the impossible dilemmas that have faced...
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Ariana Kim
Ariana Kim records ‘powerful’ works by women composers
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Violinist Ariana Kim, assistant professor in the Department of Music, showcases works by pioneering american women composers in debut solo album, 'Routes of Evanescence.' Kim, who began playing violin at age 3, says she hopes the album will bring a...
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