Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) premieres the original documentary Creative Stages, hosted by Ed Wierzbicki, on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 8pm. This half-hour special is devoted to the arts, as Mr. Wierzbicki takes viewers “inside the creative process” while interviewing Connecticut artists and exploring local arts organizations, including Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts. Hear […]
Monthly Archive for November, 2014
CFA Arts Administration Intern Chloe Jones ’15 talks to Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, Isabel Csete ’18, David Lopez-Wade ’18, and Rachel Rosenman ’17 about the free Wesleyan University Orchestra concert taking place on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8pm in Crowell Concert Hall. Winter is in the air, and the Wesleyan University […]
Hkeelee (Talk to Me), a solo performance by Lebanese American writer, actress, and teaching artist Leila Buck ’99, exploring family, memory, and politics, took place on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at CFA Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.
The premiere of To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars, by Associate Professor of Dance Katja Kolcio in response to recent political changes in Crimea, was performed on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Memorial Chapel. Images from the warmup by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album […]
A panel discussion exploring indigenous Ukrainian perspectives of Crimea post Russian-invasion took place on Friday, October 24, 2014, at Fayerweather Beckham Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.
John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presented the fourth of twelve CD-length recitals of his piano music on Sunday, October 12, 2014, at Crowell Concert Hall. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on flickr.
Isha Leshko and Frank Noelker’s evocative “Animal Dignity and an Ethics of Sight” exhibition ran from September 23 through October 10, 2014, in the South Gallery of the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery. The exhibition was curated by Lori Gruen, Professor of Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Photos from the October […]
The West End String Quartet–featuring Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Jessica Meyer on violin, and fellow Wesleyan chamber music instructors Sarah Washburn on violin, Anne Berry on cello, and John Biatowas on viola–performed works by Shostakovich and Mozart on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at The Russell House. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here […]
“A spellbinding x-ray of a writer’s psyche” (The New York Times), Sontag: Reborn explores the private life, loves, and idiosyncrasies of Susan Sontag. The Connecticut premiere of the solo show, directed by Marianne Weems and adapted by solo performer Moe Angelos based on Ms. Sontag’s early journals, was performed at the CFA Theater on Thursday, October […]
Eli Clifton, co-author of the Center for American Progress’ groundbreaking report Fear, Inc., described the investigative tools he used to help reveal the nexus of politicians, professional Islamophobes, and big money special interests who have fueled the spike in Islamophobia in the United States in “Big Data Investigative Journalism: How Public Documents and the Internet Helped Map […]