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May

Reception: Thesis Art Exhibition
Reception: Thesis Art Exhibition
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 2:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Zilkha Gallery showcases the work of the Class of 2017's thesis students in the Department of Art and Art History's Art Studio Program.
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Senior Recital: William King (DATE CHANGED)
Senior Recital: William King (DATE CHANGED)
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A senior recital by William KingPolymodal Inventions.
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West African Drumming and Dance Concert
West African Drumming and Dance Concert
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 3:00pm
CFA Courtyard (Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall)
An invigorating performance filled with rhythms of West Africa featuring master drummer Attah Poku and choreographer Iddi Saaka, joined by their students and guest artists and drummers.
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Annual Organ Romp
Annual Organ Romp
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Wesleyan organists and their friends get together for an evening of musical jokes and old and new music.
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Composing, Performing, and Listening
Composing, Performing, and Listening
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A performance of new compositions by music students under the direction onf Professor of Music Ronald Kuivila.
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Toneburst Electroextravaganza
Toneburst Electroextravaganza
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 9:00pm
Memorial Chapel
The Toneburst Electroextravaganza features premieres of works written by the ensemble members as well as recent works by Linda Buckley, Tobias Butler, and Jeff Snyder.
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WesWinds Spring Concert
WesWinds Spring Concert
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Under the direction of Salvatore LaRusso, the Wesleyan Wind Ensemble performs an exciting array of pieces for winds and percussion.
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Wesleyan Chinese Ensemble Spring Concert
Wesleyan Chinese Ensemble Spring Concert
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Chinese Music Ensemble presents traditional and contemporary repertoire under the direction of Huan Li.
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Wesleyan Concert Choir
Wesleyan Concert Choir
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, the Wesleyan Concert Choir presents music from classical and modern choral repertoire.
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Worlds of Dance Concert (PRICE CHANGED)
Worlds of Dance Concert (PRICE CHANGED)
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A performance by beginning dance students.
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Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
The Spring Faculty Dance Concert Shake features choreography and direction by Wesleyan Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Bates College Associate Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia.
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Wesleyan University Orchestra Concert
Wesleyan University Orchestra Concert
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Orchestra will perform under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.
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Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Spring Faculty Dance Concert: Shake
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
The Spring Faculty Dance Concert Shake features choreography and direction by Wesleyan Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Bates College Associate Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia.
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Wesleyan Korean Drumming and Taiko Ensembles
Wesleyan Korean Drumming and Taiko Ensembles
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A performance by the Taiko Drumming Ensemble and Korean Drumming Ensemble perform.
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Heinrich Isaac: Hofkomponist to Emperor Maximilian I
Heinrich Isaac: Hofkomponist to Emperor Maximilian I
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00pm
Memorial Chapel
The Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies Jane Alden, performs works by Heinrich Isaac.
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Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert (CANCELED)
Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert (CANCELED)
Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Students from the Wesleyan chamber music program perform works by various composers on a variety of instruments.
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Beginners Javanese Gamelan
Beginners Javanese Gamelan
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A concert by beginning students of the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, with a prelude by the Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble.
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South Indian Music Student Recital
South Indian Music Student Recital
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
Students of Adjunct Assistant Professors of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyanand David Nelson perform music from the Karnatak tradition of South India.
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A Celebration of Silent Sounds
A Celebration of Silent Sounds
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:30pm
Memorial Chapel
Celebrate the writing excellence of students in Middletown Public Schools, grades 6 through 12, and hear their winning submissions of essays, short stories, and poetry from the annual literary magazine Silent Sounds.
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April

Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
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Eli Fountain's Percussion Discussion
Eli Fountain's Percussion Discussion
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Acclaimed percussionist and composer Eli Fountain performs with Professor of Music Jay Hoggard and others as part of the 16th annual Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Weekend.
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Spring Dance Concert
Spring Dance Concert
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Student dance choreographers present new works created after a full year of dance composition studies.
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Connecticut Percussive Arts Society "Day of Percussion"
Connecticut Percussive Arts Society "Day of Percussion"
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:30am
Crowell Concert Hall, World Music Hall, and Adzenyah Rehearsal Hall
The Wesleyan Music Department hosts the annual meeting of the Connecticut Percussive Arts Society, featuring an exploration of the world of percussion with Wesleyan ensembles.
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Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary jazz repertoire.
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Spring Dance Concert
Spring Dance Concert
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Student dance choreographers present new works created after a full year of dance composition studies.
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Advanced Javanese Gamelan
Advanced Javanese Gamelan
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble presents classical music of Central Java.
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Senior Talks in the History of Art
Senior Talks in the History of Art
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4:30pm
Boger Hall, Room 112
Seniors in the Art History Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History present their talks.
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Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 4
Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 4
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
View the talents of seniors Lucia Salwen, Lily Homer, Sonya Torres, Alison Lam, and Kaitlin Chan in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History.
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Between Charms: Piano Recital by Yvonne Troxler
Between Charms: Piano Recital by Yvonne Troxler
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 9:00pm
The Russell House
A performance by Yvonne Troxler of the Glass Farm Ensemble.
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Ebony Singers Spring Concert
Ebony Singers Spring Concert
Monday, April 24, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
An evening of great gospel music by Wesleyan’s Ebony Singers under the direction of Dr. Marichal Monts ’85 will soothe your soul and lift your spirits.
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Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater (SOLD OUT)
The world premiere of Islands, a play by Professor of Theater Ron Jenkins that explores the legacy of colonialism and the relationship between Indonesia and the United States, commissioned by the Center for the Arts.
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Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00pm
CFA Theater (SOLD OUT)
The world premiere of Islands, a play by Professor of Theater Ron Jenkins that explores the legacy of colonialism and the relationship between Indonesia and the United States, commissioned by the Center for the Arts.
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Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Islands: The Lost History of the Treaty that Changed the World
Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater (SOLD OUT)
The world premiere of Islands, a play by Professor of Theater Ron Jenkins that explores the legacy of colonialism and the relationship between Indonesia and the United States, commissioned by the Center for the Arts.
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Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 3
Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 3
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 4:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
View the talents of seniors Dylan Beckman, Harrison Carter, Elinor Case-Pethica, and Caren Ye in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History.
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Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum and Concert Choir: Seasonal Music Across Four Centuries
Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum and Concert Choir: Seasonal Music Across Four Centuries
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:30pm
Memorial Chapel
Collegium Musicum presents a program of seasonal music spanning four centuries.
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Senior Recital: Daniel Esposito
Senior Recital: Daniel Esposito
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A senior recital by Daniel Esposito, Dan's Classical Guitar Recital.
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Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8:00pm
Olin Memorial Library
Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space is based on Ulysses, adapted and directed by May Treuhaft-Ali '17.
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Senior Recital: Isaac Butler-Brown
Senior Recital: Isaac Butler-Brown
Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 7:00pm
Memorial Chapel
A senior recital by Isaac Butler-BrownPoetry's Music, Music's Poetry: Inseparable Difference.
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Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 2:00pm
Olin Memorial Library
Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space is based on Ulysses, adapted and directed by May Treuhaft-Ali '17.
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Senior Recital: Jackson Anthony
Senior Recital: Jackson Anthony
Friday, April 14, 2017 at 9:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
A Senior Recital by Jackson Anthony, a film screening of Aide--Memoire.
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Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8:00pm
Olin Memorial Library
Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space is based on Ulysses, adapted and directed by May Treuhaft-Ali '17.
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Senior Recital: Anna Yin
Senior Recital: Anna Yin
Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:00pm
World Music Hall
A senior recital by Anna Yin, Anna Yin's Senior Project.
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The Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Keyboard Competition
The Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Keyboard Competition
Friday, April 14, 2017 at 12:00pm
Memorial Chapel
A recital featuring the participants of the Elizabeth Verveer Tishler Keyboard Competition.
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Senior Recital: David Peck
Senior Recital: David Peck
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
A senior recital by David PeckA Storyboard.
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Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Thesis Theater Production: Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:00pm
Olin Memorial Library
Through Everchanging Tracks of Neverchanging Space is based on Ulysses, adapted and directed by May Treuhaft-Ali '17.
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Cyclical Unity: A WesFest Celebration of Metallophones, Gongs, Voices, and Electronics
Cyclical Unity: A WesFest Celebration of Metallophones, Gongs, Voices, and Electronics
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6:00pm
World Music Hall
A one-hour concert featuring Wesleyan's Javanese Gamelan, Collegium Musicum, and Toneburst Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble.
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Artful Lunch Series: Esther Rodriguez Camara
Artful Lunch Series: Esther Rodriguez Camara
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 12:10pm
Davison Art Center, Alsop House Dining Room
Romance Languages and Literatures graduate student Esther Rodriguez Camara talks about her favorite work in the Davison Art Center collection.
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WesFest Concert I: Riffs, Rhythms, and Remembrance--A Choral and Orchestral Celebration
WesFest Concert I: Riffs, Rhythms, and Remembrance--A Choral and Orchestral Celebration
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A concert by the Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble, Wesleyan University Orchestra, and Concert Choir.
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Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 2
Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 2
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
View the talents of seniors Maria Ma, Sarah Prickett, Silas Newman, Lydia Tonkonow, and Cameron Arkin in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History.
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Senior Recital: Connor Bennion (CANCELED)
Senior Recital: Connor Bennion (CANCELED)
Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:00pm
Memorial Chapel
A senior recital by Connor Bennion, Connor Bennion Senior Recital.
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Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 9:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace
A senior capstone project by Jessica Cummings '17, Constance Des Marais '17, Nola Werlinich '17, and Cheyanne Williams '17.
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Senior Recital: Cassie Willson
Senior Recital: Cassie Willson
Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7:00pm
Fayerweather Beckham Hall
A senior recital by Cassie Willson, “I Wasn’t There.”
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Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace
A senior capstone project by Jessica Cummings '17, Constance Des Marais '17, Nola Werlinich '17, and Cheyanne Williams '17.
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Tour of New York City Photograph Galleries
Tour of New York City Photograph Galleries
Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00am
Join the Friends of the Davison Art Center on an exciting tour of New York City's photograph galleries.
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Senior Recital: Adam Rochelle and Max Luton
Senior Recital: Adam Rochelle and Max Luton
Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:00pm
World Music Hall
A senior recital by Adam Rochelle and Max LutonPOP IS 4 THE KIDZ.
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Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace
A senior capstone project by Jessica Cummings '17, Constance Des Marais '17, Nola Werlinich '17, and Cheyanne Williams '17.
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Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Capstone Theater Production: up your aesthetic. (TIMES CHANGED)
Friday, April 7, 2017 at 6:00pm
CFA Theater Studio, 275 Washington Terrace
A senior capstone project by Jessica Cummings '17, Constance Des Marais '17, Nola Werlinich '17, and Cheyanne Williams '17.
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Senior Recital: Rachel Rosenman (DATE AND TIME CHANGED)
Senior Recital: Rachel Rosenman (DATE AND TIME CHANGED)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 4:30pm
Romance Languages and Literatures Building, 300 High Street, Middletown
A senior music recital by Rachel RosenmanThe Music of Mel Bonis.
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Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 1
Senior Thesis Exhibition Reception: Week 1
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 4:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
View the talents of seniors Kai Blatt, Hadley Feingold, Tessa Houstoun, Max Levine, and Zander Porter in the Art Studio Program of Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History.
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Senior Recital: Liam Tran
Senior Recital: Liam Tran
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00pm
Memorial Chapel
A senior music recital by Liam Tran.
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Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Senior choreographers present a collection of new works as the culminating project of the dance major.
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Senior Recital: Miles McLeod
Senior Recital: Miles McLeod
Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A senior music recital by Miles McLeod, Of Distortion and Transformation.
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March

Tempesta di Mare: A Tale of Two Italian Cities
Tempesta di Mare: A Tale of Two Italian Cities
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Members of Philadelphia’s Tempesta di Mare perform baroque chamber music from Venice and Naples on period instruments during the Connecticut premiere of A Tale of Two Italian Cities.
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Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Senior choreographers present a collection of new works as the culminating project of the dance major.
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Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Spring Senior Thesis Dance Concert
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
Senior choreographers present a collection of new works as the culminating project of the dance major.
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Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Converging to a Center
Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Converging to a Center
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00pm
Davison Art Center
Opening reception and gallery talk with Professor Andrew Szegedy-Maszak and Curator Clare Rogan about the Converging to a Center exhibition.
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A Conversation with Emily Mann
A Conversation with Emily Mann
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Director and playwright Emily Mann in conversation with Quiara Alegría Hudes, Wesleyan's Shapiro Distinguished Professor of Writing and Theater.
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Middletown Public Schools Art Exhibition Reception
Middletown Public Schools Art Exhibition Reception
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 5:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Reception for the Middletown Public Schools Art Exhibition, on display from Saturday, March 18 through Sunday, March 26, 2017.
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Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
A thesis theater production directed by Ali Jamali '17 about the act of remembering.
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Pamela Z: Correspondence, a work in progress
Pamela Z: Correspondence, a work in progress
Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
An immersive ensemble performance by composer/performer Pamela Z.
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Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
A thesis theater production directed by Ali Jamali '17 about the act of remembering.
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Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Thesis Theater Production: Mnemonic
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:00pm
Patricelli '92 Theater
A thesis theater production directed by Ali Jamali '17 about the act of remembering.
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Toneburst Sampler
Toneburst Sampler
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:00pm
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
The Toneburst Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble performs under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Paula Matthusen.
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Listening in Reverse II Concert (CANCELED)
Listening in Reverse II Concert (CANCELED)
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
The Listening in Reverse events will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
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Listening in Reverse Concert
Listening in Reverse Concert
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

Listening in Reverse concludes with a concert of works by David BehrmanBarbara Held, Professor of Music, Director of Electronic Music and Recording Studios, and Chair of the Music Department Ron Kuivila, and Yasunao Tone.

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Barbara Held (DATE AND TIME CHANGED)
Barbara Held (DATE AND TIME CHANGED)
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall
A performance by flutist, composer, and sound artist, Barbara Held as part of Listening in Reverse.
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Wesleyan University Orchestra: Children's Concert and Musical Petting Zoo
Wesleyan University Orchestra: Children's Concert and Musical Petting Zoo
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
A children's concert by the Wesleyan University Orchestra under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina followed by a multi-station instrument petting zoo.
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Listening in Reverse (TIME, DATES, LOCATION CHANGED)
Listening in Reverse (TIME, DATES, LOCATION CHANGED)
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00pm
The Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown
Listening in Reverse is a one-day conference focused on influences—forgotten, hidden, suppressed, or just not considered—and featuring concerts, talks, presentations, and other interventions from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday.
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Urban Bush Women: Walking with ’Trane
Urban Bush Women: Walking with ’Trane
Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
Urban Bush Women returns to Wesleyan with the Connecticut premiere of Walking with ’Trane (2015), inspired by the musical life and spiritual journey of John Coltrane.
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Artful Lunch Series: Rhea Higgins
Artful Lunch Series: Rhea Higgins
Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 12:10pm
Davison Art Center, Alsop House Dining Room
Join the Friends of the Davison Art Center for a presentation by Rhea Higgins. Bring your bag lunch and enjoy conversation following the talk.
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February

Charlie Suriyakham: Clarinet Passion
Charlie Suriyakham: Clarinet Passion
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00pm
The Russell House
Private Lessons Teacher Charlie Suriyakham and friends present a diverse and energetic operatic program.
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Muhal Richard Abrams Quintet
Muhal Richard Abrams Quintet
Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Pianist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Muhal Richard Abrams performs with his Quintet.
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duo :: duo
duo :: duo
Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 9:00pm
Fayerweather Beckham Hall
Visiting Instructor in Dance Abigail Levine and Associate Professor of Music Paula Matthusen come together for a collaborative performance.
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Artful Lunch Series: Sharifa Lookman '17
Artful Lunch Series: Sharifa Lookman '17
Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:10pm
Davison Art Center, Alsop House Dining Room
Join the Friends of the Davison Art Center for a presentation by Sharifa Lookman '17. Bring your bag lunch and enjoy conversation following the talk.
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IN STEREO Week Three: Dance Duet
IN STEREO Week Three: Dance Duet
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
IN STEREO pairs Wesleyan artists in music, poetry and dance in a series of pop-up performances that are related to or inspired by Clarissa Tossin’s work.
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This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce: Part XI
This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce: Part XI
Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presents the eleventh in a series of sixteen CD-length recitals of his piano music, featuring his work for harpsichord.
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texts&beheadings/ElizabethR by Karin Coonrod
texts&beheadings/ElizabethR by Karin Coonrod
Friday, February 17, 2017 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

Four actresses from the theater collective Compagnia de’ Colombari offer a fractured portrait of the queen in the New England premiere of texts&beheadings/ElizabethR (2015)

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Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Changing Visions
Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Changing Visions
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:00pm
Davison Art Center

Opening reception and gallery talk by Curator Clare Rogan about the exhibition Changing Visions: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs During the Weimar Republic and After.

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IN STEREO Week Two: Wesleyan Student Poets
IN STEREO Week Two: Wesleyan Student Poets
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 5:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
IN STEREO pairs Wesleyan artists in music, poetry and dance in a series of pop-up performances that are related to or inspired by Clarissa Tossin’s work.
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Sergio Pallottelli
Sergio Pallottelli
Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00pm
The Russell House
A performance by flute soloist and chamber musician Sergio Pallottelli, joined by Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher William Braun on piano.
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Graduate Recital: Wan Yeung
Graduate Recital: Wan Yeung
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Dream of Wesleyan, a graduate music recital by Wan Yeung.
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IN STEREO Week One: Classical and Jazz Duets
IN STEREO Week One: Classical and Jazz Duets
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
IN STEREO pairs Wesleyan artists in music, poetry and dance in a series of pop-up performances that are related to or inspired by Clarissa Tossin’s work.
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Senior Recital: Hanhee Song
Senior Recital: Hanhee Song
Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3:00pm
Memorial Chapel
A senior recital by Hanhee SongStir-Fried Rice.
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Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 12:00pm
The Russell House (TIME CHANGED)
A senior thesis project created by Anthony Dean '17, Resistentialism.
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Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00pm
The Russell House (TIME CHANGED)
A senior thesis project created by Anthony Dean '17, Resistentialism.
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Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Senior Recital: Anthony Dean
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
The Russell House
A senior thesis project created by Anthony Dean '17, Resistentialism.
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Opening: The Old Northern Capital—Beijing
Opening: The Old Northern Capital—Beijing
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12:30pm
College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center
Opening and gallery talk with curator Lucia Wang about this new exhibition featuring prints from hand-tinted color lantern slides.
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January

Opening Reception—Clarissa Tossin: Stereoscopic Vision
Opening Reception—Clarissa Tossin: Stereoscopic Vision
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 4:30pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

Opening reception for Clarissa Tossin's first solo exhibition in the Northeast, Stereoscopic Vision.

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Jess Best
Jess Best
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm
The Russell House
A soul and jazz performance by singer-songwriter Jess Best '14.
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Hidden Volumes
Hidden Volumes
Friday, January 27, 2017 at 9:00pm
Olin Library, Fourth Floor, 252 Church Street, Middletown
A sound installation by Associate Professor of Music Paula Matthusen and Visiting Scholar in Music Terri Hron.
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Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Starts
Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Starts
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am
World Music Hall
Have your child learn the traditional music of Java, Indonesia, for only $30 for a semester of lessons and rehearsals. Open to ages 7 to 14. No prior experience necessary.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut