Center For the Arts 

All Upcoming Events

Below are all upcoming events. To view the archives of past events, please click here.


2015
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2015

June

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Elizabeth Willis: Live Poetry
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:10pm
CFA Hall
Wesleyan University Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing Elizabeth Willis will read from her new book Alive: New and Selected Poems.

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July

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Las Cafeteras
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7:00pm
CFA Courtyard (Rain location: Crowell Concert Hall)
Dance to the urban folk of Las Cafeteras from East Los Angeles! The band fuses traditional Afro-Mexican music with alternative sounds.

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Taking Over Space: Exploring Three-Dimensional Paintings by Marela Zacarias
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 12:10pm
CFA Hall
Visual artist Marela Zacarias will discuss her site-specific work, combining painting and sculpture with an interest in object history and current events.

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This Is It! The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce: Part VI
Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 3:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presents the sixth in a series of CD-length recitals of his piano music, featuring the world premiere of Four Friendly Fugues.

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How to Seduce an Audience? A Talk by Tamilla Woodard and Ana Margineanu
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 12:10pm
CFA Hall
Directors Ana Margineanu and Tamilla Woodard of PopUp Theatrics discuss the relationship between performer and audience in an era of digital connectivity and physical alienation.

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Regina Carter Quartet
Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Jazz violinist Regina Carter returns to Wesleyan with the U.S. debut of her Quartet featuring guitarist Marvin Sewell, bassist Chris Lightcap, and drummer Alvester Garnett.
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Okwui Okpokwasili: Embodied Performance/Making the Invisible Visible
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 12:10pm
CFA Hall
Okwui Okpokwasili discusses her attempt to make a performance piece that interrogates of the art of making a story, and the reading of race and gender.

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Work-In-Progress Showing of /peh-LO-tah/ and Conversation with Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater
Marc Bamuthi Joseph returns to Wesleyan with a work-in-progress showing of /peh-LO-tah/ — a collaborative work featuring spoken word poetry, dance, music, and shadow animation.

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Blackbird - A Benefit Concert for the Stephanie Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall, 50 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown
An "all-star band" will be performing The Beatles' White Album (1968) in its entirety as a benefit concert to create a scholarship fund in memory of Stephanie Nelson.
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