Derek Gripper
Opening Reception: here is new york: a democracy of photographs
Kaneza Schaal: GO FORTH
Camille A. Brown and Dancers: BLACK GIRL—Linguistic Play
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Darrell Jones: Hoo-Ha

Derek Gripper

Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

South African musician Derek Gripper interprets kora (21 string harp) compositions for solo classical guitar during his New England debut at Wesleyan.

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Opening Reception: here is new york: a democracy of photographs

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 5:30pm

Marking the fifteenth anniversary of September 11, this exhibition is the first time that the photographs from here is new york have been exhibited in Connecticut.

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Kaneza Schaal: GO FORTH

Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

The New England premiere of GO FORTH (2016) by Kaneza Schaal ’06 animates a series of burial vignettes with projection, sound, and dance inspired by the Egyptian Book of the Dead.

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Camille A. Brown and Dancers: BLACK GIRL—Linguistic Play

Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

Camille A. Brown & Dancers perform the Connecticut premiere of BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play (2015), presenting a nuanced spectrum of black womanhood in a racially and politically charged world.

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Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

Grammy Award-winning banjo and vocal duo (and husband and wife) Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn perform original music, Appalachian murder ballads, gospel, chamber music, and blues.

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Darrell Jones: Hoo-Ha

Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

Choreographer Darrell Jones‘s Hoo-Ha (2010) merges voguing and postmodern dance to express the release of the oppressed feminine in the male body.

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The Mash
The Mash
Friday, September 9, 2016 at 2:00pm
Various locations on campus
Inspired by Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, this fifth annual festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene.
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Bach to School
Bach to School
Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Artist in Residence and University Organist Ronald Ebrecht’s seventh annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar will mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Maurice Duruflé with performance by Mr. Ebrecht of his restored editions of the complete organ works of Mr. Duruflé.
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Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble
Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble
Saturday, September 10, 2016 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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In Conversation: Charles Traub and Michael S. Roth
In Conversation: Charles Traub and Michael S. Roth
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 4:30pm
Main Gallery, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78 talks with artist Charles Traub, Chair of the M.F.A. in Photography and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, about the here is new york project.
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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut