B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India

Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
YouTube

Vocalist and Adjunct Associate Professor of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyan will be joined in this free virtual concert by Adjunct Associate Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival.

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Dance Workshop and Conversation with The Post Natyam Collective

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 2:00pm
Zoom

The Post Natyam Collective (Sandra Chatterjee, Cynthia Ling Lee, and Shyamala Moorty) will engage with this free workshop's participants through creative exercises and video documentation of performance works from the past fifteen years as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival. Moderated by Professor and Chair of the Dance Department and Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hari Krishnan.

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Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan’s Raag Bhimpalasi

Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00pm
YouTube

World-renowned sitar virtuoso Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan belongs to the seventh generation of an influential musical lineage. This free, pre-recorded concert as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival will be followed by a live discussion and Q&A with the artist moderated by sarangi (bowed string instrument) player and vocalist and Wesleyan graduate student Suhail Yusuf.

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Performance and Artist Talk by Cecilia Vicuña

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

A performance and artist talk by Cecilia Vicuña held in conjunction with the exhibition The Language in Common, on display in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery through Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Read more about the performance and artist talk by Cecilia Vicuña.

Forklift Danceworks: WesWorks—A Performance with Wesleyan University Facilities Staff

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:00pm
Starting at Andrus Field (55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut)

WesWorks (2021) is a multi-site, free outdoor performance that features the movement and stories of Wesleyan University employees as directed by Forklift Danceworks of Austin, Texas. The company is led by Artistic Director Allison Orr, Distinguished Fellow in the College of the Environment and Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies.

Read more about Forklift Danceworks: "WesWorks."

Artist Talk by Julien Creuzet

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 12:00pm
Zoom

An online artist talk by Julien Creuzet held in conjunction with the exhibition The Language in Common, on display in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery through Sunday, December 12, 2021.

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Gallery Tours with Artist - Behind Enemy Lines: The Prison Art of Ojore Lutalo [DATE CHANGE]
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 6:00pm
South Gallery, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
Artist Ojore Lutalo will give tours of “Behind Enemy Lines: The Prison Art of Ojore Lutalo," an exhibition of his prison protest art, on display through Sunday, October 17, 2021 as part of the series "Remembering Attica: Legacy of a Prison Revolt."
Dance Alumni Chat Series: Anyone Can Dance!
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 12:00pm
Zoom

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The Dance Department’s second Alumni Chat Series event features four amazing Wesleyan alumni, discussing the benefits of a dance degree and how their dance education at Wesleyan transformed their lives beyond the University. Featuring Trinithas Boyi ’16, MA ’18; elle hong ’17; John Jordan ’86; and Abdul Lateef Rasheed ’97. Moderated by Artist in Residence in Dance Patricia Beaman, with an introduction by the Center for the Arts' Associate Director for Programming and Performing Arts Fiona Coffey.
Opening Reception: 25th Anniversary of the College of East Asian Studies Japanese Garden (Shôyôan Teien)
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 12:00pm
College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center
The College of East Asian Studies celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Japanese Garden (Shôyôan Teien) with an exhibition in their gallery at the Mansfield Freeman Center. The curated show will feature archival photographs, poetry, video, and an installation demonstrating the breadth of the garden’s cultural connections over the last two and a half decades.
Film Screening and Discussion: Kattumaram (Catamaran)
Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
YouTube

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Part of an emerging queer cinema from South India, this free virtual screening of the 2019 film Kattumaram (Catamaran) as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival will be followed by a discussion with director Swarnavel Eswaran and Professor and Assistant Professor of Film Studies Anuja Jain, moderated by Chair of the Dance Department and Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hari Krishnan.
Tickets and reservations for fall events are available online. The general public will be welcomed back to Wesleyan this fall to enjoy Center for the Arts outdoor programming and exhibitions in both the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery and the College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center. All patrons must adhere to and follow the University COVID-19 safety guidelines. Wesleyan requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated. All visitors will need to provide proof of having been fully vaccinated. Public health officials consider an individual to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Masks are required in all University buildings regardless of vaccination status. Indoor performances as well as special events, including opening receptions in the galleries, will be open to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. Vaccinated visitors may attend outdoor events and outdoor activities unmasked. Patrons under the age of 12 are required to wear a mask at outdoor events. Due to current CDC age limits on vaccinations, individuals under the age of 12 will not be permitted at indoor exhibitions. The box office will open for walk-up sales on Monday, October 4, 2021. Box office hours will be Monday through Friday from 11am to 2pm.
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