All Upcoming Events

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2021
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2021

July

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Chinese Music Ensemble Spring Concert
Monday, July 26, 2021 at 12:00pm
YouTube

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Wesleyan’s Chinese Music Ensemble, under the direction of Joy Lu, presents a virtual concert, featuring a variety of Chinese music derived from traditional and contemporary works.

September

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Opening Reception: The Language in Common
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:30pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

FREE!

The group exhibition The Language in Common presents artistic practices that site language in the space between poetry, visual art, and their performance. The opening reception will feature a curator talk by Associate Director of Visual Arts and Adjunct Instructor in Art Benjamin Chaffee at 5pm.
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The Era Footwork Crew: In the Wurkz
Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

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Following a series of virtual engagements at Wesleyan during the 2020–2021 season, The Era Footwork Crew, who have pioneered the battle dance known as Chicago footwork since 2014, will be joined on campus by DJs from the electronic collective Teklife for the opening performance of their first national tour of In the Wurkz (2019).
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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

FREE!

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.
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Film Screening and Discussion: Kattumaram (Catamaran)
Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Online

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Part of an emerging queer cinema from South India, this free virtual screening of the 2019 film Kattumaram (Catamaran) will be followed by a discussion with director Swarnavel Eswaran and Professor and Chair of the Dance Department and Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hari Krishnan, moderated by Assistant Professor of Film Studies Anuja Jain.

October

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B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India
Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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Vocalist and Adjunct Associate Professor of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyan will be joined in this free concert by Adjunct Associate Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam.
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Dance Workshop and Conversation with The Post Natyam Collective
Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 2:00pm
Online

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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. 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
Online

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World-renowned sitar virtuoso Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan belongs to the seventh generation of an influential musical lineage. This free, pre-recorded concert 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.
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Forklift Danceworks: WesWorks—A Performance with Wesleyan University Physical Plant and Custodial Operations
Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:00pm
Starting at Andrus Field (55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut)

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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.
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Forklift Danceworks: WesWorks—A Performance with Wesleyan University Physical Plant and Custodial Operations
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:00pm
Starting at Andrus Field (55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut)

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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.
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Forklift Danceworks: WesWorks—A Performance with Wesleyan University Physical Plant and Custodial Operations
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 7:00pm
Starting at Andrus Field (55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut)

RESERVE NOW

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.
Ticket sales and reservations for free fall events will be available online starting Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11am. The general public will be welcomed back to the Wesleyan campus this fall. Unvaccinated patrons must adhere to and follow the University's COVID-19 safety guidelines of wearing a mask and 6' social distancing, whether they are outdoors or indoors; indoor events may require additional safety measures. Please check this page closer to the event date for updated information.
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