Chinese Music Ensemble Spring Concert

Monday, July 26, 2021 at 12:00pm
YouTube

FREE!

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.

Read more about the virtual Chinese Music Ensemble concert.

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.

Read more about "The Language in Common."

The Era Footwork Crew: In the Wurkz

Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8:00pm
CFA Theater

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).

Read more about the Era Footwork Crew.

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.

Read more about the the College of East Asian Studies Japanese Garden.

Film Screening and Discussion: Kattumaram (Catamaran)

Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Online

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.

Read more about "Kattumaram (Catamaran)."

B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India

Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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.

Read more about B. Balasubrahmaniyan: Vocal Music of South India.

Dance Workshop and Conversation with The Post Natyam Collective

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

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.

Read more about the Post Natyam Collective.

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan’s Raag Bhimpalasi

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

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.

Read more about Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan’s Raag Bhimpalasi.

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 Physical Plant and Custodial Operations

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."
Chinese Music Ensemble Spring Concert
Monday, July 26, 2021 at 12:00pm
YouTube
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.
Opening Reception: The Language in Common
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4:30pm
Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery
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.
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).
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.
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