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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

March 22, 2017

Jeanette Colby, the University’s calendar editor, offers her selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. Get information on these and other upcoming events at the University of Rochester Events Calendar at www.rochester.edu/calendar. Be moved by contemporary dance The Program of Dance and Movement will present an afternoon program with Kate Weare Company at […]

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The core of Chuck Berry’s legacy

The core of Chuck Berry’s legacy

March 20, 2017

Rock ‘n roll Legend Chuck Berry died on March 18 at the age of 90. John Covach, rock historian and director of the Institute for Popular Music, writes an op-ed remembrance article for Macleans, on what made Chuck Berry iconic in a era of song stylists, covers, and lyric sanitization.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

March 15, 2017

Joy Bian ’17 offers her selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. Get information daily on upcoming events at the University Events Calendar at www.rochester.edu/calendar. #1: Hear stories of ‘Hyphenated Lives’ The Memorial Art Gallery hosts its “Hidden Passions” series on Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m. The program, which is in its […]

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<em>That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her</em> opens at Todd Theater

That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her opens at Todd Theater

February 23, 2017

Pretty and rich, Alyssa Long attracts the attention a newcomer, Felix Maia. Alyssa disappears, and rumors proliferate on social media. Described as Gossip Girl meets Lord of the Flies, That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her opens the International Theatre Program’s spring season with a dark comedy that looks at social media and social justice.

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Events celebrating black history

Events celebrating black history

February 1, 2017

W. Kamau Bell, sociopolitical comedian and host of the Emmy-nominated CNN show United Shades of America, highlights a month of lectures, films, performances, and exhibits.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

February 1, 2017

Danielle Douglas ’17 offers her selection of events and activities to do this weekend. Find daily information on upcoming events on the University Events Calendar at www.rochester.edu/calendar.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

January 25, 2017

Jeanette Colby, the University’s calendar editor, offers a selection of events and activities to do this weekend. Find daily information on upcoming events on the University Events Calendar at www.rochester.edu/calendar. #1: Visit the Memorial Art Gallery’s Media Arts Installation The Media Arts Watch initiative at the Memorial Art Gallery offers two new installations on view through […]

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Inspired by—and through—dance

Inspired by—and through—dance

January 19, 2017

The Program of Dance and Movement’s seventh annual inspireDANCE Festival features six days of master classes, workshops, and performances. This year’s headliner is Dance Heginbotham, a rising contemporary dance company from New York City.

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Much more than a teen idol: George Michael the musician

Much more than a teen idol: George Michael the musician

December 26, 2016

John Covach, rock historian and director of the University’s Institute for Popular Music, summarized Michael’s impact on and influence in an essay for CNN.

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What’s your resolution and how will you keep it?

What’s your resolution and how will you keep it?

December 22, 2016

Lose weight. Get in shape. Do better in school. We asked University experts for tips on how to make some of the most popular resolutions a reality in 2017.

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