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Rochester: home to the study of pop music

Rochester: home to the study of pop music

January 17, 2019

The “study of pop music is just as serious-minded as studying Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms,” says John Covach, director of Rochester’s Institute for Popular Music in (585) magazine.

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Public health joins dance to put arts into action

Public health joins dance to put arts into action

January 10, 2019

In an effort to understand how to initiate change in a community, students in an Arts and Activism course, and their counterparts in an Environmental Health and Justice course, met up in Rochester dance studio to create some new moves.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

December 5, 2018

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. The University Events Calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 28, 2018

The University Events Calendar—powered by Localist—features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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Conversation with visiting director Christina Roussos

Conversation with visiting director Christina Roussos

November 26, 2018

Christina Roussos, visiting Rochester from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, talks about directing students from diverse backgrounds in the play “Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again,” which opens November 29 for a two-weekend run.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 14, 2018

Find something to do at the University of Rochester and check out the University Events Calendar. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 7, 2018

The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School of Music, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

October 31, 2018

Browse, discover, and share upcoming events on the University of Rochester Events Calendar. he calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School of Music, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

October 24, 2018

Jeanette Colby, the University calendar editor, offers a selection of events and activities to do this weekend.

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Q&A with the Director of the Institute for the Performing Arts

Q&A with the Director of the Institute for the Performing Arts

October 22, 2018

Newly appointed as director of the Institute for the Performing Arts, Missy Pfohl Smith talks about ideas and aspirations for the institute and discusses the status of the Sloan Performing Arts Center, slated to be operational by Fall 2020.

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