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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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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

December 7, 2016

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: Hear New Jazz at Kodak Hall Are you in the mood for some contemporary jazz? The Eastman School of Music’s New Jazz Ensemble will […]

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Dance, light, media come together in <em>Confluence</em>

Dance, light, media come together in Confluence

December 6, 2016

The Program of Dance and Movement will present a series of shows featuring students, faculty, and guest artists in new collaborative and multidisciplinary dance works exploring social issues in the wake of the 2016 election.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 30, 2016

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: Get a Seat to Obie Award-winning Play The Obie-award winning play Circle Mirror Transformation opens at Todd Theater on Thursday, December 1, with […]

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Five lives connect, unspool in Annie Baker’s <em>Circle Mirror Transformation</em>

Five lives connect, unspool in Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation

November 16, 2016

The International Theatre Program closes its fall semester with guest director Pirronne Yousefzadeh’s production of what she calls “a love letter to the theater.”

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