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Premiering: <em>The Rochester Plays</em>

Premiering: The Rochester Plays

January 31, 2013

Set on a snowy inner-city street during a time of blizzard, a young single mother embarks on a friendship with an ex-con and with a reclusive welfare recipient looking to overcome his addictions.

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Hip-Hop, Modern Dance and More

Hip-Hop, Modern Dance and More

January 29, 2013

The third annual inspireDance festival continues to showcase the rich diversity of dance and movement styles found throughout the Rochester community.

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Distinguished Soprano Joins Philharmonia in Kodak Hall

Distinguished Soprano Joins Philharmonia in Kodak Hall

January 28, 2013

Helen Donath, whose distinguished career spans more than five decades, will join the Eastman School of Music’s Philharmonia for a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.

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Organ Professor Remembered

Organ Professor Remembered

January 26, 2013

David Craighead, who died on March 26, 2012, at the age of 88, was a revered teacher and musician.

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This Year’s Super Bowl Ads: What to Expect

This Year’s Super Bowl Ads: What to Expect

January 25, 2013

Professor George Cook examines the ad value, branding impact, and return on investment for companies. (video)

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An Urban App to Slow You Down

An Urban App to Slow You Down

January 23, 2013

“Indeterminate Hikes” encourages users to focus on their environment in unexpected ways, via an app developed by a faculty art professor and a sustainability writer.

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Organists Appointed to Eastman School Faculty

January 17, 2013

Edoardo Bellotti is considered a leading expert in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque keyboard music; Nathan Laube is a star among young classical musicians.

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Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

Eastman Wind Ensemble Marks 60 Groundbreaking Years

January 15, 2013

The brainchild of conductor Frederick Fennell, the Eastman Wind Ensemble has defined “wind ensemble” and been the pioneering model for other groups.

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A Presidential Voice

A Presidential Voice

January 14, 2013

Just in time for President Barack Obama’s inaugural address on Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Rochester will open an exhibit on the history of presidential speechwriting.

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Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

January 14, 2013

Four Eastman School student musicians will become part of a historic event when they perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21.

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