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Daguerreotype exhibit explores nanotechnology’s role in preserving local history

Daguerreotype exhibit explores nanotechnology’s role in preserving local history

November 13, 2015

While damage to daguerreotype plates is often visible by eye, evidence of further deterioration may only be detected at the nano level. The University is leading groundbreaking research that bridges the gap between science, history, and the arts.

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Kate Weare Dance Company explores contemporary intimacy, truth

Kate Weare Dance Company explores contemporary intimacy, truth

November 5, 2015

The New York City-based dance company’s work explores contemporary views of intimacy and truth telling, such as the need for safety, longing to connect, and the desire to be seen.

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Polish Film Festival explores universal themes of struggle, hope

Polish Film Festival explores universal themes of struggle, hope

October 29, 2015

This year’s Polish Film Festival, put on by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, features stories of elusive happiness, personal struggles, history, and murder.

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University Brass Choir presents annual ‘Spooktacular’ concert

University Brass Choir presents annual ‘Spooktacular’ concert

October 27, 2015

“Going Nuts! A Halloween Spooktacular,” an evening of rock, metal, and popular music re-purposed for brass instruments, just in time for Halloween.

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A Halloween dance/theater event: <i>When the Souls Rise</i>

A Halloween dance/theater event: When the Souls Rise

October 20, 2015

University of Rochester’s Program of Dance and Movement’s presents When the Souls Rise, an original production that celebrates Halloween through dance, music, and drama. This is the first time the show will be performed at a university.

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Visual artist Christopher Knowles to give solo performance

Visual artist Christopher Knowles to give solo performance

October 16, 2015

The University’s Humanities Project will present a solo performance of The Sundance Kid is Beautiful, a rarely shown work by visual artist Christopher Knowles. Knowles is often regarded as being an outsider whose work is explained through his autism.

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Concert pays tribute to life, work of violinist Lynn Blakeslee

Concert pays tribute to life, work of violinist Lynn Blakeslee

October 15, 2015

Eastman School of Music faculty and alumni will gather to pay tribute to Lynn Blakeslee, who taught at Eastman from 1987 until she retired in 2013. Blakeslee died in August at the age of 75. She had been first violinist of the Streichquintet Mozarteum for 15 years.

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Institute for Popular Music pays tribute to American rock

Institute for Popular Music pays tribute to American rock

October 12, 2015

To mark the 50th anniversary of what many rock historians consider to be one of the most progressive years in the history of rock music, the institute’s “In Performance” series kicks off with a tribute concert to American rock.

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Allen Ginsberg’s beat poetry, Philip Glass’s hypnotic music create a portrait of social revolution

Allen Ginsberg’s beat poetry, Philip Glass’s hypnotic music create a portrait of social revolution

October 8, 2015

The seismic shifts in America’s cultural and political landscapes are reflected in words and music in Hydrogen Jukebox, a music theatre piece that will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 5 through 8 in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.

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From behind the microphone and onto the stage: International Theatre Program presents <i>Under Milk Wood</i> by Dylan Thomas

From behind the microphone and onto the stage: International Theatre Program presents Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas

September 29, 2015

The International Theatre Program kicks off its 26th season on Thursday, Oct. 8 with a rare stage production of Dylan Thomas’ play, Under Milk Wood. Originally written for radio in the 1950s as a “play for voices,” Under Milk Wood was the only play Thomas ever completed.

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