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Spotlight on the performing arts: Visiting theater director opens 30th anniversary season

Spotlight on the performing arts: Visiting theater director opens 30th anniversary season

October 9, 2019

Kate Eminger—a director and filmmaker based in New York—is visiting guest director of the International Theatre Program’s production of The Grown-Up, a play that, as she says, “captures this idea that there’s magic in everyday life.”

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Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

October 2, 2019

Construction is scheduled to begin in November on the Sloan Performing Arts Center, a 29,000-square-foot facility on the River Campus that will provide new space for theatrical programs, dance programs, concerts, and other activities.

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Music scholars come together in Rochester for <em>Abbey Road</em> conference

Music scholars come together in Rochester for Abbey Road conference

September 17, 2019

The University’s Institute for Popular Music and the Eastman School of Music host “Come Together: Fifty Years of Abbey Road,” a three-day symposium to commemorate the Beatles’ landmark work.

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Spotlight on the performing arts: Alumni on the Fringe

Spotlight on the performing arts: Alumni on the Fringe

September 16, 2019

Siena Facciolo ’19 and Chris Palace ’18 worked together on musical projects while students at the University of Rochester, and as alumni that work continues at the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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University on the Fringe

University on the Fringe

September 6, 2019

We ask a few University participants in this year’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival what draws them to the Fringe, and what—besides their own shows—they recommend attending.

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Carry on, carillon

Carry on, carillon

June 26, 2019

The free summer carillon recitals on the University of Rochester’s Eastman Quadrangle continue on Monday evenings in July.

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‘The great democratic voice’

‘The great democratic voice’

May 30, 2019

May 31 is the 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman’s birth, and Rochester has a few ties of its own to the poet who contained multitudes.

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Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

May 21, 2019

Fox, a novel by Croatian author Dubravka Ugrešić and translated into English by the University’s nonprofit literary translation press, is a finalist for the annual award honoring literature in translation.

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Studio art graduates put on a show

Studio art graduates put on a show

May 14, 2019

Works in the Class of 2019 senior art exhibition explored themes such as interpersonal relationships, environmentalism, and emotional expression.

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