[Summit] Fw: Featured Events at Brown through Sunday, December 20

David Kolsky davidjkolsky at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 8 11:27:37 CST 2015

This is the last featured-events calendar from Brown for the year. It will publish again next semester.
Also at Brown, at 8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday):

Jazz combos concertGrant Recital Hall(behind the Orwig Music Building at Hope and Young Orchard)
Free admission for all

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 Guidelines for Submission | Read this on the Web     Please note: This will be the final issue of Featured Events for this academic semester. Publication will resume in the spring. Information on University events is available online during the summer. 
  Tuesday 8 December 6:00pm   Fight Logic: Performance by Brian House    Artist and musician Brian House will give a performance in collaboration with Michela Bentel and Hawk Lao, on the occasion of Wickerham and Lomax's "Take Karaoke: A Proposition for Performance Art." A reception and discussion with Wickerham and Lomax will follow. Curator Nathan Lee will moderate the discussion. Sponsored by the Creative Arts Council, the event is free and open to the public. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Cohen Gallery, 154 Angell St.  http://www.brown.edu/academics/creative-arts-council/events/upcoming
   Tuesday 8 December 7:00pm   A reading by novelist Brian Evenson    Novelist Brian Evenson will read from his work as part of the Program in Literary Arts' Contemporary Writers Reading Series. Evenson is the author of more than a dozen works including the novel Immobility and the short story collection Windeye. A professor of literary arts, Evenson is the recipient of numerous awards including American Library Association's Best Horror Novel for 2009, the International Horror Guild Award, and being named the O. Henry Prize Winner on several occasions. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St.  http://www.brown.edu/academics/literary-arts/events
   Wednesday 9 December 12:30pm   Concert performance: Beethoven's Hammerklavier    Benjamin Nacar will perform a mid-day concert of Ludwig van Beethovan's Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106, hosted by the Cogut Center for the Humanities. Nacar, a 2012 Brown graduate, will give a brief talk prior to the performance on the occasion of Beethoven's 245th birthday, which falls on Dec. 16. The event begins at 12:30 p.m. in Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting St.  http://www.brown.edu/academics/humanities/events/cogut-center-events
   Thursday 10 December 4:30pm   On Diplomacy, Seizing the Moment, and Talking to Liars    Ambassador Christopher Hill will deliver a keynote address "On Diplomacy, Seizing the Moment, and Talking to Liars," as part of the workshop DAYTON at 20: An Impact Assessment. Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Hill is a monthly columnist for Project Syndicate and is the author of Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir. Prior to his role at the University of Denver, Hill served as the U.S. ambassador to Iraq in 2009 until 2010. A live webcast will be available online. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St.  http://watson.brown.edu/events/2015/ambassador-christopher-hill-reflections-dayton-20-years
   Thursday 10 December 4:30pm to Friday 11 December 5:00pm   Dayton at 20: An Impact Assessment    Several scholars will take part in a workshop titled "Dayton at 20: An Impact Assessment," as part of the Security Seminar Series. Speakers will reflect on the Bosnia-Herzegovina armed conflict of 1992-1995, discuss the way it ended, and the nature of post-conflict order within and outside of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The workshop will lead participants to ask whether Dayton is still relevant and why? What lessons does it hold today for peacemakers? And what are the legacies left behind for the region, the United States, and the world? The workshop will run from Dec. 10-11 in the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St. An address by Christopher Hill at 4:30 p.m. will kickoff the workshop. For a complete program, visit http://watson.brown.edu/events/2015/dayton-20-impact-assessment  
   Monday 14 December 7:30pm to Wednesday 16 December 9:00pm   Performance: Spirit Trust    The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies present "Spirit Trust," written by Katie Ka Vang '16, directed by Rebecca Noon. In the world of Panooramen there exists a body of water that can help heal broken spirits. However, bringing a spirit to the water is not an easy task.The plot unfolds as Angel sets out to save the spirit of a human named Violet, who has undergone too many chemo treatments and failed transplants, but concerns begin to mount as the pair wonder whether they will find the sacred water in time. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. The performance will run from Dec. 14-16 in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Studio 1, 154 Angell St. For more information, visit http://www.browntaps.org/spirit-trust/  
   Thursday 17 December 8:00pm   New Music for Piano and Interactive Electronics    The Department of Music presents a concert performance of New Music for Piano and Interactive Electronics under the direction of Keith Kirchoff. The program will feature new works by MEME graduate composers Nicole Carroll, Alex Dupuis, Martim Galvao, Luke Moldoff, and Amber Vistein. Kirchoff, pianist, concert curator, and teacher, is known for his integration of computers and modern electronics into traditional classical performances. Free and open to the public, the event begins at 8 p.m. in Grant Recital Hall, located behind the Orwig Music Building on the corner of Young Orchard Avenue and Hope Street.  http://www.brown.edu/academics/music/events/keith-kirchoff-concert-new-music-piano-and-interactive-electronics
    Thursday 10 September 8:30am to Tuesday 15 December 5:00pm   DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition    The Art at Watson initiative presents DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, an exhibition of work by photographer Dana Gluckstein. The exhibition consists of 60 black-and-white portraits of indigenous peoples taken over three decades with the intention of capturing "The fleeting period of world history where traditional and contemporary cultures collide." Gluckstein has photographed prominent figures including Nelson Mandela, and Muhammad Ali, and has shot award-winning advertising campaigns for clients including Apple and Toyota. DIGNITY will be on display on the walls of the Watson Institute, 111 Thayer St., through Tuesday, Dec. 15. Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-863-6040.  http://watson.brown.edu/events/2015/dignity-tribes-transition
   Friday 28 August 10:00am to Friday 29 April 4:00pm   Uncovering Ancient Egypt: Ancient Crafts, Modern Technologies    The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology presents "Uncovering Ancient Egypt: Ancient Crafts, Modern Technologies," an exhibition that offers a glimpse into how Brown researchers have used modern technologies to discover how objects in ancient Egypt were made and used thousands of years ago. Although some of the objects on display are worn and broken from the years, visitors are encouraged to look inside the objects to learn about their history. Compiled from the collections of the Haffenreffer Museum, the Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, the exhibition aims to answer questions about how these items played a role in the daily lives of Egyptians. The exhibition will be on display through spring 2016, in the Haffenreffer Museum, the College Green. Exhibition hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on Mondays and University holidays. For more information, call 401-863-5700.  http://www.brown.edu/research/facilities/haffenreffer-museum/uncovering-ancient-egypt-ancient-crafts-modern-technologies
   Wednesday 9 September 10:00am to Friday 18 December 4:00pm   In Deo Speramus: The Symbols and Ceremonies of Brown University    The Haffenreffer Museum presents "In Deo Speramus: The Symbols and Ceremonies of Brown University." The exhibition will explore the unique history of the University by offering an up-close view of numerous objects, documents, and photographs, generously provided by the Archives, the Rhode Island Historical Society, and the Providence Public Library. From the President's robe and official chain -- worn in Commencement and other ceremonies -- to the University's mace, the exhibition will examine the many symbols and ceremonies that are etched into Brown's architecture and traditions. The exhibit will be on display in the Haffenreffer Museum, 21 Prospect St., through December 2015. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m; closed on Mondays. For more information, call 401-863-2065.  http://www.brown.edu/research/facilities/haffenreffer-museum/deo-speramus-symbols-and-ceremonies-brown-university
   Monday 21 September 5:00pm to Friday 27 May 5:00pm   Native Re-Appropriations: Contemporary Indigenous Artists    Curated by Adrienne Keene, "Native Re-Appropriations: Contemporary Indigenous Artists" challenges viewers to examine existing stereotypes and issues facing Native Americans. The exhibition features the works of five Indigenous artists that engage in the politics of representations, cultural appropriation, and stereotypes. With the use of Native American imagery in popular culture, the exhibition aims to raise awareness of the diversity and modernity of Natives. The exhibit will be on display through May 2016 in the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, 80 Brown St. Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on weekends and University holidays. For more information, call 401-863-5775.  http://www.brown.edu/academics/race-ethnicity/events/2015/09/fall-welcome-native-re-appropriations-exhibit-opening-reception
   Saturday 7 November 11:00am to Monday 21 December 4:00pm   The 2015 Faculty Show    The Department of Visual Art and the David Winton Bell Gallery present the 2015 Faculty Show, an exhibition highlighting the cross-disciplinary spirit of Brown University. The exhibition will feature the works of 24 faculty artists in fields such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, video, sculpture, installation, music, dance and literary art. The exhibition will be on display through Dec. 21 in the Bell Gallery, List Art Building, 64 College St. Exhibition hours are Monday-Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays from 1 to 9 p.m., and weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 401-863-2423.  https://news.brown.edu/articles/2015/11/facultyshow
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