From our friends at the CFA:
A lecture by Wesleyan’s 2016-2017 Creative Campus Fellow in Dance Darrell Jones. For nearly a decade, his artistic research has found its central focus through a dialogue between his postmodern training and the voguing aesthetic. He has performed in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and companies including Bebe Miller, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown, and Ralph Lemon. He recently performed Bebe Miller Company’s History at Wesleyan in November 2011 in the Patricelli ’92 Theater, a work in progress duet with fellow company dancer Angie Hauser. Ms. Hauser and Mr. Jones had started dancing together a decade earlier in the Bebe Miller Company work Verge, which received its Connecticut premiere at Wesleyan’s Center for the Arts in September 2001.
The New England debut of the dance work Hoo-Ha by Darrell Jones in a salon format will take place on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 8pm and Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2pm and 8pm in World Music Hall.
Date: Tuesday, November 15
Place: Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, 247 Pine Street, Middletown
Andrew Chatfield writes in from the CFA to invite you to see a gallery exhibit by R. Luke Dubois:
Genre-defying composer, artist, and performer R. Luke DuBois utilizes data to create maps, scores, and videos that explore subjects including the Iraq War and the census; and that raise questions of artistic agency, privacy, and fair use. Organized as a database of his projects and concerns, the exhibition “R. Luke DuBois: In Real Time” is the first major gallery presentation of his work, and will include recent and commissioned pieces that take as their basis real-time data flows, topical statistics, and contemporary media footage. Co-sponsored by Wesleyan’s Department of Art and Art History, Department of Government, Digital and Computational Knowledge Initiative, Information Technology Services, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Quantitative Analysis Center.
Closed: Wednesday, November 25 through Monday, November 30, 2015
Date: Open until December 13th (But closed November 25th and November 30th)
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Main Gallery, 283 Washington Terrace, Middletown
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, Noon-5pm
Read more about this exhibition on the Zilkha Gallery’s website.
Are you tired of just sitting in a room? Here’s your chance to get out and explore Middletown’s sonic landscape while test-driving your inner experimental musician. CFA Program Manager Erinn Roos-Brown writes in:
MiddletownRemix is part of Music & Public Life, a year-long campus and community-wide exploration of music. MiddletownRemix is a collaborative, place-based sound project that enables participants to develop and express the acoustic identity of Greater Middletown, and to explore and experience the soundscapes of the city.
Join us for a free workshop with UrbanRemix founder Jason Freeman, to learn how to use the cell phone and web application and participate in developing and expressing the acoustic identity of Greater Middletown. Free and open to all ages. Bring your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android phone if you have one.
Where: Green Street Arts Center, 51 Green Street, Middletown.
When: September 19 (tomorrow) at 6:30 PM; September 20 at noon.
Learn more here.