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This year's thesis
students in Wesleyan's Department of Art and Art History's Art Studio
Program are invited to select a single work from their Senior Thesis
Exhibition for a year-end showcase of drawing, painting, printmaking,
photography, sculpture, mixed media and architecture curated by
Professor of Art Tula Telfair. The Thesis art show is on display
through May 26 in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, open
Introductory and Advanced students perform
the thunderous and exhilarating rhythms of Japanese Taiko drumming.
Several dynamic styles will be showcased, demonstrating both traditional
and contemporary Taiko repertoire. At 7pm tonight in Crowell
tomorrow at 9pm in the Memorial Chapel,
the Wesleyan University Collegium Musicum performs Funeral Music from
Tudor and Stuart England under the direction of Associate Professor of
Music Jane Alden.
The Wesleyan Korean Drumming Ensemble
showcases the dynamic mixture of traditional drumming and dance, Sunday
night at 7 in the World Music Hall.
Chinese Music Ensemble, in collaboration with the Wesleyan Orchestra and
Chorus, will present works associated with the classic Chinese novel
"Dream of the Red Chamber", and music in various regional style in
Crowell Concert Hall on Sunday at 8.
As part of
Wesleyan's Annual "Spring Dance" show, Student choreographers present
works created after a full year of dance composition studies, tonight and tomorrow at 8 at the Patricelli '92 Theater. Featuring
new works by Eleonore Bayles, Kim Ladd, Naya Samuel, Jiovani Robles,
Emily Weitzman, and Sally Williams.
You can find more information about all arts events at Wesleyan University online at Wesleyan.edu/cfa
in Middletown, tonight, at The Buttonwood Tree on main street, Drummer Art
Lillard and his trio will play jazz standards, show tunes,
swing tunes, bossa nova, and blues, as well as some originals.
afternoon at the Buttonwood, the piano students of Joe Riff's music
perform a recital at 2:30. Through the month of May, Telephone Portraits
will be on display. A photograpy exhibit by Michael Arafeh of
Coffeehouse Recording Studio will be on display. Sunday, the Buttonwood
Tree presents religious services with "Solid Rock Ministries", and Rev.
Ronnie Bantum from 10am – 11am and then Worship with Pastor Sandra
Steele from 11am to noon. Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front
of the Buttonwood. all welcome, and consider yourself invited to help
prepare vegetarian food beforehand at the First Church on 190 Court
Street at 11:30 am. For more information about all Buttonwood events, go
Tomorrow, from 11am to 1, The
Russell Knitters gather to share ideas and expertise at Russell Library
in Middletown. You are invited to bring your knitting projects,
questions, and expertise. No registration is required.
www.russelllibrary.org for information about other classes and clubs
the library has to offer.
The Sanctuary at Shepherds Field in
East Haddam hosts its third Annual Karmic Relief fund raising event this Saturday,
featuring Comic Hypnotist Dan Larosa, live jazz music, and a silent
auction of special works of art by well-known artists and holistic
practitioners, as well as food and drink. To buy tickets or to find out
more, you can call the Sanctuary at (860) 319-1134 or visit their
website at oursanctuary.org
Bridge Street Live in
Collinsville presents comedian Pete Lee tonight, a show of
guitar music on Saturday night, and a jazz performance by the Noah
Preminger Quartet on Sunday night. Check out 41bridgestreet.com for more
or call (860)693-9762
Now, here's a brief rundown of cinema off the beaten path in central CT this week.
Cinestudio, the Trinity College Cinema in Hartford is showing "JEFF,
WHO LIVES AT HOME" which chronicles a day of unexpected adventures for a
30-year-old slacker, who only intended to pick up some wood glue for
his mother (Susan Sarandon). More online at cinestudio.org
Art Ways in Hartford offers screenings of two documentaries this week.
"EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS" follows the renowned Spanish chef Ferran
Adrià as he works with his culinary team to develop a new menu for his
restaurant. Tonight's showing will be preceded by a special molecular bar
and food demonstration with local restaurants at 6 PM.
of Genesis and Lady Jaye is an intimate portrait of performance artist
and musician Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his other half and
collaborator, Lady Jaye, as they undergo a series of plastic surgeries
for their "Pandrogyne" project. More info can be found online at
Now here's what's playing tonight on WESU 88.1FM in Middletown,
BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow's
broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.That’s all for today’s
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