Where Art Thou?

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Get cultured.

Your goal for the semester was to really get out there and explore more of New York City. Well, now those readings have kicked in and you’ve got a little less time to spare. That doesn’t mean you can’t take a look at our second installment of  Where Art Thou, a listing of enthralling arts events that will take you on and around campus, and are sure to entertain. If you would like to see your cultural event here, please let us know about it at [email protected].


Ethnographic Exhibitionism, 6 pm in 930 Schermerhorn.
A talk with Alys George of NYU, focusing on performance culture, body history, and dance: The Body as Spectacle and Science in Vienna 1900. Free.

Bach and the Romantics, 8 pm in Miller Theatre.
Best known for her inspired recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Brooklyn-based pianist Simone Dinnerstein offers selections from her forthcoming CD in this first solo recital at Miller, again breathing fresh air into the music of Bach. Tickets $7 from the TIC, more details.


Culture Shock: Evolution, 7 pm – 10 pm in Roone.
Each year, cultureSHOCK explores pertinent questions about the Asian American experience through the performing arts. It is a stage for the voice of rising talent within our community, whose backgrounds resonate through song, poetry, dance, and other expressive means. Performances from Mitchell Grey, Brownstar Revolution and others. $10 from Tic, including food, more details.


Aspects of Orpheus: The Gaze, 4 pm 7 pm in Sulzberger Parlor (Barnard)
Senior Recital by Holly Druckman, including performances of music by Debussy, Monteverdi, Gluck, Schumann, and Stravinsky. Followed by a light reception. Free.


Jennifer Egan: Rewiring the Real, 6.30 pm – 8 pm in IAB 1501.
Part of a yearlong series of conversations with writers about the interplay of literature, technology and religion. Jennifer Egan is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad, Look at Me and The Keep. Moderated by Willing Davidson, fiction editor of The New Yorker. Free.

Musical Experiments, 6 pm in Miller Theatre.
The first of Miller’s Pop-up Concert series. Free beer, on-stage seating and relaxed vibe all around. Listen to contemporary classical in a new way, performed by the JACK quartet and Ensemble Signal. Free.

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  1. Anonymous

    Musical experiments sounds like an awesome series. I mean, come on, free beer!

  2. Anime Purist  

    "cowboy beepop", tags-writer? Perhaps you were trying for Cowboy Bebop. Instead, you produced an atrocity that tops even the pronunciation (I sh*t you not, someone said this) "Cowboy Buh-BOP"...

  3. Friday - Song Cycle  

    There will also be the premier of a new song cycle by Alex Porter, CC '14, on Friday at 8pm in Sulzberger Parlor.

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