Poet Laureate for She plays in an invented band with her Half Straddle collaborators in this vulnerable and harrowingly funny melodic reckoning. There is something for everyone that is both entertaining and educational.
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Contemporary artist and musician Lonnie Holley will be in conversation with Aleesa Alexander, assistant curator of American art at the Cantor Arts Center. The acclaimed St. Lawrence series, a matinee array of chamber outings in many modes. The acclaimed modern JACK Quartet joins in for a lively series of new works played by great musicians.
Grammy nominee and Bay Area mainstay John Santos and his stellar band are experts on the historical and cultural significance of Latin jazz. At the Bing, Santos reflects on sacred traditions from Cuba that have birthed and influenced popular music and dance in Afro-America and around the world. This ancestral ritual of rhythm, melody and movement is the thread that connects us to peace, to joy, to family—and to the sweet memories that represent a home for which we all yearn.
The result was this unique program and recording, Oscar, With Love. Her latest cartographic works continue to explore the themes of place, gender and power. In her public conversation with Peggy Phelan, director of Stanford Arts Institute, professor of theater and performance studies, and of English, Kozloff will show her decorative work in high art and craft media from the early 70s to the present.
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Soundscape ecologist, musician and author Bernie Krause has recorded and archived the sounds of the natural world for more than fifty years. Building from her debut album, War Love, she and producer Tyler Brooks will weave together story, creative practice, and song to dialogue with audiences on emergent themes of personal and political trauma, the spirit, and soul. Featuring a century-spanning repertoire and a mischievous, white-hot wit, the saucy tragi-comedienne chanteuse Meow Meow lights up the stage in a sublimely subversive performance with Pink Martini founder and pianist Thomas Lauderdale.
Expect great originality and an amazing live show, where the improvisations and the interaction of these two musicians make each concert uniquely special. Initially trained in the Socialist Realist style, Liu studied mural painting as a graduate student at the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing, before immigrating to the U. She currently lives in Oakland, California, and is a professor emerita at Mills College, where she has taught since Liu shares her development as an artist over the course of five decades, from China to her current studio practice, as part of the Studio Lecture Series.
Working at the unexpected intersection of physics, the history of Modernism, and art, McElheny imagines a multiverse scenario, where five separate universes occupy the same space, frozen in their individual moments of expansion.
McElheny will be in conversation with David Weinberg, distinguished university professor and chair of the Department of Astronomy at Ohio State University. At the Bing with the ensemble Gimme5, Bobby will take audiences on a life-changing musical adventure. Experience call-and-response vocals, global rhythms, soaring melodies, lush harmonies, invented language, silence, prayers and laughter.
Featuring a century-spanning repertoire and a mischievous, white-hot wit, this saucy tragi-comedienne chanteuse lights up the stage in a sublimely subversive performance with Pink Martini founder and pianist Thomas Lauderdale. As part of its upcoming U. This performance is in preparation for recording sessions of this repertoire that will take place the following week. In she was awarded the MacArthur Genius fellowship. She is on campus for a reading as part of the Lane Lecture Series and a colloquium.
New Breed Brass Band lives and breathes the culture of New Orleans, infusing funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass band tradition. Since then, they have showcased their originality opening for such diverse bands as The Fray, Red Baraat, Dr.
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Acclaimed artists Lawrence Brownlee, tenor, and Eric Owens, bass-baritone, share the stage in arias and duets by Bizet, Mozart and Verdi alongside American songs and spirituals. Visual artist Sheila Pepe is known for her large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculptures made from domestic and industrial materials. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and performer Caroline Shaw presents several of her acclaimed compositions with Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players, alongside works by Baroque and classical composers that directly influenced her writing.
Co-commissioned with Cal Performances, the piece explores the experience of undocumented individuals brought to this country as children—and what it means for cities to provide sanctuary. When the Quebe Sisters from Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away.
Mohr Visiting Artist Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz artists to have emerged in the s. Exact Time TBA.
Richard Schechner, one of the founders of Performance Studies, is a performance theorist, theater director, author, editor and educator. He combines his work in performance theory with innovative approaches to the broad spectrum of performance including theatre, play, ritual, dance, music, popular entertainments, sports, politics and performance in everyday life in order to understand performative behavior not just as an object of study, but also as an active artistic-intellectual practice.
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