Visual & Performing Arts

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    Things to Do, May 19-26, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Events this week include a computer game design showcase; chamber music, poetry and more during the 10th annual Mayfest; films May 19-20 at Cornell Cinema and an exhibit of Dragon Day trophy heads.
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    Diaz's study of art collective journeys into Chicano/a culture

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    In a new book, assistant professor Ella Maria Diaz explores the Royal Chicano Air Force collective, from its murals in Sacramento, California to texts, cultural engagement, education and activism.
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    Orchestra members forge cultural bonds on Argentina trip

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Cornell Orchestra members traveled to Argentina over spring break to collaborate with professional symphony musicians for a concert performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6 in the city of Neuquén.
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    Critique, compassion are 'Side by Side' in Biennial artist's work

    Patti Witten Bookmark 
    "Side by Side," artist Pepón Osorio's Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial installation in Rand Hall, depicts one local family in the context of empathy as a point of contact within social systems.
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    Things to Do, May 12-19, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Events this week include a Science Cabaret on synthetic biology; networking at the Johnson Museum; "Anarchy in the Archives" ending in Kroch Library; and a reading by MFA student writers.
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    10th annual Mayfest features music, wine, yoga, poetry

    The Department of Music celebrates the 10th anniversary of Mayfest, its annual springtime festival of world-class chamber music, with a variety of new events May 19-23.
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    Grateful fans flock to campus for Chimes concert

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    About 200 people gathered on Cornell's central campus in Ithaca to hear the Cornell Chimes pay tribute to the Grateful Dead on the 40th anniversary of the band's May 8, 1977, concert in Barton Hall.
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    Student-made films to screen at Schwartz Center

    Yvette Lisa Ndlovu Bookmark 
    From stories of budding romances to a vampire huntress out for revenge, the Department of Performing and Media Arts will screen films written and directed by students at 7 p.m. May 15.
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    Things to Do, May 5-12, 2017

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    Events this week include a local literary festival with events featuring faculty members; a free concert by the Cornell Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Glee Club; and a 3-D feature at Cornell Cinema.
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    Campus, community celebrate 'Cornell '77' Grateful Dead concert

    Daniel Aloi Bookmark 
    The 40th anniversary of the Grateful Dead's famed May 8, 1977, concert in Barton Hall is being celebrated with a new book, audio releases and events including a Cornell Chimes concert.