Events

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Lecture: "The Visual Politics of Labor: Ben Shahn and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1937–1947"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Snite Ciolecture

Frances K. Pohl, Reynolds '56 Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Art History, Pomona College.

The American artist Ben Shahn created graphic art for the newly formed Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from 1937 to 1947, including posters for the Steelworkers Organizing Committee in the late 1930s and for the CIO’s Political Action Committee (CIO

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Art and Architecture Tour (sponsored by the Friends of the Snite Museum)

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Location: Elkhart

Daytime Side

(Please reserve your seat by September 27)

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8:15 AM Board Cardinal bus in Dorr Road lot
(off Route 933, south of WNDU-TV)

8:30 AM Depart campus
9:00 AM Arrive Elkhart (Indiana), divide into two touring groups

9:15 AM
group a | Tour Beardsley House, then Ruthmere Museum

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Concert: Milton String Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Milton String Quartet

The Milton String Quartet took the Grand Prize and Senior String Division Gold Medal at the 44th Annual Fischoff Competition. The Ensemble, violinists Roman Fraser and Maithéna Girault, violist Evan Robinson, and cellist Joshua Morris are in recital as part of this fall’s Winner’s Tour of the Midwestern United States.…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite/ Artist Talk: "Identity, Representation, and Transformation"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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“Once you can see beyond the obvious, you’re in a whole new way of living.”

-Willie Cole

 

This artist talk is in conjunction with Cole’s exhibition Making Everything Out of Anything. Cole uses everyday household objects—irons, ironing boards, women’s shoes, hair dryers, bicycle parts—to create works that explore African-American history, consumerism, economics, contemporary politics, gender, and race.  He has been referred to as an  “urban archaeologist,” for exploring universal and cultural concepts through these common, often discarded materials.…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fall Family Night @ the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Ghosts and goblins are welcome at the Museum the week before Halloween. Join us for a frighteningly fun family evening filled with more treats than tricks. Enjoy festive art making, trick-or-treating in the galleries, a Halloween-themed dance party, and refreshments for all.  Costumes are encouraged!…

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Concert: Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take this group of world-class musicians plus legendary five-time Grammy winners The Blind Boys of Alabama, and combine them with Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas, the “Soul Queen of New Orleans,” and you get a very special evening of music that simply oozes with the Crescent City vibe. It’s the next best thing to being in the French Quarter! 

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Intimate Objects of Beauty and Faith"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Charles Rosenberg

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Film: "Between Earth and Sky"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

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Alaska has been the source of myth and legend in the imagination of Americans for centuries, and what was once the last frontier of American expansion, has become the first frontier in climate change. Between Earth and Sky examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers, and arctic soil. The island of Shishmaref has been home to the Inupiaq people for thousands of years. As sea ice retreats and coastal storms increase the people of Shishmaref are faced with a disappearing island and a 200 million dollar price tag to move their people with an untold cost on their culture and history.…

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Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Jeannine Pitas will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s work, The History of Violets, I Remember Nightfall

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Performance (family friendly): The Okee Dokee Brothers

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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The Okee Dokee Brothers believe that music can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities, and themselves. Parents’ Choice and Grammy Award-winners, their national fan base loves their amusing lyrics, strong musicianship, and unique folk style. 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite (Film and Gallery Conversation): "An Evening with Rembrandt"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Step into the 17th century and into the life of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the greatest artists of all time during this evening exploring his work, his world, and the exhibition Rembrandt’s Religious Prints: the Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Performance: Third Coast Percussion

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Third Coast ends their 5-year tenure as our Ensemble-in-Residence with a multimedia work featuring a new soundtrack to the 1966 Oscar-nominated children’s short film Paddle to the Sea. The hard-grooving Grammy winners round out the program with works by Philip Glass, Jacob Druckman, and Musekiwa Chingodza inspired by the ubiquity of water, its properties, and our wonder at the mysterious world teeming unseen within it.…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Film: "Fukushima Mon Amour"

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Location: Browning Cinema

Fukushima Mon Amour

This drama from director/screenwriter Doris Dörrie was shot in black and white in the Fukushima region of Japan shortly after the triple disaster event that ravaged the nation in 2011. The story follows a young German woman named Marie (Rosalie Thomass) who travels to Fukushima with the foreign aid organization Clowns4Help to try and cheer up the residents living near the site of a nuclear meltdown. At first, the trip is not what Marie was expecting, but she soon finds a purpose by helping Satomi (Kaori Momoi), the last geisha living in Fukushima, piece her life back together.…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Reading by Kellie Wells, 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Kellie Wells the 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner for her short story collection God, the Moon, and Other Megafauna reads at Notre Dame (location TBA) on December 6, 2017.

Kellie Wells graduated from the University of Kansas

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