Featuring percussionist Matthew Duvall and eco-acoustic composer Matthew Burtner, this outdoor happening will invite the audience to participate in a performance where the arboretum becomes an instrument.
This program will highlight some of the finest illustrated natural history books of the late Renaissance to the early Victorian era. It will examine the role these books have played in making natural history accessible to the public, and in sharing the results of scientific research with the scholarly community.
Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a smorgasbord of rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos.
Friends of Asian Art connect with other members with an interest in the arts of China, Japan, Korea and South and Southeast Asia. Events are held exclusively for the Friends including exhibition viewings, guest lectures and examination of artworks represented in the Asian art collections.
Although women make up around ninety percent of tea ceremony practitioners in contemporary Japan, histories of the practice typically ignore women’s presence until the late 19th century. In her talk, Dr. Corbett will introduce some of the main trends we can identify for women’s tea practice in these periods.
Recorded live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.
Members at the Supporting Level and above are invited to join Director Steven High for an update on what we have accomplished and where we are headed for the 2019-2019 season. This program will take place in the Chao Lecture Hall in the Center for Asian Art and a light breakfast fare will be served.
Through movement and music, the myriad and fluid dimensions of memory and amnesia are explored at the intersection of art and science. Theatre Re was established in 2009 by actor and director Guillaume Pige.
The Science Behind the making of The Nature of Forgetting: Taking The Nature of Forgetting as a starting point, members of the Theater Re company will highlight how the neurobiology of memory has shaped the making of the work. Recommended for college students studying biology, pre-medicine and psychology.
Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. But his detective work,forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.