Intercultural Residency Series Fall 2016
September 26 – October 1
Concert: Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 pm Pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm with Dr. Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Artists will visit classes across campus, open to the community. Dr. Monius is speaker and residency curator and most of the classes and public events.
Residency Schedule (subject to change)
Monday, September 26
2:00 – 4:50 pm FA 14a Intermediate Painting Professor Lichtman Painting Studio TBD
6:00 – 7:30 Informal Lecture-Concert (off campus) Comments by Dr. Ann E. Monius Harvard Divinity School TBD
Tuesday, September 27
2:00 – 4:50 pm CAST 150b Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Professor Cohen Slosberg 212
6:30 – 9:20 pm MUS 86a Improv Collective Professor Hall TBD
Wednesday, September 28
12:00 – 1:00 pm Informal Concert - Music at Mandel Sandeep Das, tabla, and Rajib Karmakar, sitar will give a short concert of music drawn from the Indian Classical tradition. Comments by Dr. Ann E Monius Mandel Center for the Humanities
2:00 – 4:50 pm MUS 195a Music and Meaning Professor Keiler Slosberg Recital Hall
5:00 – 6:20 pm THA 109bPhysical Theater, Body, Gesture, and Character Professor Dibble Dance Studio, Spingold This class will include music and dance instruction
Thursday, September 29
3:30 – 4:50 pm ANTH 184b Cross-Cultural Art and Aesthetics Professor Urcid Slosberg 212
Friday, September 30
9:00 – 10:00 am Waltham Public Schools Performance Waltham High School
11:00 – 12:20 pm HIST 178b Britain and India: Connected Histories REL 107a Intro to World Religions SAS 100a India and Pakistan: Understanding South Asia Professors Muller, Lucken, Anjaria Slosberg Recital Hall
4:00 – 5:30 pm Open Workshop with Guest Artists. Bring your instrument. Opportunity to interact and learn from guest artists. Special invitation to players of Indian instruments (tabla, vin, sarod, sitar, etc.) but all are welcome. Don't be shy! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Slosberg Recital Hall
Concert: From India: Rhythms of Life
Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 pm Pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm with Dr. Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions, Harvard Divinity School Post-concert reception
Sandeep Das, tabla Rajib Karmakar, sitar Mike Block, cello
According to ancient Hindu treatises, it is believed that the universe was created when Lord Shiva danced with his drums in hand. The idea that sound itself can connect us to the cosmos and to each other is at the heart of Indian classical music. This evening’s journey calls to the ancient Gods, evoking rain, thunder and lightning through the polyrhythms of Das’s tabla and magical resonances of Karmakar’s sitar. Guest artist, cellist Mike Block joins in a celebration of rocking improvisation, “half dance, half dare.”
The 2016-17 MusicUnitesUS Intercultural Residency Series is supported in part by the Brandeis Arts Council, Music Department, the Waltham Public Schools and many other on and off campus supporters.
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