Office of Communications
January 24, 2011 - January 30, 2011
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo


'Foundations of Arts Administration'

New research program to 'grow the science pipeline'
Capital region foundation funds summer research opportunities for college, high school students.

Smith, Fehling to help set safety standards for firefighters
They will work with UCLA researchers on a project supported by the Department of Homeland Security.

Limn Dance Company to end residency with Jan. 28 performance
Don't miss this chance to see a great dance company perform at the Zankel Music Center.

BRG to welcome Washington at Jan 24. training
His Jan. 24 visit to campus will include a session open to campus community.

Saratoga Reads announces upcoming events
Schedule includes activities that revolve around The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa.

Author Siri Hustvedt to be on campus for 'Memoir vs. Fiction'
Hustvedt will lecture and particpate in a panel discussion with Skidmore English faculty.

Annual Student Art Exhibition scheduled
Schick Art Gallery to host this crowd-pleaser, which opens Feb. 3.

Faculty-Staff Achievements

D'Abate wins notice at international conference, Stange lectures at international conference, Seyb helps TV watchers assess Obama's recent visit.

Thoroughbred sports update
Hockey victorious against Hamilton; St. Lawrence challenges basketball teams.


Daily Events

Tuesday 1/25

FEATURED EVENT

Limon Dance Company Lecture and Demonstration
Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Dance Center - Dance Theater

Emperor Jones reconstruction Lecture/Demonstration with Clay Taliaferro


 

Auditions: Drastic Measures Co-Ed A Capella
Time: 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - 214

Singers and Beatboxers: - Singers of all levels are encouraged to audition - Bring a song that you enjoy singing - Bring friends... the more, the merrier


 

Men's Basketball vs. Williams
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


Thursday 1/27

 

Lecture and Panel Discussion: "Memoir vs. Fiction"
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Surrey Williamson Inn

A lecture and panel discussion featuring Siri Hustvedt and Skidmore faculty members Robert Boyers, Greg Hrbek, and Melora Wolff.

Siri Hustveldt is an acclaimed novelist and memoirist, author of many books, including "What I Loved" and the forthcoming "Sigmund Freud Lecturers in Vienna."

Light refreshments will be served.


Friday 1/28

 

Women's Basketball vs. Vassar
Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


 

Ice Hockey vs. Connecticut College
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


FEATURED EVENT

Limón Dance Company
Time: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

Performance features a new commission by Jonathan Fredrickson, a revival of an early Jirí Kylián piece, "La Cathedrale Engloutie", and Limón's 1956 "There is a Time".

"For drama, virtuosity and grace, there is no finer company" - Village Voice Tickets are available at www.skidmore.showclix.com


 

Men's Basketball vs. Vassar
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


Saturday 1/29

 

Ice Hockey Alumni Game
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


 

Women's Basketball vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


 

Ice Hockey vs. Tufts
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Saratoga City Rink


 

Men's Basketball vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


Ongoing Events

FEATURED EVENT
  [7/17 - 4/17] Opener 20: Paula Hayes: Understory
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Payne Room
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

Paula Hayes creates living artworks that intimately connect people with the natural environment and each other. Her glass terrariums and indoor plantings fill the Tang's Payne Room, transforming it into an oasis-like setting for dinners and conversations around her custom designed table settings and dinnerware.


FEATURED EVENT
[9/18 - 2/27] The Jewel Thief
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Wachenheim Gallery
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

"The Jewel Thief" combines works by sixty artists with eccentric arrangements to explore new ways to think about and experience abstract art. Through experiments with scale, color, material and space the exhibition will create an immersive environment that raises questions about art, and display and enables fresh takes on the specific works.


[10/9 - 2/27] Elevator Music 17: Peter Edwards
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Elevator
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

"Elevator Music 17 features a sound and light based sculpture by sound artist and instrument builder Peter Edwards. Describing himself as a "self-taught electrical engineer", Edwards' atypical approach to electronics has produced a unique and highly personalized outpouring of fantastical instruments. Edward's new work, consists of a cluster of reactive light and sound emitting orbs descending from the ceiling of the Tang's capacious elevator.


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