Office of Communications
May 2, 2011 - May 8, 2011
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo


Sustainable Skidmore, Spring 2011

13th Academic Festival scheduled for May 4
The annual celebration of academic excellence will feature over 300 student presenters this year.

Ying Quartet to wrap up Moore Chamber residency with concert

The May 3 performance will also feature student musicians.

Drastic Measures saluted for generosity
ASPIRe, N.Y. says thanks to student group for a year of support.

Regis Brodie exhibition scheduled at Schick Art Gallery
The show will include ceramics and paintings by the artist.

Faculty-staff achievements

Skidmore hosts spring meeting of the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.

Thoroughbred sports update
Men's tennis wins Liberty League title, baseball clinches playoff berth.

Daily Events

Monday 5/2

 

Choreography I Class Showing
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Dance Center

Skidmore Dancers perform original work choreographed by the Choreo I class.


Tuesday 5/3

 

Baseball vs. New Paltz
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Castle Diamond


Pi Sigma Alpha Induction and Awards Ceremony
Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Scribner Library - Pohndorff Room

Honor Society Induction and Departmental Awards Ceremony, by invitation only.


 

Honors Convocation (Open to faculty/staff only)
Time: 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall - Upstairs Banquet Room


FEATURED EVENT
 

Ying Quartet
Time: 8:30 PM- 10:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

The dynamic Ying Quarter returns to perform with Skidmore students and faculty in an exhilarating season finale.

Tickets are available at www.skidmore.showclix.com


Wednesday 5/4

FEATURED EVENT
 

Academic Festival (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Location: Various Campus Locations


Saturday 5/7

FEATURED EVENT
 

Voices of Hope and Remembrance: Honoring the Legacy of Terezin
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

Battenkill Chorale Janet McGhee, Artistic Director, presents

Voices of Hope and Remembrance: Honoring the Legacy of Terezin, featuring music written and performed at Terezin concentration camp plus "The Flowers of Terezin" by Thomas Oboe Lee

"I Never Saw Another Butterfly," poetry by children imprisoned at Terezin sung by The Bennington Children's Chorus

Jewish music by Schubert, Bernstein, Weill, Whitacre, Bloch, Janowski, Lewandowski

Musica, Dei Donum Optimi world premiere by Alfred V. Fedak

Saturday, May 7, 8pm

Sunday, May 8, 4pm 3pm pre-concert talk: music at Terezin Power Point show by Joshua R. Jacobson, filmed interview with Terezin survivor Edgar Krasa, and composer Thomas Oboe Lee


Sunday 5/8

 

Baseball vs. RPI (Doubleheader)
Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Castle Diamond


FEATURED EVENT
 

Voices of Hope and Remembrance: Honoring the Legacy of Terezin
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center

Battenkill Chorale Janet McGhee, Artistic Director, presents

Voices of Hope and Remembrance: Honoring the Legacy of Terezin featuring music written and performed at Terezin concentration camp plus "The Flowers of Terezin" by Thomas Oboe Lee

"I Never Saw Another Butterfly," poetry by children imprisoned at Terezin sung by The Bennington Children's Chorus

Jewish music by Schubert, Bernstein, Weill, Whitacre, Bloch, Janowski, Lewandowski

Musica, Dei Donum Optimi world premiere by Alfred V. Fedak

3pm pre-concert talk: music at Terezin Power Point show by Joshua R. Jacobson, filmed interview with Terezin survivor Edgar Krasa, and composer Thomas Oboe Lee


Ongoing Events

FEATURED EVENT
  [2/5 - 7/31] "Environment and Object in Recent African Art"

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

"Environment and Object in Recent African Art" will examine recent African art according to two fluid and often intertwined aesthetic and conceptual frameworks: the impact of the environment on contemporary African life, and the use of found objects and appropriated materials as a recurring presence in current African art.

Curated by Lisa Aronson, associate professor of Art History at Skidmore, and John Weber, Dayton Director of the Tang.


FEATURED EVENT
  [3/26 - 7/31] Tang Museum Exhibit: "Alumni Invitational 3"

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

The third Alumni Invitational organized by the Tang Museum. Presented as a part of the Tang's 10th anniversary, four Skidmore alumni artists will be shown in the museum's Wachenheim Gallery. Several works by each artist will offer a focused look at the diverse and inventive practices of Skidmore's alumni. Artists will be announced in Spring 2011.


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