Office of Communications
July 2, 2012 - July 8, 2012
Scope Weekly

Daily Events

Monday 7/2

 

Non-Fiction and Fiction Reading: Philip Lopate & Elizabeth Benedict
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

NYS Summer Writers Institute Readings: Philip Lopate (author, Waterfront) and Elizabeth Benedict (novelist, Almost).


Tuesday 7/3

 

Public Tour: Behind the Scenes at the Tang
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

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

Public tour: Behind the Scenes at the Tang Museum at 1pm.


 

Poetry and Fiction Reading: Louise Gluck & Caryl Phillips
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Louise Gluck (Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for Poetry) and Caryl Phillips (novelist, A Distant Shore, The Nature of Blood)


 

Skidmore Jazz Institute: Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Quintet Sound Prints
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Ladd Hall

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano and Grammy-nominated trumpeter Dave Douglas lead this quintet featuring Lawrence Fields (piano), Linda Oh (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).


Wednesday 7/4

 

Fiction and Poetry Reading: Allan Gurganus & Campbell McGrath
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Allan Gurganus (author, White People) and Campbell McGrath (poet, American Noise)


Thursday 7/5

 

Fiction Reading: Paul Auster & Siri Hustvedt
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Paul Auster (author, The Brooklyn Follies) and Siri Hustvedt (novelist, What I Loved)


 

Skidmore Jazz Institute: Skidmore Faculty Sextet
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Ladd Hall

Featuring Bill Cunliffe, Todd Coolman, Dennis Mackrel, Pat LaBarbera, Bobby Shew, and Curtis Fuller


Friday 7/6

 

Skidmore Jazz Institute: Jazz Student Concerts
Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Ladd Hall


 

UpBeat on the Roof with "Low 'N Lonesome"
Time: 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

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

UpBeat on the Roof with "Low 'N Lonesome", fingerstyle and acoustic blues at 7 p.m.


 

Fiction and Poetry Reading: Joanna Scott & James Longenbach
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Davis Auditorium

New York State Summer Writers Institute: Joanna Scott (author, Arrogance) and James Longenbach (author, The Iron Key)


Ongoing Events

[5/30 - 12/30] "Hearing Pictures"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

"Hearing Pictures" explores the relationship between sound and vision through a selection of aurally evocative drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints from the Tang collection.


  [6/9 - 10/14] "Elevator Music 21: Doug Van Nort: Constellate"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

"Elevator Music: Doug Van Nort: Constellate" Sound artist and experimental musician Doug Van Nort's work explores the radical sculpting of sonic environments, noise, immersion and the embodied nature of listening. "Constellate" turns the Tang elevator into a resonant sound-producing body for which Van Nort has created an original composition.


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