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Featuring visiting artists.

6:40 p.m. November 15, 2018
Since the 1990s, German artist Jutta Koether has reflected on contemporary culture through her painting, performance, music, and writing. Koether is most commonly recognized for her abstract paintings that combine vibrant colors and gestural strokes with contemporary and historical imagery, such as graffiti-like brushwork, song lyrics, images of women, floral motifs, and other symbolic references.
 
Fall 2017 Visiting Artists Series: Patrick Strzelec
5:40 p.m. December 1, 2018
Patrick Strzelec makes abstract sculpture. He is a former Rudolph Arnheim lecturer in sculpture at Harvard University and is an associate professor in sculpture at Mason Gross.He has been a recipient of numerous awards in sculpture, including the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship; the Ballinskelligs Project, Ireland; the Rome Prize, Rome, Italy; the National Endowment for the Arts; and numerous New Jersey State Council for the Arts grants.
 
Fall 2017 Visiting Artists Series: EJ Hill
6:40 p.m. December 6, 2018
EJ Hill’s endurance performances and installations often have deep personal roots—“I’ve been storing these experiences in my body since childhood,” Hill has said. In his work, Hill often pushes himself to the point of exhaustion—both emotionally and physically—in order to make visible the daily difficulties of living in a queer, Black body.
 
MFA coLAB Performance
7:30 p.m. Friday, December 8, and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017
A performance in partnership with New Brunswick-based coLAB Arts in their mission to create dances that emerge from community-based creative engagement with local social advocacy organizations. This program is supported, in part, by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.
Loree Dance Theater
Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5
 
5:40 p.m. December 8, 2018
Anna Shteynshleyger grew up in Moscow, Russia and immigrated to the US in 1992. She lives in Brooklyn, NY where she teaches at Pratt Institute. Shteynshleyger is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation award.
 
10 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2018
During a hot summer in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on an abandoned plot of land in the suburbs, an uncontrollable wave of smoke sparks uncertainty and chaos in this semi-experimental film. Director Benjamin Naishtat will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
10 a.m. Friday, February 9, 2018
A compilation of works by the documentary and experimental filmmaker from Madrid, Spain. Sancho will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
10 a.m. Friday, February 16, 2018
Faced with an unresponsive mother and a criminal father, Ozark teenager Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) does what she can to manage the household and take care of her two younger siblings. Informed by the sheriff (Garret Dillahunt) that their father put their home up for bond and then disappeared, Ree sets out on a dangerous quest to find him. With her entire family’s fate now in her hands, Ree challenges her outlaw kin’s code of silence and risks her life to learn her father’s fate. Director Debra Granik will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
Faculty Recital: Min Kwon, piano, with guest artist Eric Zuber, piano
7:30 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2018
Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K. 448; Schubert’s Fantasie for Four Hands in F Minor; Rachmaninoff’s Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos.

Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

5 p.m. Sunday, February 25, 2018

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018
Ed Neumeister, director
A night of original music, including selections from Ed Neumeister’s Wake Up Call, featuring guest pianist Dave Berkman.

Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni and Employees $10 / Students $5

10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018
Improvisation master class with the Eastman School of Music professor.
 
5 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2018
Recital of improvisations on the Richards, Fowkes & Co. pipe organ.
 
Friday, March 30, 2018
4 p.m. – master class
7:30 p.m. – recital
French masterworks including Jacques Castérède’s Sonata for Clarinet; Ernest Chausson’s “Andante et Allegro”; Olivier Messiaen’s “‘Abîme des oiseaux’ from Quatuor pour La Fin du Temps”; Henri Rabaud’s “Solo de Concours”; Camille Saint-Saëns’s Clarinet Sonata, Op. 167.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

10 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018
In the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI sting operation, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government’s counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them through the perspective of a 63-year-old Black revolutionary-turned-informant. Co-director David Felix Sutcliffe will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.