April

Continuing Through April 6

Agency, Tolerance and Imagination: Art and Civic Engagement

The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m
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This exhibition features prints and photographs that focus on current political and social issues. These works were acquired as part of the museum’s student-selected art acquisition initiative. Exhibition curated by Jacqueline Amezcua '19.

Continuing Through April 13

Timely and Timeless: Japan's Modern Transformation in Woodblock Prints

The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This exhibition considers woodblock printmaking in Japan from the age of Hiroshige through the early 20th century. This exhibition is curated by senior art history majors Fiona Clarke, Isabel Figueroa, Mary Emma Heald, Chelsea Kramer, Lilly Middleton, Cece Witherspoon and Adrian Zhang, under the direction of Ren Wei.

Friday, April 5, 7 p.m.

Faculty Recital: James Martin, Baritone

James Martin, Eun Baik-Kim, James Hontz

Clockwise, from top right: Eun Ae Baik-Kim, James Hontz and James Martin.

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

Associate Professor of Voice James Martin will be joined by contributing faculty members Eun Ae Baik-Kim (piano) and James Hontz (guitar) in spirituals and works by de Falla, Brahms, Barber and Joni Mitchell.

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April 8-May 20
Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-7 p.m.; Gallery Talk at 6 p.m.

Sylvia J. Smith ’73 Artist-in-Residence 2018: Christopher Hartshorne

Christopher Hartshorne, Fusion Field (2017), woodblock printed public art installation.

Christopher Hartshorne, Fusion Field (2017), woodblock-printed public art installation.

Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar St. entrance)
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 3-5 p.m., Saturday, 2-5 p.m.

This exhibition will feature work by Christopher Hartshorne, a printmaker who utilizes woodcut techniques. The studio art artist-in-residence program is made possible through the gracious support of Sylvia J. Smith, a Dickinson trustee and member of the class of 1973.

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Thursday, April 11, noon

Noonday Concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students in Dickinson’s performance studies and chamber music programs.

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Friday, April 12, 7 p.m.

The Dickinson College Jazz Ensemble

The Dickinson College Jazz Ensemble

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

The Dickinson College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey Wohlbach, presents a concert of jazz standards.

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Saturday, April 13, 7 p.m.

Weiss Prize Concert and Animation Screening

Diane Lee, Untitled (From Rome), digital rendering, 2018.

Diane Lee, Untitled (From Rome), digital rendering, 2018.

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

The Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize in the Creative Arts, established in 1986, is awarded annually to students majoring in English (creative writing emphasis), theatre & dance, art & art history or music. This year’s recipients are composer-pianist Sam Phelps and studio-artist Diane Lee.

Phelps will present Great Awakening, an original oratorio in a contemporary style recounting the Biblical story of the raising of Lazarus. The performance will feature James Martin (baritone), Jennifer Blyth (piano) and Douglas Buchanan (conductor) as well as student singers and guest cellist Lavena Johanson. Lee will screen her Weiss Prize animation, rendered by hand in the digital environment and based on a narrative that explores the impact of time and place on its protagonists.

Sunday, April 14, 7 p.m.

Fusion 98 Talent Show: a College/Community Arts Initiative

Mathers Theatre, Holland Union Building

Tickets are $5; proceeds go to REACH! for ongoing youth programs and scholarships.

Come to a high-energy evening showcasing local youth in multiple facets of the arts. Dickinson College students and REACH! combine forces for the second year of the Fusion 98 Talent Show. Dickinson and REACH! students will collaborate on pieces that showcase their talents in singing, rap, dance, acting and instrumental music. Tickets available at the door.

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Mark Blashford and friend.

 

Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.

Jack & Jill

 

The Cubiculo, 40 W. High St.

A one-man puppet show performed by actor, puppeteer and musician Mark Blashford, featuring hand-carved, folk-toy-inspired puppets and live music. The story addresses water conservation and water rights, and is presented in the style of an Appalachian Jack Tale.

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Thursday, April 18, noon

Noonday Concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students in Dickinson’s performance studies and chamber music programs.

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Thursday, April 25, noon

Noonday Concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students in Dickinson’s performance studies and chamber music programs.

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April 26-May 18
Reception: April 26, 5-7 p.m.

Senior Studio Art Majors Thesis Exhibition

Dickinson's senior studio art exhibition.

 

The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Senior studio art majors Elsie Campbell, Kate Clements, Olivia Dwelley, Sam Fonseca, Duanduan Hsieh, Diane Lee, Nathaneal Matlack, Lucy Paterson, Sammy Polinsky, Nicole Wang, Victoria Xiao, Adya Zecha and Ilana Zeitzer present thesis projects under the direction of Rachel Eng with Todd Arsenault, Andrew BaleAnthony Cervino and Ward Davenny

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April 26-27, 7 p.m.
April 28, 2 p.m. 

Freshworks 2019

The Dance Theatre Group (DTG).

 

Mathers Theatre, Holland Union Building
$7, or $5 with student ID

Student choreographers collaborate with Dickinson’s student dance company, the Dance Theatre Group (DTG), to present an evening of new choreographic research, on and off the Mathers stage. DTG is under the direction of Sarah Skaggs, director of the dance program, with assistance from Erin Crawley-Woods, visiting assistant professor of dance. Concert presented by the Department of Theatre & Dance and DTG.

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Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m.

The Dickinson College Orchestra & Choir

Lette Valeska, Mourning, 1948.
(Lette Valeska collection) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Lette Valeska, Mourning, 1948. (Lette Valeska collection) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, corner of Bedford and High

The Dickinson Orchestra, under the direction of Peter Brye, joins the College Choir for a performance of Fauré’s serene Requiem. The concert also features the winners of the Student Concerto Competition, Uyen Dam and Shourya Kishorepuria, playing Poulenc Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos.

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Tuesday, April 30, noon

Dickinson College Chamber Music Concert I

chamber music concert

Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts

This concert features students who have been working in chamber ensembles coached by music department faculty.

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All events are open to the public and are free, unless otherwise noted. Events listed in the Calendar of Arts are subject to change. Please contact the appropriate department prior to an event to confirm that it will take place as listed.