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Public Events

Date & Time Description
Friday

September 5, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: 104

Lecture: “Looking at the Music: Jazz and the Visual Arts”

Lecture by Robert O’Meally, the Zora Neale Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and Founder and former Director of the…

Lecture:  “Looking at the Music: Jazz and the Visual Arts”
Wednesday

September 10, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: Room 259

Life Drawing Session

Weekly throughout the academic year on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. As a service to the artists in our community, we…

Life Drawing Session
Monday

September 15, 2014
7:30 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: 104

Film: In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland

This film documents the life and career of jazz legend Marian McPartland (1918 – 2013) as a musician, composer, and…

Film: In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland
Wednesday

September 17, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: Room 259

Life Drawing Session

Weekly throughout the academic year on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. As a service to the artists in our community, we…

Life Drawing Session
Monday

September 22, 2014
7:30 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: room 104

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 1: “Gumbo”

“Jazz music objectifies America,” the trumpeter Wynton Marsalis says at the beginning of the episode.  “It is an art form…

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 1: “Gumbo”
Wednesday

September 24, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: Room 259

LIfe Drawing Session

Weekly throughout the academic year on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. As a service to the artists in our community, we…

LIfe Drawing Session
Monday

September 29, 2014
7:30 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: room 104

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 2: “The Gift”

Flappers, Prohibition, speakeasies, and the booming stock market—the uproarious “Jazz Age”—sets the tone for this episode, and the story of…

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 2: “The Gift”
Wednesday

October 1, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: 104

Panel Discussion with David C. Driskell, Robert E. Steele, and Curlee Raven Holton

Driskell is a distinguished artist, scholar, and collector, Driskell has authored five books on African American art, and since 1977,…

Panel Discussion with David C. Driskell, Robert E. Steele, and Curlee Raven Holton
Wednesday

October 1, 2014
6:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: Room 259

Life Drawing Session

Weekly throughout the academic year on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. As a service to the artists in our community, we…

Life Drawing Session
Monday

October 6, 2014
7:00 pm
Olin Arts Center
Room: room 104

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 3: “Our Language”

As the stock market soars to record heights, jazz is played in dance halls everywhere. The music now places more…

Ken Burns Jazz – Episode 3: “Our Language”