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MARCH 17, 2013

Sunday
  • Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday
      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
      • Katzen Museum Second Floor Exhibition
      • Andrei Molodkin: CRUDE
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Andrei Molodkin is an internationally recognized contemporary Russian artist engaged in deconstructing the economic realities of geopolitical praxis. Consisting of his monumental ballpoint-pen drawings and his three-dimensional constructions filled with crude oil, Molodkin's exhibition "CRUDE" effectively articulates the space between ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Grisha Bruskin, The Fellows Converge, and Andrea Way
      • Katzen Museum First Floor Exhibition
      • Grisha Bruskin: H-Hour
        January 26 through March 17, 2013
        Contemporary Russian artist Grisha Bruskin's new sculpture project "H-Hour" examines the myth of the enemy in very diverse manifestations: the hostile state, class enemy, enemy of the subconscious, 'the other' as enemy, time, chronos and death as enemies, the enemy of the human species, among others. His work explores how the trivial is ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Winter 2013 Exhibitions: Susan Yanero
      • Katzen Museum Third Floor Exhibition
      • Susan Yanero
        January 26, 2013 through March 17, 2013
        Former AU professor Alan Feltus describes Susan Yanero's paintings as… "close to abstraction while being, at the same time, fascinating images of her interior world made through the magic of the immediacy of her brushstroke laying down color in such a way that drawing and painting and surface exist in equal measure, strong, direct, and ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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      • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Russian Chamber Arts Society: Legacy of Russian Jewish Composers
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • VSPACER
      • Russian Chamber Arts Society: Legacy of Russian Jewish Composers
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $40 regular admission, $25 AU students

        Jewish  musical nationalism in Russia was directly influenced  by a music movement that emerged in the first half of the 19th century that sought  to develop a specifically Russian style of music instead of imitating Western-Eu­ropean ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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AFTER MARCH 17

      • Sat 03/23/13
        8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Gorenman Piano Project
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Tickets: $25 regular admission, $10 AU students
        Purchase tickets online at american.tix.com or call 202-885 ARTS

        Following the completion of the Gorenman Beethoven Project, internationally acclaimed concert pianist and American University musician in residence Yuliya Gorenman continues exploring masterpieces of the great composers with the ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Tue 03/26/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Artist Talk: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Artist Talk: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        March 26, 6 p.m.
        Admission is free

        Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a London-based artist, will speak about her work. Yiadom-Boakye has shown work internationally in solo exhibitions including the Jack Shaniman Gallery, New York; the Chisenhale Gallery, London; and the Corvi-Mora, London. She has been included in many ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Art Department

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      • Wed 03/27/13
        7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • McCabe Lecture Series: Ava Farmer
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Ava Farmer (nom de plume of Sandy Lerner) will read from her novel, Second Impressions, the first sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that accurately depicts the original's historical and cultural milieu. Published by Chawton House Press, an affiliate of Chawton House Library and the Centre for the study of Early English Women's Writing in Hampshire, England, Second Impressions draws its ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • Thu 03/28/13
        6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Art Colloquia for Critical Inquiry: Amy Raehse
      • Katzen Performing Arts Studio 246
      • Art Colloquia for Critical Inquiry: Amy Raehse
        Room 246, Katzen Arts Center
        March 28, 6 p.m.
        Admission is free

        Amy Raehse, executive director and curator at Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Marlyand gives a lecture as part of the Spring Colloquia for Critical Inquiry Series titled Outside In.

        The Department of Art is excited to present Outside In, the first part in a three part colloquia series ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Art Department

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • The Art History Program Distinguished Scholar Lecture
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Admission is free
        The lecture features Debra Diamond, Associate Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Freer/Sackler Museums, Smithsonian Institution.

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        Host: Performing Arts

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