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NOVEMBER 22, 2012

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  • Thanksgiving holiday; no classes; university offices closed Thursday and Friday
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AFTER NOVEMBER 22

      • Thu 02/21/13
        7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • Idan Cohen Dance Company
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Idan Cohen Dance Company
        Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m.
        Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center

        PLEASE NOTE: EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT
        A limited number of student tickets may still be available -- AU students please contact Laura Cutler for current availability: 202-885-3780.


        Israeli choreographer Idan Cohen brings his dance company to American University to perform excerpts of his ...more

        Type: Performance
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Fri 02/22/13
        4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Spring Arts Management Colloquium: Beauty and the Brain
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center
        Admission is free

        How does the brain experience art? Why does it move us? Do aesthetics evolve biologically? The 2013 American University Arts Management Spring Colloquium explores the growing field of neuroaesthetics with an emphasis on the visual brain. Artist Shahin Shikhaliyev will give a lecture, followed by a panel discussion with Terry ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Performing Arts

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      • Sun 03/17/13
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Russian Chamber Arts Society: Legacy of Russian Jewish Composers
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • 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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      • Mon 04/22/13
        7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • FDR and the Jews
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Please join Distinguished University Professors Richard Breitman and Allan Lichtman as they discuss their new book, FDR and the Jews.

        The event is free and open to the public.

        Please join us for a book signing and dessert reception after the talk.

        For more about the authors and book, please see

        -- News article and video clips: Roosevelt Neither Villain nor Hero for the Jews

        -- FDR and the ...more

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

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      • Tue 05/14/13
        10:00 am – 7:00 pm
      • Waterworks
      • Katzen Rotunda 1st Floor
      • Exhibition: Waterworks
        Tuesday, May 14 through Sunday, June 16
        Waterworks is an exhibition of approximately fifty paintings by local artists using water-based media (gouache, watercolor, acrylic, and water-based oil). Ten artists are participating: Miche Booz, Pat Clarke, Tom Gannon, Natasha Karpinskaia, Kiu Kavousi, Cathy Kwart, Catherine Levinson, Bonny Lundy, Virginia Mahoney, and John Woo. ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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