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Winter Arts Highlights


January 25
Opening Reception: Winter Exhibitions
Come early for a gallery talk by artist Robert Franklin Gates. Exhibitions are on view through March 15 at the AU Museum.


January 29
Annual Faculty Benefit Reading
Featuring Kyle Dargan, Anagnorisis; Stephanie Grant, Map of Ireland; David Keplinger, Another City; Patricia Park, Re: Jane; Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Balm; and Rachel Louise Snyder, No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us. Proceeds benefit 826DC.


Saturday & Sunday
February 1 & 2
Concerto & Aria Competition
A two-round competition open to AU undergraduate musicians. Winners will perform with the AU Symphony Orchestra or Symphonic Band in a later concert.

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