- February 10, 2014
On the very day the 2014 Winter Olympics were getting underway in Sochi, four members of the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble were awarded medals of their own at the 2014 Huain Cup International Chinese Instrument Competition at the Le Petit Trianon Theatre in sunny San Jose, California.
A panel comprised of elite musicians and music scholars from the P.R. China awarded a Gold Medal to Yawen Chen (Dizi - Chinese bamboo flute), a Silver Medal to Vivky Wu (Guzheng - Chinese zither), and Bronze Medals to Xiaodi Wang (Erhu - Chinese fiddle), and Ken Wang (Sanxian - Chinese banjo). This year marks the third time Carleton students have competed in this prestigious competition.
These medalists will be performing in the Concert Hall on March 2nd.
- February 3, 2014
The students in Britta Johnson's Stop Motion Animation class have been learning and developing the skills of stop motion animation for the past five weeks. On February 6th, at 5:30pm, their projects will come to life in Weitz Cinema in a special screening. Come support the students and the CAMS department and enjoy these interesting projects.
For more information, click here.
The final projects will be on continuous view in Weitz 229 beginning Tuesday, February 11th.
- February 3, 2014
In 2014, pianist Lydia Artymiw celebrates her 25th year as Distinguished McKnight Professor of Piano at the University of Minnesota. A recipient of top prizes in the 1976 Leventritt and the 1978 Leeds International Competitions, and the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, Ms. Artymiw returns to Carleton in a diverse program featuring works of Mozart, Schumann, and a selection of works by Ukranian composers.
Artymiw will be performing in the Concert Hall on February 9th, 2014 at 3pm.
- January 27, 2014
Carleton College hosts The Tournées Festival, a festival of new French films, February 4-18, 2014. Five French films will be shown at Carleton's Weitz Center Cinema to celebrate French cinema and culture. The festival is open to the public...
- January 21, 2014
Reno, Nevada-based artist Katie Lewis visited campus January 13 and 14 to install her work, appearing in the winter term Perlman Teaching Museum exhibition, Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday. Lifelogger’s presents twelve contemporary artists who record and translate mundane aspects of their daily lives into a visual language, resulting in intriguing works of self-expression...
- January 16, 2014
Multi-modal artist Diane Willow has created a site-specific media work for the main stairway of the Weitz Center. Stop by and make some art - microphones and cameras concealed on the stairs pick up your footsteps and transform them into an aural and visual environment. On view now for a limited time!