Posts tagged with “Arts Facilities” (All posts)
- April 16, 2014
Experience the “Passing Through Time” in a work that combines Chinese traditional music with ancient Kunqu Opera. A talented young woman named Qiao Xiao-Qin reads the story of “The Peony Pavilion” on a cold, rainy night. Fantasizing about being in the story herself, she soon finds herself passing back through time and becoming the main character in the ancient story, Du Li-Niang. The April 26 performance features superstar Kunqu Opera actress Shen Yi-Li from Shanghai, accompanied by top professional performers of Chinese traditional instruments...
Sacramento Kings: A Sustainable NBA Arena for the Endless Frontier Architecture talk by Rob Rothblatt '83April 16, 2014
The Sacramento Kings are constructing a new venue notable for its commitment to a very high environmental standard. Learn about the project from one of the architects, Rob Rothblatt (Carleton Class of 1983) and join a conversation with Rob afterwards. No admission and open to the public.
Rob Rothblatt will also be having 30 Minutes time-slots in the Career Center. Click here to sign up (Career Center event is for Carleton students only).
- April 8, 2014
Minneapolis artist Shambroom offers large photographic landscapes of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve sites. Look above the cafe!
- February 10, 2014
In a rare and spectacular two-night event, Carleton College will present the renowned Chiara String Quartet, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Considered to be one of the foremost musical ensembles in the world, the Chiara String Quartet will be performing one of the most influential and masterful collections of musical works by a single composer of the 20th century, Béla Bartók’s six string quartets. Both performances are free and open to the public.
- 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.
- 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...