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A night with Italian opera musicologist Philip Gossett

October 15th, 2012 in Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Opera, Talk 0 comments

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Join Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, in collaboration with the School of Music and College of Fine Arts, for a memorable night with Philip Gossett, one of the world’s foremost experts on Italian opera.

The Spirit of Verdi will take place on Thursday, October 25 at 6PM in the Metcalf Ballroom of The George Sherman Union. This event is free and open to the public.

Boston radio icon Ron Della Chiesa will moderate the evening which is part of a yearlong exploration and celebration of the work of Giuseppe Verdi in anticipation of the bicentennial of the composer’s birth.

Contact the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at 617-353-3696;  archives@bu.edu.

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Arneis String Quartet performing Wednesday at Rubin-Frankel Gallery

October 24th, 2011 in Concerts, Lectures 0 comments

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On Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00 pm, the Rubin-Frankel Gallery and the College of Fine Arts present a musical performance, PARALLELS, by the Arneis Quartet. The project, inspired by the art exhibition Faces of Revival: Postwar Russia in the Art of Felix Lembersky (1913-1970), “explores the universal themes of survival, resilience, and the pursuit of artistic freedom under political oppression.”

The Arneis Quartet comprises four Boston University School of Music alumni, and will feature Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 and Benjamin Britten String Quartet No. 2. The performance will be preceded by a talk by Assistant Professor of Theory, Dr. Ludmilla Leibman, and a film presentation.

PARALLELS takes place on Wednesday, October 26 from 8:00 to 9:30 pm at the Rubin-Frankel Gallery, located at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at 213 Bay State Road. For more information, visit the event listing on the Boston University Hillel website or contact rubinfrankelgallery@gmail.com.


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Peace Corps at 50

April 15th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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This year the Peace Corps commemorates 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Today, Boston University celebrates its long-standing relationship with the Peace Corps and the agency’s mission and legacy of service by honoring the past, demonstrating effectiveness and inspiring the next generation of volunteers.

Boston University’s Center for Global Health & Development along with the Peace Corps New England Regional Office and the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers are pleased to sponsor an event at the Boston University’s Trustee Center (One Silber Way, 9th floor) from 4 to 7 PM. The event will feature:

  • Original art commemorating the Peace Corps by Boston University’s College of Fine Arts
  • Sights and Sounds of Service video by Peace Corps at 50
  • World music performances by local musicians
  • Pictures from the front—2011 winners in the Boston Area Peace Corps Volunteers photo contest
  • Discussions with leaders and volunteers

Our discussions, Future Dreams and Fond Memories by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will feature Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, (SPH’03), Jeffery M. Collins, and Steven B. Bloomfield. To attend, register here.

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Geena Davis at the GSU Tonight

November 30th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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The Friends of the Libraries will host Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis for a reception and lecture tonight at 6:00 PM in Metcalf Hall at the GSU. Davis will reflect on her career and discuss the work of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The evening will be dedicated to the memory of Charles Edward “Ted” Murphy, Project Manager of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Archival Collaboration and respected film critic. The event is free to Friends of the Libraries and BU Students and $25 per person for public.

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Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades

November 18th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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This evening, the Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is presenting Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades, exploring the body of work created by realist painter and Boston University College of Fine Arts Associate Professor of Painting Harold Reddicliffe. Paintings from Three Decades features over eighty still-life paintings dating back to 1981. The opening reception starts at 6PM in the Stone Gallery, and the exhibition continues through January 16, 2011. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Summer Sessions at CFA

July 21st, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

Ever wonder what goes on at<a href=”www.bu.edu/cfa“> CFA </a>all summer?  Take a look…

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