THIS WEEK @ UARTS: November 7 - 13, 2011

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Emergency Procedures: Know What To Do

NEWS
Award-Winning Dance Alum Talks Choreography, Michael Jackson and Broadway
UArts Crafts Students to Compete in Carpet Design Contest
Philly Production Featuring Brind School Faculty, Alumni Extended Twice
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EVENTS
School of Music Presents 'N Zehn and Jazz Singers
Brind School Presents...
Symbiosis: Mi-Kyoung Lee
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OPPORTUNITIES
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

IN THE GALLERIES
Gallery One
President's Office
Sol Mednick Gallery
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Emergency Procedures: Know What To Do
The Public Safety department would like to remind faculty, students and staff about its Emergency Procedures guide, a concise, colorful how-to resource for responding to a range of potential emergencies on campus.

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NEWS
Award-Winning Dance Alum Talks Choreography, Michael Jackson and Broadway
University of the Arts alum Jeffrey Page BFA '02 (Jazz Dance) is a media darling these days. The co-winner of the 2011 MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, Emmy Award nominee, resident choreographer for "So You Think You Can Dance" and Broadway performer has been on a roll with the media, appearing on CNN’s "Showbiz Tonight," "Good Day Atlanta" and Trace TV, and interviewed in Back Stage magazine. Read more >>

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UArts Crafts Students to Compete in Carpet Design Contest
A team of University of the Arts Crafts students will be among 11 groups competing in the first Morrow Design Competition (MDC), which will result in the production of the Langhorne Carpet Company’s new 2012 Eco Line and donations to conservation organizations. Drawing their inspiration from the plant and animal kingdoms, the team entries will be judged next spring by a panel of leading design and marketing professionals. Read more >>

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Philly Production Featuring Brind School Faculty, Alumni Extended Twice
"New Jerusalem," a recent off-Broadway hit from playwright David Ives now playing at the award-winning Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia, has been extended for the second time due to popular demand. The show features Brind School alumni Sam Henderson BFA '99 (Acting) in the lead role and Jake Blouch BFA '09 (Acting), as well as faculty members Nick Embree, the show's set designer, and Maggie Baker, the costume designer. $10 student rush tickets are available on a limited basis. Present your student ID at the box office 10 minutes before show time and pay just $10 for any available tickets. One ticket per student ID; cash only. Please note that entry is not guaranteed in the case of sold-out performances.
Extended through November 12
Lantern Theater Company
10th and Ludlow Streets, Philadelphia

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Photo Professor Receives SPEMA Scholarship
Photography faculty member Barbara Proud was the recipient of a scholarship awarded to adjunct professors from the Society for Photographic Education's Mid-Atlantic regional conference held in Syracuse, N.Y., November 3 - 5. Work was submitted from her ongoing "First Comes Love" project, a collection of black and white portraits celebrating long-term, same-sex relationships.

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Medallic Art by Students, Alumni Featured in International Traveling Exhibit
Work by University of the Arts students and alumni from Master Lecturer Mashiko Nakashima's Medallic Sculpture class is featured in the 14th annual international traveling exhibition "New Ideas in Medallic Sculpture." The exhibit runs November 5 – 26 at Mashiko's Medialia…Rack and Hamper Gallery in New York City. Read more >>

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Faculty Member to Present Art Therapy Workshop in NYC
Art Therapy Concentration Director Karen Clark-Schock, PsyD, will present a half-day workshop titled "Hypno-Art Therapy: The Benefits of Combining Art & Hypnosis" at the Expressive Therapies Summit in New York City on November 12.

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EVENTS
School of Music Presents...
'N Zehn and Jazz Singers in Concert
November 17, 7 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall, Terra Hall

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Brind School Presents:
The Good Person of Szechwan
By Bertolt Brecht, translated by John Willett, music by Paul Dessa, directed by Dr. Heinz-Uwe Haus. Good fortune brings the prostitute Shen Te an unexpected windfall, but when she tries to live as a "good person," she finds that no good deed goes unpunished. Guest director Dr. Heinz-Uwe Haus, a member of the faculty at the University of Delaware’s Professional Theater Training Program, is an internationally renowned director and is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on Bertolt Brecht.
November 11 - 13, 17 - 19
Arts Bank Theater

Junior Directing Showcase: An Evening of One-Act Plays
The Brind School's junior directing class invites you to an exciting program of one-act plays by contemporary authors in a wide variety of styles and genres. Join us for an evening complete with tales of love, flights of fancy, of fairy tales and paranoia! Featured performances include "The Problem," "Every Man," "Tape," "Blood Oranges," "Beauty" and "Baby Food." The plays are directed by students Brey Ann Barrett, Leigh Bicica, Elaina Di Monaco, Dalton Gough, Brad Ogden and Jessica Schwartz.
Caplan Studio Theater
December 2, 8 p.m.
December 3, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 

All Brind School productions are FREE to the University community, though advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Please visit tickets.uarts.edu and enter either the UASTAFF or UASTUDENT promo code for a 0.00 ticket. Tickets can also be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis - one hour prior to curtain - at the box office. Questions can be directed to Jennifer MacMillan, audience services coordinator, at x6450 or jmacmillan@uarts.edu.

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Symbiosis: Mi-Kyoung Lee
The work of Associate Professor and Fibers Head Mi-Kyoung Lee addresses complex contemporary human psychology and lifestyle revelations in materialism and superficiality through mix-media sculptures. Fundamental textile binding and netting processes are used as a progress for the construction of artwork and also as a metaphor for personal and collective connections.
Exhibit: Through December 18
First Friday Reception: December 2, 5 – 7 p.m.
The Painted Bride
230 Vine Street, Philadelphia

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Senior Dance Concert #4
Dance students perform in a variety of styles.
November 16, 8 p.m.
November 17 - 18, 7 p.m.
Dance Theater at the Drake

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The Corzo Center Presents:
Web Development Seminar
Co-sponsored by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy and the Hacktory. Join Matt Torbin at the Hacktory for a one-day seminar introducing you to the core fundamentals of web development: from writing the code yourself by hand to publishing a web page online. No prior web development knowledge is required, but a strong familiarity with a computer and basic use of popular applications is strongly encouraged. The course is platform-neutral so Macintosh, Windows and Linux users are all welcome! Assistants will be on hand to answer individual questions throughout the day. There are a limited number of free tickets available to UArts students and alumni using Corzo as the discount code at checkout.
November 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Hactory
1522-1524 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia

Creative Incubator: Lessons Learned from Incubator Recipients
The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy and Good Company Ventures present seven prior grantees who will talk about their ventures, what they have accomplished and their future plans. Following the presentations, grantees will discuss the incubator process: what was learned, surprises and problems, and what they would do differently. Free and open only to UArts students and alumni. Registration is recommended as seating is limited.
November 8, 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
Terra Hall, Rooms 511-13

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Cooking in Other Languages
Join the University community to celebrate culture through food, art, dance and music at a global music, art, lecture and free lunch series sponsored by Academic Support Services, Student Development and Activities, and International Student Services.
November 9:
Japan - UArts Japan exchange photo exhibition, discussion and sushi lunch
November 23:
Global Thanks - international Thanksgiving lunch and live music
November 30:
China - Chinese animation lecture
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Levitt Foyer, Gershman Hall (3rd Floor)

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Lecture: Markerless Motion
This lecture will touch on the technology (how does it work?), applications, integration/interfaces with third-party solutions, use cases in academics, accuracy and validation, points of difference to market-based solution and the benefits. The audience will also experience an interactive, live web-based demo of the technology, showing the integration to Autodesk MotionBuilder (Animation) and the MotionMonitor (Biomechanics) over the Internet.
November 8, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Connelly Auditorium
, Terra Hall

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Lecture: The Building of the Philadelphia Barnes Foundation
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects were chosen by the Philadelphia Barnes Foundation to create its new campus on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Learn about the concept that won the commission, the detailed planning of the project, and the challenges met along the way as Williams and Tsien give a revealing and fascinating behind-the-scenes presentation of the new Barnes. $7 general admission; tickets will be available at the door or in advance online.
November 16, 7 p.m.
Free Library of Philadelphia
Montgomery Auditorium
1901 Vine Street

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Lunchtime Yoga
The popular lunchtime yoga class sponsored by Staff Council and the Provost's office is held every Wednesday and is for all levels. Free and open to faculty, staff and students.
November 2, 9, 16 and 30
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall (Room 406)

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Meditation Group
Join us each Monday to start your week with a free guided meditation led by UArts staffer Tracy Farquhar to help you relax and get back in touch with yourself. The meditations will consist of a total physical relaxation and a visualization, which will help you clear your chattering mind and find a peaceful and centered state of being. You need not bring anything with you; meditations will be done seated in a chair unless you prefer to sit on the floor (if so, you may want to bring a mat).
Mondays through December 5, 12 - 1 p.m.
Gershman Hall, Room 415

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OPPORTUNITIES
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
Discounted tickets are now available for the 35th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, November 10 - 13 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The price is $10, which is a $5 discount off the price at the door. Tickets may be purchased from Tracy Farquhar in the Crafts Office, Anderson Hall (Room 416) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; cash or check only please. Be sure to stop by the UArts Crafts department's booth at the show.

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IN THE GALLERIES
Gallery One (Hamilton Hall lower level)

Like a G1
The first exhibition of the 2011-2012 season: a show of original artworks, including painting, sculpture and dance performances by student members, from freshmen to seniors.
Exhibition: Through November 18
Closing Reception: November 18, 7 – 9 p.m.

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President's Office (Hamilton Hall)

And now…
An exhibition of recent work by Multidisciplinary Fine Arts seniors Meghan Leskanic, Leighann Hoffman, Andrea Nelson, Amanda Lubrant, Cory Espinosa, Yeonhee Kim, Elizabeth Fuller, Kristin Varga, Tyler Bailey and Charlette Hove. Join us at the opening reception for hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
Exhibit: November 9 – December 30
Opening Reception: November 16, 3 - 5 p.m.

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall, 15th floor)

Roberto Linkser: mar de homens (sea of men)
Brazilian photographer Roberto Linkser's "mar de homens (sea of men)" documents the activity of traditional fishing along the 8,000 kilometers of Brazilian coast. This exhibition of black-and-white photographs is drawn from Linkser's entire body of work on the subject, which he has been exploring for nearly 15 years.
Through December 9

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

Dan Dubowitz: The Presence of Absence
Originally trained as an architect, photographer Dan Dubowitz has been investigating wastelands and abandoned spaces for 19 years. His meticulously printed digital color works in "The Presence of Absence" explore society's relationship to the emptiness of what were once cultural and societal landmarks.
Through December 9

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Hamilton/Arronson Galleries (Hamilton Hall)

Printmaking Senior Works in Progress Exhibition
Senior printmakers Josh Bicker, Jordan Gulaskey, Daniel Mullins, Zak Parsons, Gina Pierce, Paul Porti, and Ross Stoops are exhibiting current work.
Through November 18

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Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, ground floor)

John Stetzeker: Landscapes           
The noted English artist John Stezaker has been influential in British Conceptual and New Image Art. Stezaker’s disjunctive works play on the meanings of images and the creation of new meanings by juxtaposition. This, Stezaker’s first exhibit in Philadelphia, will consist of a series of landscape collages with references to Duchamp.
Through November 19        

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Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery (Anderson Hall, 7th floor)

The Art of Jody Hewgill
A native of Montréal, Québec, Hewgill attended the commercial art program at Dawson College and subsequently moved to Toronto to study at the Ontario College of Art and Design, where she currently teaches the illustration graduate program. Hewgill has been painting and illustrating since 1988, and has worked on a wide variety of assignments and commissions including book covers, celebrity portraits, theater posters and retail interior murals for clients in North America, Europe and Asia. She is the recipient of many awards including American Illustration, Communication Arts, Print Magazine, the Society of Publication Designers, and the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles.
Through November 23

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Printmaking Gallery (Anderson Hall, 6th Floor)

Current Printmaking Faculty Exhibition
Featuring prints, books and drawings.
November 7 - 18

MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Visiting Artists Exhibition
Featuring prints and books by Johnny Carrera and Shanna Leino.
November 21 - December 9

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