THIS WEEK @ UARTS: November 5 - 11, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Advising for Spring 2013 Extended to Nov. 7
Faculty: Only 4 Dates Left for Digication Workshops
Save the Date: Faculty/Staff Holiday Party
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NEWS
Faculty Member Wins Opie Award
Theater Alumna Is Contributing Author of Audition Guide
Pen & Pencil Club's 'Photo Night' Features Professor's EBook

EVENTS
Graduation Fair
Study Abroad Information Meeting
UArts Open Mic Night
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OPPORTUNITIES
PRA Announces Fund for Art and Civic Engagement

IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
Anderson 6th Floor Gallery
Graduate Gifts Gallery
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Advising for Spring 2013 Extended to Nov. 7
Advising for Spring 2013 continues through Wednesday, November 7 at 5 p.m. Related information and materials are located on the Registrar's website. Follow the links on the left to access information about course offerings, registration and to locate forms. The Office of the Registrar will be sending registration appointment times to students by Friday, November 9. If you have any questions about advising, please email us at registrar@uarts.edu.

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Faculty: Only 4 Dates Left for Digication Workshops
During the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters, faculty will be able to explore Digication, a course management and e-portfolio system that will replace Sakai in Fall 2013. To prepare, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Digication Committee are providing introductory workshops. Seats are still available for the E-Portfolio Workshop on Thursday, November 8 or Thursday, November 15, 2:30 - 3:50 p.m.; or the Course Management Workshop on Tuesday, November 6, 2:30 - 3:50 p.m. or Wednesday, November 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Faculty should RSVP to Assistant Provost Krishna Dunston or reserve a seat for any of the fall workshops.

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Save the Date: Faculty/Staff Holiday Party
Fill your spirit with the warmth of the season and share your holiday cheer with friends and colleagues.
December 13, 5 - 7 p.m.
Caplan Studio Theater
Terra Hall, 16th floor

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UArts Gallery Opens at Blick Art Materials
Celebrate the opening of the UArts Gallery at Blick Art Materials. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 12, view works created by the Painting/Drawing department. Enjoy exclusive discounts and tasty refreshments.

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NEWS
Faculty Member Wins Opie Award
Liberal Arts Associate Professor Dr. Anna Beresin received an Opie Award in Children's Folklore for her book Recess Battles: Playing, Fighting, and Storytelling at the recent meeting of the American Folklore Society in New Orleans. Her latest book, The Art of Play, will be out next fall.

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Theater Alumna Is Contributing Author of Audition Guide
Mara Jill Herman BFA '07 (Musical Theater) is a contributing author of So You Wanna Be A Superstar? The Ultimate Audition Guide (Running Press Kids), a how-to guide for teens auditioning for their school shows, choirs, glee clubs and a cappella groups. Written by Ted Michael with Nic Cory, this playful yet informative learning tool is available on Amazon and at major bookstores. The recently released book features audition advice from UArts faculty member Charlie Gilbert, director of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts, and a foreword by Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, as well as industry quotes from Broadway, TV and film stars like Will Chase, Emily Skinner, Steven Sater, Craig Burns, Julia Murney, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Chad Kimball.

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Pen & Pencil Club's 'Photo Night' Features Professor's EBook
Faculty member Tom Porett will present his ebook CIRCA '66, a digital book designed for the iPad consisting of photographs of anti-war demonstrations and everyday street life taken by the author in Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. from 1966 to 1968. In addition to the images, there is a 21-minute video stream of half-frame street portraits taken in Philadelphia. The video is accompanied by a soundtrack that consists of news reports and interviews in a sound collage, modified through the use of a Moog synthesizer. A brief demonstration of iBooks Author, the free software from Apple, will also be shown as part of the presentation. More about CIRCA '66 >>
November 7, 8 p.m.
Pen & Pencil Club
1522 Latimer Street (Philadelphia)

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EVENTS
Graduation Fair
Review your degree requirements with the Office of the Registrar, order your cap and gown, learn about Commencement programming and events, and connect with Career Services and Alumni Relations.
November 28, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Solmssen Court, Hamilton Hall

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Study Abroad Information Meeting
Interested in studying abroad next year (Fall 2013 or Spring 2014)? Come to an informational meeting and learn how to investigate options, plan your study and prepare for travel. Application deadline to study for the 2013 - 2014 year is in mid-March; interested students should begin preparations now.
November 7, 11:30 a.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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UArts Open Mic Night
Students in the Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology program invite singers, musicians, poets, comedians, etc. to come show their best. Performers should email uartsbooking@gmail.com to sign up or for more info. Free admission.
November 7, 7 - 9 p.m.
Arts Bank Theater

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Rescheduled Lecture: Print on Demand for Creative Users
Presented by the Photography program and Blurb, a print-on-demand publisher. Blurb's "Photographer at Large" Daniel Milnor will walk students through what Blurb actually is, how it works and how it can be empowering to students and their creative industry careers. Physical books, Ebooks and the latest rich-media books will be covered and explained in the context of an artist's or students publishing workflow. Other topics include building an audience for a book, using the Blurb bookstore and the realities of making books in the print-on-demand world. Free admission. Create a book on Blurb and get 30 percent off. Use code BIGTHANKS at checkout.
November 14, 11:30 a.m.
Connelly Auditorium, Terra Hall

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The American Idea of Public Design: The Street as Place
Co-presented by Temple University Libraries and DesignPhiladelphia in partnership with the University of the Arts, this lecture will explore design at the street level. Join us as we rethink everything from the design and amenities of a new park to the functionality of public trashcans. The program will feature Bryan Hanes, landscape architect and urban designer; Diana Lind, executive director and editor in chief of Next American City; and Inga Saffron, architecture critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Hilary Jay, founding director of DesignPhiladelphia, will moderate.
November 8, 3:30 p.m.
Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall
1210 Polett Walk (between 12th & 13th Streets)
Philadelphia

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Lecture: Exploring Design in Kenya
Please join Industrial Design faculty members Mike McAllister MID '02 (Industrial Design) and Will McHale MID '10 (Industrial Design) for a presentation about the ID department's developing partnership with Josphat Macharia and the Ndabibi Environmental Conservation Center. We will discuss our exploratory visit to Kenya this summer, share photos and have a follow up discussion about plans for developing the relationship further.
November 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Divided: An Election Party and Exhibition
The Ice Box at the Crane Arts Building will host "Divided," a unique exhibition and election party featuring the work of local artists Amanda Benton MFA '09 (Book Arts/Printmaking), an alumna and Print Services staff member who also teaches in the University's Museum Studies and Continuing Education programs, and Hope Rovelto, who is also a Continuing Ed faculty member. On the night of the election, the artists will project live feeds of the election results from multiple news sources alongside an exhibition that includes politically themed broadsides, newspapers, ceramics, t-shirts, an interactive map of the United States, and more. Admission is $20; $5 discount for all students with ID and anyone with an "I voted" sticker. A portion of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
November 6, 7 p.m.
The Ice Box at Crane Arts
1400 N American Street, Philadelphia

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The Corzo Center Presents:
Workshop: Retail Marketing for Artists
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy, this workshop will show you how to price items, identify customers and make an exciting buying experience. Retailing, customer relationship and store design professionals will present and lead the discussion. Group coaching sessions with each professional will follow the lecture. All creative disciplines are welcome. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. More info >>
November 10
Lecture: 1 - 3 p.m.
Coaching Clinic: 3 - 4 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511-13

Lecture: What's Cooking @ the Corzo Center Creative Incubator
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy, this lecture is for those interested in applying for a grant and learning what incubator judges look for when making selections. Time for a Q&A will follow the discussion. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. More info >>
November 13, 7:15 - 9 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511-13

Lecture: Sculpting a Chair and Making a Business
Presented by the Industrial Design and Master of Industrial Design programs at the University of the Arts with the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy. Michael d'Amato recently designed and developed the Fluid Ribbon Chair, a sculpture loaded with biomechanics that challenges the idea of sitting still. He will talk about his circuitous adventures though a non-traditional entrepreneurial path that led to a unique design and innovative business strategy. Free and open to the public. More info >>
November 14, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511-13

Artists & Entrepreneurs Lecture Series
The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy with GoodCompany Group present "The Sticky Customer: Finding, Winning and Keeping" as part of its Artists & Entrepreneurs Lecture Series. An interactive discussion about marketing, technology and sales in the creative space with Aaron McLean, co-founder and COO of Eight Eleven Inc., a leading Philadelphia marketing technology agency. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. More info >>
November 15, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 511-13

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Brind School Presents 'She Loves Me'
George and Amalia are two feuding clerks in a European parfumerie during the 1930s who find secret solace in their anonymous romantic pen pals, not knowing they've been writing to each other. Funny, intelligent, honest and sentimental, "She Loves Me" is a warm romantic comedy with a touch of old-world elegance and nostalgia, surprisingly relevant in this age of internet romances. More info >>
November 8 - 11
Arts Bank Theater

All Brind School productions are FREE to the University community, but advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Please visit tickets.uarts.edu and enter either the UASTAFF or UASTUDENT promo code. 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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Open Office Hours with President Buffington
Members of the University community are invited to meet with President Sean T. Buffington on a first-come, first-served basis regarding any subject they wish to bring to his attention. More info >>
November 5, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
November 8, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
President's Office
Hamilton Hall, 1st floor

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Vocal Department Performance: Salute to the Grammys
Voice students perform Grammy Award-winning songs ranging from jazz to pop to r&b.
November 14, 7 - 9 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall

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Free Lunchtime Yoga
This popular free lunchtime yoga class sponsored by Staff Council is suitable for all levels and open to faculty, staff and students. Bring your yoga mat and take advantage of this beneficial opportunity. Classes are held weekly on Wednesdays through December 5. There will be no class on November 21.
November 7, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 203

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OPPORTUNITIES
PRA Announces Fund for Art and Civic Engagement
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) is pleased to announce the Fund for Art and Civic Engagement (FACE), a new grant-making effort through the PRA's Percent for Art Program. FACE is intended to facilitate innovative and temporary works of public art that engage communities and inspire individuals to think about their surroundings in new and exciting ways. FACE offers two opportunities: The Vacancy, which invites artists to propose original and innovative concepts for temporarily activating vacant land owned by the PRA, and Gap Financing, which will allow artists and community organizations to apply for gap financing for new public art and civic engagement projects that require additional financial support in order to come to fruition.

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IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Anderson Hall, ground floor)

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie is an English septuagenarian painter whose theatrical and expressionist canvases have recently gained critical acclaim. Wylie often takes ideas from recent film stills and art history and has been influenced by artists as diverse as Philip Guston and Jean-Michel Basquiat. More info >>
Through November 20

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6th Floor Gallery (Anderson Hall, 6th floor)

Mary Smull: Manual Autonomy
Curated by MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking candidates Sarah Hulsey '13 and Erin Paulson '13, "Manual Autonomy" presents two rulebased needlepoint projects by Philadelphia artist, former UArts lecturer and alumna Mary Smull BFA '95 (Crafts). These works take needlepoint craft kits and deliberately subvert many of the original intentions of the kit, exploring the complicated relationship between hobbyist craft and fine art. More info >>
Through November 16

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Graduate Gifts Gallery (Terra Hall, 10th floor)

Graduate Student Art Exhibition
Through November 23

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall, 15th floor)

Graham Howe: Color Theory
Inspired by textbooks on the theory of color photography, Graham Howe undertook to recreate and test the veracity of the so-called governing principles of the medium. His findings, though sometimes humorous and spuriously unscientific, nonetheless lead us to believe that there is often more to photo-science than meets the eye-ball. Ducks (all lined up), edible things, rocks, baseballs, Egyptian pyramids and the nude demonstrate how color can be used (and abused) in photographic practice. More info >>
Through December 7

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Levitt Foyer Gallery (Gershman Hall, 3rd floor)

Sabrina Small: Messengers of Memories
International Student Programs at the University of the Arts welcomes artist Sabrina Small back to her native Philadelphia with "Messengers of Memories," an exhibit that explores the energy and unique vision Small acquired while living abroad. Mara Flamm, director of International Student Programs, will host a free and open-to-the-public artist talk and luncheon on November 7. More info >>
Exhibition: Through November 30
Artist Talk and Lunch: November 7, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Various Galleries (Hamilton Hall, Anderson Hall, Gershman Hall, Crane Arts)

All At Once: MFA in Studio Art Thesis Exhibition 2012
Fourteen MFA in Studio Art graduate students will be featured in the 2012 thesis exhibition "All At Once," which will run in galleries in Hamilton, Anderson and Gershman halls, as well as at Crane Arts. The show will include work that spans painting, sculpture, installation, interactive electronic media, video and performance by artists hailing from across the U.S., the Middle East, Asia and Africa. More info >>
Exhibition: November 30 - December 14
Opening Reception: November 30, 6 - 9 p.m.

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President's Office (Hamilton Hall, ground floor)

Isa Barnett '43 and Ivan Barnett '69: Generation to Generation
An exhibition in tribute to the distinguished Philadelphia/Santa Fe artist and illustrator Isa Barnett DIPL '43 (Illustration), presented by his artist son Ivan BFA '69 (Illustration). Isa is remembered as an esteemed and influential teacher at UArts. More info >>
Through November 26

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

The Photo Review: Best of Show
"Best of Show" is the annual collaborative effort between the Photography department at the University of the Arts and The Photo Review, an independent journal of photography founded in 1976. This annual exhibition gives the public the opportunity to view the juried work featured in The Photo Review's 2012 competition issue. More info >>
Through December 7

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

Cryptofauna: The Art of Chris Buzelli
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Chris Buzelli moved to New York City and began his career as an illustrator. His paintings have appeared in many publications, including Rolling Stone, TIME, Playboy and The New York Times. Buzelli has collaborated on many projects for design firms and advertising agencies. He also shows his work in various galleries throughout the U.S. and teaches once a week at RISD and SVA. More info >>
Through November 16

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