THIS WEEK @ UARTS: November 11 - 17, 2013

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
University Forum
Sign Up for eAccounts
Withdrawal Deadline Is November 12
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NEWS
Alumna Featured on 'Philadelphia' Magazine Cover
Alumna's 11th Hour Theatre Co. Wins $10,000 Barrymore Award
'Variety' Names Music Alum One of Hollywood's New Leaders
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EVENTS
Poetry Slam
Visiting Artist Lecture: Maria Yoon
Corzo Center Events
More Events >>

OPPORTUNITIES
Our Roots, Our Legacy: World Cultures Festival

IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
President's Office
Special Gifts Gallery
More Galleries >>


ANNOUNCEMENTS
University Forum
Faculty and Staff: Please join us for a University Forum featuring presentations by UArts faculty who have completed or are in the midst of achieving successful external collaborations. We are pleased that several external collaborators are able to join the Forum presentations. We look forward to seeing you!
November 13, 11:45 a.m.
Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall

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Sign Up for eAccounts
A reminder to users of FreedomPay: the service will be discontinued at the end of the current semester and using your UArts ID through eAccounts and UArts$ will become the sole method of automatic payment for campus services such as iLabs, Dining Services, the School Store, individual crafts and arts shops on campus, and even vending machines (cash and credit cards will also continue to be accepted). Once you use a credit card to deposit cash to your eAccount, you can then use your student ID as your payment method everywhere eAccounts is accepted on campus. We strongly recommend a credit rather than a debit card for greater online security.

It's easy to sign up – just log in to the UArts Portal, click “eAccounts” in the left menu, then follow the instructions.

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Withdrawal Deadline Is November 12
The deadline to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of "W" for the Fall 2013 semester is Tuesday November 12, 2013. This date coincides with the academic policy in the UArts Catalogue – withdrawals are permitted through the 10th week of the semester. In order to withdraw from a course, a student is required to complete a Withdrawal from a Course form and have it approved and signed by their advisor. This form is available in the Office of the Registrar or online at registrar.uarts.edu in the Forms section of our website. Once complete, the form must be brought to the Office of the Registrar for processing. If you have any questions, please contact us at registrar@uarts.edu or 215-717-6420.

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Blick Supports UArts
Blick Art Materials is proud to support the University of the Arts and is pleased to offer 30% off for UArts students during the month of November.

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NEWS
Alumna Featured on 'Philadelphia' Magazine Cover
Michele McKeone BS '05 (Communication) is featured on the cover of the November 2013 issue of Philadelphia magazine as part of a story spotlighting entrepreneurs titled "Philly in the Age of the Start-Up." McKeone is the founder of Autism Expressed, an online platform that allows students with autism to learn basic Internet-literacy skills. The program was also named the 2013 Geekadelphia Start-Up of the Year and was awarded a $20,000 prize from the Educational Business Plan Competition. Read more >>

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Alumna's 11th Hour Theatre Co. Wins $10,000 Barrymore Award
11th Hour Theatre Company, co-founded by Megan O'Brien BFA ’05 (Applied Theater Arts), was named the winner of the June and Steve Wolfson Award for an Evolving Theatre as part of the revamped Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The new $10,000 award was handed out during a sold-out ceremony held November 4 at the Arden Theatre. Read more >>

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'Variety' Names Music Alum One of Hollywood's New Leaders
School of Music alum Kevin Korn BM '07 (Music Composition), an agent at the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency in Los Angeles, representing composers, artists and music supervisors for film, TV and video games, was named one of Hollywood's New Leaders by Variety. See the list >>

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Animation Alums Are Top Winners at Local Film Fest
Recent grads Christopher Airgood BFA ’13 (Animation), Marlon Brown BFA ’13 (Animation) and Nathan Hannon BFA ’13 (Animation) were named winners in the 2013 Bucks Fever FilmFest, an annual, juried festival of short films submitted by high school, college and emerging filmmakers. Brown’s senior thesis titled "M-azing Shorts" took home the top College Animation prize, while Airgood’s "Jurassic Par’dner" and Hannon’s "Sclera Trauma" each earned an honorable mention. Read more >>

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EVENTS
Poetry Slam
Join us on campus for this fun, free event celebrating UArts' BFA in Creative Writing program. High school juniors and seniors are invited to show off their creative writing talents by reading their work for family, friends and peers. Awards at this juried event will include tuition scholarships for the UArts Pre-College Summer Institute and the Creative Writing program. Admission is free. Pre-registration is requested of participants. To read at this event, please register at uarts.edu/poetryslam. More info >>
November 19, 6:30 p.m.
Laurie Beechman Cabaret, Arts Bank

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Visiting Artist Lecture: Maria Yoon
The Core Studies program presents a visiting artist lecture by performance artist and filmmaker Maria Yoon. Yoon will screen parts of her film, "Maria the Korean Bride," and lecture about her work. There will be a Q&A after the talk. More info >>
November 12, 11:30 a.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Corzo Center Events
New Start, New You: Step 11 – Work Life Balance
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy with Women's Business Center. How do you have it all? Discover stress management techniques in step 11 of 12 in the “New Start, New You” series designed to get your business up and running in 2013. This series can be taken as individual workshops or as a whole. Instructor: Judi Rhee Alloway, director of Women’s Business Center. UArts students, alumni, staff and faculty: free; General public: $20/person. Register >>
November 12, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Terra 1107

Lecture: Budget and Cost Planning
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy with the Curtis Institute of Music. Learn what performers and artists need to know about financial budgeting, what to plan for, and how to avoid debt and cash flow problems. Presented by Angel Rodriguez, managing partner, R2 Investments. By appointment, one-on-one consulting with Mr. Rodriguez is available. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com.
November 13, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Curtis Institute of Music
Locks Boardroom
1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia

Maker-Seller Series: Pricing Your Product
Presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel. Part three of the “Maker-Seller” series, a nine-part lecture series giving makers tools to sell their products through multiple channels. Presented by Anne Cecil, director of Design & Merchandising at Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Free and open to the public. RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. More info >>
November 14, 7 – 9 p.m.
Terra 511

What’s Cooking @ the Incubator Grant Program
Lessons learned from grantees presented by the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts. Three Incubator Grantees/Wells Fargo Fellows – Valerie Mallya MFA ’05 (Book Arts/Printmaking), PaperWool; Sara McCorriston BFA '10 (Theater Design and Technology) and Jason Chen BFA ’08 (Animation), Paradigm Gallery + Studio; and Tania O'Donnell MAT '03 (Visual Arts), Red Barn Arts Center – will present their ventures, accomplishments and future plans. Free and open to the public RSVP at corzocenter.ticketleap.com. More info >>
November 19, 7 – 9 p.m.
Hamilton Hall

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Film Premiere: The Visual Language of Herbert Matter
The student-run UArts Design League and the Graphic Design program present the Philadelphia premiere of the film "The Visual Language of Herbert Matter." A conversation with Swiss designer and former faculty member Hans Allemann; photographer/designer and Graphic Design Adjunct Professor Jan Almquist; photographer/designer Laurence Bach; and Associate Professor Kristie Williams, a student of Herbert Matter, will follow the screening. Seating is limited. RSVP to Jackie Dugan at jdugan@uarts.edu. More info >>
November 20, 7 p.m.
Connelly Lecture Hall, Terra

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Visiting Artist Lecture: Nicola Trezzi
Held in conjunction with CITYWIDE, the month-long celebration of Philadelphia contemporary art. Trezzi will focus on the multifaceted role of the artist/curator/critic in contemporary art through his own work as U.S. editor for Flash Art International, curator for the Prague Biennial and artist member of international art collective Lucie Fontaine. More info >>
November 13, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Poetry Reading: Sebastian Agudelo
Liberal Arts Adjunct Associate Professor Sebastian Agudelo will give a reading from his just-released book of poetry, Each Chartered Street (Saturnalia Books). More info >>
November 21, 7 p.m.
Connelly Lecture Hall

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Film Screening: The Dream Share Project
"The Dream Share Project" is an inspirational documentary film that follows Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin, two recent college graduates, on a road trip across America, as they explore how successful people have chased their dreams. Along the way, the pair learns about topics like discovering one’s passion, committing to a dream, dealing with setbacks and redefining success for the Millennial generation. Free pizza and popcorn will be served! Sponsored by Career Services and the Office Student Life. More info >>
November 12, 6:30 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Passport to World Cinema Series: Xingu
Presented by the School of Film and the Philadelphia Film Society (PFS), the "Passport to World Cinema" monthly film series features the past year's strongest cinema from around the globe. This month features "Xingu," a film based on the true story of three brothers who seek adventure in the presumed uninhabited center of Brazil in 1943. Screenings are $5 for the general public and free to both UArts ID holders and PFS members. More info >>
November 20, 7:30 p.m.
Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall

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Knowing Dance More Series
Presented by the School of Dance, "Knowing Dance More" is a series of lectures, conversations and informal showings led by important artists, theorists, scholars and curators in the international field of dance.
Miguel Gutierrez
November 13, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Dance Theater at the Drake

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School of Music Performances
Vocal Department Concert: Billboard Top 10
The Vocal department will perform songs from the Billboard Top 10, featuring vocal solos, duos and ensembles.
November 13, 7 p.m.

Caplan Recital Hall
Vocal Ensembles
Vocal ensembles Octonics, Jazz Singers, DooBop and Vox perform in concert
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November 21, 7 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall

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Gravitational Pull: Megan Biddle
Solo exhibit by Craft & Material Studies Lecturer Megan Biddle featuring a combination of drawings, videos, metal and glass sculptures, and a wall installation. More info >>
Through December 6
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

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Parthenon: a reCreation myth
Directed and cultivated by Lauren Tuvell '13 (Directing, Playwriting & Production), an interactive and immersive environment. Part installation, part theatrical happening. An in-depth exploration of art as a means of re-creation; an exploration of art as a means to rebuild post-catastrophe. More info >>
November 14 – 17
Caplan Studio Theater

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Senior Dance Shows
Annual performances by seniors in the School of Dance. Showtime: 7:30 p.m.
November 13 – 15
Dance Theater at the Drake

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Global Lunches
Sponsored by International Student Programs. Events take place Wednesdays in the Levitt Foyer in Gershman Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Study Abroad Workshop: Middle Eastern Lunch
November 13

International Thanksgiving Lunch: Traditional Thanksgiving Lunch
November 20

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Free Lunchtime Yoga
The 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 continue weekly on Wednesdays through May 7, 2014. There are no classes during University Forums or winter and spring breaks.
November 13, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Terra Hall, Room 407

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OPPORTUNITIES
Our Roots, Our Legacy: World Cultures Festival
Students and faculty: submit your work for the "Our Roots, Our Legacy: World Cultures Festival," set for February 21 – 23, 2014, in Caplan Recital Hall. This three-day event will feature performances and artwork that represents or displays individual cultures and cultural concepts. The deadline for submissions is November 22. Email worldculturesevent@uarts.edu with questions. Submission form (log in required) >>

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

Dennis Adams: Malraux's Shoes & Tagging the Archives
In the video work "Malraux's Shoes," Dennis Adams masquerades as French writer and art theorist André Malraux (1901–1976) in a reconstruction of the iconic photograph of Malraux standing in his study with the plates of his book The Imaginary Museum of World Sculpture laid out on the floor before him. The works from the associated series "Tagging the Archives" (2012) also deal with cultural memory. More info >>
Through November 19

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President's Office (Hamilton Hall, 1st floor)

The Alchemist: Paintings by Francis C Tucker
Exhibition of paintings by former Painting/Drawing faculty member Francis C. Tucker, who died on December 21, 2012. Tucker was an extraordinary teacher who generously shared all his technical knowledge and poetic sensibilities with students, artists and friends. He loved teaching and he loved painting. More info >>
Exhibition: November 4 – December 20
Opening Reception & Memorial: November 4, 5 – 7 p.m.

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Special Gifts Gallery (Terra Hall, 10th floor)

Graduate Student Exhibition
Exhibit features work by graduate students in the MA in Art Education and MAT in Visual Arts programs. More info >>
Through November 18

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Hamilton & Arronson Galleries (Hamilton Hall)

Montgomery County Community College Faculty Exhibition
The Office of Admissions hosts the 2013 "Montgomery County Community College Faculty Exhibition," with an exhibit opening that will feature campus tours, a faculty and admissions counselor meet-and-greet, and preliminary portfolio reviews. More info >>
Exhibition: November 4 – 22
Opening Reception: November 7, 6 – 9 p.m.

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Sol Mednick Gallery (Terra Hall)

CtrlAltDel: Michael Itkoff
"CtrlAltDel" takes as its subject our contemporary world of digital information. By examining the slippage between analogue and digital technology, Michael Itkoff's work seeks to create confrontations with the digital environment through a combination of appropriated photographs, stop-motion video loops and manually typed works on paper. More info >>
Through December 6

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Gallery One (Hamilton Hall, lower level)

Mock Up: Marcus Branch '14
Solo exhibition of new work by Marcus Branch '14 (Photography), editor-in-chief and founder of skltn-m. "Mock Up" is an invitation into the process of drafting and practice in the development of a body of work. Error, experimentation and the decisive moments that are usually veiled behind a finished product are made public and placed on display. More info >>
Exhibition: November 4 – 22
Opening Reception: November 8, 6 – 8 p.m.
Closing Reception: November 22, 6 – 8 p.m

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Window on 11 (Terra Hall, 11th floor)

Hostel Waters: Stuart Elster '88
Exhibit of oil paintings by Fine Arts Assistant Professor and alumnus Stuart Elster BFA '88 (Fine Arts). More info >>
Through December 15

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

The Art of Jon Krause
Jon Krause creates images that are typically characterized by a sense of calm that masks an elegant edginess and witty irony. His intelligent, thought-provoking illustrations have appeared in Time, Forbes, Business Week, The Atlantic and Random House, and his work has been awarded by all of the major illustration annuals. More info >>
Through November 16

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Gallery 1401 (Terra Hall, 14th floor)

Best of Show: The Photo Review
"Best of Show" is the annual collaborative effort between The Photo Review and the Photography program at the University of the Arts, and features a diverse collection of prize-winning work by 16 photographers, including John Singletary '15 (Photography). More info >>
Through December 6

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Hamilton Hall Platforms (Broad Street)

Ahab: A Brief History of Decline
The University of the Arts' Hamilton Hall Public Art Initiative is pleased to present a new project by New Jersey-based artist Scott Pellnat. Titled "Ahab: A Brief History of Decline," Pellnat's installation presents a broken sailing ship on the north platform, coupled with a carefully constructed faux-stone tower on the south platform. More info >>
Through November 15

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