skinnyblk

As the topics of masculinity, gender and sexuality become more and more accessible in mainstream American culture, rapper, poet and educator Sean Avery debuts their two-part hip-hop project, "skinnyblk." Simultaneously an album and play, "skinnyblk" is a multimedia journey through Avery’s life that celebrates being both black and gender non-binary by confronting the stigmas of toxic masculinity and race through interdisciplinary performance art. Directed and produced by Dr.

Frankenstein Bicentennial Celebration: Stop-Action Shelley

Celebrate the culmination of the ASU Frankenstein Bicentennial Project. Explore the themes of Mary Shelley’s novel as expressed in exhibits and performances by artists and scientists.

Southwest Shakespeare Company will present selected scenes from the world-premiere of their new adaption of "Frankenstein." Between the scenes, action will be stopped to explain nuances and hidden meanings.

All ticket buyers will also receive entry to "Frankenstein!" performed by the ASU Chamber Orchestra at 7:30 p.m.

General Admittance: $35

VIP Ticket $75 ($149 Value)

Teaching the Imagination: Robert Clark’s Pedagogical Legacy

Join us for a lecture on “Teaching the Imagination: Robert Clark’s Pedagogical Legacy,” moderated by Douglas Reed.  

This lecture is part of a series celebrating the legacies of Professors of Music David N. Johnson (1969-1980) and Robert Clark (1981-1998).

Series Itinerary:

Saturday, Oct. 20

noon–1:30 p.m., ASU Gammage, concert of ASU organ students performing David N. Johnson’s music (free and open to public).

Chiao-Ling Sun, Violin

Please join us for an exciting afternoon including works by Mozart, Debussy and the famous Butterfly Lovers concerto with Chiao-Ling Sun. Chiao-Ling Sun is professor of violin at the National Taiwan University of the Arts. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, her international career has included positions as concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, associate concertmaster of the Maryland Symphony and the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and the founder and director of the acclaimed Taiwan String Quartet.

David N. Johnson's Role in Creating the Total Musician

Join us for a lecture, "David N. Johson's Role in creating the total musician" moderated by Albert Leffler. 

This lecture is part of a series celebrating the legacies of Professors of Music David N. Johnson (1969-1980) and Robert Clark (1981-1998).

Series Itinerary:

Saturday, Oct. 20

noon–1:30 p.m., ASU Gammage, concert of ASU organ students performing David N. Johnson’s music (free and open to public).

The Legacy of David N. Johnson's Music

Join us for a celbration of David N. Johnson's music performed by ASU organ students. 

This lecture is part of a series celebrating the legacies of Professors of Music David N. Johnson (1969-1980) and Robert Clark (1981-1998).

Series Itinerary:

Saturday, Oct. 20

Noon–1:30 p.m., ASU Gammage, concert of ASU organ students performing David N. Johnson’s music (free and open to public).

Decomiso: Faivovich and Goldberg

"Decomiso" is an installation-based exhibition by the Argentinian contemporary artist duo Guillermo Faivovich and Nicolas Goldberg. Since 2006, Faivovich and Goldberg have been engaged in an intensive and wide-ranging research project — "A Guide to Campo del Cielo" — that forms the basis of their practice. Campo del Cielo is located in northern Argentina and was the site of a meteor shower an estimated 4,000 years ago.

Performance Narrative with Walonda Williams

Performance Narrative: Literary Wordplay Breaks into Stageplay with Walonda Williams

Performance narrative is for every writer — those who may want to add new elements to one’s current writing style or those who are interested in writing performance pieces. Together, let us explore contemporary writers (Carla Harryman, Ron Allen, Amiri Baraka, Adrienne Kennedy and Nova Baize) who have moved descriptive narrative into experimental performance. As a class, we will consider a social problem, and then in groups create a narrative work and add performance elements.

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