THIS WEEK @ UARTS: November 4 - 10, 2013

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Quay Brothers Film Premiere and Q&A TONIGHT
Spring 2014 Advising
Blick Supports UArts

NEWS
'Inquirer' Features UArts in Avenue of Arts Series
Animation Alums Are Top Winners at Local Film Fest
Theater Alumni Praised in '4000 Miles' Review
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EVENTS
Knowing Dance More Series
School of Music Performances
Author Talk and Book Signing: Ryan Casey '05
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OPPORTUNITIES
Our Roots, Our Legacy: World Cultures Festival

IN THE GALLERIES
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
Hamilton & Arronson Galleries
Gallery One
More Galleries >>


ANNOUNCEMENTS
Quay Brothers Film Premiere and Q&A TONIGHT
Renowned experimental stop-motion animators and UArts alumni Timothy Quay BFA '69 (Illustration) and Stephen Quay BFA '69 (Film), better known as the Quay Brothers, return to the University of the Arts tonight to premiere their new short film "[UN]MISTAKEN HANDS: EX-VOTO F. H." The evening will kick off with a screening of the Quays’ adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's “Maska,” followed by the premiere of their new film and ending with a Q&A with the Quays. The event, which was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On Movies” blog and the November 1 Weekend section, is free and open to the public; the UArts community is encouraged to attend. More info >>
November 4, 6 p.m.
Arts Bank Theater

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Spring 2014 Advising
Advising for Spring 2014 began on Monday, October 28. The Office of the Registrar’s website offers you access to course offerings and registration-specific forms and resources. Simply click the links to the left to access everything you need to successfully complete the advising and registration process. For example, click the Students link to access advising information, including the course section offerings and directions on how to view your Degree Audit. Click the Forms link to download and print an advising form for your advising session. If you have any questions about advising or registration, please contact the Office of the Registrar 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
'Inquirer' Features UArts in Avenue of Arts Series
UArts is called "the unsung hero" of Philly's Avenue of the Arts in a Philadelphia Inquirer series on the Avenue's 20th anniversary. President Sean Buffington is featured in the story. Read the story >>

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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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Theater Alumni Praised in '4000 Miles' Review
Ira Brind School of Theater Arts grads Leigha Kato BFA '13 (Musical Theater) and Davy Raphaely BFA '01 (Acting) were featured in a Philadelphia City Paper review of "4000 Miles," the award-winning play by Amy Herzog. The paper calls Raphaely's performance in the Philadelphia Theatre Company production "heart-wrenching." Read the review >>

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'Hennessy Youngman' Featured in 'The Art Newspaper'
Jayson Musson BFA '02 (Photography), best know as his YouTube alter ego Hennessy Youngman, was featured in the current issue of The Art Newspaper. The 2013 Silver Star Alumni Award recipient is also a featured artist in "Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art," currently on display in NYU’s Grey Art Gallery (through December 7, 2013) and at the Studio Museum in Harlem (November 14, 2013–March 9, 2014). Read the article >>

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EVENTS
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
The Music of Jimi Hendrix
Concert presented by the School of Music, featuring performances by Guitar majors Geoff Naiberk '15, Sean Conlon '15, Tim Schilling '13, John Udinsky '14, Jake Varrone '16, Henry Zhang '17, Alex Kulick '17, Jun Ki Lee '15, David Salter '13 and Joe Rodriguez '15. More info >>
November 4, 7 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall, Terra Hall

Concert Showcase: Video Game Music Re-Imagined
The School of Music's Music Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology program presents a showcase concert of video game music. The concert, which was featured on Geekadelphia.com, contains video game music from the original NES through today's console generation, reinterpreted and rearranged for UArts ensembles. More info >>
November 8, 7 p.m.
November 9, 1 p.m.
Caplan Recital Hall


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

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Author Talk and Book Signing: Ryan Casey '05
The University of the Arts School Store, Illustration program, Alumni Relations and Corzo Center for the Creative Economy with HarperCollins Publishers present "But You’re Like Really Pretty – Author Talk and Book Signing" with Ryan Casey BFA '05 (Illustration), founder of ButYoureLikeReallyPretty.com. Casey will give insight into growing an audience through social media and using social media as a business opportunity, followed by a book signing of his new book But You Like Really Dated?! The Celebropedia of Hollywood Hookups. More info >>
November 6, 6:30 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Lecture: Dr. Virginia Vitkiene
Dr. Virginia Vitkiene will present "Lithuanian Crafts as an Expanded Field: Challenging Stereotypes." This lecture is co-sponsored by the Lithuanian International Cultural Programme Centre and the UArts Craft & Material Studies program, and is free and open to the public. More info >>
November 7, 2:30 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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Craft Showcase: Gifts in the Galleries
Unique holiday shopping showcase presented by VIX Emporium featuring crafts by Philadelphia-area independent artists, including alumnae Morgan Jamison BFA ’09 (Crafts) [Old Blood], Tessa Kennedy BFA '05 (Crafts) [New Histories Jewelry] and Danielle Kaya BFA '99 (Crafts) [Danielle Marie Tobin Designz]. More info >>
November 15, 4 – 7 p.m.
November 16, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Penn Museum
3260 South Street, Philadelphia

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Multicultural Art Meets Learning Differences: Susan Rodriguez
"Multicultural Art Meets Learning Differences," a new teacher's workshop, is presented by Art Education Adjunct Professor Susan Rodriguez. Rodriguez presents exciting and new adaptive lessons and methods of instruction for the K-12 classroom. More info >>
November 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College
733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, NJ

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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.
November 5, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
President's Office
Hamilton Hall, 1st floor

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Parthenon: a reCreation myth
Directed and cultivated by Lauren Tuvell BFA '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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Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital
"Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital," featuring work by UArts faculty member and alumnus Doug Bucci BFA '94 (Crafts), will explore the many areas of 21st-century creativity made possible by advanced methods of computer-assisted production known as digital fabrication. More info >>
Through July 6, 2014
Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle, New York City

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CITYWIDE
More than 25 artist-run collectives have joined forces to present a month-long celebration of Philadelphia contemporary art with CITYWIDE, a "massive collaboration" that will include a publication and feature performances, panel discussions, gallery openings and other programming in a variety of venues across the city. UArts is well represented at CITYWIDE, with a long list of alumni, faculty and staff whose work will be showcased during the exhibition. CITYWIDE exhibit openings commence and continue through the first two weeks of November starting on First Friday, November 1. More info >>
Through November 30

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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

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Selected Shorts: 2013 Senior Film & Animation Show
The School of Film presents "Selected Shorts: 2013 Senior Film & Animation Show," featuring student work from the Film & Video and Animation programs created during the 2012-2013 academic year. Take a journey into the uncensored imaginations of our notably talented, seductively persuasive and feverishly driven young filmmakers. This event is free and open to the public. Read more >>
November 6, 7 p.m.
Connelly Lecture Hall, Terra

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Interdisciplinary Fine Arts Lecture Series
Visiting artist lecture series hosted by the Interdisciplinary Fine Arts program.
Ridley Howard
November 5, 1 p.m.
CBS Auditorium, Hamilton Hall

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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.

Teaching and Learning in China: Chinese lunch
November 6 (rescheduled from October 23)

Study Abroad Workshop: Middle Eastern Lunch
November 13

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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 6, 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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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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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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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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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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Gallery 224 (Anderson Hall, 2nd floor)

Works In Progress: Exploring Origins & Identity
"Works In Progress: Exploring Origins & Identity" presents recent work from three artists in the MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking program. The work shown highlights explorations into cultural and personal origins and how identity is defined. This exhibition documents the development of a body of work from Kyra Devine, Erin Malkowski and Kara Petraglia during the second year of the graduate program. More info >>
Through November 8

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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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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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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 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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Printmaking Gallery (Anderson Hall, 6th floor)

Do not reply: Dan Haddigan '09
"Do not reply" is a solo exhibition by alumnus Dan Haddigan BFA '09 (Printmaking), who attempts to decode and translate email messages that do not make it into our inboxes. More info >>
Through November 8

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