Arts Events

Archive 2017 Fall

Auditions for Rensselaer Orchestra & Concert Choir continue through Sept 12
West Hall
September 1, 2017 4:00 PM - September 12, 2017

Auditions for Rensselaer Orchestra and Concert Choir are ongoing. Contact Prof. Nicholas DeMaison for more information.

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Academy Hall Auditorium
October 25, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Professor Ade Knowles leads the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble as they continue chasing the rhythms with their first performance of the semester at Academy Hall, start time 7:00 pm.

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IDI Show: observer, observed, and the process of observation
Sage Labs 5th floor Deans Lounge
October 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
observer, observed, and the process of observation
an exhibition of our Fall 2017 Intermediate Digital Imaging class’s evolving short study projects in
Surveillance, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography, Panorama and Portraiture
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Annual Fall Evening of Chamber Music
EMPAC Studio Beta
November 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Students in the Chamer Music course present a concert of their recent work.

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Rensselaer Concert Choir Fall Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall Stage
November 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil & Vivaldi's Gloria

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Arts Department Fall Concert
Russell Sage Dining Hall (Upstairs)
November 11, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Rensselaer Department of Arts presents its Fall Concert, featuring new acoustic, electronic and electroacoustic live musical works from students and faculty. 

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Lecture: Cosima Herter
West Hall 214
November 13, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Cosima Herter will be informally presenting about her participation in the creation of the popular television series Orphan Black.

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iEAR Presents! SINNER in MECCA with filmmaker and author Parvz Sharma
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave. Troy NY 12181
November 18, 2017 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Sharma’s documentaries and writing dissect the complicated intersection of faith and sexuality, confronting the taboo topic of his gay and Muslim identities. Sharma has worked as advocate and activist for the LGBT community: his work gives voice to communities where “the silence was strongest.”

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iEAR Presents! Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski presents his first feature-length film, "Quest," with producer Sabrina S. Gordon.
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12180
December 9, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The documentary is a moving portrait of a North Philadelphia working class family over the span of 10 years. Olshefski’s intimate style emphasizes the beautiful complexity of relationships, and how an American family goes about healing and persevering. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival.

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Fall Semester Arts Open Studios
West Hall Floors 1-4
December 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join first and second year Electronic Arts PhD and MFA students for open studios in West Hall.

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