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March 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Design Students Connect Campus, City Through ‘We Are Syracuse’ Billboards

It was more than a year ago that the Connective Corridor issued a challenge to SU students: Design a large-scale public art project for a billboard series to be displayed over the 2014-15 academic year next to the Nancy Cantor Warehouse in downtown Syracuse. Use it to...

February 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Symphony Orchestra, Four Choirs to Present Concert March 3

The Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO) and four choirs from the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will present a concert on Tuesday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor...

Friday, February 20, 2015

Artist Crystal Wagner to Speak, Create Large Installation

Contemporary interdisciplinary artist Crystal Wagner will present a lecture and create a large installation with students as part of her residency in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Art Feb. 23-26.As a guest of the Department of Art’s...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

‘Best of Foundation’ Features Art and Design Student Work

Art and design students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' (VPA) first-year foundation program are exhibiting their work in “Best of Foundation 2015” through Wednesday, March 4, at J&J Smith Gallery, 117 Smith Hall. The exhibition is free and open...

Monday, February 16, 2015

Fashion Curator, Author Amy de la Haye to Present Lectures

Curator and author Amy de la Haye, the Rootstein Hopkins Chair of Dress History and Curatorship at the London College of Fashion, will present two free, public lectures and book signings as part of her weeklong residency at the Sue Ann Genet Costume Collection in the...

Friday, February 13, 2015

Pianist Steven Heyman to Present Faculty Recital Feb. 24

Pianist Steven Heyman, an associate professor of music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music, will present a faculty recital on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium, Crouse...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Target Textile Designer Michelle Cox ’09 to Speak

Michelle Cox ’09, a textile designer at Target, will speak at the Department of Design on Friday, Feb. 13, at 1:30 p.m. on the seventh floor of The Nancy Cantor Warehouse. The talk is free and open to the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) community.Cox...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Martin Bandier ’62 Receives Recording Academy’s President’s Merit Award

Martin N. Bandier ’62, chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, was honored with the Recording Academy’s President’s Merit Award on Feb. 7 at the Pre-Grammy Gala hosted by Clive Davis in Beverly Hills, Calif. Presented the night before the 57th annual Grammy...

Monday, February 9, 2015

VPA’s New Turner Semester in Los Angeles Focuses on Artistic Professional Practice

Artistic professional practice and engagement with contemporary artists and curators in the culturally rich setting of Los Angeles is the focus of the Turner Semester, the College of Visual and Performing Arts' (VPA) newest immersion experience.Funded through a...

Monday, February 9, 2015

Serious Subjects Become Seriously Funny in SU Drama’s Production of 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'

Playwright Terrence McNally excels at making wild and witty comedy out of very serious and thoughtful matters. In this 1991 off-Broadway triumph, two couples grapple with the mundane (burgers and kites) and the momentous (illness and infidelity) as they try (very hard...

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Connective Corridor Seeking Warehouse Mural Proposals

Syracuse University design students will soon have the opportunity to showcase their skills in a big visual way. The Connective Corridor, in partnership with the School of Design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, is calling for student proposals for a two-...

January 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Creative Director David Hoffman ’95 to Deliver Soyars Lecture Feb. 3

David Hoffman, creative director at Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc., one of America’s oldest independent publishing companies, will present a lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of the Martin J...

Friday, January 23, 2015

Business Manager Phil Sarna to Speak Jan. 27 (Canceled)

*Please note that this talk has been canceled due to travel/weather difficulties.Phil Sarna, managing director of PS Business Management LLC, will present a lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lender Auditorium (Room 007), located on the concourse level of...

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Retired Professor of Painting Ludwig Stein Dies

Ludwig Stein, revered professor of painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' (VPA) Department of Art, died on Tuesday, Jan. 13, in Cancún, Mexico. He was 76.Stein, who had recently retired and moved to Oneonta, N.Y., taught painting and drawing at VPA...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Syracuse Youth Orchestras to Perform Feb. 1

The Syracuse Youth Orchestra (SYO) and Syracuse Youth String Orchestra (SYSO) will present a concert on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 3:30 p.m. at Eagle Hill Middle School, 4645 Enders Rd., Manlius.Tickets for the concert are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 6-18....
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