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Thursday, Sept. 01, 2016
 

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Film screening, diversity dialogue with director Lee Mun Wah

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, 8 p.m. · McCosh Hall, Room 10

Lee Mun Wah, an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker and diversity trainer, will participate in a screening of his documentary "If These Halls Could Talk," which features 11 college students discussing their struggles to be understood, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in McCosh Hall, Room 10. The screening will be followed by a dialogue with the director about having conversations on diversity.

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Live demonstration of Butoh dance by members of Vangeline Theater

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, 1:30 p.m. · Frist Campus Center front lawn

The performing artist Vangeline and dancers from her company Vangeline Theater will give a free live demonstration of Butoh at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, on the Frist Campus Center front lawn. This fall, Vangeline will co-teach the Princeton Atelier course "Filmmaking and Dance" with Princeton alumna Josephine Decker, a member of the Class of 2003.

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Art museum to present annual Nassau Street Sampler

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, 5 p.m. · Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum will hold its annual Nassau Street Sampler — featuring tastings by local restaurants and live music by student groups — at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the museum.

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Dwan to speak on 'Performing Beckett'

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · 185 Nassau St., Stewart Theater

Actress Lisa Dwan will speak on "Performing Beckett" at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in the Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau St., as part of the Fund for Irish Studies lecture series.

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So Percussion to give free concert

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

So Percussion, the Edward T. Cone Performers-in-Residence, will give a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium. The program will include the world premiere of Paul Lansky's "Springs," Caroline Shaw's "Taxidermy," John Cage's "Living Room Music" and David Lang's "the so-called laws of nature." The Lansky commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available online through University Ticketing.

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Haykel to give talk on Iran-Saudi Arabia rivalry

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, noon · Jones Hall, Room 202

Princeton University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Bernard Haykel will give a talk titled "The Causes and Effects of the Rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia" at noon Monday, Sept. 19, in Jones Hall, Room 202. 

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Exhibition to focus on global contemporary art

July 30-Oct. 30, 2016 · Princeton University Art Museum

"A Material Legacy," on view July 30-Oct. 30 at Princeton University Art Museum, brings together many of the most exciting artists of the past decade to illuminate the material impulse found in contemporary art practices. Nearly all made within the last ten years, and many in the last several years, the works in the exhibition provide a fresh view into art making in the 21st century and include globe-spanning artists from North America to Chile and India.

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Exhibition to feature photography of Adams and Weston

June 25-Sept. 25, 2016 · Princeton University Art Museum

"Ansel Adams to Edward Weston: Celebrating the Legacy of David H. McAlpin" will be on view June 25-Sept. 25 at the Princeton University Art Museum. Featuring approximately 40 photographs, the exhibition celebrates the pioneering legacy of David McAlpin, a member of the Class of 1920, whose seminal gift to Princeton of more that 500 photographs, beginning in 1971, made the museum one of the earliest to commit to photography as a fine art form.  

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Exhibit examines Wilson's contested legacy

Monday, April 4, through Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, various times · Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery

The contested legacy of Woodrow Wilson forms the focus of a new exhibition that opens Monday, April 4, in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson Hall. The show, "In the Nation's Service? Woodrow Wilson Revisited," documents not only the positive but also the negative aspects of Wilson's tenure as 13th president of Princeton University and 28th president of the United States. The show is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 4:30 p.m. during the summer months.  

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