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Release date:
Aug. 24, 2001
Contact: Deb Hammacher, Assistant Director, 404-727-0644, or dhammac@emory.edu

Arts at Emory University Fall 2001

The number to call for tickets or information unless otherwise noted is 404-727-5050, the Arts at Emory box office.

AUTHOR EVENTS

Sept. 24-25
Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Novelist Chang-Rae Lee will read from his works. 8:15 p.m. Sept. 24 and will host a Q&A on his work at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The Korean-born writer is the author of "Native Speaker" and "A Gesture of Life." He is the recipient of a PEN/Hemingway award and several other honors. He was selected by New Yorker magazine as one of the 20 best American writers under 40 in 1999. Joseph W. Jones Room, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-4683

Oct. 4
Jeanne Braselton will read from her new novel, "A False Sense of Well Being." Followed by book signing and reception. 6 p.m. Joseph Jones Room, Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-6887

Oct. 7-10
Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature. British author David Lodge will discuss "Consciousness in the Novel" in the biennial series of lectures intended for a general audience, in honor of the late Emory professor and world renowned literary scholar. Past lecturers include Seamus Heaney, Henry Louis Gates, Helen Vendler and A.S. Byatt. All events are free and open to the public. 404-727-6420

Lodge retired from a 27-year career as professor of modern English literature at the University of Birmingham (England) in 1987 to pursue writing full-time. He is the author of the new novel "Thinks…" and the novels "The Picturegoers" (1960); "Ginger, You’re Barmy" (1962); "The British Museum is Falling Down" (1965); "Out of the Shelter" (1970); "Changing Places" (1975), for which he was awarded both the Hawthornden Prize and the Yorkshire Post Fiction Prize; "How Far Can You Go?" (1980), which won Whitbread Award for book of the year; "Small World" (1984), which was nominated for the Booker Prize; "Nice Work" (1988), which won the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award; "Paradise News" (1991) and "Therapy" (1995).

* Oct. 7: Lecture at 4 p.m. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building auditorium, 1440 Clifton Rd., Emory.

* Oct. 8: Lecture at 8:15 p.m. Goizueta Business School auditorium, room 130, 1300 Clifton Rd., Emory.

* Oct. 9: Lecture at 8:15 p.m. Goizueta Business School auditorium, room 130, 1300 Clifton Rd., Emory.

* Oct. 10: Reading and book signing. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory.

Oct. 22
Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Playwright and author Naomi Wallace will read from her work. Part of the city-wide Naomi Wallace Festival with 12 participating theater companies. 8:15 p.m. Joseph W. Jones Room, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-4683

Nov. 5-6
Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Poet Nikki Finney will read from her works. 8:15 p.m. Nov. 5 and will host a Q&A on her work at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Joseph W. Jones Room, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-4683

CONCERTS

Sept. 9
"Bach Live!" Timothy Albrecht, university organist: University Organist Series. 4 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Sept. 15
Prema Bhat, Carnatic vocalist from Putter in Southern India and teacher of Indian classical music at Emory. Universal Waves Series. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $10 general admission.

Sept. 22
Hamza El Din, oud (Arabian lute): Universal Waves Series. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $15 general admission.

Sept. 28
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. Featuring pianist Dorian Ho. Noon. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

Sept. 28
Bonnie Pomfret, soprano recital. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Sept. 29
Takács String Quartet with poet Robert Pinsky: Candler Series. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $20-35 zoned seating.

Sept. 30
Jun-Ching Lin: Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Emerson Series. "Double Trouble!" Duos for violin with members of the ensemble and accompanying commentary by Lin. 4 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $12 general admission.

Oct. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete Sonatas for Piano: Philip Thomson. Program: No. 12, in A-flat Major, Op. 26 ("Funeral March"); No. 8, in C minor, Op. 13 ("Pathétique"); No. 14, in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 ("Moonlight"); No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3. 7:15 p.m. pre-concert lecture by Emory professor Ben Arnold. 8:15 p.m. concert. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $15 general admission, $90 for eight-concert series.

Oct. 10
Emory Wind Ensemble. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Oct. 17
Pianist Arcadi Volodos: Candler Series. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $20-35 zoned seating.

Oct. 19
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. Featuring Mika Yoshida on marimba. Noon. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

Oct. 19
Susan Dunn, soprano recital. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Oct. 20
N. Ravikiran, chitravina: Universal Waves Series. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $10 general admission.

Oct. 21
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Emerson Series. Beethoven’s Duo for Viola and Cello ("With Eyeglasses Obligato"); John Anthony Lennon Piano Quartet premiere: "When Angels Pass"; Bartók’s Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano; Villa Lobos’ "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6"; Brahms’ Intermezzo in A Major. 4 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $12 general admission.

Oct. 24
Emory Symphony Orchestra. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Oct. 26
Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete Sonatas for Piano: Yasuo Watanabe. Program: No. 9, in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1; No. 17, in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2 ("Tempest"); No. 6, in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2; No. 28, in A Major, Op. 101. 7:15 p.m. pre-concert lecture by Emory professor Ben Arnold. 8:15 p.m. concert. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $15 general admission, $90 for eight-concert series.

Oct. 27
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Family Series. Halloween Concert. 11 a.m. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free for museum members, $4 non-members.

Oct. 27
Yoshio Kurahashi, shakuhachi: NextFest Series. The shakuhachi is the end-blown Japanese bamboo flute used for centuries as a musical instrument and tool for meditation. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $10 general admission.

Oct. 28
Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and Michael Brecker: "Tribute to Miles Davis and John Coltrane." 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $25 general admission.

Oct. 29
Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Nov. 2
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. Featuring violinist Martin Chalifour. Noon. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

Nov. 4
Arno Hartmann, organ recital: University Organist Series. 3 p.m. Cannon Chapel, 515 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

Nov. 10
Collegium Vocale. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Donation requested.

Nov. 11
Emory Percussion Ensemble. 4 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Nov. 15
Emory Early Music Consort. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Nov. 16
Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete Sonatas for Piano: William Ransom. Program: No. 25, in G Major, Op. 79; No. 21, in C Major, Op. 53 ("Waldstein"); No. 30, in E Major, Op. 109; No. 23, in F minor, Op. 57 ("Appassionata"). 7:15 p.m. pre-concert lecture by Bill McGlaughlin, host of Minnesota Public Radio’s "St. Paul Sunday." 8:15 p.m. concert. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $15 general admission, $90 for eight-concert series.

Nov. 17
Netherlands Chamber Choir: Candler Series. Twenty-four-member a cappella choir performing works by Bach, Pärt, Rachmaninov and others. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $20-35 zoned seating.

Nov. 18
HARMONY Atlanta’s International Youth Chorus. 5 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $8 general admission.

Nov. 18
Emory Brass Ensemble. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Nov. 27
Waschek Choir. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Nov. 29
Emory Chamber Ensembles. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Dec. 4
Emory Jazz Ensemble. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Dec. 6
Emory Wind Ensemble. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Dec. 7
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. Featuring baritone John Hornor. Noon. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

Dec. 7
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. University Chorus and Concert Choir. Popular adaptation of the 12th-century Christmas service at King’s College in Cambridge, England, combining carols and scripture readings. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $10 general admission.

Dec. 8
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. University Chorus and Concert Choir. Popular adaptation of the 12th-century Christmas service at King’s College in Cambridge, England, combining carols and scripture readings. 5 & 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $10 general admission.

Dec. 10
Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Dec. 11
Emory Symphony Orchestra. 8:15 p.m. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. Free.

Dec. 14
Ludwig van Beethoven: The Complete Sonatas for Piano: Arthur Greene. Program: No. 5, in C minor, Op. 10, No. 1; No. 11, in B-flat Major, Op. 22; No. 22, in F Major, Op. 54; No. 4, in E-flat Major, Op. 7 ("The Beloved"). 7:15 p.m. pre-concert lecture by Greene. 8:15 p.m. concert. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $15 general admission.

Dec. 15
Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Family Series. Holiday concert and sing-along. 11 a.m. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free for museum members, $4 non-members.

DANCE

Oct. 23
"Dancing East: Orientalism and American Dance, 1900-1940." Lecture by Emory dance historian emeritus Richard Long. 7:30 p.m. Michael C. Carlos Museum reception hall, 571 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-7266

Nov. 9-10
Emory Dance Company Fall Concert. An evening of new choreographic works by faculty and guest artists featuring the Emory Dance Company. 8:15 p.m. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Rd., Emory. $8.

FILM

Oct. 23
"Lawn Dogs," screenplay by Naomi Wallace. Part of the city-wide Naomi Wallace Festival. 4 p.m. White Hall (room tba), 480 Kilgo Circle, Emory. Free.

THEATER

Sept. 8–9
The Salt Lake City Olympic Play Commission Project. "The Discovery of America" by Arthur Kopit, and "The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune" by Robert Schenkkan, directed by Vincent Murphy. Theater Emory, in connection with the Pioneer Theatre Company and the Olympic Arts Festival of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games, will continue a commissioning and development process begun at Salt Lake City last winter. Playwrights Kopit and Schenkkan, dramaturg and project director David Kranes, and Pioneer Theatre Company Managing Director Christopher Lino will be in residence at Emory Sept. 3–10 to work with Theater Emory’s Murphy and an ensemble of actors. Public readings of the works-in-process will be held on the final two days. Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Dobbs University Center, 605 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free.
* "The Discovery of America" by Arthur Kopit, September 8 at 5 p.m.
* "The Marriage of Miss Hollywood and King Neptune" by Robert Schenkkan, September 9 at 3 p.m.

Oct. 24-Nov. 10
"The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek" by Naomi Wallace, directed by Vincent Murphy. Part of the city-wide Naomi Wallace Festival. An extraordinary woman drawn to testing the edges of possibility, and the young man who follows her, play out their search for adulthood in this sensuous, mesmerizing tale. Artistic Producing Director Vincent Murphy initiated the Naomi Wallace Festival, recruiting 12 Atlanta companies to celebrate the work of this contemporary American playwright whose works are better known in London than in her Southern home. Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Dobbs University Center, 605 Asbury Circle, Emory. General admission $15; Emory students with i.d. $7.50.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
8 p.m. Oct. 25, 26, 27, Nov. 1*, 2, 3, 8–10
3 p.m. Nov. 4, Nov.10
*Pay-what-you-can performance.

VISUAL ARTS

Schatten Gallery

Sept. 4-Oct. 5
"Solidarity: 20 Years of History." Black and white and color photographs celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Polish free trade union Solidarity and document its history from its inception in August 1980 until June 1999 when Pope John Paul II visited the Polish National Assembly that now includes Solidarity representatives. of Polish Solidarity that marked a turning point in the history of post-war Europe. The events of August 1980 marked a turning point in the history of post-war Europe. The breach in the previously united Soviet bloc was the beginning of the end for the totalitarian system. Corridor gallery, Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Free. 404-727-6861

Sept. 14-Dec. 31
"The Third Eye: Images of Ritual India." Color photographs and video clips by Emory faculty, students and alumni chronicle research from recent trips to India. The focus of the exhibition is ritual activity found within the diverse religious landscape of India. Main gallery, Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Free. 404-727-6861

Nov. 1-Dec. 31
"Freeing Fay: Photographs by Fay Pullen Fairbrother." Photographs by the late artist that document her battle with the cancer that eventually took her life. Corridor gallery, Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday. Free. 404-727-6861

Special Collections

Sept. 28-Jan. 25
"Thy Mother Is Like a Vine in Thy Blood: Viola P. Andrews and the Andrews Family." An exhibition celebrating Viola Perryman Andrews and her family. Andrews raised 10 children, first as a sharecropper in Morgan County, Ga., and then as a seamstress in Atlanta. She fought to educate and inspire her children, and despite hardships, the family lived in a creative and imaginative environment that shaped the rest of their lives. "I honestly believe that all of the Andrews have ‘art’ also ‘Writing’ talent," she concluded. Drawn from the personal papers of Andrews, of her sons—the artist Benny Andrews and the novelist Raymond Andrews—the exhibition tells the family’s story through objects they created: autobiographies, novels, short stories, correspondence, scrapbooks, paintings, photographs and drawings. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays–Saturdays. Special Collections, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury Circle, Emory. Free. 404-727-6887

 


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