From <em>allegro vivace</em> to <em>desolato,</em> Ensemble Connect offers an eclectic concert this Friday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Zankel Music Center. The Carnegie Hall and Juilliard group is already actively in residence.
Growing up with a tailor and lots of well-told stories, Sonya Clark became a fiber artist praised for "her sensitive, boldly imaginative eye." She'll speak on campus Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Tang Museum.
From allegro vivace to desolato, the always eclectic Ensemble Connect concludes its 19th fall residency at Skidmore with a public concert this Friday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Zankel Music Center. The Carnegie Hall and Juilliard group is already active on campus and in the community.
The 2016 Selected Art Faculty Exhibition, now entering its last week, fills the Schick Art Gallery with evocative imagery and reflections on humans’ connection to nature: sculpture made using a 3-D printer by John Cunningham, altered photographs by Deb Hall, figurative drawings and paintings by Deborah Morris, and dreamy, surreal photographs and videos by Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison.
Two local-area congressmen known for civil debate and bipartisan cooperation--Chris Gibson (Republican, 19th district) and Paul Tonko (Democrat, 20th district)--held a public conversation at Skidmore's Tang Museum on Oct. 10. Their discussion, "What Happened to Compromise? A Conversation About the Role of Civility in Congress and Daily Life," was moderated by Alexander Heffner, the host of PBS's "The Open Mind." The Congressmen covered issues ranging from the upcoming election to the future of political discourse and also took questions from the audience.