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November 2013 Events

Thursday, November 7th
Vito Acconci: Way Station

In this illustrated lecture, Cameron Visiting Artist and Architect Vito Acconci discusses Middlebury’s Way Station I (1983; replicated in 2013) in relation to his establishment of the Acconci Studio in 1988 and to recent public, private, national, and international projects. Sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art and the Cameron Visiting Architect and Visiting Artist Funds, Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Program in Studio Art.
Time:
7:00pm
Location:
Dana Auditorium
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
Free

Saturday, November 9th
Amour

Winner of the 2013 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film,Amour examines the bond of love in the face of old age. Retired music teachers George and Anne are an elderly, happy, and normal couple. But the harmony between them is interrupted poignantly when Anne suffers a stroke, leaving one half of her body paralyzed. Director Michael Haneke’s “unexpected kind of masterpiece” (Roger Ebert) offers no sugarcoating; instead, it examines the raw, humiliating, and powerful emotions paired with love and death. In French with English subtitles. Sponsored by the Hirschfield International Film SeriesSee associated event November 11. (Michael Haneke, France/ Germany/Austria, 2012, 127 minutes)
Time:
3:00pm and 8:00pm
Location:
Dana Auditorium
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
Free

Sunday, November 10th
Singer Pur

When Singer Pur was awarded the 2013 Bavarian State Prize for Music, Minister of Art and Culture Wolfgang Heubisch put it best: “This vocal sextet is particularly well-known for its broad repertoire, ranging from early Renaissance to the Romantics and contemporary music, all on the highest musical level.” At Middlebury, this internationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble performs a program called “Fields of Gold: Vocal Music through the Centuries,” featuring works from Hildegard von Bingen to Palestrina and Orlando di Lasso; then on to Brahms and Schumann, and later to Irving Berlin and Sting, among others. Sponsored by the Performing Arts Series. Reserved Seating.
Time:
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:
Mahaney Center for the Arts – Concert Hall
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
$20 Adults | $15 Students | $6 Children

Monday, November 15th
Korean Art Comes to Middlebury

Sarah Laursen, curator of Asian art and assistant professor of history of art and architecture, explores new acquisitions at the museum. She discusses their importance in the transmission of new religions and technologies from the Asian continent to Japan. Enjoy further conversation over a light lunch in the lobby. Presented as part of the series Off the Wall: Informal Discussions about Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Committee on the Arts. Lunch is provided.
Time:
12:15pm – 1:45pm
Location:
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Contact:
cfa@middlebury.edu | (802) 443-3168
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
$5 Suggested Donation

Tuesday, November 19th
On the Block: Photography at Auction

Sotheby’s photographs specialist, Emily Bierman ’07, discusses the world of photography auctions, focusing on examples from the museum exhibition Screened and Selected II. Sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Middlebury College Museum of Art.
Time:
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Location:
Mahaney Center for the Arts – Room 221
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
Free

Saturday, November 23rd
Jupiter String Quartet

Beloved by Middlebury audiences, the award-winning Jupiter String Quartet is known around the world for blazing, passionate, and energetic performances. Grammy-award-winner Kim Kashkashian is internationally recognized as a unique voice on the viola. Together, these artists will wow our Middlebury audience with a performance of Brahms’s sunny String Quintet no. 2 in G Major. The Jupiters also perform Beethoven’s Quartet no. 6 in B-flat Major, op. 18 no. 6; and Quartet no. 12 in E-flat Major, op. 127. This free Performing Arts Series concert is made possible with generous support from the Institute for Clinical Science and Art, in memory of F. William Sunderman Jr. and Carolyn Reynolds Sunderman.
Time:
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Location:
Mahaney Center for the Arts – Concert Hall
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
Free

Sunday, November 24th
Middlebury College Community Chorus

This annual concert celebrating the Thanksgiving season includes the voices of Middlebury College students, staff, and faculty, as well as singers from Addison County and across the lake in New York. Tim Guiles, accompanist. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Time:
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:
Mead Memorial Chapel
Website:
http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/news/2013-2014/nov2013
Admission:
Free

Thursday, November 28th
Middlebury Inn Thanksgiving Buffet

Serving our famous Thanksgiving Buffet to include a variety of seasonal Salads, Sides, Fish, Turkey, Ham, and an assortment of traditional desserts. Combining a classic Thanksgiving dinner with our Chef’s creative new ideas, the Middlebury Inn offers a great meal for you and your family. Please continue to the Dining section to view our menu. Be sure to make your reservations today as we are booking up quickly!
Time:
Seating on the half hour – 12noon to 4:00pm
Location:
Middlebury Inn – Founder’s Ballroom
Contact:
(802) 388-4961
Admission:
$30 Adults | $15 Children (4-12)