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On Campus – December 2012 Preview

Friday, December 7

“Dried Leaves and Horizon” by Kevin Davis. See the Alazanto exhibition.

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center presents “Sawdust Mountain,” featuring Eirik Johnson’s three-year project photographing Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. Through December 9.

The Palmer Gallery presents “Alazanto: Illuminating the Divine Within,” a selection of photographs by Kevin Michael Davis (1982-2010), curated by Tamar Thibodeau. Through December 20.

Director Ianthe Demos ’00

The Drama Department presents Lysistrata, a comedic satire about war and sex. The play will be directed by Vassar College alumna and guest artist Ianthe Demos ’00, a founding member of the One-Year Lease Theater Company. Through December 8.

The Music Department presents the Vassar College Jazz Ensemble, a 23-piece ensemble featuring student musicians playing saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, and drums, as well as five vocalists.

Saturday, December 8

Professor of Music Richard Wilson

The Music Department presents Messiah, a performance by the Vassar College Choir and Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir in collaboration with a professional Baroque orchestra. Featuring professional soloists Teresa Wakim, soprano; Drew Minter, countertenor; James Ruff, tenor; and Philip Cutlip, baritone.

Sunday, December 9

The Music Department presents a recital by Danielle Farina, viola, and Richard Wilson, piano, featuring Bach’s “Sonata in G major, BWV 1027,” Schubert’s “Sonata in A minor, D 821, Arpeggione,” and Wilson’s “Sonata for Viola and Piano.”

Monday, December 10

The French and Francophone Studies Department presents a film screening of The Politics of Seduction.

Thursday, December 13

The Urban Studies Program presents “Settler Sovereignty and U.S. Empire,” a lecture by Nikhil Pal Singh, associate professor of social and cultural analysis (SCA) and history and director of graduate studies in the Department of SCA at New York University.

Demos by Tatiana Collet-Apraxinet; Wilson© Vassar College-Evan Abramson ’00