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Visiting Artists

The following artists and exhibitions will be presented on campus during the 2013-2014 academic year as part of the Arts and Activism theme.

Modlin Center Performers

Artist Voices with Anna Deavere Smith, Engaging the World: The Role of the Artist in Society

World Blues, featuring the Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela, and Fredricks Brown featuring Deva Mahal

CONTRA-TIEMPO, Full Still Hungry
Artist Voices with Anne Bogart

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company, A Rite

Mike Daisey, All Stories are Fiction

A Night of Mali Music featuring Fatoumata Diwara and Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

eighth blackbird, Still in Motion

Ethan Lipton and his Orchestra, No Place to Go

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Modlin Center Residency Events
Additional events with visiting artists will be added throughout the year


Professional Development Workshop for K-12 Teachers: “Teaching Through Movement”
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4 – 7 p.m.
Hosted by Partners in the Arts
Modlin Center for the Arts (includes free boxed lunch)
Free Workshop with advance registration required to Shannon Hooker

Free Salsa Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 14, 8 – 9 p.m.
Hosted by Salsa4Life
Havana 59 (16 N. 17th Street)
18 & up – ID required

Modlin @ Boatwright: A Conversation with CONTRA-TIEMPO
Friday, Nov. 15, 12 – 1 p.m. - Free
Hosted by Boatwright Memorial Library
Boatwright Memorial Library (UR Campus)
Free Community Salsa Workshop
Friday, Nov. 15, 6 – 8 p.m. - Free
Hosted by Patrick Henry High School and Hanover Arts Center
Hanover Arts Center (500 S. Center Street, Ashland)
All ages, no experience necessary
Latin Music Master Class
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4 – 5 p.m. - Free
Hosted by UR Department of Music
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Center for the Arts

For more information about any of these residency events, contact the Modlin Center: (804) 289-8980.

Universty Museums Exhibitions
Leon Bibel: Art, Activism, and the WPA