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iEAR Presents! Irene Lusztig's "Yours in Sisterhood"
EMPAC Studio Beta
March 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Documentary filmmaker Irene Lusztig, Associate Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz, will present her recent film Yours in Sisterhood (2018), which uses as source material the archives of Ms. Magazine. Lusztig uses letters to the editor, filming them read by people living in towns and cities across the country where the letters originated.

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Chamber Music Marathon
Chapel + Cultural Center
March 29, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Students of the Rensselaer Chamber Music class present an evening of music for small ensembles.

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DIY CRISPR Workshops with artist Marta de Menezes, a series of Volmer Fries supported workshops
The Sanctuary fro Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue, Tory, NY 12180
April 1, 2019 5:30 PM - April 3, 2019

CRISPR refers to a range of gene editing systems programmed to edit DNA at precise locations. DIY CRISPR 3 DAY WORKSHOP activities will shift between hands-on laboratory sessions, lectures, and interventions.

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Nature? a talk by bioartist Marta de Menezes - Volmer Fries Distinguished Lecture
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
April 1, 2019 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

As an internationally renowned pioneer of biological arts, Marta de Menezes’ work explores the possibilities modern biology offers to artists.

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Mckinney Competition Awards Ceremony and Reading
CBIS Auditorium
April 3, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pulitzer-Prize-winning author, Richard Russo, will read from his work and present awards to winners in the 2019 McKinney Writing Contest.

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John Storyk: Lessons from Electric Lady Studios
HASS Media Studio, 174 DCC
April 4, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Founding partner of Walters-Storyk Design Group, John Storyk, will discuss his work in architectural acoustics and media engineering design in the HASS Media Studio, 174 DCC.  

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Frontiers in Musical Interactive System Design & Aesthetics
EMPAC Studio Beta
April 5, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. Marcelo M. Wanderley,  McGill Input Devices and Musical Interaction Laboratory (IDMIL) at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), will discuss the physical and cognitive requirements of musical performances, as well as innovative engineering solutions required to create responsive and reliable extended computer interfaces, including new prototyping tools.

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Maia Szalavitz will discuss various ways of knowing and understanding addiction, how they are changing and why it matters, in this talk in the STS Colloquium series on Wednesday, April 10, 12-1:30 pm.

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Rensselaer Concert Choir Spring Concert
Chapel + Cultural Center
April 12, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Rensselaer Concert Choir performs the greatest hit of 1502.

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Rensselaer Orchestra Spring Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
April 13, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Rensselaer Orchestra performs the mightiest classics of the repertoire.

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Title:  Aspects of Myth-Information

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Piano Waves
EMPAC Concert Hall
April 17, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A concert feature student pianists performing repertoire ranging from the classics to contemporary music, including members of the Rensselaer Orhcestra.

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Creative Entrepreneurship: The Music-Tech-Business Connection
EMPAC STUDIO Beta
April 22, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Explore the possibilites of combining music, technology, and entrepreneurship with Stanford Dr. Ge Wang and entertainment industry lawyer, Paul Rapp.A collaboration between Arts Department the Lally School of Management, and with support from the Rensselaer Union, Speaker's Corner.

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