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Looking for something to do in the next few weeks? Check out some of the College's upcoming events! You can find more events at ArtsUW.

 

Dancer in mid-air while performing with Brian Brooks Moving Company
Brian Brooks Moving Company

The audacious choreographic style of Brian Brooks continues to “shatter conventional notions of the human capacity for strength and endurance” (Dance Magazine). This Meany Center concert includes two world premieres developed during the choreographer’s UW residency through the Creative Fellowships Initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Date: January 30 – February 1
Time: 8 pm
Location: Meany Hall
Tickets from $45.
$10 student tickets available.

 

History Lecture Series: Life, Death and the Gods

What happens after death? How should the living care for the dead? How do beliefs about the gods and the afterlife shape different approaches to death and burial? In this series of four lectures, UW historians examine the relationship between the living and the dead in Ancient Rome and Iran and among the Aztecs and the Chinese.
Date: Wednesdays, January 22 – February 12
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 130 Kane Hall
$50/series or $15/lecture. Discounts for UWAA/UWRA members and veterans. Free for students with valid ID.

 

Music of Remembrance: UW Chamber Orchestra at Benaroya Hall

To mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the Seattle-based Music of Remembrance ensemble presents a free concert, joining forces with the Northwest Boychoir, the Seattle Girls Choir, and the University of Washington Chamber Orchestra.
Date: January 27
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall
FREE

 

Behind the Scenes with NPR’s Jerusalem Correspondent

NPR international correspondent Daniel Estrin will share the stories behind his reporting, from Israel to Gaza to Syria to the White House, and the joys and challenges of storytelling in one of the most contested and culturally rich corners of the world. Sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies with campus co-sponsors.
Date: January 28
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 130 Kane Hall
FREE. Registration recommended.

 

Shawn Wong on the Rediscovery of No-No Boy

The novel No-No Boy by John Okada, originally published in 1957, was barely read during the author’s lifetime. Shawn Wong, UW professor of English, will share how young Asian American writers urged a new audience to recognize the book’s importance and launched its journey from obscurity to canonical work in Asian American literature.
Date: January 30
Time: 7 pm
Location: 130 Kane Hall
FREE. Registration recommended.  

 

ARTSUW: Don’t Miss This!  

Extraordinary arts opportunities for UW students include a Department of Dance performance of work choreographed by faculty and visiting artists, a musical tribute to the first female Sufi poet, and a new exhibition – free for students -- at the Henry Art Gallery.
Throughout Winter Quarter