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Arts Fest

  • 03/24
  • 10:30 am-10:30 am

UNC Asheville’s third annual Arts Fest, including free musical performances, film screenings, exhibits, creative workshops and more, will be held April 6-8 across campus. Featured artists Clarissa Sligh, David LaMotte, and David Hess will present their respective works related to the Arts Fest theme, “Arts for Social Change.”

Featured Artists:

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Arts Fest Activities April 6

  • 03/23
  • 1:52 pm-1:52 pm
  • 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., literary readings by Odyssey Middle School poets and UNC Asheville faculty in Ramsey Library Glasshouse.
  • Noon-1 p.m., origami crane folding for peace, solar observing and in-praxis dance showings on the quad.
  • 4:15-7 p.m., CrAFT Studio and video production events, including hands-on tours and demonstrations in the lower level of Ramsey Library.
  • 7-8 p.m., students show dance works-in-progress of Choreographing Gender and Identity, in Sherrill Center dance studio 351.
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CCB Dance Project Work in Progress

  • 03/21
  • 1:59 pm-1:59 pm

This work-in-progress showing will share in process materials for an evening-length duo project, Je Te Souhaites du Bien et Apres ... . This work was begun at Kettly Noel’s Donko Seko center in Mali in June 2016 and will be completed through a series of national and international residencies. 

This work will be choreographed by UNC Asheville Dance Program Director, Associate Professor Celia Weiss Bambara and assisted by guest artist Momar Ndiaye.

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Dance Masterclass with Momar Ndiaye

  • 03/21
  • 1:59 pm-1:59 pm

 

This open level master class with contemporary dance artist Momar Ndiaye offers an up-to -date global postmodern dance technique. This event is free and open to everyone.

Short Biography:

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Brown Bag Talk - Practice as Research: CCBdance Project, Resistance and Methods of Inquiry In The Field of Dance

  • 03/21
  • 2:34 pm-2:34 pm

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talks take place on Thursdays at noon in Special Collections, with light refreshments served and brown bags welcome. Free and open to everyone.

This talk will feature Celia Bambara, assistant professor and director of UNC Asheville's Dance Program, who provides this description:

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Chinese New Year Celebration

  • 03/21
  • 1:59 pm-1:59 pm

Join in a campus/community party to celebrate the Year of the Rooster, with students, faculty and staff from UNC Asheville and Buncombe County Schools, and members of the local Chinese community.

The party will feature the exciting Lion Dance and special holiday food, with thanks to Tony Liu of Green Tea restaurant.