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November 2017

Twice as Hard

November 27 - December 1
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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Twice as Hard

Twice as Hard, curated by Angelique Scott, highlights the diverse mediums in which artists of color create. The phrase "you have to work twice as hard to be half as good" was reiterated throughout decades to remind youth of color that the world is, in fact, biased and that our best is not always enough to compete against our counterparts. This exhibition will shatter the stereotypes and strain placed on artists of color, and emphasize the importance of diversity within…

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Small Jazz Ensembles

November 27 @ 8:00 pm
Free

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Free Admission

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Jazz Orchestra II

November 28 @ 8:00 pm

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 8 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $10 General Admission Free for VCU students with ID Click here to purchase tickets

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University Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble

November 29 @ 7:00 pm

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Tickets: $10 General Admission Free for VCU students with ID Click here to purchase tickets

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Objects + Methods Lecture: ​FIST

November 30 @ 4:30 pm
The Depot, 814 West Broad Street
Richmond, 23220
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Objects + Methods Lecture: FIST [image: Dancer on a Blade, iii]

L Z Hang will join the Objects + Methods Lecture Series hosted by the Department of Graphic Design. FIST is the studio imprint of L Z Hang, a multidisciplinary artist who works in photography, painting, publishing, textiles, sculpture, artists' books and performance. Weaving distant cultural ingredients, she gathers esoteric patterns from the structures of her research. In composing these tapestries, what emerges is an itinerant discovery of form and dynamism, inherent and persistent in all complexities of matter regardless of…

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Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street
Richmond, 23220
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Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation

The Department of Kinetic Imaging is hosting Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, an invitational festival focusing on abstract animation and unconventional character animation. Festival programs showcase outstanding experimental animation of all sorts and include classic films and new works. Eyeworks concentrates on works made by individual artists, drawing on the lineage of avant-garde cinema as well as the tradition of classic character animation and cartooning. The aim of Eyeworks is to present works that engage the enormous potential inherent in…

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December 2017

String Studio Recital

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12 p.m. Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts Free Admission

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Azra Akšamija, “Mosque Manifesto”

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Akšamija is an artist and architectural historian and Associate Professor at MIT Art, Culture and Technology Program. Her projects explore the potency of art and architecture to transform conflicts and, in so doing, provide a framework for analyzing and intervening in contested socio-political realities. For the Symposium…

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INTERVAL: New Paintings by John M. Adams

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shockoe Artspace, 12 North 19th Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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John M. Adams: Interval

Shockhoe Artspace is pleased to present INTERVAL, a solo exhibition by recently relocated to Richmond artist John M. Adams. Interval is comprised of a wide array of lush abstract paintings. Meticulous in their crafting, Adams' sense of color and touch culminates in a body of work that both rewards and dually challenges the most careful and keen observer. Exhibition Opening: Friday, December 1, 6—9 pm Artist Talk: Saturday, December 2, 2—3:30 pm John earned a BFA from VCUarts Painting + Printmaking and…

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VCU Guitar Ensemble and VCU Community Guitar Ensemble

December 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
James W. Black Music Center, 1015 Grove Avenue
Richmond, 23284
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Free

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. Recital Hall James W. Black Music Center Free Admission

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