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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 30, 2013
  
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
A Public Exhibition of the Bamboo Musical Instruments from Yunnan, China (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus - Hatfield Library

Introduction to the Exhibition on the Bamboo Musical Instruments from Yunnan, China: Bamboo was one of the eight types of materials for musical instruments in China over three thousand years ago. Bamboo musical instruments have been essential not only to the elite music, but also to the folk music in China. In the ethnically diverse Southwestern region in Yunnan, China, bamboo musical instruments are also historically and culturally associated with different ethnic groups. This exhibition displays the diverse creativity in making bamboo musical instruments in Yunnan, and demonstrates the continuity of the local culture in this global age.
Event Image Exhibition | "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth" | Aug. 31 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition showcases 64 ancient works, created between 6000 B.C. – 500 B.C. in the Fertile Crescent, an area stretching from Turkey to Iran, often called “the cradle of civilization.” This exhibition will be the sole venue for this important collection of cultural treasures drawn from over 20 distinguished collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibition explores the art of the Babylonians, Israelites, Persians and other ancient Near Eastern people and cultures.

Full Exhibition Information: 
www.willamette.edu/go/ancient
Event Image Exhibition | "David Roberts: Travels in the Holy Land" | Aug. 10 - Dec. 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

David Roberts (1796-1864) was a Scottish painter who traveled to the Near East in the late 1830s and produced a series of bound, hand-colored lithographs of Egypt and the Holy Land in the 1840s from sketches made during his travels. These folios provided Europeans, and eventually Americans, with their first views of the exotic Orient, changing forever their vision of Egypt and the Middle East. This small exhibition features several of Roberts’ prints.

Full Exhibition Description:
www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma
Classified Staff Luncheon
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Montag Center

Classified staff luncheons are coordinated each month by the Classified Council with a different staff area organizing each month's luncheon. This month's luncheon will be planned by Area 5 (graduate schools).
Mid-Week Prayer Service
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

*WU Campus - Waller Hall

Chaplain Karen Wood will lead an informal Christian prayer service, using liturgy from the Iona and Taizé communities and a meditative reading and reflection on a short passage of scripture. Everyone is invited to come!
Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero American Cinema
7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Ford Hall

FATHER’S CHAIR (A Cadeira do Pai) Luciano Moura / Brazil / 2013 Theo is a successful doctor in the wealthy suburbs of São Paulo. Having always placed his job before his family, he is a failure as both a father and husband. But when his 15-year-old son disappears, selling all of his belongings and leaving town on a newly acquired black stallion, Theo goes to great lengths not only to find his son, but also to rediscover himself. Rambling through the São Paulo nightscape, from shiny new suburbs to shantytown slums, first-time director Luciano Moura makes every peregrination and random encounter a fresh adventure in this quirky crowd pleaser produced by City of God director Fernando Meirelles and headlined by Brazilian screen superstar Wagner Moura.
Event Image The Moradokmai Theatre Community of Thailand
7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Rogers Music Center

The Moradokmai Theatre Community of Thailand An all-volunteer, tuition-free residential school for Thai youth, combining training in traditional arts and contemporary innovations
Vollyball at Lewis & Clark
7:00 PM

Competition Sites - Lewis & Clark

Northwest Conference Match
Women's Basketball vs. Clackamas CC (Exhib.)
7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Sparks Center

Women's Basketball vs. Clackamas CC (Exhib.)

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