Tuesday, January 22, 2013

UPCOMING EVENTS AT MIT

MIT Visiting Artist Guilherme Marcondes lecture and demonstration

Thursday January 24th, 5pm

MIT Museum
275 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA

Free

A group of striking short films and production stills provide a glimpse into the artist's working process. Marcondes shares results from a 2-week workshop that prototyped a spatial narrative with MIT students and faculty from the GAMBIT Game Lab. A gifted animator and filmmaker, Marcondes' works have appeared on MTV, the BBC, Animal Planet and in film festivals across the globe.
Tickets and more information can be found at http://arts.mit.edu/va/artist/marcondes/
Co-presented by the MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society and the MIT GAMBIT Game Lab.

The MIT Museum Presents Joël Tettamanti: Compas Points
February 15th through August 31, 2013
The MIT Museum opens Compass Points: Joël Tettamanti  the first exhibition in the United States of Tettamanti's work. A Swiss photographer who travels extensively, this exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography reveals the varied impact of human settlement on the landscape, from Asia to the Arctic Circle. The exhibition at the MIT Museum features over 30 of his works and is on view February 15 through August 31, 2013.

About the artist:
Joël Tettamanti was born in Efok, Cameroon in 1977. Tettamanti received his diploma in Graphic Design and Photography in 2001 from ECAL (University of Art and Design, Lausanne), where he now teaches photography along side his independent work. Tettamanti currently lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Gallery talk with Tettamanti at the MIT Museum on February 16 from 11am to 3pm

MIT Wind Ensemble with Don Byron and Evan Ziporyn

Saturday, March 16th, 8pm 

Kresge Auditorium 
48 Massachusetts Ave. 
CambridgeMA 02139 
(617) 253-1000


Admission is free in advance or $5 at the door. 

The MIT Wind Ensemble with guest composer Don Byron and guest soloist, Evan Ziporyn, clarinet. Plus special guests, the MIT Wind Ensemble! 

Stravinsky - Circus Polka Bennett - Suite of Old American Dances Byron - Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (World Premiere) Ives/Elkus - The Alcotts Bach/Byron - Sonata no. 1 in G minor 
Plus a special performance by the combined MIT Alumni and current Wind Ensemble!

Tickets and more information can be found at http://arts.mit.edu/va/artist/byron/#mitwe-concert

Eviyan Premiere with Victor Gama

Saturday March 2nd, 7pm

Kresge Auditorium, MIT 
48 Massachusetts Ave. 
CambridgeMA 02139 
$20, MIT students, faculty, and staff: Free; Other Students: $10
EVIYAN is a new collaboration between legendary Iva Bittova, guitarist Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn, with guests Sandeep Das and Blake Newman. Joining Eviyan onstage will be Sandeep Das (tabla), Blake Newman (bass), and MIT CAST Visiting Artist Victor Gama, a composer and instrument builder.
More information available at http://arts.mit.edu/cast/artist/eviyan/
This concert is made possible by the Department of Music and Theater Arts and the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology.

Marathon Concert Presented by the Center for Art, Science and Technology

Friday April 5th at 7:30
Kresge Auditorium, MIT 
48 Massachusetts Ave. 
CambridgeMA 02139 
General Admission is $20, Free for MIT Students, Faculty, and Staff.  $10 for Non-MIT students
The three-hour CAST spring concert, following up on 2011’s popular FAST Forward New Music Marathon, features renowned guest artists Hauschka, Pamela Z., Dewa Alit and Mark Stewart performing solo works and with students in MIT’s own Gamelan Galak Tika, Glass Lab Orchestra, Lamine Touré and Rambax. 

Trimpin: The Sound of Invention

Wednesday, April 19, 2013. 7pm

MIT Building 34-101
50 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA

Free and open to the public


Screening of the documentary Trimpin: The Sound of Invention by Peter Esmondes in conjunction with the Cambridge Science Festival

MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble with Chick Corea - 50th Anniversary of Jazz at MIT

Saturday April 27, 8pm - 11pm
Kresge Auditorium, MIT 
48 Massachusetts Ave. 
CambridgeMA 02139
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble 50th Anniversary Gala Concert
Music of Herb Pomeroy, John La Porta, and others, with special guest artists, and the world premiere of a piece composed for the MIT Jazz Ensemble by Chick Corea.

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