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Alan Alda

September 21 @ 8:00 pm

From iconic actor and bestselling author Alan Alda, an indispensable guide to communicating better—based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytelling The acclaimed actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the art and science of communication, and teaches readers to improve the way they relate to others using improv games, storytelling, and their own innate ability to read what’s probably going on in the minds of others. With his trademark humor and frankness, Alan Alda explains what makes…

Ann Hamilton – Falk Visiting Artist

October 11 @ 7:00 pm

This event is free. No ticket required.  Ann Hamilton (b. Lima Ohio, 1956) is a visual artist known for her site responsive large scale installations, public projects, and performance collaborations.  Her ephemeral projects are based in her career-long interest in felt experience as the basis for recognition and knowledge and in the relationships between written language and tactile experience, cloth and body, motion and stillness. Hamilton has received the National Medal of Arts, MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, NEA Visual…

Alex Bernstein and Lara Downes

October 12 @ 8:00 pm

Alexander Bernstein is composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein's second son, and pianist Laura Downes is regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of Leonard Bernstein's music. Together they will host an intimate and compelling evening of music and conversation that celebrates the occasion of the Leonard Bernstein's Centennial year. Purchase Tickets Back to Artist Page

Carrie Mae Weems – Falk Visiting Artist

February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

This event is free. No ticket required. Through image and text, film and performance, and her many convenings with individuals across a multitude of disciplines, Carrie Mae Weems has created a complex body of work that centers on her overarching commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past.  Through projects like Operation: Activate, an anti-violence public art campaign, Weems has taken a stand against violence and the perpetuation of a failing system in her Syracuse community.  In…

herbie hancock portrait

Herbie Hancock

February 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

photo credit: Douglas Kirkland Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960’s. As a member of the Miles Davis Quintet that pioneered a groundbreaking sound in jazz, he also developed new approaches on his own…

Mark Morris Dance Group

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Founded in New York City in 1980 by artistic director and choreographer Mark Morris, the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) has been called “the preeminent modern dance organization of our time” (Yo-Yo Ma), its members receiving “highest praise for their technical aplomb, their musicality, and their sheer human authenticity.” (Bloomberg News). Live music and community engagement are vital components of the Dance Group, which has toured with its own musicians, the MMDG Music Ensemble, since 1996. Through Access/MMDG programming, the Dance…

Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

  CREDIT: Allison Michael Orenstein Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actress. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the arts—from President Barack Obama. In addition to her Tony-winning performances in Carousel, Master Class,…

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