Wednesday, January 9, 2019 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Landscape Re-Imagined: The Autumn Campus

Johnson Memorial Building

The works created in Professor Jim Butler’s fall class Landscape Re-Imagined: Painting, Drawing, Photography, and Glass are large-scale images of our campus presented in new and surprising ways. Students interact artistically with Middlebury’s natural and built environment while studying the rich history of how humans have depicted landscape. Their results exploit all the fluidly colorful possibilities of pigment to reimagine our everyday world. A Studio Art event. Exhibit hours: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM. Free. Please note: limited accessibility at this venue; contact the box office for more information.

Gigi Miller ’18, oil on wood panel, fall 2017

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 8:00 PM

New Century | New Voices: "The Mentors Among Us"

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

* Doors open at 7:30 PM, concert at 8:00 PM. New Century | New Voices is a new music series hosted by Assistant Professor of Music Matthew Evan Taylor, highlighting the ongoing contributions of women and people of color to the canon of Western art music. Opening night features music by Taylor and his mentors. A Department of Music event. Free

Photo Asiya Korepanova 

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Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Children of Men

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Q&A with Screenwriter Hawk Ostby following each screening. No children. No future. No hope. In the year 2027, 18 years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Theo (Clive Owen) becomes an unlikely champion of the human race when he is asked by his former lover (Julianne Moore) to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for. A Hirschfield International Film Series event. (109 minutes) Free

 

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Mark Padmore, Tenor; Paul Lewis, Piano

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

The art song “dream team” (New York Times) of British tenor Mark Padmore and compatriot pianist Paul Lewis comes to Middlebury with a stunning program of German lieder, including selections by Brahms, Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder, and Schumann’s Dichterliebe. “Music making of the highest order by two accomplished individuals who, when working together, create a force to be reckoned with.”—Classical Music Sentinel.  A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event, made possible with additional support from Performing Arts Series Society (PASS) members Marny and Rob Lichtenstein. Reserved seating. Tickets: $30 Public/$25 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students. 

Photo Marco Borggreve, Harmonia Mundi

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Burning

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he’d mind looking after her cat while she’s away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces a young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby… A Hirschfield International Film Series event. (148 minutes) Free

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Discussion with Playwright Amina Henry

The Grille Conference Room (Crossroads Café)

Do you wonder what it takes to make it as a playwright? What are some tricks to writing a play? What can you do once you have written a play? Grab a coffee and join us for a Q&A with professional playwright Amina Henry. Moderated by Michole Biancosino ’98, Assistant Professor of Theatre. Free

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Show me the Money: Digital Interface for Displaying Ancient Coins in a Museum Gallery

Mahaney Arts Center, Room 125 and Museum of Art

Roo Weed ’18.5 is a senior Physics major. As the Reiff Intern at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, she has designed and created a digital interface for displaying the collection of Greek and Roman coins in the Antiquities Gallery. Free

ATHENS, ATTICA, c. 460–404 BCE, Tetradrachm, silver. Obverse: Head of Athena with laurel leaves on helmet. Reverse: Owl, olive sprig, crescent moon. Inscription: AΘE (“Of the Athenians” abbreviated) 2014.039

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Winter’s Cocoon

Hepburn Zoo

This site-specific theater piece centers around the dreams of a young aspiring actress involved in a complicated relationship with a director. Her dreams reveal her confusion and self-indulgence, the constant struggle between herself and her super-ego, and her eventual reconciliation with her memories. Senior work of Sabina Jiang. Please note this performance includes smoke, strobe lights, and gun shots. For mature audiences only. Tickets: $6. Please note: limited accessibility at this venue; contact the box office for more information.

 

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 5:00 PM

New Century | New Voices: Redi Llupa, "The Piano Sonatas of George Walker"

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

 A Department of Music event. Free

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Warrior Work: Show Up. Tell the Truth.

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre

Warrior Work results from research by the company teaching and performing in a variety of communities, using dance as a platform for personal truth–telling and bridge building. Directed by Lida Winfield in collaboration with Aysha Upchurch and the company members. A Dance Program event. Tickets: $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd students

Roxy Adviento ’18, photo Alan Kimara Dixon 

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Sunday in the Park with George

Middlebury Town Hall Theater

Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical brought to life in a coproduction from the Department of Music and Town Hall Theater, the 14th installment of the annual winter term musical. Directed by Douglas Anderson, musical direction by Carol Christensen, conducted by Mary Jane Austin. Tickets: $20 Public/$15 Midd ID holders/$6 Midd students; on sale January 9 at www.townhalltheater.org

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat, 1884

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Friday, January 25, 2019 to Sunday, August 11, 2019

50 x 50: Collecting for the Middlebury College Museum of Art

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery

Fifty years ago Middlebury began the formal process of acquiring art for its permanent collection. This exhibit marks that anniversary by bringing together one work from each year. Included are paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and photography, from antiquity to the present and from diverse cultures around the world. Museum hours>>

Anonymous (Kongolese), Kongo-Vili Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Kongo, 19th Century, 8 x 12 x 24 inches. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Art Acquisition Fund, 2018. 

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Sunderland Language Center, Dana Auditorium

This 2018 film from director RaMell Ross follows two young African American men from rural Alabama over the course of five years. One attends college in search of opportunity, while the other becomes a father to an energetic son. This open-ended, poetic film explores the mundane and the monumental, birth and death, the quotidian and the sublime. A Hirschfield International Film Series event. (76 minutes) Free

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:30 PM

In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theater

In this one hour dance/theater performance based on her experience growing up with a learning disability, dancer, choreographer and spoken word artist Lida Winfield shares the gifts and heartache that accompanied her struggle to learn to read—which did not occur until her early 20s. Mixing vignettes woven in a creative and captivating format, the show and companion workshops are a platform to engage a wide variety of populations to experience disability, access and the value of the arts. Free

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Manual Cinema: The End of TV

Wright Memorial Theatre

Using vintage overhead projectors, multiple screens, puppets, actors, live-feed cameras, multichannel sound design, and a live music ensemble, Manual Cinema transforms the experience of attending the movies into an immersive event created right before your eyes. The End of TV explores the two sides of the American Dream—its technicolor promise through TV advertising, and its failure witnessed in industrial decline. Stay to meet the performers on stage after the show. “This Chicago troupe is conjuring phantasms to die for.…”—New York Times. A Performing Arts Series event. Running time: 75 minutes, no intermission. Tickets: $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students.  

The End of TV was made possible with funding by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Photo Maren Celest 

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Quartets and Side-by-Side

Mahaney Arts Center, Robison Hall

Violinist Mary Rowell, violist Paul Reynolds, cellist Emily Taubl, and pianist Cynthia Huard present quartets and quintets in collaboration with Middlebury College students. Schumann, Schubert, and more. A Department of Music event. Free 

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Special Collections Gallery Talk: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Davis Family Library, Atrium

Join Director and Curator of Special Collections Rebekah Irwin and College Archivist Danielle Rougeau for an informal gallery talk marking the end of the library’s exhibit commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s horror novel Frankenstein. Free.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Collaborative Video Screening

Axinn Center, Room 232

Short films produced by students in the Collaborative Video Projects course during winter term. Free. Originally scheduled for 2/1

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

Winter Term Studio Art Exhibition

Johnson Memorial Building, Mezzanine and Gallery Space 308

Students exhibit work from winter term classes ART 1028 Intro to Oil Painting and ART 1031 A New World, a foundation drawing/animation course. Exhibit hours: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM. A Studio Art event. Free. Please note: limited accessibility at this venue; contact the box office for more information.

Rachel Nelson ’18, oil on wood panel

 

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