Upcoming Events

The Mackey Sessions Reception and Readings
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.5-6pm - Welcome reception6-8pm - Opening night reading featuring Fred Moten & Ed...

Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents Hypercube
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

New York City-based Hypercube (saxophone/electric guitar/piano/percussion quartet) performs works by Duke graduate composers James Budinich, James Chu, Stephen Downing, Brooks Frederickson, Dayton Kinney, and Amin Sharifi. HYPERCUBE has been featured at Music on the Edge (Pittsburgh) and The...

The Mackey Sessions: Workshop #1 On Music
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center,...

The Mackey Sessions: Workshop #2 On Myth
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center,...

The Mackey Sessions: Keynote Reading and Music
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.The Ruby Lounge8 - 10PM - Keynote reading & music accompaniment (Followed by reception...

Mackey Sessions: Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell Brunch
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell BrunchIn partnership with...

Duke University Wind Symphony: Mother Earth
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

PROGRAM: David Maslanka: "Mother Earth," Frank Ticheli: "Rest," Modest Mussorgsky (arr. William Schaefer): "Night on Bald Mountain," Steven Bryant: "In this Broad Earth," Percy Grainger: "Molly on the Shore," Alexandra Gardner: "Perseids," and Richard Wagner (arr. Robert Longfield): "Ride of the...

Lauren Flood: "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures"
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Biddle 104

Lauren Flood is a postdoctoral fellow at the Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania. Her lecture is titled "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures: Prototype, Update, Real-Time, and DeepDream." Abstract: Over the past decade, the practice of building do-it-yourself (DIY) projects...

Ciompi Concert No. 1
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium

For its first outing with new cellist Caroline Stinson, the Ciompi Quartet maintains its annual tradition of beginning each new season with a string quartet from Haydn, the architect of the form. The Ciompi plays the first quartet of his final set (Quartet in G Major, op. 76, no. 1) before...

Hsiao-mei Ku, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room

Program includes Poulenc: Violin Sonata, Ethel Smyth: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 7, Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45. Hsiao-mei Ku is a Professor in the Department of Music at Duke University and a member of the Ciompi Quartet. She made her debut at age seven and began her...

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