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Katherine Dunham: Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Katherine Dunham

Black History Month

Please join Africana Studies Professor Aimee Glocke for a celebration of the works of Katherine Dunahm. Dunham was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Read more

The Sacrifice

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

burning building

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
The Sacrifice
 (Swedish: Offret) is a 1986 Swedish film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Starring Erland Josephson, it centers on a middle-aged intellectual who attempts to bargain with God to stop an impending nuclear holocaust. 
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Jewish Music from a World Perspective

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am


Professor Mark Kligman will present "Jewish Music," he is teaches Enthnomusicology and Musicology at UCLA. He is the academic Chair of Jewish Music Forum and on the board of the Association of Jewish Studies at UCLA.  Read more

The Tree of Life

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 7:00pm


Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
The Tree of Life
 is a 2011 American experimental drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. The film chronicles the origins and meaning of life by way of a middle-aged man's childhood memories of his family living in 1950s Texas, interspersed with imagery of the origins of the universe and the inception of life on Earth. Read more

Annual Juried Student Show

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 4:00pm

Annual Juried Student Show poster

An exhibition by CSUN graduate and undergraduate students in all media of the visual arts including animation, ceramic, drawing, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, website design, and video.
April 8 - 27, 2016 • Opening Reception:  Friday, April 8  7-9pm Read more

Weird Theatre Festival

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 7:30pm to Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 2:00pm

cracked egg face

Experimental Theatre of the Valley Performing Arts Center
Friday - Sunday | April 8-9-10
Wednesday - Sunday | April 13-14-15-16-17 Read more

Wind Symphony / Lawrence Stoffel, conductor

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 7:30pm

tuba player

"Directors' Choice" -- The CSUN Wind Symphony performs a wide variety of concert band compositions that have been selected by esteemed public school band directors from Los Angeles, Ventura, and Orange Counties. Read more


Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

woman squatting in the forest

Andrei Tarkovsky+: His Films and His Legacy
In this graphic psychodrama, a grief-stricken man and woman—a searing Willem Dafoe and Cannes best actress winner Charlotte Gainsbourg—retreat to their cabin deep in the woods after the accidental death of their infant son, only to find terror and violence at the hands of nature and, ultimately, each other.
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Sephardic Heritage and Culture

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am


Rabbi Daniel Bouskila, director of the Sephardic Education Center, will share some of the rich cultural history of the Jews of Spain and their descendants throughout the world. Read more


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