Ithaca College Calendar of Events for January 31 - February 6
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31
“Pick up the Mic,” an award-winning documentary about the queer hip-hop scene, featuring over a dozen of the scene’s significant players, the film captures an unapologetic underground music movement just as it explodes into the mainstream; 7 p.m., Textor 103.
“Going Up The Stairs: Portrait of an Unlikely Iranian Artist,” Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami’s 52-minute film about an illiterate Iranian women who became a painter when her grandson asked her to work on a drawing; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
“Negotiating Private and Public Spaces, from the Harem to the Veil,” a Rooms of Their Own: Humans and the Second Skin lecture by Saleema Waraich, assistant professor of art history at Skidmore College;4 p.m., Handwerker Gallery.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
“Verdi Project,” a faculty chamber music performance featuring excerpts from operas of compositions by Verdi and piano transcriptions by Liszt. The first part of a two-concert series in celebration of Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birth anniversary featuring faculty members Deborah Montgomery-Cove, Dawn Pierce and Charis Dimaras, as well as select voice and piano students; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3
Performance by the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by graduate conductor Patrick Valentino, with high school piano competition winner Michael Davidman, playing music by Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Strauss; 4 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Faculty recital by Paige Morgan, oboe and English horn, with pianist Carolyn Grossman, violinist Susan Waterbury and oboist Emily DiAngelo, playing works by Bozza, Rorem, Veldhuis and Bach; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Faculty recital by pianist Mimi Solomon, with violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, playing two sonatas by Ives; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
“Global Roots, New Shoots,” a guest recital by the Sandra Wong Trio, featuring Nyckelharpa/violinist Sondra Wong, guitarist Ross Martin and pianist Greg Tanner Harris, playing music grounded in global traditions on instruments from around the world; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Staged reading of “Dream Acts: A Play About Undocumented DREAM-Eligible Youth,” a story about five undocumented teens who face the challenge of living under the radar; 4 p.m., Clark Lounge, Phillips Hall.
“The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces,” an exhibition introducing audiences not only to the long history of covering the body but also to how misrepresentation of the Islamic veil has resulted in erroneous beliefs and misunderstandings; running through March 8, Handwerker Gallery. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.