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Strike Up The Band: Music, Dance At Rutgers

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Akua Dixon

For great music or dance performances, at a great price, Rutgers University in Newark offers a diverse calendar of performances. All events are open to the public; most are free except where indicated. All programs, dates and locations are subject to change; for updated information, visit www.newark.rutgers.edu/.  John Cotton Dana Library, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Bradley Hall are wheelchair-accessible.

MUSIC AND DANCE, SPRING 2014
Feb. 5, 2:30–4 p.m., Dana Room, 4th floor, John Cotton Dana Library
George Stavis, banjo; Prof. Lewis Porter, piano; and friends

March 11, 2–4 p.m., Dana Room, 4th floor, John Cotton Dana Library
Institute for Jazz Studies presents trumpeter Warren Vache and bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott

March 26, 7 p.m., Bradley Hall Theatre, 3rd floor
The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture& the Modern Experience presents Brian Sanders JUNK: A Concert of Modern Dance & Physical Theater; audience reception following the concert

March 27, University Club, Paul Robeson Campus Center
An Evening of Music and Art, featuring Akua Dixon’s Quartette Indigo performing classical jazz selections; followed by a meet-the-artists reception in the Paul Gallery

April 2, 2:30–4 p.m., Dana Room, 4th floor, John Cotton Dana Library
Vincent Gardner and Strings play music by Prof. Lewis Porter
World Premiere of Lewis Porter’s Movements for Jazz Trombone and String Quartet

April 8, 2–4 p.m., Dana Room, 4th floor, John Cotton Dana Library
Institute of Jazz Studies presents pianist Michael Cochrane

May 5, 11:30 a.m., Paul Robeson Gallery, Paul Robeson Campus Center
Spring Choral Concert, Rutgers University Chorus, John Floreen, conductor

Events are supported in part by grants from the Rutgers-Newark Cultural Programming Committee.  Additional support for selected programs: the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

For more information: Carla Capizzi, 973/353-5263, or capizzi@rutgers.edu.