• Tendrils of Design: Chinese Arts Past and Present
    March 24 12:00am
    This thematic tour will focus on recurring symbols in Chinese arts over time and provide a context for the work of visiting contemporary artist Beili Liu. more »
  • Chinese Cinema Remixed
    March 24 12:00am
    IU Cinema will present 20 film programs linked to mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Five renowned scholars will curate double-feature film programs that explore a ‘mash-up’ of themes—tradition versus modernity, old versus new, government- approved versus independent or underground—relevant to their areas of research. more »
  • A Step in Time Across the Line: Recent Works by Chee Wang Ng
    March 24 12:00am
    What does it mean to be Chinese in today’s diverse global society? Through multimedia works of photography, sculpture, video, and installation, Chee Wang Ng asks this question and explores the possibilities with image rich tableaux of artifacts that range from documentary material to kitsch. With the rise of Chinese engagement with the wor more »
  • IU CINEMA: The Love Story of Lao An
    March 24 7:00pm
    LEADING SCHOLARSHIP ON CHINESE CINEMA Continuing the theme of her award-winning documentary Old Men, Yang Lina follows the 90-year-old Mr. An on his visits to the public dancing place in the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing, where he meets Mrs. Wei. After becoming dancing partners, the two develop a sp more »
  • L'amour et la mort
    March 24 7:30pm
    Fanfare  This jubilant ballet was created by Jerome Robbins to celebrate the 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Set to Benjamin Britten’s famous The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, the large ensemble of dancers uses movement to personify the instruments—from the harp to the tuba! The St more »
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