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October 3, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures — and Axis Dance Company

The Axis Dance Company will perform Oct. 3-5 in Meany Hall.

The Axis Dance Company will perform Oct. 3-5 in Meany Hall.David DeSilva

In what is a quiet week for many of the arts units on campus, the UW World Series presents Axis Dance Company in a contemporary and physically integrated performance.  Activities also include exhibit openings and lectures from the School of Art and the Burke Museum.

Axis Dance Company
8 p.m., Oct. 3-5 | Meany Hall
Innovative ensemble featuring performers with and without disabilities. Winner of seven Isadora Duncan Dance Awards. Presented by the UW World Series.
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Haicheng Wang lecture
6 p.m., Oct. 8 | Art Building, room 317
Wang, assistant professor of art history, will discuss his research on Chinese art. This lecture is part of the tenure and promotion process.
More info.

Amie McNeel | Mark Zirpel exhibits
Oct. 9-25 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
3-Dimensional Forum ceramics|glass|sculpture assistant professors McNeel and Zirpel show their work in exhibitions and give presentations as part of the tenure and promotion process. Zirpel will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 3, and McNeel at 6 p.m. Oct. 10, both at the Henry Art Gallery. Free but seat reservations are recommended.
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“Her Land,” Empowering Women through Art and Action series
7 p.m., Oct. 9 | Burke Museum
Women’s land rights activists, participants in Landesa’s Visiting Professionals Program, give an inside look at advocating for women’s land rights in India and Africa.
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