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Lamont Gallery to Screen Award-Winning Film, Nefertiti’s Daughters

April 29, 2016 6:45 p.m.| Lamont Gallery| April 29, 6:45 p.m. at the Lamont Gallery: This documentary examines the role of female Egyptian street and graffiti artists during the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. 
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Lamont Gallery Hosts “Change Agents: Personal Art as Political Tactic”

March 25, 2016 - April 30, 2016 On view March 25 – April 30, 2016.  
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“We All Bleed Red” Opens in the Academy Building

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January 29, 2016 Opening reception: 8-9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29. Reception will include student performances and a screening of The Phillips Exeter Screen Tests, a video by Callan Mallone ’15. 
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English Instructor Willie Perdomo to Read at Writers Week Conference, University of California, Riverside

January 19, 2016 Among select group invited to participate by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

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Lamont Gallery hosts “Hidden Treasures 4”

November 17, 2015 Works by PEA employees on view Nov. 2 - Dec. 12, 2015.
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Richard Phillips Slide Talk

November 05, 2015 Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Forum.
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Meagan V. Blazier Slide Talk

November 02, 2015 Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Forum.
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Blue Heron Choir Performs Choral Music from the 15th Century

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October 13, 2015 7 p.m.| Phillips Church| Hosted by Gilbert Concert Series. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.
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“The Narrative Impulse: Portraits and Their Stories”

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August 17, 2015 Works by Keliy Anderson-Staley, Kate Gridley, Nancy Grace Horton, W. Case Jernigan, Diane Sullivan and Itay Ziv on view at Lamont Gallery Sept. 8-Oct. 17, 2015.  
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“A Pattern Language” Showcases Works by Riley, Spadafora and Zoldak

June 17, 2015 On view at Lamont Gallery: July 7-Aug. 7, 2015.
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Zhengyan Shi and Xiaoyu Ma Win First Place in New Hampshire Piano Competition

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Zhengyan Shi and Xiaoyu Ma are recognized for musical excellence as winners in solo New Hampshire piano competition.
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Perdomo's "The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon" Receives Nomination for 2015 Legacy Award

April 30, 2015 From The Zora Neal Hurston and Richard Wright Foundation.

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Todd Hearon Named 2015 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place

April 30, 2015 Hearon plans to complete his new book, Crows in Eden, during the residency.

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Chris Vazan '16 Named to National Youth Orchestra

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Vazan, who will be a conducting apprentice, was selected as one of 114 outstanding young musicians.

PEA Students Receive Prestigious 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

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Saturday, April 04, 2015 Six national medalists; 60 pieces recognized at regional and national levels.
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Lamont Gallery Hosts “Lush Life,” Showcasing Works by Andrew, Beavers, Calderón-Sáenz, Ellis, Kirkpatrick, Lee, Morrison and Sakata

March 23, 2015 - May 2, 2015 On view March 23 to May 2, 2015. Opening Reception: Friday, March 27, 5-7 p.m. Gallery Talk: Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m.
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Exeter Arts this Weekend: Dance Company Salutes the Visual Arts and Vietnam Music Tour

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February 24, 2015 Original choreography brings to life master works from Greco-Roman sculpture to cubism. Delight in the mix of American, European and Vietnamese music in the Vietnam tour preview concert.
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Lamont Gallery Explores the Urge to Collect with “Open House: A Portrait of Collecting”

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January 19, 2015 - February 28, 2015 On View: Monday, Jan. 19 to Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Opening Reception: Friday, Jan. 23, 5-7 p.m.
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Jean-Claude Carrière Stars in 'The Mahabharata'

October 21, 2014 Free performance Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Carrière will lead a workshop with students, “The Art of Adaptation,” on Oct. 22 at 2:30.
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Van Cliburn Finalist Chen to Perform

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October 28, 2014 Pianist Sean Chen, recently named one of the “30 under 30” pianists to watch by International Piano magazine, will perform a free public concert on Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Phillips Church, and a public master class with piano students on Oct. 27, at 6:45 p.m.
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Lamont Gallery Hosts “Justice: Faces of the Human Rights Revolution” Exhibition by Photographer Mariana Cook

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June 25, 2014 - July 31, 2014 Lamont Art Gallery| The exhibit features over 50 portraits of fighters for justice—judges, lawyers, politicians, sociologists, anthropologists, clergymen, physicians and writers—including Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ambassador Samantha Power, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and U.S. District Judge Louis Pollak ’40, who also served as dean of the Yale and the University of Pennsylvania law schools.
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Spring Dance Company Concert: Global Explorations Through Movement

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 From traditional Hawaiian Hula to contemporary Chinese influences.
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Exeter Arts: The Mahabharata and More

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Thursday, May 22, 2014 Indian epic with a screenplay developed by Director Sarah Ream.
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Phillips Exeter’s Gilbert Concert Series Welcomes 2014 Grammy Award-Winning Octet, Roomful of Teeth

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March 25, 2014 7 p.m.| Assembly Hall| "[Roomful of Teeth] will send an unnameable thrill down your spine." — Pitchfork

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Phillips Exeter Academy’s Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra Perform at The Music Hall

March 06, 2014 7:30 p.m.| The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH| Phillips Exeter Academy’s Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra will make their debut performance at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH, on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

With an exciting new program of choral and orchestral music, the PEA ensembles welcome the Seacoast community to this free classical concert.


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Exeter Arts this Weekend: Storytelling Through Dance, Vocal and Concerto Competitions

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February 28, 2014 - March 1, 2014 Performers and choreographers explore a range of themes including celebration, grief, platonic friendship, separation, value transformation, compassion and empathy.
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Artist Willie Cole Visits Exeter

February 18, 2014 To celebrate new ideas in contemporary art and Black History Month, Exeter hosts African-American artist Willie Cole. Cole will visit classes and present a talk at 1:00 p.m. on February 20th.
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Studs Terkel’s Working Goes Up on Fisher Theater Mainstage

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Friday, February 14, 2014 Working goes up February 12-16. Directed by Rob Richards with musical direction by Jean Strazdes, it features 24 characters based directly on interviews by Terkel of working men and women, and is supported by a large ensemble of singers and dancers.
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'Empowering Portraits'

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February 3, 2014 Inspired by the work of French photographer J R, PEA advanced photography students took large-scale photos of PEA employees. "Empowering Portraits" is on display in the Academy Library. Opening Reception February 9, 6:30 p.m.
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2014 Concert Series: Faculty Recital

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass, and Gregg Pauley, piano, perform Franz Schubert's Die Winterreise. Free and open to the public.

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A Laboratory For Life

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Winter 2014 Discovery and invention in Exeter’s performing arts
By Karen Ingraham
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2014 Concert Series: Arcadian Winds

January 13, 2014 Woodwind quintet performs works by Poulenc, Dvorák, Ibert and Vaughan Williams. Free and open to the public.

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Video Selections from the Holiday Concert

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Friday, December 20, 2013 Enjoy the holidays with selections from the annual Holiday Concert. Performances by Concert Band, Glee Club, Stage Band, Symphonia, Symphony Orchestra, West African Drumming Ensemble and Women’s Chorus.
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