Celebrate CHOCOLATE through history, tastings and hands-on activities! Come learn and experience the rich history of chocolate - how it grows, how a cacao seed become delicious milk chocolate, learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead and honor the custom by decorating a chocolate skull, process chocolate nibs on a metate and so much more!
First-Year Parents’ Weekend: Twilight Concert sung by the Cornell University Chorus; Robert Isaacs, conductor. In honor of Cornell’s sesquicentennial, the concert features music on the theme of Beginnings, including music from five centuries, the world premiere of Songs from Ort by Lisa Bielawa, 2009 Rome Prize winner, and a performance by After Eight. Admission: $10 general; $8 student, at http://cuchorus.com, FYPW web site, and at the door.
How can you help our streams and beautify your home landscape at the same time? You can create a rain garden: a shallow, vegetated depression that collects, absorbs, cools, and filters storm water runoff before it reaches our waters. In this two-part class, you will first learn about the basic principles and science of rain gardens, then participate in the creation of an actual rain garden at Cornell Plantations. Designed with native plants...
Cornell Concert Series presents the Prague Philharmonic Choir.
The Prague Philharmonic Choir is a first-class vocal ensemble and one of the most renowned representatives of Czech music worldwide. For CCS they will perform Rachmaninoff's Vespers, and works by Dvořak and Janaček.
The Department of Near Eastern Studies presents
A Night of Fools, with filmmaker Rami Kimchi.
A Jewish underground movement in Algeria during WW2, with only 400 men, succeeds in taking control of the city of Algiers, in which there are 25,000 French pro-Nazi soldiers. They keep control for one night, handing the city over to the Americans, who land on the city's shores the next morning.
A docu-drama co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies...
vicTuals: english Tea, scoTTish shorTbread
30 minuTes of Tea, shorTbread, and 3 Things worTh knowing present by professor shawkaT Toorawa
sponsored by the willard sTraighT hall resource cenTer and wsh sTudenT union board
Robert Schumann’s Late Chamber Music: concert by fortepianists Mike Lee and Ji Young Kim with guest ensemble, the Formosa Quartet. Features the Piano Quintet, op. 44, with critical commentary by Michael Friedmann, Professor, Yale School of Music. Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. See http://www.lateschumann.com/ for complete details.
Robert Schumann’s Late Chamber Music: master class led by Michael Friedmann (Yale) and the Formosa Quartet, with student ensembles from the Eastman School of Music. Repertoire includes Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 47, and duos. Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. See http://www.lateschumann.com/ for complete details.