These five pieces were once part of a living heritage tree located in the F.R. Newman Arboretum, part of the Plantations at Cornell University in Ithaca New York. It was known as the Treman Weeping Willow, planted 80 years ago, around the time of the garden’s founding. In 2011, the tree had to be cut back to its base, as it could no longer support itself, succumbing to age and carpenter ants. Rather than being chipped for mulch, the sculptor,...
The final event in the 8th annual winter series of stories to nourish a spirit of hope! Bring your soup bowl or a mug, and we'll provide free soup and bread along with a captivating speaker.
Linda Majani came from Kenya in 2010 to pursue her Master in Public Administration at Cornell University. After graduation in 2012, she decided to stay in Ithaca because she loved the weather so much! She is currently working with Cornell Graduate...
2014 > USA > Directed by Tina Mascara, Guido Santi
With The Dalai Lama, Khyongla Rinpoche
In 1972, photographer Nicholas Vreeland (grandson of renowned fashion editor Diana Vreeland) left his life of privilege to join a monastery in India. For the next fourteen years he studied Buddhism, living simply, until fate called upon him to return to his photography to save his monastery. This documentary traces Vreeland's unique journey from playboy...
Breath, Contained is an interdisciplinary installation and musical composition by composer-artist Tonia Ko that explores amplified and drawn-upon bubble wrap. Her work for bubble wrap and electronics will be presented alongside other percussion works by Mark Applebaum, Steve Reich, and John Cage. Performers include Michael Compitello, Tonia Ko, and Sandbox Percussion.
Labor on the Line: Breaking Boundaries, Building Movements
Tues., April 7
105 Ives Hall
Broadening the Labor Movement, Innovative Organizing
Michelle Lim, Strategic Campaign Organizer, Jobs with Justice
Silvia Fabela, Senior Campaign Coordinator, Making Change at Walmart
Sean Sellers, Co-Founder & Senior Investigator, Fair Food Standards Council
Patricia Campos-Medina, Co-director, NY State/AFL-CIO Union Leadership...
Return-from-Tour Concert: 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 and this year’s commissioned work by Lisa Bielawa, Songs from Ort, sung on the group’s tour to California. Admission: to be announced