USC University of Southern California Schedule of Classes

Visions and Voices: The USC Arts and Humanities Initiative

Spring 2007 Event Highlights

The Mathematics in Music: Elaine Chew

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Pianist-engineer Elaine Chew will illustrate mathematical music principles through the performance and computer analyses of contemporary pieces.

Bertolt Brecht's Galileo

Thursday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m.
Bing Theatre

Join us for a staged reading of Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece about the Church's silencing of Galileo.

Rap, Race and Redemption

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Bovard Auditorium

Rap confronts issues of racial justice, solidarity and separation, guilt and innocence. This event will bring together students, faculty and artists to discuss such issues, while the poetry and music of rap will engage us morally and move us spiritually.

Donal O'Kelly

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.
Ground Zero Coffeehouse

Thursday, March 1, 8 p.m.
Gin Wong Conference Center

Join us for two fantastic performances by the critically acclaimed Irish actor Donal O'Kelly.

The Conservatory as Exploratory

Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Alfred Newman Recital Hall

This concert event will feature several world-class, conservatory-trained musicians from around the world (Sicily, Greece and Argentina), participating in real-time musical risk-taking through their collaborative performance.

The Shakti Dance Company

Thursday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Bovard Auditorium

The acclaimed South Indian dance troupe, the Shakti Dance Company, will participate in a series of events at USC, including a workshop, a film screening and discussion and an evening performance.

Film Across Borders: Mexican and Chicano Cinemas

Friday, March 30-Saturday, March 31
Location to be determined

This film festival will feature a variety of films exploring the relationship between Mexico and Mexican America. Numerous issues will be addressed, with particular emphasis on immigration from both Chicano and Mexican perspectives.

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