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Allen Forte, pioneer of music theory, dies

October 20, 2014 • 0
Allen Forte, a former music theory professor at Yale and an internationally renowned leader in the field, died in his Connecticut home on Thursday morning. He was 87.
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Art School promotes sustainability

October 17, 2014 • 0
Meatless Mondays are not the only way Yale is promoting sustainability.
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“Harbor” opens Jook Songs’ season

October 17, 2014 • 0
Jook Songs, Yale’s oldest spoken word group, will kick off its season this weekend with a discussion of racial identity and history.
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Oliver Stone discusses atomic bomb

October 16, 2014 • 0
An Academy Award-winning filmmaker and a Cold War historian came together Wednesday night to present a glimpse into the history of the atomic bomb.
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YCBA celebrates founder Paul Mellon ’29

October 16, 2014 • 0
Tuesday called for celebrations dedicated to founders of all stripes, including the Yale Center for British Art’s own Paul Mellon ’29 and his wife Bunny.
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New play examines anarchy, metaphysics

October 15, 2014 • 0
A new undergraduate production will take audiences to the depths of London’s secret anarchist societies while exploring philosophical questions of life and religion.
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Musicians combine cocktails and classics

October 15, 2014 • 0
At the School of Music, cocktails and classical pieces now go together.
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YDC workshops teach theater techniques

October 15, 2014 • 0
Since the beginning of the semester, Yale Drama Coalition has been actively preparing both new and experienced members of the undergraduate theater community in a variety of roles in campus productions.
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John Adams to conduct Yale Philharmonia

October 15, 2014 • 0
The Yale School of Music welcomed the famous composer and conductor John Adams earlier this week for a weeklong residency that will culminate a concert with the Yale Philharmonia.
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Students stage Sondheim in concert

October 15, 2014 • 0
Heartbreak, lust and hilarity will come to life this weekend as a group of undergraduates prepare to stage one of history’s most famous musicals.
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YSO, others commemorate passenger pigeons

October 13, 2014 • 0
The Yale Symphony Orchestra has shared the stage with renowned performers like Yo-Yo Ma. But until Saturday night the YSO had yet to share the stage with a pigeon.
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DPops kicks off season with Disney, Beyonce

October 10, 2014 • 0
As Parents Weekend dawns upon the Yale arts community, the Davenport Pops Orchestra is set to perform pieces that range from Disney film scores to Beyoncé’s greatest hits.