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2008-2009 Outreach Photo Gallery
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April 27: Exploring Malian Culture with Toumani Diabaté
In this lecture/demonstration, Toumani Diabaté discussed the rich cultural heritage of his homeland and talked about his role as a 71st generation griot (hereditary musician/historian caste) in Mali. 
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
April 20: Nrityagram Dance Ensemble of India: Costume Class Visit
Nrityagram's Bijayini Satpathy spoke with students in a Costume Design class about the elaborate silk saris and silver filigree jewelry worn by the Odissi dance troupe. The dancers demonstrated how their costumes allow them to move freely with the many codified body movements. At the end of class, students had the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the dazzling cloth and jewelry. 
Photos by Sara Owen
April 14: DJ Spooky Panel: The Nature of Creativity
In this panel discussion, DJ Spooky and Dartmouth faculty members Ross Virginia (Environmental Studies), Mary Flanagan (Film & Media Studies/Digital Humanities) and Michael Casey (Music), explored how science and art are redefining representations of the environment and our relationships with it. Sponsored by Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center for International Understanding. 
Photos by Margaret Lawrence
April 8: Paul Taylor Discussion and PTDC Dance Master Class
Celebrated choreographer Paul Taylor was joined by dance scholar Suzanne Carbonneau for a lively discussion about Taylor's pioneering dance career.  Also during the week, PTDC member Annmaria Mazzini led a dance master class for campus and community members in Straus Dance Studio.
Photos by Zeke Turner '09 and Sara Owen
April 8: Ian Bostridge Vocal Master Class
The day before his breathtaking performance of Schubert lieder, acclaimed English tenor Ian Bostridge directed a master class for a select group of Dartmouth vocal students. The three students presented works by Schubert including "Wohin" from Die schöne Müllerin, "Der Leiermann" from Die Winterreise and "Ständchen" from Schwanengesang.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
April 5: Emerson String Quartet Master Class Emerson String Quartet's Philip Setzer and Larry Dutton coached Dartmouth student chamber musicians in a master class the morning following their sold-out concert in Spaulding Auditorium. Student repetoire included Cesar Franck's 'Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major' , Felix Mendelssohn's 'Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor' and finally, Pablo de Sarasate's 'Navarra for Two Violins and Piano.' Setzer and Dutton encouraged the students to work on their dynamics, articulation, body cues and bow work. Photos by Margaret Lawrence
March 8: San Jose Taiko Drumming Workshop
Following their sold-out performance in The Moore Theater, members of San Jose Taiko presented a Beginner's Taiko Drumming Workshop for Dartmouth students and community members. The workshop included historical information about taiko and explained the company's four basic principles: Musical Technique, Kata (stance), Attitude, and Ki (energy), and then guided all twenty participants to learn a
5-part taiko song. 
Photos by Sara Owen
March 5: Connecting the Dots Through Class Divide
With theater, dance, poetry, song and photography, Dartmouth students expressed class divide through the arts at a special evening event produced by Hopkins Center Winter '09 Class Divide Intern Roni Nitecki. 
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
February 16-21: Brooklyn Rider
Brooklyn Rider kicked off their week-long Music Department residency with a rollicking preview concert at FUEL in the Collis Student Center. Throughout the week, Brooklyn Rider presented a series of lecture/demonstrations in a multitude of classes. In addition to class visits, Brooklyn Rider spoke with graduate composers about technology in music and worked with the Dartmouth Chamber Music Ensemble in a creative and productive session.
Photos by Sara Owen
February 6-12: Peter Sellars Residency
Brought to Dartmouth for a week-long Dartmouth residency by the Montgomery Foundation, international theater and opera director Peter Sellars' schedule was packed with visits to theater, architecture, English and film classes; student rehearsals, individual consultations with creative students, and public pre- and post-performance and film discussions (not to mention his Montgomery Fellowship lecture on February 10th in Spaulding Auditorium).
Photos by Joseph Mehling and Richard Stamelman
January 21-23: Sweet Honey in the Rock Residency
Legendary a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock interacted with both campus and community members during their residency at Dartmouth. Their engagements included a lunchtime exchange with Dartmouth a cappella group The Rockapellas and a Power of Song workshop in Rollins Chapel, led by Sweet Honey's Dr. Ysaye Barnwell.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
January 17:  HopStop Family Series: Hot, Hot, Hot Calypso
On a freezing, below-zero day in Hanover, New Hampshire, Scott Paulson and his seven-piece steel drum band The Pan Handlers heated things up in The HOP with the tropical rhythms and sizzling calypso beats of Caribbean steel drum music.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
January 14:  Philip Glass Residency
Acclaimed composer Philip Glass shared experiences gleaned from a life-long career in the arts. Dartmouth students residing in the East Wheelock cluster were treated to an evening of food and conversation about the power of collaborative creation and having unyielding dedication to one's vocation. Glass also spoke to students in Global Sounds, a Music Department course exploring non-Western forms of music.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09 and Joseph Mehling
November 11-13: Brentano String Quartet Residency
As part of their Music Department residency, the Brentano String Quartet visited classes, conducted a chamber music master class and performed at Hanover Senior Center and a local area school.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
November 6: Anne Galjour Residency
During her final Class Divide residency, playwright Anne Galjour returned to the Upper Valley and Dartmouth campus for the world premiere of her Hop co-commissioned play "You Can't Get There From Here.".
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
October 20-22: Arturo Sandoval
During an extensive campus and community residency, Cuban-American trumpeter Arturo Sandoval shared music and stories from his legendary career. .
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
October 9: Max Raabe Palast Orchester
Max Raabe Palast Orchester pianist Ian Wekwerth performed music and discussed the politics and culture of Germany's Weimar Republic with students from Dartmouth's German Studies Department.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
October 6: Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre from New Zealand
Bones Gate fraternity made an unusual addition to its activity schedule when members of Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre of New Zealand danced in their first-floor meeting area in front of an audience packed with students.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
October 2: Karole Armitage Theater Class Visit: Movement Fundamentals
Choreographer Karole Armitage visited a Theater Department Movement Fundamentals class in the Straus Dance Studio during her residency at Dartmouth.
Photos by Kawakahi Amina '09
September 18: Class of 2012 Night at the Hop
First-year Dartmouth students had the chance to experience all that the Hopkins Center has to offer at "Class of 2012 Night at the Hop."
Photos by Teresa Lattanzio '09
June 23-28: Reggie Wilson Fist & Heel Performance Group
During their week-long residency, choreographer Reggie Wilson and his Fist & Heel Performance
Group engaged with Dartmouth students at Cutter-Shabazz House and through guest lectures in
a Gender and Society course. The residency also included a contemporary dance master class and Community Shout!
Photos by Tilman Dette '10, Joe Clifford and Sara Owen
June 23: Orchestra Baobab
The day before their standing-room only Hop concert, famed Afro-Pop group Orchestra Baobab presented an intimate lecture/demonstration for Dartmouth students at Brewster International House.
Photos by Tilman Dette '10
June 22-28: David Michalek's "Slow Dancing"
The Hopkins Center's plaza was abuzz with discussion about photographer David Michalek's breathtaking "Slow Dancing" video installation.
Photos by Tilman Dette '10