AMPD Events

<em>Exoskeleton</em>: Exhibition by Emanuel Ciobanica @ The Gales Gallery,Main Lobby, Accolade West Building, York University
Fifth-year Visual Art and Art History student Emanuel Ciobanica’s solo mixed media exhibition Exoskeleton is a new body of work for the artist, exploring the concept of healing. It considers the skin’s adaptive nature as... View Article
Call Me God - North American Premiere @ Room 139, Centre for Film and Theatre, York University Keele Campus
An assassin writes Call me God on a Tarot card he leaves at the scene. One year after September 11, 2001, this serial killer guns down ten random people in the Greater Washington, D.C. area.... View Article
Faculty Concert Series: Barry Elmes Quintet @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing, York University
Celebrated jazz percussionist, composer and bandleader Barry Elmes, area coordinator for jazz in the Department of Music, steps into the spotlight for the third performance in the 2015-2016 Faculty Concert Series. Acclaimed as “an imaginative improviser... View Article
The DisPerSion Lab presents "Game of Drones" @ DisPerSion Lab, 334 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University
The DisPerSion Lab presents Game of Drones, an evening of distributed performances, live coding and laptop orchestras linking DisPerSion to Montreal and Palo Alto. Pieces: Chopper — Montreal, Toronto, and Palo Alto — Original composition... View Article
<em>playGround</em>: 24th annual fringe festival of new plays in development @ Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre, Centre for Film and Theatre, York University
Created and produced by undergraduate students in the Department of Theatre, this annual, student-produced fringe fest features new, highly original works and works-in-progress by up-and-coming playwrights, directors, designers and performers. In keeping with the true... View Article
Depth of Field screening: Igor Drjlaca - <em> The Waiting Room</em> @ CineCycle
The Graduate Program in Film’s Depth of Field series presents a screening and discussion of alumnus Igor Drjlaca‘s latest dramatic feature,  The Waiting Room. The film premiered at the 2015 Locarno Film Festival and played... View Article
Feb 10 – Feb 12 all-day
New Light/ Ancient Light @ Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, York University
MFA Dance Thesis Concert with the York Dance Ensemble: New Light/ Ancient Light Final choreography by the graduating MFA candidates featuring the York Dance Ensemble. Artistic Director: Holly Small Director of Design: William Mackwood MFA... View Article
Art research and practice: an experimental endeavour,  a lecture by Bio Artist Marta de Menezes @ Transmedia Lab, ACW 103, Accolade West Building, York University Keele Campus
A free public lecture by bio artist Marta de Menezes explores the multiple possibilities of artistic approaches that can be developed in relation to Art and Biology in contemporary art practice and research. A special emphasis... View Article
Feb 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Pop Up Improv Picnic @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Pop Up Improv Picnic Spontaneous music concert and discussion about various approaches to performing freely improvised music, and how the practice of improvisation relates to building musicianship, with Casey Sokol, Matt Brubeck, Brian Katz, and students... View Article
Intercut: Staged Readings of Original Screenplays @ Senior Common Room, 021 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St.
Until a screenplay is actually made into a film, it’s often thought to exist only on the page. Intercut offers you the opportunity to see the “page-to-screen” process come alive. In January, upper-year undergraduates and... View Article
Concerto Competition Winners in Concert with the York University Symphony Orchestra @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall
Professor Mark Chambers conducts the York University Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring  2015 Concerto Competition winners. Mendy Bisk (piano) will be featured in Liszt’s Piano concerto No. 1 in E flat major Ayaka Nishimura (violin) will perform the first movement... View Article
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio
An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improve studios of Music Professor Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Admission is free.
Beyond New Media: The Biology Laboratory as an Art Studio Workshop by Bio Artist Marta de Menezes @ Transmedia Lab, ACW 103, Accolade West Building, York University Keele Campus
Bio artist Marta de Menezes will lead a small and intense experimental workshop session in microbiology and drawing that will give raise to discussions on the artistic, aesthetic and ethical issues raised by the art and the... View Article
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Student Showcase
York University music students showcase their talent. Free admission. Everyone welcome.  
An Empire Stages Back: Nationalism, Postcoloniality, and the Diaspora in Philippine Dance @ McLean Performance Studio, 244 Accolade East Building, York University
In his presentation An Empire Stages Back: Nationalism, Postcoloniality, and the Diaspora in Philippine Dance, Dr. Patrick Alcedo parses the complex relationship of Philippine dance with national formation, anti-colonial response, and the movement of people... View Article
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.  
The Space in the Sky: an exhibition by Rena Silver @ Special Project Gallery, Joan and Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University
Fifth year visual art student Rena Silver presents her solo print exhibition The Space in the Sky. Artist Statement: The expanse. It follows the horizon line forever. It is the moment you pull over to... View Article
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, York University
An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improv studios of Music Professor Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Admission is free.
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
New Chamber Competition Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall
This concert features works composed by York University Music students. Admission: $15 | $10 for students & seniors.  Box Office: Purchase tickets online or phone 416-736-5888 Maps & Directions
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
New Chamber Competition Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing,
The New Chamber Competition Concert is an interdisciplinary event that aims to showcase York University’s music, arts and film students. It provides a professional space for the students to present their art form to the... View Article