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
<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
Feb 10 – Feb 12 all-day
<em>New Light/Ancient Light</em> Dance concert @ Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building,York University
A Dance Thesis Concert with the York Dance Ensemble Artistic Director: Holly Small Director of Design: William Mackwood York Dance Ensemble Artistic Coordinator: Susan Lee New Light/Ancient Light features the premiere performances of seven compelling... View Article
Sonder: The Visual Art & Art History Open House @ Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University Keele Campus
The Department of Visual Art & Art History presents Sonder, a spectacular open house featuring hundreds of works in print media, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and time-based art created by the rising young talent in 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, 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
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
York University Chamber Choir
Musick To Heare Celebrate the genius of Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies and sonnets, in his 400th Anniversary, with George Shearing’s jazz-infused Songs and Sonnets, a fresh and witty suite of Shakespeare’s great lyrics, along with the... View Article
Mar 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
World @ Noon: Alanna and Colleen Jenish @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Oshawa sisters, Colleen and Alanna Jenish, have been impressing audiences for over ten years with their musical talents. They can play six different instruments including fiddle, piano, bodhran, guitar, mandolin and Uilleann pipes. Both sisters are Ontario and Maritime Step... View Article
Faculty Concert Series: Michael Coghlan and Friends @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing, York University
Dainty Fine Birds, Celestial Tunings, Fairy Beams and Ancient Musings Professor Michael Coghlan completes the 2015-2016 York University Faculty Concert Series with an evening concert filled with original compositions. The concert will feature performances by Michael Coghlan... View Article
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.
Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Vocal Masterclass with Bruce Ubukata @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University,
Pianist, organist and vocal coach Bruce Ubukata leads a masterclass with young singers from the classical vocal performance studios of York music faculty Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. Observers are... View Article
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
York University World Music Festival @ Accolade East Building
York University’s World Music Festival is a cross-cultural celebration spotlighting musical traditions of five continents. Produced by Professor Sherry Johnson this global sonic tour presents a sampling of the 20+ international cultures represented in York’s world music program.... View Article
Mar 18 @ 11:30 am – 8:30 pm
York University World Music Festival @ Accolade East Building
York University’s World Music Festival is a cross-cultural celebration spotlighting musical traditions of five continents. Produced by Professor Sherry Johnson this global sonic tour presents a sampling of the 20+ international cultures represented in York’s world music program.... View Article
<em>The Birds</em> - A Collaborative Interdisciplinary Performance @ Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, York University
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design presents a collaborative, interdisciplinary  Theatre @ York production featuring combined creative talent from the Departments of Theatre, Music, Digital Media and the York Dance Ensemble. The... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles @ Martin Family Lounge
The York University Jazz Festival, running March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus – and... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles, Jazz Choirs and Small Ensembles @ Martin Family Lounge, Tribute Communities Recital Hall
The York University Jazz Festival, running from March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus –... View Article