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November 05, 2014

Al Henderson Quintet headlines Faculty Concert Series

Jazz bassist, composer, arranger, Juno nominee and York music Professor Al Henderson leads an ensemble of colleagues and friends in a signature performance as part of the Faculty Concert Series on Nov.... Read more


October 17, 2014

Top York U student films hit the silver screen at CineSiege

CineSiege, the annual juried showcase of York University’s Department of Film, presents a collection of shorts — riveting fiction, cutting-edge alternative works and provocative documentaries —... Read more


October 17, 2014

Violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico launch the 2014-2015 Faculty Concert Series

Renowned Canadian virtuosi, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, are teaming up to launch the Department of Music’s 2014-15 Faculty Concert Series on Oct. 23 with a... Read more


October 14, 2014

York musicology graduate student presents Canadian premiere of Dvorak’s opera “Jakobin”

Musicology student John Holland presents the Canadian premiere of Antonin Dvorak’s opera "Jakobin". Read more


September 04, 2014

York talent abounds at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Feature productions and shorts by York University film alumni are among the 300+ films from over 60 countries lighting up the silver screens at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Read more


June 04, 2014

York professor’s documentary charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in India

Nancy Nicol’s latest documentary, "No Easy Walk to Freedom", charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in contemporary India. It premiered June 1 at Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. Read more


May 28, 2014

Odette Sculptor-in-Residence Iris Häussler explores the boundaries between fiction and reality

Internationally acclaimed conceptual and installation artist Iris Häussler is the 2014 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence at York University, Her residency runs in conjunction with the Intensive... Read more

Joysanne Sidimus

May 12, 2014

Selma Odom Lecture by Joysanne Sidimus spotlights legendary choreographer George Balanchine

Renowned dance artist and educator Joysanne Sidimus presents a free public talk on the George Balanchine Trust and Foundation as the featured speaker for the 2014 Selma Odom Lecture. Read more


May 08, 2014

Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts focuses on sonic art

Sound has definitely arrived in the arts, particularly in sound art and sound studies, but is it a destination? That’s the key question that will be explored during Sonic Practices in X Actions at the... Read more

Migration Matters

April 21, 2014

Migration Matters explores arts-based methodologies in migration research

The visual arts, theatre, filmmaking, music and dance are important aspects in transnational migration. The role of arts-based methodologies in researching the migrant experience is the focus of... Read more