The Ringling newsletter August 24, 2014; Ringling International Arts Festival, October 15-18

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Vijay Iyer Trio 
Ringling International Arts Festival, October 16-18

Acclaimed pianist-composer Vijay Iyer and his colleagues Marcus Gilmore and Stephan Crump have updated the classic jazz piano trio.  Their original music is influenced by the jazz piano titans such as Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Andrew Hill and Cecil Taylor; the classical sonorities of composers such as Reich, Ligeti, Debussy, and Bartok; a wide range of rock, soul, funk, hip-hop, dub, electronica, and African music; and the rhythmic vitality and melodic nuance of the music of Iyer’s Indian heritage. View the video and learn more.

Conversation and a Movie:
The Rising Tide

Saturday, Aug 30 @ 2pm
This film, The Rising Tide, directed by Robert  Adanto, looks at the emerging post-Mao art scene in China through the works of several prominent Chinese artists. The film will be introduced by the director and then followed by a post-screening discussion. Learn more.
Now on View
Seeing the Unseen: Photography
and Video Art in China Now
This exciting exhibition featuring photographic and video works by important contemporary Chinese artists is now on view in the Museum of Art. Reflecting art innovations of our media age, their works provide a fresh view of the changing cultural landscape in China. Learn more.
Art and a Movie
Thurs, Aug 28 @ 6pm

Join us to discuss “How Secure is Museum Security, followed by the movie, The Thomas Crown Affair starring Rene Russo and Pierce Brosnan. Learn more.

Ca’ d’Zan Tour Special!
Now through Labor Day you will receive a FREE tour of Ca’ d’Zan’s first and second floors when you purchase a Private Places Tour, which takes you into some of the more private areas of the home. Learn more.


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