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November 2017

Memorial for Professor Claude L. Hulet

November 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Professor Claude L. Hulet December 22, 1920 – August 22, 2017 Claude L. Hulet, 96, of La Cañada, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 22. Born in rural Michigan in 1920, his early years as a farm child gave him the strong curiosity and deep character to voyage on a large life of scholarship and exploration. After early studies in Spanish at the University of Michigan, Claude joined the U.S. Air Force during World War II as a top-security cryptographer…

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Sound and the Sacred

November 17 - November 18

Sound—whether thunder or psalmody—plays a role in the formation and perception of the sacred. Religions acknowledge the importance of sound, manifested in the voice of God, the call to prayer, collective chant, and other profound ways. Sound unifies communities in sacred worship and affirms sacred hierarchies. It is captured in images and contained in built environments. Sound—human, angelic, primordial, heavenly— is critical to spiritual transformation. The connection of sound and the sacred is born in the first cry of a…

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November 17 - November 18

Sound—whether thunder or psalmody—plays a role in the formation and perception of the sacred. Religions acknowledge the importance of sound, manifested in the voice of God, the call to prayer, collective chant, and other profound ways. Sound unifies communities in sacred worship and arms sacred hierarchies. It is captured in images and contained in built environments. Sound—human, angelic, primordial, heavenly— is critical to spiritual transformation. The connection of sound and the sacred is born in the first cry of a…

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Chamber Music at the Clark: Zorá String Quartet

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Zorá String Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Lottery registration closes Thursday, October 12, 2017. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Zorá String Quartet Dechopol Kowintaweewat, violin Hsuan-Hao Hsu, violin Pablo Muñoz Salido, viola Zizai Ning, cello The Zorá String Quartet, recently named “the future of chamber music” in a concert review in Oregon ArtsWatch, met while studying at Indiana University. After they had…

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At the Crossroads of Cultural Networks: The Creation of a Medieval Treasury for San Isidoro de León

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Medieval treasuries provide a material witness to the interests and aspirations of the individuals and institutions that created them. For the central Middle Ages, there is extensive written evidence of the multiple uses made of treasuries and their contents by royal women and men. Treasuries could function as a source of gifts for allies, which bound them with obligations; prestigious possessions of one’s own for ostentation before an elite audience; or financial reserves that could…

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December 2017
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Chamber Music at the Clark: Pacifica Quartet

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chamber Music at the Clark concert seating is determined via lottery. The booking-by-lottery entry form for Zorá String Quartet concert seats posts here on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Lottery registration closes Thursday, October 26, 2017. Learn more about the booking-by-lottery system for securing Chamber Music at the Clark seats. Pacifica Quartet Simin Ganatra, violin Austin Hartman, violin Guy Ben-Ziony, viola Brandon Vamos, cello Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of…

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