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'Triplets of Belleville' to be screened at Duke with live score, original composer

In February, Duke Performances will combine the visual and the musical to produce an experience audiences of all ages won’t be likely to forget. Composer Benoit Charest will lead the nine-piece Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville in a live performance of his score from the critically acclaimed movie Triplets of Belleville, in conjunction with a screening of the movie.


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Wired! group explores ancient humanities and modern tech

The Duke Wired! group will be examining the intersection of modern technology and the artistic humanities in its Apps, Maps & Models symposium on February 22. The free, one day symposium will feature a number of distinguished speakers and topics ranging from mapping architecture in 1914-24 Germany to the Italian Renaissance Piazza as a social media space.


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Mural spruces up Bryan Center Greenhouse

You may have noticed several art pieces popping up around campus this year, whether it’s the new mural of the Durham skyline in the Bryan Center or the ever-changing graffiti in the East Campus tunnel or the Nasher’s 10 Anniversary #artstigators buses.


promotional photos for Theater Studies production of "An Experiment with an Air Pump"
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Theater department mainstage show questions scientific morals in 'Air Pump'

Duke Theater Department Presents “An Experiment with an Air Pump” The Theater Department’s fall mainstage play presents one simple question: “What price would you pay for knowledge?” “An Experiment with an Air Pump,” by Shelagh Stephenson, examines two families—two communities of scientists—who are each struggling with the morals and ethics of medical research in their respective time periods.


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Five women in one: "Unveiled" highlights Muslim identities

Rohina Malik, a playwright, and actress raised in London and living in Chicago, will be coming to White Lecture Hall this Saturday to perform her one-woman show “Unveiled.” The performance, which is sponsored by Duke’s Muslim Students Association covers topics of hate crimes, racism, love, Islam and culture, features Malik playing many different characters and focusing on five women who serve different kinds of tea before the audience and reveal their individual stories.


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Conference examines the films of French director Alain Resnais

From a documentary about the Nazi concentration camps to a historical drama about an infamous embezzler to a light-hearted comedy-drama about the effects of terminal illness, Alain Resnais’ work has always been marked by its diversity of both genre and tone. Resnais was a French film director whose work spanned almost eighty years, from the time directly after World War II through contemporary society.