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February at the Schimmel (NYC)

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Warm up to the Schimmel this winter for Portuguese blues, a Shakespeare shakeup, a journey through time into the homes of famous artists, and a mind-blowing mentalist performance.

Welcome back! Kick back with exciting entertainment right here on the NYC Campus! All Pace students have access to every single exciting show happening at the Schimmel, at a massive discount of only $10 per show.

Home Is Where the Art Is—Italy: Art History Alive with Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton | Wednesday, February 8, at 12:15 p.m.
Sneak a peek into the private homes and personal lives of famous painters, sculptors, and architects. In this Italy lecture, Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, compares these artistic geniuses’ environments to their masterpieces. She will feature the homes of Fra Angelico at San Marco monastery in Florence, Leonardo da Vinci in Vinci and the Clos Lucé in Amboise, Raphael in Urbino, and Giorgio Vasari in Arezzo. The lecture is followed by a catered luncheon, The Conversation Continues, hosted by Benton, and the menu is specially curated to compliment the art subject discussed. The Conversation Continues luncheon tickets are available by calling the Schimmel box office. Learn more.

The Stetson Experience: An Evening with America’s Master Mentalist Jon Stetson | Thursday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Get ready to have your mind blown! Master mentalist Jon Stetson injects uproariously funny situation comedy into his mind-twisting performance while stepping inside people’s heads. He knows what you’re thinking and the results are amazing, motivational, inspirational, and lead to some great laughs. Learn more.

The SteelDrivers: The Long Way Down Tour | Friday, February 10, at 7:30 p.m.
As the winners of the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, The SteelDrivers are ready to have you rocking along to their banjo-injected, bluesy music featuring elements of bluegrass, soul, R&B, country, and rock. Songs include “Ashes of Yesterday” and “Long Way Down.” Learn more.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company: William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) | Saturday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 12, at 3:00 p.m.
Get ready for this Shakespeare shakeup! Using questionable scholarship and street-performer smarts, playwrights Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor weave together most of the famous speeches and plot devices of Shakespeare’s 39 plays to create a fast, funny, and fictional performance full of puns, wit, and a wide variety of influence pulled from Shakespeare’s powerful plays. Learn more.

Home Is Where the Art Is—Northern Europe: Art History Alive with Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton | Wednesday, February 15, at 12:15 p.m.
Sneak a peek into the private homes and personal lives of famous painters, sculptors, and architects. In this Northern Europe lecture, Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, compares these artistic geniuses’ environments to their masterpieces. She will feature the homes of Albrecht Dürer in Nuremberg, Peter Paul Rubens in Antwerp, and Rembrandt in Amsterdam. The lecture is followed by a catered luncheon, The Conversation Continues, hosted by Benton, and the menu is specially curated to compliment the art subject discussed. The Conversation Continues luncheon tickets are available by calling the Schimmel box office. Learn more.

José Maya—Latente: A Flamenco Journey | Friday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m.
José Maya is about to spice up the Schimmel. In its New York debut, Maya will perform his newest work “Latente: A Flamenco Journey,” a journey that takes the audience to the deepest realms of a Gypsy flamenco dancer’s soul. Choreographed by Maya, this program follows him on a quest of self-discovery while an ancestral spirit guides him in this search to freedom and understanding. Maya will be joined by singer Juana la del Pipa, vocalists José Valencia and Manuel Tañé, and guitarist El Perla. Learn more.

Home Is Where the Art Is—France: Art History Alive with Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton | Wednesday, February 22, at 12:15 p.m.
Sneak a peek into the private homes and personal lives of famous painters, sculptors, and architects. In this French lecture, Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, compares these artistic geniuses’ environments to their masterpieces. She will feature the homes of Claude Monet in Giverny, Pierre-Auguste Renoir at Les Collettes in Cagnes-sur-Mer, Auguste Rodin at the Villa des Brillants in Meudon, and Vincent van Gogh in Arles, St-Rémy, and Auvers. The lecture is followed by a catered luncheon, The Conversation Continues, hosted by Benton, and the menu is specially curated to compliment the art subject discussed. The Conversation Continues luncheon tickets are available by calling the Schimmel box office. Learn more.

Lula Washington Dance Theatre | Friday, February 24, at 7:30 p.m.
A moving night of dance awaits at the Schimmel. Dancer, teacher, and choreographer Lula Washington has been praised by critics for her works filled with strong political and social commentary, as well as avant-garde composition and roots in African-American culture. Learn more.

New York Fado Festival Featuring Singer Gisela João | Saturday, February 25, at 7:30 p.m.
Come out to the Schimmel for a passionate Portuguese performance by Gisela João, whose voice is infused with fado—Portuguese blues—traditionally associated with Lisbon’s pubs and cafés and known for its expressive and melancholy character. Her performance will open with a Portuguese guitar and oud duet. Learn more.

Pace students can purchase $10 tickets by visiting the box office. For more, visit http://schimmel.pace.edu.

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