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March 19, 2014

York Dance Ensemble showcases three world premieres

The York Dance Ensemble, the exuberant pre-professional company of the Department of Dance, leaps into the spotlight with "Precious Metals", a showcase concert featuring three sparkling world premieres... Read more


March 13, 2014

Interrogating Indian Democracy: Films by Sanjay Kak

York University’s Department of Film presents free public screenings of two provocative documentaries with acclaimed independent Indian filmmaker Sanjay Kak. Read more

Scene from Michael Snow's film Corpus Callosum

March 11, 2014

Corpus Collegium - Screening & conversation with artist Michael Snow

Acclaimed Canadian artist Michael Snow is featured in CORPUS COLLEGIUM, a presentation of Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology and the Open Media Lab. Read more


March 11, 2014

Canadian artist Shary Boyle presents the 2014 Goldfarb Lecture in Visual Arts

Canadian artist Shary Boyle is the featured speaker for the 2014 Goldfarb Lecture in Visual Arts. Boyle will deliver her presentation March 11 from 4 to 5:30pm in Room 312 in the Joan and Martin Goldfarb... Read more

Photo: Natalie Jeremijenko

February 21, 2014

Natalie Jeremijenko gives an xLECTURE on the xCLINIC

Boundary-pushing artist, engineer and inventor Natalie Jeremijenko is the featured speaker for the 2014 Wendy Michener Lecture in the Faculty of Fine Arts March 5. Read more

Photo: Sundar Viswanathan

February 21, 2014

Sundar Viswanathan headlines the Faculty Concert Series

Versatile performer, composer, international touring artist and York music Professor Sundar Viswanathan takes centre stage with his ensemble Avataar in a signature concert Feb. 27. Read more


February 17, 2014

Theatre prof Michael Greyeyes premieres new dance/theatre work about the toll of war

Theatre Professor Michael Greyeye premieres his dance/theatre production "A Soldier’s Tale" at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Feb 20-22. It explores the effect of war on two soldiers – a veteran of... Read more

Marie France Forcier

February 07, 2014

Rising choreographers bring “Body of Minds” to the stage

Seven rising choreographers in the MFA Program in Dance showcase their creative research in premiere performances of solo and ensemble works. Read more


February 07, 2014

Canada’s leading black theatre company archives its materials at York

York theatre graduate Melanie Hague took her prof's advice and donated posters, programs, costume sketches and other records from Obsidian Theatre Company to York University's archives. Read more

LandSlide Possible Futures

January 29, 2014

Artists present public talks on their work in the “LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures” exhibition

Sensorium, Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research presents a series of public talks by artists featured in the massive public art exhibition LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures Read more