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Little Black Afro Theatre Company poster - Muse

March 30, 2014

York theatre students behind Little Black Afro Theatre’s community arts development project “Muse”

Written and directed by York theatre and English student Veronica Appia, "Muse" combines visual and performing art to create a new theatrical experience: “gallery theatre”. Read more

Painting titled Mirror Mirror. Oil on canvas. 36in by 72in.

March 28, 2014

Art meets business at the Schulich School’s Nadal Management Centre

The 2014 edition of the exhibition Art @ Suite 500 opens for a year-long run at the Schulich School of Business Miles S. Nadal Mangement Centre. Read more


March 21, 2014

Theatre @ York takes a haunting, hilarious walk down Jim Cartwright’s “Road”

Famously described it as "Coronation Street with vomit, excrement and used contraceptives" British playwright Jim Cartwright’s biting black comedy "Road" takes audiences on an unforgettable journey... Read more


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