Events Spring 2014

Blue Chat Noir

This semester, PhD students from the department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and the department of Music invite you to relive turn-of-the century Parisian Cabaret through two exhibits and a host of special performances and screenings.


Exhibits:

"Night in the City of Light: Paris’ Cabaret 1881-1914"
(February 15 – June 29 Academic Focus Gallery, Nasher Museum of Art )

"Cheap Thrills: The Highs and Lows of Cabaret Culture in Paris, 1881-1939"
(February 18 until June, Perkins Gallery, Duke University library)


Performances and Screenings
February 21: Evening Library Party with The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] at Von der Heyden Pavilion
March 22 (2-4:45 pm): Film Screenings and Discussion: “French Cabaret from Stage to Screen” at the Nasher Museum
April 6 (5 pm): The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents 'Melodies and Cacophonies from Paris’ Cabarets," at Fullsteam Brewery
April 13, (8 pm): The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] Spring Concert at Baldwin auditorium with selections of cabaret melodies to coincide with the exhibitions "Night in the City of Light: Paris's Cabarets, 1881-1914" and "Cheap Thrills: The Highs and Lows of Montmartre's Cabaret Culture, 1881-1939"