Weekend A&E Briefing








juried shick

2015 Juried Student Art Exhibition

Opened Feb. 5, Shick Art Gallery

Skidmore's Schick Art Gallery presents the 2015 Juried Student Exhibition, a celebration of the creativity, imagination, and skill of Skidmore students, from Feb. 5 to March 9, 2015. It’s completely free and open to the public. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, and from noon to 4 p.m. weekends.


Skidmore Circus Club Performance Team Auditions

Feb. 7 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Filene Hall

Come in comfortable clothes and be ready to have some fun. Bring a skill to present – from gymnastics, to juggling, to hooping, to any form of acting!

westfall lecture

Lecture by Stephen Westfall and Spring Opening Reception

Feb. 7, lecture at 5 p.m. and Spring Opening reception at 6:30 p.m., Tang Museum

Artist and critic Stephen Westfall speaks on the artwork and career of Nicholas Krushenick, followed by the Spring Opening celebrating the latest exhibitions.

thodos dance


Thodos Dance Chicago performance

Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Skidmore Dance Theater

The performance will highlight two Skidmore graduates and renowned choreographers: Melissa Thodos and Sybil Shearer. The program includes a contemporary dance about Helen Keller and mixed repertoire that celebrates Chicago voices past and present. Tickets for the Skidmore performance are $15 for adults, $10 for the Skidmore community, and $5 for students.


Meccore String Quartet performing Beethoven

Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Zankel Music Center

The Meccore String Quartet is the next group to participate in Skidmore’s ambitious Beethoven String Quartet Cycle project, which features six internationally renowned guest artists performing the full cycle of Beethoven’s 16 string quartets over the course of the next two years. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and the Skidmore community, free for students and children.



Feb. 7, 10pm – 2am, Falstaffs

Come to ISU’s Tropical-themed dance party! DJs Dhruv and Nico will fire up the passions for the whole night. There will also be hammocks.



Skidmore College Department of Theater Announces its Spring 2015 Season

Chowderfest 2015