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Almanac - February 28, 2012 Volume 58 No. 24

Annenberg Center

Singer Simone is musical icon Nina Simone’s daughter and drummer Jason Marsalis (above) is the youngest brother of New Orleans’s jazz family. They will perform March 17. Courtesy of Ted Kurland and Associates.

DanceBrazil fuses of Afro-Brazilian culture, live music, contemporary dance and Capoeira, the African dance/martial arts form that evolved in colonial Brazil as a means of fighting enslavement. They will perform at the Annenberg Center March 22-24. Photo by Tom Pich.



meiravi Quartet
March 25
The Meiravi Quartet will perform their show, Hope Survives! Composers of the Holocaust on March 25 at Irvine Auditorium.


Esther Klein Gallery
Dreck Groove : New Works by Shelley Specto
through March 30
Above: Shelley Spector, Dreck Groove (One), 2011, Reclaimed Cardboard
Work Courtesy of Bridgette Mayer Gallery. Dreck Groove is a collection of embroideries on fabric, repurposed from shirts, pants,
and other clothing. Presented in frames fabricated from discarded wood scraps, the imagery is based on the extreme environmental events during the summer of 2011.


arthur ross gallery
In material: fiber 2012
through March 25
Hair Wreath
In conjunction with Fiber Philadelphia 2012, the gallery will join 30 other venues in exhibiting fiber art that incorporates new technologies, new materials, and contemporary concerns. The ARG exhibit features four artists, Lucy Arai, Sonya Clark, Mi-Kyoung Lee, and Cynthia Schira. Above: Sonya Clark, Hair Wreath, 2002, Human Hair and Wire. Courtesy of the artist..


institute of contemporary art
Milk Crown, from Landmarks: Jennifer Bolande; first major survey of the artist’s work, spanning three decades in a wide array of media. Through March 11. A photograph in the exhibit Living Document/Naked Reality: Towards an Archival Cinema by Maha Maamoun. Through March 4.

Nursing: Carol Ware Lobby, Fagin Hall
The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art