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Saturday, March 26

Monday, March 28

Rolling the Rs: Literary Revolutions in the Asian Pacific Diaspora

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Twenty years ago, a new generation of Asian Pacific American writers from island nations published their first novelsand changed American literature. Irreverent, experimental, and heavily influenced b...

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Tuesday, March 29

History of the Cello Part II: The Music of the Cello from Baroque through Modern

Alfred Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, 90089


Join Ralph Kirshbaum, the chair of the USC Thornton School of Music String Department and one of the worlds top cellists, for a two-part series on the history of the cello. History of the Cello: Part I will trace the development of the cello as a physical instrument through four centuries, beginning with the family of viols, continuing through the viola da gamba, and arriving at the modern cello, a member of the violin family. Instruments from all of these periods will be shown and demonstrated by young artists from the USC Thornton School of Music, revealing the physical and tonal changes that have occurred throughout the years. A senior luthier will give a detailed talk on the physical properties of these various instruments, accompanied by illustrative film clips. Ralph Kirshbaum, one of todays most renowned cellists, has appeared with many of the worlds great orchestras, including the Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, BBC, and London symphonies; Cleveland Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Philharmonia; Zurich Tonhalle; Orchestre de Paris; and Israel Philharmonic.

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Thursday, March 31

Friday, April 1

Tuesday, April 5

Microlibraries in the Everywhere Part II: Exhibition Opening and Discussion

9:00am to 11:00am

Join us for the opening of the Microlibraries in the Everywhere exhibit in Doheny Memorial Library, featuring a discussion with California State Librarian Greg Lucas, USC professor of architecture Lee...

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Wednesday, April 13

Saturday, April 16