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Connections between arts and sports focus of student-athlete workshops

Jul. 19, 2018—Engaging student-athletes in creative forms of expression and building connections between excellence in sports and the arts are among goals for three summer workshops organized by the Curb Center.

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ArtLab explores intersections of art and science

Apr. 2, 2018—Whether art can boost a scientist's creativity is just one of the intriguing questions a group of faculty, students and staff explore in ArtLab, an ongoing workshop started by a postdoctoral student.

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Nov. 11 John Cleese event at Vanderbilt cancelled

Nov. 3, 2017—British writer, actor, comedian, and self-described "tall person" John Cleese will speak on "Thinking Creatively" at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Cinema Nov. 11.

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ filmmaker to speak at Vanderbilt

Sep. 29, 2017—Filmmaker Raoul Peck, whose works include the Oscar-nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro,' will speak on campus Oct. 18, and two of his films will be screened at Sarratt Cinema Oct. 4 and 16.

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VICC launches creative writing class focused on cancer journey

Sep. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is offering an expressive writing course for cancer patients and others who have been affected by the disease. This year’s “Express Yourself: Fall Creative Writing Series” is provided to anyone interested in learning about expressive writing, and participants will have the opportunity to create original writing in a safe, supportive environment.

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Curb Center measures public opinion on federal funding for arts

May. 1, 2017—A significant majority of U.S. adults oppose eliminating federal funding for arts and culture, according to survey questions fielded by the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy.

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Vanderbilt launches programming for total solar eclipse

Mar. 6, 2017—The first total solar eclipse to sweep across the United States in 99 years will occur on Aug. 21, with Nashville in its direct path. The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs, in partnership with a variety of internal and external partners, including Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, is coordinating a series of student competitions, curricular and co-curricular programs, and special events to celebrate.

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Symposium explores using music to improve social skills, ease PTSD

Sep. 15, 2016—The Science of Song symposium explored the use of music and singing to help people with developmental disabilities like autism improve their social skills, and others with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from the traumatic events they’ve experienced.

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Listen: Selected portraits of Nashville’s creative community focus of Curb Center exhibition

Aug. 31, 2016—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy will host a public art exhibition inspired by a recent book on some of Nashville's most innovative entrepreneurs.

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Accessibility Map-a-Thon will create map of VU’s inclusive spaces

Mar. 22, 2016—Help make Vanderbilt a more inclusive campus for all students, faculty, staff and visitors at the Accessibility Map-a-Thon, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 8.

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Photos from the Arab Spring to support cross-cultural discussions at Vanderbilt

Mar. 3, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a recent gift from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation of two photographs by Shirin Neshat, which are intended to spark cross-cultural dialogue about international issues and religious and political divides and to facilitate collaboration between academic departments at the university and the gallery.

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Original student production ‘Folk & Flora’ at Sarratt Cinema Feb. 29

Feb. 24, 2016—"Folk & Flora," an original multimedia musical production about flowers and the roles they play in human lives, will be presented at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in Sarratt Cinema. The production is an original composition by Blair School of Music senior Jack Coen and features fellow students and members of the community.

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