Lecture: "Vionnet: The Art of the Cut"

November 13, 2010 - 10:00am12:00pm

The Textile Arts Council presents Vionnet: The Art of the Cut, a lecture with Sandra Ericson. In 1930s Paris, Madeleine Vionnet revolutionized haute couture by using the natural fluidity and elasticity of textiles on the bias. Every couturier since then has made use of her pioneer work, and she is among the most revered names in the fashion pantheon. Sandra Ericson has taught draping and fashion design for over 30 years, and specializes in the work of Mme. Vionnet. Ms.

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Gojogo, presented by Jazz at Intersection at the de Young

October 3, 2010 - 2:00pm4:00pm

Jazz at Intersection at the de Young
Koret Auditorium
2:00-4:00 p.m.

For the fifth consecutive year, Intersection for the Arts and the de Young join forces in a unique collaboration to present five concerts featuring some of the most exciting Bay Area jazz musicians exploring the boundaries between jazz, classical, and world music.

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Matt Small's Chamber Ensemble, screening of "Chihuly: Fire and Light," and Closing Reception for "Samoan Art: Urban"

October 29, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Matt Small’s Chamber Ensemble
6:30–8:30 p.m. Presenting “Made in San Francisco: Modern Music Influenced by Music of the Post-Impressionist Era”
Chihuly: Fire and Light movie screening
7:00 p.m. Observe Chihuly at work with his team at the de Young. Q&A with producer Mark McDonnell. $5 members; $7 non-members
Closing Reception for October Artist-in-Residence Dan Taulapapa McMullin
6:00–8:30 p.m. Celebrate works by this Samoan artist and his installation Samoan Art: Urban.

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Tango No. 9, Le Café Peetnik, “Gauguin’s Baudelairean Dream,” and Pacific Islander Poetry

October 22, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Tango No. 9
6:30–8:30 p.m. A synthesis of old school, nuevo, and contemporary tango
Le Café Peetnik
1:00–8:30 p.m. Relax with a tasting of Peet’s among a tableau vivant of artists
“Gauguin’s Baudelairean Dream”
7:00 p.m. Lecture by Professor James Housefield of U.C. Davis
Pacific Islander Poetry
6:00–8:30 p.m. Performance from the Samoan, Tongan, Chamorro, Hawaiian, Cook Islander Maori and Pacific communities

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Friday Night Soirées with the Alliance Française

October 15, 2010 - 5:00pm8:45pm

Friday Night Soirées with the Alliance Française
Baguette Quartette

6:30–8:30 p.m. Music that was heard on the streets of Paris during the 1920s–’40s
Tableaux Vivants
6:00–8:30 p.m. Artists Berthe Morisot (Peggy Gyulai), Vincent van Gogh (Jeremy Sutton), Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Valentine), and Paul Gauguin (Marius Starkey)
"On Track to Impressionism: How Art Derailed the Orsay Station"

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