Sofya Melikyan to perform as part of Young Armenian Talent series

Sofya Melikyan

Educated at the Royal Conservatory of Madrid and the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, Melikyan has gained international attention while performing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, and Salle Cortot in Paris.

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Acclaimed Author Lacy M. Johnson to speak at Fresno State

Lacy M. Johnson

Lacy M. Johnson is author of “The Reckonings” (Scribner, 2018), which was named a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in criticism and one of the best books of 2018 by the Boston Globe, Electric Literature, Autostraddle, Book Riot, and Refinery29.

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Cineculture presents ‘A Duel Tale/Hatashia’

Duel Tale - Hatashiai

A Duel Tale by Japanese director Sugita Shigemichi stars Nakadai Tatsuya, one of Japan’s greatest living actors, who gives the performance of a lifetime as Shoji Sanosuke, an elderly samurai forced to pick up his sword to protect those he loves in this adaptation of a popular novel by Fujisawa Shuhei.

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Yishai Jusidman’s ‘Prussian Blue’ comes to Fresno State with a free exhibition

Birkenau, 2014 - Acrylic on linen mounted on wood, Yishai Jusidman

As the toxic cocktail perpetrated the mechanized genocide, it also combined, through an accidental chemical reaction, with the iron oxide in bricks and mortar — leaving the gas chamber walls in camps such as Majdanek and Stutthof in Poland with eerie deep blue stains that turned out to be chemically identical to the pigment Prussian blue.

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Keyboard Concerts presents Francesco Piemontesi

Francesco Piemontesi - Photo by Marco Borggreve

Born in Locarno, Switzerland, and a protégé of the great Alfred Brendel, Francesco Piemontesi rose to international prominence after winning prizes at several major competitions including the 2007 Queen Elisabeth in Brussels.

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