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March 8, 2018

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Thursday, March 08, 2018

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Unobstructed Beauty (Multi-Day Event)

This year, the LIFT series features three female painters from the Waterloo Region: Lauren Judge, Marion R. Anderson, and Anne Filiatrault. Each artist shares a narrative that invites viewers to reflect on how we perceive and experience our surrounding environment.

The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Zaagi’idwin: Silent, Unquestionable Act of Love, a multimedia installation by artist Leanna Marshall (Multi-Day Event)

    Leanna Marshall is a member of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug. Her art practice focuses on the art of ancestral storytelling – creating an intersection where viewers can meet to understand the essence of relationships, connection/disconnection and loss. Through the making and documentation of seven jingle dresses, Marshall explores the stories that have shaped her perception of the complexities of her family history in the context of Canadian history. The social inequities, resistance and sadness told in these narratives serves as a springboard to examine the act of healing, compassion and forgiveness.

  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Leanna Marshall Artist Talk

    The artist Leanna Marshall will be in the gallery for a classroom session with students of History professor Susan Neylan. Interested members of the Laurier community are also welcome to attend!

  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon with junctQín keyboard collective

    Every Thursday the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon series, where local, national and international artists perform for the K-W community.

    This week join the keyboard collective junctQín whose members Elaine Lau, Joseph Ferretti and Stephanie Chua will perform SIX! a concert featuring a world premiere of a piece composed by alumna Stephanie Orlando ('15). 

    Program for SIX! (piano AND hands)

    • Microlocking (2018) for six digital pianos
      • Saman Shahi b. 1987
    • Meditation for six hands
      • Mark Applebaum b. 1967
    • Falls (2015) for piano six hands
      • Tomi Räisänen b. 1976
    • Der Eid des Hippokrates for piano three hands
      • Mauricio Kagel (1931 - 2008)
    • Nightscape (2018) for four hands
      • Stephanie Orlando b. 1998
    • Hommage à Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich for piano six hands
      •  Alfred Schnittke (1934 - 1998)


    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Presentation of The Circle of Music Research

    Join Laurier MA in Community Music graduate Sasha Judelson as she presents research from her The Circle of Music intergenerational choir. The Circle of Music provides those living with dementia an opportunity to sing with volunteer high school students and their caregivers while also being able to be involved in the community

    For details on Circle of Music visit

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Leanna Marshall Opening Reception

    Join artist Leanna Marshall for the opening of Zaajidiwin, her mixed-media installation featuring traditional indigenous jingle dresses.

  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Planet in Focus Film Festival at Laurier

    Laurier has been selected to host one of 10 stops on the Planet in Focus film festival ​campus tour. In partnership with Alternatives Journal we’ll be hosting two environmental docs with an expert panel discussion to follow. The event is free and open to the public so I’d encourage you to register asap.

    Films: Kokota: The Islet of Hope Death by Design

    Free popcorn will be provided.

    Please register on the Eventbrite registration page.

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