Stimulate your intellect! More than 200 public events are offered on the Reed College campus each year, including lectures, concerts, plays, and other programming. All events are free, unless noted otherwise, and our events email will keep you informed.
Ongoing through June 15
Hauser Library Exhibition: Reed in the Global Sixties
Viewing hours, Hauser Library flat cases
May 30 & 31
Conference: “Equivariant and Motivic Homotopy Theory”
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., PAB
Concert: Tenor A.J. Glueckert
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eliot Hall chapel
Tango Solo: One Instrument, Three Voices
Wednesday, 8 p.m., Eliot Hall chapel
Concert: The Art of the Duo
Thursday, 8 p.m., Eliot Hall chapel
Tango for Musicians at Reed College presents two longstanding tango duos. The Hernán Possetti-Eva Wolff duo (piano/bandoneón) creates a forcefully expressive dialogue within a musical language that is pure tango. The Paulina Fain-Exequiel Mantega duo (flute/piano) explores the limits of tango with daring subtlety. Guest artist Elena Yarritu will also join Paulina Fain to perform a selection of Astor Piazzolla’s famous tango etudes, newly arranged for two flutes.
Concert: The Future of Tango Today
Friday, 8 p.m., Eliot Hall chapel
Tango for Musicians at Reed College features musicians from throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and beyond. This concert provides an opportunity to listen to the amazing work of student ensembles, under the direction of the workshop's world-class artistic faculty.
Concert: Piazzolla and After—Argentine Tango Today
7 p.m., Kaul Auditorium
OPEN REHEARSAL: 10 a.m., featuring the full artistic faculty of Tango for Musicians at Reed College and Chamber Music Northwest’s renowned Festival Artists Ida Kavafian on violin and David Shifrin on clarinet.
The world-renowned artistic faculty of Tango for Musicians at Reed College comes straight from Buenos Aires and joins Chamber Music Northwest festival artists for a celebration of the urgently expressive music that is contemporary tango.
Saturday, 9:30 p.m., student union