Portaits of the speakers over ablue field
We Are The Voices and Mills College Trans Studies Speaker Series Present
Poetic Operations: a conversation with micha cárdenas and Susan Stryker

Thursday, October 28, 2021 
5:00 PM PDT
Online Event

Pianist Sarah Cahill is seated back to the viewer at a grand piano, wearing a reflective gown. She is washed in blue light. The pianos top is raised and a red light illuminates the piano. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Mills Music Now Presents
Sarah Cahill: The Future is Female

Saturday, October 30, 2021
8:00 PM PDT 
Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall & Online Event

A black and white abstract image with eight human full human figures, spread evenly in three rows across a white field. The bodies are filtered as though they are a photo negative, their postures varied from flat on the back arms and legs extended, to curled on their side. Elbows and knees are bent creating unique shapes. Still from "Rotation" video, from "Indra's Net" by Meredith Monk Camera, editing: Ben Stechshulte. Direction: Meredith Monk
Mills Performing Arts and The House Foundation for the Arts Present
Meredith Monk: Indra's Net

Friday, November 12, 2021, 7:00 PM PST
Saturday, November 13, 2021, 5:00 PM PST
Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall and Live Stream

A black and white photograph of two dancers bodies arching as they hold hands and seem to be twisting together. Both dancers are dressed in white shirts and black pants. Photo by Robbie Sweeny Photography
Mills College Dance and Theater Studies Department Presents
Transitions: Mills Dance Department Fall Concert

Saturday, November 20, 2021 
Sunday, November 21, 2021
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM PST
Walking Tour, begins at Lisser Hall

A clarinet player and keyboardist perform a multimedia piece before a projection screen at a Mills Music Now concert in Oakland, California.
Mills Music Now

From improvisation to world music to experimental sound art, this concert series pushes the boundaries of music as we know it.

An Oakland author speaks to an audience.
We Are the Voices

The We Are the Voices We Have Been Waiting For project connects Mills students with artists to collaborate around art and scholarship.

A Still from "Rotation" video with several bodies in various shapes, seen as abstract negative shapes on a white field. , from "Indra's Net" by Meredith Monk. Camera, editing: Ben Stechshulte. Direction by Meredith Monk.
Meredith Monk: Indra's Net

The concert premiere of Meredith Monk's newest interdisciplinary, evening-length music theater piece, a Hewlett50 Arts Commission.

Spotlight

A silver tone image of the Music Building on the Mills College campus in Oakland California. The Spanish Colonial Revival building was built in 1928. The building sits under a splendor of branches and leaves. Photo by Mills Performing Arts. You've Heard Experimental Sounds From Mills College (Even If You Don't Realize It) An article by Bay Curious considering the extensive reflections of experimental music from Mills College in popular music. Presented by KQED.
Garth grimball stands to the left of the image, their hips and shoulders shift apart in with a curved spine, thier eyes are looking down at thei wrists rising up past their hips. Photo by Robbie Sweeny Photography. A Perspective: The Space to Dance A perspective by alumni and adjunct faculty member Garth Grimball '13 considers the demands of the new world order. Presented by KQED.
Casey Thorne dances outside, feet on bare ground, surrounded by tall grasses and a mountain on the horizon. Dressed in an orange dress, their left knee locks in behind a deeply bent right leg, with their right arm draped long over the left, reaching for the ground. Project Pulse: A Dance Research Experience An article by alumna Casey Thorne '18 investigating the clinical art and science of pulsology through dance.
An array of objects sit on a wooden board: a upside down spiral whisk, a portion of a coffee caen. A green rubber mallet is striking the board near some blue and pink tape. a left hand floats sensitively over the board. Photo still from video. Prototypes II — Fred Frith and Sudhu Tewari A video with Professor Emeritus of Music Fred Frith and current Lisser Workshop Technician Sudhu Tewari demonstrating a variety of built instruments. Presented by the Center for New Music.
Tomeka Reid sits with their cello in a projection of red and white cross hatrches Mills Music Now - Tomeka Reid with Selina Trepp and Adam Vida An online concert broadcast on September 19, 2020. Presented by the Mills College Music Department and the Center for Contemporary Music.
A right foot, in a black leather show steps forward over a blacktop sidewalk, blurred by the speed of walking. Photo by Steed Cowart. Contemporary Performance Ensemble Concert Spring 2020 A ZOOM concert, broadcast on May 6, 2020. Ensemble directed by Steed Cowart.
A cartoon shows three bodies back to the viewer with their hands raised, a standing Uncle Sam gestures to their questions. Design by Trevor Polcyn. 2020: A Few Questions, a radio play. Documentary play written and produced by the Spring 2020 Theatre Production class, directed by Victor Talmadge. Released on June 28, 2020.
The ornate silouette of the air vent in the Mills College Music building, interposed with the title "X Sound 2020" X Sound Festival 2020 Graduating Mills music majors present original compositions and sound art, under the direction of Zeena Parkins.
Fields of colors splash a the frame making triangles and lines of color - descending light blue to cobalt to red amber to green. Adv. Audio Recording Culminating Projects Spring 2020 A collection of music and images created remotely by students at Mills College Center for Contemporary Music. Class taught by Christopher Davidson.
Chari is pictured in profile, gazing out of the left frame of the photo. Behind them is a sunset ranging from purple to orange. Signal Flow Festival 2020 Highlights from the March 2020 festival showcasing new works in music and sound art by graduating master’s degree candidates from Mills' Music program.

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