the HOP Celebrates 50 Years This Weekend

October 12, 2012

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The October 12-14 weekend will include indoor and outdoor events free and ticketed, representing all performing arts and film.

On Friday, Oct. 12 there will be the performing arts extravaganza Igniting Imagination and the premiere of Five Windows, a video projection show that will light up the front of the Hop and its five tall windows with a color-saturated kaleidoscope of images from the Hop’s history. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and end around 11 p.m., Also, starting around 8:30 p.m., there will be free cider and goodies on the Green to stoke people for the projection’s start at 9 p.m.”

On Saturday, Oct. 13, Film and Media Studies Professor Ruoff discusses his new documentary Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty, with special guest, Michael Tracy ’73, artistic director of Pilobolus. Shows are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Another free event is an outdoor performance by the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble which begins at 3:15 p.m. At 6 p.m., Artist Ross Ashton will create projections onto the East Wheelock Street façade of the Hop. The projection will be repeated until 11 p.m. At 7 p.m., a behind-the-scenes look at Dartmouth’s Theater Department production of the Pulitzer-prize winning Angels in America. Finally, at 8 p.m. actor John Lithgow will present a one-man theatrical memoir.

On Sunday, Oct. 14, Dartmouth’s Buck Henry ’52 will present a halfhour compilation on his career, followed by an interview and question/ answer session. Show will begin at 3 p.m. There is a general admission. At 6 p.m., Five Windows will be re-created onto the Hop and repeated until 10 p.m. Finally, at 7 p.m. there will be an advanced screening of The Sapphires in the New Loew Auditorium. This is a story set in the 1960s about singers from a remote Aboriginal mission who become internationally famous. Tickets are on sale now.


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