UPCOMING PERFORMANCES, EXHIBITIONS, & EVENTS

JUNE 10 - SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
Gallery hours: 12-5pm Tues, Wed, Fri; Thurs 2-7pm; Sat & Sun 12-4pm
free

San Diego Central Library Art Gallery
330 Park Blvd, 9th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101

Weather on Steroids: the Art of Climate Change Science
An exhibition that merges the artistic and scientific to create a visual dialogue about the vexing problem of climate change, explore how weather variability affects the day-to-day life of local communities, and investigate Southern California's vulnerability to climate change. Participating artists include Tiersa Cosaert, Judit Hersko, Cheryl E. Leonard, Dana Montlack, Lilleane Peebles, Oscar Romo, M. Luna Rossel, Eva Struble, Paul Turounet, Ruth Wallen, and Allison Wiese. Contributing scientists include Michel Boudrias, Michael Dettinger, Alexander Gershunov, Kristen Guiguis, Ralph Keeling, Manfredi Manizza, Art Miller, Walter Munk, David Pierce, Richard Somerville, and Shang-Ping Xie. Leonard is exhibiting her art/music installation Confluences.

 

 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 21, 2017
5-9pm, $15 general, $10 students/seniors, $5 children

The Chapel of the Chimes Oakland
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA

Garden of Memory 2017
40+ musicians/ensembles perform in this annual walk-through concert that celebrates the summer solstice. The audience is invited to wander through the beautiful maze-like halls of the Columbarium to experience a diverse range of experimental sounds and instruments. The Day-Leonard-Djll Trio (Bryan Day, Cheryl Leonard and Tom Djll) perform on the second floor in the Honor North Hall.


 

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 5, 2017
10:30-11:30 am, for children ages 7+ accompanied by an adult,
$20 per student, tickets available here

Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA

Sounds from the Sea: An Instrument Building Workshop
Join composer Cheryl Leonard for an hour of ear-opening fun with natural-object musical instruments. Cheryl will give a brief demonstration of her one-of-a-kind musical sculptures made from bones, rocks, shells, sticks, and seaweed. Then, build a thumb piano using driftwood, feathers, and dried kelp. Once our instruments are complete we'll explore different ways of making sounds with them, and then finish up by all playing together in a conducted improvisation. Co-produced by the La Jolla Historical Society.


 

 

SUNDAY AUGUST 6, 2017
4pm, $15 general admission, tickets available here

Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA

Music in Our Natural World: A Concert and Conversation
Through musical soundscapes Cheryl Leonard investigates how climate change is transforming environments and ecosystems in the remote polar regions and here at home in California. Leonard will perform compositions that combine sounds from natural-object instruments with field recordings of natural soundscapes. Her live music will be accompanied by videos from visual artists Rebecca Haseltine, Oona Stern, and Genevieve Swifte. The event includes a post-concert audience Q&A with Leonard and Scripps scientists Alexander Gershunov and Art Miller, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Co-produced by the La Jolla Historical Society
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