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Taylor Brown
Sunday, June 14, 2009 - 3:00pm

Taylor Brown, whose grandfather was a prize-winning country fiddle player and whose father played the guitar, began making up songs on a plastic guitar at the age of three. In 2006, he earned a degree in classical guitar performance from Vassar College, while also touring with folk musician Kate Taylor. Mr. Brown has performed across the country with Ms. Taylor and as a solo artist, and has appeared with Carly Simon, Dar Williams, Felicia Collins, Levon Helm, and Tom Rush, among others. His first solo album, "What Lies," was released in fall 2006. Mr. Brown, who was born and raised in Philadelphia, currently resides in New York City.

East and West: Between Past and Future
Sunday, May 10, 2009 - 3:00pm

The writer, art critic, and Brooklyn Rail publisher Phong Bui will moderate this panel discussion focusing on the context and form of Asian American art in the 21st century. Art critic Robert C. Morgan and artists Tomie Arai and Yun-Fei Ji will serve as panelists, providing unique perspectives on the future of Asian American art to which Noguchi’s legacy is a part.