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Jack Snider

23 Feb 2015    

Snider memorial set for March 1

Lincoln, Neb.--Jack Snider, who served as director of bands/marching band and professor of French horn at UNL from 1950-1986, died Feb. 20 of natural causes. He was 93.

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Thomas Boyle, Spenser Stokes and Brenna Hill perform all 37 of Shakespeare's play in 37 minutes.

22 Feb 2015    

Theatrix presents 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will continue its 2014-2015 season with the play The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Brittanie Witter, an undergraduate Theatre Directing and Management major, will direct. Performances are February 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 1 at 2 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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Emma Fisher (Gladys), Jorden Charley-Whatley (Henry), EmmaJane Gruhl (Mrs. Antrobus), Kayla Klammer (Sabina) and Luke C. Glassman (Mr. Antrobus) in the UNL University Theatre production of "The Skin of Our Teeth." Photo by Doug Smith

20 Feb 2015    

University Theatre presents Thornton Wilder's 'The Skin of Our Teeth'

Lincoln, Neb.--University Theatre, the academic year production program in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens it spring season with the Thornton Wilder classic, "The Skin of Our Teeth." Performances are in the Howell Theatre, first floor of the Temple Building, 12th & R, March 5, 6, 7 and 11, 12, 13, 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th, Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or at (402) 472-4747 and one hour prior to curtain in the Temple Lobby.

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Andrea Dezsö

19 Feb 2015    

Dezsö to present visiting artist lecture March 10

Lincoln, Neb.—Andrea Dezsö, associate professor of art at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and maintains studios in New York City and Western Massachusetts, will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Dezsö is a visual artist who works across a broad range of media including drawing, painting, artist's books, embroidery, cut paper, animation, sculpture, site-specific installation and public art.

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A Wedding, promotional poster

17 Feb 2015    

UNL Opera’s, A Wedding, coming to Kimball Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— UNL Opera will be hosting A Wedding on Friday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. Both of the performances will take place in Kimball Recital Hall.

A Wedding is a comic opera based on Robert Altman’s 1978 film and was composed by William Bolcom, who served as the inaugural appointee to the Ariel Bybee Endowed Visiting Professor of Opera at the Glenn Korff School of Music.

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17 Feb 2015    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance moved to Westbrook Recital Hall

LINCOLN, Neb.— The upcoming Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance scheduled for March 9 at 7:30 p.m. has been moved to the Westbrook Recital Hall. The event will also be live webcast and is free and open to the public.  

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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The set for "Sex with Strangers" at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., designed by J.D. Madsen

13 Feb 2015    

Madsen nominated for Helen Hayes Award for set design

Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen has received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design for the play “Sex With Strangers” at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., in the Helen Hayes Awards.

He is one of five designers up for the award in the Hayes Production category, which recognizes productions in the fully professional theatre companies. The awards will be announced on April 6.

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Dan Howard, “A Look to Fashion,” 47” x 48”.

12 Feb 2015    

MEDICI exhibition Feb. 19-26 at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—The annual MEDICI exhibition will be on display Feb. 19-26 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall, culminating in their annual fund-raiser on Feb. 26.
 

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Midday Soireé poster

12 Feb 2015    

University Singers join with Abendmusik for Duruflé’s Requiem

Lincoln, Neb.--Join Abendmusik for a Midday Soireé combining performances of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, sung by the University Singers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music with the Abendmusik Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Peter Eklund, and Francis Poulenc’s Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani with organ soloist Tom Trenney, under the direction of conductor Jeremy Bankson. The concert is on Sunday, February 15 at 4 p.m. at First-Plymouth Church, 20th and D Streets in Lincoln. There will be a 3 p.m.

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UNL's Philip Sapirstein takes digital photos of the Temple of Hera in Olympia, Greece. Sapirstein is combining digital photography with computer software to generate realistic 3-D models of ancient Greek architecture.

09 Feb 2015    

Sapirstein uses 3-D tech to further study of Greek Architecture

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL's Philip Sapirstein is using modern technologies to advance research into ancient Greek architecture.

As part of UNL's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, the assistant professor of art history has launched the "Digital Architecture Project." The project uses digital photography and computer software to generate detailed, 3-D models of Greek temples, beginning with the Temple of Hera, a sixth-century B.C. structure at Olympia, Greece.

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