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UNL Big Band

14 Oct 2014    

Two ensembles take to Kimball stage for one amazing night

LINCOLN, Neb.— Two Glenn Korff School of Music ensembles join for one amazing night of music when the UNL Graduate Jazz5tet and the UNL Big Band take to the Kimball Recital Hall stage Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Join the UNL Graduate Jazz5tet, directed by Dr. Darryl White, for their season premiere concert. The program will feature the music of the great saxophonist and composer, Joe Henderson. Selections will include Serenity, Jinrikisha, Shade of Jade, Recorda-Me, Inner Urge and others.

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ALTMAN is showing at Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 24 through Thursday, Oct. 30.

10 Oct 2014    

Director Ron Mann and Kathryn Reed Altman to appear at the Ross

Opening at The Ross on Friday, Oct. 24, Ron Mann's new documentary ALTMAN is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park, and many more).
 
ALTMAN director Ron Mann and Kathryn Reed Altman, Robert Altman’s widow, will both appear at the Oct. 24 7:30 p.m. screening for a Q&A with their audience.
 

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08 Oct 2014    

Brass faculty goes solo for upcoming performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— Members of the brass faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will pool their efforts in an evening of solo performances for trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba on October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

Works by Johan Neruda, Paul Basler, Gustav Mahler, Eduardo Nogueroles and James Stephenson will be performed by Scott Quackenbush, Trumpet; K. Craig Bircher, Trumpet; Alan Mattingly, Horn; Scott Anderson, Trombone and Craig Fuller, Tuba. The soloists will be accompanied by Michael Cotton.

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Rhonda Garelick

08 Oct 2014    

Garelick's Coco Chanel biography garners good reviews

A 576-page biography of legendary French fashion designer Coco Chanel, written by UNL professor Rhonda Garelick, hit the bookstores to favorable reviews from glossy magazines and literary trade magazines.

Chanel is said to have forever transformed the way stylish women dressed, bringing into vogue the little black dresses, low-heeled shoes, costume jewelry and slim-lined suits we still see on the streets today.

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Nebraska Young Artist Award applications are due Dec. 12, 2014.

06 Oct 2014    

High school juniors encouraged to appy for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

      The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Larry Buller, “Bullet Assortment,” low-fire slip, Terra Sigillata and slip transfer, each 6” to 9”.

02 Oct 2014    

October exhibition features the work of Master of Fine Arts students

Lincoln, Neb.  During October, an exhibition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will feature the work of the Department of Art and Art History’s Master of Fine Arts students.
 
“UNL MFA Program” opens Friday, Oct. 10 and continues through Oct. 23 in the Eisentrager-Howard, which is located on the first floor of Richards Hall at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL city campus. Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
 

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Brenna Hill and Kirstie Smith star in UNITY (1918) opening Oct. 9.

01 Oct 2014    

University Theatre opens season with 'Unity (1918)'

University Theatre opens its season Oct. 9 with Kevin Kerr’s “Unity (1918)” directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Ian Borden.

Performances are Oct. 9-11 and 14-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.

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2014-15 HLCFPA Ambassadors

01 Oct 2014    

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Ambassadors Take Recruitment to the 'Next Level'

This fall, the Undergraduate Student Ambassadors of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs.

“I am so excited to welcome 30 outstanding fine and performing arts students to the Ambassador Program. Since last year, we have quadrupled in size and this is the first year we are utilizing Ambassadors for recruitment marketing initiatives and event planning,” said Jemalyn A. Griffin, assistant director of recruiting and program director of the Hixson-Lied College's Ambassador Program.

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Nobody Does It Better

01 Oct 2014    

'Nobody Does it Better' to honor Comine, Ross

The Mary Reipma Ross Media Arts Center is hosting "Nobody Does It Better," a tribute to Lucy Buntain Comine and a celebration of Mary Riepma Ross. The event honoring two dynamic women who have made a lasting imprint on the Ross will begin at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

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UNL Symphonic Band

30 Sep 2014    

UNL Symphonic Band opens its season Oct. 14

LINCOLN, Neb.— Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone with Graduate Teaching Assistant Conductor Chris Barnes, for its season premiere concert on October 14 at 7:30 pm in Kimball Recital Hall.

The program titled, "And Through Eternity, I’ll Sing On," focuses on works based on or derived from hymns. Works by Alfred Reed, J.S. Bach (arranged by Percy Aldridge Grainger,) Fisher Tull, Pavel Tschesnokoff, Donald Grantham and Clifton Williams will be featured.

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