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Cirque du Soleil's Mike Peters (M.F.A. 1999; right) and Ben Stephenson (seated) with Assistant Professor of Practice Mitch Critel. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon14 Dec 2016    By Kathe Andersen

Cirque du Soleil's Peters returns to Carson School

Lincoln, Neb.--Mike Peters (M.F.A. 1999) returned to the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film on Dec. 8-9 to visit with students about his job as Assistant Head of Rigging for Cirque du Soleil’s “O” show at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, along with Ben Stephenson, the head carpenter on “The Beatles LOVE.”

 

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Rebecca DeNell, “Softscapes” series, mixmedia acrylics, 4’ x 4’, 2016. Ashley Bales, “Fresh air,” digital archival pigment print, 20” x 24”, 2016.

calendar icon09 Dec 2016    

UNL Capstone Exhibition on display Dec. 9-16

Lincoln, Neb.—The Capstone Exhibition will be on display Dec. 9-16 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

This exhibition features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for studio art degrees from the School of Art, Art History & Design.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery with awards announced at 6 p.m.

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calendar icon07 Dec 2016    

Upcoming Performance Canceled

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Scott Quackenbush performance scheduled for Monday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. and listed on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Calendar of Events calendars has been canceled.

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

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Victor Lewis. Photo by Michael A. Black.

calendar icon07 Dec 2016    By Kathe Andersen

Internationally acclaimed jazz drummer Victor Lewis returns to Nebraska for concert, honorary doctorate

Lincoln, Neb.—Internationally acclaimed drummer and composer Victor Lewis returns home to Nebraska to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Megan Elliott

calendar icon07 Dec 2016    

Elliott named founding director of Carson Center

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named Megan Elliott the founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. Elliott, manager of leadership and community connections at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia and former director and CEO of digital media think-tank X Media Lab, will start her new role in January.

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Andrew Park

calendar icon02 Dec 2016    

Park named artistic director of Nebraska Rep Theatre

Lincoln, Neb.--Andrew Park, an award-winning artistic director, stage director, playwright, lyricist and puppeteer, has been hired as the artistic director for the Nebraska Repertory Theatre and research assistant professor in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. He will begin Jan. 2.

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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon01 Dec 2016    

UNL Symphony Orchestra to perform Rossini, Stravinsky and Dvořák

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of Dr. Tyler Goodrich White. The program will feature Rossini’s sparkling Semiramide Overture, Stravinsky’s scintillating Scènes de Ballet, and the lyrical and dynamic Symphony No. 8 of Dvořák.

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Alumni Award nominations are due Dec. 9. Last year's winners included (left to right) Phil Perry (Award of Merit), Jim Hanna (theatre), Marcia Goldenstein (art), Bob Woody (music) and Leta Powell Drake (Award of Merit) with Dean Charles O'Connor. Photo by Greg Nathan.

calendar icon30 Nov 2016    

Hixson-Lied College alumni award nominations are due Dec. 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is accepting nominations from alumni and friends for our Alumni Board awards to be given to outstanding alumni, students and supporters of the college.

All awards will be presented at the College Honors Day program on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

The nomination form and additional information is available at http://go.unl.edu/fpaalumawards. Nominations are due by Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. A list of previous recipients is also available at the website.

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Theatrix presents "After Orlando" on Dec. 8 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon30 Nov 2016    

Theatrix presents 'After Orlando' Dec. 8

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, in association with Missing Bolts Productions Inc. and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press, is pleased to present a staged reading of "After Orlando," an evening of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
 

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Cornhusker Marching Band

calendar icon29 Nov 2016    

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert takes over the Lied Center

LINCOLN, Neb.— It’s show time as the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. Come experience the sights and sounds of the Pride of all Nebraska as they perform halftime shows from the 2016 season, their Pregame Spectacular and much more!

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