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The Chiara String Quartet is featured in Internet2 Day at Nebraska activities on Nov. 13. The quartet will rehearse via a high-speed connection with Northern Illinois University's Avalon Quartet.

31 Oct 2014    

Chiara String Quartet part of Internet2 Day at Nebraska Nov. 13

A long-distance musical rehearsal and UNL's participation in the Large Hadron Collider project will highlight a first-ever “Internet2 Day at Nebraska.”

The daylong event is Nov. 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus and will feature technology innovations that enable advancing research and education. The event is open to faculty and staff. Reservations for the lunch are required.

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UNL Faculty Jazz tour photo

29 Oct 2014    

Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance set for November 12

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble performance will be November 12 in the Westbrook Music Building Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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Jon Jost

28 Oct 2014    

Filmmaker Jon Jost returns to the Ross Nov. 7-13

Lincoln, Neb.--In 2007, radical filmmaker Jon Jost came to Lincoln to make movies.  He had visited earlier in 1974 as the second filmmaker to participate in the Sheldon Film Showcase (now known as the Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase).

The recipient of an Artist-in-Residence grant co-sponsored by the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and the University of Nebraska’s Arts Are Basic Program, Jost wound up making two feature films and a visual installation expressing cultural and geographical nuances of life in the Midwest.

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Dean Dass, “Blue Hole,” 2013, oil, unique work. 32” x 48”.

27 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Dean Dass to lecture Nov. 5

Lincoln, Neb.—Visiting Artist Dean Dass, professor of printmaking from the University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Art, will present a free public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. A reception and demonstration will follow the lecture in Woods Art Building Rm. 303, hosted by the Under Pressure Print Club.

Dass will be visiting the UNL Department of Art and Art History Nov. 3-7.

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Betsy Schneider, from the "Sweet is the Swamp" project.

27 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Betsy Schneider to lecture Oct. 30

Lincoln, Neb.--Betsy Schneider, a photo-based artist and educator, will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Schneider's artistic concerns range from trying to understand time, decay and the body, to exploring childhood, culture, and relationships and looking very closely at strange visceral things such as candy, placentas and the mouth. She uses a variety of photographic tools including APS, digital, medium format and view cameras and digital and computer generated video.

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Nels Drue Daily

22 Oct 2014    

Daily's composition a finalist for Van Galen Composition Prize

The composition “Brass Quintet" by Glenn Korff School of Music Lecturer Nels Drue Daily will be performed by the River Falls Brass on Oct. 26.

His composition is one of only 10 pieces chosen as Finalists out of 77 submissions from composers from eight countries for the Van Galen Composition Prize.

The Van Galen Composition Prize is unique as the audience members will vote for the winning composition after all ten pieces are performed in a public concert at Abbott Hall in River Falls. This is uncommon as usually a panel of composers vote for composition prizes.

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Hans Sturm

22 Oct 2014    

Sturm to receive two awards from the International Rabbath Institute

Hans Sturm, associate professor of double bass and jazz studies and area head for strings, will be traveling to Paris in December to receive two international awards from the International Rabbath Institute, one for teaching and one for performing.

Sturm will receive the Prize and Diploma for Performance Excellence and the Prize and Diploma of Professor from the institute, which is founded by noted bassist François Rabbath.

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Chamber Singers at the Sheldon Museum of Art

21 Oct 2014    

Chamber Singers to perform ‘Blessings of Blue’ at Sheldon

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University Chamber Singers will present “BLESSINGS OF BLUE”, the first concert in their Sheldon Museum of Art 2014-2015 Concert Series, on November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Great Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

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"My Friend Norman" will screen on Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.

17 Oct 2014    

Special screening of 'My Friend Norman' Oct. 31

Lincoln, Neb.--Norman A. Geske died Sept. 6, 2014. He would have been 99 years old on Oct. 31.
 
In honor of Norman Geske and his 99th birthday, the Ross Media Arts Center will host a return performance of Laurie Richards’ film, MY FRIEND, NORMAN: THE MAN FROM ABERDEEN.
 
The Friday, Oct. 31 7 p.m. screening is free and open to the public.
 

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Michael Kirkendoll

14 Oct 2014    

Kirkendoll, guest artist from University of Kansas, to perform in Westbrook

LINCOLN, Neb.— Guest artist pianist Michael Kirkendoll will present a recital of emotional, innovative and exciting works from the 20th and 21st Centuries on Tuesday, October 28 in Westbrook Music Building at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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