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

01 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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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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Emily Schmidt plays the headstrong “Sarah” and Trey Martinez plays her love interest, a perceptive “James.”

01 Oct 2014    

Theatrix kicks off season with 'Time Stands Still'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with the play Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. Emma Gruhl, an undergraduate Theatre Directing and Management major, will direct. Performances are October 22, 23, and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and October 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. There will be no performance on Saturday, October 25 due to a home football game. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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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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Helen Hiebert, "Holding Space" installation.

01 Oct 2014    

Visiting Artist Helen Hiebert to give public lecture Oct. 23

Lincoln, Neb.--Helen Hiebert will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14.

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Visitors meet graduate students and tour their studios at a previous Open Studios event.

01 Oct 2014    

UNL Open Studios Event is Oct. 24

Lincoln, Neb.--On Friday, Oct. 24, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is hosting Open Studios. Graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History will open their working studios for the evening, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The open house will include graduate studios in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building. Work will include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography and ceramics. In addition to graduate work, selected undergraduate pieces will be on display in Richards Hall.

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