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Tyler White

07 Jul 2014    

White a finalist for The American Prize in Composition

Tyler White, professor of composition and conducting and Director of Orchestras in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is one of eight finalists for The American Prize (TAP) in Composition in opera/theater/film in 2014 for his opera, “O Pioneers!”

Winners for the prize will be selected in July or August.

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01 Jul 2014    

Hal France presents conversations for Opera Learners & Opera Loves at the Ross

Join conductor Hal France and special guest performers for two Sunday afternoon conversations for opera learners and opera lovers. Titled OPERA? WHAT’S THIS ABOUT OPERA?, these talks are free and open to the public, and held in the Van Brunt Visitor’s Center at 313 N. 13th Street on Sunday, July 13 and Sunday, July 20 at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

OPERA? WHAT’S THIS ABOUT OPERA? is sponsored by UNL Friends of Opera and The Friends of the Ross.

Opera’s Ultimate Expression | Sunday, July 13th, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

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Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

01 Jul 2014    

Outdoor Movie Series in Railyard's Cube extended through August

Over the years, many Nebraskans have played prominent roles in the Hollywood film industry as well as in many other aspects of the cinema.

“Nebraskans in the Cinema at The Cube” is a short series of movies intended to illustrate in part just how important Nebraskans have been to the history of the cinema that should be fun for young and old alike.

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25 Jun 2014    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre Opens 47th Season

The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens its 47th season, July 10, 2014 with the Christopher Durang comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. It plays in rotation with Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation (opening July 17) and Paul Slade Smith’s Unnecessary Farce (opening July 23).

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 The Educational Theatre Association will present a Standing Ovation Award to UNL this week at the International Thespian Festival on June 28.

24 Jun 2014    

UNL to receive award from the Educational Theatre Association

UNL has earned a Standing Ovation Award from the Educational Theatre Association.

The award will be presented to Paul Steger, director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, June 28 during the International Thespian Festival's Saturday showcase.

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Christopher Marks, Associate Professor of Organ

24 Jun 2014    

UNL's Marks receives two grants for recording music of Seth Bingham

Associate Professor of Organ Christopher Marks has received two grants to support the recording of his third CD of the music of Seth Bingham.

Last spring, he received a $10,000 Arts and Humanities research grant from the UNL Office of Research and Economic Development. And in June he was awarded a $2,200 grant from the San Francisco Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Bingham (1882-1972) was an American organist and a prolific composer. His compositions include works for organ, choral, orchestral and chamber music, though most of his compositions were for organ.

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Connor Huggett

24 Jun 2014    

Two Carson School students receive television academy internships

Two students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have received prestigious internships this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Ethan Seagren, of Elkhorn, Neb., will be working at Stargate Studios in Pasadena, Calif., in visual effects. Seagren graduated in May.

Stargate is a production company offering visual effects and production services to the film and television industry. Their credits include “The Walking Dead,” “Heroes,” “Mob City,” “Pan Am” and “24.”

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12 Jun 2014    

Art & Art History Announces Kimmel Foundation Scholarships

The Department of Art and Art History in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced 13 recipients of Kimmel Foundation scholarships.

The Kimmel Scholarship is an annual award of up to $3,000 per year available to incoming students to the department.

Applicants must be residents of Nebraska and applying to UNL with a declared art major. The Kimmel Scholarship is renewable annually for up to four years for incoming freshmen and three years for incoming transfer students, pending a portfolio review at the end of each academic year.

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Virginia Smith

10 Jun 2014    

NRT’s Virginia Smith Announces Final Season as Artistic Director

Nebraska Repertory Theatre (NRT) Artistic Director, Virginia Smith, has announced that after a decade of service to NRT, 2014 will be her last season as Artistic Director. Smith said, “I have often said that my role at NRT is the best job in Nebraska for a theatre artist. With ten years at the helm of the Rep, I feel I’ve accomplished my goals and it’s time to move on to new challenges.”

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Anna (Temmers) Ilvess-Barber, "Lilies on Fire," digital art, 26" x 42", 2009.

28 May 2014    

UNL Department of Art and Art History hosts Alumni Exhibition

The Department of Art and Art History is hosting a special alumni exhibition this summer titled “UNL Alumni Artists, 1945-1969: Your Story Begins Here.”

The exhibition opened May 19 and continues through Aug. 15 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The gallery will be accessible to visitors during Department of Art and Art History office hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors should come to Rm. 120 for access.

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