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Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower (right) rehearses with (left to right) Jamie Unger, Christian Cardona, Kourtlin Churchman and Brady Foreman with Michael Cotton, piano.

01 Nov 2014    

Glenn Korff School of Music presents 'City of Angels' in November

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents the musical “City of Angels,” in November. The musical is directed by Coordinator of Musical Theatre Studies Alisa Belflower.

Performances are Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advance tickets are available from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231 or at the door one hour before the performance.

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Guest Director Melora Kordos (front) visits with her cast during a rehearsal for "Love's Labor's Lost," which opens Nov. 13.

01 Nov 2014    

University Theatre presents 'Love's Labor's Lost'

University Theatre continues its season in November with William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” guest directed by Melora Kordos.

Performances are Nov. 13-15 and 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in Howell Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.

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Madsen's design for "The Addams Family."

31 Oct 2014    

Professional experiences enhance student learning

Lincoln, Neb.--Usually college students can only receive professional experience through internships or after they receive their degree. The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film is giving students the opportunity to work side by their professors on a variety of theatre jobs. One such person would be assistant professor of scene design J.D. Madsen.

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Amanda Breitbach, "Refuge," gelatin silver photographs, 2014.

31 Oct 2014    

UNL MFA students featured in new Lincoln gallery

Lincoln, Neb.-- The inaugural exhibiton for Lincoln's new Prescott Gallery is "Material Presence: Selections from the UNL MFA Program" and features a selection of artwork by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Fine Arts graduate students. The exhibition showcases a variety of material investigations from the hand-worked to the digital by artists chosen as representative of the areas of concentration in the UNL MFA program. Each work in the show draws attention to materiality through form, subject, process, and – quite literally – the material used.

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Cameron Scheele, Norris High School, Untitled, watercolor, 2014.

31 Oct 2014    

'Nebraska's Best' Exhibition opens Nov. 7

“Nebraska’s Best:  High School Artists from Lincoln and Omaha” opens Nov. 7 and continues through Nov. 18 at the Department of Art and Art History’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s city campus.

A First Friday Reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. with the awards of merit being announced at 7 p.m.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public

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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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