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The Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross on Oct. 7 to perform their original score for "VARIETÉ."

calendar icon30 Sep 2016    

Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross Oct. 7

Lincoln, Neb.--The world renown Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross on Friday, Oct. 7 to perform their original score with VARIETÉ.  Further details are available at www.TheRoss.org, by consulting your newspaper or by calling the MRRMAC film information line at (402) 472.5353.  This program is being presented with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
 
SYNOPSIS:  VARIETÉ
Germany / 1925/ 95 minutes / DCP & Blu-ray
A film by E.A. Dupont

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Photograph by Ron Jude from the exhibition “Lago.”

calendar icon30 Sep 2016    

Photographer Ron Jude presents ‘Those Are Not Mountains You See’ Oct. 11

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Ron Jude will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series, titled “Those Are Not Mountains You See,” on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Sheldon Museum of Art’s auditorium on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Jude’s visit is sponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series.

 

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Kristin Hensley. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon29 Sep 2016    

From UNL Theatre to mom to web star, Hensley returns for popular #IMomSoHard live shows

Lincoln, Neb.--Their online videos feature casual conversations about school picture day, good lies to tell your kids and friends, the challenges of finding summer activities for your kids, wearing Spanx, removing body hair from various locations on your body, and the lack of sleep that mothers endure.

 

Kristin Hensley (B.A. Theatre 1998) and Jen Smedley are two Los Angeles-based mothers originally from Nebraska, who created the highly successful web series #IMomSoHard.

 

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UNL Jazz Orchestra at Kimball Hall

calendar icon29 Sep 2016    

UNL Jazz Orchestra and Big Band take to the Kimball stage Oct. 12

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Jazz Orchestra and Big Band will kick off the 2016-2017 concert season with an evening of great big band jazz music highlighting events from this upcoming year on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Selections will include works by Clare Fischer, Thad Jones, Victor Lewis, Anthony Newley and more.

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UNL Symphonic Band on Kimball Stage

calendar icon29 Sep 2016    

Symphonic Band to explore Percy Aldridge Grainger’s works

LINCOLN, Neb.— Innovative Australian-born pianist, composer and arranger Percy Aldridge Grainger was an early champion of the Wind Band and left an indelible mark on its literature and history. For our first program of the season, the Symphonic Band, under the direction of Tony Falcone, will explore his rich and varied output for the medium at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11 in Kimball Recital Hall.

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UNL Symphony Orchestra performing at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon28 Sep 2016    

UNL Symphony Orchestra opens its concert season

LINCOLN, Neb.— On Sunday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Symphony Orchestra opens its 2016-17 concert season with a program of music by Haydn, Kodály, and Enescu. The concert, under the direction of Director of Orchestras Tyler Goodrich White, opens with one of the most famous and beloved of Joseph Haydn’s “London” symphonies, the Symphony No. 101 in D major (“The Clock”).

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UNL Wind Ensemble in Performance at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon28 Sep 2016    

Wind Ensemble performance inspired by sights and sounds of Paris

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble will open their concert season with a program inspired by the sights and sounds of Paris throughout the ages on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Patrick Kingshill (right) with Takeshi Yasuda in Jingdezhen, China. Photo courtesy of Patrick Kingshill.

calendar icon28 Sep 2016    

Ceramics graduate student assists porcelain artist Yasuda in China

Lincoln, Neb.--“There are lots of times when in ceramics you find somebody’s work that you admire, somebody you’re curious about. But the experience of being able to go and be with them is something, I think, is so rare. I cherish every moment I was able to spend time with Takeshi in that close proximity,” said Patrick Kingshill.

 

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The Chiara String Quartet have released a two-CD set titled “Bartók by Heart” on Azica Records.

calendar icon28 Sep 2016    

Chiara String Quartet release CD; perform in Lincoln Oct. 6

Lincoln, Neb.--The Chiara String Quartet released a new 2-CD set in August titled “Bartók by Heart” on Azica Records. It features Bartók’s six string quartets, played entirely from memory.

 

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Jamie Reimer

calendar icon26 Sep 2016    

DUO explores friendship and life’s journey

LINCOLN, Neb.— DUO is an exciting musical adventure with two artists who perform literature that taps into the human spirit and mirrors everyday life. From the sensual journey of love and life through Debussy’s Ariettes Oubliées to the poetic sadness and joy evoked in Enrique Granados’ Canciones Amatorias, UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music soprano Jamie Reimer and guest artist/pianist Stacie Haneline explore their friendship and life’s journey with you for a night of true musical connection. The performance takes place Thursday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.

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