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Karen Becker and Mark Clinton

30 Oct 2015    

Becker, Clinton present works by two American Composers

LINCOLN, Neb.— Cellist Karen Becker and pianist Mark Clinton will present works by two American composers on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Becker will perform John Corigliano’s Fancy On A Bach Air for cello solo, followed by Becker and Clinton playing the Sonata for Cello and Piano by Robert Muczynski. The program will conclude with the Sonata in F Major, Op. 99 of Johannes Brahms.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble

30 Oct 2015    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble takes Westbrook stage November 9

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present a program of contemporary jazz on Monday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s Westbrook Recital Hall. Included in the program will be new original works by group members Tom Larson and Darryl White, as well compositions by saxophonists Wayne Shorter, Jerry Bergonzi and Andrew Janak.

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Photo by Doug Smith. Back: L-R Shade Ingraham and Hunter Mruz Front: L-R Becca Hess, Nick Prior, Abbie Austin, Desiree Bartels

30 Oct 2015    

Carson School presents 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film continues its 2015-2016 theatre season with "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." Performances are Nov. 12-14 and 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. in the Howell Theatre.

Tickets are $18 regular, $16 faculty/staff/seniors and $12 for students and are available in advance from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231 or one hour prior to curtain in the Temple Lobby. Tickets may also be purchased online at http://go.unl.edu/theatretix.

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Garth Johnson

30 Oct 2015    

Johnson returns to UNL for Alumni Masters Week

Lincoln, Neb.--Garth Johnson returns to campus in November as part of the Alumni Masters Week, Nov. 4-6, sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

Johnson will present a free public lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 11.

Johnson is curator of ceramics at the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe. He previously served as the Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, and spent seven years as a professor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California.

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Ryan LaBar with “Made in China,” wheel thrown porcelain, 52” x 47” x 30”.

30 Oct 2015    

UNL Ceramics alum LaBar wins 1st place grant from Groot Foundation

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL Ceramics alum Ryan LaBar (MFA 2010) has received a 1st place grant from the Virginia A. Groot Foundation for his work.

“Ryan was a talented and energetic student who approached his work with a great deal of passion,” said Department of Art and Art History Chair Pete Pinnell. “He has developed his career with the same sense of passion. I’m delighted, but not surprised, to see him receiving this kind of recognition so early in his career.”

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Carson School alumnus David Tousley is an assistant set designer on the new stage production of "Frozen" at Disney's California Adventure theme park. The production opens next summer.

30 Oct 2015    

Carson School alumnus Tousley is an assistant set designer for new Disney 'Frozen' production

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumnus David Tousley (M.F.A. 2015), is an assistant set designer on the new stage production of “Frozen,” which opens next summer at the Hyperion Theatre at Disney’s California Adventure theme park.

He began working on the project last spring after making an earlier connection with designer Robert Brill.

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Open Studios event in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building is Nov. 13.

29 Oct 2015    

Graduate students in studio art to host Open Studios Nov. 13

Lincoln, Neb.--Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host an Open Studios event on Friday, Nov. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
 

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Paul Barnes Paul Barnes' CD titled "New Generations" is released Nov. 20.

29 Oct 2015    

Barnes releases new CD titled "New Generations"

Lincoln, Neb.--University of Nebraska–Lincoln Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes’ new CD titled “New Generations” will be released by Orange Mountain Music on Nov. 20. The CD is available on iTunes and Amazon and other retail outlets.

“This is the culminating event of a two-year project,” Barnes said. “I’m thrilled with how well the recording came out and look forward to many CD release recitals in the future.”

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Nebraska Masquers presents Temple of Terror Oct. 29-31.

27 Oct 2015    

Nebraska Masquers presents Temple of Terror haunted house

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Masquers, an RSO of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will produce its annual Temple of Terror haunted house. Temple of Terror: Nightmare on R Street will be open from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31.

Tickets are $5 per person, or $3 per person if you are with a group of five or more people. Temple of Terror: Nightmare on R Street will lead visitors on a tour of the rooms and theaters located on the third floor of the Temple Building on UNL's city campus. The Temple Building is located at 12th and R St.

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27 Oct 2015    

UNL Graduate Jazz Combos performing in Westbrook on November 8

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate jazz combos will be performing primarily original compositions written by our Glenn Korff School of Music student performers on Sunday, November 8 at 3 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall.

 

Other selections will feature the music of artist such as Jodi Proznick, Kenny Barron and Freddie Hubbard. “Westbrook: After Dark”, written by Andrew Janak, is sure to be a favorite.

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