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70 students from across Nebraska have been selected as Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients for 2016.

calendar icon01 Apr 2016    

2016 Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 19th 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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Moran Woodwind Quintet

calendar icon30 Mar 2016    

Moran Woodwind Quintet performance on April 12, live webcast

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Moran Woodwind Quintet, faculty quintet at UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music, will give a program of standards and colorful lesser-known works on Tuesday, April 12 in UNL’s Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

 

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Women campaign for the right to vote in Seattle in 1909. Ian Morris

calendar icon30 Mar 2016    

Stanford's Morris to present two free lectures in Lincoln, Omaha

Lincoln, Neb.—Stanford University’s Dr. Ian Morris will present two free public lectures on intellectual history and archaeology in Omaha and Lincoln.
 
His first lecture is Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at Joslyn Museum of Art in Omaha and is titled “What did the Greeks and Romans ever do for us? Putting classical civilization in perspective.”
 

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calendar icon30 Mar 2016    

Multiple Student Ensembles to perform in Westbrook in coming weeks

LINCOLN, Neb.— Multiple Student Ensembles from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music will be performing in the Westbrook Recital Hall in the coming weeks.

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Takashi Akai’s daguerreotype titled “The Sun at the Apparent Altitude of 570 meters in West-Northwest Hiroshima” from “Exposed in a Hundred Suns.”

calendar icon28 Mar 2016    

Photographer Takashi Arai presents Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture April 5

Lincoln, Neb.--Photographer Takashi Arai will present the next lecture of the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artists & Scholars Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Arai first encountered photography while he was a university student studying biology. In an effort to trace photography to its origins, he encountered daguerreotype, and after much trial and error, he mastered the complex technique.

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UNL, Nebraska Wesleyan, Union College and Southeast Community College students are now admitted to all screenings and events sponsored at The Ross any time for $5.

calendar icon24 Mar 2016    

UNL student discount offered at The Ross

Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, 2015, UNL students are admitted to all screenings and events sponsored by The Ross at any time of the day or night at the price of $5 (with student ID).  Effective immediately, students from Nebraska Wesleyan, Union College, and Southeast Community College will be admitted at the same $5 price (with student ID).
 

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L-R: Lynn Twarowski, Janae Dunn, Lindsey Parodi, Julia Utter. Photo by Bridget Vacha.

calendar icon24 Mar 2016    

University Theatre season closes with 'She Kills Monsters'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film closes its 2015-2016 season with SHE KILLS MONSTERS by Qui Nguyen, an action-packed and comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games.

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Qwist Joseph, “Qwist,” stoneware, cast bronze, hair, string, wood, 8” x 12” x 12”, 2016. Joyce Bingeman, “Preface,” panel painting, 8” x 10”, 2016.

calendar icon24 Mar 2016    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions open April 4 in Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.—Nine graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in three exhibitions on display between April 4-22 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
 
The first MFA Thesis Exhibition runs April 4-8 and features the work of Joyce Bingeman, Patricia Davis and Meryl Engler. A reception will be held April 8 from 5-7 p.m.
 

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calendar icon21 Mar 2016    

UNL Opera taking Marriage of Figaro across Nebraska in May

Get up-close with UNL Opera’s MARRIAGE OF FIGARO—Opera as you’ve never experienced it. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Opera, in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Glenn Korff School of Music, will perform the opera at:
* Friend Opera House, Sunday, May 15, 2:00 p.m., Friend, Nebraska
* The Golden Husk, Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 p.m., Ord, Nebraska
* Northeast Community College, Thursday, May 19, 7:00 p.m., Norfolk, Nebraska
* Red Cloud Opera House, Friday, May 20, 7:00 p.m., Red Cloud, Nebraska

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Gregory Beaver

calendar icon18 Mar 2016    

Beaver to perform ‘Bach: The Complete Suites for Unaccompanied Cello’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Johann Sebastian Bach’s 6 Cello Suites are the pinnacle of music for solo cello. The Gregory Beaver performance on Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall features all 6 Suites in a single evening, a marathon feat rarely attempted and never before in Nebraska.

Gregory Beaver is the cellist of the internationally recognized Chiara String Quartet in residence at UNL and a research associate professor in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

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