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Nebraska Young Artist Award

15 Nov 2013    

UNL seek applications for Nebraska Young Artists Awards

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applications for the 17th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards.

The 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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Visiting artist Jamie Burmeister will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

15 Nov 2013    

Visiting Artist Nov. 21: Jamie Burmeister

Visiting artist Jamie Burmeister will present a free public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15.

Burmeister’s “vermin.me” project has resulted in more than 520 installations of small ceramic figures, called vermin, in 22 states and 20 countries. 

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Cast of MIDDLETOWN

14 Nov 2013    

UNL’s University Theatre Continues 2013-2014 Season With Will Eno’s MIDDLETOWN

UNL University Theatre, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, continues its 2013-2014 season with MIDDLETOWN by Will Eno. Graduate student Joshua Waterstone directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.  Performances are November 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 and 24 at 2:00 p.m. in Howell Theatre, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets.

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UNL dance students participated in a master class with cast members from the Broadway musical "Memphis." Photo by Carrie Christensen-Lied Center of Performing Arts

13 Nov 2013    

'Memphis' cast members hold master class with dance students

Lessons learned performing in a Broadway musical were the featured attraction in a UNL dance classroom on Nov. 13.

Two cast members from the Tony award-winning musical "Memphis" led a master class with UNL students in Intermediate-Advanced Modern Dance. During the two hour long session, "Memphis" cast members Jonathan Ragsdale and Jonas Shumpert taught the students two dance combinations pulled straight from the rigorous choreography used in the musical.

"Memphis" played in two performances at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Nov. 12-13.

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Adrian Armstrong and his piece "Mickey", one of his three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center's exhibition.

12 Nov 2013    

UNL Art and Art History Senior has work accepted into national exhibition

Adrian Armstrong, a senior studio art major from Omaha, Neb., had three pieces accepted into the Soo Visual Arts Center’s juried exhibition “Untitled 10.”

The exhibition opens Dec. 6, 2013, and continues through Jan. 11, 2014, at the gallery, located in Minneapolis, Minn. Jurors Heid E. Erdrich and Jennifer Phelps selected 25 artists out of more than 200 applicants for the exhibition this year.

“I was ecstatic,” Armstrong said. “I wasn’t expecting to get in, so when they told me I was in, I was just jumping for joy. It was crazy.”

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Chiara String Quartet - Photo by Liz Linder

10 Nov 2013    

Chiara String Quartet returns to the Kimball stage tonight

On Thursday, November 14 at 7:30pm the Chiara String Quartet will be performing the second concert of their Hixson-Lied Concert Series at Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets). The program will finish their cycle of Bela Bartók’s String Quartets with Nos. 2, 4, and 6. The first concert of the series on October 14 featured Quartets No. 1, 3, and 5. In Spring 2014, the series will continue on Tuesday, February 4, and Thursday, March 20.

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Moran Woodwind Quintet

10 Nov 2013    

Moran Woodwind Quintet recital is Nov. 17

The Moran Woodwind Quintet performs three works for quintet at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in Kimball Hall. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students and senior citizens.

The Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty woodwind quintet of UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music. Members include Jeffrey McCray, bassoon; Diane Barger, clarinet; John Bailey, flute; Alan Mattingly, horn; and William McMullen, oboe. The group was formed in 1986 and is named for the late John Moran, director of the UNL School of Music.

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Photo "Diablo Dam, Sagit River, Washington" (1982, color print), by John Pfahl

08 Nov 2013    

Fritz, Gawel to discuss photos of John Pfahl

Art and photography historian Dana Fritz will join photography scholar Larry Gawel to give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Sheldon Museum of Art on the photographs of John Pfahl.

Pfahl, whose works are featured in the museum's "Points of View" exhibition, was a pioneer in the transformation of American landscape photography in the 1970s, and his body of work has influenced generations of artists.

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Victoria Hoyt, “Entering the elephant,” 72” x 58”, acrylic, gouache, watercolor and ink on paper, 2013, and  Emma Nishimura, “Vestige:  Navigating the Layers,” detail,  paper garments, installation view, 2011.

08 Nov 2013    

Two Exhibitions open Nov. 8 at UNL's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Two exhibitions open Nov. 8 and continue through Nov. 22 at the Department of Art and Art History’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The exhibitions will have an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 8 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery.
 
Both exhibitions were organized by Assistant Professor of Practice Marissa Vigneault’s students from her The Body in Modern and Contemporary Art class.
 

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