Norm Hollyn presents "The Carson Foundation's Challenge" at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts' Carson Conversations Forum in May 2017. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon19 Mar 2019    

In Memoriam: Norm Hollyn

Lincoln, Neb.--Norman Hollyn, professor of cinematic arts and the inaugural holder of the Michael Kahn Endowed Chair at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, has died. He was 66.

Hollyn was lecturing students from Tokyo University of the Arts in Yokohama, Japan, when he died, according to a social media post by Elizabeth Daley, dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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calendar icon19 Mar 2019    

Guitar ensemble performance to showcase variety of styles

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Guitar Ensemble presents a program of music that showcases a variety of styles performed in different settings that include solo, duo, quartet, and quintet on Tuesday, April 2 at 8:45 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall. 

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre closes its 50th anniversary year season with "Hair."

calendar icon18 Mar 2019    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre closes its season with "Hair"

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, closes its 50th Anniversary year season with HAIR, book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado, with music by Galt MacDermot. HAIR was produced for the Broadway stage by Michael Butler and was originally produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival Theatre. Nebraska Rep’s production is directed by Andy Park with music direction by Vince Learned.

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calendar icon18 Mar 2019    

Brass Ensembles prepare for night in Kimball

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1 in Kimball Recital Hall. This concert will span a great deal of music history, featuring something old by Heinrich Isaac and W. A. Mozart, something new with two premiere works by current UNL students Sam Babe and Alaina Blaker, and several pieces in between. This concert promises to have something for everyone.

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calendar icon18 Mar 2019    

Newcomers join U. of Nebraska Brass Quintet for performance

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Brass Quintet will perform a variety of classic brass and stage music on their upcoming concert, which will take place Monday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Lindsey Day, “Flower Flags,” oil on panel, 30” x 60” x 1.5”, 2019. Iren Tete, “On the Nature of Things,” stoneware, porcelain, engobe, white maple, 49” x 14” x 14”, 2018.

calendar icon15 Mar 2019    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions open April 1

Lincoln, Neb.--Six graduating Master of Fine Arts students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will present their MFA Thesis Exhibitions in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall in April. The simultaneous solo shows will be on display in three rounds with a new pairing each week, April 1-19.

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Seventy-three students from more than 40 high schools have been selected to receive the Nebraska Young Artist Awards and will be invited to a day of activities on April 3.

calendar icon12 Mar 2019    

2019 Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 22nd annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

Seventy-three students from more than 40 high schools across the state have been selected to participate in the special day of activities on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Lazzi placed 2nd at the College Improv Tournament Heartland Regionals on Feb. 9 in Kansas City. Faculty advisor Julie Uribe is pictured in the back row, third from the right. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon12 Mar 2019    

Lazzi finishes 2nd at College Improv Tournament Heartland Regionals

Lincoln, Neb.--Lazzi, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized student organization that specializes in short-form improvisation, placed 2nd at the College Improv Tournament (CIT) Heartland Regionals on Feb. 9 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The CIT describes itself as “a celebration of collegiate improv disguised as a competition” on its website. It includes 12 regionals and culminates with a Nationals competition in Chicago.

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Seung-Kyung Baek

calendar icon12 Mar 2019    By Brian G Reetz

YouTube helped bring Seung-Kyung Baek to the GKSOM

YouTube’s reach and wealth of information is truly mind-blowing. You can watch videos about anything including how to make your favorite food, view gamers actually playing your favorite video game and of course, listen to music.

YouTube is also what helped bring Seung-Kyung Baek to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. What, you might say? How is that possible?

Here’s how:

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calendar icon12 Mar 2019    

Theatrix concludes its season with 'This is War'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, concludes its 2018-2019 season with This is War, written by Hannah Moscovitch and directed by University of Nebraska student Christa Retka.

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