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Megan Elliott is a mentor at the Berlinale Talents summit in Berlin. Photo by Wyn Wiley/Nebraska Quarterly.

calendar icon19 Feb 2018    By Sean Hagewood, University Communications

Elliott excited for 'brilliant opportunity' to mentor, learn, network in Berlin

Lincoln, Neb.--Megan Elliott, founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is in Berlin serving as a mentor at Berlinale Talents. The event is an annual summit and networking event tied to the Berlin International Film Festival.

The summit includes 250 audio-visual creatives participating from Feb. 17-20. The film festival is Feb. 15-25.

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Chamber Singers

calendar icon15 Feb 2018    

’Inspiration & Innovation’ to be explored by UNL Chamber Singers

LINCOLN, Neb.— The UNL Chamber Singers will explore new virtuoso choral works that demonstrate and awesome versatility of the human voice at its March 1 "Inspiration & Innovation" performance at St. Mark’s on Campus at 7:30 p.m.

From ethereal Eastern Orthodox-inspired music for antiphonal choir to visceral, throbbing Hindu chant to a gospel-tinged arrangement of “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” this concert will take you on a unique musical journey unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

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The Flyover New Music Series' Sway poster

calendar icon15 Feb 2018    

’Sway’ Flyover performance is filled with motion in time

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Flyover New Music Series’ program, Sway, on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Westbrook Recital Hall is filled with motion in time. Ian Whillock’s titular piece draws its inspiration from the lilting rhythms of Afro-Cuban music; Drew Firkins’ piano trilogy uses vivid colors to paint shooting stars, monster-movie chases, and tears falling down cheeks.

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Theatrix presents "Neighborhood 3:  Requisition of Doom" Feb. 22-25.

calendar icon15 Feb 2018    

Theatrix continues its season with 'Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, continues its 2017-2018 season with Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, written by Jennifer Haley and directed by University of Nebraska student, Kaitlin Triplett.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Così fan tutte” poster

calendar icon09 Feb 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

UNL Opera presents Così fan tutte

The Glenn Korff School of Music presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Così fan tutte” Feb. 23 and 25.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25 in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 seniors/students and are available in advance from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or at the door.

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Danielle Young, Untitled from the series “Black: Genesis,” archival pigment print, 2017.

calendar icon09 Feb 2018    

Annual juried undergraduate exhibition opens Feb. 12

Lincoln, Neb.--The Annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, which features outstanding work from 50 undergraduate art students in the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs Feb. 12-16 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

A closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m. in the gallery. Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.

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Sarah McEneaney, “Studio Spring Summer 2017,” 2017. Acrylic and collage on wood, 48” x 36”.

calendar icon01 Feb 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist series features painter McEneaney

Lincoln, Neb.--Painter Sarah McEneaney will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design’s Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series brings notable artists, scholars and designers to Nebraska each semester to enhance the education of students.

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Danny Elfman

calendar icon31 Jan 2018    

The Ross, Lied Center present Q&A with composer Danny Elfman

Lincoln, Neb.--The Ross Media Arts Center and the Lied Center for Performing Arts present a special free screening of A NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS followed by a Q&A with composer Danny Elfman.

The film screening will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 with the Q&A immediately to follow.

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calendar icon30 Jan 2018    

Upcoming Saxophone Day Rescheduled

LINCOLN, Neb.— Due to the Nebraska football spring game date change, Saxophone Day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music, scheduled for April 21, 2018, has been rescheduled for a later date.  

For a full listing of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events, visit music.unl.edu.

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Ann Chang

calendar icon25 Jan 2018    

Chang steps down from teaching to focus on Lied Center artistic director duties

Lincoln, Neb.—Following the spring 2018 semester, Associate Professor of Practice Ann Chang will step down from her teaching duties in the Glenn Korff School of Music, but is continuing her role as Artistic Director for the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Chang said she will miss the talented students she has taught.

“I will miss the mentoring of great talent,” Chang said. “The great students give back to you 100 times. It’s been wonderful.”

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