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Francisco Souto

calendar icon20 Oct 2017    

Souto named Director of School of Art, Art History & Design

Lincoln, Neb.—Professor of Art Francisco Souto has been named the Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design. He begins his new appointment on Jan. 1, 2018.

“I am pleased that Francisco Souto has accepted our invitation to lead the School of Art, Art History & Design,” said Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Endowed Dean Chuck O’Connor. “This is an exciting time in the School’s history, and I know Francisco will provide bold, steady leadership.”

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents "The Serpent" Nov. 3-19. Photo by John Ficenec.

calendar icon20 Oct 2017    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents 'The Serpent'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the second production of the 2017-2018 Nebraska Repertory Theatre season. The state’s only regional professional theatre opens The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie directed by Wesley Broulik with movement direction by guest artist Morgan Barbour beginning November 3.

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David Emitt Adams, Signal Hill #3, Los Angeles, California.

calendar icon19 Oct 2017    

Photographer Adams to present Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture Oct. 26

Lincoln, Neb--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.

The next lecture in the series will be presented by Photographer David Emitt Adams on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in Woods Art Building Rm. 11. Adams’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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Theatrix presents "Nebraska: Nice" Oct. 26-29 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon19 Oct 2017    

Theatrix opens season with 'Nebraska: Nice'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will open its 2017-2018 season with Nebraska: Nice, written and directed by Carson School students Hunter Mruz and Lindsey Parodi.
 
Performances are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 29. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R Streets. Nebraska: Nice contains mature language and themes that may not be suitable for all audiences.
 

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Esti Sheinberg

calendar icon19 Oct 2017    

Sheinberg book receives U.K. honors

Lincoln, Neb.--"Rethinking J.S. Bach's 'The Art of Fugue,'" a book edited by Associate Professor of Practice Esti Sheinberg, was chosen in the United Kingdom as one of the five core titles for 2016 in music.

Each quarter GOBI Library Solutions releases a segment of U.K. Core Titles, involving U.K. subject-specialist bibliographers selecting these titles from the new academic titles published in the United Kingdom.

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calendar icon18 Oct 2017    

Final rounds of Concerto Competitions coming at end of October

LINCOLN, Neb.— The final rounds of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Concerto Competitions will take place on Sunday, October 29 and Monday, October 30 in Westbrook Recital Hall beginning at 6 p.m. each night.

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Dana Fritz, “Green Ductwork, Eden Project,” from Terraria Gigantica: The World Under Glass.

calendar icon18 Oct 2017    

Fritz releases book with photographs that explore world’s largest enclosed landscapes

Lincoln, Neb.--Professor of Art Dana Fritz’s photographs explore the world’s largest enclosed landscapes. A new book on the series, “Terraria Gigantica:  The World under Glass,” (University of New Mexico Press) has recently been published.

Fritz will present a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. followed by a book signing on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Sheldon Museum of Art.

Fritz began thinking about the project after visiting several Victorian glasshouse conservatories, such as the Kew Gardens in England.    

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Josh Ellis

calendar icon13 Oct 2017    

Carson Center to co-host Google Cloud conversation

Lincoln, Neb.—Megan Elliott, Director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and Brendan Harkin, founder and director of X-Media Lab, are hosting a Nebraska Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data-Driven Innovation Meetup featuring Josh Ellis, customer engineer for Google Cloud Platform.

The meetup is Monday, Nov. 6 from 5-7 p.m. at Fuse Coworking Space, 151 N 8th St., 5th floor, in Lincoln. The event is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon12 Oct 2017    

Grad Jazz Combo, Vocal Jazz Ensemble combine for recital

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Graduate Jazz Combo I and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will combine for a night of performance on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall. The Graduate Jazz Combo I will perform three pieces by graduate student Andrew Janak, including For GK as well as a piece by Christian Chesanek. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform Bli Bip, You are There and By Fire.

About the Vocal Jazz Ensemble

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The Nebraska Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the Glenn Korff School of Music are sponsoring Lisztomania to celebrate pianist and composer Franz Liszt’s 206th Birthday. Lisztomania! A Birthday Celebration Franz Liszt as Poet, Pianist and Priest is Sunday, Oct. 22.

calendar icon11 Oct 2017    

Barnes to celebrate Franz Liszt’s birthday with Lisztomania

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the Glenn Korff School of Music are sponsoring Lisztomania to celebrate pianist and composer Franz Liszt’s 206th Birthday.

Lisztomania! A Birthday Celebration Franz Liszt as Poet, Pianist and Priest is Sunday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the day of the concert for the link.

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