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"The Rep's Rising Stars" celebrates Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film student work.

calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents one-night only 'The Rep's Rising Stars'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the state’s only regional professional theatre, associated with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, continues its first year-round season March 30 with a one-night only celebration of Johnny Carson School student work with "The Rep's Rising Stars."

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calendar icon22 Mar 2018    

Follow the Baton: The Story of the Wagner Siegfried Idyll Baton

Many music-lovers know the famous story of Richard Wagner's birthday present to his beloved wife, Cosima – the performance of a new composition in the stairwell outside her bedroom on Christmas morning, 1870. Those scholars who have read Cosima's diary might also know that the baton Wagner used to conduct the ensemble was engraved by a local artisan to memorialize the event: the date of the performance inscribed along one face and the title of the work, Tribschener Idyll, along the opposite side.

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Faculty Jazz Ensemble performing at Westbrook Recital Hall

calendar icon20 Mar 2018    

UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble to world premiere two pieces in April

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble will present its spring concert in Westbrook Recital Hall on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Large Brass Ensembles perform at Kimball Recital Hall

calendar icon19 Mar 2018    

One night coming for three Large Brass Ensemble performances

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Large Brass Ensembles within the Glenn Korff School of Music will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2 in Kimball Recital Hall.

From the traditional “O Danny Boy” and “Down in the River” to more contemporary works like “Canterbury Flourish” and “The University of Nebraska March,” this recital promises to have something for everyone.

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The 66 students chosen for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards will have the opportunity to visit with students and faculty on the day of activities on April 4. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon12 Mar 2018    

66 students chosen for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced winners of the 21st annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska for talents in 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.

Sixty-six students from more than 35 high schools across the state have been selected to participate in the special day of activities April 4 at the university.

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calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

April 6 college faculty meeting to include vote on proposed amendments to college bylaws

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will hold its spring faculty meeting on Friday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m., at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Included on the agenda is a vote on the proposed amendments to the college bylaws. This serves as notice of this public meeting to amend the college bylaws.

The following documents are available to review regarding the proposed changes:

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Patricia Johnston will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar Lecture on Wednesday, March 28 in Richards Hall. Portrait of Capt. Benjamin Carpenter, 1785, Peabody Essex Museum. Patricia Johnston

calendar icon09 Mar 2018    

Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar series features College of the Holy Cross art historian Johnston

Lincoln, Neb.--Art historian Patricia Johnston will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, March 28. 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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Enrique Martinez, Grand Island High School, "Mi Amor," acrylic on board, 2017.

calendar icon06 Mar 2018    

Statewide High School Invitational Reception is March 9

Lincoln, Neb.--The "Statewide High School Invitational" exhibition reception will be held on Friday, March 9 from 6-8 p.m. in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.  

The exhibition, which is part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts' Nebraska Young Artist Awards' visual arts component and is sponsored by the School of Art, Art History & Design, runs through March 13.  Schools were invited to nominate up to three students to participate in the juried exhibition.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents "Avenue Q" March 2-16 at the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater. Photo by John Ficenec. Matthew Carter plays Princeton in "Avenue Q." Photo by John Ficenec.

calendar icon02 Mar 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Laugh your way through finding a purpose with 'Avenue Q'

Lincoln, Neb.--It may seem familiar with its smart humor, a cast of human and monster puppets interacting with other humans, a vague and yet specific street location in New York City, and teaching important life lessons. But “Avenue Q” is not the same as the “Sesame Street” that you may remember. It's much funnier.

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Concordia String Trio

calendar icon02 Mar 2018    

Concordia String Trio presents ’Serenades and Such’

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Concordia String Trio will present “Serenades and Such” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln and it will include two premieres. The program will begin and end with serenades.

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