calendar icon31 Mar 2021    

Husker Bassoons present a concert of ‘Trios and Tangos’

Husker bassoon students in the studio of Dr. Nathan Koch will present a delightful concert of bassoon trios and quartets that demonstrate the wide range of expressive possibilities of the instrument on April 14 at 7:30 p.m. live from Westbrook Recital Hall. There are no in-person audiences for University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music events this semester, but the event will be live streamed.

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calendar icon29 Mar 2021    

UNL Grad Jazz Combo takes the stage on April 9

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Graduate Jazz Combo will perform at 7:30 p.m., April 9 live from Kimball Recital Hall. Due to COVID restrictions, no in-person audience but the performance will be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the night of the performance for the link.

 The Graduate Jazz Combo includes: Metro Lyle, Trumpet; Bryan Canonigo, Saxophone; Tetsuya Nishiyama, Guitar; Andrew Mell, Bass and Andrew Wray, Drums.

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Charlie Fink

calendar icon26 Mar 2021    

XR consultant Fink to speak at IGNITE April 2

Lincoln, Neb.--XR consultant, author and columnist Charlie Fink will speak at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ IGNITE colloquium on Friday, April 2.

IGNITE begins at 12:30 p.m. CT via Zoom. It is a colloquium for all Carson Center students, which involves guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. The event is free and open to the public and accessible at https://go.unl.edu/ignitespring

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Terry Ratzlaff, “Dwayne Sam and The Romanticization of The Last Coal Train through Crawford,” archival inkjet print, 40” x 49” x 2” (framed), 2020.

calendar icon26 Mar 2021    

MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Lincoln, Neb.--The MFA Thesis Exhibitions continue in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall through April 16. Six graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design are presenting their work in the final three rounds.

The simultaneous solo shows are on display in three remaining rounds, with a new pairing of artists each week between March 29-April 16.

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Joel Damon created Project Project as an independent DIY contemporary arts space in South Omaha. It is one big experiment in sharing—the giving of time, energy, space, money, etc., to artists so they can freely make or do. Joel Damon

calendar icon26 Mar 2021    

Nebraska curator, artist, designer Damon is next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecturer

Lincoln, Neb.—Joel Damon, a curator, artist and designer from Nebraska, will present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture on Wednesday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. His lecture is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Access the lecture at https://unl.zoom.us/j/93925142986

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Photo from a previous Undergraduate Jazz Combo performance, pre-covid.

calendar icon25 Mar 2021    

Undergraduate Jazz Combos performance to feature three groups

On April 8 at 7:30 p.m. live from Westbrook Recital Hall, you will be hearing from all the undergraduate jazz combos at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music.

These three groups are coached by current DMA students Andrew Mell, Tetsuya Nishiyama, and Bryan Canonigo. You will be hearing these groups play mostly classic jazz standards and American songbook tunes, with a few originals and arrangements written by the undergraduate band members.

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Sapphire Skye Toth

calendar icon23 Mar 2021    

Toth awarded Nebraska Alumni Association leadership award, scholarship

Lincoln, Neb.--Sapphire Skye Toth, a senior music composition major from Omaha, Nebraska, is one of five University of Nebraska–Lincoln students to receive a scholarship from the Nebraska Alumni Association for demonstrating outstanding leadership on campus and showing a promising future.

Toth will be presented the Howard and Judy Vann Student Leadership Award/Scholarship at the Cornhusker Experience Gala, hosted by the Student Alumni Association, on April 15 at the Nebraska Champions Club. 

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The Nebraska Rep presents virtual streaming performances of the St. Louis Black Rep's production of "Home" April 7-11.

calendar icon23 Mar 2021    

Nebraska Rep presents livestream of 'Home'

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, presents Samm-Art Williams’ critically acclaimed play “Home.” “Home” is produced by the Black Rep and directed by its founder and producing director Ron Himes.

Performances are virtual and will stream April 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on April 11 at 2 p.m.  Tickets are free but must be reserved at http://nebraskarep.org.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has selected 18 undergraduate students to be Hixson-Lied College Student Ambassadors for 2021-2022.

calendar icon19 Mar 2021    

2021-2022 Student Ambassadors announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has selected 18 undergraduate students to be Hixson-Lied College Student Ambassadors for 2021-2022.

The Student Ambassador program, under the direction of Director of Recruitment Alfonzo Cooper, Jr., consists of outstanding undergraduate students who promote pride and develop awareness of the Hixson-Lied College and its academic programs.

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Carson Center students launch confetti from the stairs of the new facility during the Nov. 17 grand opening celebration. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon19 Mar 2021    

Carson Center dedication events win CASE award

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts multi-day dedication events in November 2019 received a CASE District VI Gold Award.

CASE is the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Each year their awards recognize the best practices in advancement. 

The Carson Center Dedication won in the Special Events-Multi-Day category. The event was organized by the University of Nebraska Foundation, Chancellor’s Office, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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