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calendar icon24 Jul 2017    

Nebraska Rep, Lied Center announce production change for March 2018

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and the Lied Center for Performing Arts announce a change in production for their March, 2018 joint venture.
 
The new production is AVENUE Q by Jeff Whitley, music & lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx. Dates of production remain the same: March 2 - March 16, 2018, at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater.
 

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Students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film rehearse a final production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon20 Jul 2017    

Carson School students study abroad at Globe Theatre in England

Lincoln, Neb.--Sixteen students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and one student from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications studied internationally this summer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, thanks in part to support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

Assistant Professor of Practice Wesley Broulik, who accompanied the students to London, said the experience was life-changing for the students.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its new season. Andy Park, Artistic Director

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Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the relaunch of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. The state’s only regional professional theatre will offer a five-production season beginning September 30, 2017.

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calendar icon18 Jul 2017    By Steve Smith, University Communications

Fiske Guide tabs Nebraska as 'Best Buy' university

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been designated a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Nebraska is one of just 20 public colleges and universities to receive the designation, which is earned through academic quality and affordability. Eighteen private institutions were also named to this year's list.

The Fiske Guide, founded in 1982 by Edward Fiske, a former New York Times education editor, is a highly respected, comprehensive guide to more than 300 colleges and universities.

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(left) Krista Benesch accepts her award from the Vipiteno Minister of Culture and Festival Director Larisa Jackson. (right) Benesch performs “Les temps de lilas” during the Competition Winners Concert at the Orfeo Music Festival. Courtesy photos. Krista Benesch performs “Non so piu” from Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart during the final round performance of the Orfeo International Music Competition. Benesch won honorable mention in the competition. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon17 Jul 2017    

Benesch earns honorable mention at Orfeo Music Festival in Italy

Lincoln, Neb.--Krista Benesch, a sophomore B.M.E. student in the Glenn Korff School of Music from Kearney, Nebraska, won honorable mention in the 2017 Orfeo Music Festival international competition in Vipiteno/Sterzing, Italy.

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150 people are needed to participate in a video project titled "Kiss the Sky," as part of Nebraska's 150th Celebration.

calendar icon20 Jun 2017    

Derr seeks participants for video project for Nebraska's 150th Celebration

Lincoln, Neb.--Have you ever wanted to kiss the sky? On July 21, Artist, Professor, and Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design Robert Ladislas Derr invites you to kiss the sky as he records with video and photography at the Cube in the West Haymarket. An official event of the Cube Art Project and The Nebraska 150 Celebration, Derr will film and photograph the corresponding number of kisses.

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Rana Young, “Untitled,” from “The Rug’s Topography,” archival pigment print, 22.5” x 30”, 2016.

calendar icon13 Jun 2017    

School of Art, Art History & Design presents Nebraska Touring exhibition

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design presents “Nebraska Touring,” a traveling exhibition of undergraduate and graduate works of art, art history research and design to the Warren Opera House in Friend in June, the Prairie Arts Center in North Platte in July and Studio K in Grand Island in August.

The schedule is as follows:
    • Warren Opera House, Friend, Nebraska, June 5-29. Closing reception June 29 from 5-8 p.m.

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Jeff Nicholas, the Director of VR Creative+Production at Live Nation, presents at the Carson Conversations Forum on May 20.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Re-thinking higher education the focus of Carson Conversations Forum

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts hosted a Carson Conversations Forum:  Emerging Media Trends on Saturday, May 20 in the Temple Building.

Twelve emerging media experts each gave a presentation on a number of topics about emerging media and re-thinking higher education as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln begins building the curriculum for the Carson Center.

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Rebecca Fischer (fourth from left) and Anthony Hawley (fifth from left) with their workshop participants at the Hirare International Arts Festival.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Fischer, Hawley perform in Zimbabwe for arts festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Research Associate Professor of Violin Rebecca Fischer and her husband, Anthony Hawley, a Lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design, performed and participated in the Hirare International Arts Festival (HIFA) in Zimbabwe, Africa, in May.

Fischer and Hawley received a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment to fund their travel to HIFA.

“It made it possible for us to do it,” Fischer said.

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The feature film "Laurence" will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

calendar icon19 May 2017    

Feature film 'Laurence' to be released on iTunes May 21

Lincoln, Neb.--The feature film "Laurence,” the acclaimed supernatural mystery-thriller created by film faculty in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

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