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A student rehearses for the performance. - Photo by Fred Schneider

calendar icon11 Apr 2013    

Annual Evenings of Dance performs this weekend

The annual Evenings of Dance will be performed on April 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m., and again on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theatre.

General admission tickets are $12, faculty/staff $10, student/senior $7 and will be available approximately one hour before the performance at the door.

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calendar icon11 Apr 2013    

College holds annual Honors Day dinner

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 20 at 5 p.m. in the Lied Commons. The event is by invitation only.

The awards to be presented include seven recipients selected by our Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board: the three Alumni Achievement Awards, the Award of Merit, the Faculty Service Award, and two Student Leadership awards.

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More than 47 works were accepted for the fourth Heart & Hands National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students, now on display at UNL's Love Library through May 31.

calendar icon11 Apr 2013    

Heart & Hands national juried book art exhibition

Heart & Hands 2013: A Fourth National Juried Book Art Exhibition for Students” is on display now through May 31 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Love Library on the city campus.

The exhibition will also be on display Oct. 11-Nov. 14, 2013, at UNO’s Criss Library.

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Tim WIlkins

calendar icon09 Apr 2013    

Wilkins wins Fulbright to teach English in Bulgaria

Tim Wilkins, a senior music major at UNL, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. The music composition major will be traveling to Bulgaria for an English teaching assistantship after he graduates this spring.

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(L-R) Richard Drews, tenor; Talea Schroeder Bloch, soprano; Adrienne Dickson, mezzo-soprano; and Charles Robert Austin, bass

calendar icon09 Apr 2013    

School of Music presents Verdi's Requiem

Around 350 members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Symphony Orchestra and combined choruses will perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lied Center for Performing Arts in honor of the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students/seniors and are available from the Lied Center Box Office at (402) 472-4747 or (800) 432-3231.

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Michael Strand

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

UNL Ceramics Alum to present lecture April 19

Lincoln, Neb. - Michael Strand, the recipient of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Alumni Achievement Award in Art this year who received his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will present a free public lecture on Friday, April 19 at 2:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 14.

Strand will receive his Alumni Achievement Award in Art on Saturday, April 20, as part of the College’s Honors Day celebrations.

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Skyros String Quartet - Photo by Andreas Xenopoulos

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

School of Music musicians to perform in China

The University of Nebraska has announced that five student musicians from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have been invited to perform next month in Xi'an, China, as a part of an official program of activities at the American Exchange Center on the Xi’an Jiaotong University campus. They also will perform at Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC), UNL's partner university in Hangzhou.

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An untitled work (left) and James Siena

calendar icon08 Apr 2013    

Visiting artist James Siena to present free lecture

New York-based artist James Siena will present a free public lecture on Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Museum of Art's Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium, 12th and R streets, on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln city campus. His visit is sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History and made possible through a grant from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

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A scene from "The Dinner Party."

calendar icon04 Apr 2013    

IAS hosts director's lecture and staged plays

The Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts celebrates its fourth annual season this spring with an exploration of “The Ancient World Seen Through Modern Eyes” looking at how the performing arts have returned consistently to classical antiquity and ancient mythologies to make sense of the contemporary.

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Hannah Husman rehearses in the Mable Lee Hall dance classroom.

calendar icon02 Apr 2013    

Husman splits time between dance and advertising

Hannah Husman, a senior from Omaha, decided she wanted to be a dance major while watching the Alvin Ailey Dance Company in the Spring of 2011.

Husman began her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a print journalism major. This May she will be graduating with double majors in dance and advertising.

“I just couldn’t ever choose one over the other,” Husman said. “I figured I’m pretty used to having a busy schedule.”

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