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Isadora Duncan Dance Company

calendar icon28 Feb 2013    

IAS opens "Ancient World Through Modern Eyes"

The Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium’s fourth season explores “Ancient World Through Modern Eyes” this semester. IAS is a theme-based, public performance series with artists in residence, a seminar for UNL students, public lectures to complement the performances and a book series, published by the University of Nebraska Press.

Founded and directed by Professor Rhonda Garelick, IAS places the performing arts in a broader, more meaningful context, creates a diverse audience for performances and brings world-class performance and scholarship to UNL and Lincoln.

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Caridad Svich

calendar icon20 Feb 2013    

Caridad Svich lecture postponed

Due to the expected inclement weather, the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium's lecture featuring Caridad Svich has been postponed.

The lecture was original set for Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Jackie Gaughan Center.

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Ariel Bybee

calendar icon15 Feb 2013    

Friends of Opera funds Ariel Bybee Endowment

A recent contribution by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Friends of Opera group to the University of Nebraska Foundation has completed funding for the $200,000 Ariel Bybee Visiting Professorship Endowed Fund.

The Ariel Bybee Visiting Professorship Endowed Fund will sponsor visiting opera composers, opera directors and opera coaches to come to UNL from across the country and around the world as Ariel Bybee Visiting Professors.

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Young Artist Awards

calendar icon14 Feb 2013    

Young Artist Award winners announced

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 16th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards.

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of 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.

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"Candide (Adam Fieldson), Dr. Pangloss (Sam Hartley), Maximilian (Nolan Henkle) and Cunegonde (Kendall Reimer) — students gathered around the globe with their teacher.

calendar icon08 Feb 2013    

New libretto of "Candide" given regional premiere

The UNL School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film present the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of "Candide," Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 operetta. Performances are February 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and February 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and Q streets.

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Composer and lyricist team Chad Beguelin (left) and Matthew Sklar

calendar icon24 Jan 2013    

New Musical Theatre Festival to be held at Lied Center

The Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced a musical theatre festival to seek out new musical theatre works from across the United States with the potential to be developed and produced into full-scale productions. Directed by Tony® Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, this festival will bring some of the finest emerging musical theatre writers to the Lied Center next fall.

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Hattie Bestul

calendar icon18 Jan 2013    

Freshman clarinetist wins division MTNA competition

Hattie Bestul, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln freshman Bachelor of Music major from Middleton, Wis., is the Division Winner in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior Performance Competition (Woodwinds) in Lawrence, Ks.. She will travel to Anaheim, Calif., in March to compete as a National Finalist in the MTNA Senior Performance Competition (Woodwinds).

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Stanley Kleppinger

calendar icon14 Jan 2013    

Kleppinger elected to Society for Music Theory office

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of Music Theory Stanley Kleppinger was recently elected to a four-year term as secretary of the Society for Music Theory after being nominated by its Executive Board.

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(L-R) Billy Jones, Jessie Tidball, David Michael Fox, Lucy Myrtue and Jenny Holm star in Theatrix's Melancholy Play, which will be performed at the Region V KCACTF in January.

calendar icon14 Jan 2013    

UNL to host regional Kennedy Center theatre festival

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will be hosting more than 1,500 students and faculty from more than 70 colleges and universities from around the region at the Region V Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Jan. 20-26, 2013, in Lincoln. It’s their first time hosting the festival in about 10 years.

Region V covers North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota and Iowa. UNL will be hosting the Region V festival in both 2013 and 2014.

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Nicole Hupp, “Doors,” from the series Within, pigment ink-jet print, 2012. Hupp is a senior Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art major at UNL from Oakdale, Neb.

calendar icon11 Jan 2013    

UNL and MCC photo clubs hold joint exhibition

In their first collaboration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Fine Art Photo Club and Metropolitan Community College of Omaha’s Metro Photo Club present “PhotoClub2,” an exhibition of 56 photographs from the student photo clubs from both institutions.

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