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Andy Cavatorta (left) and Behnaz Farahi will present keynote lectures at the Mid-American College Art Association Conference in Lincoln Oct. 4-5. The MACAA Conference theme is "Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools" and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

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Two cutting-edge artists to present keynote lectures at 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference Oct. 4-5.

The conference theme is “Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools,” and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opens its season with "An Act of God."

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David Javerbaum’s “An Act of God” opens Nebraska Repertory Theatre’s 50th anniversary year season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, begins its 50th Anniversary year season on Sept. 26-27 with two preview performances of the laugh-out-loud comedy “An Act of God,” by God, adapted by David Javerbaum. Opening night is Friday, Sept. 28 with additional performances Oct. 2-6 and 9-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater.

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"Almost Disney" was built with 270 gold mylar balloons attached to the floor by fishing line so they appared to float waist-high, along with projection and sound inside a hallway. Participants at the TEDxYouth@Lincoln event interact with "Almost Disney." Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

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Immersive art installation created for TEDx Youth Event in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb.--Christopher Irvin, a lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, led the creation of an immersive art installation titled “Almost Disney” for a TEDxYouth@Lincoln event on Aug. 11 at Lincoln High School.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opens its 2018-2019 season with "An Act of God." Performances are Sept. 26-Oct. 14 in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater.

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God answers our questions about 'An Act of God'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opens its season on Sept. 26 with “An Act of God.” The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by devoted angels) answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued humanity since Creation.

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Theatrix opens season with 'Gloria'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, opens its 2018-2019 season with Gloria, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln student Tatianna Nicholle Davis.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-22 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 23. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R streets. Gloria contains mature content and violent themes that may not be suitable for all audiences.

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An artist's rendering of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts shows how the exterior of the building will look when it opens in August 2019. The building is located at 1300 Q St., formerly the Nebraska Bookstore. Courtesy of HDR.

calendar icon21 Aug 2018    By Deann Gayman, University Communication

Construction begins on Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts

Lincoln, Neb.--After nearly two years of foundational work in design, pedagogy and planning, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts is now rolling toward its fall 2019 opening.

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Stanley Kleppinger

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Kleppinger named acting associate dean

Lincoln, Neb.--Dr. Stanley V. Kleppinger has been named acting associate dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. He will continue teaching part-time in the Glenn Korff School of Music as associate professor of music theory.  

He begins his duties as acting associate dean on Monday, Aug. 6.

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Individual tickets go on sale Aug. 9 for the Nebraska Repertory Theatre's 50th Anniversary Year Season.

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Individual tickets on sale Aug. 9 for Nebraska Rep's 50th anniversary year season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, begins selling individual tickets for its 50th Anniversary year season on Thursday, August 9 at 11:00 a.m.

Individual production tickets are available by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402.472.4747 or 800.432.3231 or at the ticket office window at 301 North 12th Street Lincoln NE between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Welcome Back Picnic is Aug. 17.

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Welcome back picnic is Aug. 17

Students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the Hixson-Lied College are invited to our Welcome Back Picnic on Friday, Aug. 17 from noon-2 p.m. in the green space just south of Woods Art Building.

There will be food and beverages provided, along with entertainment and information for students on arts-specific Recognized Student Organizations (RSO's). Let's celebrate the start of the school year and kick off the 25th anniversary of the college with a fun bash. It's free, so we hope to see you there!

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J.B. Tyson (first assistant director, left) visits with Carson School students Adam Turner and Candace Nelson to set up a shot for "The Healing of Harman." Photo by Jordan Opp.

calendar icon23 May 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School begins production on third Carson Film

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film began production in May of the third film in the Carson School Film Series.

“The Healing of Harman,” filmed May 9-17 in Lincoln with a cast and crew of around 75 students, faculty, alumni and professionals. The local premiere is scheduled for Oct. 27 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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