Arts and Music
A classical Indian dance troupe, the Sahrdaya Foundation, has incorporated elements of Indian music and culture in adaptation of Miguel de Cervante's timeless story, Sept. 16 (Wednesday).
College of Music hosts the 51st annual American Liszt Society Festival: Liszt and Damnation. Guest artists from around the nation will join UNT faculty and students for performances and lectures celebrating the life, legacy and influence of one of the greatest composers in music history.
Comedy classics, innovative choreography, and intense dramas will be among the works presented by the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas for the 2015-16 season.
When NorthPark Center in Dallas wanted a fashion exhibition for its 50th anniversary, they turned to the University of North Texas' Texas Fashion Collection and its director Myra Walker.
Speakers include actor and diversity activist RJ Mitte, who played Walter White's son in the Emmy-winning AMC drama Breaking Bad, and socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell, former host of the FX television series Totally Biased. Performances include an Indian adaption of Don Quixote, a concert by chamber music group Eighth Blackbird and a concert featuring Danilo Pérez and Panama 500 on stage with the One O'Clock Lab Band.
Early Childhood Music Program for children from birth through 5 years old. Parents and guardians participate in the sessions with their children, who experience musical learning through play.
Musicians and music lovers from around the world will flock to UNT's College of Music this fall for a variety of concerts, events and international festivals.
Permanence/Impermanence, an exhibition that challenges the ideas of what is constant and what is mutable. The artworks remind viewers that when considering environmental change, what may appear to be temporary may in fact inadvertently become longstanding; and conversely, the ground underneath our feet, although seemingly steadfast, may be shifting.
Susan Cheal, an associate professor of drawing and painting at UNT, spent two months this past spring in a residency program for artists in India, a country whose history of trade is still embedded in its culture. The trip inspired her, and she will show new works that draw from her time in India in "Fulfillment Center," an exhibition at UNT on the Square, running Aug. 31 (Monday) – Sept. 22 (Tuesday).
The six finalists from fall 2014's Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas' CADD FUNd: Winner Takes All event will show their work and works-in-progress at the downtown Dallas gallery from Aug. 15 to Sept. 26.