Arts and Music
The One O'Clock Lab Band and Jazz Singers perform Sounds of the Holidays: An Evening with North Texas Jazz. A day prior to the community concert, there will be private performances for Denton ISD schoolchildren as part of a community engagement initiative led by the UNT College of Music and the Professional Development Institute at UNT.
Credentials can be reserved for award-winning investigative journalist Maria Hinojosa.
Hinojosa, who has a 25-year history of reporting on critical issues and focusing on the changing cultural and political landscape in the United States and abroad, will speak as part of the UNT Distinguished Lecture Series.
UNT College of Music's newly acquired Gene Puerling collection will be housed in the Music Library. The collection of music and memorabilia from the Grammy-winning vocal arranger will be available for research by the UNT community and other library guests by special arrangement.
Dance students in UNT's Department of Dance and Theatre will perform other students' senior projects through two groups of eight performances titled "Agony, Ecstasy, and Floating Tanks". The New Choreographers Concerts will take place Nov. 21-22 (Friday-Saturday).
Amir Windom will speak on "Moving from Success to Significance,"
UNT's 2014-15 Institute for the Advancement of the Arts Artist-in-Residence, acclaimed novelist Aleksandar Hemon, visits UNT for a series of public events the first week in November.
The life of UNT musician Jon Kellis, who passed away while attending the College of Music, will be celebrated for years to come thanks to a memorial concert and room dedication in his memory.
From reflective ballads to patriotic favorites, two concerts by the UNT College of Music will honor veterans, soldiers and their loved ones in celebration of Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11 (Tuesday).