Arts and Music
"The Jewish Wife," a one-act play at the University of North Texas focusing on the issues of antisemitism. The play features faculty members Sally Vahle and Bob Hess, both from the UNT Department of Dance and Theatre.
The University of North Texas 2015-2016 Distinguished Lecture Series will feature nationally renowned speakers discussing immigration, communication, science and entertainment.
UNT on the Square will host the College of Visual Arts and Design Alumni Showcase Oct. 9 – 28. This is the first ever CVAD Alumni show, and artists from around the country will be featured in it.
RJ Mitte, actor and advocate for actors with disabilities, visits the University of North Texas to present "Overcoming Adversity: Turning a Disadvantage into an Advantage." Mitte will discuss the challenges of living with cerebral palsy and overcoming adversity as part of the 2015-16 Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series.
Composer/musician Claudia Howard Queen of the University of North Texas will give American insights for music-dance collaboration when she travels to Taipei, Taiwan, in November as part of her third Fulbright Specialist award.
Three renowned writers will visit the University of North Texas as part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by UNT's Creative Writing Program. The series brings nationally and internationally renowned writers to UNT's campus every semester to give book readings and hold Q&A's.
Children, in grades K-12, are encouraged to participate in a free family activity to create landscaped platforms as part of the UNT Art Galley Saturday Series program arranged by the University of North Texas Art Galleries.
UNT will screen "The Fixer," John Frankenheimer's 1968 film based on a true story of a Russian Jew in tsarist Russia who was wrongly imprisoned for an alleged ritual murder, Sept. 30.
An all-female cast will perform in the play Fefu and her Friends, presented by the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas.
Students and faculty from UNT's College of Music will perform classical, jazz, world and other genres this fall as part of the Thursday Night Music series at UNT on the Square beginning Sept. 10.