Arts and Music
The University of North Texas HarpBeats will perform at the World Harp Congress, one of the most prestigious honors in the world for harpists. The HarpBeats, a 10-member College of Music ensemble, will travel to Hong Kong in July for the concert.
Watbanaland, the newest play presented by the University of North Texas,takes its audience from life to New York City to a poor African country, as the couple at the center debate whether or not to have children.
The Department of Dance and Theatre will present Watbanaland at 7:30 p.m. March 2-4 and 9-10 and at 2 p.m. March 5 and 11 at the Studio Theatre in the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.
The University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band will kick off their spring season with a performance with world-renowned vibraphonist Stefon Harris, who has been called one of the most important young artists in jazz. Harris is visiting the College of Music as part of the Glenn E. Gomez Endowment concert.
The performance is at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 (Thursday) in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center.
A lecture and reception for the University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections latest exhibit, “The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection,” will be held Feb. 23 (Thursday).
University of North Texas alumni picked up six Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, and the winning Best Engineered Album (Classical) featured UNT College of Music vocal alumni.
As the weather heats up, so does the kitchen at the University of North Texas’ Club at Gateway Center. The student-led restaurant opens to the public for the spring 2017 season on Feb. 20. The Club, open for seating from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, serves a gourmet three-course meal.
Looking for a unique way to show that special someone how much they mean this Valentine's Day? How about giving them something big and shiny? Order a UNT Tuba Valentine from University of North Texas tuba and euphonium students! Each gift comes with a card, a chocolate rose and two love songs of the buyer's choice, performed by a quartet of two tubas and two euphoniums.
A $1.3 million pool of scholarship money for students interested in the retail and fashion industries has awarded two University of North Texas students with $5,000 prizes.
Professor Kevin Tavin from Aalto University in Finland will discuss the future of art education at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 (Monday) at the University of North Texas as part of the D. Jack Davis Endowed Lecture in Art Education, which was established to honor UNT Professor Emeritus D. Jack Davis.
The newest exhibition at UNT on the Square features four different artists from three continents who create works together from unique materials.
Collaborate4, running March 10 (Friday) – April 8 (Saturday), will bring in artists who have combined their skills in enameling, jewelry-making, metalsmithing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.