Arts and Music
University of North Texas Libraries will help showcase local creativity and inventiveness on Oct. 8 at the second annual Denton Mini Maker Faire, a family friendly event that offers a variety of activities ranging from creative, hands-on art projects and demonstrations to innovative technological workshops.
UNT on the Square and the University of North Texas College of Music will offer music Tuesdays and Thursdays in October in response to the great number of musicians requesting performance times at the venue located on Denton’s historic courthouse square. UNT students, faculty and alumni will perform a range of styles from jazz to classical music.
Roomful of Teeth, a Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble, will serve as the 2016-17 artist-in-residence for the University of North Texas.
The University of North Texas College of Music's UNT Opera will pay tribute to former Opera Director Paula Homer with the presentation of In Honor of Paula Homer, a night of music from the longtime director's past productions and favorite operas on Sept. 25.
University of North Texas alumna and musician Norah Jones received a big welcome home Sept. 21 (Wednesday) when she returned to the university she attended before launching her Grammy Award-winning career.
Political commentators and renowned journalists Carl Bernstein and P.J. O'Rourke will speak as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series.
Five renowned writers will give readings at the University of North Texas this fall as part of the UNT Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writers Series. The series brings nationally and internationally renowned writers to campus every semester to give book readings and signings and to hold question and answer sessions.
The 2016 University of North Texas College of Music Gala, Heroes and Villains of the Stage, will feature a selection of songs from popular operas including Don Giovanni, La Traviata, La Bohème and Hamlet. The annual benefit, which will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 (Sunday).
Humans of New York: An Evening with Brandon Stanton welcomes the creator of the popular blog Humans of New York who will discuss his photography and stories with UNT students and guests.
A woman's decision about an unintended pregnancy is the focus of the play Melissa's Choice: An American Dilemma, presented by the University of North Texas' Department of Dance and Theatre.