Arts and Music

10/19/2016 - 1:15pm

Malcon Pierce, who works as an animator for Walt Disney Animation Studios, will speak in the Department of Media Arts at the University of North Texas about the upcoming film “Moana.” Pierce was the supervisor of animation for the film and will give students a behind-the-scenes look at production. He will follow up with a Q&A session.

10/19/2016 - 11:52am

Author Richard Gonzales will be part of the annual Texas Book Festival following the recent release of “Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas,” which was edited by UNT associate professor Roberto Calderon and published by UNT Press.

10/17/2016 - 4:10pm

In 1990, an upstart sketch comedy company began playing some of the hottest venues in the Chicago comedy scene. The group landed a recurring spot on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and came to be known as The Upright Citizens Brigade. UCB’s touring company comes to the UNT University Union Lyceum Nov. 17.

10/11/2016 - 1:34pm

The University of North Texas Institute for Advancement of the Arts, along with the College of Music, are presenting SatieRicon: Erik Satie at 150, a festival exploring the music of the late French composer and pianist.

10/11/2016 - 9:29am

A class at the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts and Design will show off its latest artwork at UNT on the Square — and learn a few things in preparation for their professional career. 

10/05/2016 - 2:38pm

A parade, picnic, field day and an evening honoring distinguished alumni are just some of the events scheduled for the University of North Texas' Homecoming to take place Oct. 31 – Nov. 5 (Monday – Saturday). This year's theme is "Mean Green Eaglempics.”

10/05/2016 - 8:56am

When Nike hired video blogger Casey Neistat to make a video about what it means to “Make It Count,” the result was a video that reached more than 1.5 million YouTube views in three days. Neistat, who has nearly 5 million YouTube subscribers will discuss his life, work and videography with University of North Texas students on Oct. 26.

10/04/2016 - 12:43pm

As robots become increasingly common in everyday life, so will interactions between humans and robots. To address that future, the xREZ Art + Science Lab at the University of North Texas will host “Bonding with Bots: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction,” the inaugural event of North Texas Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous.

10/04/2016 - 11:37am

Innovative New York-based artist Sarah Sze will discuss her work Nov. 2 as part of the annual Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Lecture Series in Contemporary Sculpture and Criticism. Sze will participate in a question and answer session with students at the University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts and Design.

10/03/2016 - 3:20pm

The University of North Texas College of Music’s Halloween Spooktacular family-friendly concert on Oct. 31 will feature everything from orchestral favorites to well-known themes from Ghostbusters, Psycho, Young Frankenstein and other Halloween movie favorites. The UNT Concert Orchestra, dressed in costume, also will be accompanied by the LakeCities Ballet Theater for a special performance of Le Ballet de Dracula.