Arts and Music
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.
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.
The University of North Texas College of Music's Spectrum: New Works from North Texas will present two pieces from alumnus and emeritus professor Larry Austin, as well as new music from students on Oct. 3 (Monday).
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.