Arts and Music

12/22/2016 - 9:55am

An exhibition opening Jan. 23 at UNT on the Square will feature thought-provoking pieces about Fort Worth artist Christopher Blay’s reaction to police violence against African-American men in which a fictional character time travels to try to produce a different outcome.

12/13/2016 - 10:24am

An internationally recognized musician and jazz studies professor at the University of North Texas has been inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame.

11/16/2016 - 10:13am

Eight senior dance majors at the University of North Texas will present original dances with thought-provoking themes at the New Choreographers Concert, presented by the Department of Dance and Theatre.

11/15/2016 - 10:47am

He is one of the most famous names in American history, Davy Crockett. Now a new piece of Crockett history has been uncovered on the University of North Texas website, The Portal to Texas History.

 

11/15/2016 - 9:24am

Just in time for the much anticipated release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the University of North Texas College of Music Wind Ensemble is paying tribute to John Williams, composer of the franchise’s soundtracks. The event, which also will feature music from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Superman and other well-known Williams compositions, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 (Thursday) in Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton.

11/11/2016 - 8:40am

Sanderia Faye, University of North Texas Ph.D. student in English, has won the nation’s top honor for a debut novel by an African American writer – the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation 2016 Legacy Award.

11/10/2016 - 9:13am

The UNT College of Music’s Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band will perform with guest artist Sean Jones, internationally acclaimed trumpeter.

11/09/2016 - 10:14am

The University of North Texas College of Music is ringing in the season with drummers drumming and tubas bellowing with UNT Sounds of the Holidays and TUBACHRISTMAS.

11/07/2016 - 8:30am

Green Brigade Marching Band Alumni Reunion: The University of North Texas will host a weekend of events for former and current members of the Green Brigade Marching Band. Events include a Friday evening reception, a performance with the current Green Brigade and admission to the UNT vs. Southern Mississippi football game.

11/03/2016 - 1:17pm

The annual College of Visual Arts and Design Faculty and Staff Exhibition will give teachers at the University of North Texas an opportunity to experiment – from unique jewelry to different media. The exhibition will take place Nov. 14 (Monday) – Jan. 12 (Thursday) at UNT on the Square and Nov. 15 (Tuesday) – Dec. 3 (Saturday) at UNT Art Gallery. Opening reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17 (Thursday) at both venues.