Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Jazz Studies students win 16 DownBeat music awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas – University of North Texas students and ensembles from the College of Music’s Jazz Studies program were recognized 16 times with DownBeat Student Music Awards this year — more than any other institution. The prestigious awards will be announced in the June issue of the national jazz magazine.
“For our students to be recognized 16 times in this year's DownBeat Student Music Awards, after earning 15 recognitions last year, is...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Award-winning fashion design students, seniors show collections at annual ArtWear exhibition
What: ArtWear annual juried exhibition of the works of graduating UNT fashion design students, sponsored by Neiman Marcus
When: 6 p.m. May 4 (Saturday)
Where: Silver Eagle Suite in the UNT Union; directions may be found at http://union.unt.edu/about/map-directions
Tickets: $25 general admission or $10 with UNT...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
UNT students to present short documentary films
Thursday, April 11, 2013
UNT holds faculty dance concert with student, alumni and acclaimed guest dance educator
What: Celebrating the Power of Dance, annual Department of Dance and Theatre faculty dance concert with students, alumni and acclaimed dance educator Daniel Lewis
When: 8 p.m. April 25 and 26, 7 p.m. April 27, 2 p.m. April 28
Where: University Theatre, in the RTFP Building
Tickets: $10 adults; $7.50 UNT faculty and staff, UNT students with valid ID and seniors. Tickets can be ordered with a...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Art history professor awarded Fulbright grant
UNT professor of Art History, Dr. Lisa N. Owen, has received a Fulbright-Nehru Research Award to conduct fieldwork on medieval rock-cut temples in India.
The Fulbright-Nehru award is a highly competitive grant open to all disciplines in the study of India. For 2013-14, approximately 25 grants were awarded strictly for research. Owen, a faculty member with the College of Visual Arts and Design, received one of five serial grants from this pool of research grantees that funds...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Internationally recognized art educator to speak
What: Sixth Annual D. Jack Davis Endowed Lecture in Art Education
When: 6 p.m. April 15 (Monday)
Where: Room 223 in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton
Additional event: There will be a reception prior to the lecture at 5 p.m. in the Lightwell Gallery on the first floor of the Art Building.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
UNT professor organizes first Arab film festival in Texas
What: First annual Arab Film Festival, the first and only of its kind in Texas, presented by the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute
When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. April 19 (Friday) and 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 20 (Saturday) and April 21 (Sunday)
Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 230, Dallas
Tickets: Free for students with ID, $5 for one ticket or $8 for two tickets
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Guest lecturer to speak on Latino Theater April 9
What: A lecture at the University of North Texas by Jorge Huerta, Chancellor’s Associates Professor, Emeritus at the University of California at San Diego. Huerta will discuss and demonstrate the important role that Teatro Chicana/o, or the Chicano theater movement, has played in the struggles for social justice since 1965.
When: 3 p.m. April 9 (Tuesday)
Where: Forum on the first floor of UNT's...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
UNT on the Square exhibition offers visitors chance to create art
What: Exhibition of new works by Austin Kleon, writer, artist, speaker and New York Times best-selling author.
When/Where: April 11 to May 6 at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Additional event: There...