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
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...
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...
What: Poet Paisley Rekdal, winner of the 2013 UNT Rilke Prize sponsored by the University of North Texas Creative Writing Program, reads from her work in Animal Eye at UNT. Part of the UNT Department of English's Visiting Writers Series
When: 8 p.m April 9 (Tuesday)
Where: Golden Eagle Suite on the third level of UNT's University Union, located one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets (1155 Union Circle)...
Collegium Singers and Baroque Orchestra concert
UNT Opera and Baroque Orchestra perform Rousseau’s Le devin du village
8 p.m. April 18 (Thursday)
8 p.m. April 19 (Friday), with “In The Know” pre-performance lecture...
What: UNT Wind Symphony, conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, featuring guest clarinetist Mark Nuccio, acting principal of the New York Philharmonic, with visiting composers Kevin M. Walczyk, alumnus, and Scott McAllister
When: 7:30 p.m. April 11 (Thursday)
Where: Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N. I-35E, Denton. The concert will also be streamed online at...
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Robert Jessup, professor of studio arts; Bonnie Friedman, assistant professor of English; and Claudia Howard Queen, assistant professor of dance and theatre, have been selected as faculty fellows in UNT's Institute for the Advancement of the Arts in the 2013-14 academic year.
As fellows, the three professors will be granted a semester off from teaching duties to work on their projects full time.
Professor of Studio Arts Robert Jessup, a UNT faculty member since fall 1991, will use the fellowship to challenge his...
What: Collaborative Print Project between multi-media artist and educator Ryan Burkart and visual artist Scott Ingram
When/Where: The print collaboration will take place April 1 – 5 at University of North Texas’ P.R.I.N.T Press, 1120 W. Oak St., Denton
Events: Both are free and open to the public.
What: The Kurt Elling Quintet performs a concert of original compositions and modern interpretations of standards
When: 8 p.m. April 4 (Thursday)
Where: Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton
Cost: Free for UNT students with ID. Tickets are $30 for the public and $15 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members.
What: Alumni Recital featuring the Adkins String Ensemble and 2013 College of Music Honored Alumni Award given to the Adkins siblings
When: 8 p.m. April 8 (Monday)
Where: Voertman Hall in the Music Building, 415 Avenue C, Denton
A family of string players returns to UNT, their alma...