Thursday, February 21, 2013
UNT’s Art History Lecture Series covers topics from museums to medieval art
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Topics ranging from museums to medieval art fill the schedule for the College of Visual Arts and Design's annual Art History Lecture Series at the University of North Texas. Please include the following information about the university's lectures in briefs and calendars.
Saloni Mathur: "Museology and the Post-Colony: The Case of India"
5 p.m. Feb. 28 (Thursday) in Art Building, room 223; free
Saloni Mathur, Associate...
Monday, February 18, 2013
UNT Theatre presents the comedy, Picasso at the Lapin Agile
What: Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a play written by comedian Steve Martin, and directed by Marjorie Hayes, University of North Texas associate professor of acting-directing.
When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 7 (Thursdays), March 1 and March 8 (Fridays), March 2 (Saturday); 2 p.m. March 3 (Sunday) and March 9 (Saturday).
Where: University Theatre in the RTFP building on UNT campus
Tickets: $10 adults; $7.50 for...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Grammy-winning drummer performs with One O’Clock Lab Band
What: The University of North Texas' world-renowned One O'Clock Lab Band with two-time Grammy winner Peter Erskine.
When: 8 p.m. Feb. 28 (Thursday)
Where: Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton. The concert will also be streamed online at http://UNTmusiclive.com.
Cost: Ticket prices are $15 for adults; $10 for senior citizens, students, children, UNT faculty/staff/retirees and groups of 10 or more. Purchase...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Visiting artist shows handmade books at UNT P.R.I.N.T Press
What: Making Paper Mean Something, an exhibition by guest artist John Risseeuw.
When/Where: The exhibition will be at P.R.I.N.T, 1120 West Oak St., Denton, from Feb. 25 (Monday) through March 27 (Wednesday). P.R.I.N.T is open from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, and by appointment.
Cost: Free, open to the public.
Additional events: John Risseeuw will give a free talk from 1 to 1:50 p.m. Feb. 27 (Wednesday) in room 116 of Sage Hall on the UNT...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
UNT on the Square shows documentary work of professor
What: The multi-media exhibition Beirut, Philadelphia, a survey of an ongoing project by UNT Department of Radio, Television and Film assistant professor Eugene Martin.
When: Feb. 18 (Monday) – March 9 (Saturday); gallery hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Three UNT students receive national jazz awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Three College of Music students at the University of North Texas have been named 2013 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award recipients for compositions they recorded last year.
Aaron Hedenstrom, a master’s student in jazz studies, and jazz studies senior Drew Zaremba and junior Addison Frei were among 29 students from across the nation who were honored by the American Society for Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) award. Established by the ASCAP Foundation in 2002 to encourage gifted jazz...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera Pirates of Penzance opens at UNT Feb. 22
What: UNT Opera and the UNT Concert Orchestra present The Pirates of Penzance.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Feb. 22 (Friday) and March 1 (Friday); 3 p.m. Feb. 24 (Sunday) and March 3 (Sunday) in the Lyric Theater at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton. “In the Know” pre-performance lectures begin 45 minutes prior to each performance.
Cost: Ticket prices range from $15 to $35. Purchase online at ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
UNT opens registration for spring music classes for children
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Music invites infant to preschool-aged children and their parents to experience the world of music with its Early Childhood Music Program. Participants will learn to sing along, tap on drums, shake maracas and develop their musical abilities throughout the 10-week program.
Classes begin on Feb. 16 (Saturday). Classes end on April 27 (Saturday). Prices range from $140 to $160, and a 10...
Monday, February 4, 2013
Gospel, jazz featured at black history concert
What: Gospel Meets Jazz: A Black History Celebration, featuring jazz saxophone professor Brad Leali and his Jazz Orchestra, along with a gospel choir that includes the UNT Jazz Singers and other College of Music student vocalists under the direction of vocal jazz professor Jennifer Barnes, guests including jazz pianist and composer/arranger Claus Raible, Lubbock pastor Cory Powell, vocal soloist Darius Luckey, musician and pianist Arlington Jones, and a slideshow of civil rights era images.
When: 5 p.m. Feb. 17 (Sunday)
Friday, February 1, 2013
Second City Improv All Stars bring comedy to UNT Feb. 18
What: Second City Improv All Stars
When: 8 p.m. Feb. 18 (Monday)
Where: Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton
Cost: $10 for general public; $5 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members; free for UNT students with valid ID
Contact: For ticket information, call the box office at 940-369-7802 or visit the center’s website