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All are welcome here
12-08-2016
Artists. We’re a unique breed. We’re the dreamers, the rebels, the catalysts for change. We are driven to create that which reflects our perfect and imperfect world, and to provoke thought that provokes people to provoke progress. We are practiced at being courageous. We have to be –creating something from nothing is an act of bravery. But these times demand a new courage. A greater...
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Art & Art History celebrates the 2016 Annual Holiday Art Sale
11-30-2016
The snow is falling and the temperature’s dropping which means it is time for the Art and Art History Department’s Annual Holiday Art Sale. The Holiday Art Sale will feature work from all art majors. Original prints, paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photographs and book arts by students, faculty and alumni, as well as art history books, will be available for purchase. This is the perfect...
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The U of U Lyric Opera Ensemble presents a fresh take on holiday classics
11-18-2016
The U of U Lyric Opera Ensemble will present two classic holiday stories this December, Amahl and the Night Visitors and the world premiere of a new operatic setting of A Christmas Carol. Amahl and the Night Visitors is one of the most beloved and enchanting operas ever written. The story follows a shepherd boy who discovers a new star, hosts three Kings in his...
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Louispalooza: A Night in the Sun King’s Court
11-17-2016
By guest blogger Darlene Mindy Castro, from the School of Music’s Baroque Student Group When: November 20th, 2016 4pm-6pm, FREE ADMISSIONWhere: Thompson Chamber Music Hall, DGH Take a leap with us back in time to the 17th and 18th centuries as we explore the war of words that occurred between French and Italian music during the long reign of King Louis XIV (1643-1715) this Sunday,...
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Renowned Tenor Ben Heppner to teach Master Class
11-10-2016
Image courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon The Voice Area of the University of Utah School of Music will hold a master class presented by world renowned dramatic tenor, Ben Heppner, on Monday November 14 from 2 - 4PM in the Thompson Chamber Music Hall at David Gardner Hall. Canadian Ben Heppner has sung on the world’s great opera and concert stages, tackling the most difficult of...
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Annual Ballet Showcase: Evolution of the artist through dance
11-09-2016
By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer Ashley Chin-Mark. College of Fine Arts (CFA) Ambassadors work to bridge students’ experiences across the College. Ambassadors are part of our Emerging Leaders Program and the continuing effort within the CFA to mentor capable and enthusiastic future arts leaders. The annual Ballet Showcase is back and more exciting than ever! “e•volve” is the brainchild of the fifteen students...
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The Collision of Worlds, Time, and Truth in Arcadia
11-08-2016
By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer Rachel Luebbert. College of Fine Arts (CFA) Ambassadors work to bridge students’ experiences across the College. Ambassadors are part of our Emerging Leaders Program and the continuing effort within the CFA to mentor capable and enthusiastic future arts leaders. History is an incomplete, fabricated version of the past. Yet, what is really fact? And what is simply a...
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Top creatives from Disney’s “Moana” to speak at the U. of Utah
11-07-2016
The University of Utah Department of Film & Media Arts and J. Willard Marriott Library will host top creatives from Disney’s “Moana” for a behind-the-scenes presentation in the Film and Media Arts Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 p.m. The presentation will be moderated by Department of Film & Media Arts chair Kevin Hanson, and is free and open to the public, but seating...
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