Tag Archives: performing arts

WIU Festival celebrates new music

The Western Illinois University School of Music will host its 35th annual New Music Festival on Monday and Tuesday. Events will take place in Browne Hall and the College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall on the Macomb campus. WIU School of Music professor James Romig and assistant professor …

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The Recorder – Back Porch Festival back and bigger than ever

Posted: 2022-03-02 15:17:33 This weekend marks the return of the Back Porch Festival, a four-day (March 3-6) celebration of roots music presented by Signature Sounds that will feature performances by Rickie Lee Jones, Aoife O’Donovan, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen and others. The festival was inspired by Back …

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American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will teach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).

Next month, American Idol season two winner Ruben Studdard will give a masterclass for performing arts majors at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The course, which will take place March 7 and 28, will include first-hand experience from Studdard on how to prepare for the music industry while …

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Amber Gray will play the final performance at HADESTOWN on February 19

Amber Gray, who originated the role of Persephone in Hadestown, the Tony Award®-winning Best New Musical, will play her final performance at the Walter Kerr Theater (219 West 48th Street) on Saturday evening, February 19. Casting for the role of Persephone will be announced shortly. Gray’s involvement in the seductive …

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Column: Memorable lineups – and some less so – of the Super Bowl halftime show

I was watching a TV interview the other night and they asked a famous celebrity who I couldn’t identify if he was excited about the Super Bowl halftime show. He said he was. I have, at least, heard of some of this year’s performers, but I couldn’t identify one of …

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West Side Rag » Parents unhappy with local high school options, as application deadline approaches

Posted on February 3, 2022 at 7:01 p.m. by West Side Rag By Dena Twain District 3 parents are unhappy with the choices available to them as they face the March 1 deadline for New York City Department of Education (DOE) high school applications . The Zone 3 School District …

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Dilts Named New General Manager of Franklin Theater | Brentwood homepage

The Franklin Theater shared on Wednesday the hiring of Eric Dilts as its new general manager. In this role, the Heritage Foundation says Dilts will be responsible for leading the nonprofit’s programmatic and operational activities, including spearheading community engagement and client relations initiatives. “I am thrilled to join the team …

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MIAMI’S ELITE FROST MUSIC SCHOOL PRESENTS A WORLD PREMIERE OPERA BASED ON ONE OF THE GREATEST NOVELS OF ALL TIME LATER ADAPTED TO THE AWARD-WINNING CLASSIC FILM

THE LEOPARD Music by Michael Dellaira Libretto by JD McClatchy SATURDAY AND SUNDAY – MARCH 5 AND 6, 2022 South Miami-Dade Cultural Center for the Arts 10950 SW 211 St. Cutler Bay, FL 33189 786-573-5300/ SMDCAC.ORG Show time: 3:00 p.m. Based on Il GattopardoOne of the greatest literary works of …

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Haynes conducts music for ‘The Color Purple’ production | Lifestyles

Special for T&D Roland Haynes of South Carolina State University is the musical director of The Workshop Theater’s adaptation of the musical “The Color Purple” in Colombia. The Workshop Theater will present the production on stage from January 21 to February 5, 2022 at the Cottingham Theater at Columbia College. …

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🌱 Westhampton-Hampton Bays Daily: The Legacy of Cory Hubbard + MLK

Hi, Westhampton and Hampton Bays! There are times when, as a journalist in the communities you cover, you have to write about the unthinkable. When Westhampton Beach High School graduate Cory Hubbard died while in college in 2014, hearts were broken. Having known Cory since childhood, mine was too. Today …

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Jazz Society Restaffs, Blues Challenge delayed

The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society, in a press release last week, announced that Graham Stewart has been hired as the new executive director of NAJS, and that founder Robert Ginsburg will assume the role of artistic director. Stewart’s role as executive director will be operational and financial, allowing Ginsburg, as …

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Dean of the music school at THE HONG KONG ACADEMY FOR PERFORMING ARTS

Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts DEAN OF THE MUSIC SCHOOL In a city renowned for its international outlook and connectivity, the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in the development of future generations of performing artists, including performers, practitioners, designers and technicians. The …

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Year in Review: A Turning Point for the Arts in Aspen

Paperless tickets and vaccination cards are verified when attendees enter the Aspen Art Museum for the Monty Alexander Trio Rooftop Show at the JAS June Experience in downtown Aspen on Friday, June 25, 2021 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Pianist Matthew Whitaker performs in an Aspen Music Festival and …

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Lowcountry Arts and Events | Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: These calendar listings include Lowcountry arts and entertainment events that will be held both online and in person. To submit an event, go to www.postandcourier.com/events Today Summerville Skates What: Glide on the ice at this outdoor rink in Summerville. Revolving vendors and food trucks will offer you concessions …

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CFMT awards over $ 2.6 million in grants

Ellen Lehman, President of CFMT The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), a charity dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee and beyond, recently announced $ 2,664,888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations in as part of their annual 2021 grant-making process. The grants will benefit …

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TCU 726 graduates in early fall

December 19, 2021 Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School awarded degrees to 726 students from 43 states, including Texas, and 18 foreign countries in two official ceremonies held at the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Candidates for the August and December diplomas participated in the …

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Prism Trio to Present Exciting and Spontaneous Jazz Performance at the Lied Center | Culture

Besides education, going to college gives many students the opportunity to discover new things, explore their passions, and make connections that will help them in their future careers. For a group of music majors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the university led them to find each other first as friends, …

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Where to find the best teachers

Music is an incredible power that connects people, and some of us are not happy just being on the “receiving” side. And Washington, DC is the perfect city for listening and playing music. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, taking lessons from a professional musician would certainly broaden your …

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Kyoto experiment calls for “unheard voices”

In these times of pandemic, the digital tools that connect people without travel have, by necessity, led our voices to take precedence over our bodies. Fewer fields have felt the effects of this disembodiment more acutely than the performing arts. In Japan, as in many parts of the world, theaters …

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Obituary of Henry Kerwin (1934 – 2021) – Toledo, OH

(New stories)By Mark ZaborneyBlade staff writer Harry J. “Bud” Kerwin, Jr., a dance teacher and choreographer once widely known on the local performing arts scene, whose influence spanned from his high school in North Toledo to the university where he studied. made a career to the New York scene and …

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How to get tickets, schedule

Texas Performing Arts is not performing for its 40th anniversary. The University of Texas arts presenter plans to return from the COVID-19 pandemic with not only a full season, but two lists of shows that, taken together, could be the most ambitious in its history. In February, the UT group …

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Defenders of the arts will open a new gallery

A new gallery will soon be opening in Sarasota, one that will showcase work by longtime and well-known artists linked here. Arts Advocates (formerly known for decades as the Fine Arts Society of Society) will open the new space starting Saturday, July 17 in the Siesta Mall, Suite 119, 3501 …

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