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The Finer Points Blog

How to Get Involved and Stay Engaged with College of Fine Arts Leadership Opportunities
03-24-2017
Student leadership opportunities in the College of Fine Arts (CFA) are the veins that pump new ideas and collaboration among the different disciplines. The College offers countless leadership positions each year which provide students a way to build vital skills toward their professional careers. Emerging Leaders Interns at their Annual ArtsForce Event By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer, Rachel Luebbert Lien Fan Shen, Associate...
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Drag, Gender, and the Body: A new class within the School of Dance by Shane Davis
03-23-2017
One of the first things you do each morning is put clothes on. You make decisions of what to wear and what not to wear, covering your body in very specific ways. This is an act of drag and although it might be unconscious at times, it influences the way the world receives us. By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer, Rachel Luebbert Shane Davis,...
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School of Dance students Pair Up with Artist David Habben to Visualize Movement
03-16-2017
This year, the School of Dance has had the inspiring opportunity to welcome Art and Art History MFA Student David Habben, into the dance studios for a unique collaboration. Illustrator and fine artist in the Art Department, Habben’s works created with and inspired by the dancers over the past year, will be on display 3/20 – 3/28 in the Alvin Gittins Gallery, located in the...
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Consumption, distribution, and the marketing of music during the eighteenth century by Dr. Catherine Mayes
03-14-2017
School of Music's Assistant Professor of Musicology, Dr. Catherine Mayes, explores the forces that affected the consumption, distribution, and marketing of music during the eighteenth century in a collection of nine essays entitled Consuming Music: Individuals, Institutions, Communities, 1730–1830, of which she is a co-editor and contributing author. This newly published volume focuses on the parallels between the consumption of music and that of dance,...
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Ballet and Modern Dancers Share the Stage in the First Ever School of Dance Gala
03-09-2017
The Ballet and Modern Dance programs will share the stage for the first time ever in the School of Dance’s inaugural Gala Concert this March. Formed in 2016, the new School of Dance is dedicated to the continued legacies of the individual disciplines of Ballet and Modern Dance. In honor of the creation of this School, the Gala concert will feature a diverse program, incorporating...
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Meet the candidates for Dean
03-07-2017
The search for a new Dean of the College of Fine Arts is moving right along, and at the end of this month, we’ll be bringing the top three candidates to campus to share their vision for the College with us. Join us to meet the candidates! These presentations are open to the public and we encourage attendance from students, faculty and staff. John ScheibDirector,...
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Introducing our new blog series, MAGNIFYING, featuring Steven Rasmussen
03-03-2017
Our creative community here at The College of Fine Art's is diverse and wide spread. With the goal of gaining a deeper knowledge and awareness of the people within our community, we bring you MAGNIFYING, a series dedicated to showcasing the talent of our students, faculty and staff. MAGNIFYING Interview #1: Steven Rasmussen, School of Dance Steven Rasmussen with one of his pieces from a...
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Jim Crow’s Tears and our collective deliverance from oppression
02-27-2017
For one evening only, on March 10, 2017 at the Rose Wagner, Utah audiences will get a glimpse into a tortured soul through the music and lyrics of the University of Utah’s very own Director of Jazz Studies, Kris Johnson and his musical “Jim Crow’s Tears” starring Antwaun Stanley, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Candice Corbin, Milton Suggs, and Cameo Humes. Artwork by Gil Ashby The show,...
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