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01-13-2017
Students from left to right: Emily Brixey, Alek Tolokan, Daniel Stergios, Taylor Mott, and Alicia Phonepraseuth. Image courtsey of Taylor Mott By guest writer and president of the Department of Film & Media Arts' Animation Club, Taylor Mott. The Animation Club is a new student group through ASUU for a space for animation students to collaborate. When the student leaders of the club heard about...
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David P. Gardner Lecture: Where the Arts Meet Activism
12-19-2016
As part of the University of Utah’s David P. Gardner Lecture in the Humanities and Fine Arts, the College of Fine Arts is bringing world-renowned artists Bill T. Jones, Taylor Mac and Niegel Smith to campus for a free and public lecture on January 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall (free but tickets required). Top to bottom: Bill T. Jones, Taylor Mac, Niegel...
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12-15-2016
By Emerging Leaders Ambassador and Guest Writer Rachel Luebbert. Fine Arts Fees (FAF) Grants financially supports student-driven extracurricular experiences by funding innovative projects, interdisciplinary activities, community service engagement, and exciting collaborations. This funding allows College of Fine Arts student groups to supplement their arts education and enhance their creative opportunities. All groups funded by FAF grants are registered with Associated Students of the University of...
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12-13-2016
Utah, a state known for picturesque mountains, deep powder, and national parks, is now the leading state for having the most participated art events in the entire nation, thanks to a survey conducted by the National Endowment for the Arts. Data gathered from surveys conducted by U.S. Census figures, combined with other research, revealed an estimated 84.5 percent of adults in Utah attended visual or...
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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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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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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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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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