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July 2018

The 1960s: A Survey of the Decade

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 17, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 17, 2019

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Drawn from the Weatherspoon Art Museum’s collection, this exhibition highlights various art styles and social issues that emerged in America during the turbulent decade of the 1960s. Paintings by figurative artists such as Philip Pearlstein and Alex Katz will hang alongside abstract compositions by Raymond Parker, Larry Rivers, and Al Held. Conceptualist works by Shusaku Arakawa and Lee Lozano will serve as counterpoints to Robert Rauschenberg’s socio-political painting, Straw-Boss. The museum will also display works on paper and sculpture by…

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January 2019

Exploring UNCG in the 1960s: An Exhibit presented by the Jackson Libraries

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Based on research conducted by students in Grogan Residential College, the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives will host an exhibit focused on the UNC Greensboro campus in the 1960s.

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Sarah Busman, flute – Guest Artist Recital

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Organ Hall, 100 McIver St
Greensboro, 27412 United States
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Sarah Busman

Sarah Busman is a Master of Music graduate of the prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland where she received the Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Orchestral Scholarship.  A native of Tennessee, Sarah got her Bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University where she was named the McLean School of Music’s Wright Music Scholar in 2006. As a performer, Sarah has performed with numerous orchestras. In the US, she has substituted with the Baltimore Symphony, the Raleigh Civic Symphony, and the…

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Student Artist Competition Final Round

January 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recital Hall, 100 McIver St
Greensboro, 27412 United States
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Free and open to the public The UNCG School of Music Student Artist Competition provides an annual forum for exceptional student performers to audition for the opportunity to appear in concert with the University Symphony Orchestra. Two to three student winners are normally selected for this honor. STUDENT ARTIST COMPETITION SCHEDULE         5:30 pm     Niles Loughlin, clarinet  Liquid Ebony – Dana Wilson 5:45 pm     Lilla Keith, soprano“Azaël! Azaël! Pourquoi m’as-tu quitte" – Claude…

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February 2019

Collage Chamber Series

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Recital Hall, 100 McIver St
Greensboro, 27412 United States
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Collage Chamber Series

The Collage Chamber Series features the UNCG School of Music faculty in three concerts on campus in the School of Music Recital Hall and a fourth concert off campus. Concerts are one hour in length, modeled after the variety of repertoire and performers used in our large scale Collage concert presented every September, including a wide representation of both instrumental and vocal small scale works. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Collage Music Scholarship Fund. PURCHASE TICKETSCOLLAGE.UNCG.EDU

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Psychedelic Counter-Culture Art Exhibit

February 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 9, 2019

New Revolution Art Revelation February 4-9, 2019 Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 11am - 4pm Opening and Comments from curators Emily Edwards and Lisa Goble: Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6pm - 8pm at UNCG's Greensboro Project Space 219 W. Lewis St. Greensboro, NC 27406 http://www.greensboroprojectspace.com/projects/new-revolution-art-revelation “Revolution is an art, and like all arts, it has its laws.” Leon Trotsky Or maybe art should have no laws. The 1960s youth art was a celebration of human rights, a sustainable environment,…

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An Evening with the Creative Class

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An Evening with the Creative Class is a series of informal presentations and discussions on the arts with a panel of curated guest artists and scholars sharing their talent in an enriching evening of community, networking, and discussion. It's an opportunity for audiences to experience and learn more about how artists make their work and meet the talented people who help drive the artistic and creative sector of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region. In a comfortable, accessible setting, the audience will meet artists and…

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Carrie Mae Weems – Falk Visiting Artist

Free

This event is free. No ticket required. Through image and text, film and performance, and her many convenings with individuals across a multitude of disciplines, Carrie Mae Weems has created a complex body of work that centers on her overarching commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past.  Through projects like Operation: Activate, an anti-violence public art campaign, Weems has taken a stand against violence and the perpetuation of a failing system in her Syracuse community.  In…

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UCLS presents Carrie Mae Weems, Falk Visiting Artist

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Artist Carrie Mae Weems investigates family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power. The recipient of both the MacArthur “Genius” grant as well as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Weems has developed a complex body of art employing photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Carrie Mae Weems visit is part of the University Concert and Lecture Series and the Falk Visiting Artist Program. As part of her lecture, Weems…

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Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead (parts III and IV)

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Screening and discussions of the Grateful Dead documentary. November 16, 6:30 PM Parts I and II with discussion led by Dr. Richard Barton, Department of History February 8, 6:30 PM Parts III and IV, discussion let by Dr. Rebecca Adams, Gerentology/Social Work April 26, 6:30 PM Parts V and VI of the Grateful Dead documentary, discussion led by director Amir Bar-Lev

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