Arts Round Up

Arts Round Up

March Features Mardi Gras and Much More
Thursday, April 17, 2014

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New Hampshire Youth Band, Mark DeTurk and Eric Kobb conducting

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 7 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The University of New Hampshire department of music presents the New Hampshire Youth Band with Mark DeTurk and Eric Kobb conducting. More

 

Student Recital #13

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

Department of music. More

 

UNH Opera Workshop presents Love and Disaster, David Ripley directing

Friday–Saturday, April 4–5, 2014, 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

Performances feature excerpts from Claudio Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea, L'Orfeo,  and Il ballo delle ingrate, and Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, with members of the UNH Orchestra. More

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"Leila Khaled: Hijacker," film and discussion with documentary filmmaker Lina Makboul

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 12:40–2:30 p.m.
Memorial Union Building Theater II, Room 312

The documentary is at once a portrait of Khaled, an exploration of the filmmaker's own understanding of her Palestinian identity, and a complicated examination of the nebulous dichotomy between "terrorist" and "freedom fighter."  More

 

St. Petersburg String Quartet; Tao Lin

UNH Celebrity Series: St. Petersburg String Quartet with Tao Lin, piano

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

One of the world's leading string quartets, the St. Petersburg blazed a trail through international chamber music competitions. St. Petersburg String Quartet: Alla Aranovskaya—1st Violin; Evgeny Zvonnikov—2nd Violin; Boris Vayner—Viola; Leonid Shukayev—'Cello. Tao Lin joins them on piano. More

 

Lecture Series: Holocaust Survivor Esther Bauer

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 7 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Granite State Room

Esther Bauer, 89, recounts her harrowing experiences as a Holocaust survivor in three different concentration camps including Auschwitz. More

 

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2014 Stepping Out to End Violence at UNH: Anti-Violence WALK & RALLY!

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:30–2 p.m.
The Great Lawn in front of DeMeritt

Students, faculty, staff and Durham community members take a stand against all forms of violence on campus, including violence against women. The rally will include informational tables, reading of UNH’s Community Proclamation Against Violence, a student call to action to end violence at UNH, and a 20-minute community walk around campus. More

 

Faculty Fellow Talk: Piero Garofalo

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:45–2:15 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Room 301

Piero Garofalo, professor of Italian Studies, presents Holiday in the Sun: Internal Exile in Fascist Italy. More

 

Student Recital #14

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 1 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

Department of music. More

 

Saul O Sidore Lecture Series – "The Struggles of the Self-Starving Prisoner: The Crisis of Medical Ethics in South Africa, Guantánamo and Pelican Bay"

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Theatre II

Nayan Shah, Professor and Chair of American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California. More

 

Cultural Connections: Journey to China

Friday, April 11, 2014, 3:30–5 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Entertainment Center

Tips to help you plan a wonderful trip to China. China is abundant with attractions, historical sites, precious animals and delicious food. People from all over the world travel to China for many different reasons. More

 

Undergraduate Research Conference poster

The Undergraduate Research Conference (URC)

Friday, April 11–26, 2014
Campus-wide

A celebration of academic excellence at the University of New Hampshire in its 15th year. More than 1,300 UNH undergraduate students from all academic disciplines present at the URC showcasing their scholarly, engaged, and creative research in over 20 professional and artistic venues at both campuses (Durham and Manchester). More

 

Opening Reception for new exhibitions: 2014 Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition and 2014 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, April 11, 2014, 6 p.m.
Exhibition dates: April 11–May 16, closed April 20, April 28–May 2.

Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center

2014 Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition. This annual exhibition celebrates the achievements of the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree candidates from the Department of Art and Art History.
2014 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition. Master of Fine Arts degree Candidates present paintings which represent the culmination of their two-year program. More

 

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ASL Idol

Friday, April 11, 2014, 6–9 p.m.
New Hampshire Institute of Art’s French Hall auditorium, 148 Concord Street, Manchester, NH

ASL Idol is a talent competition performed in American Sign Language only (no music or sound allowed). Participants have been selected through a rehearsal held in March. More

 

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New Hampshire Authors Series, Sharon Olds

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2–4 p.m.
5th Floor Reading Room, Dimond Library

Becky Rule interviews American poet Sharon Olds, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and National Brook Critics Circle Award. It has been quoted that she has "become a central presence in American poetry..."  Her latest work is Stag's Leap: Poems. NHPTV will record this event in front of a live studio audience. More

 

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The Human Library

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12–3 p.m.
UNH Manchester, Auditorium, Third Floor

The Human Library is a living, breathing library where humans are the books and the stories are their lives. Challenge your prejudice by checking out a “Human Book” in The Human Library at UNH Manchester. More

SHARPP film series: "The Invisible War"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6–8 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Theater I

From Oscar® & Emmy® nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick comes The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. More


UNH Student Jazz Combos

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

UNH Department Of Music presents the UNH Jazz Combos, under the direction of David Newsam and Mark Shilansky. More

 

Saul O Sidore Lecture Series - Refugee Health in the U.S., from International Policies to the Affordable Care Act

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 4–6 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Theater I

Dr. Paul Geltman, Staff Pediatrician and Medical Liaison for Inpatient Child Psychiatry; Chair, Pediatric Quality Improvement Committee; Cambridge Health Alliance; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine; CHA Department of Pediatrics. More

Graduate Research Conference (GRC) - Poster Presentations

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 5–8 p. m.
Whittemore Center Arena floor

The Graduate Research Conference celebrates high quality research being conducted by graduate students at UNH and showcases research from graduate students in all disciplines. More

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Undergraduate Prize Plays

Wednesday, April 16–18, 2014, 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The John. C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed in the final slot of our main stage season. More

 

Lecture Series: Transgender Comedian and Speaker Jeffrey Jay

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Theater II

Jeffrey Jay comes to UNH to share his story and educate others on trans issues.  This will be half comedy show and half lecture followed by Q & A.  Brought to you by the MUB, MUSO, & UNH Alliance. More

Graduate Research Conference (GRC) - Oral Presentations

Thursday, April 17, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Holloway Commons Conference Rooms

More than 120 Graduate and Ph.D. students talk about everything from the effect of feeding frequency on an invasive sea anemone to the preparation of semiconducting nanoparticles to taverns and their roles in 18th Century New Hampshire society. More

 

SHARPP FILM SERIES "Rape in the Fields"

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:40–23 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Theater I

FRONTLINE and Univision partner to tell the story of the hidden price many migrant women working in America’s fields and packing plants pay to stay employed and provide for their families. More

Student Recital #15

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

Department of Music  More

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Lindberg Lecture: Rochelle Lieber

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1–2 p.m.
Murkland Hall

Professor of English and Linguistics Rochelle Lieber will deliver the annual Lindberg Lecture: Confessions of a Morphologist OR How I learned to stop intuiting and love data.  More

 

Undergraduate Prize Plays

Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The John. C. Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays are awarded to undergraduate students whose original works will be produced and performed in the final slot of our main stage season. More

Cavatina Duo

Celebrity Series : Cavatina Duo

Monday, April 21, 2014, 7 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

Eugenia Moliner has been acclaimed as a "brilliant young musician" by the British Flute Society magazine. Guitarist Denis Azabagic, prizewinner in twenty-four international competitions, has been described as a "virtuoso with flawless technique" by Soundboard Magazine. More


Student Chamber Ensembles

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 8 p.m.
Verrette Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

Department of Music  More

The Naked Arts - Creativity Exposed! (Act I)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12–2 p.m.
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:40–2 p.m (Act II)
Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:15–1 p.m.
(Act III)
Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center

The Naked Arts: Creativity Exposed! is a three-part event that exposes the inner creative process of artists working in various disciplines. Presenters will describe the process, research, and other creative aspects undertaken to bring an artistic creation from initial inspiration to the stage or gallery.  More

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UNH Manchester Undergraduate Research Conference: Cinema Arts Day

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
University Center, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester

The UNH Manchester Communication Arts Program has a production track in which students complete introductory and advanced course work in video production, scriptwriting, audio production, film aesthetics, and documentary production. The event showcases student films and scripts that illustrate student work at different stages in the curriculum. More

The Naked Arts - Creativity Exposed! (Act II)

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:40–2 p.m.
Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center

Presenters will describe the process, research, and other creative aspects undertaken to bring an artistic creation from initial inspiration to the stage or gallery. This may include a performance or excerpts from their work to illustrate their creative scholarship. Students may also present different applications of their creative work. There is an opportunity for students to perform and discuss a collaborative piece made as a result of interdisciplinary creativity within the artistic disciplines and/or through collaborative exchanges with students from other areas of the humanities and sciences.  More

Student Recital #16

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

Department of Music.  More


UNH Concert Band, Casey Goodwin conducting and UNH Symphonic Band, Mark Zielinski conducting

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The Concert Band portion of the concert will include Sea Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Tight Squeeze by Alex Shapiro (band and electronics), and Century Variants by David Gillingham. The Symphonic Band will perform Festivo by Edward Gregson, Fugue in G Minor ("Little") by J.S. Bach/arr. Kimura, and Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett.  More

Parents Association Undergraduate Research Symposium

Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:30 a.m.–2:15 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Granite State Room

Students present their faculty-mentored projects in either of two interactive poster sessions, or in one of the three oral presentations sessions. Universitywide participants represent a variety of disciplines such as Psychology, Communication, Nursing, International Affairs, Kinesiology, Women's Studies, English, Sociology, and Political Science.  More

The Naked Arts - Creativity Exposed! (Act III)

Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:15–1 p.m. (Act III)
Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center

The Naked Arts: Creativity Exposed! is a three-part event that exposes the inner creative process of artists working in various disciplines. Presenters will describe the process, research, and other creative aspects undertaken to bring an artistic creation from initial inspiration to the stage or gallery.  More

students playing bassUNH Student Composers Concert

Friday, April 25, 2014, 8 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

This special annual event features original compositions by UNH music majors.  More

UNH Wind Symphony, Andrew Boysen conducting

Sunday, April 27, 2014, p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

The Wind Symphony program will include Symphony in B Flat by Paul Hindemith, Sanctuary by Frank Ticheli (conducted by Daniel Fryburg), and Symphony No. 2 by David Gillingham (conducted by David Gillingham).  More

Musical Theatre Showcase

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 7 p.m.
Hennessy Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

Entertaining and inspiring showcases performed, directed, designed, and choreographed by Theatre and Dance students. Original student work encompasses a multitude of styles. Proceeds benefit theatre and dance scholarships. More

 

Jazz Piano Potpourri

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8 p.m.
Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts

Department of Music. More

Faculty Fellow Talk: Stephen Brunet

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 12:45–2 p.m.
Memorial Union Building, Room 302

Topic of the talk is “Living in the Shadow of the Past: The Ancient Olympics After Eight Centuries.”  More

UNH Jazz Bands

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8 p.m.
Brayton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center

The UNH Department of Music presents a Jazz Piano Potpourri, featuring the students of UNH faculty jazz pianist, Mark Shilansky. More

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Aerial Dance Showcase

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7 p.m.
Newman Dance Studio, New Hampshire Hall

Entertaining and inspiring showcases performed, directed, designed, and choreographed by Theatre and Dance students. Original student work encompasses a multitude of styles. Proceeds benefit theatre and dance scholarships. More

UNH Jazz Bands, Dave Seiler directing

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 8 p.m.
Johnson Theatre, Paul Creative Arts Center

UNH Jazz Bands, under the direction of Dave Seiler. The Jazz Bands cover a wide spectrum of big band literature, from the classics (Ellington, Basie) up through contemporary writers (Bob Mintzer, Maria Schneider).  More

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