music

Tuesday Tunes at the Georgia Center

Posted 1 week 5 days ago
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The first Tuesday of the month series Tuesday Tunes is an opportunity to enjoy live music at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education featuring UGA student performers:

Join us for this phenomenal and FREE student music series featuring new groups and fresh music each month. 

In August: Jazz Quintet from 5:30-7:30, led by Michael Jarrell.

ALL musicians are students or TAs at UGA's Hugh Hodgson School of Music, part of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences! And remember, this is a free event featuring future music superstars, so don't miss the chance to watch...

“A Night at the Morton: Soul Celebration” March 21

Posted 5 months 2 days ago
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Athens Music Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, presents “A Night at the Morton: Soul Celebration” March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Morton Theatre:

The interactive performance event, supported by a Public Impact Grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, is the third installment of this biannual program organized and directed by UGA music professors Jean Ngoya Kidula and Susan Thomas. Sponsors include the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the Institute for African American Studies and the...

Poet and visual artist Will Alexander to visit UGA

Posted 7 months 3 days ago
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Poet, novelist, visual artist, philosopher, essayist, and pianist Will Alexander visitis UGA and will present a public reading of his creative work on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. at Ciné:

Alexander was born in Los Angeles and received a B.A. from the University of California–Los Angeles. Alexander published his first poetry collection, Vertical Rainbow Climber (Jazz Press), in 1987. He went on to publish numerous books of poetry, including Kaleidoscopic Omniscience (Skylight Press, 2013), The Sri Lankan Loxodrome (New Directions, 2009), and Asia & Haiti (Sun & Moon Press...

Noted and Quoted, November 2017

Posted 8 months 3 weeks ago
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Franklin faculty and students appeared in a wide variety of media during the month of November. A sample:

UGA studies how stress affects vaccine effectiveness – assistant professor of psychology Katherine Ehrlich quoted in the Red &Black

Study says public’s politics are correlated with climate change opinion. They shouldn’t be – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd writes in his regular column at Forbes

Garnett S. Stokes appointed president of The University of New Mexico – UNM Newsroom, U.S. News & World Report, Missourian,...

African Perspectives at 20

Posted 9 months 1 week ago
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WUGA FM and the campus community celebrate 20 years of the station's longest-running weekly show, African Perspectives, this evening at the Foundry with a special broadcast production event:

Please join WUGA as we celebrate our longest-running local program, African Perspectives. The 20th Anniversary celebration will be held at The Foundry in Athens on Monday, November 13. Akinloye Ojo will host a special production of the program, which will be broadcast at a later date. Dance to the African rhythms, with guest performances by UGA African Students Union dancers, the African...

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