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Tags: Spotlight on the Arts

Mon, 11/15/2021 - 11:06am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series concert features the Jazz Ensemble and Glee Clubs in Hodgson Hall on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is part of the Spotlight on the Arts Festival. The program opens with Jazz Ensemble I Big Band, which is Hodgson School’s advanced Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave D’Angelo, Lecturer of Jazz. This group plays at a variety of events, both on and off campus, and is a key component of…
Fri, 11/12/2021 - 4:42pm
With Rent and UGA Opera Theatre lighting up campus stages tonight, Spotlight on the Arts continues all weekend. And tomorrow, Saturday November 13 is Spotlight on the Arts Family Day 2021 Celebrate the arts at UGA. The 10th Spotlight on the Arts Festival Family Day will include dance, music, art-making activities, exhibitions, demonstrations and more.  10:00 - 12:00 pm: Georgia Museum of Art Family Day "Collective Impressions" 10:00 - 10:15 am:…
Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:17am
Beginning this Friday, November 8, the first-of-its-kind endeavor, By Our Hands – a cross-institutional theatrical experience between Spelman College, the University of Georgia, librarians, archivists, students, professionals, incarcerated individuals, and community partners – takes the Fine Arts theatre stage. The Georgia Incarceration Performance Project incorporates scenes directly from Georgia history to negotiate our relationship with…
Fri, 11/01/2019 - 12:40pm
The performance and exhibition offerings continue to reach ever-higher in this, the eighth annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival, Nov. 6-17: The creative work presented over the 12-day festival highlights the breadth of arts offerings on campus, and it includes performances and exhibitions by UGA faculty and students as well as visiting artists from around the world. Many of the events are free or discounted for UGA students, and the annual…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:36am
Based on the three-movement 1952 John Cage composition "Four minutes, thirty-three seconds," the Spotlight on the Arts festival hosted the fifth-annual competition highlighting scholarly research by UGA students on Nov. 7. Poster and presentation winners were: Bridget Dooley PhD Creative Writing, English. Advisor: LeAnne Howe Her PhD dissertation, Night of the Same Day, documents her research into the extraordinary life and storytelling of her …
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 9:50am
The department of dance steps into the Spotlight beginning tonight with its 2018 Senior Exit and YCL Emerging Choreographers Concert at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre, located in the Dance Building on Sanford Drive: The Senior Exit Dance Concert is a compilation of knowledge and artistic decisions that each dance major has discovered for themselves in the last four years. From various music and styles of dance, the show encompasses a spectrum…
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 1:55pm
This fall, painter and Willson Center Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding Rebecca Rutstein will embark on her fifth deep-sea expedition/artist’s residency, with a team of scientists led by the University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye and the University of North Carolina’s Andreas Teske. While the scientists study hydrothermal vents and the unique carbon-cycling processes occurring in Mexico’s Guaymas Basin in the Sea of Cortez, Rutstein…
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:06am
The intent of the partnership between UGA and the Peace Corps is to promote skills in four key areas identified by the Peace Corps as being essential to future volunteers: foreign language proficiency, intercultural competence, professional savvy and leadership, and other sector-specific skills. Many students enter UGA with much more on their mind than financial or material success: they want to make a contribution, positively affect the larger…

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