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Juried Exhibition lets BFA students showcase art

Jamie Lyons April 22, 2010

For undergraduate art students across campus, an entire semester will come down to one exhibit. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Juried Exhibition opened Monday, but the reception for the show is tonight from...

Bands gearing up for Bonnaroo

Jamie Lyons April 20, 2010

With just over eight weeks before tens of thousands of music fanatics swarm into Manchester, Tenn., the bands on the lineup for the 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival are getting ready to put on quite...

Musician to rejuvenate students with veena

Jamie Lyons April 14, 2010

Any student in the school of music will testify to the challenges of learning an instrument, and how long it takes to master it. But for Vidvan Balakrishna, the process of learning the ancient Indian string...

Balakrishna brings veena music to Alabama

Jamie Lyons April 13, 2010

Vidvan Balakrishna, a musician from India, brought Carnatic music to life in Don Fader’s 8 a.m. Music in World Cultures class on Tuesday. Carnatic music is one of two genres of Indian classical music...

Breaking out of the barbershop

Jamie Lyons April 7, 2010

Tonic Sol-Fa, an a cappella quartet, will perform as a part of the Celebrity Series in the Concert Hall of the Moody Music Building on Sunday at 2 pm. The all-male group hails from the Midwest and tours...

To Prank or Not To Prank…

Jamie Lyons March 31, 2010

Mark Twain said, “The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.” April 1, known as April Fools’ Day, is a holiday observed in many parts of the world. The...

A new plan for Honors College students

Jamie Lyons March 30, 2010

As graduation looms just around the corner, I find myself wondering if anything that I did during my four years at this University will be remembered in the years to come. What is my legacy? What impact...

Creative Campus hosts storytelling festival

Jamie Lyons March 28, 2010

The second annual Black Warrior Storytelling Festival on Sunday integrated children’s arts and crafts, music and the art of oral storytelling. Despite being moved to the rainy day location, families,...

Storytelling Festival Broadens Scope

Jamie Lyons March 24, 2010

Creative Campus will present the second annual Black Warrior Storytelling Festival at the Park at Manderson Landing on Saturday. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is free for all to attend....

Moody screens Westergaard’s Alice In Wonderland opera

Jamie Lyons March 10, 2010

Peter Westergaard is as delightful as he is accomplished. With an impressive seven operas under his belt, and countless other pieces for voice and instrument, Westergaard has undoubtedly achieved his...

The Gondoliers – humor and song

Jamie Lyons March 5, 2010

The School of Music Opera Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers” this weekend in the Choral Opera Room of Moody Music Building. The shows are at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday...

Jewish Film Festival Appeals to Broad Interests

Jamie Lyons February 25, 2010

The Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County and Temple Emanu-El will present the Eighth Annual Jewish Film Festival this weekend. The opening reception and food festival begin at 6 p.m. Saturday,...

Big band comes to Bama

Jamie Lyons February 19, 2010

The Bama Theatre is about to become a time machine taking Tuscaloosa back to a musical period when bands were big and one orchestra led by Glenn Miller was the biggest of all. “The World Famous Glenn...

Benefit for upcoming local music festival

Benefit for upcoming local music festival

Jamie Lyons February 11, 2010

A fundraiser for the Druid City Arts Festival will feature bands from Hackberry Records at Little Willie’s starting at 10 p.m. Saturday. There will be a $5 cover charge, which will go towards costs...

Some Super Bowl commercials generate controversy

Jamie Lyons February 4, 2010

Nearly 100 million Americans will tune in to see the Super Bowl this Sunday on CBS, according to the network. Every year, companies spend huge sums of money to air their best and most creative commercials...

Region honors MLK’s legacy

Jamie Lyons January 20, 2010

Twenty years have passed since President Ronald Reagan signed legislation to create a national holiday celebrating the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The bill triggered deep divisions...

Bama Theatre holds acoustic night

Jamie Lyons January 14, 2010

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa is hosting an Acoustic Night in the Bama Theatre’s Greensboro Room, tonight at 7 p.m. The event will feature Judd and Maggie, as well as Sparrow and the Ghost. There will...

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