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UMKC Gallery of Art: 2014 UMKC Student Exhibition

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Department of Art and Art History.] The annual UMKC Student Art Exhibition begins this Thursday at the UMKC Gallery of Art, 203 Fine Are Arts Building, 5015 Holmes St.

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Artist Aaron Dworkin to be Honored at UMKC

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Arts and Literature, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Artist and performer Aaron Dworkin, 2005 MacArthur Fellow, former National Arts Policy Committee member, and founder of the Sphinx Organization, is the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance’s inaugural Musical Bridges Francis Family Foundation Fellow.

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UMKC V-Day Benefit Performance Takes Place Tonight — March 4

February 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Violence Prevention and Response project will present its 2014 production of The Vagina Monologues on Tuesday, March 4.

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Artist Jorge García Almodóvar Presents “en bloc” at UMKC Gallery of Art

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was submitted by the Gallery of Art] The upcoming exhibit at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Gallery of Art is Jorge García Almodóvar’s “en bloc.” Almodóvar’s work is driven by his belief in simplicity of expression. He systematically strips away non-essential elements, to emphasize the convergence of composition, form and color.

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Alt Lecture: Leah Silvieus and Judith Levy at UMKC Gallery of Art

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] Judith G. Levy, a multidisciplinary artist, and Leah Silvieus, a poet and performer, will participate in an informal discussion and audience exercise as part of Alt. Lecture KC at the UMKC Gallery of Art at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24.

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“When I Come to Die” Begins Feb. 14 at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by Kansas City Repertory Theatre.] Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s “When I Come to Die” will run Feb. 14 – March 16 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut streets in downtown Kansas City, MO. The play was written by Nathan Louis Jackson

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UMKC Gallery of Art Exhibition Redefines 21st Century Marriage

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Mission and Goals, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] The Graduate Art History Association presents their first exhibition, “We Now Pronounce You: Redefining Marriage in the 21st Century.” The exhibition will feature contemporary artists from UMKC who have created visual interpretations of what

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Bobby Watson’s New Album is a Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

January 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Academic units, Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Faculty, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Bobby Watson, celebrated jazz saxophonist and director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Jazz Studies program, has a new album available on iTunes. Watson’s “Check Cashing Day” features spoken word, vocals and swing, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Joseph Parisi

December 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Awards and honors, Faculty, Profiles, Promotion and Tenure, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide

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Women’s Center Vagina Monologues Auditions Begin Nov. 8

November 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women’s Center.] In mid-November, the UMKC Women’s Center and Violence Prevention and Response Project will host auditions for the 2014 production of “The Vagina Monologues.” All skill levels are welcome, and no memorization is required.

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