October 29th 2010 | Posted In: Music | Posted by: Union College
Concert to raise funds, awareness for Salvadorian literacy
Among a sea of young faces, eighty-year-old Maria's expectant smile stood out. Although the El Salvador Literacy Program mainly serves youth, it is not uncommon to find parents and grandparents among the students.
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October 26th 2010 | Posted In: Artist Opportunities | Posted by: Lincoln Arts Council
The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra announces auditions for the 2011 Young Lions All-Star Band. Students selected for the band will perform in concert with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra and guest artist Scott Robinson on Friday, February 18, 2011 at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, NE. This is an outstanding opportunity for students to perform with some of the greatest jazz musicians in the area.
Rules, Guidelines & Eligibility:
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October 26th 2010 | Posted In: Literary | Posted by: Nebraska Center for the Book
The celebration is open to the public and will include a program by Dr. Joseph J. Wydeven on The Home Place by Wright Morris, the 2010 One Book One Nebraska selection. One Book One Nebraska is a statewide reading program encouraging all Nebraskans to read and talk about the same book. Throughout 2010, Nebraskans have been reading, discussing and learning about Wright Morris, The Home Place, and the interaction between photo and text. 2010 One Book One Nebraska is hosted by the Lone Tree Literary Society and is sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book, Nebraska Humanities Council, Nebraska Library Association, Nebraska Library Commission, and the University of Nebraska Press. Public nominations for the 2011 One Book One Nebraska were submitted in June and July.
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October 25th 2010 | Posted In: Visual | Posted by: Grand Manse Gallery
The Grand Manse Gallery proudly presents "From a Distance", pastel paintings by Jennifer Homan. A breathtaking, colorful collection of observations depicting the presence of life (human and otherwise) on the Great Plains. Homan has been awarded honors at both state and national juried exhibits and has earned an associate membership in the prestigious Pastel Society of America. Jennifer hopes viewers will take notice of the true beauty our Great Plains have to offer as they travel from painting to painting.
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October 22nd 2010 | Posted In: Visual | Posted by: Haydon Art Center
Nov. 18 - Dec. 24 the Haydon Art Center will be hosting "Small Treasures" our Annual Artist Members Juried Exhibition. Jured by Julie Farstad, Assistant Professor of Painting at Kansas City Art Institute.
Artwork by 38 artists. All work is under 18" and below $500.
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