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Weekdays, May 20 through June 7, 2013
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Continue reading "The Figure" Class Observation
New York-based performance artist Charley Friedman, a Lincoln native, offers a special guided tour of the Sheldon building as alter ego Bitzalel Friedemann.
Continue reading Museum Tour with Bitzalel Friedemann
This year's spring Visiting Writers Series will include a music theme. The final reading features a poetry reading and piano performance by Oni Buchanan and Jon Woodward.
Concert pianist Oni Buchanan is also an award-winning poet. Her third poetry book, Must a Violence (University of Iowa) appeared in 2012. Her second book of poetry,Spring (University of Illinois Press, 2008), was selected by Mark Doty as a winner of the National Poetry Series, and her first book, What Animal (UGA Press, 2003), was winner of the University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series competition.
John Walker is a transplanted Okie who calls Nebraska home. Retired from his first vocation of teaching philosophy at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he continues his second vocation of writing folky/bluesy songs and performing throughout the Midwest. He is a member of the Nebraska Arts Council’s Touring Artists Program. He performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts as Nebraska's representative to the Center's Statehood Days Concerts in 2003 and again in 2008 as a part of the Center’s celebration of “Arts Across America.” He writes songs and poems and stories because he can’t help it. He lives in Lincoln with his partner, Dena, and their dogs, Suzi and Sally the Westies and Muddy Waters the black Lab.
Continue reading NWU Visiting Writers Series: John Walker, singer/songwriter