College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Carl Kurtz will discuss his native seed production process including seasonal management of the production site, harvesting method, machinery required, yield in pounds/acre and species diversity, bagging process, seed analysis and marketing strategy. Kurtz is a multi-talented naturalist and farmer who does freelance writing, photography, teaching, lecturing, tallgrass prairie reconstruction and produces native prairie seed. He is probably best known for his photography with photos appearing nationwide in more than 50 publications and is the author of Iowa’s Wild Places and A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction.
Several focus groups will be held November 7-11 as part of the Town Hall residency by Sojurn and TEAM theatre companies to explore the Iowa Caucus process. Student Republicans are invited to attend the November 8 focus group. To RSVP or for more information, contact Karen Mitchell at email@example.com.
Visiting artists the Zodiac Ensemble will present a recital. Comprised of reedsmen Aaron Kruziki and Mike Bjella, bassist Karl McComas-Reichl, and drummers Colin Stranahan and Devin Drobka, the Zodiac Ensemble has given concerts across the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. The Zodiac's unique style is based around strong melody and group improvisation informed by the New York jazz scene, Armenian folk music, honesty, American top 40, sacred music and their collective classical background. This event is free and open to the public.
This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the title of Instrumental Concerto Competition winner, and the opportunity to perform as soloist with a premiere School of Music large ensemble in the spring. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Several focus groups will be held November 7-11 as part of the Town Hall residency by Sojurn and TEAM theatre companies to explore the Iowa Caucus process. Democrats are invited to attend the November 7 focus group in Meeting Room B of the Waterloo Public Library. To RSVP or for more information, contact Karen Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNI Jazz Band One, under the direction of Chris Merz will offer a fall concert with repertoire and soloists to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
Coordinated by faculty artist Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Festival will offer hands on workshops as well as a performance by guest artist Patricia McCarty, viola, at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 4 in Davis Hall, as well as a Festival Gala Concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 in Davis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will coordinate this recital featuring student musicians and faculty artists from the piano studio at UNI performing works by celebrated composer and pianist Franz Liszt. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of percussion professor Randy Hogancamp, the UNI Percussion, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Ricardo Salvador, program officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will discuss the links between community health, food, soil, water, and the system of food and agriculture we currently have but should change if we wish to be healthier.