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Performing Arts, Music and Theatre

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences presents 220east After-Work, a partnership between CHAS, Cedar Valley Chamber Music, JSA Development and Main Street Waterloo. Look forward to your Wednesday evenings by joining Cedar Valley Chamber Music for our 2014 concert series at 220east. UNI faculty and students, WCF Symphony guest soloists and special guests highlight eleven week of concerts at a unique venue. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concerts are 5:15-6 p.m. Admission is free; good will donations accepted. Complimentary wine at all concerts is provided in partnership with CU restaurant. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Coordinated by professor of composition and theory Jonathan Schwabe, UNI School of Music student composers will showcase their work in this spring recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Daniel Galyen, the Symphonic Band will offer a spring concert with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

See the "best of the best" performances from our beginning and advanced level performance classes. From traditional performances of literature to unexpected and experimental performances, you will laugh, cry and beg for more!

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30 pm

When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Ronald Johnson, the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony will offer a spring concert as part of the Spotlight Series. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 7:30 pm

When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Coordinated by UNI School of Music faculty artists, student musicians will offer a chamber music concert. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor John Len Wiles, the UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club will offer a spring concert as part of the Spotlight Series. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Corey Dolgon, a Ph.D. in American Culture and Sociology Professor, has been performing “singing lectures” for more than a decade. Focusing on the role that folksongs play in the U.S. labor movement, Corey’s words and music bring both history and theory to life. He is a long-time labor activist and community organizer and has used folk songs to build solidarity on the line and engage students in the classroom. This singing lecture covers labor history from a multicultural perspective and examines the function of folk songs in workers’ lives, labor and organizing. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the UNI Interpreters Theatre, the Department of Communication Studies and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Michael Krajewski, guitar will present a recital. Michael J. Krajewski earned his Bachelors of Music at Berklee College of Music (1998) in Professional Music and Master of Music at Georgia State University (2007) in Jazz Studies, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree with a secondary area in Music Education at the University of Minnesota (2013). Michael is on the guitar faculty at Minnesota State University Moorhead, and at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and maintains an active private studio in Woodbury, MN. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Coordinated and conducted by UNI School of Music faculty artists Dyan Meyer and John Len Wiles, the UNI Women’s Chorus and the Men’s Glee Club Camerata will present a spring performance. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of faculty artist and conductor Robert Washut, the UNI Jazz Panthers will offer a spring concert. UNI alumnus Mike Conrad will be the featured guest artist and will be a jazz piano and trombone soloist as well as a composer/arranger from whom the Jazz Panthers have commissioned a special piece. This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences presents 220east After-Work, a partnership between CHAS, Cedar Valley Chamber Music, JSA Development and Main Street Waterloo. Look forward to your Wednesday evenings by joining Cedar Valley Chamber Music for our 2014 concert series at 220east. UNI faculty and students, WCF Symphony guest soloists and special guests highlight eleven week of concerts at a unique venue. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concerts are 5:15-6 p.m. Admission is free; good will donations accepted. Complimentary wine at all concerts is provided in partnership with CU restaurant. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:30 pm

The UNI Jazz Band III and the UNI Concert Band will present a shared spring concert under the direction of Chris Merz, Daniel Galyen and graduate student conductors. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform at 12 noon at the Campanile on the UNI Campus. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Final Thursday Reading Series will host Larry Baker, author of the new novel The Education of Nancy Adams. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Participants are invited to share five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured author takes the stage at 8 p.m. followed by a short question and answer period as time allows. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Final Thursday Press; Hearst Center for the Arts; UNI College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences; and Cup of Joe.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:30 pm

CLUB SERIES - Beginning in the New York coffeehouse and club circuits with her trademark Grammy nominated hit "Stay (I Missed You)", Lisa Loeb returns to the pop/rock world with her newest record, "No Fariy Tale."

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