Spotlight on the Arts

Four Thirty-Three: Spotlight on Scholarship

Posted 3 years 10 months ago

In 1952, American experimental composer John Cale composed a three-movement composition, Four minutes, thirty-three seconds, or Four thirty-three. Written for any instrument or combination of instruments, the score instructs the performer(s) not to play their instrument(s) during the entire duration of the piece throughout the three movements. The piece purports to consist of the sounds of the environment that the listeners hear while it is performed, although it is commonly perceived as "four minutes thirty-three seconds of silence". The title refers to the total length in minutes and...

Spotlight on the Arts: Opera Theatre

Posted 3 years 10 months ago
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We'll be highlighting a few of the upcoming Spotlight on the Arts events, and first but not least is the UGA Opera Theatre production of 'Hansel and Gretel':

 University of Georgia Opera Theatre will present "Hansel and Gretel" in a three-night engagement Nov. 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

The performance, part of both the UGA Spotlight on the Arts Festival and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series, also features the Georgia Children's Chorus, dance department and UGA Symphony Orchestra, conducted by professor Mark Cedel.


Spotlight on the Arts: Focus on Film

Posted 4 years 9 months ago

Bayou Maharajah screening, Q&A sells out Ciné theatre

By Jessica Luton


Every seat in the house was filled at Cinè Monday night for the showing of Bayou Maharajah, a film directed by UGA alum Lily Keber and produced by UGA Grady telecommunications professor and Peabody Awards Associate Director Nate Kohn. 

The event was co-sponsored by Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at UGA, in conjunction with the more than 60 events scheduled with the Spotlight on the Arts Festival...

Spotlight on the Arts 2013

Posted 4 years 9 months ago
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This year's Spotlight on the Arts kicks off later this week, and in the interest of helping you navigate the tremendous volume of events happening all over campus, here are the events that are most fine-and-performing-arts-centric, in the opinion of your humble Chronicles blog:

The Lamar Dodd School of Art will hold a school-wide open house with special activities in the main building, the ceramics building, and the sculpture and jewelry and metals building on Nov. 7. The school also will present an exhibition by first-year M.F.A. students with an opening reception on Nov. 7, plus a...

Dance Senior Exit concert

Posted 4 years 10 months ago
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With the Spotlight on the Arts festival just around the corner, campus wil be rung with performances. The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is Nov. 6-8 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater:

The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is choreographed by senior, junior and sophomore dance majors who will demonstrate their artistic talents, dedication and passion for the art of dance.  BFA candidate in dance Farrah Nixon and BA candidate in dance Tyler Williams will present their original choreographic work, along with third year BFA candidates Kalela...