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2nd Thursday concerts return with Dvořák

Since 1980, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series has offered showcase performances by UGA students and faculty the second Thursday of each month throughout the academic year. Proceeds from individual ticket sales and season subscriptions allow for yearlong academic scholarships and assistantships and present donors the opportunity to sponsor individual students in the music school. What has truly been an innovative link between entertainment for the community and student acheivement continues in September with an...

UGA to premiere Vogel's 'Things Fall Apart'

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Next week, UGA will host the world premiere of a new musical work by professor emeritus Roger Vogel:

 

"Things Fall Apart," a song cycle by University of Georgia's Roger C. Vogel based on excerpts from Chinua Achebe's novel of the same name, will premiere Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Ramsey Concert Hall of the UGA Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

UGA Observatory Open House Sept. 7

 

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The University of Georgia department of physics and astronomy in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host its monthly observatory open house Sept. 7 from 9-10:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the physics building.

The distant planets of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune, will be visible if the sky is clear. The Andromeda Galaxy, which is 2 million light years away and the nearest large galaxy to the Milky Way, will be readily visible...

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