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CSO Presentation of ‘Ivan the Terrible’ to Feature UIC Faculty

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Faculty from the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in “Ivan the Terrible.”

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Worlds Imagined: The Maps of Imaginary Places Collection

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Authors who create elaborate fantasy worlds often provide maps to guide readers through these imaginary lands. Texas A&M University’s Cushing Memorial Library and Archives invites visitors to explore fantasy maps with the new exhibit, Worlds Imagined: The Maps of Imaginary Places Collection.

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Psychology Explains How to Win an Oscar

If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.

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UC Irvine Cross-Campus Collaboration Delivers New Certificate Program Aimed at Arts and Creative Professionals

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UC Irvine’s top ranking Paul Merage School of Business and national leader Claire Trevor School of the Arts unveiled today the brainchild of their collaborative efforts – The Certificate in Arts Management Program. Grounded in foundational business principles and focused on the pain points of today’s creative industries, the interactive, online certificate program is designed to enrich institutional capacity in arts management and to maximize the impact of the arts community as a whole.

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Fashion Forecasts for 2017: Less Cowhide, More Denim, Eye-Popping Sleeves -- and Consideration for the Planet

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After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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UF/IFAS Faculty Lead Contest That Connects Insects, Art

An interdisciplinary team of undergraduate students from across UF is helping to lead the contest. The team generates 3-D files -- based on real ants and spiders. For the contest, UF students in any discipline use the 3-D files of the insects and spiders to create three-dimensional sculpture and animation.

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"Band Geek" Photographer Captures Behind-the-Scenes Images of Marching Bands

During the past eight years, photography professor Walker Pickering has taken more than 6,600 photographs of the joy and tears involved with high school and college marching bands and drum corps.

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Reviving the Language – and Culture – of a Northern California Native People

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A researcher is pairing linguistics and Native American studies to help revive a culture.

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UIC Shakes Up ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Play with Female Casting

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UIC School of Theatre presents Glengarry Glen Ross with female cast.

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Film Expert Available to Discuss Coming Oscar Nominations

Paul Helford, the principal lecturer for creative media and film at Northern Arizona University, is available to discuss the nominations, what they mean for the film world and what nominees are likely to take home the statue.

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Robert Adam named 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize Laureate

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Robert Adam, an architect known for his scholarship as well as his practice, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Adam, the 15th Driehaus Prize laureate, will be awarded the $200,000 prize and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a ceremony on March 25 (Saturday) in Chicago.

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Hip-Hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students in Conversation on Leadership in Arts

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s Fishbowl conversation.

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Mandarin Makes You More Musical?

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Mandarin makes you more musical – and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That’s the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don’t’ rush just yet to sign your kids up for Chinese lessons instead of piano.

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Do Politicians Need Pop Stars? The Inauguration Query

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Children’s Beliefs About Talent Influence Music Participation

Many adults who believe they can’t carry a tune likely formed those beliefs in elementary school, according to new Northwestern University research.  

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Famed Mount Everest Climber Named 2017 Hickman Lectureship Speaker

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine has announced mountaineer Lou Kasischke as the speaker for the third J. Richard Hickman Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Lectureship. The 2017 lectureship will take place on Feb. 3 at 12:00 p.m. CST in Leighton Auditorium, Siebens 3. This lecture is open to Mayo Clinic staff.

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Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Continues to Climb Past R-Rated Films

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The amount of gun violence in top-grossing PG-13 movies, which can be seen by children of all ages, has continued to exceed the gun violence in the biggest box-office R-rated films, a new analysis published in the journal Pediatrics shows.

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University of Washington Law Professor Leads Group Defending 'Aural Tradition' of Creativity in Famous 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Case

Many pop songs that entertained millions were written by ear by composers, often people of color and from disadvantaged communities, unlearned in musical notation. A UW professor argues they should receive no less credit.

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The Nomadic Who? -- Broomball Documentary Features Clarkson University Alumnus

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David Zarneke plays broomball for the Nomadic Horde, a Washington, D.C., team that, improbably, took the Men's Class D Broomball Championship in 2012. The team's unlikely rise to the top is the subject of a documentary film, “The Nomadic Who?.

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Play an Instrument? You Probably React Faster, Too

Researchers at UdeM's audiology school find that musicians have faster reaction times than non-musicians – and that could have implications for the elderly.







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