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Undergraduate Art History and Criticism Symposium April 24

Undergraduate Art History and Criticism Symposium April 24

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Art, Design, and Art History will hold its annual Undergraduate Art History and Criticism Symposium, on Friday, April 24, at noon in the Sverdrup Building, room 123. Discussion topics will include Michelozzo’s architecture in the Florentine Renaissance, Timurid manuscripts during the reign of Sultan Husayn Mirza Bayqara, and the Herter Brothers firm […]

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Webster Students Participate in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ SHAKE 38

Webster Students Participate in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ SHAKE 38

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University invites members of the Webster community to join them at the Conservatory Spaces in Old Orchard on Thursday, April 23, at 10:15 a.m., for a short program of exciting, original theatre. Building on an ongoing partnership, students from the Creative Dramatics class in the Conservatory of Theatre […]

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Upcoming Music Performances: Opera Scenes, Jazz, Student Composers, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Choral Ensembles

Upcoming Music Performances: Opera Scenes, Jazz, Student Composers, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Choral Ensembles

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience upcoming musical offerings in late April and early May: Spring Opera Scenes, April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., Community Music School Webster University Jazz Collective and Jazz Singers, April 20 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium Webster University New Music Ensemble performing the music of Brian […]

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German Film Series Commemorates End of World War I, opens April 14 with ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

German Film Series Commemorates End of World War I, opens April 14 with ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The German program in the Department of International Languages and Cultures of the College of Arts & Sciences will commemorate the centennial of the end of World War I with three screenings of films about war and Germany, with a brief historical introduction before each one. The series opens Tuesday, April 14, with a screening […]

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Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign Ends May 8

Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign Ends May 8

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Arts and Education Council (A&E) Workplace Giving Campaign has begun. Please help us to reach our goal of $3,200 in 2015. The campaign will run through Friday, May 8. The arts are vital to the St. Louis region and help make it a great place to live. For over 50 years, the Arts […]

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Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University Chamber Singers are slated to perform at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibit space re-opening on Friday, May 1. The group will sing a new choral work that has been commissioned for the the grand re-opening. After researching St. Louis area universities, composer David Lang reached out to Trent […]

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Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents the 2015 Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) April 17-19, under the artistic direction of Beckah Reed. This year’s diverse annual concert includes six choreographers who have created original works in ballet, contemporary and aerial dance, with live music and video. This diverse […]

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Webster Dance Performs at Central Region ACDA Conference

Webster Dance Performs at Central Region ACDA Conference

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University students in the Department of Dance performed at the Central Region American College Dance Association (ACDA) Conference March 21-24 at Southeast Missouri State University. The conference was attended by 19 other colleges and universities from across the region and included daily dance technique classes taught by collegiate faculty as well as special guest […]

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Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibition examining work and letters of renowned World War I-era French artist Raymond Fontanet (known as Renefer) is now on display at the Webster Groves campus, curated by a Webster University student. “Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’’ is curated for the Centre Francophone by Shelby Wratchford, a double-major in Art and […]

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Conservatory Presents ‘Honk!’ March 27-29

Conservatory Presents ‘Honk!’ March 27-29

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts performs “Honk!” this weekend, March 27-29. “Honk!” is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Ducking” and features music by George Stiles. Musical Theatre International said, “A heart-warming tale and a quackingly good time, Honk! is a deeply moving, creatively masterful adaptation of one of the most beloved fables of […]

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