Tag Arts

University Theatre premieres play for young audiences

February 22, 2002

Award-winning playwright Steve Feffer takes a look at consumer culture, memory, and the powerful love that binds families together in his new play for young audiences, "The House I Call Love," opening this March at the University Theatre.

‘Careless Love’ takes comic look at romance

February 18, 2002

Len Jenkin's existential comedy 'Careless Love' promises to shake up Valentine's Day this year. University Theatre's production of 'Careless Love' runs February 14-16, 21-23 and 28, and March 1-2 and 7-8 in the Hemsley Theatre, Vilas Hall.

Afro-cuban dancer/folklorist to teach and perform

February 8, 2002

JosŽ Francisco Barroso, renowned Afro-Cuban dancer, folklorist and teacher will be the Dance Program's guest artist-in-residence in February and return to campus to perform at Mills Hall Friday, March 8.

Student dance concert scheduled this weekend

February 6, 2002

Three talented student choreographers and scholarship winners kick off the spring dance season at UW–Madison with a concert Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, at 8 p.m., filled with new works ranging from large group pieces to solo, tap, and multimedia works.

Visiting artists meld media, dance

January 29, 2002

Composer Mark Coniglio and choreographer Dawn Stoppiello, recognized innovators in the field of dance and interactive media, will conduct a weeklong workshop for students during a residency at UW–Madison through Feb. 2.

Interior design ranks 14th

January 29, 2002

A study of 150 U.S. accredited interior design programs has ranked the UW–Madison program 14th.

Acoustic Africa on stage

January 28, 2002

Senegalese master musician and Grammy nominee Baaba Maal appears Feb. 9 at Wisconsin Union Theater.

Artists’ books displayed, discussed

January 23, 2002

An artists' books collection, one of the largest of its kind in the nation, is now on display in four locations, with accompanying lectures planned.

Union theater presents duo

January 19, 2002

World-renowned recorder player Michala Petri will partner with Manuel Barrueco, a superb guitarist and elegant musician, at the Wisconsin Union Theater Saturday, Jan. 26.

Quartet records Dvorak

January 16, 2002

The Pro Arte String Quartet has released its debut recording, containing two of Antonin Dvorak's string quartets.

Students screen films

December 11, 2001

The Thai Pavilion at Olbrich Gardens, the Supermax prison, and the Wisconsin fish fry tradition will be among the topics of student documentaries to be screened Dec. 13-14.

Art enhances building projects

December 5, 2001

From art glass to stained glass, holography to tapestry, installations, murals, paintings and more, Wisconsin's Percent for Art program has played an integral role in building projects on campus.

Emerson quartet to perform

November 20, 2001

The Emerson String Quartet will perform at the Wisconsin Union Theater Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m.

Miniature courtship: Elvehjem showcases India art

November 9, 2001

'Courtship in Indian Miniatures' from the Watson Collection will be on display Nov. 10-Jan. 6 in the Mayer Gallery of the Elvehjem Museum of Art.

Beal headlines faculty dance concert

November 8, 2001

What do Bobby McFerrin, Frank Zappa, Momix, NASA, the Moscow Circus and the San Francisco '49ers have in common? They've all had the pleasure of working with multi-talented, dancer/choreographer Tandy Beal, guest artist-in-residence at the UW–Madison Dance Program.

‘Trojan Women’ blends Greek, Asian styles

November 7, 2001

Ancient Greek tragedy blends with the traditional Asian performance styles of kabuki, Noh and Bunraku in the University Theatre's production of Euripides's 'Trojan Women.'

Film festival gets grant

November 6, 2001

The Wisconsin Film Festival scheduled April 4-7 has received a $10,000 grant from the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Arts administrators go online

October 25, 2001

Current students, active professionals and alumni now have a new online discussion tool in the form of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration IdeaPortal.

Many voices: Films of the Caribbean to be shown Nov. 8-11

October 24, 2001

Cross-cultural encounters are hallmarks of life in the Caribbean region, home to people whose traditions -- from African to Spanish, French, English and indigenous -- are as diverse as their voices.

Chinese scrolls on view at Elvehjem museum

October 23, 2001

Two Chinese scroll portraits are on view through December at the Elvehjem Museum of Art, on temporary loan from the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.