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Early music concerts planned

July 1, 2002

The Madison Early Music Festival adopts a French accent for its third season, devoting a significant portion of its offerings to Medieval and Renaissance France.

Tintypes offers pure entertainment

June 21, 2002

The University Theatre's summer season kicks off this June with Mary Kyte's "Tintypes," a Tony-nominated musical that charts the course of America's history at the tumultuous turn-of-the-century.

Carillon recitals set for Sundays

June 18, 2002

University carillonneur Lyle Anderson plans to perform free public recitals weekly on Sundays at 3 p.m., June 23-Aug. 11.

Luso-Brazilian experts to gather

June 5, 2002

A conference, "Luso-Brazilian Studies in the New Millennium," is scheduled June 14-15 at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.

Humanities center plans a busy year

May 29, 2002

The Center for the Humanities will feature six prominent speakers in its 2002-03 Humanities Without Boundaries Lecture Series. The center also will present panels on 'Women and Science' and 'Rembrandt and the Jews.' From April 7-13, the center will sponsor lectures, performances and events commemorating the centennial of 'The Souls of Black Folk' by W.E.B. Du Bois.

Wisconsin Union Theater announces 2002-2003 season

May 1, 2002

The Wisconsin Union Theater's next season of arts and entertainment events, planned by students and staff of the Union Theater, features professional artists and attractions in three annual series and a special.

Digital Bazaar set for Humanities

April 29, 2002

The annual Digital Bazaar Friday, May 3, features many forms of electronically produced, modified or presented art.

New master’s exhibits to open

April 27, 2002

Presenting innovative artwork in master's degree exhibitions, Carol Parker and Laurel Lueders fill the Gallery of Design May 3-10 with images that shift the boundaries between public and private space.

Professor illuminates art of friendship

April 26, 2002

A.D. Pirous, one of Indonesia's most distinguished artists, has many stories to tell: making propaganda posters during the national revolution during the late 1940s, studying abstract art with Dutch cubists, organizing Indonesia's Istiqlal Festival of Islamic Art, trying to prevent his paintings from being faked or stolen, voicing his anguish about state-sponsored atrocities in his home province of Aceh. Kenneth M. George, professor of anthropology at UW–Madison since 1999, has been Pirous' friend for the last 17 years.

Four to receive art awards

April 25, 2002

The Arts Institute plans to recognize faculty, staff and students for excellence in creative inquiry, outreach and professional excellence. Recipients will be recognized at a program and reception Friday, April 26.

Festival melds technology, arts

April 23, 2002

The annual Festival of Interarts and Technology will showcase a wide range of visual, multimedia and performing works by student artists.

Campus jazz band, in midst of tour, to cut first CD at area club

April 18, 2002

The UW Jazz Big Band, 18 student musicians under the direction of Claude Cailliet, is busy touring this spring and plans to record a compact disc at a concert at Luther's Blues Wednesday, April 24, at 9:30 p.m.

‘Flea In Her Ear’ closes University Theatre season

April 18, 2002

Mistaken identities, attempted indiscretions, high fashion and a hilarious cast of characters combine with uproarious results in the University Theatre's last play of the spring season. 'A Flea in Her Ear,' an outrageous French farce, is transported to the wild 1960s in a modern translation by acclaimed Chicago director Frank Galati. Veteran University Theatre director Norma Saldivar heads a cast and production team as they take a no-holds-barred romp through the show.

Faculty stage dance concert

April 18, 2002

The Spring Faculty Concert April 25-27, 8 p.m. in the Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, features visiting artist Barbara Grubel and other faculty artists.

Class stages African art exhibition

April 16, 2002

Sixteen students in an art history class have been preparing since September for an African art exhibition.

Student art show runs through May 12

April 12, 2002

The UW–Madison Student Art Show opens today, April 12, in the Wisconsin Union Art galleries.

Santos and Machete Ensemble to close out residency

April 12, 2002

Master percussionist John Santos concludes his UW–Madison residency Saturday, April 27, at 8 p.m. when he performs with the Machete Ensemble and special guest Ko-Thi Dance at the Wisconsin Union Theater.

Bill Ware’s Vibes to perform at Union Terrace

April 12, 2002

Bill Ware's Vibes Four, a group of spoken word and jazz performers, is stopping in Madison on Sunday, April 21, 2-3 p.m. during 'Beatfest 2002,' a monthlong national tour from New York to Los Angeles promoting poetry, poetry slams and spoken word performance.

Getting inside contemporary studio case furniture

April 5, 2002

Organized by the Elvehjem Museum of Art, 'Contemporary Studio Case Furniture: The Inside Story' opens Saturday, April 6, with 37 pieces of case furniture by contemporary artists.

Student dancers showcase work

April 2, 2002

Students dancers are rehearsing for a spring concert to be presented April 12-13 at Lathrop Hall.