Published Date:January 30, 2013
Sinfonia da Cameras next concert will feature some special guests an assortment of telescopes aimed at the night sky, and the meteorite that ate Detroit, on loan from the Staerkel Planetarium. These attractions will help set the mood for a program that Sinfonia music director Ian Hobson has titled The Solar System.
January 30, 2013
Published Date:January 16, 2013
Since the 1940s, Brazil has been called the country of the future. The tag has hung on for so long, it has generated another adage: Brazil is the country of the future and always will be. This position perpetually on the cusp serves in part as the inspiration for Blind Field, an exhibition of contemporary Brazilian art opening at Krannert Art Museum on Jan. 25 (Friday).
January 16, 2013
Published Date:November 9, 2012
Bruno Nettl, a professor emeritus of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois, is one of four international musicians who recently was awarded the inaugural Taichi Traditional Music Award, given by the China Conservatory and the Taichi Traditional Music Foundation.
November 9, 2012
Published Date:October 15, 2012
Those wanting to take in all of the next Roger Eberts Film Festival, or Ebertfest, can purchase festival passes starting Nov. 1.
October 15, 2012
Published Date:October 4, 2012
Bruno Nettl, a professor emeritus of music and of anthropology at the University of Illinois, has been awarded the Charles Homer Haskins Prize, presented annually to a distinguished humanist by the American Council of Learned Societies. This honor includes a cash award and asks the recipient to deliver the Haskins Prize Lecture reflecting on a lifetime of work as a scholar and an institution builder at the Council of Learned Societies annual meeting in May 2014.
October 4, 2012