Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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Arts & Culture


Comedian and writer Karen Chee peforms Friday at the Stamp Student Union to help mark the 20th anniversary of UMD's Asian American Studies program.

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Comedic Identity

Late-night Writer, Stand-up Karen Chee’s Performance Marks Asian American Studies Anniversary

Cy Keener screengrab
Cy Keener screengrab

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Big Ten Network: Finding Art in Changing Environment

Assistant Professor Communicates Scientific Findings in Unique Visual Installations

Michael Kaiser portrait

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Art and Craft

UMD Arts Expert Helping Baltimore Orchestra Chart New Course

Collage of archival images from Cedar Haven

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Trail Through History

Students Create Heritage Tour Linking African American Past in Southern Prince George's County

Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o), T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Okoye (Danai Gurira) walk in "Black Panther"

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Queen of Costumes

Ruth E. Carter, Academy Award-winning Costume Designer of ‘Black Panther,’ to Visit Campus Today

Noises off

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Making All the Right ‘Noises’

Theater Students Juggle Chaos and Fun in Comedy ‘Noises Off’

February Fell from the Ladies Almanack

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An Illustrated History

Exhibit Celebrates Artwork of Innovative Feminist Djuna Barnes

Holodomor memorial

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Millions Gone, But Not Forgotten

New Exhibit Focuses on Memorial to Ukrainian Famine Victims

“Dementia Stain (Darkness Visible),” acrylic and embroidery on canvas

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Beautiful Minds

Exhibit Presents Artist’s Colorful Interpretations of PET Scans of Mental Illness

Torvald Helmer (Beth Rendely ’21) gives money to his wife, Nora (Des’ree Brown ’20)

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Theater Students Open New Doors to Ibsen’s ‘Doll House’

All-Women Cast Takes Unconventional Approach to Classic Play on Gender Roles

Screengrabs from “Little Women,” “Parasite,” “The Irishman” and “1917”

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Oscars’ Identity Problems

Academy Loves Old-Fashioned Movie—Maybe Too Much, Says Film Studies Professor

Chelsey Green (seated second from right, front row) plays her viola in support of Lizzo, whose performance opened the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards broadcast.

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Alum Has Grammys on a String

Boundary-Breaking Violist Performs Behind Lizzo

Collage of screengrabs from Super Bowl ads: Baby Mr. Peanut, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch and Chris Evans, and Lil Nas X

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Scoring the Super Bowl Ads

Which Commercials Popped—and Which Flopped? 3 Marketing Experts Break Them Down

Bearden's "The Family"

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An Activist’s Art

New Exhibit Highlights Romare Bearden’s Work Seeking Social Change

DJ/remixer/producer Tracy Young

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‘Rising’ to the Grammys

Terp DJ Is First Female Producer to Earn Nomination—and Win—for Best Remixed Recording

UMD Chamber Singers

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Getting a Handle on Handel

5 Facts About ‘Messiah’ Before Sunday Concert

Morgan Scott as Paul Laurence Dunbar in "Measure of Our Lives"

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Off the Wall

Students Bring Historical Figures to Life at Portrait Gallery

Oil pipeline

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Sensory Excavation

Art Professor Awarded Grant to Create Immersive Experience of One of World’s Largest Oil Reserves

Veterans meditate on lawn

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A Mission to Heal

Phillips Event to Highlight Connection for Veterans of Art, Mindfulness and Wellness

Performers in Flyin' West read a letter

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Theater Production Tells Pioneering Story

‘Flyin’ West’ Follows African American Women Staking Claims to Land in 1898

"Pansies and Tulips" artwork by John Paradiso

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Not Fading Away

New Exhibit Highlights Contemporary Artists’ Responses to HIV/AIDS

Mural on brick wall above Nando's Peri-Peri showing a yellow flower and a terrapin outline on a red, black and white background

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A Natural Fit

New Mural Enlivens Downtown Facade

Mwenso and the Shakes photo

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The Sights and Sounds of Harlem at 100

Michael Mwenso and the Shakes Bring Back the Harlem Renaissance at The Clarice

Illustration of African American man being kidnapped. The illustration reads, "Anti-Slavery Almanac. A Northern Freeman Enslaved by Northern Hands."

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The Other Slave Trade

Professor’s New Book Chronicles Story of Northern Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Journey Home

MPT stuff

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An Exhibit for Viewers Like You

UMD Libraries Showcases 50 Years of Maryland Public Television

Anton Schill (Sam Intrater ’22), left, and Claire (Denisse Peñaflor ’20), right, reunite in Güllen in a staging of "The Visit" at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

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Fresh Absurdity

‘The Visit’ Tells Timeless Story of Democracy Gone Amok

Woman walking in front of murals in storefront windows

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Windows on Local Art

Installation Brightens Empty Storefront on Block Soon to Make Way for New City Hall

Still from "Downton Abbey" movie, showing Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Talbot dancing with Matthew Goode as Henry Talbot

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A Return to ‘Downton’

Period Drama Expert Analyzes Show’s Tip-top Transition to the Multiplex

A view of “[Un]Common Collections” gallery

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Collecting Call

Driskell Center Exhibit Highlights Breadth of African American Art

Cy Keener hangs art exhibit in Rockville, Md.

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A Cold, Hard Act

Art Installation to Illustrate Climate Change Unexpectedly Disrupted—by Climate Change Itself

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