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Free Jazz Concert Series Comes to UIC

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A nationally known jazz publisher is sponsoring a free jazz concert series at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Documentary Illustrates Importance of Community Newspapers

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A one-hour documentary film based on the oral histories of eight North Dakota journalists illustrates the important role newspapers play in their community.

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Classical Music, Florence Price, Violin, African American

New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Composer

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U of A faculty member Er-Gene Kahng, along with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, will debut a previously unknown violin concerto by African-American composer Florence Price in honor of Black History Month. The concerto will also be released on CD by Albany Records Feb. 1.

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University Of Rhode Island, architecture + design, Preservation, historic buildings, Historic Districts

University of Rhode Island Campus Named to National Register of Historic Places

URI Historic District comprises 29 acres and more than a dozen structures

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When it Comes to Science, it’s a Small, Small World

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Immortalized human skin cells that look like a psychedelic otherworldly galaxy and a living algae colony releasing its daughter colonies that could be mistaken for Pacman gobbling up ghosts are just two of the winning images from the 2017 Nikon Small World competition of photomicrography–photography taken through microscopes–that arrive at The Wistar Institute with an opening reception on Jan. 19.

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Photographer Adam Nadel Selected as Fermilab’s New Artist-in-Residence for 2018

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is pleased to announce that New York-based photographer Adam Nadel has been selected as the lab’s artist-in-residence for 2018.

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Bienen School of Music’s Third Annual Skyline Piano Artist Series Continues

Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music continues its third annual Skyline Piano Artist Series, featuring five programs by internationally acclaimed virtuosos of the piano, Jan. 20 to May 12, at the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts at 70 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus.

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Power and Oppression of Women Explored in Wirtz Center’s First Production of 2018

EVANSTON - Called “a play about witches, with no witches in it” by playwright Caryl Churchill, “Vinegar Tom” follows the lives of seven characters, four of whom will be executed, in 17th century England. Northwestern University’s Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts presents “Vinegar Tom” from Feb. 2 to 11 in the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.

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Linguistics, Dialect, Appalachia

West Virginia Dialect Project Launches 'WVU Voices' Documentary

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West Virginia University's West Virginia Dialect Project has created a documentary, "WVU Voices," to showcase the diversity of dialect on campus.

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New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow to keynote MLK Observance

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Northwestern University will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a two-week schedule of events Jan. 15 to 31. Many events are free and open to the public.







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