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Monday, September 23, 2019

  • (All day)
    Tasteful Nudes seeks to create a space where the concept of refined nudity is deconstructed and redefined to integrate inclusivity through representation. The exhibition features artwork produced by the class of 2020 UNLV BFA students. Julia Anthony Marissa Gibson Dan Hernandez Alex Malfero Zully Mejia Ailene Pasco Bryan Rodriguez.
     Location: Student Union - Student Union Art Gallery, 2nd Floor above Food Court
  • (All day)
    Diversified II Donna Beam Gallery August 26 – October 3, 2019 The Donna Beam Gallery presents Diversified II, the second edition of the exhibition initiated in 2013, which highlights the Part-Time Instructors of the Department of Art. This outstanding group of artists and designers vital to the program present examples of their ongoing investigations with a range of thought-provoking artwork...
     Location: Alta Ham Fine Arts - Donna Beam Gallery, HFA 145
  • (All day)
    Pressure August 23 – October 11, 2019 Pressure features the work of four Bachelor of Fine Art graduates of UNLV, Reymarc Dayauon, Alex Kereczman, Piotr Potoczny, and Justin-Aaron Velasco. Each of the artists take a unique approach to what pressure means whether stemming from personal experience or objective observations. This exhibition explores multiple interpretations of pressure through a...
     Location: Richard Tam Alumni Center - Jesse Metcalf Galley, 2nd Floor
  • 7:30pm
    NEXTET New Music presents: Journeys of Life and the Soul Music from Copland House with performances by distinguished UNLV faculty and students Jennifer Bellor, artistic director MUSIC FROM COPLAND HOUSE (MCH) is the internationally-acclaimed touring ensemble-in-residence at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home near New York City, an award-winning creative center for American music. ...
     Location: Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center - Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

Thursday, September 26, 2019

  • 7:30pm
    The College of Liberal Arts, University Forum Lecture Series presents “Using Stories to Combat Misinformation,” a talk by Angeline (LeeAnn) Sangalang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Dayton Stories are some of our oldest communication tools, though narratives have only recently received attention as strategic messaging efforts to promote health and social change. Because...

Saturday, September 28, 2019

  • 4:00pm
    Documentary Film Screening of 'Kusama - Infinity' followed by a special Q&A with Director Heather Lenz. Raw Femme, MGM Resorts Art & Culture, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, are pleased to announce a free screening of the feature-length documentary Kusama: Infinity on September 28 at 4 p.m. at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). The...
     Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art / Harry Reid Center - MSM 133 Barrick Museum Auditorium

Sunday, September 29, 2019

  • 2:00pm
    This concert celebrates the release of the UNLV Division of Jazz and Commercial Music 2019 CD release, "Passersby/ Latin Journey V." UNLV Jazz Ensemble I and the Latin Jazz Ensemble have received several DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, considered among the highest recognition in Jazz education worldwide, and garnered outstanding reviews from Jazz Times magazine for UNLV Jazz CD releases....

Monday, September 30, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

  • 7:00pm
    Portland’s premier drag clown Anthony Hudson/Carla Rossi uses performance for contemporary storytelling and satire. Seeking to undermine white, normative notions of race and gender as a queer biracial citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Anthony/Carla use Coyote-like trickery, alternating between pure comedic farce and deep emotional exploration. The 2019 Gay & Lesbian Archives...
     Location: Alta Ham Fine Arts - Paul Harris Theatre
  • 7:30pm
    UNLV trumpet professor Dr. Barbara Hull performs, with Juiling Hsu on piano; Bill Bernatis- horn; Tom Wright, Joe Durk, and Larry Ransom- trumpets; Dawid Mzyk- trombone; and Greg McCracken- tuba.
     Location: Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center - Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  • 7:30pm
    The College of Liberal Arts, University Forum Lecture Series presents “Consensus and Consonance in Two Careers,” a talk by William W. Dressler, Professor of Anthropology and Kathryn S. Oths, Professor of Anthropology, The University of Alabama. Culture is the core concept of anthropology. In our careers we have contributed to theory and method to better understand culture and its effects. This...

Thursday, October 3, 2019

  • 7:00pm
    Yasuaki Onishi is an internationally celebrated artist working in the mediums of installation, sculpture and painting. Using materials that tend not to retain clearly defined shapes, Onishi creates works that have significant effects on spaces. Onishi’s exhibition “Permeating Landscape” is on view at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art until October 27. This artist talk is co-hosted by MGM Resorts Art...
  • 7:00pm
    The College of Liberal Arts, University Forum Lecture Series presents “Present Tense: The Iconology of Time,” a talk by W. J. T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago. “Present Tense" asks a question that now seems to inform every social encounter: how are we feeling about the present? What is the mood of our times? Is the “time out of joint,” as...
  • 7:30pm
    UNLV Wind Orchestra presents “Prophecy” with horn soloist Chris Castellanos. The world premiere performance of "Prophecy," by Anthony LaBounty. Thomas G. Leslie, Artistic Director and conductor. Special guests Rancho High School Wind Symphony, Clint Williams and Max Feld, conductors. Guest conductor- Zane S. Dougless, UNLV Instructor of Conducting.

Friday, October 4, 2019

  • 7:30pm
    Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron Music by Jeanine Tesori Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel After the death of her brilliant but troubled father, Alison devles into her past and family's history, exploring her memories of growing up in her uniquely dysfunctional family. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, this groundbreaking 2015 Tony Award-winning musical is a heartfelt...
     Location: Judy Bayley Theatre

Saturday, October 5, 2019

  • 1:00pm
    An in-depth workshop covering what it takes to create a zine, including tools, layout, content, printing/binding, distribution and more. Step by step, collaborating as a group, participants walk away not only with a new understanding of DIY culture, but with a zine, they helped make! Zines 101 Workshop is suitable for all ages. Participation is free and materials will be provided. The Las Vegas...
  • 7:30pm
    Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron Music by Jeanine Tesori Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel After the death of her brilliant but troubled father, Alison devles into her past and family's history, exploring her memories of growing up in her uniquely dysfunctional family. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, this groundbreaking 2015 Tony Award-winning musical is a heartfelt...
     Location: Judy Bayley Theatre

Sunday, October 6, 2019

  • 2:00pm
    Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron Music by Jeanine Tesori Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel After the death of her brilliant but troubled father, Alison devles into her past and family's history, exploring her memories of growing up in her uniquely dysfunctional family. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, this groundbreaking 2015 Tony Award-winning musical is a heartfelt...
     Location: Judy Bayley Theatre

Thursday, October 10, 2019

  • 7:30pm
    The College of Liberal Arts, University Forum Lecture Series presents “Bringing More Play & Belonging into Our World,” a talk by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Multidisciplinary Artist & Researcher. It's easy to dismiss the importance of play and belonging in our lives. But science confirms what we have known deep down all along: that encouraging play and fostering belonging are essential to...
  • 7:30pm
    The College of Liberal Arts, University Forum Lecture Series presents “Bringing More Play & Belonging into Our World,” a talk by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Multidisciplinary Artist & Researcher.  It's easy to dismiss the importance of play and belonging in our lives. But science confirms what we have known deep down all along: that encouraging play and fostering belonging are essential to...