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Panel Discussion with Visiting Activist Filmmakers

Iris Morales and Andrew Padilla will give a brief presentation on their careers as activist filmmakers, followed by a discussion and Q&A.

February 2, 2017

 

FAU Libraries, JCS to Present 'Fiddler on the Roof'

FAU's Libraries and the Jewish Cultural Society will present "Fiddler on the Roof: In Concert," along with Aaron Kula's 23-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) and a cast of 16 principal singers.

February 1, 2017

 

Daniel Beaty Presents 'Emergency' at FAU

"Emergency" is an explosive solo tour de force featuring slam poetry, multi-character transformation and song.

January 25, 2017

 

FAU Exhibition: "Sharon Daniel-Secret Injustices 2007-2016"

The exhibition features the work of Sharon Daniel, who creates interactive and multimedia installation projects that document the criminal justice system.

January 20, 2017

 

'A New President Confronts the World' with Jeffrey Morton

Foreign Policy Association Fellow and FAU Professor Jeffrey Morton has published across several important fields including international law, security studies and international relations.

January 17, 2017

 

FAU Presents the Elie Wiesel Memorial Symposium

Eight scholars from around the country who have served as members of the readers committee for the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest will talk about their collaborations with Wiesel.

January 11, 2017

 

Exhibition Highlights Civil Rights Movements

"Community Justice: The Black Panther Party and Other Civil Rights Movements," explores and examines the social justice movements of the late 60s and early 70s.

January 10, 2017

 

Lecture Series at FAU on Holocaust and Judaic Studies

"Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor" and "The Longest Hated Renewed: Reflections on Today's Antisemitism" to be presented in January.

January 9, 2017

 

Theatre Lab at FAU Presents 'Motherland'

In Gregory's new play, a self-made woman does her crafty best to protect her wayward children, keep her food truck business thriving, and impart some kind of moral code in a city battling collapse.

January 9, 2017

 

Theatre Lab Hosts Playwright's Forum and Master-Class

Theatre Lab presents the third of its "Playwright's Forum and Master-Class Series" with Allison Gregory, nationally renowned playwright and author of Theatre Lab's upcoming production "Motherland."

December 19, 2016

 

Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss at FAU

Beschloss to present 'Critical Moments of the American Presidency: Past, Present, and Future.'

December 19, 2016

 

College of Arts and Letters' Distinguished Lecture Series

The series includes lectures presented by faculty on topics that range from the origins of Judaism and Christianity to visual arts in the early 20th century.

December 16, 2016

 

Love Music Scholarship

Fara Love recently established the Jerry and Devon Love Endowed Commercial Music Scholarship to create scholarships for outstanding students in FAU's commercial music program.

December 14, 2016

 

FAU Honors Art2Music Awards Recipients

Luis Castillo and Sarah Rabinowitz received awards.

November 3, 2016

 

FAU Libraries to Present 'Aaron Kula's KCJO

The FAU Libraries and the Jewish Cultural Society at FAU will present Aaron Kula's nine-member Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) for a concert of traditional and beloved Klezmer tunes.

October 13, 2016

 

Exhibition Features Pop Culture Political Paraphernalia

University Galleries presents "Political Sideshow 2016: From 'Bitch' to (Big) 'Nuts' and Beyond," an exhibition of election campaign paraphernalia and artworks examining the current presidential campaign.

September 30, 2016

 

Jupiter Presents Award-Winning Author

Jupiter LLS and Honors College Presents Author Edwidge Danticat

September 26, 2016

 

New Distinguished Lecture Series

The series begins on Wednesday, Oct. 5 and includes lectures presented by faculty in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.

September 8, 2016

 

Dept. of Theatre & Dance Presents 'Omnium Gatherum'

Finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, "Omnium Gatherum" is a delicious gathering of people, opinions, food and frenzy all swirling over the global implications of 9/11.

September 6, 2016

 

FAU to Host Annual Letterpress Appreciation Day Celebration

The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at FAU will celebrate Letterpress Appreciation Day with an open house on Sunday, Sept. 18, and on Monday, Sept. 19, from noon to 5 p.m. each day.

August 24, 2016

 

A.E. Backus and Florida's Highwaymen Exhibition

University Galleries presents the exhibition, "A.E. Backus and Florida's Highwaymen: History, Commerce and Art."

August 11, 2016

 

Exhibition of Works by Painter Walter Hnatysh

The University Galleries will present "Walter Hnatysh Survey: The Florida Years 1989- 2016," from Friday, Sept. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 22 in the Schmidt Center Gallery.

August 5, 2016

 

Theatre Lab to Produce a Three-play Season for 2016-17

Theatre Lab is in the process of completing a renovation of its intimate 99-seat Heckscher Stage theater space in Parliament Hall to accommodate the design elements for full production.

July 1, 2016

 

Midsummer Makers Marketplace at FAU on June 25

The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts' Midsummer Makers Marketplace will be in full swing Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the T-6 Lab, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

June 21, 2016

 

Festival Rep at FAU

Professional actors join FAU students to present a musical and a comedy in this summer festival.

May 31, 2016

 

Paintings of Award-Winning Artist Helen Salzberg on Display

The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts is currently hosting "Dialogue Revisited," an exhibition of works by award-winning artist and poet Helen M. Salzburg.

May 26, 2016

 

KCO and Aaron Kula Present ‘South Pacific'

Maestro Aaron Kula's 40-member KCO will present the concert version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1949 Broadway musical "South Pacific."

May 23, 2016

 

FAU and Town of Jupiter Celebrate Arbor Day

Florida Atlantic University and Town of Jupiter officials recently celebrated Arbor Day and Honored Former Jupiter Mayor in the Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum on FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

May 11, 2016

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Student Exhibition

Students of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County exhibit works in photography and sculpture.

March 1, 2016

 

Department of Theatre and Dance to Present 'Country Wife'

"The Country Wife" by William Wycherley, will be presented from Friday, Feb. 19 through Sunday, Feb. 28.

February 15, 2016

 

Peter Sagal Coming to Theatre Lab

Peter Sagal of NPR's 'Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me' is coming to FAU's Theatre Lab as part of their Playwright's Forum.

February 12, 2016

 

FAU Presents a French Film Festival

the Tournees Festival includes six films, running from Wednesday, Feb. 3 through Monday, Feb. 29.

February 3, 2016

 

'Magna Carta 800 Years: Legacy of Liberty' Exhibit at FAU Library

Exhibit traces history of one of the world's most famous documents from its British origin to its influence on the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights.

January 19, 2016

 

Hal Linden at FAU

FAU hosts a reception with Hal Linden, legendary musician and star of Broadway, television and film.

January 7, 2016

 

Competition Sponsored by Hoot/Wisdom Recordings'

The commercial music program recently hosted the Miklós Rózsa Film Scoring Competition, presenting awards in the form of scholarships.

December 7, 2015

 

Jewish Cultural Society Kicks Off Fundraising Season

The Jewish Cultural Society at FAU recently kicked off its fundraising season with a concert reminiscent of Klezmer musical performances of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

November 24, 2015

 

FAU's Theatre Lab Premiers its New Play Festival

The six-day festival features the playwrights debuting their new works.

November 20, 2015

 

FAU Presents Several Holiday Concerts

Concerts include Handel's Messiah, An Ellington Nutcracker, Madrigal Dinner and Tuba Christmas.

November 12, 2015

 

Theatre Lab's Inaugural Playwright's Forum

Florida Atlantic University's Theatre Lab welcomes master playwright Israel Horovitz for an evening of political theater.

November 5, 2015

 

Fall Bachelor of Fine Arts Art Exhibition

"CODA" is a thesis exhibition featuring the works of 13 emerging artists and designers who are graduating from the BFA program in the Department of Visual Arts and Art History at FAU.

November 3, 2015

 

Biennial Art Exhibition

The exhibition presents the works of 30 artists from around the University.

November 2, 2015

 

FAU's 'Stories on the Skin' Tattoo Documentary Earns Spot in International Film Festival

"Stories on the Skin: Tattoo Culture at FAU" is a revealing portrait of the 21st century tattoo culture to support the notion that tattooed bodies are walking books.

October 26, 2015

 

800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

Department of History presents lectures on Magna Carta in conjunction with exhibition.

October 22, 2015

 

Theatre Lab's Play Slam

Theatre Lab has announced the schedule for "Play Slam," a new theater play reading series with discussion to follow.

October 14, 2015

 

Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights

The 2015 Florida Atlantic University John O'Sullivan Memorial Lecture presents "Eleanor Roosevelt and the Battle for Human Rights: 1945 to Present."

October 13, 2015

 

Guest Artist Lectures

Lectures to feature internationally recognized artists Brookhart Jonquil and Dara Friedman, whose work is on display in "New Art.".

October 6, 2015

 

Theatre Lab's Making Musicals

Theatre Lab has announced the schedule for their "Making Musicals" musical theater concert/play-reading series.

September 30, 2015

 

Hoot/Wisdom's Album Receives Latin GRAMMY Nomination

FAU faculty and students in the Department of Music received two Latin GRAMMY nominations.

September 25, 2015

 

FAU University Galleries Awarded $143,857 in Grants

The University Galleries were recently awarded three major grants.

September 24, 2015

 

FAU University Galleries Awarded $148,320 in Grants

- The University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University were recently awarded three major grants totaling $148,320

September 23, 2015

 

FAU to Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace

Florida Atlantic University will host a United Nations International Day of Peace celebration on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU's Boca Raton campus

September 17, 2015

 

Professor Debuts Trans-Media Opera in Miami

Joey Bargsten, Ph.D., a professor at FAU's School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, saw his trans-media opera, "MelanchoLalaland," make its world premiere.

September 15, 2015

 

FAU's Hoot/Wisdom Recordings Releases Latin Tango Album

FAU's Hoot/Wisdom Recordings recently released "Bogotá Buenos Aires," which invites listeners to experience the colorful sounds of contemporary Argentine Tango and Colombian Andean music.

September 14, 2015

 

FAU University Galleries Opens the 2015-16 Exhibition Season

University Galleries at FAU kicks off the 2015-16 season with "New Art: South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Exhibition," beginning Friday, Sept. 11.

September 14, 2015

 

FAU Announces the 2015-16 Theater and Dance Season

The Department of Theater and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters to present four plays and a dance production.

September 1, 2015

 

FAU’s Music Season Includes Variety of Genres

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents an expanded season of music for every taste, with 50 concerts scheduled for 2015-16.

August 20, 2015

 

'The Last Word: Our Favorite Colophons' at Wimberly Library

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features 43 artists' books and 21 broadsides whose colophons, or last pages, run the gamut from the historic and classic to the whimsical and brilliant.

August 17, 2015

 

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