Dzerigian to showcase ‘Trail of Stones’ in artist talk, book signing, photography exhibition

Trail of Stones book cover image

As Namer, a previously stray dog, ran through the wooded river bottom near Centerville, a youthful Steve Dzerigian ran behind holding onto the leash. At some point during his daily chore of walking the dog, he decided the human-dog roles should be reversed and he let the dog run free. While the leash was still attached, he never let it tighten — running as Namer ran and observing her tracking techniques.

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CineCulture launches fall 2019 lineup with ‘Remember Amnesia’

Remember Amnesia poster

Are you looking for something to do on Friday evenings? CineCulture offers free screenings of independent films nearly every Friday during the school year. The movies are followed by a discussion with someone involved in the film or an expert on the subject.

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Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concerts brings world-class artists to Fresno State

Steinway Model D in the Fresno State Concert Hall

It was the early 1990s in New York City when Professor of Piano Andreas Werz found himself in Steinway Hall tasked with purchasing three pianos for Fresno State. Even though he was surrounded by first-rate instruments, he struggled to find that perfect one worthy of the world-class musicians he was bringing to campus for the Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series.

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Dan Nadaner presents 30 years of art in Current/Undercurrent exhibition

Dan Nadaner, Current/Undercurrent

Experiences of long-distance swimming in the ocean, with the current and against it, have been important to the artist in the development of the paintings. The paintings convey the sense of being in the currents while also suggesting the undercurrents of human experience that come to mind through the metaphor of the sea.

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Bulldog Pride Fund announces Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award

Edna Garabedian

With $50,000 in new donations to its endowment, the Bulldog Pride Fund has announced a new $2,000 per year vocal award in honor of local opera legend Edna Garabedian. The Department of Music will select the inaugural “Bulldog Pride Fund: Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award” for the 2010-21 school year.

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‘Normal’ magazine moves to online-only publication

The Normal School magazine cover

Fresno State’s locally grown, nationally known literary magazine, The Normal School, will become an online-only publication starting this fall, ending an 11-year run as a printed periodical. The Spring/Summer 2019 issue of the magazine, due to hit bookstores by late August, will be its last physical issue.

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