Art Notes: Student ceramics on display in Dean’s Gallery

Ceramics Exhibition in the Dean's Gallery

  Don’t miss the ceramics exhibition featuring work by student artists. It’s on display through the end of January, so just a little more than a week left. The Dean’s Gallery is in the Music Building, Room 186, right by the Dean’s Office. Here is the statement from Professor Una Mjurka: The artwork on display […]

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Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Photo from Florence Italy

Spring 2017 – Travel dates: May 30-June 20 OPEN TO ALL MAJORS Course: Hum 101 TZ: Experience Florence Music and art combine to be the eternal heartbeat of this historic city. The goal of this course is to convey the spirit and the “energy” of the Renaissance and the city that birthed an era, Florence. You […]

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Dr. Richard Hovannisian to present new book at Fresno State

Richard Hovannisian

Dr. Richard Hovannisian, professor emeritus of Armenian and Near Eastern History at UCLA, will present a talk on his newly published book “Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean: Musa Dagh—Dört Yol—Kessab” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is the […]

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University Theatre auditions for spring productions Jan. 22-25

Theatre auditions image

~ By Anthony Cody, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com University Theatre will hold auditions Jan. 22 through 25 for two spring performances. The first of the staggered auditions, which will take place in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building (Room 135), will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 for “Heathers the Musical,” directed […]

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Jarrar book ‘Him, Me, Muhammad Ali’ wins Story Prize award  

Randa Jarrar

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Author Randa Jarrar, a Fresno State associate professor of English, won The Story Prize Spotlight Award for the best short story collection published in 2016. Jarrar’s latest book, “Him, Me, Muhammad Ali,” was published by Sarabande Books. The award, which honors works that demonstrate “an unusual perspective on the writer’s craft,” includes a […]

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CineCulture spring lineup begins Jan. 27 with ‘Road to La Paz’

Photo for the film Road to La Paz

The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its spring 2017 lineup of film screenings with “Road to La Paz” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the spring semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]

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Students will compete in Fresno State Concerto Competition

Fresno State Symphony Orchestra

On Saturday, Jan. 21, six finalists will compete in the 2016-2017 Fresno State Concerto Competition for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Fresno State Wind Orchestra and the Fresno State Symphony Orchestra later this semester. The competition has two rounds. The preliminary round will take place on Friday, Jan. 20, but is […]

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Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan to perform at Fresno State

Narek Hakhnazaryan

The Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series presents cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Fresno State Concert Hall in the Music Building.The concert, a special event in the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series, is co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State and the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation. […]

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West Virginia author wins 2016 Levine Prize for Poetry

Rachel Rinehart

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing announced West Virginia author Rachel Rinehart as the winner of the 2016 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest, which includes a $2,000 award and publication of her first book, “The Church in the Plains.” The Creative […]

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