Summer Arts now accepting applications

Summer Arts is now accepting applications! Earn 3-6 units of transferable credits while learning from world-class professionals in immersive two-week or three-week courses from June 26 to July 23. Classes in dance, media and animation, music, creative writing, theatre and visual art in design are offered. Scholarships are available. Since 1985, the CSU has offered the […]

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If a performing arts center is built, it belongs at Fresno State

Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval

~ By Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, originally published in The Fresno Bee The President’s Commission for the Future of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is tasked with engaging with the larger community, assessing the opportunities for advancing the College of Arts and Humanities and its students, and increasing the awareness of the value of the […]

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Poetry and Prose from Fresno State At the 2017 Rogue Festival

Poetry and Prose flyer for Rogue Festival

Current U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera says that Fresno is the “Capital of Poetry in the World” and the Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing takes that literary legacy seriously. Hear the latest poetry and prose from emerging #FresnoWriters in four storytelling and spoken-word shows at the 16th annual Rogue […]

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Art Notes: ArtHop March 2

Spectrum flyer for Women's Work Exhibition

This week’s ArtHop will feature showings by two women with connections to Fresno State’s Department of Art and Design. A mixed-media wall piece by art professor Joan K. Sharma will be on view as part of the “Women’s Work” exhibition at the Spectrum Gallery during the month of March. ArtHop and the opening reception are from 5 to […]

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Lorenz Keyboard Seong-Jin Cho in concert March 1

Seong-Jin Cho

Award-winning pianist Seong-Jin Cho will perform at  8 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Concert Hall in the Music Building at Fresno State as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Cho will perform works by Berg, Schubert and Chopin. Seong-Jin Cho was brought to the world’s attention in October 2015, when he […]

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Trio of authors visit English Department conferences

Kristin FitzPatrick, Arturo Arias and Wendy Rose

~ By Jefferson Beavers, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Three distinguished authors will headline two conferences presented by Fresno State’s Department of English this spring. The eighth annual Undergraduate Conference on Multiethnic Literatures of the Americas will take place March 10 and 11, featuring keynote addresses from scholar, critic and author Arturo Arias and poet, artist and […]

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8 Valley newspaper writers win Gruner Awards for Public Service

Gruner Awards

PHOTO: From left, Professor Gary Rice, George F. Gruner and former Fresno Bee Executive Editor Betsy Lumbye. (Courtesy of Joe Wirt/CNPA) Eight reporters at three San Joaquin Valley newspapers won 2016 George F. Gruner Prizes for Meritorious Public Service in journalism. The awards for work published in 2016 were announced Thursday, Feb. 23, at the […]

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Hmong Language Association offers workshop

The Hmong Language Association will offer a  one-day workshop – “Sharing Experiences of Teaching and Knowledge of the Hmong Language and Culture.”  The free workshop will take place from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, in McLane Room 161. “We wish to bring more knowledge and skills in the teaching of Hmong language, culture, literature, […]

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Symphony Orchestra’s Spotlight on Students

Symphony Orchestra’s Spotlight on Students

The next Symphony Orchestra concert, titled Spotlight on the Students, features a student composer with world premiere and the winner of the Fresno State Concerto Competition. It is at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Fresno State Concert Hall. Student composer Alexander Bianco will present the world premiere of his composition “Goliaths Stumble.” Cellist Kelvin […]

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Student Art Exhibition: Celebration of Black History

Student Art Exhibition: A Celebration of Black History

  “Celebration of Black History,” an exhibition of student artwork, is on display through March 3 in the Dean’s Gallery, in the west wing of the old Music Building. Here is the statement for this exhibition: February is Black History Month; a time for all cultures to honor and celebrate achievements and contributions made in […]

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