Contemporary Dance Ensemble presents six premieres in ‘Resilience’

Resilience - Contemporary Dance Ensemble

Fresno State’s University Theatre will present, “Resilience,” a contemporary dance concert, February 17 through 25 (excluding Feb. 20) with daily show times at 7:30 p.m. and a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee in the John Wright Theatre in the Speech Arts building on campus. “Resilience” is a series of six contemporary dance works developed by The […]

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Saroyan docudrama to make Fresno premiere at Armenian Film Festival at Fresno State


The Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students Organization of California State University, Fresno are co-sponsoring the 15th annual Armenian Film Festival, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. The Film Festival will take place in the Industrial Technology Building, Room 101 (at the southwest corner of Barstow Ave and Campus Drive) on the Fresno State campus. The featured film making […]

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CineCulture, Filmworks present Oscar Shorts Feb. 10-11

Screening of Oscar-nominated short films

For two nights only, catch an exclusive presentation of The Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2017, just weeks before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its winners. For the 12th consecutive year, Filmworks joins Magnolia Pictures and ShortsHD to continue its tradition of bringing the world’s best short-form cinema to the Central Valley, opening […]

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An Evening of Iranian Classical Music

Iranian Classical music

“An Evening of Iranian Classical Music” will be presented at Fresno State at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Music Building Concert Hall as part of The Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance and Film Series. Behrouz Sadeghian will perform the santur (a hammered dulcimer of Iranian origin) and Faramarz Amiri will perform the zarb (a […]

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Lorenz Keyboard Series: French pianist Lise de la Salle in concert Feb. 12

Lise de la Salle

Award-winning French pianist Lise de la Salle will perform at Fresno State at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Concert Hall as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. De la Salle will perform works by Beethoven, Ligeti and Prokofiev. In just a few years, through her international concert appearances, de la Salle has established […]

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Fresno State Talks lecture series covers chemistry, camaraderie and Bob Dylan

Fresno State Talks

~ By Kathleen Schock, reprinted from Three Fresno State professors — nominated and selected by students for their abilities to engage, challenge and inspire — will share their bold ideas and discoveries with the public during the fifth annual Fresno State Talks lecture series in February. The free, public lectures will be Feb. 8, […]

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Fresno State Choirs present ‘Walk in Peace: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King and Black History Month’

Walk in Peace flyer

  The Fresno State Choirs, in collaboration with the Fresno City Singers, present “Walk in Peace: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King and Black History Month” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the Old Administration Building Auditorium at Fresno City College. In addition to musical selections, the program will include several relevant readings, […]

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Bulldog Marching Band’s ‘Wicked’ performance to air at national conference

bulldog marching band

  The College Band Directors National Association will present the Bulldog Marching Band’s performance of selections from the hit Broadway show “Wicked” at their National Conference March 16-18 in Kansas City, Mo. The Bulldog Marching Band was one of only eight Division I marching bands chosen by a jury for this honor, which is given based on […]

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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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