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University of Texas at Dallas – Jonsson Performance Hall

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Common Grounds Jazz Quartet

Jazz

The Common Grounds Jazz Quartet featuring Kelly Durbin, Mario Cruz, Lou Harlas and Harrell Bosage with vocalist Sandra Kaye performs the music of Burt Bacharach.

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• Sat 1/27/18 at - 8:00 PM

Mark Johnson

Talks/Lectures

Johnson is the Philip H. Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. His research has focused on the philosophical implications of the role of human embodiment in meaning, conceptualization, reasoning and values. He is a co-author, with George Lakoff, of the influential Metaphores We Live By (1980). His most recent book is Morality for Humans: Ethical Understanding from the Perspective of Cognitive Science (2014).

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• Wed 1/31/18 at - 7:30 PM

Rio Rico

Classical

The Rio Rico Guitar Ensemble, from Tokyo, Japan, was formed in 2011 y the students of guitarist Masatomo Tomikawa. Their repertoire has focuses on Japanese music – both original works for guitar ensemble written by contemporary Japanese composers and transcriptions of traditional Japanese music.

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• Fri 2/9/18 at - 8:00 PM

Martin Powers: Visualizing the People in Early Modern China and England

Talks/Lectures

Powers is the Sally Michelson Davidson Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, and former director of the Center of Chinese Studies. In 1993 his Arts and Political Expression in Early China, Yale University Press, received the Levenson Prize for the best book in pre-twentieth century Chinese studies. His research focuses on the role of the arts in the history of human relations in China, with an emphasis on issues of personal agency and social justice.

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• Thu 3/8/18 at - 7:30 PM

Creative Lecture Series: Jonathan Wei - The Telling Project

Talks/Lectures

Jonathan Wei will give a reading and presentation interspersed with video clips from The Telling Project and explain the importance and impact it has on veterans and society. Wei is a playwright, writer, producer and the founder and director of The Telling Project. His dramatic work has been staged at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Guthrie Theater, the Library of Congress and other major venues. He is a recipient of a Congressional Commendation and an Emmy, as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities.

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• Wed 3/21/18 at - 7:00 PM

Alexandre Moutouzkine and Chloe Kiffer

Classical

Pianist Moutouzkine and flutist Kiffer present a program that was inspired by “Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories”, the last book of Robert Craft (a conductor and Stravinsky’s longtime assistant).

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• Sat 3/24/18 at - 8:00 PM

Sandra Russ

Talks/Lectures

Dr. Russ is a distinguished University Professor and the Louis D. Beaumont University Professor in the department of psychological studies at Case Western Reserve University. Her research has focused on understanding how pretend play is involved in child development and in child psychotherapy. She id author of Pretend Play in Childhood: Foundation of Adult Creativity (2013).

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• Wed 3/28/18 at - 7:30 PM

Chamber Singers

Choral

Join the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and students from Advanced Voice for a choral concert.* *Conducted by KAthryn Evans, with Michael McVay accompanist.

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• Fri 3/30/18 - Sat 3/31/18 at - 8:00 PM

Vlad Glaveanu

Talks/Lectures

Vlad Glaveanu is Associate Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark; Associate Professor II at the University of Bergen, Norway; and Associate Researcher at Paris Descartes University, France as well as Neuchatel University, Switzerland. His work explores the cultural psychology of creativity and has been published in over 100 articles and chapters. He is editor/co-editor of three major handbooks, including the forthcoming Creativity Reader.

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• Wed 4/18/18 at - 7:30 PM