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STORY

Artist in Residence Spotlight: Making Art and Making a Point

This post is a part of a series of posts from UMS Artists in Residence. Artists come from various disciples and attend several UMS performances throughout the season as another source of inspiration…

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STORY

February 21, 2018: Your Arts & Culture Adventure Picks

Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Amanda Krugliak.

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STORY

Video: The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess

Considered one of the greatest operas of its time, University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre, & Dance details the significance of performing The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess in concert.

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VIDEO

Interview: Emmanuel Pahud, flute

A star flutist only comes around once or twice in a generation — and it’s fair to say that this generation’s strongest candidate is the Swiss-born Emmanuel Pahud. We sat down with the Berlin Philharmonic principal flutist last year about his upcoming Ann Arbor recital on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

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STORY

February 8, 2018: Your Arts & Culture Adventure Picks

Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Hailey Dukes.

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STORY

Disrupting the FRAME

“These kind of disruptions can be groundbreaking,” summed up Detroit native Taylor Renee Aldridge. “We need to have these dialogues.”

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STORY

Challenging Times Require Challenging Art

In an increasingly polarized world, it’s tempting to take complicated issues and turn them into reductive problems that lack both substance and nuance. But as the American actress and playwright Lisa Kron has said, “If there’s only one point of view, there’s no drama. Drama only occurs when people come up against situations outside of themselves and are changed by them.”

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STORY

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the United States: Interview with Gabriel Kahane

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the United States: Doyle Armbrust interviews Gabriel Kahane.

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STORY

Faculty Spotlight: SOLO projects in Organic Chemistry

Chemistry Professor Ginger Shultz explains the incorporation of performance in organic chemistry.

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