UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Three Readings in Next Two Weeks

  • Erin McGraw Fiction Reading – Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Faculty Center – The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a fiction reading by Erin McGraw. [Read more…]

San Francisco Jazz Collective takes Aycock Stage Oct. 29

All-star jazz ensemble San Francisco Jazz Collective will perform in Aycock Auditorium Friday, Oct. 29. [Read more…]

Greensboro Shows Off Its Art

102010EyeOnArts_InquiringEyesThe Weatherspoon Art Museum exhibition “Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art” has opened. It runs until Dec. 12. [Read more…]

Joshua Ferris Fiction Reading

The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a fiction reading by Joshua Ferris on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Center on College Avenue. [Read more…]

‘The Waiting Room’ Can Be Seen Now

102010EyeOnArts_WaitingRoomUNCG Theatre presents the dark comedy “The Waiting Room” about the timeless quest for beauty — and its cost. [Read more…]

Autoharp and Banjo in Traditional Stringband Concert

102010EyeOnArts_BryanBryan Bowers and Riley Baugus will play the Music Building’s Organ Hall, Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. [Read more…]

Cyrus Art Production Marks Five Years

Cyrus Art Production will mark its fifth year with a series of concerts celebrating the grace of African-American male dancers and their unique perspectives. [Read more…]

Katie Ford Poetry Reading

101310EyeOnArts_FordThe MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a fiction reading by Katie Ford on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. in the Faculty Center on College Avenue. [Read more…]

Ericourt Artist residency: Pascal Rogé

Guest artist Pascal Rogé will perform a piano recital Monday, Oct. 4, at 7:30, in the Music Building’s Recital Hall. [Read more…]

U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors at Aycock

The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will continue their history of presenting free public performances when they appear at UNCG in Aycock Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 pm. [Read more…]

NEH Grant Helps Keith Restore Finch’s Poetic Wings

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a three-year Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant to Dr. Jennifer Keith (English) in support of her edition of the works of Anne Finch. [Read more…]

Chappell to be Honored

Author and professor emeritus author Fred Chappell will receive the 2010 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the state’s most prestigious public humanities honor, in an awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Music Building Recital Hall. [Read more…]

New Music Festival

Some artists are inspired by musical masters of the past. Others aim to be the ones influencing the sound of music in the future. [Read more…]

Mexican Writer Yuri Herrera Sept. 24

Mexican writer Yuri Herrera, Chilean scholar Rubí Carreño Bolívar and Mexican writer José Antonio Moreno will discuss in Spanish Herrera’s award-winning novels 3-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at UNCG. [Read more…]

Back in Time, to the 1950s

090810EyeOnArts_HofmannTwo exhibitions related to the 1950s are on view at Weatherspoon. [Read more…]

Rebecca Black Poetry Reading

090810EyeOnArts_RebeccaBlackThe MFA Writing Program, the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Rebecca Black on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Faculty Center. [Read more…]

Stories and Songs of Native American Culture

090110EyeOnArts_NativeAmericanCome walk the Choctaw Road. [Read more…]

Karen Bjork Dischell Art at Library

090110EyeOnArts_BjorkDischell“Accepting the Often Chaotic Appearance of Trees,” an art exhibition by Karen Bjork Dischell, in on view in the Jackson Library Reading Room. On Sept. 9, from 4-6 p.m., the Friends of the UNCG Libraries will host an opening reception. [Read more…]

Native American Exhibition

Enjoy an art exhibition on loan from the Guilford Native American Association. [Read more…]

Arnold Mesches Will Speak on ‘The FBI Files’

082510EyeOnArts_MeschesThe F.B.I. watched the artist Arnold Mesches from 1945 to 1972. They analyzed his political and social activities, and engaged friends, neighbors, and even a lover as informants, compiling a 760-page dossier on him. [Read more…]

Last Look at Andy Warhol, at WAM

081810EyeOnArts_WarholSeen the exhibition of Andy Warhol photography at the Weatherspoon? The exhibition “Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids” closes Sept. 19.

The museum is open on Thursday nights – the next two Thursday nights present an opportunity to see the large exhibition and also to see a film of his life and times.

The film “Andy Warhol, A Documentary Film” will be shown in two parts on back-to-back Thursdays, Aug. 19 and 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Weatherspoon Auditorium.

The film was broadcast on PBS as part of the American Masters 20th Anniversary season premiere in 2006. It received a Peabody Broadcasting Award.

As you arive at the museum, you may notice that the WAM has new signage on the building. The “Weatherspoon Art Museum” letters are made from aluminum. It was installed last week.

Hodgkins Brings 17th-Century Poet into Digital Age

080410EyeOnArts_DigitalAgeThe word “digital” hadn’t been coined when Welsh-born poet and Anglican priest George Herbert was writing. [Read more…]

So Good in Soho

080410EyeOnArts_MFAShowThe Art Department’s most recent MFA graduates are exhibiting their work in one group show in New York City this month. [Read more…]

Summer Band Camps Conclude with Galas

The UNCG Summer Band Camp campers will show some of what they learned at Gala concerts this Friday.

Now in its 28th year, the camp is known for being the largest and most popular music camp on a college or university campus in America. As many as 1,750 students have attended over the past two weeks, from 20 different states. [Read more…]

Chappell Will Receive NC Humanities Council’s Top Award

070710EyeOnArts_ChappelThe trustees of the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, have chosen North Carolina author and educator Fred Chappell as the recipient of the 2010 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the state’s most prestigious public humanities honor. [Read more…]

Hans Hofmann Paintings

070710EyeOnArts_HofmannThe exhibition “Hans Hofmann: Circa 1950” has opened at the Weatherspoon. It includes a body of work created by the artist for the architect Josep Sert’s 1950 city plan for Chimbote, Peru, and two dozen other important works from that year. [Read more…]

Andy Warhol and Friends, All Month Long

The Weatherspoon’s July Film & Music Series will celebrate the creative personalities who inspired and were inspired by Andy Warhol. Stay late for live music in the Sculpture Garden featuring indie rock of the 1970-80s. Galleries will be open each of these Thursday evenings until 9 p.m. Films begin at 6:30 p.m. [Read more…]

Weatherspoon Summer Solstice Party

The annual summer solstice party hosted by the Weatherspoon will be Friday, June 18, 7-9 p.m. This year, it’s billed as a “Big Shot” party, to celebrate the exhibition “Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids.” [Read more…]

Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids

052610EyeOnArts_WarholThe Weatherspoon Art Museum presents the exhibition “Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids” June 6 – Sept. 19. The film “Factory People,” related to Warhol’s work in the 1960’s, will screen June 10. [Read more…]

MFA Student Competes for Student Academy Award

Debra Sea’s experimental film “balance” is short – clocking in at less than four minutes – but that hasn’t kept it from catching the attention of the Academy. Yes, that Academy. [Read more…]

Focus on Piano Literature June 3-5

The Focus on Piano Literature series returns June 3-5. This year marks its 20th anniversary, and its focus celebrates another notable event — the 200th anniversary of the birth of two of the leading composers of the Romantic Era, Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. [Read more…]

Exhibition, Tour at Weatherspoon

Two events in the coming days at the Weatherspoon are:

Exhibition Opening: Entwined: Thread-based and Thread-like Work from the Permanent Collection, Sunday, May 9, 1 p.m. [Read more…]

‘And Then There Were Ten’ BFA Dance Concert

042810EyeOnArts_BFADanceAs graduation nears, the senior BFA dance majors will show their work in their department’s final concert of the season, “And Then There Were Ten,” at 8 p.m. April 30-May 1 and 2 p.m. May 1. [Read more…]

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at WAM

An exhibition of students’ work will open Sunday, May 2, at the Weatherspoon. A public reception begins at 2 p.m. [Read more…]

Faculty and Student Dance, Martha Graham’s ‘Steps’

Dance will host its annual Departmental Concert at 8 p.m. April 23-24 with a 2 p.m. matinee April 24. [Read more…]