Arts

Holiday Tubas Rehearsal

Who doesn't love Holiday Tubas?

Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
The notes might be low, but people's spirits are high whenever Collegium Tubum takes to the steps of Old Capitol come semester's end. For some four decades, the light-hearted Holiday Tubas concert has attracted a crowd of adoring fans.
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42 years of collaboration

Directors of Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet discuss the history between the two organizations
The Joffrey Ballet debuts its new rendition of “The Nutcracker” this weekend on the Hancher stage, Chuck Swanson, executive director of Hancher, and Ashley Wheater, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet, sat down with “Iowa Now” to talk about “The Nutcracker” and the history between Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet.

Live stream: UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, Dec. 1, 2016

The University of Iowa School of Music will live stream the Dec. 1 performance by the UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, beginning at 7:25 p.m. CST. The ensemble will perform in the Voxman Music Building Concert Hall.

Live stream: Symphony Band, Nov. 17, 2016

The University of Iowa School of Music will live stream the Nov. 17 performance by the UI Symphony Band, beginning at 7:25 p.m. CST. The ensemble will perform in the Voxman Music Building Concert Hall.

Jim Leach to lead University of Iowa Museum of Art

The University of Iowa has announced that Jim Leach, former Iowa congressman and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), will serve as the interim director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA). Leach will take on the role Jan. 1, 2017.
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Curtain call

Eric Forsythe, longtime professor of theater arts, set to retire
After 30 years, University of Iowa theatre arts professor and directing program head Eric Forsythe plans to retire at the end of the spring semester. Forsythe sat down with “Iowa Now” to talk about his time at Iowa and his final UI play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.”
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Life at the new Voxman Music Building

Creativity, instruction, and camaraderie—all happening within a state-of-the-art facility. This is what the new Voxman Music Building, home to the University of Iowa School of Music, brings to the university.
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This year’s Dance Gala promises to delight

Dance department’s premier event takes stage Nov. 3
The University of Iowa’s Dance Gala showcases dynamic choreography and dancing from one of the most highly acclaimed dance programs in the country. “Iowa Now” provides a sneak peek at the stunning creative work on display in Space Place Theater.

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