August 08, 2020

Arts & Culture

  1. April 25, 2014

    Don’t Miss: Opening reception, exhibit, celebrate maverick filmmaker

    The student-researched exhibit “Sayles Pitch: John Sayles, Author, Auteur, Independent,” features photographs, storyboards, scripts, props and more from the archives of the director of such films as “Lone Star,” “Matewan” and “Brother from Another Planet.”

  2. April 18, 2014

    Don’t Miss: Outspoken first ladies recalled in Ford Library program

    To celebrate Betty Ford’s birthday in April, The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is hosting a presentation from Allida Black, one of the country’s top experts on first ladies. She will present “Outspoken Women: What Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford Taught us about Leadership,” at 7:30-9 p.m. April 24 at the library.

  3. April 11, 2014

    Don’t Miss: Science Cafe: Wolves, People and Policy

    Once federally protected and now hunted, wolves in Michigan have been called fascinating and controversial.

  4. March 28, 2014

    Don’t miss: Author, educator celebrates colors of antiquity

    Some view the past in hues of black and white. But the past was filled with color, says Steven Fine, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University in New York.

  5. March 28, 2014

    Colemans to be honored at Michigan premiere of professor emeritus’ opera

    The Michigan premiere of Professor Emeritus William Bolcom’s opera “A View from the Bridge” features an opening night gala and performance to honor President Mary Sue Coleman.

  6. March 21, 2014

    Don’t miss: Nation’s largest prisoner art exhibition opens

    The Prison Creative Arts Project invites the public to an opening reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, to celebrate the 19th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, through April 9 at the Duderstadt Center Gallery on North Campus.

  7. March 14, 2014

    Don’t Miss: March 17, 2014

    Curtis Sittenfeld, New York Times best-selling author, is keynote speaker for “Voices of the Middle West: A Celebration of Writers and Independent Presses” festival from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 22 in the Residential College.

  8. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Arts and creativity

    Our understanding of the works of William Shakespeare, the Gershwin brothers, Orson Welles and Robert Altman was advanced at U-M under President Mary Sue Coleman’s watch, along with prominent arts-related initiatives.

  9. March 9, 2014

    Several units promote university at South by Southwest festival

    The university launched its biggest-ever presence at the South by Southwest arts and technology festival this week, featuring eight U-M speakers and a prominent booth.

  10. February 24, 2014

    Don’t miss: Gifts of Art exhibit presents realistic Black History images

    Educator Jon Onye Lockard uses brilliant acrylics to portray realistic images that convey stories in his exhibit, “Reflections, Remembrances & Reconstruction.” It is presented from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. through April 7 in the Gifts of Art Gallery, University Hospital Main Lobby.