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“Peace After Marriage”

“Peace After Marriage”

February 5, 2014

The New York Times, Variety, Jerusalem Post and Haaretz have praised “Peace after Marriage,” a $1 million Turkish-French-American production whose...

JU to host actress and comedian Charlyne Yi on Feb 5

adviser, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014

Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Actress. Comedian. Musician. Artist. Writer. On Feb. 5 Jacksonville University will host comedian Charlyne Yi in the Terry Concert Hall. A woman of many talents; Yi began her career as a comedian, making her debut in the hit 2007 comedy “Knocked Up.” Yi can also be seen in the 2004-2012 Fox series “House” and 2012 comedy “This is 40.” In 2009, she wrote,...

Fine Arts Preview: The Semester's Closing Acts

snoadmin

October 24, 2013

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The College of Fine Arts will be buzzing with a full schedule of events as the curtains draw on the fall 2013 semester. Each week audiences can expect an array of events showcasing the best talent the JU students and faculty have to offer. The Art of the Clarinet,, Terry Concert Hall, 
Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. The Jacksonville Symphony clarinet section will perform a program of...

In the Spotlight: "Hackers and Painters"

snoadmin

October 24, 2013

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Joelle Dietrick, faculty member at Florida State University, explores contemporary nomadism, 21st century power structures and female expatriates in her art. Her colleague, Judy Rushin, has work exhibited in museums, art fairs and universities all over America and at Gallery Meepyung in Seoul, Korea. Dietrick’s work has likewise been featured all over the country, but also...

Alumni Artists: Lights, Camera, Action

snoadmin

October 24, 2013

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A number of distinguished Jacksonville University alumni have found their way to the spotlight and a place in Hollywood, employing the talents that they learned as students in the JU fine arts program. After graduating with the class of 1973 and serving on the JU Board of Trustees, Frank Pace has become one of Hollywood’s most prolific producers with over 500 episodes of...

Senior Dance Profile: Jenine Brodeur CJ

snoadmin

October 8, 2013

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Waiting for change to happen and changes that can happen in a person’s life are all aspects of change that people are faced with on a daily basis. Coming this fall to the senior choreography showcase is a dance piece addressing these two types of change. Jenine Brodeur, a senior dance major, is working hard creating a choreography piece that has an overall theme of change....

Art in the Palm of Their Hands

September 11, 2013

Smart phones have never been just a device for calling a loved one or sending a text message to a friend. These computers, encased in slick sheets of metal and glass, connect man...

JU Fine Arts Presents: Breaking Boundaries

snoadmin

September 11, 2013

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Jacksonville University’s College of Fine Arts presented a duo performance of two local dance companies, Braided Lights Dance Project and Jacksonville Dance Theatre,  on Sept. 6 and 7 in the Swisher Theater. "Breaking Boundaries," a phrase intended to symbolize going beyond, would not only serve as the title of this performance but also the message that was being translated...

Fine Arts Preview: Expression of a University

September 4, 2013

Bursting at the seams this fall 2013 semester is the Jacksonville University Performing Arts schedule which includes a variety of stimulating events to draw in students from all across camp...

An Entanglement of Theater and Opera

April 16, 2013

Bursting onto the stage in a wildly wonderful dance of musical theater, the opening night of Street Scene, an American Opera filled Jacksonville Univ...

Irene Ryan Award:Tyson and Boucher Nominated

snoadmin

April 16, 2013

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Close to two months before the April Florida sun awakened students to another ending, the hot Texas heat of 1975 blazed through Swisher Theater. It lingered and continued to affect the audience and critics days after. Though the entire performance succeeded in the eyes of the commentators, two students stood out. Nick Boucher and Elaine Tyson have been nominated for the Kennedy...

What's Good on TV

snoadmin

April 16, 2013

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Television. The words greatest invention. The source of the most in-home entertainment and for some, the source of our own guilty pleasures. If you have cable, your possibilities for what exactly to watch can be endless. Luckily, with the guide below, some of the top television shows have been outlined to guide viewers to the most watched shows, good or bad. Duck Dynasty Duck Dynasty is a rea...

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