Episode 1

September 26, 2016

Welcome to “On Campus at UNT” the podcast keeping you in the know of all of the best that UNT has to offer!


Denton, Texas is known as one of the best college towns in the nation with its active arts, music scene and countless festivals, and UNT serves as the incubator of creativity. UNT boasts one of the greatest music colleges in the nation, but the innovation is not just limited to music. Students and alumni bring the spirit of entrepreneurship and fresh ideas to local activities and businesses, often in Denton’s downtown historic square. Here’s a round-up of activities that help make UNT and Denton such a vibrant community:



> Humans of New York: An Evening with Brandon Stanton
Stanton is the creator of the wildly popular blog Humans of New York (HONY) with 20 million social media followers world-wide, which features heart-wrenching and inspirational portraits of New Yorkers with corresponding short stories andquotes. He’ll share his experience on creating HONY and his best-selling books.
Presented by the Fine Art Series and Distinguished Lecture Series

7p.m. Sept 28
UNT Coliseum
Tickets: untuniontickets.com
 
 
> Short Notice:New Work from UNT Drawing & Painting, an exhibition of work by drawing and painting graduate students from the College of Visual Arts and Design.
Sept. 10 (Saturday) – Oct. 22(Saturday).
Located at UNT on theSquare, 109 N. Elm St., on Denton's historic square.
Cost: Free
For more information call940-369-8257
 
 
> Recalling:Artwork by Frank Hamrick, Faith Jessup, Chris Ramsay
The exhibition considers the moment one faces a blank canvas, document, music score or drawing paper. The artists in this exhibition are inspired by something, and this phenomenon of being inspired drives the nature and form of their art.Through the act of recalling, referring not only to memory but also to gathering and telling, the artists make present in their works elements of being, where recollection is a means of inspiration.
Aug.30-Oct. 22
UNT Art Gallery
 
 
> The 2016 University of North Texas College of Music Gala, Heroes and Villains of the Stage, will feature a selection of songs from popular operas including Don Giovanni, La TraviataLa Bohème and Hamlet. The annual benefit will feature the Symphony Orchestra and student vocalists. Funds raised will support music student scholarships.
4 p.m. Oct. 9
Murchison Performing Arts Center – Winspear Hall
Tickets: thempac.com/tickets or call 940-369-7802
 
 
> Grammy award-winning Roomful of Teeth is known for combining yodeling, yelps and other interesting vocals to create unique harmonies. At 8 p.m. on Oct. 17, they will bring their eclectic sound to the University of North Texas College of Music’s Paul Voertman Concert Hall, located in the Music Building at 415 Ave. C. Two of the nine members of Roomful of Teeth are UNT alumni and they are excited about returning to their alma mater and teaching a new generation of musicians.
Attendance is free
 
 
> Halloween Spooktacular  
Halloween Spooktacular is an evening of costumes, music, dance, and surprises with the UNT Concert Orchestra and Lake Cities Ballet Theatre. Concert goers have the opportunity to dress in costume along with the orchestra. Dance is seldomly seen in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center so this will be an opportunity to watch world-class dancers perform with live orchestra.
8 p.m. Oct. 31
Murchison Performing Arts Center – Winspear Hall
Tickets: thempac.com/tickets or call 940-369-7802
 
 
> Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company
Founded by improvisational comedy legends like Matt Walsh (Veep, The Hangover) and Amy Poehler (SNL, Parks and Recreation), the Upright Citizens Brigade had been fostering and developing comedy talent for decades. The touring company, which has previously featured stars like Ed Helms (The Office, Cedar Rapids) and Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids,The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), will perform a night of provocative sketch comedy and absurd improve. Presented by Fine Arts Series.
7p.m. Nov 17
University Union - Lyceum
Tickets: untuniontickets.com
 
 
> Sounds of the Holidays
Enjoy a musical holiday celebration at the 3rd annual Sounds of the Holidays concert. This festive event features UNT’s own Percussion Ensemble and Two O’clock Steel Drum Band alongside other ethnic ensembles for an exhilarating international experience.
Presented by the College of Music
8 p.m. Dec 3
Murchison Performing Arts Center – Winspear Hall
Tickets: thempac.com/tickets or call 940-369-7802
 
 
> The Mean Green play their next home games at Apogee Stadium on
6 p.m.  Oct. 1 against Middle Tennessee
6 p.m. Oct 8 against Marshall
4:30 p.m. Nov. 5 against Louisiana Tech (Homecoming)
Tickets can be purchased online at meangreensports.com/tickets,in person at the North Texas Athletics Ticket Office located next to Gate 2 ofApogee Stadium, or by phone at 940-565-2527

 

 

 

Learn more about UNT events at calendar.unt.edu, or visit discoverdenton.com/calendar.


Music: "The Last Theme Song - One O'Clock Lab Band"

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