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  1. MFA in Documentary Media Program to Showcase Student FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwestern University

    A Chinese entrepreneur attempts to take over the world through noodles in one documentary featured in a three-part June showcase presented by Northwestern University's new MFA in Documentary Media. Other topics include a Black Israelite church in Chicago, friendship in the digital age and a family's struggle with opiate addiction.

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  2. 'Songwriters in Concert' to Showcase 14 Emerging SongwritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwestern University

    Fourteen emerging professional songwriters from across the country and as far away as Central Europe will attend the 11th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project at Northwestern University from June 20 to 25. The intensive weeklong songwriting program of master classes and workshops will culminate on the evening of June 25 in "Songwriters in Concert," a public showcase of new works by the program's participants. The 8 p.m. Saturday, June 25, concert will kick off Northwestern's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts' 2016 SummerStage season at the Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston campus.

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  3. Music in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Northwestern University

    Two horn concerts featuring works by Scriabin and Brahms and a recital by renowned Italian classical guitarist Oscar Ghiglia and the Waller and Maxwell Duo are among the June music events on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Presented by the University's Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music , the upcoming programs also will feature an impressive lineup of music faculty and a Northwestern student ensemble.

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  4. Join Northwestern's Arts Circle CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Northwestern University

    Later in the day, more than 150 cellists will infiltrate the campus in small groups with spontaneous mini-concerts before gathering for a massive performance on the Arts Circle lawn. Guests on that day also will encounter the towering "Grand Rapids Carousel" , a 40-foot-long inflatable sculpture with multiple, lifelike arms and legs by the late German artist Otto Piene.

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  5. Water Sustainability Symposium to Examine Solutions for Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Northwestern University

    International experts will explore how control and access to water play into trans-boundary politics at "Water in Israel and the Middle East: Geopolitical Conflicts, Technological Challenges, and Sustainable Solutions," a half-day symposium to be held May 18 at Northwestern University. Access to water has significantly influenced the historical and geopolitical landscape of Israel and the Middle East.

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  6. Five Faculty Members Honored with 2016 University Teaching AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Northwestern University

    Five faculty members will be honored with 2016 University Teaching Awards later this month for outstanding performance and dedication to undergraduate education at Northwestern University. Elizabeth M. Gerber, Daniel J. O'Keefe and Wendy Lee Wall will each receive a Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence award.

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  7. Wirtz Center's Imagine U Offers New Spring and Summer ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Northwestern University

    Imagine U is offering fun and interactive spring and summer stage productions as well as a kid-friendly workshop inspired by Northwestern University's famous "Waa-Mu Show," currently playing at Cahn Auditorium through May 8. Presented by the University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts , the interactive Imagine U programs, which are recommended for young children and their families, focus on story, movement and song. "Imagine U" events are led by some of Northwestern's acclaimed theatre faculty, who are assisted by their talented students.

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  8. Block Cinema Screenings At Northwestern In MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University's Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art continues its homage to Charlotte Moorman -- a musician, performance artist and advocate of the avant-garde -- with several Block Cinema programs that will help the public discover why Moorman was called the "Joan of Arc of New Music" and the "Topless Cellist."

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  9. Visual Arts at Northwestern in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Northwestern University

    Visitors from near and far continue to flock to Northwestern University's Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art to experience the museum's continuing homage to Charlotte Moorman -- a musician, performance artist and advocate of the avant-garde.

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  10. Are America's Best Years of Growth Behind Us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- Two distinguished Northwestern University economics professors offered starkly contrasting views of America's economic future Tuesday in a debate billed as a "Clash of the Intellectual Titans."

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  11. Keynote Speakers Pack the House for 'A Day With Northwestern'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- It was standing room only in Norris University Center's auditorium for inspiring keynote addresses by Chicago-area luminaries at Northwestern University's annual event, "A Day With Northwestern."

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  12. Bienen School Hosts Spring Orchestra ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Northwestern University

    The majestic sounds of classical and modern works for strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion will be performed by several student ensembles, including the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia. Hosted by the University's Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music , upcoming events will take place at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive on the Evanston campus, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Chicago's Millennium Park, 201 East Randolph St., as noted.

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  13. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play Opens at Northwestern UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- A literary masterpiece by Tolstoy, the steamy tropics and the American dream clash in Nilo Cruz's upcoming Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Anna in the Tropics."

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  14. Northwestern Baseball's Rocky and Berenice Miller Park Dedicated on April 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Northwestern University

    Studio N presents a special behind-the-scenes look at the Grand Opening Celebration of Northwestern University Baseball's Rocky & Berenice Miller Park. EVANSTON, Ill.

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  15. Music in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Northwestern University

    A vocal master class led by Metropolitan Opera star Matthew Polenzani; four opportunities to experience Carlisle Floyd's opera "Susannah"; and a University Singers choral program intended to evoke outdoor images of nature in spring are among the May music events on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Presented by the University's Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music , the upcoming programs will feature an impressive lineup of guest artists, music faculty and student ensembles.

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  16. Northwestern Baseball's Rocky and Berenice Miller Park Dedicated on April 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Northwestern University

    Studio N presents a special behind-the-scenes look at the Grand Opening Celebration of Northwestern University Baseball's Rocky & Berenice Miller Park. EVANSTON, Ill.

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  17. Restored Prominent Painting to Be Displayed at Deering LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Northwestern University

    A treasured oil painting by renowned artist John Singer Sargent -- one of America's greatest portraitists -- has been fully restored and will be on display at Northwestern University Libraries. The rare, up-close viewing will be from May 5 through May 19 in the third floor reading room of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections , Deering Library, 1937 Sheridan Road, on Northwestern's Evanston campus.

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  18. Theater and Dance in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Northwestern University

    A re-envisioned Shakespeare play presented in cooperation with The Actors Gymnasium; a Pulitzer-Prize winning play by Nilo Cruz set in Cuba; and the 85th installment of The Waa-Mu Show are among the Northwestern University theater-related offerings taking place on the Evanston campus in May. Presented by the School of Communication, the events will be held on the University's Evanston campus in performance venues in or near the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts , as noted.

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  19. 85th Annual Waa-Mu Show, 'Another Way West,' Tickets on Sale NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Northwestern University

    EVANSTON, Ill. --- To celebrate the 85th anniversary of Northwestern University's Waa-Mu Show and its cultural heritage in Evanston, Waa-Mu is partnering with a variety of downtown Evanston restaurants and a frozen custard shop to offer special deals and promotions to Waa-Mu patrons during the run of "Another Way West."

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  20. Block Cinema Screenings at Northwestern In AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Northwestern University

    Block Cinema's Spring 2016 series of contemporary and classic film features a new series on migration; special screenings, including an early 1970s film inspired by a Shakespeare play, and a one-night festival of video work that repurposes pre-existing work, including revisions of the McCarthy hearings and love letters to Britney Spears. Northwestern University's Block Cinema provides the Evanston campus, the North Shore and Chicago with a quality venue for cinema.

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