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Barrick Lecture Series Presents The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour

What

UNLV invites sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell for the current installation of the Barrick Lecture Series.

When

Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Where

Artemus W. Ham Auditorium at UNLV main school
Near Maryland Parkway and Cottage Grove Opportunity

Details

The Barrick Lecture Series presents nationally and worldwide popular speakers through a generous grant from benefactor Marjorie Barrick.

W. Kamau Bell — host and executive producer of the Emmy Award winning CNN docu-series United Tones of America with W. Kamau Bell– is an author and sociopolitical comedian who has actually been lauded by The New York Times as “the most promising brand-new skill in political funny in several years” and by SF Weekly as “wise, elegant, and very much in the mold of politically outspoken comedians like Dave Chappelle.” The New Yorker said, “Bell’s trick is intersectional progressivism: he treats racial, gay, and ladies’s concerns as inseparable.”

Known for his former FX & & FXX funny series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, he recently made his Netflix launching with a new stand-up funny special, Independent School Negro. Kamau is on the advisory board of Hollaback! and Donors Select and is the ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for Racial Justice. Kamau has actually been nominated for several NAACP Image Awards and a GLAAD award, and he was featured on Conde Nast’s Daring 25 list for 2016. His writing has been featured in publications consisting of Vanity Fair, CNN.com, and Salon. Kamau made his launching as a director in Fall 2018 with the release of the A+E documentary Culture Shock: Chris Rock’s Bring The Pain.

Tickets

The lecture is free and open up to the general public but tickets are required. Tickets are restricted to two per individual and can be acquired from the Carrying out Arts Center box office starting 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.

The Carrying Out Arts Center (PAC) box office is located off of Cottage Grove Avenue at S. Maryland Parkway, on the school of UNLV. Contact the PAC box office at (702) 895-2787 or go to the PAC website.

Checking Out Artist Lecture Series Welcomes Beverly Fishman Nov. 1

The UNLV department of art invites Beverly Fishman to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, for the fall Checking out Artist Lecture Series.

Fishman embraces the language of abstraction to explore the body, concerns of identity, and contemporary culture. Her career-long examination brings into play medical imaging, pharmaceutical style, and the history of modernist painting. Fishman’s work has actually been the topic of solo exhibits at galleries in New york city, London, Paris, Berlin, Thessaloniki, Chicago, St. Louis, Los Angeles, and Detroit, and also has actually been shown at the Chrysler Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Toledo Museum of Art, and the Columbus Museum of Art, to name a few. Her work is represented in many collections including the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, the Pizzuti Collection, and numerous corporate collections. Her work has been examined in many art publications, papers, and scholarly publications, including The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, Artforum, Huffington Post, Modern Painters, Artnet Magazine, Wallpaper, NY Arts Publication, The Wall Street Journal, and Art in America. She is artist-in-residence and head of painting at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. She is represented by Miles McEnery Gallery, New York City; Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago; and Library Street Collective, Detroit.

The UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series includes a varied array of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers operating in the art world today. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the school and discuss their work in public lectures and to provide private critiques to our BFA and MFA trainees. This program has established itself as an important resource for UNLV students and the general public alike. The primary mission of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, motivate, and cultivate a greater understanding and gratitude of modern art through visual presentations and discourse.

Checking Out Artist Lecture Series Invites Collective Magpie Oct. 18

The UNLV department of art invites Collective Magpie to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, for the Fall Going To Artist Lecture Series.

Tae Hwang and MR Barnadas are a multinational duo and co-founders of Collective Magpie presently based out of the borderlands of San Diego – Tijuana. Their collective action extends the art studio into public space by working directly with and along with regional individuals to develop art. Through taking public space into the studio and working between different global sites and citizens, the art produced yields hybrid things and brand-new cultural kinds indicating disputes of today day.

The UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series includes a varied selection of a few of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the school and discuss their operate in public lectures and to provide individual critiques to our BFA and MFA students. This program has actually established itself as an important resource for UNLV trainees and the public alike. The primary objective of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, influence, and cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through visual discussions and discourse.

Admission Information

This occasion is complimentary and open to the general public.

Going To Artist Lecture Series Welcomes Whitney Bedford Oct. 11

The UNLV department of art welcomes Whitney Bedford to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, for the fall Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Bedford, who lives and works in Los Angeles, got her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. She was awarded a Krasner Pollock Grant in 2015 and was the winner of the 2001 UCLA Hammer Museum Illustration Biennale. She also got a Fulbright Graduate Fellowship from Hochschule der Kuenste, Berlin in 1999. She has been included in group exhibits at the Jewish Museum, New York; Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver. Bedford’s work is included in the Jumex Collection, Mexico City; the De La Cruz Collection, Miami; the Saatchi Collection, London; the Francois Pinault Collection, Paris; the Eric Decelle Collection, Brussels; the Collection Ginette Moulin/Guillaume Houze, Paris; the Art in Embassies Program (Saudi Arabia and Brussels/NATO headquarters); and the Marciano Foundation Art Collection, Los Angeles.

The UNLV Checking Out Artist Lecture Series includes a varied selection of a few of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This important program brings both developed and emerging artists to go to the campus and discuss their work in public lectures and to offer individual critiques to our BFA and MFA students. This program has established itself as an indispensable resource for UNLV trainees and the public alike. The primary mission of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, inspire, and promote a greater understanding and appreciation of modern art through visual presentations and discourse.

UNLV to Mark Research Week October 8-12 with Series of Community Occasions

October 8-12 is Research Study Week at UNLV, and the university is planning more than 20 neighborhood events to commemorate the breadth of research and creative activities on school.

Occasions prepared for Research Week 2018 include laboratory tours, innovation expos, research study fairs, lectures, open houses, and workshops– all tailored toward engaging, educating, and inspiring the community about the power of research study at UNLV.

Amongst the highlights:

Oct. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Trainee Union, an undergraduate research study reasonable will showcase the work of students and faculty, and highlight the many chances UNLV trainees have to participate in research study with top university faculty.
Oct. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center, representatives from UNLV’s Office of Economic Development will host a
” Start Smart” company startup class for present and aspiring business owners and small business owners.
Oct. 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UNLV’s Greenspun Hall, leadership from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Change, and UNLV’s Colleges of Engineering and Urban Affairs will talk about the future of
< a href=" https://www.unlv.edu/event/smart-communities-reception-and-panel-discussion?delta=0?delta=0 “>” Smart Communities.” These neighborhoods provide core infrastructure and address lifestyle issues for their citizens.
Oct. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at UNLV’s Science and Engineering Building, rising scientists from several disciplines will share their work during the annual Graduate Research Display. Hear from trainees about earthquake risks in Southern Nevada, Maya archaeology, and < a href =

” https://www.unlv.edu/news/series/unlv-grad-students-breaking-ground-all-over-sometimes-literally” > more. The complete list of UNLV Research study Week occasions is readily available at

unlv.edu/research. Research and financial development activities help UNLV educate the next-generation labor force, address real-world problems, and provide life-altering services and products. Recent research highlights on campus consist of significant grants from the National Institutes of Health to advance human health and customized medicine in Nevada, and discoveries that could cause< a href=" https://www.unlv.edu/news/release/study-brain-proteins-patterns-reveal-clues-understanding-epilepsy ” > much better treatments for epilepsy and indicate the capacity for video games to determine potential behavioral issues in kids. Financial development efforts at UNLV are likewise growing, with overall licensing revenue up 23 percent over the past fiscal year to more than $360,000. University innovators were likewise issued 8 patents in 2015, consisting of one trainee development– Gambling establishment Dominoes – that recently debuted on a Las Vegas casino floor.

MEDIA.

Unless kept in mind, all UNLV Research study Week events are free and available to the public. Media preparing to participate in are asked to RSVP to [email protected]!.?.! or call( 702) 895-3102.

Going To Artist Lecture Series Invites Christian Patterson Oct. 4

The UNLV department of art welcomes Christian Patterson to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, for the Fall Going To Artist Lecture Series.

Christian Patterson was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and lives in New york city, New York. Pictures are the heart of his work however they are typically accompanied by illustrations, paintings, objects, video or sound in both book and exhibition form. His books consist of Redheaded Peckerwood and Bottom of the Lake. Patterson is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow and winner of the 2015 Vevey International Photography Award. He is represented by Rose Gallery in Santa Monica and Robert Morat in Berlin.

The UNLV Checking Out Artist Lecture Series functions a diverse array of some of the most engaging artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This crucial program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the campus and discuss their operate in public lectures and to use specific critiques to our BFA and MFA trainees. This program has developed itself as a vital resource for UNLV students and the public alike. The primary mission of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, inspire and cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of modern art through visual discussions and discourse.

The event is complimentary and open to the general public. Parking is free.

Barrick Lecture Series Presents “An Evening with Guillermo del Toro” Oct. 17

What

UNLV invites acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro for the most recent installment of the Barrick Lecture Series

When

Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Where

Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV primary school
Near Maryland Parkway and Home Grove Avenue

Details

The Barrick Lecture Series presents nationally and worldwide renowned speakers through a generous grant from benefactor Marjorie Barrick.

Guillermo del Toro was able to parlay his youth love of the macabre into an extremely successful career as a filmmaker, making his feature launching in 1993 with Cronos. He helmed the comic-book adaptations Blade II and Hellboy before directing Pan’s Maze, a well-known, artfully identified movie that was chosen for a Foreign Language Movie Academy Award.

Del Toro also directed the action blockbuster Pacific Rim and the haunted house/period piece Crimson Peak, before receiving his very first Oscar win for Finest Director in 2018 for the sci-fi love The Shape of Water.

Tickets

The lecture is totally free and available to the general public however tickets are required. Tickets are restricted to 2 per individual and can be acquired from the Carrying out Arts Center ticket office. Due to high need, pre-release tickets for UNLV professors, personnel, and trainees are not available. Tickets for the public, consisting of members of the UNLV community, will be offered beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

The Carrying Out Arts Center (PAC) ticket office is located off of Cottage Grove Opportunity at S. Maryland Parkway, on the campus of UNLV. Contact the PAC ticket office at (702) 895-2787 or check out the PAC website.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series Welcomes Ala Mohseni Sept. 27

The UNLV department of art welcomes Ala Mohseni to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, for the Fall Checking Out Artist Lecture Series.

Mohseni was born in Tehran, Iran. His profession began in the theater and after that advertising, in the early 1990s, before proceeding to filmmaking in 2004 with his very first film “The Life” about a leader of Iranian movie theater. He later participated in a masterclass workshop by the famous Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, then a BBC documentary workshop. Mohseni’s 2008 documentary “My City Pizza”, about the big popularity of pizza in the Iranian capital Tehran, was praised for its comedy and granted in celebrations all over the world. The IDFA awarded Mohseni the Jan Vrijman Fund in 2009 for his project “Hidden Kisses”– a movie he was not able to complete since of civil strife in Iran after the 2009 governmental election. He relocated to California a year later and earned an MFA in Movie at the California College of the Arts. His most current movies are “Kiosk, A Generation Destroyed By Madness”, “My Sneaky Liberty”, “Transformation, Iranian Style.”

The UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series functions a varied array of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers operating in the art world today. This essential program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the school and discuss their work in public lectures and to provide private reviews to our BFA and MFA students. This program has actually established itself as an invaluable resource for UNLV trainees and the public alike. The main mission of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, influence and promote a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through visual presentations and discourse.

Admission Information

The occasions are complimentary and open up to the general public.

Suggested voluntary contribution:

$ 5 grownups;
$ 2 child and senior

Going To Artist Lecture Series Welcomes Anna Wittenberg Sept. 20

The UNLV department of art welcomes Anna Wittenberg to the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, for the Fall Going To Artist Lecture Series.

Wittenberg is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles working mostly in video, sculpture, and setup. She received her BA in media studies at Pitzer College in 2008 and an MFA in visual art at the University of California, Riverside in 2017. She utilizes setup and efficiency in association with video to explore the corporeal dimension of experience. Her work has significantly concentrated on questions around performativity and interactivity and their cultural and biological significance in today’s extremely moderated landscape. A lot of her tasks utilize video and sound to press, push away, or distance, and pull, draw-in, or coax, in an effort to question modern and historic cultural mores. She has actually held solo exhibitions at BozoMag, Los Angeles and took part in group shows at NOS France, the Contemporary Museum of Modern Art in Austin, Texas, Roger’s Workplace, Human being Resources, Figures on a Landscape, and SOSM in Los Angeles.

The UNLV Visiting Artist Lecture Series includes a diverse variety of some of the most compelling artists and thinkers working in the art world today. This essential program brings both established and emerging artists to go to the campus and discuss their work in public lectures and to provide individual critiques to our BFA and MFA trainees. This program has established itself as an important resource for UNLV students and the general public alike. The main objective of the UNLV Artist Lecture Series is to educate, influence, and promote a greater understanding and appreciation of modern art through visual discussions and discourse.

Admission Information

This occasion is totally free and open to the public.

Recommended voluntary contribution:

$ 5 adults;
$2 kid and senior.

More info about the UNLV Checking Out Artist Series.