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October 9, 2011 - 5:05PM -

Donors and UMD Professors of Mathematics Denny and Frances Gulick love teaching, love music and love art — and they live to make a difference in this world.

September 19, 2011 - 4:04PM -

As a composer, singer, teacher and author, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell has a full palette to choose from when she wants to share her love of culture.

September 11, 2011 - 8:08PM -

They love the arts and they’re not ashamed. Members of the Clarice Smith Center community told us why on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

September 5, 2011 - 8:08AM -

Laura Scott and son David recall when kidding the way into a difficult conversation opened a new level in their relationship.

August 31, 2011 - 8:08PM -

Members of the Clarice Smith Center community agree: belief in something bigger than themselves lights up their worlds. They told us all about it on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

August 31, 2011 - 8:08PM -

Say what? Members of the Clarice Smith Center community testify that humor opens all kinds of doors and makes the universe a better place. Hear what some of our Serious Kidders had to say on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

August 22, 2011 - 8:08AM -

As the Artistic Director of the Kronos Quartet, David Harrington keeps his eyes and ears open, in search of new, inspiring ways to push aside boundaries.

August 9, 2011 - 8:08AM -

As the Artistic Director of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, choreographer Margaret Jenkins finds that making dance is a provocative journey requiring a special kind of vulnerability.

January 18, 2011 - 10:10AM -

On February 4 and 5, 2011, SITI Company will present Radio Macbeth at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

In preparation for the performance, we talked with cast member Stephen Webber (who will play the part of Macbeth on stage) about the origins of this radio play and what audiences should expect.

January 11, 2011 - 10:10AM -

Last year, Walter Dallas, the Senior Artist-in-Residence for the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, directed his first play at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, an adaptation of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye. Now he prepares for his next production from February 25 to March 5, Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

The first of Chekhov’s four major plays, The Seagull was first staged in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1896.

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