Blogs

February 6, 2012 - 10:10AM -

Lifelong learners, divine divas, culture bearers and more — they all came together at the Center in November 2010 for Water Is Rising: Music and Dance Amid Climate Change.

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

February 3, 2012 - 12:12AM -

By Hannah Morgan

Imagine perfecting a piece of music and then performing it to an audience- only to have members immediately climb onstage and critique the performance.

The University of Maryland's graduate fellowship wind quintet, SIREN, began playing together this past September. The five talented musicians, hailing from all over the states, led the audience through a cultural journey Wednesday night.

February 3, 2012 - 12:12AM -

By Teleathia Gardner

Being a part of the audience of the 29th Annual Choreographers' Showcase helped me confirm the reasons for an event taking place for such a long time. It was an experience that everyone should live, even if dance isn't your forte. The dancers demonstrate a diversity of choreography that swept me off of my feet. Although I have such a minimal dance history, I know that this showcase housed spectacular techniques from start to finish.

January 30, 2012 - 10:10AM -

Our patrons go beyond the norm, connect with other cultures and listen to the spirit within. In September 2010, our patrons expressed their enthusiasm before a performance by the Mongolian folk ensemble AnDa Union.

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

January 23, 2012 - 10:10AM -

“So happy to be here!” In October 2011, patrons talked about RENT, the arts and themselves.

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

January 23, 2012 - 8:08AM -

Simple, complex and “bare-bottom naked” — Eiko & Koma reveal a multitude of meanings in their work and in their lives.

January 16, 2012 - 11:11AM -

After graduating from the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies in 2007, Sarah Levitt joined the Dance Exchange, where she continues to find new, exciting ways to search for answers.

January 11, 2012 - 12:12AM -

January 11, 2012
By Clarice Smith Center

Mark your calendars and listen up!

Dr. Ysaye Barnwell and Marilyn Nelson will be on the Kojo Nnamdi Show today to talk about their work and specifically about their roles in Fortune’s Bones.

Listen to them live on the noon–1PM segment. (We expect Kojo to start discussing Fortune’s Bones around 12:20PM.)

November 27, 2011 - 3:03PM -

David Samuel is a Shift Supervisor in our Ticket Office who changed majors from biology to theatre, opening avenues for him to express his creativity.

I’m a junior Theatre major at the University of Maryland and I also work in the Clarice Smith Center Ticket Office as a shift supervisor.

November 21, 2011 - 3:03PM -

Director, playwright, musician, photographer, teacher — UMD faculty member Walter Dallas does it all and he believes the power of the performing arts can turn lives around.

I’m a director, I’m a playwright, I’m a musician and recently I’ve become a photographer. I play a couple of instruments. I teach. Life is full, and exciting. I’ve lived a charmed life.

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