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2011 Media Archive


DECEMBER 2011

Art Attacks Online's Top 10 Artists of 2011

KSU Visual Art Alum Kelly McKernan (Spring, 2009) makes Art Attacks Online's top 10 Artist of 2011.

Art Attacks Online, 12/29/11

Give a gift of the arts and support ArtsBridge

KSU College of the Arts students participate in unique program to foster the next genetation of artists.

Smyrna.11alive.com, 12/22/11


1990-99 Alumni Notes

KSU TPS&D Prof. Harrison Long received the 2010-11 Distinguished Teaching Award .

SMU Magazine, 12/21/11


ArtsBridge Offers Diverse Educational Programs

KSU College of the Arts take part in ArtsBridge at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

BroadwayWorld Atlanta, 12/21/11


Everything: an Equinox and a Blast

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings' dance company of gloATL to perform.

Creative Loafing, 12/17/11


 

NOVEMBER 2011

Flutist, pianist to perform at KSU

Russian flutist Maxim Rubtsov and pianist Sergei Kvitko perform in KSU Scholarship Series.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/18/11


KSU Dance Company to present 'Paquita,' three original works (pdf)

2012 dance concert makes the Newsworthy column.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/16/11

KSU Jazz Guitar Ensemble

The KSU Jazz Guitar Ensemble performacne conducted by Music Prof. Trey Wrigh tis featured.

CBS Atlanta, 11/14/11

Atlanta's student dance recitals showcase new work

The KSU Dance Company's performance of "Paquita + III" is featured.

Culture Surfing, Creative Loafing, 11/14/11

Maxim Rubtsov (pdf)

Preview of the Scholarship Series performance by Maxim Rubtsov.

Atlanta PlanIt, 11/15/11

Anderson Symphony Orchestra opens new season

KSU alum Mandi Aumann plays part of Anderson Symphony Orchestra.

IndependentMail.com, 11/11/11


Ying Quartet (MP3)

Lois Reitzes interviews two members of the Ying Quartet in advance of their performance in the Bailey Performance Center.

"Second Cup," WABE, 11/11/11

"Creativity in Captivity" - KSU hosts events exploring the role of music in the Holocaust

KSU chamber ensembles and KSU composer-in-residence Laurence Sherr take part in unique event.

The Weekly, 11/10/11

Atlanta Steinway Society to host annual gala

KSU Music Prof. Judy Cole, KSU music student Angela Anzai, and six KSU vocalist on bill to perform.

Sandy Springs Neighbor, 11/10/11


Atlanta Steinway Society to host annual gala

KSU Music Prof. Judy Cole, KSU music student Angela Anzai, and six KSU vocalist on bill to perform.

NeighborNewspaper.com, 11/10/11

Georgia Symphony Orchestra

KSU Music Prof. Michael Alexander also director of GSO.

Creative Loafing, 11/8/11


Sally Litchfield: Barbecue honors those dedicated to service

KSU Tellers provide entertainment to celebration.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/08/11


Kennesaw State University Senior Show Fall 2011

KSU Visual Arts Seniors artwork for sell in form of a book.

Blurb.com, 11/6/11


Review: Kennesaw State University Opera Theatre November 3-6, 2011

KSU School of Music production of "Il Segreto di Susanna" by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari and "The Old Maid and the Thief" by Gian Carlo Menotti get reviewed.

PurePolitics.com, 11/4/11

Joe Thomas | Kennesaw State University

KSU Department of Visual Arts chair Joe Thomas' academic research.

Academia.edu, 11/4/11


KSU Opera Theatre to Present Two One-Act Operas

KSU Opera Theatre to present double bil.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/4/11



OCTOBER 2011

A Nonprofit for Nonprofits (Page 24-25)

KSU Visual Arts Alum Angela Elliott featured for nonprofit work.

Kennesaw State Univesity Magazine, 10/28/11


KSU's Vice President for Advancement Resigns After a Decade

KSU College of the Arts recieved signifcant gifts to help mark the $75 million goal set by KSU.

Kennesaw Patch, 10/27/11

Ying Quartet to perform in Premiere Series

Previews the upcoming Nov. 12 concert.

The Weekly, 10/26/11

Flourish Awards

Photo feature from 2011 KSU Flourish Awards.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/23/11


Cobb Arts Ball

Photo feature from KSU fundraiser.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/23/11

Culture notes: Memory painter Linda Anderson exhibit (and sale) at KSU; Rialto's Leslie Gordon honored

KSU exhibition to feature Linda Anderson with 30 percent of proceeds going to the College of the Arts.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Access Atlanta, 10/14/11


Art Boxes artist: Ben Goldman

KSU Visual Arts Prof. and Alumni Ben Goldman is profiled.

Nooga.com, 10/11/11


10th anniversy of Finster's death marks new era for Paradise Gardens

KSU to provide research library for Paradise Gardens.

Nooga.com, 10/11/11


‘Dark Forest’ brings ‘Grimm’ fairytales to life on Oct. 18

Preview of the original adaptation being staged by the Department of Theatre, Performance Studies & Dance.

The Sentinel, 10/11/11

Upcoming fall events

KSU TPS&D Production of "Dark Forest: Tales and Poems From the Brothers Grimm" by John Gentile makes the list of fall events.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/10/11


Kennesaw State celebrates faculty achievements

KSU TPS&D Profs. Karen Robinson and Ivan Pulinkala recieve awards.

The Weekly, 10/7/11


Best of the Big A: Weekend best bets

KSU production of "The Cocteau Hour" makes the list of Atlanta's top events.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/7/11

Art careers are viable, even in a recession

KSU Music student Amy Lashley speaks about her fufilling life in the arts.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/6/11


'Splittin' the Raft' puts new spin on classic 'Huck Finn Adventures'

KSU Department of TPS&D brings old classic to a new light.

Rockdale Citizen, 10/4/11


Atlanta dance-maker Lauri Stallings is a finalist for Rome Prize

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings has been nominated for prestigious awards.

myFOX Atlanta, 10/1/11



SEPTEMBER 2011


Kansas with the Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra (pdf)

KSU Symphony Orchestra to perform live with Kansas.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/29/11


Atlanta dance-maker Lauri Stallings is a finalist for Rome Prize

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings has been nominated for prestigious awards

Creative Loafing, 9/29/11


Live music picks: Sept. 20-Oct. 6

KSU Symphony Orchestra and Kansas to perform.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Access Atlanta, 9/29/11


GMDT Celebrates 55 Seasons

KSU Dance Program took the stage with GMDT.

Marietta Patch, 9/27/1


Wilco and Kansas coming to Cobb Energy

KSU Orchestra and legendary rock band, Kansas, perform together on Sept. 30.

Smyrna/Vinings Patch, 9/27/11

Kansas, Kennesaw State University to present music masterpiece

KSU Orchestra and legendary rock band, Kansas, perform together on Sept. 30.

Marietta Daily Journal, 9/23/11

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Street Shooting Man

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner is interviewed and speaks about show at Whitespace gallery.

Luxe Crush, 9/22/11

Matt Haffner's got street cred

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner solo show celebrates the seamy side of Atlanta life.

Creative Loafing, 9/20/11


Artist Creates Drawings with HIV Positive Blood

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Robert Sherer speaks about his unique techniques to create artwork.

Birmingham Free Press, 9/19/11


gloATL's "Maa" with Robert Spano and a Realigned Arts Landscape

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings' "Maa" gets reviewed.

ArtsCriticATL.com, 9/16/11

9/11 Ripple

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner's "Strangers," an installation of portraits, speaks tp the ripple effect of 9/11.

CNN, 9/11/11


Matt Haffner at Whitespace

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner's work in whitespace gallery as part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography.

Art Relish, 9/9/11

Matt Haffner at Whitespace

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner has first solo show at whitespace gallery.

whitespace814.blogspot.com, 9/9/11


Matt Haffner's "Just Across the Tracks" opens tonight at whitespace

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner's exhibition displays consists of a series of photograph portraits, sound recordings, collage works on paper, and a rotating diorama.

whitespace814.blogspot.com, 9/9/11


Opening of "Just Across the Tracks" by Matt Haffner

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Matt Haffner has an opening reception at whitespace gallery for new exhibition.

Facebook, 9/9/11


Atlanta's Dance Scene Steps Up

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings' gloATL performs in Lenox Squaremall, the streets and alleyways of Castleberry Hill, MARTA's Lindbergh Center Station, and the High Museum lawn leading the following of a curious public.

Creative Loafing, 9/8/11

Kennesaw State University Sponsors "Is it Music or Business?"

Program will feature KSU MEBUS Prof. Bruce Burch.

Michael Brandvold Marketing, 9/6/11

CREA by gloATL (video)

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings created a chamber piece with collaborations.

Vimeo, 9/5/11

Kennesaw State University Program Teaches How to Turn Creativity into Cash

Features KSU's Music and Entertainment Business Program.

Cherokee Tribune, 9/3/11

KSU's entertainment program teaches how to turn creatibity into cash

Features KSU's Music and Entertainment Business Program and interview from Bruce Burch.

Marietta Daily Journal, 9/2/11


The Artistry of Master Sculptor Ruth Zuckerman: A warm heart of stone

Article examines the work of Ruth Zuckerman, of which Kennesaw State has a large collection.

Atlanta Showguide, Fall 2011 (page 4)

Kennesaw State Makes Room for Art Collection

Showcases the fundraising efforts for the Art Museum at Kennesaw State.

Atlanta Showguide, Fall 2011 (page 16)


Christian Rockers, Third Day, Go Back to School

The band and alumni of KSU were guest speakers at KSU for the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program.

Music News Nashville, 9/1/11

 

AUGUST 2011


Farley recognized for helping arts 'flourish'

KSU College of the Arts Flourish Award recipient Robert Farley is profiled.

NeighborNewspaper.com, 8/31/11


Professors' Pet Peeves

KSU Visual Arts Prof. Valerie Dibble speaks about her pet peeve as a professor.

Huffington Post, 8/31/11

McKee Didn't Expect Teaching Honor

KSU Music Prof. Rick McKee won 2011-12 Elementary Teacher of the Year for Cobb County.

Acworth Patch, 8/29/11


Reserve Band preps for Concert in the Park Series

KSU Music Prof. Robert Henry (music performance, 1999) to perform in annual concert series organized by the Band of the Air Force Reserve.

The Sun News, 8/24/11

Music Scores, but gifts shrink

Story says don't miss this fall's Premiere Series concerts at the Bailey Center featuring Stefan Jackiw and Ying Quartet.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Access Atlanta, 8/20/11

 

Dance Thrives in Atlanta's Fall Performance Season

Features KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings on her gloATL work.

Access Atlanta, 8/20/11

Road Warrior: Kennesaw State University

Four live broadcasts for the first day of school include an interview with Theatre & Performance Studies major Jessica McPhail.

Good Day Atlanta, Fox 5, 8/17/11

Road Warrior: Kennesaw State University: MyFoxATLANTA.com


Improv Monster to Invade Johns Creek

KSU's Improv Society KISS will be in Improv Thunderdome competition.

Johns Creek Patch, 8/17/11

Champaign Ballet Academy

Mentions Dance Prof. at Kennesaw Stte University, Lauri Stallings.

Champaign Ballet, 8/12/11

KSU to begin 2011-12 arts, theater season with "Detroit"

Newsworthy column announces the Department of Theatre, Performance Studies and Dance's season

Marietta Daily Journal, 8/9/11 (view pdf)

Strummin' and Hummin'

Photo feature about the final 2011 Starlight Series performance featuring Blue Highway.

Marietta Daily Journal, 8/9/11 (view pdf)


Starlight Concert Series: Blue Highway

Photo gallery about the final 2011 Starlight Series performance featuring Blue Highway.

Kennesaw Patch, 8/8/11


South Cobb Rotary Club Awards Art Scholarship

Features KSU art student Munroe d'Antignac, as the recipient of a scholarship.

SouthCobb Patch, 8/5/11


Classical Concert in Savannah

KSU Music Profs. Helen Kim and Soohyun Yun will be performing in a concert with two KSU students on October 9th.

Middle East and other Musings Blog, 8/3/11

 

JULY 2011

Champion of the Arts

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings was an honoree at Outkast's Big Boi's celebration for his youth foundation Big Kidz Foundation on July 16th.

Urban Lux Magazine, 7/28/11

Kansas to Perform with Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra

The show will be at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on September 30th, and a portion of the ticket sales will go to KSU.

Access Atlanta, 7/27/11

An impressive Wigmore Hall debut by Robert Henry

Music Prof. Robert Henry (music performance, 1999) gets reviewed for his debut performance in Wigmore Hall, London, England.

Seen and Heard International, 7/26/11

Rialto's 'Off the Edge' to Unite a World of Contemporary Dance

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings curated a contemporary dance event for Georgia State University's downtown theater in January.

Access Atlanta, 7/24/11

 

Farley Receives Flourish Award from KSU

KSU's Flourish recognizes Roswell's Georgia Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director Robert J. Farley.

Roswell Patch, 7/24/11

 

KSU Professor John Gentile awarded 2011 ORACLE Award

Spotlighting  TPS&D Chair John Gentile's honor from the National Storytelling Network.

Marietta Daily Journal, 7/22/11 (view pdf)

Dance review: Lauri Stallings' gloATL reaches for Utopia with "Liquid Culture"

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings takes her dance troupe to perform in downtown Atlanta's storefront shops.

ArtsCriticATL.com, 7/18/11

National Black Arts Festival

KSU Art Prof. Odeleye Ayokunle receives the Mid-Career Artist Award for his accomplishments as a sculptor.

Atlanta Planit, 7/15/11

A Slew of Honors in Metro Atlanta's Art Community, from KSU to NBAF

KSU Art Prof. Odeleye Ayokunle and KSU's Director of Art Museum and Galleries, Teresa Bramlette Reeves, and KSU's COTA Flourish Luncheon are featured.

Access Atlanta, 7/15/11

A Conversation With Kelly McKernan

KSU Visual Art Alum, Kelly McKernan (Spring, 2009) is interviewed.

ArtSeen, 7/14/11

Ethnic Art Falling out of Favor?

Mentions KSU's new offering of a bachelor's degree in Art History.

Diverse, 7/14/11

Teresa Bramlette Reeves named KSU Art Museum Director

Reeves says, "I want to get more visibility to the KSU galleries and make it a destination."

Creative Loafing, 7/14/11


KSU's Starlight Summer Concert Series

Photo gallery showing pianists Joey Singer and Bill Cunliffe during the event.

Kennesaw Patch, 7/11/11 (view pdf)

 

Joseph Meeks Leads College of the Arts at KSU

Features the dean of KSU's COTA Joseph Meeks, and his success of "building bridges in our community through the arts,"as he achieved his goal of KSU receiving and maintaining national accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1985.

Marietta Daily Journal, 7/9/11 (view pdf)

 

Plywood Presents: Social Innovation

KSU Dance Prof. and choreographer of gloATL will be joining Plywood for their program on August 11th.

Plywood, 7/9/11

 

Jazz Pianists to Perform in Starlight Summer Concert

Newsworthy column spotlights the performance by Joey Singer and Bill Cunliffe.

Marietta Daily Journal, 7/8/11 (view pdf)

 

Summer Winds on WABE

This program on WABE 90.1 FM features works from the Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble.

The Weekly, 7/8/11

 

gloATL Will Create a Series of Free Performances in Atlanta's Public Spaces

KSU Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings is the artistic director and choreographer of gloATL, and will coordinate the performances, which are titled "Liquid Culture: A physical installation series of 5 Utopia Stations." (view pdf)

Creative Loafing, 7/7/11

 

Get Out: KSU Starlight Concert

It's time to get out and enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend with this concert featuring pianists Joey Singer and Bill Cunliffe.

Kennesaw Patch, 7/7/11

 

 

JUNE 2011


A Holocaust Remembrance: Czech, Dutch, and American Chamber Music of Two Generations

KSU Music Prof. Laurence Sherr has works featured in performance at Church of St. Lawrence in Prague, Czech Republic.

http://ksuweb.kennesaw.edu/~lsherr/, 6/28/11


Hitting the Mark: Kennesaw State University about to top goal

Around Town column highlights KSU's $75 million capital campaign. Gifts for the Bailey Performance Center, All-Steinway School, Clayton Gallery and Zuckerman Art Museum are spotlighted.

Marietta Daily Journal, 6/21/11 (view pdf)


When elite talent and romance collide: An Atlanta Symphony love story

Feature story highlights KSU Oboe Prof. Elizabeth Koch.

ArtCriticATL.com, 6/17/11

 

Songs under the Stars

Previews the Starlight Summer Concert Series.

Marietta Daily Journal, 6/17/11 (view pdf)


From Different Points: New Music and Media Works (poster/program)

KSU Music Prof. Laurence Sherr that part in muliticultural performance.

Newsense Intermedium, Prague, Czech Republic, 6/15/11


From Different Points: New Music and Media Works

KSU Music Prof. Laurence Sherr that part in muliticultural performance.

Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic, 6/15/11


KSU Hosts Fourth Annual Star Spangled Spectacular

The KSU musical theatre ensemble students will perform.

Kennesaw Patch, 6/15/11

 

gloATL Artists Find Creative Space at Goat Farm

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings finds inspiration, upcoming performance of Maa includes students in the KSU Dance Company.

Midtown Patch, 6/14/11

Shoah Memorial Music by Laurence Sherr

KSU Music Prof. Laurence Sherr performs in Czech Republic.

Jewish Museum, Czech Republic, 6/17/11


KSU holds its annual Starlight Summer Concert Series (video)

Celebrate summer in style with this summer's Concert series presented by KSU's COTA. KSU's Director of the Baliey Performance Center, David Daily, will be interviewed.

Spotlight on Cobb, 6/6/11

 

 

MAY 2011

 

Performances lacking in 'Kiss'

TPS Prof. Freddie Ashley stars in this production.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5/27/11

 

Starlight Summer Concert Series offers outdoor music events

The Weekly, 5/25/11

 

The Judas Kiss is Wilde at heart

TPS Prof. Freddie Ashley stars in this production.

Creative Loafing, 5/20/11

 

ASO trumpeter Hooten wins 5-year, $10,000 honor

Thomas Hooten is on the KSU music faculty.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Arts & Culture, 5/18/11

 

ASO trumpet player Thomas Hooten awarded first Reeder chair and cash prize

Thomas Hooten is on the KSU music faculty.

ArtsCriticATL, 5/18/11

 

Art-Wise at Norcross High School

Includes list of Norcross students participating in the All-State Art Symposium at KSU.

Peachtree Corners-Berkeley Lake Patch, 5/17/11

 

Culture notes: ... KSU gets theater grant

Highlights the TPS&D production/community engagement project "Splittin' the Raft."

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Arts & Culture, 5/16/11

 

KSU receives NEA grant for production of "Splittin' the Raft"

Upcoming TPS&D production/community engagement project is highlighted.

The Weekly, 5/12/11

 

 

APRIL 2011

 

Dance review: Lauri Stallings' gloATL premieres "Chapter III: This Is a World"

Review of a production choreographed by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings.

ArtsCriticATL, 4/29/11

 

5 Things: An Evening for Japan, Bloggers Needed

KSU Opera Theatre and Orchestra directed by Music Prof. Russell Young and Artist-in-Residence Eileen Moreen makes today's list of "five things you should know."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/29/11

 

Aurora Court Panel by Ayokunle Odeleye

Interview with Art Prof. Odeleye about one his public art projects.

YouTube, 4/28/11

 

5 Things: High School Theater Awards, Commissioners Meeting

The senior art exhibition makes today's list of "five things you should know."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/26/11

 

KSU holds its fourth annual Synergy performance (video)

KSU recently held its fourth annual Synergy performance at the Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center for area school children. KSU Arts Assistant Dean Samuel Robinson interviewed.

Spotlight on Cobb, 4/25/11


5 Things: KSU Percussion Ensemble, Youth Honored

The April 25 performance by the KSU Percussion Ensemble makes today's list of "five things you should know."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/25/11


Bad Boy Actor Takes His Work Straight to the Top

TPS Alumni Travis Younggets top honors for his work as a "bad guy."

Marietta Patch, 04/22/11


Cloudy Weather and Earth Day

The newly approved Bachelor of Arts in art history is one of today's "five things you should know."

Kennesaw Patch, 04/22/11

Arts College at Kennesaw State announces faculty, staff awards

David Daly, Harrison Long and Ivan Pulinkala were honored.

The Weekly, 04/21/11

Shuler Hensley Awards to honor student theatre standouts

Mentions the collaborative partnership between CEPAC and KSU.

Neighbor Newspapers, 4/20/11

5 Things: Stormy Weather, Gospel Choir and More

The April 20 KSU Gospel Choir performance made the list of "five things you need to know today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/20/11

10 Women, 1 purpose

Article mentions that Music Prof. Oral Moses will perform at this event.

Marietta Daily Journal, 4/19/11

 

County by county briefs for Saturday

Featured in the Cobb County, Kennesaw State University Community and Alumni Choir will present "O.M.G.: Oratorios, Madgrigals and Gospel" Concert featuring Debra D. Crampton.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 4/15/11

 

KSU choir performs Saturday concert

Kennesaw State University Community and Alumni Choir will present "O.M.G.: Oratorios, Madgrigals and Gospel" Concert featuring Debra D. Crampton.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 4/14/11

 

Lauri Stallings and gloATL prepare "Chapter III," revealing the bare truth

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings and gloATL prepare the formal world premiere of "Chapter III: This Is a World" at New York's Duo Theatre.

ArtsCriticATL, 4/14/11

 

5 Things: KSU Orchestra, Sunday Sales

KSU mixed chamber ensembles' performance featuring works by guest artist Thomas Benjamin makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/13/11

 

Modern Atlanta Dance Festival kicks off

Dance Prof. Sandra Parks presents "Little Broken Steps" in the Modern Atlanta Dance Festival and KSU's Student Dance Concert mentioned.

Creative Loafing, 4/13/11

 

5 Things: Live Commissioners Meeting

KSU mixed chamber ensembles' performance featuring works by guest artist Thomas Benjamin makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/12/11

 

Kennesaw State University Community & Alumni Choir gears up for Spring Concert

KSUCAC will present their spring performance "OMG! Oratorios, Madrigals, and Gospels."

Marietta Daily Journal, 4/9/11

 

Robert Sherer and William Cash Book Launch Party: "100 Artists of the Male Figure"

Art Prof. Robert Sherer with William Cash launch art opening and book launch.

Outwrite Bookshore and Coffeehouse, 4/9/11

 

5 Things: Jazz Combos, Open Mic Night

KSU mixed chamber ensembles' performance and TPS&D's performance of "Good Person of Szechwan" by Bertolt Brecht make the list of "five things to know."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/6/11

 

5 Things: Dirt and Worms, "Good Person of Szechwan"

Jazz Combos performance and TPS&D's performance of "Good Person of Szechwan" by Bertolt Brecht make the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/5/11


Music event: Kennesaw State University New Music Festival

Event of KSU New Music Festival: Faculty Composers posted.

Chamber Musician Today, 4/4/11

5 Things: City Council Meeting, Senior Exhibition

Senior graphic communications major exhibition makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/4/11

Creating "Urban Memories"

Art Prof. Matt Haffner is quoted about his "Urban Memories" exhibit curated by Ellen Conner.

The Colonnade, 4/2/11

 

Nico Muhly and the veil of secrecy

Nico Muhly, composer of "How Soon?" co-comissioned by KSU School of Music to be performed with eighth blackbird and the KSU's Women's Chorus, is profiled.

Creative Loafing, 4/2/11

 

KSU hosts new-music festival

KSU's weeklong Festival of New Music, including eighth blackbird for a Nico Muhly premierewith the KSU Women's Chorus directed by Prof. Dr. Alison Mann.

ArtsCriticATL, 4/1/11


5 Things: A Day for Fools

Performance by Grammy Award-winning sextet eighth blackbird at KSU makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 4/1/11

 


MARCH 2011

 

Eighth blackbird and Nico Muhly make Live Music Picks: April 1-7

Eighth blackbird will premiere a new work by Muhly, and the ensemble and composer will hold workshops and discussions.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3/31/11

 

5 Things: Faculty Composers, AMP Open Mic

KSU New Music Festival that features faculty composers from KSU and other universities makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/28/11

 

Eighth blackbird to perform in Premiere Series

Grammy Award-winnng contemporary music sextet to perform concert including a piece co-commisioned by KSU School of Music and a new work composed by Nico Muhly to be performed by the KSU Women's Chorus. David Daly is quoted.

Duluth Weekly, 3/28/11

5 Things: Student Composers, Lip-Dubbers

KSU New Music Festival that features student composers from KSU and other universities makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/28/11

5 Things: Open Mic at Crank, Kennesaw Barber Shop Contest

KSU's "New Works and Ideas Festival" makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/23/11


KSU Festival of New Music

Previews the schedule of events for the festival.

Atlanta Composers, 3/23/11

 

5 Things: Town Hall with Congressman Phil Gingrey

Guest piano performance by Reid Alexander in the Bailey Performance Center makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/22/11

 

5 Things: City Council Meeting, Comissioners Open House

KSU Wind ensemble and the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony's performance makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/21/11

 

Culture Notes: 5-Steinway Concert at Kennesaw State University

"440 Keys: A Reunion," a concert featuring the KSU Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, facult pianists and guest pianst Dmitri Levkovich.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3/17/11

 

5 Things: SPLOST Passes-ish, Classical Guitar

KSU's classical guitar ensemble performance makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/16/11

 

Flux Film presents "Bloom" a site specific work by Lauri Stallings + gloATL (video)

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings and gloATL's "Bloom" featured in a Flux Film.

Flux Projects, 3/12/11

Kennesaw State concert will feature five Steinway grand pianos

Previews the March 19 concert, "440 Keys: A Reunion."

Duluth Weekly, 3/11/11


Art Reception: Matt Haffner, Urban Memories

Art Prof. Matt Haffner "Urban Memories" collection exhibited.

GCSU Events, 3/10/11

 

Viewfinder: KSU Modern and Contemporary Art Exhibit

Photo feature spotlighting the permanent collection exhibition in the Clayton Gallery. Matthew Harper is quoted.

Kennesaw Patch, 3/10/11


Review: A powerful Bach B-minor Mass

Music Prof. Adam Kirkpatrick is noted for the tenor solos in this performance.

ArtsCriticATL, 3/9/11


KSU Students to perform at Strand Theatre

Previews performance of "Side by Side by Sondheim."

Marietta Daily Journal, 3/9/11

Duluth Weekly, 3/7/11

 

5 Things: Faculty Art, Basketball Challenge

KSU's Department of Visual Arts Annual Faculty Exhibition makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/7/11

 

New Trinity Baroque and Georgia Tech choir form historic partnership

Music Prof. Adam Kirkpatrick is noted for the tenor solos in this performance.

The Birmingham (Ala.) News, 3/7/11

 

Turning Point Ensemble's Firebird 2011 - Part II

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings featured in a photograph with Turning Point Ensemble conductor Owen Underhill.

Alex Waterhouse-Hayward, 3/2/11

 

KSU Launches New Music and Entertainment Program

Director Bruce Burch is quoted about the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program endowed by Joel A. Katz.

Kennesaw Patch, 3/1/11

 

5 Things: Facebook Art Contest, Free Pancakes

"Invisible Body, Conspicuous Mind" exhibition featuring contemporary Romanian art makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 3/1/11



FEBRUARY 2011

 

5 Things: City Council Meeting, Thunderstorms

Annual Art Faculty Exhibition makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/28/11

Kennesaw State professor publishes book in theatre design

TPS Prof. Ming Chen publishes her book entitled "Visual Literacy for Theatre."

Duluth Weekly, 2/24/11

5 Things: Viewing Today, KSU Orchestra

KSU Orchestra makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/23/11

5 Things: Missing Cobb County Child

Faculty recital including Christina Smith, flute, and Peter Marshall, piano, make the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/22/11

Romanian drama short on context

Gallery review of "Invisible Body, Conspicous Mind" and mention of "Modern & Contemporary Ar from the Permanent Collection."

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2/18/11

 

Viewfinder: American Horn Quartet

Photo feature spotlighting world renowned musicians' performance at Kennesaw starting their national tour.

Kennesaw Patch, 2/17/11

 

Cobb Symphony offers Bluegrass Mass, savors classic symphonies

Director of Orchestra Dr. Michael Alexander quoted and Bailey Performance Center to host the full 70-member Cobb Symphony Orchestra Concert.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2/16/11

 

5 Things: Jiles Road Meeting, American Horn Quartet

The American Horn Quartet's performance in the Bailey Performance Center makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/15/11

 

Local receives Music Educator of the Year Award

Prof. Angee McKee was honored by Georgia Music Educators Association.

Cartersville Daily Tribune, 2/10/11

 

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Comes to East Cobb

Bailey Performance Center hosts The Next Generation Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Concert.

East Cobb Patch, 2/10/11

 

5 Things: Romantic Restaurants, Cream Cheese Brownies

"Melancholy Play" makes anoter appearance on the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/10/11

 

Week of Brass offers workshops and performances

KSU School of Music hosts a series of workshops and performances with the Week of Brass.

Duluth Weekly, 2/9/11

 

New Gate Club at Millennium Gate Museum fills social gap

Music Prof Soohyun Yun is one of five finalist to compete for the annual Pro-Mozart Society of Atlanta scholarship.

Neighbor Newspapers, 2/9/11

 

5 Things: Moms Talk, Snow, Bagel Day

Dr. Safa Yeprem's performance in the Baily Performance Center makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/9/11

 

5 Things: I Love My Pet, Melancholy Play

"Melancholy Play" makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 2/8/11

 

Review: gloATL offers a different angle

Review of a production choreographed by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings.

Creative Loafing, 2/5/11

aris-dance.com, 2/7/11

 

Weekend Arts Agenda: Is this a world?

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings and gloATL to perform "This Is a World" at the Goat Farm.

Creative Loafing, 2/4/11

 

Lauri Stallings' and gloATL's "This Is a World" upset expectations with seats, tickets and a stage

Review of a production choreographed by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings.

ArtsCriticATL, 2/1/11

 

gloATL shifts gears with "This is a World"

Review of a production choreographed by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings.

Creative Loafing, 2/1/11

 

 

JANUARY 2011

 

5 Things: The Spoken Word, Blueberry Pancakes

"The Spoken Word: Cutting Across the Map" the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 1/28/11

5 Things: Media Swap, Fine Art, and Toilet Day

Music Profs Robert Henry (music performance, 1999) and Charae Krueger's performance AND the Spring Grand Opening of the Art Galleries make the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 1/27/11

5 Things: Snow, Jazz and Insurgent Aussies
Music Prof Trey Wright's performance makes the list of "five things to know before you leave the house today."

Kennesaw Patch, 1/26/11

Concert reviews: Bach from Arzewski; Beethoven from Krueger and Henry

Includes review of a performance by music faculty Robert Henry (music performance, 1999) and Charae Krueger.

ArtsCriticATL, 1/24/11

Kennesaw State to present unique spoken word event

Previews the "Cutting Across the Map" performance.

The Duluth Weekly, 1/24/11

Artist Kelly McKernan Feature
Art grad Kelly McKernan Cavanagh (art, 2009) has her work profiled.

Popt Culture (Grounded TV Network), 1/23/11

Steinway Society Concert, 01/16/11

Music students performed for the Atlanta Steinway Society.

Sandy Springs Neighbor, 1/23/11
North Dekalb Neighbor, 1/23/11
Northside Neighbor, 1/23/11


Jazz program heats up Kennesaw State

Preview of performance by Music Prof Trey Wright.

The Duluth Weekly, 1/21/11

Friend Friday - Meet Harrison Long

Personal profile of TPS Prof Harrison Long.

Radiant Life, 1/21/11

Bloodworks: Sherer's Sanguines

Profile of Art Prof Robert Sherer's Blood Works series.

Tartuffe's Folly, 1/19/11

 

How to: Monochromatic Print

Article cites Art Prof Robert Sherer as an artist specializing in monochrome.

eHow, 1/19/11

 

'Paperwork' Highlights Teachers' Artistic Talents

Gallery 4463 is presenting a show curated by Art Prof. Don Robson and featuring work by him along with alumni Ben Goldman (art, 2006) and Edward Smucygz (art, 2004), both of whom are also on the faculty.

Acworth Patch, 1/9/11

 

New space for dance

Highlights the new KSU dance studios at Chastain Pointe.

Atlanta Dances, 1/7/11

 

"Project 365, Year 1" from the photographer Anna Gay

Anna Gay (t&ps, 2005) and her artwork are profiled.

Gallery Professional Gallery, 1/7/11


Culture notes: Lewis Grizzard show, KSU collection exhibition opening Monday

Highlights "Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection" exhibition.

AJC Arts & Culture Blog, 1/6/11


Maury Gortemiller, Atlanta

Art Prof. Maury Gortemiller and his work are featured.

Feature Shoot, 1/6/11

Art exhibition to open Jan. 10 at Kennesaw State University

"Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection" is highlighted in the Newsworthy column.

Marietta Daily Journal (PDF), 1/4/11

East Cobber, 1/4/11

The Weekly, 1/3/11

Spring Semester Concerts

Compilation includes the KSU Festival of New Music and residencies by Nico Muhly, Sy Brandon and Rusty Banks.

Atlanta Composers, 1/3/11

 

 

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