Musicians from across the country will share the classical and folk traditions of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh at the 14th Annual Indian Music and Dance Festival to be held in UMBC's Fine Arts Recital Hall on Friday, November 21 through Sunday, November 23. Tickets for a Friday evening dinner and concert are $15, or $10 for the concert only. Admission to the dance competition on Saturday and Sunday is $5 each day and $7 for both days. All events are open to the public.
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A new report, "Symphony Orchestras and Local Governments," from the Maryland Institute of Policy Analysis and Research at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, explores the nature of symphony orchestras' interaction with local government at a crucial juncture in federal arts funding.
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The UMBC New Music Ensemble directed by Tom Goldstein will play at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3 in Fine Arts Studio 508. The concert, part of UMBC's End of the Edge series, is free and open to the public.
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Peter Rollins brings his unique perspective and eclectic cultural opinion to UMBC when he speaks about World War I in the American Mind” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3 in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. This event, co-sponsored by the English department and the Humanities Forum, is free and open to the public.
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Ring in the holiday season with UMBC's Maryland Camerata who will present a night of madrigal fun complete with music, costumes and Elizabethan fare at 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 13 and 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 14 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for seniors and UMBC students, $12 general admission and $15 at the door.
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The UMBC Concert Choir, directed by Phillip Collister, will present "Gloria in Excelsis Deo!" at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 at Our Lady of Angels Chapel at Charlestown Retirement Community (710 Maiden Choice Lane). The concert will be repeated at 8 p.m. Monday, December 8 in the UMBC Fine Arts Recital Hall. Both concerts are open to the public, admission is $5 general, $3 for seniors and free for UMBC students.
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UMBC's department of Africana Studies celebrates its 25th anniversary on Friday, November 14, with a re-dedication reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Albin O. Kuhn Library followed by a lecture by Paula J. Giddings at 7:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. The celebration is free and open to alumni and friends of UMBC.
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