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AMUM to host 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition this weekend

This Saturday, Art Museum of the University of Memphis will host opening reception for the 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will host works of UofM students across a variety of media including paintings, sculpture and graphic design. 51 students submitted 169 works of…

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‘De-Centering Stonewall’ celebrates history of local pride, archival efforts

The Mid-South LGBTQ+ Archive will host its kickoff event: De-Centering Stonewall: Exploring LGBTQ+ History Beyond the Stonewall Uprising this Friday, October 25 at the University Center. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York,” said Craig Stewart, associate professor of communication studies with the Department…

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University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts to Unveil Central to the Arts Hub

The University of Memphis’ College of Communication and Fine Arts will kick off its Central Avenue Arts Corridor development project with an afternoon celebration for the launch of the Central to the Arts Hub on Saturday, October 5. “This will be a fabulous opportunity to celebrate the creativity of our…

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Faculty, graduate students present research at forum

The University of Memphis‘ College of Communication and Fine Arts on Thursday held a 90-minute on-campus forum — “Where Ideas Meet” — during which attendees heard faculty and graduate students present research on a variety of CCFA-themed topics involving advertising, journalism, music, communication and art. — Phillip Tutor, CCFA media…

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Shadyac: ‘There’s no accident that Memphis has this kind of energy’

Tom Shadyac — acclaimed filmmaker, boldface Hollywood name, University of Memphis instructor, philanthropist, de facto Memphian — received yet another award Tuesday night. But his acceptance speech wasn’t about Hollywood’s glitz or his career’s fame.  Instead, he talked about Memphis. “There’s no accident that Memphis has this kind of energy,…

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A movie clip in advance of the Distinguished Achievement Award on April 2

The College of Communication and Fine Arts’ 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award for the Performing and Creative Arts is April 2. Tom Shadyac, the acclaimed filmmaker who’s making a huge difference on the University of Memphis campus and in the city at large, is the honoree. You’ve bought your tickets. Right?…

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Another reason why you should attend the ’19 Distinguished Achievement Award

Last month, Voices Online offered fans of movie director Tom Shadyac (pictured) a list of five reasons to buy tickets to the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award for the Creative and Performing Arts. Dean Anne Hogan and the University of Memphis’ College of Communication and Fine Arts are honoring Shadyac at…

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