Welcome spring with several events this month that center around Earth Day, a celebration first held on April 22, 197

Walter Kennedy's award-winning documentary spotlights artist and activist Bella Lewitzky

After earning a master's, Iryna Stavynska says home 'just seems like the right place to be'

The funds will be used to record, stage performances and bring scholars to campus

Board members also approved three new degree programs in a full agenda of action

Bella, a new documentary that examines and celebrates the life of artist and activist Bella Lewitzky, is dazzling audiences across the world.

Hailed as a modern-dance pioneer, Lewitzky was a California-based dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She was designated one of America’s irreplaceable dance treasures by the Dance Heritage Coalition and won the National Medal of Arts in 1996.

By Kristen Hudgins

Five University of Oregon School of Music and Dance (SOMD) faculty members have received grants for their work focused on equity and inclusion.  

Pius Cheung 

Associate Professor of Percussion, Pius Cheung, will use his CEI Guest Artist and Scholar Grant funds to invite four artists to the Northwest Percussion Festival in April.  

Concerts at Beall Hall and other spots highlight the monthly entertainment calendar