Author Archives: jchall1960

About jchall1960

I'm the instructor for FA 200, Introduction to the Arts at the University of Alabama

Still Shopping for Events?

New gallery show up in the Ferg… I know many folks have written positively about the show in the Sella Gallery in Woods Hall. Still up and available. There is a special one time Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre Performance: ARDT … Continue reading

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Updates

Things are generally in wind-up mode; I’m working on the Gilmour paper grades. . . Johnna is working on getting us a picture of where you stand in terms of your posts. Not too much action in terms of arts … Continue reading

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International Documenting Justice Film Screening

Please join us for the third annual University of Alabama International Documenting Justice Film Screening Tuesday, November 29 at 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa! The screening will consist of two short, student … Continue reading

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Events Upcoming. . .

Post-Thanksgiving Goodies. . . UA Symphonic Band Joseph Dane Lecture FIR Modern China in Cinema Film Series Presents ‘Under the Hawthorn Tree’ Hilaritas Holiday Concert

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Art, Success, Prosperity

Here’s another interesting angle on the art and prosperity conversation focusing on the establishment of a major art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas by Sam Walton’s spouse. As always, the comments are as interesting to follow as the article itself: Walmart … Continue reading

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Music as Product. . . Music as Organic Material

After Davey Williams’ comments last week on resisting the commodification of music, thought you might be interested in this commentary by Brian Eno (ambient music pioneer, formerly of Roxy Music) The Information Garden

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Events

Slow Events week. . . but good stuff in the galleries all over campus: Gorgas 2nd Floor Lobby, Gorgas 5th Floor Book Arts, Ferguson Center, Sella Gallery in Woods Hall, and Moody Gallery in Garland Hall And the Chinese film … Continue reading

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