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USM School of Music and Department of Theatre's fully-staged opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," reviewed by the Portland Press Herald

On March 12, the USM Department of Theatre and School of Music wrapped their two-week run of Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” selling out all six shows on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.
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'Molded by the Flow' - a collaborative performance with USM School of Music and Departments of Theatre and Art opens April 14

The world premiere of “Molded by the Flow,” a multimedia, interdisciplinary performance collaboration from the Libra Professorship at USM, School of Music and departments of Theatre and Art, will open April 14-15 in Lewiston at the Gendron Franco Center for Heritage and the Performing Arts; and will appear in Gorham April 21-29 at the Main Stage, Russell Hall at USM.
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USM Art Department and galleries presents USM Student Juried Exhibition through April 2

On Thursday, March 16, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of the USM Student Juried Exhibition and awards at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition features the artwork of USM students, whether or not they have chosen to pursue a degree in art.
Marshall and Wheatley

USM Faculty Concert Series presents ‘Scenes from New England: Music and Texts by New England Poets and Composers’ March 17

Set against a backdrop of New England landscapes and subjects, the School of Music’s March faculty concert program will feature the texts and music of the people from the rich history and culture of our nation’s birthplace, with all of its beauty, struggle, heartbreak and triumph.
Student singer Rachel Shukan

USM’s 'Merry Wives of Windsor' draws praise from Portland Press Herald reviewer

The USM-produced opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," drew praise in a March 5 review by the Portland Press Herald's Allan Kozinn.

Equeer: Human-Equine Erotics in Shakespeare's 1 Henry IV

Taking as its starting point the relationship between two celebrated horsemen, Hotspur and Prince Hal in Shakespeare’s second tetralogy, this talk investigates how the conjunction of cognitive theories of embodied mind, the insights of animal studies, and queer theory can illuminate Shakespeare’s depiction of the human-equine partnership’s erotic content.
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USM’s fully-staged comic opera, ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ opens March 3

The USM Department of Theatre and School of Music will present their quadrennial opera, Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” on Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.

USM Muslim student inspires others to rally behind American dream

USM Muslim student inspires others to rally behind American dream
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Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch" exhibit open now through April 30

The Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts presents "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch: The Work of Gray Parrot," now through April 30 in the UNUM Great Reading Room on the 7th floor of the Glickman Family Library.
Portland Brass Quintet

USM School of Music 2017 season opens with Portland Brass Quintet, Lantz and Kargul Valentine’s concert

USM School of Music 2017 season opens with Portland Brass Quintet, Lantz and Kargul Valentine’s concert

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