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Grunwald Gallery to open interactive 'Inter:Facing' exhibition

Dolinsky Art Inspired by the perceptual shifts that follow the experience of artwork such as Cubism and labyrinth gardens, Indiana University Associate Professor Margaret Dolinsky has created "Inter:Facing," an exhibition of computer-mediated portraiture, opening at IU's Grunwald Gallery of Art Friday, Sept. 9. Dolinsky integrates computer graphics with sensors connected to 3-D sculptures to create a hybrid reality. A gallery talk and reception are scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 9. The show will remain on display through Oct. 1.  Full Story

 Herron buildings scheduled for renovations, renaming of Sculpture and Ceramics Building

Herron School of Art and Design

Construction projects that began this summer at IUPIUI's Herron School of Art and Design facilities in Indianapolis will provide additional classroom, studio, gallery and office space for the school's growing faculty, staff and students. Renovation of the Sculpture and Ceramics building, 1350 Indiana Ave., includes a new façade and the addition of 37,500 square feet. In addition to the new spaces, the building will get a new name -- Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Fine Art Center.

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 IU Bloomington offering new major in fashion design

Fashion Design

In response to increasing student demand, Indiana University has expanded its fashion design program, making it the newest major at IU Bloomington.

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 World-class musicians appointed to Jacobs School of Music faculty

Wolfgang Brendel

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music recently announced several faculty appointments with professional experiences that include collaborations with musicians Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Diana Krall, John Mellencamp and Diana Ross, children's book author Maurice Sendack and opera greats Renée Fleming and Placido Domingo, among many other high-profile artists.

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 Grammy-nominated alumni return to IU to create a season-opening new musical

Happily Ever Chloe

Indiana University's Department of Theatre and Drama opens the IU 2011-2012 academic year with four workshop performances of the new musical Happily Ever Chloe, by Michael Heitzman (BA '87 Telecommunications with a Theatre and Drama minor) and Ilene Reid (BS '86 Kelley School of Business). Happily Ever Chloe will be performed at IU Theatre Aug. 25-28 as the fifth installment of Premiere Musicals: Developing New Musical Theatre at IU.

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 Indiana University Press debuts Break Away Books series with two books set in Midwest

IU Press Books

Indiana University Press recently launched its Break Away Books series with the release of The Glimpse Traveler by Marianne Boruch and The Swan by Jim Cohee. Focusing on fiction, memoirs, creative nonfiction and poetry with a Midwest connection, the series places characters and/or action in the Midwest in stories with a universal reach that transcends the region.

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 Mathers Museum, Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology merger yields cultural history powerhouse

Glenn Black Lab and Mathers Museum Merger

The merger of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures and the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, two of Indiana University's cultural institutions, brings together millions of archaeological, anthropological and historical materials.

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Spirit of IU

The July 21, 2011, issue of Live at IU featured stories on a new IUAA website and game; Indiana Festival Theatre performances; an upcoming photo exhibition at Grunwald Gallery; a new sculpture at IU Northwest honoring Chancellor Emeritus Bergland; a regional Emmy for WTIU's Harp Dreams; IU Press joining Books at JSTOR; and a new IPFW journal dedicated to Christopher Marlowe.

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