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Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion concert features world premiere by Ryan Lott

Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion concert features world premiere by Ryan Lott

In their fifth year as partners in education and innovation with the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Presenting Series, the fall program highlights are works by Glenn Kotche, August Read Thomas, Gavin Bryars, and the world premiere of Quartered by Ryan Lott. Lott is a composer, producer, and founder of the innovative genre-defying trio Son Lux,…

Filmmaker Series: John Little

Filmmaker Series: John Little

More Than a Word examines the cultural appropriation of Native American names and iconography, specifically by corporations (e.g., Washington R*dskins) and educational institutions. The efforts to remove these mascots and brand images stems, in part, from the National Congress of American Indians, which in the 1940s started organized efforts to improve depictions of Native Americans…

Filmmaker Series: Chico Pereira

Filmmaker Series: Chico Pereira

Donkeyote has a deeply personal touch you don’t always find in that library of films, though—and not simply because Chico Pereira focuses the film on a relative, here his uncle Manolo’s quixotic attempt to bring his beloved donkey from Spain to the U.S.A. to ride the 2200-mile Trail of Tears. There’s a warmth there one…

Comfort + Joy

Comfort + Joy

Friends, the joyful vibes at DPAC are multiplying and as warming as the layers we bundle up in before venturing outside. It’s palpable, the way memory inserts the scents and sounds of celebrations past into the present. Soon, the center’s south lobby focal point becomes a magnificent Christmas tree—hand decorated each year by our staff.

Solera Quartet goes to the Heart of the First Viennese School with Beethoven and Haydn

Solera Quartet goes to the Heart of the First Viennese School with Beethoven and Haydn

Described as “top-notch, intense, stylish, and with an abundance of flare and talent,” the New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame. Members Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola; and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned venues as Carnegie Hall, the Royal Festival Hall…