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Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT), the Browning Cinema is hosting a new general education course, “1968: When the World Changed Movies and Movies Changed the World,” to help community participants integrate the film studies classroom experience into their current education or life-long learning goals.

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

50th anniversary of MLK assassination recognized with presentation of "The Mountaintop"

America and the world mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., even as the struggle to resolve racial tension remains a challenge for communities everywhere. L.A. Theatre Works commemorates the anniversary with a touring production of the internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall, directed by multiple award-winner Shirley Jo Finney and starring Gilbert Glenn Brown and Karen Malina White. read more

Dreams of Spring. Delivered.

Dreams of Spring. Delivered.

Come and See What’s Next on the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Presenting Series January through April. The season features a new interpretation of Romeo & Juliet from Grand Rapids Ballet, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, and the return of violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Here at the center, we believe that the arts are part of everyday life. Whether for fun, beauty, entertainment or learning, they're needed to transform our lives for the better. After a successful fall season of vocal performance recitals, dance, and bandleaders singing from the depths of their souls, fans dreaming of more should now look to the Presenting Series spring season for even more. read more

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…