The University of New Hampshire’s Department of Geography will host the annual New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society (NESTVAL) conference on the Durham campus on October 24 and 25, 2014.
Two new exhibitions, one focusing on ballpoint pen drawings of flowers, animals, and insects by Boston-based artist Joo Lee Kang, the second, featuring art faculty members Michael Cardinali, Brian Chu, Julee Holcombe, Scott Schnepf, and Leah Woods, will be on view at the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire beginning November 1, 2014.
UNH Professor of English and poet Mekeel McBride will be a featured reader, along with visiting writers Cyrus Cassels and Stanley Kuusisto, at the first annual Nancy Moore Hill Poetry Celebration in Portsmouth, N.H., which runs from November 5 through 9, 2014.
Music Department alum Chris Burbank has earned a spot as a semi-finalist in the 2014 Thelonious Monk trumpet competition in Los Angeles. Chris graduated in 2007 with a Bachelors degree in Music Education and studied trumpet with current trumpet faculty member Robert Stibler.
A new documentary about music legend Clark Terry opened earlier this month. “Keep On Keepin’ On” is Alan Hicks’s look at the relationship between the trumpeter Clark Terry and the young pianist Justin Kauflin.