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Third-annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival set for Nov. 6-14

A Tony Award-winning playwright, a Grammy Award-winning soprano, art-making robots and a music composition performed on Google Glass are among the more than 40 events on tap for the University of Georgia's 2014 Spotlight on the Arts festival.

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Spotlight on the Arts at UGA

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Spotlight on the Arts festival, November 6-14. The schedule to date is at the link below.

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    “The Spotlight on the Arts festival is an ideal occasion for collaboration between artistic communities in the university and in Athens. The Spotlight •…
    Said: Nicholas Allen, Franklin Professor of English and director of the Willson Center in
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    "Each year, the Spotlight on the Arts festival shines a light on the breadth and the quality of arts programming at the University of Georgia. This year's festival…
    Said: Pamela Whitten, UGA senior vice president for academic affairs and provost in Spotlight 2014 press release
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    "Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape life."
    Said: E.B. White in Paris Review interview, 1969
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    For the past thirty-six years, Philip Smith (who joins the UGA faculty this fall) has presided over orchestral trumpet playing, with a resonant, clarion sound.
    Said: William Robin in The New Yorker
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    It is with pleasure and anticipation that we welcome Sarah Kate Gillespie to the Georgia Museum of Art, where she brings great experience as a teacher and a scholar.…
    Said: William Underwood Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art in announcing her appointment.
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    Sesame Street integrates art and design in to its existing STEM content with the goal of illustrating how art and design can be used to solve real-world problems.
    Said: Jessica Lahey in The Atlantic
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    Participating in drama can produce greater emotional sensitivity among both the actors and, in a performance that projects deep human emotions, the audience.
    Said: Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor in the College of Education in The Atlanta-Journal Constitution's "Get Schooled" blog
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    Athens is a music town, but it is also an art town. Art is everywhere we go, and the enjoyment of it is free.
    Said: Pete McCommons in Flagpole
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    "The arts provide much of the connectivity across human existence and experience; and they may be among the most creative and innovative of our curricular programs."
    Said: Interim UGA Provost Libby V. Morris in Innovative Higher Education
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    Drama and theater arts had the eighth lowest unemployment rate among recent graduates ... Who knew?
    Said: Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce in "Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earning"