Arts & Humanities

‘Sweet Charity’ to kick off School of Theatre at FSU’s 2022-23 season

The School of Theatre at Florida State University unveils a 2022-23 season that features a combination of Broadway dance and comedy, thought-provoking plays and technicolor Theatre for Young Audiences performances — highlighting the talents of one of the world’s top drama programs. The season begins Oct. 14-23 with “Sweet Charity,” a quirky romance with Bob […]

FSU researcher earns NSF grant to advance open science

A Florida State University researcher is partnering with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado Boulder to advance efforts in open science through creation of the FAIR Facilities and Instruments research coordination network. Renaine Julian, director of STEM Libraries at FSU Libraries, is a member of the project team that has […]

‘An honor’: FSU Master Craftsman Studio unveils 2 historical exhibits at Cascades Historical Plaza

Florida State University’s Master Craftsman Studio recently unveiled two historical structures at Tallahassee’s Cascades Historical Plaza, showcasing the studio’s project-design capabilities and highlighting the area’s social and civil rights history. Located near East Gaines and South Gadsden streets, the Tallahassee Civil Rights Memorial and Four Corners of History exhibit result from a years-long commemoration process […]

FSU Dance students prepare for ‘amazing opportunity’ in Opening Nights event 

Three Florida State University School of Dance students have been selected to perform with staibdance, a nationally recognized contemporary dance company known for combining intense physical-movement vocabulary with traditional Iranian dance. April Chinea, Elise St. Cyr and Marielle Richardson will join staibdance members to perform “fence” on Sept. 21–22 at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance […]

Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]

Seminole artist shares folktales of Seminole Tribe of Florida

Seminole artist Brian Zepeda delighted guests at Tallahassee’s Blue Tavern on Thursday evening in an exploration of narratives and musical traditions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Zepeda, who calls himself “a traditional Seminole arts teacher and student,” shared folktales and songs that emphasized his people’s vibrant present and rich history. “Seminole Legends and Songs” […]

Jazz vocalist returns to FSU as featured guest in faculty concert

Florida State University alumna Inga Swearingen will kick off the College of Music’s 2022-23 University Musical Associates (UMA) concert season as featured guest vocalist in a Friday, Sept. 9, jazz faculty concert in Opperman Music Hall. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free for FSU students with an ID, $7 for seniors and […]

FSU Center for Music of the Americas presents ‘Seminole Legends and Songs’

Florida State University’s Center for Music of the Americas will present “Seminole Legends and Songs” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Blue Tavern in Tallahassee’s Midtown. “Seminole Legends and Songs,” the first concert of the American Musicological Society’s (AMS) Many Musics of America series, will feature Seminole artist Brian Zepeda and explore the musical […]

Three new FSU MoFA exhibits explore themes of nature, love and form 

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) this semester presents three exhibitions that explore themes of nature, love and form. The exhibitions underscore the MoFA mission of connecting FSU and the broader community to the arts. “Since its establishment in 1971, MoFA has been a major contributor to the region’s arts community and […]

Florida Book Awards announces deadline for 2022 competition

The Florida Book Awards has announced its 2022 competition for the best Florida literature and established a Jan. 13, 2023, entry deadline. Coordinated by Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program, established in 2006 to recognize and celebrate the best literature by Florida authors and […]

Florida State University ranked among world’s top 25 college drama programs

Florida State University ranks No. 19 in The Hollywood Reporter’s top 25 drama schools worldwide, reaffirming the School of Theatre as a mainstay in the publication’s annual list of best schools for an acting degree. The recognition adds to a long list of honors the university has received over the years. “We are thrilled to […]