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Oliver Houser's Newest Musical "XY"
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2019), Oliver Houser, composer, is excited to share announcements and updates about his newest musical, XY. The musical, which was three years in the making and some of which was worked on...
John Shuerman Co-Curates Cartography of Desire
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2018) John Schuerman announced the co-curated exhibition, Cartography of Desire. Though the show is closed, there is an image gallery and slideshow available online (see exhibition link)...
Kyle Motl's TREESEARCH Album "Know More Knowledge" is Released
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2019) bassist/composer, Kyle Motl, has announced a new album from TREESEARCH, his duo with violinist Keir GoGwilt. The album, "Know More Knowledge," was released 2.28.2020 on 577 Records...
Theo Popov's New Opera, The Halloween Tree, Featured at InsightALT Festival
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2018) Theo Popov, composer, announced his opera, The Halloween Tree, commissioned by NYC's American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with the Bradbury estate, was one of three feature...
Stuart Chittenden and The Union for Contemporary Art: Stories from the Redline
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2018), Omaha, NE Interdisciplinary Artist and conversationalist, Stuart Chittenden, invites Omaha, NE / Metro Area community members to share their testimony on how the legacy of Redlining...
Stacy Busch Honored at ArtsKC
KHN Center for the Arts | April 1, 2020
KHN Alum (2019) Stacy Busch, composer, was honored as a 2020 Featured Artist at the ArtsKC Awards in February. KC Metropolis issued this review: "What is certain is that Busch is an important emerging...
Michael Schreiber Named Andrew W. Mellon Fellow
KHN Center for the Arts | March 31, 2020
KHN Alum (2020) MIchael Schreiber as announced he has been recently named an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington Library in San Marino, California for Fall 2020. For his fellowship...
Sara McNeilly Ammon selected for Lenka Clayton's MOTHER'S DAYS
KHN Center for the Arts | March 31, 2020
KHN Assistant Director, Sara McNeilly Ammon, has been selected as one of 82 artists whose written pieces are published in the book, MOTHERS' DAYS, envisioned, edited and compiled by Lenka Clayton, and...
Laura Fisher's New Work and Solo Show "Multimodal"
KHN Center for the Arts | March 31, 2020
KHN Alum (2020), Laura Fisher, is a visual artist/painter who was recently a resident, and was part of January's Third Thursday Artist Talks. She announced that new work, some of which she created...
Jung Sun Kang's New Spotify Track & JS Bach Event with HL Hix
KHN Center for the Arts | March 31, 2020
KHN Alum (2020) Jung Sun Kang, composer/pianist, has announced the release of her new Spotify track, Ashti, as well as an upcoming recital/event, a collaboration with fellow KHN Alum (2018) H.L. Hix...
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Announces Changes to US Release of Starling Days
KHN Center for the Arts | March 30, 2020
KHN Alum (2019) Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is thrilled for the US release of her book, Starling Days, which will be available in the US on April 7, 2020. However, Rowan announced with sadness the...
Daniel Shieh's Project and Event: "Familiarly Foreign"
KHN Center for the Arts | March 29, 2020
KHN Alum (2020), Daniel Shieh's current event/project, Familiarly Foreign, investigates and speaks to the presence of "Asian objects in Non-Asian Homes," and the impact these objects have upon those...
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan's Announces USA Launch of Starling Days
KHN Center for the Arts | February 28, 2020
KHN Alum Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (2019)'s book, Starling Days, will be available in the USA on April 7, 2020. Rowan's book was published by Sceptre in UK earlier this year, and will be available in the...
Hedieh Ilchi's Artwork Featured on Axis of Hope
KHN Center for the Arts | February 27, 2020
KHN Alum (2016 and 2019) Hedieh Ilchi has announced a painting from her recent new work is now the cover of the book, Axis of Hope: Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders, by Catherine Z...
Glenis Redmond Announces Award, New Poem in Anthology, and Ashville WordFest
KHN Center for the Arts | February 27, 2020
KHN Alum (2018) Glenis Redmond has announced she is the recipient of The South Carolina 2020 Arts Awards Verner Award, presented by The South Carolina Arts Commission. Glenis also announced she will...
Jasmine Dreame Wagner Receives Literary Award and Announces New Publications
KHN Center for the Arts | February 27, 2020
KHN Alum (2018) Jasmine Dreame Wagner has announced a new literary award, and several new poetry publications. She received the 2019 Zone 3 Prize for Poetry for her poem “Sandy,” which appears in the...
How to Care for Your Fruit Trees in the Winter
Kimmel Orchard | February 4, 2020
1. Rake Up Fallen Leaves This will remove any pests or insects lingering around your tree. 2. Prune Dormant Tree Start your prune after all the leaves have fallen. 3. Remove Diseased or Dying Branches...
Rachel Peters announces World Premier of "The Wild Beast of the Bungalow"
KHN Center for the Arts | January 31, 2020
KHN Alum (2017), composer/librettist Rachel J. Peters, has announced the debut of her opera, The Wild Beast of the Bungalow. The opera (by Rachel J Peters and Royce Vavrek) debuted at Oberlin...
Daphne Palasi Andreades's "Brown Girls" debuts via Kenyon Review
KHN Center for the Arts | January 30, 2020
KHN Alum (2018) Daphne Palasi Andreades announced an excerpt from her novella, Brown Girls, has made its print and online debut in Kenyon Review. Brown Girls was also selected from over 400 entries...
Theodore (Ted) Wheeler awarded 2020 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship, publishes In Our Other Lives
KHN Center for the Arts | January 29, 2020
KHN Alum (2010) Theodore Wheeler (Ted) has been awarded a 2020 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship (see press release below), and his third book, In Our Other Lives, will be published by Little A in early...