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SFA’s children’s series to present holiday classic ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will present two performances of Virginia Repertory Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” on Friday, Dec. 1, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Perhaps the best loved holiday story … Continue reading

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SFA’s Swingin’ Axes, Aces to perform holiday album works, jazz favorites

The Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces at Stephen F. Austin State University will present the program “A Jazzy Christmas” that will feature a mixture of holiday songs and jazz favorites at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Cole Concert Hall … Continue reading

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SFA’s Friday Film Series to screen ‘Who the #$%& is Jackson Pollock?’

The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of “Who the #$%& is Jackson Pollock?” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in The Cole Art Center … Continue reading

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Exhibition explores wonder of Christmas celebrations from bygone era

The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House will host a holiday exhibition that provides a glimpse into the celebrations of Christmas past from a child’s point of view. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” featuring charming items from a … Continue reading

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SFA student wins title at tree-care industry exposition

Stephen F. Austin State University student Lana Welford recently won the Women’s Collegiate Work Climb title at the 2017 Tree-Care Industry Association Expo held in Columbus, Ohio. Welford, a senior urban forestry major at SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry … Continue reading

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SFA kinesiology students to offer free fitness testing

Stephen F. Austin State University’s Human Performance Lab in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is offering free health-related physical fitness testing to the university and Nacogdoches communities as a part of a service-learning project for kinesiology majors. The … Continue reading

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SFA’s Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band pay tribute to ‘Monuments’

The Wind Symphony and the Symphonic Band at Stephen F. Austin State University will present the program “Monuments” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. The SFA Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Tamey … Continue reading

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SFA’s Contemporary Ensemble to perform music of Metheny, Plini, Chon

The Contemporary Ensemble at Stephen F. Austin State University will present a contemporary jazz/rock fusion concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus. The program will feature the music of John Scofield and … Continue reading

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Cole Art Center announces Thanksgiving hours

The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches will be open during a portion of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, gallery officials have announced. Cole Art Center will be closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 21 through … Continue reading

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Elementary education students at SFA host ‘We Need Diverse Books’ event

Stephen F. Austin State University students studying elementary education recently hosted a “We Need Diverse Books” event at the SFA Charter School to promote diversity in literature. Through this event and class project, 36 SFA students in a course taught … Continue reading

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