2010.10.07 > For Immediate Release
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UNO Grad Student Premieres Adaptation of Cather Short Story
Omaha - University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) graduate student Julia Hinson will debut her adaptation of Willa Cather’s short story Eric Hermannson’s Soul at UNO this month. The adaptation is a narrative piece which examines the social forces that compel us to conform – or deviate – from society.
Eric Hermannson’s Soul runs Thursday, Oct. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 30 in Room 006 in the Weber Fine Arts Building on the UNO Campus. The Weber Fine Arts Building is west of UNO’s Criss Library.
Tickets are free, though there is a suggested donation of $5. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Hinson is presenting this thesis project with the intention of raising funds to attend the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Fringe Festival is the largest international arts festival in the world and takes place every August for four weeks, showcasing both classic and upcoming talent. Upcoming fundraisers hope to offset the costs of attending.
For more information on Eric Hermannson’s Soul or the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, contact Julia Hinson at email@example.com or (615) 519-4921; or visit www.wix.com/erichermannsonssoul/eric-hermannsons-soul.
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