Arts and Culture

September 19, 2023

Claremont Lewis Museum of Art to Host Exhibition of Ken Gonzalez-Day’s Work

The exhibition, Face to Face, will feature two of Gonzalez-Day’s overlapping series, Pandemic Portraits and Profiled, and will run through January 21, 2024.

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September 6, 2023

Library of Congress Highlights Martha Gonzalez in Labor Day Songwriting Tribute

Gonzalez is the lead singer, songwriter, and percussionist for the Grammy Award–winning band Quetzal.

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August 17, 2023

Gettin’ It Done Features Visionary Works by Black Artists at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Gettin’ It Done will highlight pieces from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps, which focuses on works by women and artists of color.

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August 2, 2023

Mena Bova ’24 Revives Ellen Browning Scripps’ Passion for Literature through Summer Research Internship

What surprised Bova the most during her research was that, in addition to her love of collecting books, Ellen Browning Scripps was also a literary benefactor.

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August 1, 2023

Taylor Nelson ’25’s Short Story “Cold Summer” Published in Saturday Evening Post

The story focuses on the absence of the narrator’s friend, Gabriela, from summer camp, and the emotional consequences the absence has on the campers.

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July 26, 2023

REDCAT Festival to Feature Kevin Williamson’s Safe and Sound

The performance is part of the festival’s shared program of events, which will take place August 24–26.

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July 13, 2023

Alexandra Tran ’08 Leverages Her Interdisciplinary Education to Build a Screenwriting Career

Despite the well-known competitiveness of the film industry, Tran believes that her Scripps experience equipped her with the confidence she needed to pursue her professional goals.

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June 28, 2023

Museum of Modern Art Acquires Ken Gonzales-Day’s The Wonder Gaze

The work is part of Gonzales-Day’s ongoing Erased Lynchings series, which began with a focus on the history of lynching in California.

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June 22, 2023

Suchi Branfman Named a California Creative Corps Fellow

The project is designed to facilitate community conversations through dance, storytelling, and personal narrative in the Desert Hot Springs region.

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June 20, 2023

Briana Loewinsohn ’02’s Graphic Memoir Draws Inspiration From the Magical and Mundane

Ephemera chronicles Loewinsohn’s reflections on her childhood and relationship with her mother, who is managing mental health issues.

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