Arts and Culture (page 4)


January 25, 2023

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Deliver Black History Month Lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University

Her talk, which will focus on the history of Black music, will take place on February 23 at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed.

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January 18, 2023

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Announces 78th Ceramic Annual

The Gallery will be open during the exhibition from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, with an opening reception on January 21 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

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December 15, 2022

Focus on the Faculty: Kevin Williamson, Associate Professor of Dance

With his latest collaboration, Williamson hoped that audiences would reflect on their own process of self-discovery—how memories perpetually shape our journeys.

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November 14, 2022

Suzanne Keen Contributes Text to Art Book on Sarah Oppenheimer

The book examines how four of the artist’s interactive artworks “break down barriers between art, audience, and architecture.”

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October 27, 2022

Graciela Vega ’93 Curates Art for Her Community

Reflecting on her current line of work, Vega credits Scripps College’s art department for planting her artistic seed and allowing it to flourish.

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October 12, 2022

Martha Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

The fellowship, also known as a “genius grant,” awards $800,000 to fuel the future achievements of extraordinarily talented and creative individuals.

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October 5, 2022

Suzanne Keen Reviews Furnace Creek in Los Angeles Review of Books

Keen hails it as a “hilarious and heart-rending” recasting of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations in the Civil Rights-era South.

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August 18, 2022

Demiana Ibrahim ’24 Shares Egyptian Classical Music With a Wider Audience

“I believe mid-20th century Egyptian music is so special and beautiful, and I wanted to find a way to help it reach a broader audience.”

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July 22, 2022

President Suzanne Keen’s Empathy and Reading Now Available from Routledge

“As people, it’s in our nature to relate to one another’s stories,” Keen explains. “When we read novels with a sense of empathy, we come away with an improved sense of other people’s perspectives and experiences that are quite different from our own.”

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Corina Silverstein ’25 Uses Research to Expand Chicanx and Latinx Art Representation

Silverstein is helping expand the collection of Chicanx and Latinx art at the El Paso Museum of Art, with a focus on the representation of women and queer artists.

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