Arts and Culture (page 7)

May 7, 2021

Senior Art and Media Studies Seniors Present Abstract Media in Historic LA Chinatown

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of the Scripps College studio art major. Seniors create original works of art, conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses.

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May 6, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 to Read at Beyond Baroque Reopening Benefit

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will read at a virtual event celebrating the re-opening of Beyond Baroque, a literary educational space in Los Angeles.

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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April 16, 2021

Senior Spotlights: Selina Ho and Claire Joseph Dance for Justice, Beauty, and Expression

For Joseph, graduation from Scripps will lead her to a master’s program in Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland. Ho will begin her post-grad job as a data analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice in April, a nonprofit devoted to criminal justice reform.

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April 14, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Olivia Truesdale ’21’s Quest to Connect Language and Culture

Stepping off the plane at Incheon International Airport in the summer of 2019, foreign languages major Olivia Truesdale had a sense of unreality. Surrounded by the sights and splendor of Seoul, she was at the precipice of her longest and most intense trip abroad: An internship at the US Embassy followed by a semester abroad at Yonsei University.

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April 9, 2021

Hao Huang and Rachel Huang Celebrate Billie Holiday with Berklee College of Music

Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music and professor of music, and music faculty Rachel Huang were distinguished guest panelists at Berklee College of Music’s Billie Holiday Birthday Symposium.

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April 2, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 Launches Poetry Podcast for Los Angeles Public Library

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees, launched a poetry podcast for the Los Angeles Public Library. Titled Poems on Air, the weekly podcast features Thompson reading her favorite poems.

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March 25, 2021

Virtual Performances of Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic Scheduled for April

Choreographer and Scripps faculty Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic, a COVID-19-era version of her 2019 performance Dancing Through Prison Walls, will premiere as a Zoom event in April.

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March 22, 2021

Mary Routt Chair of Writing Joan Kane: Confronting Archetypes and Apocalypse in Literature

For writer Joan Kane, the 2021 Mary Routt Chair in Writing at Scripps, the connection forged between writers and readers is not only vital, but timely. This semester, Kane’s workshop syllabus is focused on themes of archetype and apocalypse across genres, with particular emphasis on works in translation and by Indigenous writers.

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March 2, 2021

Ken Gonzales-Day’s Profiled Project on Display at Playwrights Horizons

Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s project, Profiled, is on view at Playwrights Horizons through April 5, 2021.

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