Community Culture

While complex art can be interesting and engaging, this propensity toward complexity among students can stunt artistic growth.

Akbar’s poetry is refreshingly honest and incredibly human.


Mahler’s symphonies go from the calm and quiet moaning of strings to loud and celebratory sounds of the brass and low beating of the timpani in a very short amount of time.


Here are 10 of the pieces featured, though many creative pieces within the exhibit are not listed.

Nathan Englander on war, peace and avoiding the executable

At the end of a performance, an audience’s applause is usually directed toward the performers on stage. Often times audiences aren’t thinking, however, of the individuals behind the scenes: the composers.


King Crimson is, and always has been, a collection of incredibly impressive musicians


It seems than an art piece lost isn’t as painful as an art piece undiscovered.

The poetry presented wasn’t happy, but this was exactly the intention of the speakers — to spin their poetry in a positive way would be to lie about what they, as a minority, face daily. Nothing about the stereotyping of Arabs in U.S. society, and the pressure they feel to conform to these arbitrary categories, is uplifting.


McGuire hails “Bloody Bloody” as one of the “gems of musical theatre” that went greatly under-appreciated after a short Broadway run.