BY ERIN STEELE
There's no intuitive connection between modern dance, seduction and particle physics. But those who attend the University Dance Company’s "(Re)visionary Dances" concert will witness an exploration of all these subjects.
BY BRAD SANDERS
The School of Art & Design’s Penny W. Stamps lectures feature innovative and modern artists from across the world. An exciting lineup of speakers is planned for the next couple months, starting with Bjarke Ingels. Ingels is a young Danish architect who has formed a new architectural philosophy of structural and creative evolution, combined with social consciousness, in just the past four years with his firm, BIG.
BY ANU ARUMUGAM
Theater is at its best when it can make you die from laughter and maybe even laugh at death. Tackling the issues of death and the media’s response to it, the dark comedy “After Ashley,” a play presented by student-run theater organization Basement Arts, successfully accomplishes these two tasks in a sensitive and thought-provoking piece.
BY HEATHER POOLE
What does it take for a song or performance to earn the prestigious title of "masterpiece?" A program from the University Musical Society, "Masterpieces Revealed," is dedicated to uncovering the elements requisite to such acclaim. Tonight, one such element will be explored in particular: inventiveness.
BY WHITNEY POW
The Bad Poetry Slam played off of what is considered “bad” art. The twist was that, instead of the writers hoisting their bad poetry to the highest of heights, the Heidelberg’s slam encouraged poets to let the poems sit dejected in the sewer and let them be marveled at without any pretense.
BY EMMA JESZKE
The evening of one-acts will include “Art” by Yasmina Reza, directed by School of Music, Theatre & Dance sophomore Porscha Kazmierczak and “A Slight Ache” by Harold Pinter, directed by School of MT&D freshman Doron Bloomfield.
BY HEATHER POOLE
Swensen’s work is diverse and nationally recognized. She thrives in the realm of literature. As the author of 12 books of poetry and a translator of French poetry, prose and art criticism, Swenson has won of several awards, including the National Poetry Series and the San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award.
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