Susanne Slavick, professor of art at Carnegie Mellon University, was shocked and scared when she learned that many college students apparently carried guns on campus.
In a room of around 40 people, the lights dimmed and the performers took center stage, showcasing talents ranging from singing, instruments, comedy, spoken word performances, poetry and even juggling.
As soon as you walk into the Arts and Communications Building, a blend of icy blues, inviting yellows, calming purples and warm reds emanates from the left and draws attention to the 33-foot-by-46-foot wall.
Activists Judy Sisneros and Lynn Harris Ballen held an opening reception Monday night in the West Gallery for “Lesbians To Watch Out For: ‘90s Queer L.A. Activism,” their dual curated history exhibition about gay activism in Los Angeles during the 1990s.
With American flags in hand, the audience was eager to either hiss at the cape-wearing villain or cheer on the heroes and heroines at the “Peril of the Polls, which opened Sept. 15.
A ceramicist opened the night with a slide show including pictures of her family, her early artwork and her hometown, Cusco, Peru. The Peruvian native and recent John Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Kukuli Velarde, spoke at the opening reception of her exhibit, “Plunder Me, Baby,” Saturday at the American Museum of Ceramic Art.
Campus and community arts events for the week of Sept. 22, 2017.
Ronny Cox’s songs and stories kicked off this semester’s Sundays at the Morgan concert series, 6 p.m. Sunday.
In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, the Residence Hall Association invited empowerment comedian Ernesto T. Gritzewsky, aka Ernie G., to speak to students on the evening of Sept. 7 in Morgan Auditorium.
The dA Center for the Arts in Pomona collaborated with the Society of Children’s Book Authors to present “Imagine II: The Art of Children’s Book Illustrations” exhibit opening reception Saturday.