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NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story

What’s the most important part of a movie? To the musicians of the NKU Philharmonic, it’s the score, and with their first multimedia excursions show they hope to show their audience why. By holding this concert, NKU Philharmonic director and conductor Dr. Amy Gillingham hopes to create an experienc...

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

November 30, 2018


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NKU Graphic Design BFA students showcase their senior capstone projects for the public to enjoy. Project topics range greatly, from marketing designs to art focused on women empowerment. Students work on these projects all year long to have them displayed in the fine arts gallery on NKU's campus. ...

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Noël Waltz, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having a ball making noises come out of this instrument,” said Upthegrove. Little did they know that Upthegrove...

First-years showcased in ‘The Secret in the Wings’

First-years showcased in ‘The Secret in the Wings’

Kaitlyn Craig, Contributor

November 8, 2018


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The first-year show: an NKU tradition that has endured since the early 2000s, a time where freshman and first-year theatre students can get their feet wet and experience what it’s like to perform on an NKU stage. For some, it’s a chance for them to get their names out there on campus and in the community: their big break.

Henry theatre brings the time warp back again

Henry theatre brings the time warp back again

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

November 3, 2018


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After a one year hiatus, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” returns to NKU on Nov. 3 as a fundraiser for the Henry Konstantinow Theatre, which hosts the School of the Arts’ student-directed shows. This will be the third time in the studio’s history that the cult-classic play is produced, directed...

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

October 10, 2018


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In NKU's student-produced Henry Constantinow series, Shalie Hull directs Closer, where four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at love and betrayal. The show is free to all, and runs from October 8th through the 11th....

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Austin Fidler, Contributor

October 8, 2018


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NKU adult alternative music fans mourned the loss of the beloved WNKU 89.7 FM radio station when it signed off last August. However, this is not the end. Norse Code Radio is an online radio show ran by students and headed by the Northerner's own adviser Michele Day. The team's goal is to “become the premiere...

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 4, 2018


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When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull out a gold coin at the end of the story as a token for Newton and his friends. Newton, now much old...

‘Marisol’ wows with the weird and wonderful

‘Marisol’ wows with the weird and wonderful

Kaitlyn Craig, Contributor

October 1, 2018


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NKU’s Theatre and Dance program will be performing the play “Marisol,” which falls under the category of weird and unexpected.

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Rachel Smith, Contributor

September 21, 2018


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“Big Fish,” NKU’s new production opening late September at the Corbett Theater, is truly the catch of the day. This musical, using catchy melodies and relatable characters, gives its audience two stories for the price of one. In present-day reality, Will Bloom, a soon-to-be-father, visits ...

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

September 12, 2018


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Katie St. Clair's exhibition, "Erratics: Neither Here nor There," is currently on display in the SOTA's Main Gallery.

SOTA theatre fest seeks brand new plays. Could yours win?

SOTA theatre fest seeks brand new plays. Could yours win?

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

August 30, 2018


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NKU’s School of the Arts seeks submissions for its 19th Biennial Year End Series Festival of New Plays, the Y.E.S. Festival.

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