The Northerner

Nine years and still poignant

Jeremy Jackson

April 7, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Opinions, Viewpoints

Wine, decadent food and titillating conversation are the subjects of Northern Kentucky University’s latest production: Omnium Gatherum. The play is a two-hour ride by way of running discourse—but more closely resembles acrimony—covering the breadth of our nation’s hot topics: U.S. enslavement...

Newest play conveys our past

Betina Kemker

February 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The newest production of Northern Kentucky University’s Theatre Deparment is part social commentary and part history lesson. The Colored Museum opened with a group of college-aged students watching the results of the 2008 presidential election. During their celebration over President Barack Obama...

Celebrating Black History

Jeremy Jackson

February 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, News

The United States has long been regarded as the ultimate melting pot, a tremendous vat by which large throngs of race, culture and religion were once assembled to form a homogeneous clump devoid of the spirit and history that defines a people. But since 1926, the month of February has sought to dismantle...

An Enchanted World

Vern Hockney

February 10, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Students at Northern Kentucky University hustle from class to class everyday -- talking, laughing, smoking, engrossed in their own world. Few take the time to really examine what is around them on campus, especially the art. But, NKU is full of art. Every turn confronts students with a new mural, picture,...

Kicking some brass

Jeremy Jackson

January 20, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

She’s been playing the trumpet for more than half her life. From orchestral transcriptions, to Tejano, a traditional hybrid of country and Mexican music— the 35-year-old has crisscrossed the United States with some of North America’s most prestigious brass bands—performing everything from jazz...

Exploring the art of film

Brandon Barb

January 13, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The power of film is so much more than sitting in a theater for a few hours, then getting up and driving home. With the power to change, to evoke emotion, to cause fear, to make you laugh and cry — film can do much more than the average moviegoer realizes. For the Norse Film Society’s Co-president Aus...

Interactive: Senior Art Exhibition, Dec. 3-11

Joe Castelli

December 15, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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Celebrating Frank Duveneck

William Fisher

November 20, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The Schlachter Archives, housed within Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library, has a sampling of Frank Duveneck’s paintings on display through Nov. 21. The exhibit has a collection of 15 works attributed to Frank Duveneck, along with several other pieces relating to the artist, including...

Interactive: Senior art exhibition

Joe Castelli

November 17, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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