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BLINK festival encourages collaboration between students, faculty, alumni

New media art major Zack Hargrove cuts away at a piece of metal for use in

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

October 2, 2019

BLINK, a free, light-based art festival, is easily the biggest event in Cincinnati. The inaugural BLINK in 2017 drew more than a million people to the Queen City—almost 400,000 more than Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. After the roaring success of the festival’s first year, Brad McCombs, associate professor of art and music program head, knew that NKU’s School of the Arts had to get involved somehow.

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

The preparations behind “Reel Encounters” is different than what the orchestra students typically do to prepare.

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 4, 2018

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...

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