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Twelfth Night is set in Europe in the 1950s.

Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is coming to the Stauss Theatre

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

Sounds of live music, sights of European architecture and costume pieces from the 1950s are just a few things audience members will see when the lights go up in the Stauss Theatre for Shakespeare’s...

The perennial playwright: Exploring the inescapability of Shakespeare

The perennial playwright: Exploring the inescapability of Shakespeare

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor February 16, 2023

Traces of William Shakespeare are everywhere. His works have been adapted into countless Hollywood films, his portrait and likeness continue to be a profitable brand, his literature is still taught in...

VIDEO: Old Wine in New Bottles

On Thursday, Dec. 1, the School of the Arts Concert Band and the Symphonic Winds Ensemble joined in Greaves Concert Hall for Old Wine in New Bottles, which showcased new and innovative arrangements of...

Dancers perform Aimi Matsui’s choreographed piece “This is Me.”

Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase lights up Greaves Concert Hall

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 22, 2022

A packed Greaves Concert Hall was brought to life on Monday, Nov. 21 as NKU’s Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase captured the stage.  Audiences were entranced by the 10 pieces that came to fruition...

VIDEO: String Area Recital

Greaves Concert Hall resounded with music on Wednesday, Nov. 2 during the String Area Recital, featuring the School of the Art's guitar ensemble and a small chamber strings ensemble.

Student and teacher have a laugh during rehearsal in between run-throughs.

Adult Beginning Steel Drum Band makes the joy of playing music accessible to all

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor October 31, 2022

An NKU alum who hadn’t consistently played music since college. An adjunct faculty member of the music department who teaches piano and wanted to learn a new instrument. A man of Caribbean descent...

A look upon Greaves Concert Hall from the stage vantage.

SOTA Music Program prepares to kickoff fall concerts

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 28, 2022

Every semester, NKU’s School of the Arts hosts a series of concerts with ensembles of different sizes and styles taking the stage to showcase various areas of music studies in the program.  This...

Surrounded by many other talented dancers, Viars has made her own mark at the amusement park.

Kings Island Dancer Embraces her Passion

Emily Sisk, News Editor July 22, 2022

Dance has been a driving force for sophomore Connie Viars from the age of three. If she could envision her life now, though, her three year-old self would likely be beaming with pride. Viars’...

How NKU’s SOTA design and technology program is preparing students for lifelong careers in the arts

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor April 10, 2022

For many SOTA students, faculty and staff, room FA 203 is a place considered to be a home. Inside this room is SOTA’s costume shop, full of sewing machines, fabrics and other technology used to create...

Cast members performing in the Greaves Concert Hall.

A Return of the Opera with “Signor Deluso”

Emily Sisk, Reporter March 31, 2022

Anyone seeking laughter and great entertainment can find precisely that at the “Signor Deluso” opera on Friday and Sunday in Greaves Concert Hall. Audiences can expect boisterous opera-style singing,...

E The Profit and Tanner Moeves began working together in 2020, creating music videos and kickstarting E The Profit’s career in music.

E The Profit: Northern Kentucky rapper making noise in the local hip-hop scene

Killian Baarlaer, Reporter March 24, 2022

  Elijah Jouett – a 23-year-old hip hop artist from Northern Kentucky who goes by E The Profit– has lofty goals for his music career. Like many young people raised in the Northern Kentucky...

Northern Kentucky University’s biennial Year-End Series Festival returns for its 20th anniversary.

Four world premieres, collaboration headline NKU’s new play festival

Haley Parnell, LINK nky Reporter March 16, 2022

Northern Kentucky University’s biennial Year-End Series Festival returns for its 20th anniversary. The YES Festival is the oldest collegiate new-play festival in the country, and for its 20th Anniversary,...

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