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Improv and energy: Jazz students at NKU

Improv and energy: Jazz students at NKU

Erinn Sweet, Contributor

September 13, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Entering a small recording studio on the third-floor of the SOTA building, Eric Snyder, a third-year musician double majoring in jazz studies and music technology--the latter being a new major offered this academic year--tinkered with his instrument, exerting energetic notes and fragmented melodies into...

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts will kick off the fall theatre season with the Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Brian Friel’s Tony Award winning “Dancing at Lughnasa” will follow in October and fan-favorite “Beauty and the Beast” will close out the se...

Rachael Banks: Exploring the in-between

Rachael Banks: Exploring the in-between

Mackenzie Manley, Managing Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Twice a month for two years, Rachael Banks drove the span of interstate between Dallas, Texas and her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky—books on tape accompanying the routine car rides alone. The commute was more than 800 miles; she would leave early Thursday morning and arrive in the evening. The...

GALLERY: A look into the senior art projects

GALLERY: A look into the senior art projects

Michael Stegner, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

As students rush to finish assignments and cram for final exams, nine seniors from the School of the Arts have already completed their work, currently on display for all to see. Made up of painters, sculptors, photographers, and an array of artistic visionaries, the nine seniors’ final portfolios cover...

Student choreographer uses high heels to promote gender equality

Student choreographer uses high heels to promote gender equality

Olivia House, Reporter

November 23, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

With a woman on the most recent presidential ballot and CoverGirl magazine having its first male model, Jameson Gastón Ward feels as though the world is headed in the right direction in terms of breaking gender roles. The junior BFA dance major is choreographing a piece for NKU’s Emerging Choreograp...

Henry Konstantinow Theater puts student works into action

Henry Konstantinow Theater puts student works into action

Olivia House, Contributor

September 24, 2016


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

The theatre is unlike any theatre or auditorium on campus. The Henry Konstantinow Theater provides a home for student-produced pieces, allowing directors, producers, actors and designers to grow more as artists while providing a safe place for exploration.   The Henry began as Studio 307 in 2008 when...

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