Student director gets inspiration from election, IU psychologist

As others grumbled about the partisan bickering and plethora of political messaging during the recent presidential campaign, Lee Cromwell found himself watching the back-and-forth closely. That’s because the second-year student studying for a Master of Fine Arts at Indiana University’s Department of Theatre and Drama is directing “The God of Carnage,” the Tony Award-winning play […]

Buy unique holiday gifts, support fair trade principles

Handcrafted products from more than 40 countries will be available at IU’s eighth annual Fair Trade Holiday Sale, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 29 and 30 in the Frangipani Room at the Indiana Memorial Union. The sale is a part of the Fair Trade Bloomington project, a nonprofit collaboration between […]

Herron student’s blog appeals to the neat freak in us all

This is a shortened version of a post that appeared on the blog of the IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design. Thanks to Rob Bullock for allowing us to share this with you: Meet Austin Radcliffe, president of IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design’s Active Student Artists organization. He’s a senior better known […]

Ever-changing installation on display at IUCA+D

Cool idea, and certainly an eye-catching name. That’s my thought on the ever-changing “Exquisite Corpse” gallery installation at the IU Center for Art and Design in downtown Columbus. If you’ve never been to the center, it serves as a living laboratory for students, faculty and others to study the unique architectural, artistic and landscape heritage […]

Black Film Center/Archive restoring documentary about poet before hosting premiere at IU Cinema

Thanks to a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation, the Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University will preserve the 1976 documentary film “Rainbow Black: Poet Sarah W. Fabio.” The restored film will then premiere April 22 at IU Cinema as part of the “A Change Is Gonna Come: Black Revolutionary Poets” film series. Filmmaker […]

IU senior ‘can’t imagine life’ without Ladies First

The reactions to Ladies First performances get Melissa Beringer every time. She joined Indiana University’s all-female a cappella group during her freshman year, seeking a creative outlet for her love of music and vocal performance. Now a senior, she said she “can’t imagine life without Ladies First.” And while she’ll cherish her experiences with the […]

Hope, Sachs, Wells generated cultural legacy for IU Art Museum

The legacy of the IU Art Museum can be traced back to three men: Henry Hope, Paul Sachs and Herman B Wells. While you might recognize the names of Hope, the museum’s founding director, and Wells, the chancellor and president whose vision helped make the Bloomington campus the cultural center it is today, what about […]

From Broadway to academia: Liza Gennaro’s arrival at IU

Choreography for IU Theatre’s “Spring Awakening,” which opens this weekend, comes courtesy of Liza Gennaro. The new assistant professor of musical theater and choreography began dancing at age 8 and hails from Broadway royalty: Her father, Peter Gennaro, choreographed “Annie” and co-choreographed “West Side Story,” while her mother was a ballerina. “My father was always […]