Category: Happenings

Poet graces MUC bookstore

Poet graces MUC bookstore

Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi came to SIUE in February to read from her recently published book “The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart.” Her appearance drew 40 to 50 people, who listened with rapt attention. The central Connecticut native lives in Berkeley, California, and her poems have appeared in a number of journals including The New […]

February Convocation an exercise in support

February Convocation an exercise in support

“A convocation is a weekly meeting of all the music students,” said Music Professor Linda Perry. “The majors, they’re required to attend a certain number of these each semester. Its one place when we are all together at one time to enjoy music. The purpose is to hear a representative sample of various kinds of […]

Black History is alive and 'now' at the Metcalf

Black History is alive and ‘now’ at the Metcalf

The theme of this year’s Black Theater Workshop was “The Roots.” The collaboration of ideas, poems, scenes and dance was molded into a solid theme under the faculty artistic direction of Kathryn Benley. The production, at the Metcalf Theater Feb. 11 through 13,  was student written and produced under the SIUE Department of Theater and […]

Jazz convocation in Dunham pt. 2

Jazz convocation in Dunham pt. 2

The following videos are of I Surrender by Tony Rizzi, performed by the SIUE Jazz Guitar Ensemble at the Nov. 12 Convocation in the Choral Room of SIUE’s Dunham Hall. That is followed by Good Morning Heartache by Fisher, Higginbotham and Drake performed by the University’s Jazz Vocal Ensemble, with soloist Nicole Jonas and […]

Dance in Concert 2010 Wows Audience

Dance in Concert 2010 Wows Audience

“Dancing is something that everyone should enjoy,” said Theater Education sophomore Joshua David. “Like Aristotle says about friendship being one soul in two bodies, we dancers are this one soul in a ton of bodies. It’s what I want to teach.”
David was one of the performers in Dance in Concert 2010, a […]

Thomas Combo tap out tunes

Thomas Combo tap out tunes

Music students attend a weekly convocation to hone their skills in front of an audience. The convocation is held most Fridays at 2 p.m. in the John C. Abbott Auditorium, on the lower level of Lovejoy Library. The mini-concerts are free and open to the public. Below are three selections from The Reggie Thomas Combo.

Morrison Combo; upbeat at the Abbott

Morrison Combo; upbeat at the Abbott

Music students attend a weekly convocation to hone their skills in front of an audience. The convocation is held most Fridays at 2 p.m. in the John C. Abbott Auditorium, on the lower level of Lovejoy Library. The mini-concerts are free and open to the public. Below are three selections from The Marty Morrison Combo.
‘All […]

The Swags impress at the weekly convocation

The Swags impress at the weekly convocation

Music students attend a weekly convocation to hone their skills in front of an audience. The convocation is held most Fridays at 2 p.m. in Abbott Auditorium ojn the lower level of Lovejoy Library. The mini-concerts are free and open to the public. Below are three selections from the Jason Swagler Combo, or “The Swags.”
Honeysuckle […]

Old Buddy Week at the Wagner Gallery

Old Buddy Week at the Wagner Gallery

The Alumni Invitational Exhibition is taking place in the New Wagner Gallery from Oct. 12-Nov. 18. For SIUE faculty and staff, the event presents a unique opportunity to view the work of previous SIUE students.
“Every area got to pick one or two artists and have them bring back either current work or a piece they have […]

Schwab spoke eloquently about a dangerous Nietzsche

Schwab spoke eloquently about a dangerous Nietzsche

“What do Neitzsche, James Dean, Baudelaire [and] Jim Morrison have in common? — All of them are surrounded by an aura of rebellion and all of them seem to document in their lives the trajectory of intense rebellion and premature catastrophic end” said Professor Martin Schwab.
“No wonder the image of the comet comes up when you […]

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