Arts and Culture
Stephanie Rothenberg has a lot to learn, and she’s excited about it. “I’m interested in the Maine coastline, the impact of climate change, and what this is all doing to the livelihood of those who depend on the sea for a living.” She’s sitting behind her desk in Bowdoin’s newest building, the Roux Center for the […]
Davis Robinson and the “Beau Jest Moving Theatre” are staging “Larry’s Play” in honor of Larry Coen, the charismatic actor/director who died suddenly earlier this year. It was a play Coen himself had been working on when he died, explains Robinson.
To complement the Bowdoin Arts and Culture Fall 2018 Calendar of Events, here’s a sample of some of the treats on offer in the galleries, museums, concert halls, libraries, theaters, and and lecture halls of the College over the next few months.
Jazz musician Isabel Udell ’19 said she’d like to see more women start playing jazz at Bowdoin and elsewhere, to set off a cascade. “You need more women to attract more women,” she said. So, she cajoled, “join me!…It’s worth it.”
The summer months are a time for many of us to recharge the batteries, but it doesn’t mean life at Bowdoin grinds to a halt. The campus may be quieter than usual, but there has been no shortage of activity—academic and otherwise—among the Bowdoin community since the school year ended.
You probably wouldn’t associate the works of Giacomo Puccini with cinema, says opera scholar Christy Thomas, but this would be a mistake: this period of Italian opera is much more influenced by movies than one might think, she argues.
“When I think of Beijing, I think of my family and friends, the streets I used to pass by every day to school, and the cheap, tasty food on the street. “
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Bowdoin College nearly $90,000 to offer a seminar next summer for sixteen middle and high school teachers, from across the U.S., on using art objects to enrich their lessons about the Holocaust.