Arts and Culture
Students from every spring visual arts class exhibited their work at the annual Open House last week. They spent the week leading up to the Friday show finishing their pieces and preparing them for display.
At the end of the semester, Bowdoin’s a cappella groups come together to give a finale performance. Last Friday, the six groups — plus the seniors in each group — performed at the First Parish Church.
Hailey Wozniak ’20 and Darius Riley ’19, with a team of twenty-five students, have created a new publication at Bowdoin called Avant-Garb Magazine to “reflect and celebrate the different styles and traditions of the student body.”
The students and staff walked haltingly, with no apparent destination in mind, around the Quad. Some appeared to be making wide, sweeping circles. All of them had their eyes shut.
James MacMillan’s ‘Stabat Mater’ was the first concert to be livestreamed from the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Studzinski described it as a “powerful, spiritual experience” and wants to expose more young people to sacred music.
Every fall and spring, all of the student dance clubs put on a group show at the end of the semester to perform the original choreography they’ve been working on.
Emily Licholai ’18 meets acclaimed American composer Lowell Liebermann after performing one of his pieces for him at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Accompanying her on piano was Beckwith Artist-in-Residene George Lopez.
“Gesundheit,” a short play by Parker Lemal-Brown ’18, is being performed at Portland Stage, April 26-May 5, as one of five pieces in the 2018 Maine Playwrights Festival.