The force was with computer junkies Chad (’02) and Casey (’06) Pugh, who turned a classic film into an Emmy-winning Webcast.
Arts & Culture
Seventy paintings, drawings, prints, videos, sculptures and photographs are included in the Student Art Exhibition in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery through May 16. See a slide show of selected pieces from the show.
Imagine standing in the footprints of Mary Cassatt and Paul Cézanne, copying the masters in the Musée du Louvre to improve your artistic talents. Junior Amanda Bowers doesn’t have to imagine. She has been living the experience.
Kelsey Zalimeni made a dress out of discarded fast-food paper as part of an exhibit of “green” art at the START gallery. Zalimeni is a recipient of the Karyn Dingledine Scholarship in Art and is pictured with (from left) Trustee Tom and Karyn Dingledine and her mother, Lori. [Video]
For 19 years, Chi Rho, Wake Forest’s men’s a cappella group, has been entertaining the community — performing contemporary Christian, pop, rock and traditional hymns using only their voices.
Stowe Nelson (’08) provides the sounds behind “Eurydice,” a play directed by Brook Davis (‘90), which opens today in the Ring Theatre and runs through April 23.
At Wake Forest, one day to celebrate the Earth is not enough. From April 14-26, 13 Days of Celebrating the Earth will offer nearly two weeks of activities, and informational and motivational events around Earth Day.
How do you increase attendance at an international film festival for the most difficult demographic to attract — young adults? Ask junior communication major Mandi Yohn. She took on the challenge when she accepted an internship position with RiverRun International Film Festival.
How do you take a small story and make it big? Two documentary film students started with a story about a man breaking the law by handing out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to homeless people, and created the award-winning film, “Civil Indigent.”
“Nepotism failed me,” director Jason Reitman told the crowd gathered in Wait Chapel on Saturday night to hear his keynote address concluding the 2011 Reynolda Film Festival. The son of successful producer and director Ivan Reitman told the story of his journey from a teenager fearful of being overshadowed by his father in the movie industry, working his way up as a writer and director of short films and television commercials, to finally getting his big break with “Thank You for Smoking.”