The new Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe) will inspire new ideas and build new connections between the performing arts and other academic departments across the University.
2012 Highlights: Arts
Forty years from now, the world’s rainforests may be gone and with them our chance for a stable environment. Wake Forest’s JAMAZON celebrates that creative minds from biology to music to history to English can join together to find the answers.
Wake Forest junior Brian Spadafora and sophomore Geoff Weber helped Italian artist Delio Gennai install his works for the opening exhibition at Hanes Gallery, “Of Paper.” The exhibition includes works from two continents by artists who live more than 4,500 miles apart.
The Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery will close the season with its annual Wake Forest Student Art Exhibition through May 21. The exhibition includes works in various media including, painting, drawing, printmaking, video, photography, sculpture and other mediums that bridge or combine these approaches.
Music professor and concert pianist Pamela Howland uses film clips and movie soundtracks to teach students classical music conventions. Her mission? For Brahms and Beethoven to join Beyonce on iPod playlists.
More than 50 alumni writers returned to campus for the first Words Awake! conference last weekend. Find out more about how the writers interacted with students, the campus community and local schools, and learn about the first class of the WFU Writers Hall of Fame.
Wes Hughes and Jake Meyer have been friends since their first year in Bostwick Hall. “City of Angels” is the fifth major production the two have acted in together.
What will it take to win? Senior Jacob Eichhorn is preparing for the fourth time to compete with Wake Forest’s top musicians to be a Giles-Harris award winner.
START Gallery’s first spring exhibition, “Lightening Strikes: The Illumination of the Self,” runs through Feb. 25. The show features works by 18 students who studied in art professor David Faber’s introductory, intermediate or advanced printmaking classes.
A new Documentary Film Program movie, “The Last Flight of Petr Ginz,” has caught the attention of the United Nations, which will produce a study guide and send copies of the film to its information centers in 63 countries for special screenings and educational programs.