Recent A&E Stories

She’s Not in Kansas Anymore

She’s Not in Kansas Anymore

When she picked up the phone, her manager asked, “How many seats do you want?” That’s how Sarah Lasko ’10 found out she would be playing Dorothy in the national tour of The Wizard of Oz. It was the perfect role for the longtime Oz fan. “I loved The Wizard of Oz movie and I […]

Making Patterns Personal

Making Patterns Personal

Pattern is everywhere around us; in nature,in our bodies, in our dreams, in our behaviors, and in our memories. After years of being relegated to the derogatively meant “merely decorative,” increasing numbers of artists have turned to pattern with enthusiasm. Galleries everywhere are blossoming with it. One might even see the popularity of exotically patterned […]

artw@lk 2015

artw@lk 2015

The Rockville Art Department’s ArtWalk takes place each April on the campus grounds. Works by individual students and class collaborations—visual, participatory, and always outside—remain on display for one week. This year’s ArtWalk featured more than 25 installations and events, including temporary tattoos, screen printing, drawings, sculptures, and performances. More than 200 students participated. Germantown Campus […]

Artist Thrives in Open Studio

Artist Thrives in Open Studio

Inside Studio #227 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Jennifer Brewer Stone ’01 experiments with color, form, and mixed media under fish-bowl conditions. For her new Textural Series, she thins brightly colored oil paint with linseed oil, testing consistency, and then blends it with molding paste. Using a palette knife, she spreads the mixture […]

BRAVO! Theatre Professor Receives Top Teaching Award

BRAVO! Theatre Professor Receives Top Teaching Award

“I believe in the fierce urgency of now,” says Theatre Professor KenYatta Rogers. The transaction between me and the person that is in front of me on stage or in the classroom is the most important thing at that time.” Rogers, who calls his work with students “more of a mission than a job,” was named […]

Community Cornerstones

Community Cornerstones

Professor KenYatta Rogers narrated the documentary film, “Community Cornerstones: African American Communities in Montgomery County, Maryland,” produced for Heritage Montgomery by Barbara Grunbaum and edited by MCTV producer Francine Wyron. The hour-long program features oral histories of county elders in local communities that developed after the Civil War. heritagemontgomery.org

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