GVL/Hannah Zajac-- Five Chapters Photography Senior Exhibition in Haas Center for Preforming Arts on Tuesday 28 Nov 2017.

VMA student exhibition showcases various disciplines, department unity

The Department of Visual and Media Arts Student Exhibition showcases student work on a variety of levels, ranging from art across multiple disciplines to the curation of the show itself. The exhibition, which will be held in the Padnos Student Art and Design Gallery from now until Friday, March 30, features work selected by faculty from various disciplines within the Department of Visual and Media Arts (VMA).

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Arts briefs 3/12/18

For those interested in perfecting their Shakespeare monologues, Katherine Mayberry, Grand Valley State University professor and director of the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, will be leading a Shakespeare workshop, scheduled for Friday, March 16, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 1721 of the Haas Center for Performing Arts.  

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GVL / Luke Holmes - Jack Sligh held his recital in the Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

GVSU student composers to give concert of original music

At Grand Valley State University, many music majors perform recitals with their instrument for their senior project. While these recitals give music students an opportunity to share their talent, a number of students compose their own pieces and have few chances to share them with others. Recognizing this, GVSU senior Josh Doane organized the GVSU Composer Concert, which is scheduled for Friday, March 16, from 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. 

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Arts briefs 2/26/18

For those interested in perfecting their Shakespeare monologues, Katherine Mayberry, Grand Valley State University professor and director of the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, will be leading a Shakespeare workshop, scheduled for Friday, March 16, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 1721of the Haas Center for Performing Arts.  

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GVL / Courtesy - gvsu.edu

GVSU students to present nationally awarded creative writing

Each year, Grand Valley State University students submit their writing to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs’ (AWP) “intro awards” competition, a contest that critiques the writing of undergraduate and graduate students across the country. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, students who won an award or received an honorable mention from this competition will present their work. 

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GVL / Courtesy - David Levinthal

Jim Crow Museum receives polaroids worth $2M

Ferris State University is home to the Jim Crow Museum, a spot known throughout the country and the world for its large collection of racist memorabilia of African-Americans in the U.S. In December 2017, the museum received an anonymous donation of photographer David Levinthal's original polaroids, with an estimated value of $2 million. 

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Arts briefs 2/19/18

Levi Rickert, editor and publisher for “Native News Online,” captured a series of photographs of the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in the Standing Rock reservation.  His photos, amounting to 1,500, covered the movement of the protests from Standing Rock to Washington, D.C., to Lansing. They are currently on display in the Exhibition Space of the Mary Idema Pew Library.

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