Reviving the Funk
After rapper and DJ Metro Boomin’ took the main stage of the Catalyst Club last Thursday night, hip-hop took a step away from the top 100s and backtracked a few decades. One day later, a handful of passionate hip-hop artists performed Friday from 9 p.m….
A Well-Versed Genre For New Ears
Writer and violinist Catherine Drinker Bowen once described chamber music as “a conversation between friends,” because chamber music is typically performed by small groups without a conductor, with musicians relying on cues from each other to create a musical conversation.
Reverb-laden Dream Pop Fills The Catalyst
Zachary Cole Smith’s stage presence is interesting, though admittedly unassuming. Dressed in black, head to toe, Smith’s small frame was engulfed in a linen shirt stretching down to his knees and oversized black pants. This is typical for the DIIV (pronounced dive) front man and he stayed true to form during his show last Wednesday night inside The Catalyst’s Atrium.
Gallery: Birth of Word Festival Invites Array of Performers
Presented by Cultural Arts and Diversity and Rainbow Theater, and organized by students in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship Program (CUIP), the Birth of Word Festival started Thursday with workshops and ended Saturday with performances and a catered lunch in the Stevenson Event Center. Saturday’s performances…
Inspired by a Community of Youth
Minutes after Tahitian dance trio People of the Islands brought staff and students on stage to learn the ‘ote’a, and shortly before the final carne asada taco was eaten, the confident and strikingly prepared high schoolers from Durham, North Carolina took the stage in the packed Stevenson Event Center.
“My wife would find this very interesting.” This is one of the most common responses Irene Lusztig received while working on “The Motherhood Archives,” a film about the histories of maternal practice and education. Her approach to the assertion that this topic is only meant…