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Joanna Goldstein brings women composers into the light20th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When pianist and Professor of Music Joanna Goldstein takes the stage this Friday with a small chamber ensemble, it will mark a major milestone in a journey of academic, creative and political exploration. That journey includes not only the concert, but extensive research and the recording of women composers from …

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International Festival brings the world to campus19th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Bellydancing, Argentine tango and food from around the world highlight a rich and varied program for this year’s International Festival at IU Southeast. The Festival takes place Tuesday, March 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. A highlight of the campus year, the International Festival is organized …

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Juried student art exhibition a powerful burst of creative fire30th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week’s IU Southeast Fine Arts Juried Student Exhibition, a mainstay of the spring academic calendar, kicked off its run at the Ronald L. Barr Art Gallery with a festive and crowded reception and awards presentation. Over 65 works in media ranging from drawing and painting to ceramics and digital …

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Visiting political philosopher Yasemin Sari to speak on refugees and a right to place23rd January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Yasemin Sari, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Northern Iowa will deliver a free public lecture on “Equality at the Borders: Refugees and a Right to Place,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, on the Third Floor of the IU Southeast Library. Dr. Sari is a political …

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Voices of Change speech contest a shout-out for peaceful progress19th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Bone-chilling temperatures were no match for the energy radiating from the sixth annual Voices of Change speech contest, held Wednesday evening in University Center North before an audience of faculty, staff, students, families and friends. Emily Cain, a sophomore French major with a minor in education from Lanesville, Ind., claimed …

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IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest18th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Call it symbolic or just plain fun: the Phoenix constructed by IU Southeast Fine Arts students soared to top honors at the recent “#IAmPublicArt” event in New Albany, Ind. hosted by the Carnegie Center for Art & History. The mobile structure bested competing pop-up installations from Bellarmine University and Kentucky …

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Jeramy Nichols reveals secrets of sight-singing in published article11th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Close your eyes and listen to a piece of choral music. As a listener, you revel in pure sound. But for the performers, all that pristine audio is the product of a lot of visual training that starts with sight-singing, what you might call “reading music cold.” The ways and …

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“Artaxis Conversations” bring together ceramic artists from around the world8th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The concept: 24 artists from 16 countries will “gather” via live-stream video over a 12-hour span on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to answer questions from fans, fellow artists and friends of ceramics. The event is called “Artaxis Conversations,” and it’s the brainchild of Artaxis, the arts organization founded by Brian Harper, …

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