Arts & Culture

‘A Celtic Family Christmas’ Comes to Jorgensen

Fiddle virtuosos bring an energetic performance of song, dance, and storytelling

Floating Points Exhibit by artist Oskar Landi in The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art at Avery Point

Art Meets Science in ‘Floating Points’ Exhibition at AVS Gallery at Avery Point

The presence of microplastics in the world's oceans are the focus of the exhibition, which runs through Dec. 10

UConn music composition professor Kenneth Fuchs at the recording sessions for his album "Cloud Slant" at St. Augustine’s Church in Kilburn, London.

UConn’s Fuchs Earns Grammy Nomination for Latest Album, ‘Cloud Slant’

Acclaimed recording chosen from among hundreds of submissions for the famed award; winners will be announced in February

Items on display in the "Tradition and Revolution in Indian Shadow Puppetry" exhibition currently on display in the Ballard Institute and Museum sit in the exhibit

12 Generations and Counting: Indian Shadow Puppetry Exhibition Hundreds of Years in the Making

'Shadow puppetry is a living tradition, and I come from a traditional family that is doing modern things'

The bluegrass musician Molly Tuttle, surrounded by the members of her band, Golden Highway.

Grammy Winner Brings ‘Superdrive’ Sound to Jorgensen

Molly Tuttle and her band, Golden Highway, will play on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.

Five ballerinas en pointe on stage, arms around each other, rear view

Audience Expectations: Study Shows Patrons Expect to See White Ballerinas

A new study from UConn researchers is among the first to empirically document what many dance enthusiasts have known for some time: Audience members expect the ballerinas they see on stage to be white

People photograph a display showing a giant copy of Herman Melville's novel "Moby-Dick."

Chasing the Great White Whale in the Digital Age

Mary K Bercaw Edwards is co-directing a program that supports K-12 teachers in developing new ways of teaching Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."

Regina Barreca, distinguished professor of english, at her office in the Austin Building

Celebrating the ‘Fallen Woman’: 30 from UConn Tell Their Stories to Keep the Conversation Going

'We’ve been taught to identify with the good girl, but it’s only the fallen woman who’s intriguing'

"Song of the North" will be performed Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. Six UConn connected puppeteers contributed to the show, three of whom helped fabricate the hundreds of puppets in the show.

UConn Connections Permeate World-Traveling Puppet Show Set to Open Jorgensen’s Season

'Song of the North' blends traditional motifs, cutting-edge tech for one-of-a-kind experience

Michael Farina '26 (SFA), front row and second from left, received accolades in the prestigious jazz publication, DownBeat magazine, this summer. Farina is UConn's first student in the new Bachelor of Music in Jazz program.

UConn Jazz Student Lauded for Outstanding Performance by Prestigious DownBeat Magazine

Michael Farina is one of six college undergraduates worldwide to make the list and the only tenor saxophonist