Arts & Culture

MFA Puppet Arts graduate student Ana Craciun-Lambru performs 'Dust' one of three world premiere shows part of MFA Puppet Arts Festival. (Gerry Goodstein Photo)

Puppet Production Explores 1911 Factory Fire

'Dust' is a reflection on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, one of the worst industrial disasters in history. The production is part of UConn's puppet festival, March 24-April3.

Solomiya Ivakhiv, left, assistant professor of violin and viola, and pianist Angelina Gadeliya. (Photo by Stephanie Brauer, Ukrainian Institute of America, NYC)

Journey to Freedom: Celebrating Ukrainian Composers

Ukrainian-born music professor Solomiya Ivakhiv has recently released an album of Ukrainian classical music.

Students and puppets from the UConn Puppetry program on March 10, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Puppet Masters

Puppets in production at the Puppet Arts workshop at the Depot Campus.

Singer-songwriters from left, Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, and Anais Mitchell will perform as part of 'The Use Your Voice Tour 2016' at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 5.

Singer-songwriter Trio Use Voices to Get the Vote Out

A concert at Jorgensen this Saturday is designed to encourage people to get involved in their community and participate in the election.

Susannah Resnikoff '16 (SFA) (Marianne Dashwood) and Bryce Wood '16 MFA Acting (Willoughby) in 'Sense and Sensibility,' adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and JR Sullivan from the novel by Jane Austen. (Gerry Goodstein for UConn)

‘Sense and Sensibility’ Tells Tale of Life and Love

Students playing roles in CRT's production of the period drama must portray characters across the generations as well as the centuries.

Detail from “Pittsburgh left,” oil on canvas (2014), Deborah Zlotsky

Making a Career in Art

An exhibition of juried alumni art at Contemporary Art Galleries illustrates the successful careers of four graduates of the MFA program.

Male Nude with Houdon Ecorche II, no date, Roger L. Crossgrove, gelatin silver print, part of the 'Stark Imagery: The Male Nude in Art' exhibit at the Benton Museum. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Exploring Masculinity Through Art

An exhibit at the Benton Museum through March 13 traces the history of the portrayal of the male body.

Roomful of Teeth. (Photo by Bonica Ayala of Bonica Ayala Photography)

Expect the Unexpected at ‘Roomful of Teeth’ Performance

The groundbreaking vocal ensemble will perform 'art music' with UConn students on Feb. 10.

UConn Reads exhibit: works by graphic design students on the issue of race at the Benton on Jan. 22, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Interactive Exhibit Prompts Dialogue on Race

A student-designed exhibit at the Benton engages the audience with a series of provocative statements.

A dress rehearsal for UConn Opera's presentation of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Jan. 27, 2016 with Caroline O’Dwyer ’11 (SFA) as Hansel, Katelyn Lewis ’15 (SFA) as Gretel and Spencer Hamlin ’13 (SFA) as the witch. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Hansel & Gretel Opera a Very Modern Fairy Tale

UConn Opera's production opening Jan. 30 includes gender role reversals and a witch dressed in pencil skirt and heels.