Arts & Culture

View of music notes on paper sheets.

UConn Music Makers Spotlight Composers Outside Traditional Repertoire

'Making music is about reflecting life. If we only represent one side of humanity, we’re being dishonest'

Thomas Long, professor-in-residence emeritus and director of the Nursing Learning Community, holds a leaf from the Beauvais Missal, which he recently donated to the Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, in the Dodd Center for Human Rights

Page From Storied Beauvais Missal Added to UConn’s Archives; Donation Courtesy of Professor Emeritus

'From the first time I saw this beauty, I knew it was a genuine manuscript page'

Jaron Hollander '24 poses with one of the puppets from "War of the Worlds 2023" in the Nafe Katter Theatre

Reimagined ‘War of the Worlds’ Less Scary, More Comical Thanks to Puppetry Grad Student

Hollander has directed circus productions, bringing together performers of different disciplines to tell a story that focuses on the visual. In a theater production, the story itself takes a bigger role

‘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."