Arts

Meet the Researcher: Brianna Chance ’23, Music

October 15, 2020

Brianna Chance ’23 (SFA) roots her research in the experiences of people of color in the arts world.

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Fall Season Goes Live Online with ‘Men on Boats’

October 8, 2020

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre is adjusting to the pandemic by presenting the start of its Fall season online, with two plays available to watch via Zoom.

Documentary Tracks Charters ‘Searching for Secret Heroes’ of Blues Music

September 21, 2020

A new documentary focuses on a legendary early 1960s film made by Sam Charters and UConn professor emerita Ann Charters about American blues musicians.

UConn Avery Point Offers Open Air Art and Film Exhibition

August 26, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted UConn Avery Point to design an outdoor art exhibit, combining sculpture, film, video, and other media.

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Ian Sauco ’21 (CLAS, SFA)

August 18, 2020

Rising senior Ian Sauco is doing summer research to improve his mastery of the saxophone.

UConn Magazine: Married to the Arts, Engineering — and Each Other

August 11, 2020

Long before a new institute at UConn bore their name, Donna Samson ’84 (SFA) and John Krenicki ’84 (ENG) were juniors living in McMahon Hall.

DMD Professor Tells Stamford Family’s COVID-19 Story on PBS Frontline

August 11, 2020

When the story of an elementary school teacher in Stamford, Connecticut, taking care of the newborn brother of one of her students became public in early May, the media put a spotlight on the situation of an immigrant family from Guatemala that was battling COVID-19. Luciana Lira, a bilingual teacher, cared for the newborn baby […]

UConn-Trained Social Worker Became ‘Highway Philosopher’ Through Her Music

July 31, 2020

Lara Herscovitch ’95 MSW describes her journey from social work to touring the world as a musician.

Jorgensen Center Debuts Digital Stage with ‘Midsummer Music’ Series

July 13, 2020

UConn’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts launches a live, digital concert series starting July 14, 2020.

UConn Historian Considers the Legacy of Little Richard, Architect of Rock ‘n’ Roll

May 28, 2020

UConn historian Jeffrey Ogbar discusses the career and legacy of pioneering rock ‘n’ roll artist Little Richard.

New Online Exhibit Highlights Asian American Student Narratives

May 18, 2020

UConn’s Asian and Asian American Studies Institute (AAASI) has launched an ongoing online exhibit of student narratives and work from professional artists intended to document student experiences.