Arts

Ken Fuchs, professor of music, teaches a class on music arranging for music educators at the Music Building on March 12, 2019

New Recording with U.S. Coast Guard Band Returns Fuchs to Musical Roots

Two great forces in Connecticut music meet on a new recording of compositions by UConn's Kenneth Fuchs performed by the U.S. Coast Guard Band.

Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara Returns to Jorgensen for Digital Stage Concert

The Jorgensen Digital Stage season continues with a Dec. 5 visit from the singer and actress Kelli O'Hara.

A black and white photo of a giant balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City

Pandemic Doesn’t Deflate Iconic ‘Upside Down Puppets’ of Thanksgiving Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade may be different in many ways this year, but the world-famous character balloons will still be part of the show.

1946: American actor James Stewart (1908 - 1997) as George Bailey, hugs actor Karolyn Grimes, who plays Zuzu his daughter, in a still from director Frank Capra's Christmas classic film, 'It's a Wonderful Life'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

CRT First: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as Old Time Radio Play

In its first-ever audio production, the Connecticut Repertory Theatre is presenting a Golden Age of Radio-style adaptation of the holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life."

An actor attired as a garish Dia de los Muertos skeleton, appearing in the play "Sugar Skull"

Jorgensen Digital Stage Sets Livestreaming Fall Performance Schedule

Building on a successful summertime experiment with livestreaming, the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is going digital for its Fall 2020 season.

A photo from a production of "American Dreams," a dark theatrical comedy about what it means to be an American citizen, being presented online by the Dodd Center

Dodd Impact Outreach Hosts ‘American Dreams’ Online

Dodd Human Rights Impact is relaunching with an online presentation of a dark theatrical comedy about what it means to be an American citizen.

Meet the Researcher: Brianna Chance ’23, Music

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

Actors rehearse via Zoom for CRT's Fall production of "Men On Boats"

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

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.

Pinkney “Pink” Anderson with his son Alvin, known as “Little Pink,” at their South Carolina home in 1962 when they appeared in the film “The Blues,” made by Samuel and Ann Charters.

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

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

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