Arts

An illustration by Pamela Zagarenski in her book, The Whisper. (Courtesy of Pamela Zagarenski)

‘The Whisper’ in the Words and Pictures of Pamela Zagarenski

Author and illustrator Pamela Zagarenski '88 (SFA) appears at the Connecticut Children's Book Fair.

The cast of CT Repertory Theatre's ANON(YMOUS) by Naomi Lizuka onstage in the Studio Theatre from October 29-November 8, 2015. (Gerry Goodstein /for UConn).

CRT’s ANON(YMOUS) Translates Classic Poem

CRT puts a new twist on Homer's classic poem, The Odyssey.

Santa Caterina's Trinity, detail. (Ken Best/UConn Photo)

‘Sacred Sisters’ Exhibit Portrays Women of Faith

Art and poetry combine in a new exhibit at the Benton Museum that depicts nuns across the centuries and from around the world.

THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moisés Kaufman and the members of Tectonic Theatre Project onstage in Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nafe Katter Theatre from October 8-18, 2015. Tickets and Info at crt.uconn.edu. Photo by Gerry Goodstein

The Laramie Project: An Exploration of Prejudice and Tolerance

CRT opens the season with The Laramie Project, set in the aftermath of the murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard.

Ellen DeGeneres at a book signing of 'Seriously... I'm Kidding'! at Barnes and Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 4 (© Glenn Francis, www.PacificProDigital.com)

Why Do Female Comedians Disappear After Dark?

English professor and humorist Gina Barreca wonders, where are the women on late-night television?

Detail from 'Spore Trap 2,' oil on linen with wood panel support, by Donald Moffett. (Courtesy of Contemporary Art Galleries)

Painting at the Very Edge of Art

The Contemporary Art Galleries' latest exhibition explores a new interest in abstraction among young artists.

Sarah Nolen '15 MFA, left, Ceili Clemens '01 (SFA), and Lucia Rich, a professional performer, operate the puppet 'Aya' during a rehearsal for 'Unfolding the Story: A Journey of Her Own' at the Studio Theater on Sept. 11, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Original Puppet Production ‘Unfolds’ a Woman’s Journey

'Unfolding' by UConn puppeteer Margarita Blush explores the themes of women’s wisdom and empowerment.

Detail from Ancestral Woman Dreaming 1990, acrylic on canvas, Colin Tjapanangka Dixon

Connecting the Dots: Aboriginal Art Tied to Land, Religion

An exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art from Central Australia, curated by students in an anthropology class, is on display at the Benton.

David Dzubay, 2015 Sackler Award Winner (Alain Barker Photo)

Composer David Dzubay Wins 2015 Sackler Composition Prize

The award supports composition of a new work that will be performed by UConn students and faculty and recorded.

National Festival Celebrates the Art of Puppetry

Puppeteers from 12 nations on five continents and from 40 U.S. states will converge at UConn Aug. 10-16 for a whirlwind week of puppet-related activities.