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Professor Cogan wins documentary award for film on French master guitar-maker

August 3, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Jeff Cogan, associate professor of music and director of the guitar studies and music technology programs in Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, has received an Award of Merit from the Accolade Global Film Competition for a documentary film he created about French guitar-maker Daniel Friederich. The film, Daniel Friederich — Luthier d’Art, began as

Do or Don’t “Go Set a Watchman,” but add your thoughts here

July 31, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Until this summer, the legacy of Atticus Finch, small-town lawyer, believer in justice and fairness for mankind, was safely encapsulated in a half-century’s worth of character reverie. This Gulf Coast-ish summer bloomed problems for that character when Harper Lee’s old-new novel Go Set a Watchman published. Watchman is a rough draft of Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning