861 posts categorized in

Arts and Culture

You’re invited to Wassail – A beloved Chapman University tradition

November 25, 2015 by Dean Giulio Ongaro, Ph.D. | Arts and Culture

By Giulio Ongaro I have had a career as faculty member in musicology, and later as administrator, at three previous institutions in the United States, but I was born and brought up in Venice, Italy, where my upbringing included a lot of exposure to all the performing and visual arts.  I have spent the last

The impact of Paris Chapman scholars explore societal effects and urge a measured response in the wake of the terrorist attacks

November 20, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

At the start of the semester, Muzammil Siddiqi, Ph.D., told the 19 Chapman University students in his Religious Studies course that beyond discussions of what constitutes a true religion, he wanted them to know “what is true about Islam.” Now he wants everyone to know what is false about the terrorists who killed 130 people

Catching Up with Musco Center for the Arts: Momentum Growing as Center Approaches Grand Opening in March Opening & Preview Season Tickets On Sale December 1

November 5, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

On March 19, 2016, Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University will celebrate its Grand Opening, ushering in a new era for the school’s performing arts and unveiling a new cultural beacon for the region. The Grand Opening celebration will include performances by opera legends Plácido Domingo, Deborah Voigt and Milena Kitic,

Monster kids are a film school smash! Sara Karloff and Bela Lugosi Jr. regale students with stories from their famous fathers' days of horror

November 5, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University film production major Nathan Mulroy ’17 has worked his way through 1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, discusses cinema history like an academic and watches horror movies with a scholar’s steely nerves. But his heart fluttered just a bit on Tuesday afternoon when the children of screen stars and horror legends

Traveling alumna and students to share world photographs, stories Center for Global Education photo contest winners, Karyn Planett '70 discuss enhancing study abroad with photography

October 30, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

For students interested in studying abroad or photography, the Center for Global Education will be hosting the talk, Through My Eyes: A Foreign Lens, on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Argyros Forum, Room 201. In addition to a talk by special guest speakers, alumna Karyn Planett ’70 and her husband Geoff

Love missed, but artfully described Professor and students research the language of love lost in Craigslist's 'missed connections' posts

October 26, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

It’s no surprise to anyone who has perused those wistful missed connections posts on Craigslist that there are a whole lot of pining men out there writing them. Those anonymous ad-like messages — “You were the cute girl in the plaid shirt at Starbucks this morning. I was the guy who ordered the no-foam latte”