It isn’t every day that student musicians have the opportunity to be coached by a member of a world-renowned classical music ensemble. When the boundary-breaking, globetrotting Kronos Quartet lands in a city large or small, however, the members — David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola) and Sunny Yang (cello) — make it
This spring watch for the official opening of a brick-and-mortar home in Old Towne Orange for 1888 Center, a cultural arts center and publishing house founded by Chapman University alumnus Kevin Staniec ’01. The center, which has hosted a variety of community literary programs in libraries, bookstores and even the living rooms of Eichler homes,
When news of La La Land’s stunning 14 Academy Award nominations broke on Tuesday morning, Patricia Ward Kelly naturally thought of what her late husband would make of such accolades for a musical that so clearly echoes his genius.
A student in Chapman’s MA in War and Society program is part of a team selected for the Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Albert H. Small Student and Teacher Institute, a program offered by National History Day.
In honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and MLK Day on January 16, 2017, OC Weekly devotes its “OC Speakly” podcast to Dr. King and his two speeches in Orange County: in 1961 in Memorial Hall at then-Chapman College, and in 1968 — sadly just a few weeks before his assassination —
The Hon. Loretta Sanchez ’82, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017, has donated the congressional papers from her 20 years in office to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The collection includes 25 boxes of her files, papers and committee work, mostly focused on Vietnamese human rights, her work with the
Her documentary shines a light on the stories of lifeguards saving Syrian refugees from drowning. And the politics of what to do about the refugee crisis? First, stop the drownings, she says.
Deck the halls, and bring the beauty of Musco Center’s first year as host of the Holiday Wassail Concert into your living room as friends and family gather ‘round. The 53rd annual Chapman University concert’s debut in the sparkling new 1,044-seat venue will be televised by KCET daily Dec. 23-25, so tune in or set
No matter what you study, Anastamos wants to hear what you have to say. And what is Anastamos? It’s Chapman University’s new interdisciplinary, graduate student journal, which is now seeking submissions for its inaugural issue planned this spring. Alison Williams (MA English/MFA Creative Writing ’18), editor in chief, has been with Anastamos since the beginning,
Chapman University is saddened to announce the death of Lawrence Dodge, businessman, philanthropist, member of the Chapman President’s Cabinet and friend of the University, who passed away on December 1, 2016. A fervent believer in the importance of the arts and arts education, Larry Dodge was instrumental in the development of the Lawrence and Kristina