Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Arts & Culture


Terps Elizabeth Acevedo MFA ’15 (top), Jason Reynolds ’05 (middle) and Roseanne A. Brown ’17 (at bottom), all had books last week in New York Times’ list of bestselling hardcover books for young adults

Arts & Culture

A Happy Ending for 3 Terp Authors

Alums Simultaneously Have New York Times Bestsellers With Young Adult Books

Students play in orchestra

Arts & Culture

During Pandemic, UMD’s National Orchestral Institute + Festival Changes Its Tune

Organizers of Acclaimed Event Compose Creative Virtual Experiences for Musicians

Screengrab of Poorna Jagannathan '96 sitting at the dinner table on Netflix show "Never Have I Ever"

Arts & Culture

Showing Strong Character in Netflix Hit

Three Terps Appear in New Series ‘Never Have I Ever’

“Entropic Construction”

Arts & Culture

An Artful Solution

Whether Tool Shed, Parking Lot or Alley, MFA Thesis Locales Show Extra Creativity in Virtual Exhibition

Esther Atkinson sings on driveway

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An Opera Student’s Curbside Concerts

Back at Home, Singer Performs Weekly for Passersby

Screengrab from Zoom rehearsal of "She Kills Monsters"

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The Show Must ‘Zoom’ On

Theater Students Mount Production of ‘She Kills Monsters’—From Their Homes

Lady Gaga at the Met Gala

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A Bash for the Fashion Masses

Terp Helps Create Virtual Met Gala

Illustration of man in bed with laptop on lap and dog at feet

Arts & Culture

Quarantine in Seventeen

Haiku Contest Looks for Quick—but Poetic—Insights on Life at Home

Illustration of a turtle with a camera for a head

Arts & Culture

Hitting ‘Play’ at Home

UMD Art Gallery’s Online Exhibit Explores Our Tech Reliance

Piano students

Arts & Culture

Special Delivery: Pianos to Students’ Homes

School of Music, Steinway Harmonize to Help 7 Performers Keep Practicing

Cloth masks

Arts & Culture

Theater Community Pivots to Another Kind of Mask

With Protective Gear in Short Supply, Staff and Alums Sew Up Solutions 

Comedian and writer Karen Chee peforms Friday at the Stamp Student Union to help mark the 20th anniversary of UMD's Asian American Studies program.

Arts & Culture

Comedic Identity

Late-night Writer, Stand-up Karen Chee’s Performance Marks Asian American Studies Anniversary

Cy Keener screengrab
Cy Keener screengrab

Arts & Culture

Big Ten Network: Finding Art in Changing Environment

Assistant Professor Communicates Scientific Findings in Unique Visual Installations

Michael Kaiser portrait

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Art and Craft

UMD Arts Expert Helping Baltimore Orchestra Chart New Course

Collage of archival images from Cedar Haven

Arts & Culture

Trail Through History

Students Create Heritage Tour Linking African American Past in Southern Prince George's County

Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o), T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Okoye (Danai Gurira) walk in "Black Panther"

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Queen of Costumes

Ruth E. Carter, Academy Award-winning Costume Designer of ‘Black Panther,’ to Visit Campus Today

Noises off

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Making All the Right ‘Noises’

Theater Students Juggle Chaos and Fun in Comedy ‘Noises Off’

February Fell from the Ladies Almanack

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An Illustrated History

Exhibit Celebrates Artwork of Innovative Feminist Djuna Barnes

Holodomor memorial

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Millions Gone, But Not Forgotten

New Exhibit Focuses on Memorial to Ukrainian Famine Victims

“Dementia Stain (Darkness Visible),” acrylic and embroidery on canvas

Arts & Culture

Beautiful Minds

Exhibit Presents Artist’s Colorful Interpretations of PET Scans of Mental Illness

Torvald Helmer (Beth Rendely ’21) gives money to his wife, Nora (Des’ree Brown ’20)

Arts & Culture

Theater Students Open New Doors to Ibsen’s ‘Doll House’

All-Women Cast Takes Unconventional Approach to Classic Play on Gender Roles

Screengrabs from “Little Women,” “Parasite,” “The Irishman” and “1917”

Arts & Culture

Oscars’ Identity Problems

Academy Loves Old-Fashioned Movie—Maybe Too Much, Says Film Studies Professor

Chelsey Green (seated second from right, front row) plays her viola in support of Lizzo, whose performance opened the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards broadcast.

Arts & Culture

Alum Has Grammys on a String

Boundary-Breaking Violist Performs Behind Lizzo

Collage of screengrabs from Super Bowl ads: Baby Mr. Peanut, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch and Chris Evans, and Lil Nas X

Arts & Culture

Scoring the Super Bowl Ads

Which Commercials Popped—and Which Flopped? 3 Marketing Experts Break Them Down

Bearden's "The Family"

Arts & Culture

An Activist’s Art

New Exhibit Highlights Romare Bearden’s Work Seeking Social Change

DJ/remixer/producer Tracy Young

Arts & Culture

‘Rising’ to the Grammys

Terp DJ Is First Female Producer to Earn Nomination—and Win—for Best Remixed Recording

UMD Chamber Singers

Arts & Culture

Getting a Handle on Handel

5 Facts About ‘Messiah’ Before Sunday Concert

Morgan Scott as Paul Laurence Dunbar in "Measure of Our Lives"

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Off the Wall

Students Bring Historical Figures to Life at Portrait Gallery

Oil pipeline

Arts & Culture

Sensory Excavation

Art Professor Awarded Grant to Create Immersive Experience of One of World’s Largest Oil Reserves

Veterans meditate on lawn

Arts & Culture

A Mission to Heal

Phillips Event to Highlight Connection for Veterans of Art, Mindfulness and Wellness

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