Arts & Culture


Great Bookish Bake-Off

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From Stacks to Oven Racks

Libraries Event Inspires Book-Based Bake-Off

Game of Thrones water cooler illustration

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Should You Talk About “Game of Thrones” at Work?

Expert Weighs the Pros, Cons of Water-Cooler Catharsis

still from "Wild Nights With Emily"

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“Wild” Woman

New Film Based on Professor’s Work Re-envisions Emily Dickinson’s Life

Social Justice Day

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A Balancing Actress

"Orange Is the New Black” Co-star/Immigration Activist Speaks as Part of Social Justice Day 

Kurt Weill Festival

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Staging a Double Take

New Production of Two Works by Kurt Weill Combines Opera, Dance and Theater

Kermit wearing Maryland T-shirt

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Which Muppet Are You?

Take Our Buzzfeed-inspired Quiz to Learn How You Fit Into Alum Jim Henson’s Puppet World

Kristen P. Ahern MFA ’19 with her puppet

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They’ve Got the World on a String—or a Rod

Students Bring Their Henson-Funded Puppet Creations to the Stage

Liz Lerman

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Saving and Sharing a Dance Legacy

University Libraries Awarded NEH Grant to Digitize Videos of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange

Justin Alston and Andrew Saundry perform during TDPS Backwards

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Role Reversal

Performers Put Nontraditional Spin on Broadway, Hollywood Tunes

Phillips Collection exterior

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Talking Pictures

Phillips, UMD Partnership Host Latest “Conversations With Artists”

Korinn Walfall in "Ain't Misbehavin'"

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In the Middle of “Misbehavin’”

With Latest Role, Young Alum Expands Presence on D.C. Theater Scene

Map illustration

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A Modern Take on an Ancient Immigration Tale

Terp’s New Opera Explores Struggles of Refugees

Four Freedoms collage

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Four Freedoms, Many Interpretations

Alums Help Develop Exhibition on Expressions of Freedom, from WWII-Era Rockwell to Today

Katerine Anne Porter collage

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A Portal Into a Pulitzer Winner’s Thoughts

Libraries’ New Website Gives Context to Katherine Anne Porter’s Life of Letters

Hugo Keesing

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And the Nominees Are

Two UMD-Affiliated Albums Up for Grammys

"Posing Beauty" exhibition

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Striking Poses

New Exhibition Examines Depictions of African American Beauty

Tom Brady still from Super Bowl ad

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Super Bowl’s Commercial Appeal

Consumer Behavior Expert Ranks Most Memorable 2019 Ads

Opera Costumes

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Ringing in the Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year Celebration Comes to Campus

Eric Shin

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Percussionist With a Full Plate

School of Music Faculty Member Bangs the Drum for Korean Comfort Food at New College Park Eatery

“Unsung Founders Memorial”

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Monumental Change

A Maryland professor is traveling the country to learn the stories of America’s memorials to slavery and its victims.

Sarah Pekkanen '90 and Greer Hendricks

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“Anonymous” No Longer

With Buzzed-About Novel’s Release Today, Terp Expands Literary Success

BookLab printing press

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The Writing’s on the Lab Wall

New Space Explores History and Future of Books

Elizabeth Acevedo won the 2018 National Book Award for young people's literature

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"The Poet X" Marks the Spot

Alum Wins National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Sensory-friendly concert illustration

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Tuned in to an Audience’s Unique Needs

UMD’s First Sensory-friendly Concert Gives Children With Autism a Gateway to the Arts

Soundtrack to Revolution collage

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Soundtrack to Revolution

Students Explore Changing Role of Black Protest Music

“Dialectic of Desire and Denial”

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Art in the Mirror

New Exhibit at Stamp Gallery Explores Identity, Immigrant Experience

Club Hippo

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Places With Pride

Project Documents Key Spots for Baltimore LGBTQ Community in ’70s and ’80s

FrankenReads

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A Monster Mash, Frankly

FrankenReads Celebrates Novel’s 200th Anniversary on Campus, Around the World

Katie Lowes and Adam Shapiro '02

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Dishing on a Debut Broadway Run

Alum, Wife Finish Stint in “Waitress”

Books illustration

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(Costume) Drama Kings

50th Talk in “Speaking of Books” Series Explores Depictions of Historical Masculinity

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