Category: Arts

Nothing less than a busy “Summer”

By Kate Luce Staff Writer     Working behind the scenes might not be as glamorous as being a star, but for John Enrique Thompson, visiting lecturer of fine arts, it made his summer one to remember.     Thompson was a part of the “Girls of Summer,” a film directed by John Hancock. Hancock

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Students commemorate refugee children in a day of service

By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON Staff Writer On March 23 a group of IU South Bend students volunteered their time to welcome and support refugee children at an event called A Day of Service for Refugee Children, hosted by the Student Counseling Center and Office of International Student Services. Eighteen-year-old high school student Catherine Serianni, founder of

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LUNAFEST debuts in the Michiana area

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu For the first time, LUNAFEST, a national women’s film festival, made its way to the Michiana area. People of all ages attended the event. Most the members of the crowd were women, but there were men in the audience as well. The event included nine short films directed by

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Annual Children’s Show boasts accomplished student cast, crew

By: ANTHONY AYALA Staff Writer @bman4ever92 IU South Bend’s Theatre and Dance department is putting on the 55th Annual Children’s Show, “A Peter Rabbit Tale” by Sarah Brandt, and its cast and crew has quite the theatrical pedigree. Nicholas Sikorski, the director for “A Peter Rabbit Tale,” has been involved in theatre for six years.

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Holiday happenings over winter break

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.edu   Classes are quickly coming to a close, and soon finals will be wrapped up as well. What will you do with all of the free time afforded to you between work and family (chosen or otherwise)? South Bend, Mishawaka, Goshen, Elkhart, and the surrounding areas have plenty of

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Poetic play features two female leads

By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON Staff Writer   November 16, 2017 is the opening day for “The Liar,” a 17th century comedic stage play taken on by IU South Bend Theatre and Dance Company, directed by professor of theatre Randy Colborn. Senior social work major and assistant stage manager Janessa Katzer said, “You can look forward to

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Community to celebrate Day of the Dead

By: TYRA BAHNEY Staff Writer @tyrabahney There will be an exhibition and celebration in honor of Día de los Muertos on Nov. 2 at both the Civil Rights Heritage Center and the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at both locations. The Notre Dame Center

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Potawatomi Conservatories look for IUSB student artists

By: KATE LUCE Staff Writer katelucellc@gmail.com The Potawatomi Conservatories are currently accepting student artists at IUSB to have a chance to sell and show their work to the community. “The Conservatories at Potawatomi is a unique piece of the history of South Bend that would not be here without the support of the community. In

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