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Arts & Letters

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On The Bookshelf
2 months ago

On The Bookshelf

Term Life: A Novel of Love, Death, and Computer Security William H. Boyd ’76 (Black Rose Writing, 2017)

It all started when Gus Bishop, a computer security professional …
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Q&A: Daniel Whiteson ’97 and Jorge Cham
2 months ago

Q&A: Daniel Whiteson ’97 and Jorge Cham

Upon feeling dissatisfied with science writing’s coverage of the Higgs boson discovery, Daniel Whiteson ’97, a professor of experimental particle physics at the University of California, Irvine, decided to …
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Performing Proust
2 months ago

Performing Proust

The Moody Center for the Arts served as the incubator for a course that paired students and faculty with one of Houston’s innovators in musical performance, Da Camera. Making …
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Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell
5 months ago

Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell

With a baton in his right hand, Andy Einhorn ’04 conducts a 23-piece orchestra from a podium underneath the Shubert Theatre stage, as a sold-out Broadway audience revels in …
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On the Bookshelf: Fall 2017
5 months ago

On the Bookshelf: Fall 2017

The Old and the Lost: Collected Stories

Glenn Blake ’79 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)

In “The Old and the Lost,” the title of one of the stories …
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Crafting Suspense
5 months ago

Crafting Suspense

Over the last 23 years and 19 books, Jeff Abbott ’85 has mastered the art of writing a thriller. He’s kept readers captivated as they follow his popular series’ …
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Prime-Time Star
5 months ago

Prime-Time Star

 

A light rain shower only added to the glistening evening when “Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star” opened at the Moody Center for the Arts, Sept. 28. …
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Word Power
5 months ago

Word Power

Adriana Ramírez ’05 stood in the front of a small reading room in the basement of City of Asylum, a literacy center in Pittsburgh. She put a binder on …
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Artful Opening
11 months ago

Artful Opening

ON FEB. 24, RICE celebrated the opening of the Moody Center for the Arts, a 50,000-square-foot space designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration through the arts. “The Moody is an …
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Bringing Grammy Home
11 months ago

Bringing Grammy Home

AS A MEMBER OF CELLIST YO-YO MA’S SILK ROAD Ensemble, Shawn Conley ’05 took home a 2017 Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album.” The album, “Sing Me Home” …
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