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Arts & Letters

Creative ideas and endeavors

Hometown Texas
2 years ago

Hometown Texas

For three decades, Peter Brown has taught photography classes in Rice’s continuing education program, inspiring hundreds of students along the way. For the past quarter century, he has been …
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Performing Proust
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
3 years 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
3 years 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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Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books
3 years ago

Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Itohan Osayimwese ’01 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

As the birthplace of Bauhaus — and of many of the pioneers of …
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