Arts Blog

  • Experimental Dance Board
    May 3, 2015

    Experimental Dance Board Spring Showcase

    The Experimental Dance Board Spring Showcase is a Carleton organization choreographed and directed by student dancers.  This year's spring performances will be on Friday May 8th and Saturday May 9th in the large Weitz Center for Creativity dance studio (Weitz 165). Doors open at 7:00 pm, and the show begins at 7:30 pm. The showcase is open to the public and no reservations are required. ...

  • King Lear - Stratford Theatre
    May 3, 2015

    Stratford Festival's "King Lear" screened at Carleton

    On Sunday, May 10, the Weitz Center Cinema will be screening King Lear, a Shakespeare classic that has been adapted and digitally filmed by the world-renowned Stratford Festival. The screening will begin at 2:00 PM and runs approximately 2 hours and 53 minutes with a short intermission. ...

  • Polygraph Lounge - photo from
    May 1, 2015

    Polygraph Lounge performs at Carleton

    Polygraph Lounge is an orchestral group dedicated to combining humor and music. Members Mark Stewart, Robert Schwimmer, and Melissa Fathman, combine their years of musical experience and witty senses of humor to entertain audiences all throughout the tri-state area. On both May 8 and May 9, the group will be at Carleton performing and presenting master classes in the Concert Hall. ...

  • OuLiPo
    May 1, 2015

    re: Composition - Of Books and Bots

    On Thursday, May 7th, six guest artist-scholars will visit the Weitz Center for Creativity and share their experiences working with a unique art style: constrained writing. Constrained writing is a literary technique in which the writer is bound by some condition such as writing in only palindromes or lipograms. The French-based group, Oulipo, invites the Carleton community to re: Composition, an event where people can learn about constrained writing and the beauty of math-inspired art. ...