Arts Blog

  • 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. ...

  • Three Sisters advertisement by Concord Players
    April 28, 2015

    "Three Sisters" performed by Carleton's theater department

    The theater department at Carleton will be debuting its spring show, "Three Sisters", a famous work of art written by Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, who is considered do be one of the most influential and beloved writers in Russian history. The play will be performed multiple times during fifth and sixth weekend. Follow this article for more details. ...

  • "Loops" by OpenEndGroup
    April 21, 2015

    The Art of Digital Code

    Over the last two decades, digital art has become an increasingly popular profession. On Thursday, April 23, Carleton will welcome OpenEndedGroup, an art collaborative that has been producing a variety of digital works for the past ten years. At 8:00 P.M. in the Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 236, the members of OpenEndedGroup will give a lecture on their art practice and describe what it takes to be an artist in the digital world. ...