Arts Blog

  • Carleton Players rehearse the Merchant of Venice before performing on February 16, 2017.
    Photo: Alejandro Gallardo '19
    February 28, 2017

    Classes support Merchant of Venice production

    Since January, Carleton’s The Merchant of Venice: A Project Course class has been exploring the world of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. The class supplements the Carleton Players production of The Merchant of Venice and is led by the play’s director, English Professor Pierre Hecker. Each student contributes to the design and completion of several projects related to the play.

  • Beijing Bamboo Orchestra
    January 31, 2017

    Guest Artist Lecture from China's first Bamboo Orchestra this Wednesday

    This Wednesday, Feb. 1st, from 4:30 to 5:30pm, first class Chinese musicians from the Beijing Bamboo Orchestra will give a guest artist lecture in the Concert Hall.

  • Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter David Henry Hwang
    January 26, 2017

    David Henry Hwang: Authenticity and its Discontents

    This Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at Weitz Cinema, David Henry Hwang, a Tony Award-winning playwright, musical librettist, and TV writer, will share his life-long and elusive search for cultural and artistic authenticity.
  • January 20, 2017

    SPCO and Jonathan Biss present: Ludwig van Beethoven in dialogue with Sally Beamish

    This Friday Jan 20th 8:00pm to 9:30pm., celebrated pianist Jonathan Biss joins The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra at the Chapel for the second installment in the Beethoven/5 project, a major commissioning project pairing five newly composed piano concertos alongside the Beethoven concertos that inspired them.