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  • Machinal
    Photo: Nina Shapiro '14
    February 25, 2014

    Photo Feature: Winter Theater Performances

    This weekend marked the beginning of a series of end-of-term theater events. The Carleton Players presented their winter production, "Machinal," a play written by American playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell, inspired by a real life case. Stay tuned for more upcoming showings this week (tickets can be reserved at Photos by Nina Shapiro '14.

    On Saturday, The Carleton Director of the Arts and the Humanities Center in collaboration with the MINNESOTA HUMANITIES CENTER presented The Telling Project, a powerful performance about veterans' experiences. Photos by Maria Kjellstrand '15.

  • Student Band Showcase
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    February 5, 2014

    Photo Feature: Student Band Showcase at The Cave

    This weekend, The Cave featured performances by a number of student bands. Carls came out to dance and cheer on their peers as they jammed onstage. Student photographer, Shamir Kansakar '14 was on hand to capture the event. 

  • Tassava at the first check-point, 37 miles in.
    February 4, 2014

    Tassava's Passion for Cycling Put to the Test in Infamous Arrowhead 135

    When he's not assisting faculty members to secure funding for their academic research activities, associate director of corporate and foundation relations Christopher Tassava pursues his passion for bicycling all year long. It's his almost-obsessive dedication to the sport that inspired Tassava to recently attempt the infamous Arrowhead 135, a grueling 135-mile race from International Falls, Minn. (one of the coldest spots in the United States) to Tower, Minn.

  • Ebony II
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    February 3, 2014

    Photo Feature: Ebony II Winter 2014

    This weekend, student dancers leaped, twirled, and grooved to student-choreographed pieces in the Ebony II performance that happens each term. Check out photos by student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand here.

  • "Lifeloggers" Exhibit
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    February 2, 2014

    Photo Feature: Perlman Teaching Museum Presents "Lifeloggers"

    This term, the Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity presents "Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday." The exhibit features the works of twelve artists: Stephen Cartwright, Leona Christie, Jennifer Dalton, Elise Engler, Richard Garrison, Katie Lewis, Nathalie Miebach, Madelyn Roehrig, Clive Smith, Suzanne Szucs, Renato Umali, and Jorinde Voigt. Student photographer, Shamir Kansakar gives a sneak preview of the exhibit. Stop by the Perlman Teaching Museum and check it out! Exhibit runs January 17-March 12, 2014. 

  • Salman Rushdie
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    December 31, 2013

    Top Stories of 2013

    With 2013 coming to close, we recap the top stories, chosen by your visits to our website, of the past 12 months. From renowned professors' passing away to a new collaboration with St. Olaf to a high-profile author giving a lecture on censorship, we take a look at what you viewed over the past year.

  • Fall Orchestra Concert
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    November 26, 2013

    Photo Feature: Fall Orchestra Concert

    This fall, the Carleton Orchestra, directed by Hector Valdivia, performed a number of pieces: Wagner’s Rienzi Overture, Schulhoff’s Suite, Op. 37, Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony, and Strauss’ Dance of the Seven Veils. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand, captured the event.


  • Semaphore Fall Performance
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 12, 2013

    Photo Feature: Semaphore Fall Performance

    This weekend, Semaphore, Carleton's Repertory Dance Company, presented their annual concert. Semaphore provides advanced dance students with the opportunity to hone their skills, develop as performers, and participate in professional-level dances. This concert featured student-choreographed work along with other pieces. Student photographer, Nina Shapiro, was on hand to capture the event.

  • Day of the Dead Celebration
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    November 2, 2013

    Photo Feature: Halloween Weekend Happenings

    Halloween was on Thursday, but the festivities continued throughout the weekend all over campus. Administrative offices competed for the best decorations, student clubs sponsored pumpkin carving, apple donut-making, and other Halloween-related treats at Sayles Hill, the Rec Center opened its doors to families and offered a variety of fun Halloween activities, the Carleton Players opened their rendition of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Ruth Weiner, on Halloween night, and Día de los Muertos was celebrated in the Great hall. Photographers, Shamir Kansakar and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the events.



  • TEDx
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    October 27, 2013

    Photo Feature: Tedx at Carleton

    TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is all about "ideas worth sharing," and the event at Carleton was an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to share their great ideas with the world. The theme for this year's conference was "The U in Us" and sought to foster conversation about the individual stories, ideas, and talents that make up the Carleton and local community.

  • Jeffrey Zeigler Cello Performance
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar
    October 15, 2013

    Photo Feature: Speakers and Performances

    The first half of fall term has not yet come to a close and Carleton has already seen a number of visiting speakers, dancers, musicians, and performers that share their knowledge and skills for the student body and campus community as a whole. Far from exhaustive, these photos give a taste of the diverse range of guests the college sees every week. Stay tuned for upcoming events in the coming weeks of fall term.


  • A placard image for media work 2013 International Festival
    June 4, 2013

    Video Feature: International Festival

    Carleton student videographer Andy Rodgers '16 captured some footage during the College's annual International Festival at the Weitz Center for Creativitiy.