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  • Purim and Holi Celebration
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    April 18, 2012

    Photo Feature: Purima And Holi Celebration

    The Jewish holiday, Purim, and the Hindu festival of colors, Holi, were celebrated in the Great Hall in a joint event filled with music, skits, dancing, and good food.

  • Hula Performance
    Photo: Abigail Han
    April 7, 2012

    Photo Feature: Halau Kiawekupono O Ka Ua at Carleton

    The male dance troupe Halau Kiawekupono O Ka Ua presented an evening of authentic traditional Hula dance and music in the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity Auditorium on Saturday, April 7. Our student photographers were on hand to capture this unique and exciting event. 

  • Photo Feature: Perlman Teaching Museum Family Day
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    March 31, 2012

    Photo Feature: Family Day at the Weitz Center

    As part of Carleton's spring term exhibit, “Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art,” the College sponsored a reception and community open house that includes a presentation by the exhibit curator along with a special “Family Day at the Weitz Center,” featuring hands-on art projects, including a museum treasure hunt, and tours specifically designed for elementary age children. “Our Treasures,” is on display in the Braucher Gallery of the Perlman Teaching Museum until May 8, 2012.

  • March 9, 2012

    Video Feature: We Speak

    A collection of student acts called “We Speak,” celebrates Black History Month and is sponsored by the Black Students Alliance (BSA). Carleton media relations videographer Dan McAlister '13 interviews Beserat Kelati '12 (Houston, Texas) and Robert Mills '12 (Chicago), BSA board members, about the student organization and the purpose of "We Speak" as an event.

  • Lunar New Year celebration
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    February 20, 2012

    Photo Feature: Winter Term Student Life

    While it's been a mild winter in Minnesota during Winter Term 2012, these past few weeks of the term have been bustling with a wide variety of student activities, ranging from the play "Farragut North" to an indoor carnival to the traditional Midwinter Ball. Our media relations student photographers have captured many of these events, and we share those images here.

  • Farragut North
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    February 17, 2012

    Video: Farragut North Opens at Weitz Center for Creativity

    “Farragut North,” loosely based on Howard Dean’s 2004 Democratic primary campaign, opened this past weekend at the Weitz Center for Creativity. Directed by associate professor of theater David Wiles, the play is billed as “a classic tale of hubris set against a contemporary landscape—about the lust for power and the costs one will endure to achieve it.” Presented by the Carleton Players, a video trailer of the production is available. Tickets for the performance, which continues February 24-25, are available online.

  • The Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater Company
    February 10, 2012

    Video Feature: Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater Performance

    The Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater (SPDT) performed at Carleton on Friday, Jan. 6, kicking off the winter term programming in the Weitz Center for Creativity. Dan McAlister '13 interviewed Stuart Pimsler, who also talked about the collaborative class he taught at Carleton during the winter term, which brought politics and dance together in a unique but interesting cross-disciplinary way, and showed footage of the company's performance in the Weitz Center Theater. The performance was supported by funding from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Legacy Amendment.

  • February 6, 2012

    Video Feature: 24 Hour Show

    Dan McAlister '13 checks in with the Carleton Student Experimental Theater Board and their 24-Hour Show project. The team of students writes, casts, rehearses and performs a series of plays in a 24-hour time period, making for some interesting, creative work and a sleep-deprived group of Carls.

  • Ebony II
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    February 6, 2012

    Photo Feature: Ebony II

    Student photographer Maria Kjellstrand '15 covered Ebony II, giving us an inside view of the ever-popular Carleton event. Ebony II is a student-run dance company open to beginners, experienced dancers, and everyone in between. All dance styles are welcome, and each term the company performs student choreography in a performance open to the entire campus (and attended by most of campus, too).

  • Perlman Teaching Museum
    January 20, 2012

    Video Feature: Tour of Perlman Teaching Museum, Sneak Preview of Winter Term Exhibits

    Laurel Bradley, director and curator in the Perlman Teaching Museum and senior lecturer in art and art History, gives us a tour of the Weitz Center for Creativity's museum space. She talks about exactly what it means for Carleton to have such a facility and gives us a sneak preview of the two winter term exhibits. “A Complex Weave: Women and Identity in Contemporary Art” is on display in the museum’s Braucher Gallery through March 11, while the Kaemmer Family Gallery hosts “Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption" at the same time.

  • Dance Performance
    Photo: Niko Duffy '13
    January 12, 2012

    Photo Feature: Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater Performance

    This past Friday, Carleton presented the Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater performance as 2012's first event in the Weitz Center for Creativity. Student photographer Niko Duffy '13 was there to capture some images in the Weitz Center Theater of the contemporary performance. 

  • Alison Lisi '12
    November 20, 2011

    Women's Rugby Club Caps Undefeated Season with First National Title

    The Carleton College women’s rugby team captured its first national title, pulling away from Lock Haven University (Pa.) 59-7 in the title game of the National Small College Rugby Organization's (NSCRO) Division 3 Women's Collegiate Championships to cap an undefeated season. Women’s rugby is the fourth different Carleton club sport to claim a national title. Arden Caffrey ’13 (Waynesville, N.C.) was named the tournament's most valuable player