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Kent City Council sees face-off in Tuesday’s election

Brittany Rees November 1, 2015

While the rest of the candidates for Tuesday’s Kent City Council election are running unopposed, Ward 1’s incumbent councilman Garret Ferrara is facing off against local designer Kenneth McGregor.According...

A dancer performs the choreography of Kent State’s Dance Division Director Andrea Shearer’s “To Morrow” at the dress rehearsal for Dance in Flow on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. 

‘Dance ’14: In Flow’ celebrates artistic versatility, diversity

Brittany Rees November 22, 2014

The School of Theatre and Dance celebrated artistic versatility and diversity with its faculty dance concert, “Dance ‘14: In Flow,” as dozens of dancers performed in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. ...

‘Dance ’14: In Flow’ to feature students, faculty, guest artist collaborations

Brittany Rees November 18, 2014

The School of Dance and Theatre showcases orginality with its upcoming faculty dance concert “Dance ‘14: In Flow.”The event, running from Nov. 21 to 23 in the E. Turner Stump Theatre, will feature...

Visiting artist tells students how to sculpt the modern age

Brittany Rees November 15, 2014

Do you need a certain material for something to be art? This was a question that Dutch artist Rachel de Joode challenged her audience with Friday afternoon during the School of Art visiting artist lecture...

Kent State opera will be ‘Singing in Circles’

Brittany Rees November 6, 2014

The Kent State University Opera will host its fall recital “Singing in Circles!” Saturday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 9 in the Wright-Curtis Theatre in the Center for the Performing Arts.         The...

Orange Is the New Black cast member and transgender advocate Laverne Cox, speaks in Kent Student Center Ballroom for her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on November 5, 2014.

Cox recounts identity and gender transition

Brittany Rees November 6, 2014

Through the telling of her personal experiences with shame, suicide and hate speech, actor and advocate Laverne Cox told students the night of Wednesday, Nov. 5 that in order to become truly just and nondiscriminatory,...

Drag queen Danyel Vasquez opens the show by lip-synching during Sex Weeks Drag Show in the Cartwright Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

Drag queens take over Kent for Sex Week

Brittany Rees October 30, 2014

Covered in feathers and glitter, the drag queens of Sex Week cartwheeled, shimmied and spoke candidly about their experiences on stage Thursday night during Kent Interhall Council’s Drag Show.The show,...

Orchestra invites faculty to perform in ‘Storms and Romance’ concert

Brittany Rees October 30, 2014

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will showcase two faculty member soloists in its “Storms and Romance” concert Sunday, Nov. 2.The orchestra concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the Cartwright Hall Auditorium...

Chance the Rapper electrifies M.A.C. Center concert

Brittany Rees October 23, 2014

Chants of “Chance, Chance, Chance” filled the M.A.C. Center as Chance the Rapper performed for a nearly sold out crowd Thursday night.The Chicago emcee brought his euphoric, retro hip-hop beats...

The cast of Hot Mikado rehearses Wednesday for opening night Oct. 24, 2014.

The School of Theatre and Dance jazzes up opera with ‘Hot Mikado’

Brittany Rees October 22, 2014

Lights dimmed in the E. Turner Stump Theatre, narrowing to a single spotlight left-stage. While a halo of blonde curls framed her face and light reflected off her silver dance shoes, Lindsay Simon began...

Art Club to offer scares and prizes at Halloween-themed show

Brittany Rees October 22, 2014

Kent State’s Art Club will kick off its Halloween festivities with a “Fear Show” exhibit in downtown Kent on Saturday, Oct. 25.The exhibit will feature art submitted by the public and will be shown...

Visual artist John Raimondi discusses his work as part of the College of the Arts Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series in Kent States art gallery Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Evolution of a large-scale sculptor examined

Brittany Rees October 10, 2014

With sculptures taller than buildings, artist John Raimondi told students and administrators Thursday night how he was inspired to graze clouds with his art.“Art has the ability to transform someone’s...

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