Sunday, October 21, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

Collecting Dust

Within the walls of the Hilton C. Buley Library lies a vast, 1,500-piece art collection— a collection that has existed since the 1970s, established by Olaf Zeidenberg, a former Southern art professor. As the priceless collection grew, interest in establishing a functioning gallery, complete with a director, did not. Thus the collection, including works from former faculty members,...

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Faces of FACE

Faces of FACE

FACE Model (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) FACE Models, short for “fashionable artistic creative elegance,” is an organization offering the opportunity for fashion oriented students to model in shows, photo shoots, promotions and more. President Monique Harriott, an IDS major, says FACE welcome all shapes, shades and sizes. If students wish to pursue modeling outside of...

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Music Speaks

Music Speaks

Bill Dorfer has a tattoo of his band’s symbol on his left arm. The circles, created by a Belgian graphic artist, represent each individual band member in Soul Conversion and how in tune they are to each other. Bill Dorfer of Soul Conversion (Meghan Olson/Crescent Magazine) Dorfer’s band, along with other off-campus bands made...

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New Lessons

New Lessons

Randy Most plays a silver trumpet with a mute at the end of his horn. He’s adding colorful hits over the melody to the jazz standard “Autumn Leaves.” The piece sounds crisp and polished as the Jazz Standards ensemble runs through the tune. Fall 2017 was Most’s first semester back at school since he started working decades ago....

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Through the Lens

Inked Up

In big black bold letters, “Constance” is etched onto the upper back of senior psychology major, Tyler Mills. The gothic lettering has a deeper meaning to him. On the outside Mills looks edgy but with this hidden tattoo, he shows his softer side with the story behind it. “Constance”, Mills’ late grandmother, lost her eyesight, but before she...

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Through the Lens

Through the Lens

Jean-Jacques with son Ayende Kerr in Martinique. (Jefferine Jean-Jacques) Traveling may be challenging, but try traveling the world while supporting three boys, ages 15, 14 and 9, getting a higher education and building a photography portfolio. Jefferine Jean-Jacques, did exactly that. Jean-Jacques, senior, is a Bridgeport resident who is graduating with an Interdisciplinary Studies...

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