THIS WEEK IN CAAD

We hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Please join us this week for some exciting CAAD-sponsored events!   Monday, November 28-Monday, December 5: You’re the Expert Nominations You’re the Expert is a live show, podcast, and public radio program on 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR station.The radio show uses comedy to make academic research more accessible Read more about THIS WEEK IN CAAD[…]

VassArt: A New Way to Express Art on Campus

Field Work Post by Adam Senack Since beginning my work at CAAD this semester, I have developed a deeper appreciation for the arts. Being able to view so many different exhibits that utilize various mediums is exciting and inspirational. After seeing so many great exhibits, I decided I wanted to create a project of my Read more about VassArt: A New Way to Express Art on Campus[…]

Opera by Former Artist-in-Residence Heather Raffo in New York City

  Fallujah, “The First Opera Written About the Iraq War Experience,” will debut in New York City this week, November 17-19 at 7:30pm and November 20 at 4:00pm. The librettist, Heather Raffo, was the Artist-in-Residence at Vassar College for the 2010-2011 school year. This program, which preceded what is today known as CAAD, was also Read more about Opera by Former Artist-in-Residence Heather Raffo in New York City[…]

THIS WEEK IN CAAD

As the semester is quickly nearing the end and school is ramping up, things at CAAD have quieted down a bit. This week, however, CAAD is sponsoring a workshop with Professor of Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation, Ed Sarath. Read below for more information and to register for the workshop! Thursday, November 17th, 5pm, Thekla Hall Read more about THIS WEEK IN CAAD[…]

The Miscellany News reports on Collaboratory Project: For Freedoms

In this week’s edition of the Miscellany News, student editor, Emily Sayer ’18 published an article on an on-going project in the Collaboratory. The article can be found here on the Misc’s website, or transcribed below with additional photos. To see your own project in the Collaboratory, apply here!    Named for Norman Rockwell’s depictions Read more about The Miscellany News reports on Collaboratory Project: For Freedoms[…]

Mark Dion Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal’s “Portrait of the Artist”

The Poughkeepsie Journal published an interview with artist Mark Dion as part of their regular feature, “Portrait of the Artist.” The article provides an interesting and unique inside perspective to Dion’s personal history as an artist, the inspiration behind his own work, and his ideas about art and artists in general. His thoughts on the artistic process Read more about Mark Dion Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal’s “Portrait of the Artist”[…]

Kairos Italy Theater and Sessarego featured in Miscellany News

Didn’t get a chance to attend yesterday’s performance of La mandragola (The Mandrake) or the gelato tasting with Chef Mauro Sessarego? You can still get the inside scoop (no pun intended) from The Miscellany News! Special thanks to Elena Schultz for covering the performance and Sarah Sandler for highlighting Italian Heritage month in conjunction with the Italian gelato Read more about Kairos Italy Theater and Sessarego featured in Miscellany News[…]

Kairos Italy Theater to Perform “La mandragola” (“The Mandrake”) This Thursday!

Please join us this Thursday, November 3rd at 7pm in the Aula in viewing Kairos Italy Theater’s Production of La mandragola (The Mandrake). Read below for more information! Kairos Italy Theater (KIT) has won international accolades for its productions and its mission to further knowledge of Italian culture in the U.S. Vassar College’s Creative Arts Read more about Kairos Italy Theater to Perform “La mandragola” (“The Mandrake”) This Thursday![…]