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Adria Dawn said she and Tarleton always wanted to turn Dorkumentary into a live stage production. 

Web series jumps from screen to stage

November 13, 2017

A mix of Columbia alumni, professors and students are featured in the live comedy variety show “Dorkumentary Live!,” based on the web series of the same name. David Tarleton, associate professor in the Cinema and Television Arts Department, produced and directed the show with...

Poetry workshop participants walked around the gallery and wrote down words that jumped out to them from the artwork and descriptions around the gallery.

Workshop discusses art, poetry, accessibility

November 6, 2017

How do poetry and illustration cooperate with one another?On the evening of Nov. 2, a group of about 10 poets gathered to discuss and experiment with the use of illustration in verse.Hosted by Intuit: T...

The French Pastry School worked with the Mayor’s office to create the Mayor’s Cup pastry competition, in which Chicago high schoolers will compete for a full-ride scholarship to the school.

Cupcake competition challenges Chicago youth

March 13, 2017

Cupcakes could help create the next batch of young employees in Chicago thanks to a Food Network-like competition featuring a full-ride scholarship prize.Until March 31, high school students from any of th...

Fire burns out, looks to next year

By Brandon Smith

November 5, 2012

The Houston Dynamo club soccer team extinguished the Chicago Fire’s promising playoff season Oct. 31 with a 2-1 victory at Toyota Park.According to Chicago Fire Head Coach Frank Klopas, the team’s loss was somewhat of a surprise. The match was the Fire’s first post-season appearance since 2009, when the team endured an equally frustrating loss to Utah’s Real Salt Lake.“A big thanks goes out to my staff and the players,” ...

Aram Saroyan visits, ‘Four Monologues’ bring unity

By Lisa Schulz

January 30, 2012

Despite the gloom of Russian poets’ thoughts during the Stalinist era, visiting artist Aram Saroyan could be seen smiling amid the audience as Columbia theater students rehearsed for his play’s first theatrical performance.On Jan. 25, Columbia students performed “Four Monologues,” a play based on the lives of four Russian poets, at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St. Saroyan, a poet, novelist, playwright and bi...

Unheard voices of Ireland

By Amanda Murphy

October 31, 2011

Ireland has long been a country with a robust literary history. With a population smaller than that of Chicagoland area, it has been home to such monumental figures in literature as James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and W.B. Yeats. But rarely have the written voices of women of the diminutive, ancient country been heard.That is why Imagine Ireland, an organization that has focused the last year on bringing Irish art to American audien...

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