The Columbia Chronicle

Institute director resigns to start arts organization

By Campus Editor

January 27, 2014

Jane Saks, executive director of the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media, has resigned after nine years.Saks said she felt it was time to leave and develop an entity that is focused on arts, culture and social change.Saks said she will miss the relationships she formed with her colleagues at Columbia.“I was happy [about] my years of experience and wonderful work at the...

French thriller revived in theater

By Drew Hunt

January 17, 2012

As it’s known to do, the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., will play host to another classic film making the rounds on the revival circuit. This time, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s  1953 suspense masterpiece “The Wages of Fear” will screen in a new 35mm print, providing an optimal viewing experience.Set in a Central American village in the vice grip of an immoral U.S. oil company, four men—Mario (Yves Montand...

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