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Arts in Fanfare

Fanfare celebrates the arts through performances like the dance concert

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

October 30, 2018

Through theatrical productions like “Dracula,” lectures like “Your Best 10 Minutes,” art exhibitions like “Real to Not Real,” concerts and much more, Fanfare devotes the month of October to the celebration of arts, humanities and social sciences. Director of Fanfare Roy Blackwood, executive...

Fanfare in the gallery

Leia O’Connell, a senior kinesiology major, and Katherine Davis, a senior sociology major, check out the abstract artwork for the Contemporary Art Gallery’s opening reception of the “Real to Not Real” exhibition.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018

Fanfare celebrations will find a place in the Contemporary Art Gallery with an exhibition of abstract painting and a fashion show. The “Real to Not Real” exhibition showcases abstract representational painting. It will be up until Nov. 9.  According to Instructor of Painting Thomas Walton, a...

Dracula: How the show goes on

Producing “Dracula” met some obstacles, but work from the entire team including actors, costume designers and set designers led to the play’s performance.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

Over 50 students and staff members collaborated to produce “Dracula” in the Vonnie Borden Theatre for Fanfare. The play was performed from Sept. 25-28 and was adapted for the stage and directed by James Winter, associate professor of acting and directing. Winter had his own spin on the English...

The value in attending another lecture

The “Then and Now” lecture series began with the Constitution Day lecture by Professor Ronald Traylor on Sept. 17.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 27, 2018

Although the idea of attending another lecture may sound agonizing to students, some talks on campus may be surprisingly rewarding. Though the Department of History and Political Science participated in Fanfare intermittently since the beginning, it began an annual “Then and Now” lecture series...

Joy, love, hope and faith in DPP’s concert

Students in the Dance Performance Project practice for their upcoming show “One Road: A Journey of Joy, Love, Hope, ad Faith.” Director of Dance Keith “Skip” Costa heads the dance group.

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2018

For the upcoming Dance Performance Project concert, Keith “Skip” Costa, director of dance, is bringing to the Vonnie Borden Theatre a melding of the arts. The show, titled “One Road: A Journey of Joy, Love, Hope, and Faith,” is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Fanfare. The...

Discussing the Constitution

The “Then and Now” lecture series began with the Constitution Day lecture by Professor Ronald Traylor on Sept. 17.

Nathaniel Callaway, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018

Professor Ronald Traylor gave a lecture on the U.S. Constitution for Fanfare in Pottle Auditorium. In it, he discussed the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the origins of some of the branches of modern government and the dangers of incorrectly assuming one is overly familiar with the contents of...

SLU Traditions

SLU Traditions

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

University traditions include Friendship Oak and events like "Gumbo Ya Ya."