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Wind Symphony director Victor Drescher leads a socially-distanced rehearsal. Drescher came to the university in 2013 and serves as an instructor of clarinet in addition to directing the Wind Symphony.

Wind symphony to livestream Fanfare concert “Inspirations and Influences”

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter October 20, 2020

While a pandemic may be changing the way the arts are being enjoyed, it is not necessarily bringing them to a halt. The Wind Symphony’s performance of “Inspirations and Influences” was originally...

“Then and Now” Fanfare lecture series returns

“Then and Now” Fanfare lecture series returns

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter September 29, 2020

Every October, members of the campus community celebrate Fanfare through a series of performances, galleries, events and lectures.  The History and Political Science Department’s “Then and Now”...

A poster outside of the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts showcases the theatre’s upcoming season of performances. Throughout the month of October, shows held at the Columbia will be a part of Fanfare.

Celebration of the arts kicks off in October

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter September 29, 2020

Every October, the university hosts a celebration of culture and the arts known as Fanfare. In addition to performances and showcases that take place on campus, the Columbia Theatre for the Performing...

Fanfare celebrates the arts through performances like the dance concert

Arts in Fanfare

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...

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.

Fanfare in the gallery

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...

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

Dracula: How the show goes on

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...

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

The value in attending another lecture

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...

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.

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

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...

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

Discussing the Constitution

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...

SLU Traditions

SLU Traditions

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief August 9, 2018

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

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