Arts & Entertainment

Is This What You Call Living? The Threepenny Opera has a Message for Society

By Miriam Trujillo Over this past weekend, drama and music theatre students put on their spring musical, The Threepenny Opera, composed by Kurt Weil, written by Bertolt Brecht, and directed by Pauline Grossman and Patrick Gardner. The cast members played four sold-out shows to audiences in the Callan Theater: a small and dark auditorium located Read More …

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Inside the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art: Interviews with Artists

By Miriam Trujillo Theatre Guide awarded Catholic University’s Rome School the “Best College Performing Arts Program.” This award is a reader’s choice award, intending to showcase artistic talent among colleges, young artists, chorus’, actors, dance companies, and theatre companies. To win the Best College Division, Catholic University beat out schools such as Stevenson University and Read More …

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Comedy Night at the Torpedo Factory

By Neil Kavanaugh A charity event was held last Saturday by the Armed Services Arts Partnership at the Torpedo Factory Art Center to raise money for the veterans. The show involved a series of up-and-coming comedians doing five to seven minute bits about their lives in the military. The comedians that performed all had varying Read More …

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The Oscars 2019

By Noelia Veras The 2019 Oscars celebrated yet another year of outstanding films and a diverse range of nominees. From actors and actresses to directors and costume design, the awards ceremony commemorated all of the hard working individuals behind the movies of 2018. Because there was no host for the Academy Awards this year, the Read More …

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CUA Project Arts

By Noelia Veras CUA Project Arts, a new club on campus, had its first listening party and meeting on Tuesday, February 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The album being commemorated in this meeting was The Stranger, Billy Joel’s breakthrough project. The overall turnout was small, which is to be expected for a new Read More …

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Tom Rooney Exhibition

By Amanda McShane Salve Regina Gallery and the Mullen Library held an invitational exhibition in honor of Tom Rooney (1924 – 2018), a sculptor and former educator at Catholic University. Also, he was one of the Founding Members of the Washington Sculptors Group (WSG) that was developed in 1984. It is a non-profit organization dedicated Read More …

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Catholic University Showcases M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate’s Production Tilting

By Thomas Curry A Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) playwriting candidate wrote an original play recently showcased in Callan Theatre stage  — Tilting, a play inspired by 17th-century adventure novel Don Quixote. Third-year M.F.A. playwriting student Rachel Rios’ original work Tilting tells a story of Alexa, an eccentric heiress to a wind farm, on a Read More …

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Our Man Harry & Where the City Sings

By Noelia Veras For the Students by the Students, a show titled using the CenterStage motto, was a program which allowed students the autonomy of creating a show by themselves. CenterStage is an on-campus organization that allows students, regardless of major, to participate in various shows throughout the year. The students involved did everything from Read More …

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Catholic University’s Chamber Orchestra Shows of The Joy of Orchestra Music

By Miriam Trujillo Catholic University’s chamber orchestra performed its first concert of the semester on Sunday, giving a strong testimony to the appeal of live orchestra music. The concert was comprised of three pieces, Schubert’s “Overture in Italian Style” led by guest conductor, Filippio Boschini, the Second of Bach’s famous Brandenburg Concertos, and Mozart’s “Symphony Read More …

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Campus Ministry Hosts Its Own Spin on Hit ‘70s TV Show

By Catherine O’Grady On Monday night Campus Ministry hosted its annual Dating Game, with special appearances from Catholic University’s PEERS— Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students, an organization devoted to addressing the sensitive issues that college students face today. The Dating Game was held in the Pryzbyla Center and was marketed towards freshmen students looking to Read More …

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