Skating at The National Gallery of Art

By Rachel Stevens Skating in the sculpture garden at the National Gallery of Art allows for a skating experience that is surrounded by national monuments and museums, as well as large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists such as: Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, Tony Smith, and others from the Gallery’s renowned collection. Each Read More …

Debussy Piano Recital

By Miriam Trujillo The Thursday before Thanksgiving break, Catholic University’s Piano Area, Art Department, and Music History Area came together to put on a celebration of Debussy’s piano music in Ward Hall.   The concert featured twenty-four Debussy Preludes played by various piano students and faculty.  Each piece was accompanied by artwork that drew inspiration Read More …

Stan Lee: A Life Remembered

By Katarina Ivancik Excelsior! On November 12, 2018 Stan Lee passed away at age 95, leaving behind 57 years of an incredible legacy. In 1961 Lee, along with co-creator and artist Jack Kirby, created the Fantastic Four which marked the beginning of the Marvel Universe.   Born in 1922, Lee grew up poor living in Read More …

Ariana Grande’s New Single Sparks Conversation on Personal Growth from Relationships

By Emily Prendergast Fans are raving about Ariana Grande’s new single named “thank u, next.” This song was preceded by numerous tweets by the artist including the words, “thank u, next” calling out her ex-fiance, Pete Davidson. Fans speculated that this would be the title of her new album, not expecting her to drop the Read More …

Legally Blonde the Musical: Interviews With the Cast

Interviews By Amanda McShane The Rome School of Music, Drama and Art is putting on the production, Legally Blonde the Musical this weekend. I had the opportunity to interview the Catholic University students who play the main characters in the show. Anna Phillips-Brown, Ashton Schaffer and Becca Malachowski explained the rewards and challenges they each Read More …