Virtuosic Violin with Alessandra Cuffaro

By B. Sterling Young This past Saturday evening, the internationally renowned violinist and Catholic University violin professor, Alessandra Cuffaro, gave a captivating performance alongside her husband, pianist and conductor Simeone Tartaglione at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. The concert program included works by Vivaldi, Kreisler, Sarasate, Mannino, and Paganini, resulting in two hours’ worth of music Read More …

Capital Fringe

By Thomas Holmes, Noelia Veras, and Theresa Whitfield On Saturday afternoon, Capital Fringe Arts Space, located in the Trinidad neighborhood, invited visual artists from across the DMV area to discuss the renovations being made to the venue. They also wanted to hear what the general public wants to see in the new plans for the Read More …

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 …