Several Wartburg College music ensembles will offer their traditional spring music concerts this weekend, and all will be shared virtually as the choirs continue to do their part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
As the year winds down, the senior art exhibit is coming quickly.
Every now and then, I see a film that keeps me on my feet, and I can’t say that I’ve seen one that does this quite like “Paper Lives,” a new Turkish drama out on Netflix.
The riot grrrl scene was not fundamental to independent film, but it encouraged women to make films in a “coming of rage” sort of way, as it surged punk-power feminism into the spotlight. On March 3, Amy Poehler’s “Moxie” was released on Netflix, a mainstream movie that shone a light on the previously forgotten riot grrrl scene.
It’s a sad reality that the art of film is so void of female filmmakers. According to USAToday, only 13% of all directors are female, which is a four percent increase since 1998, and only five percent of all cinematographers are female, which is an increase of one percent since 1998.
Filmmaker J Blakeson took a stab at a crime thriller recently, and that’s pretty much all that went down.
Je Skido is a rapper and third-year student at Wartburg College. He has been making music since he was in high school, and will continue to do so beyond college.
Bryson Runge is a fourth-year student at Wartburg College, but as a musical artist he is known as Bryson the Illest.
The work of several Wartburg College art faculty past and present is now on display in the college’s Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery.
Wartburg College Professor Craig Hancock will host a viewing of his hand-made taiko drums and talk about the process of researching and creating them on Thursday, March 11, from noon to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Bachman Fine Arts Center.