"Internationally acclaimed pianist Paul-André Bempéchat (professor, Liberal Arts) will honor the birthday of Ludwig Van Beethoven with a performance of three of the composer’s most beloved piano sonatas. The concert will take place on Friday evening, Dec. 16 at First Parish on the Common at 7:30 p.m. with an in-person audience. It will also be available via Zoom."
"Shubha Sunder speaks to managing editor Emily Everett about her story “A Very Full Day,” which appears in The Common’s fall issue. In this conversation, Shubha talks about writing stories set in India, and how she built out the insular world of Indian retirees that “A Very Full Day” centers on. She also discusses teaching creative writing to undergrads, her revision process, and her forthcoming collection of stories Boomtown Girl, which won the St. Lawrence Book Award."
Mariana Yanes Cabral transforms rudimentary federal documents and the Pledge of Allegiance to delineate her own experiences as an immigrant artist.
This body of work was presented at Creative Counterpoints 2018: Artists Translate Difference organized by Professor Marika Preziuso.
MassArt faculty Jane Marsching is the 2020 artist-in-residence at Fruitlands Museum, and is creating outdoors her interpretation of the newest exhibit indoors.
In the ongoing discussion on how to improve the MBTA, visiting lecturer Max Grinnell, Liberal Arts, suggests boosting PR with art from local artists and students.
Liberal Arts Professor Cheryl Clark Vermeulen, along with four other artists, have organized "Writers For Justice," a poetry reading and fundraiser. The Boston Globe talked to her about this event, scheduled to take place on September 4 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Photography by Nahal Mottaghian.