Arts & Life

Incarcerated artists find hope in creating an art exhibit

A mother stood by her son’s artwork with a beaming smile as a phone camera flashed while other visitors gazed at pieces of art intently. Artwork descriptions and artist profiles read as letters of encouragement, love, admiration, hope and, above all, resilience. The University of Arizona Museum of Art opened its newest exhibit “Hobby Craft" on Jan. 17, which will remain on display until March 29. The art was created and curated by inmates currently incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison Complex, and its themes radiated resilience.  Read more

Q & A: UA Director of Bands is a recognized guest at Carnegie Hall

 Chad Nicholson, the University of Arizona director of bands and conductor of the UA Wind Ensemble, has been chosen as one of the nationally recognized guests at Carnegie Hall. Nicholson, along with the other guests, will provide workshops for multiple ensembles that will perform in Carnegie Hall’s Symphonic Series on June 17.  Read more

Live entertainment around campus

There are several places on and around campus for students to go to for live entertainment in their free time. From plays and musicals performed by University of Arizona students to rock concerts and dance shows, here is a list of places to find your fix of fun. Read more

From behind the scenes to graduation stage

 During his time at the University of Arizona, Cole Rowerdink found a passion for working behind the scenes on fine arts productions. He is graduating from the College of Fine Arts this year with a degree in design and technology and an emphasis in stage management.   Read more