arts

PHOCUS’ mag FIX an outlet for experimental

By MARGARET YAP – 9 years ago

Of the many artistic groups at Vassar, PHOCUS is the only only student-run photography organization. PHOCUS has 130 members in its General Body and holds photography skills information sessions, lectures,…

Yvonne Elet transitions between Computer Science, Art

By JOHN PLOTZ – 9 years ago

As it turns out, Computer Science and Art History do have something in common: Professor Yvonne Elet has done them both. Before getting her PhD in Renaissance Art History, Professor…

News Briefs

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 9 years ago

Poughkeepsie contemplates new arts district An arts district may come out of the upcoming zoning renovation of the city of Poughkeepsie. Home to The Chance Theater, the Barrett Art Center,…

Herwitz a thespian at early age

By MARIA ROSE – 9 years ago

It was really Frida Kahlo who inspired it all, said Zach Herwitz ’13.In his high school sophomore Spanish class, Herwitz’s teacher offered him extra credit for filling in for a…

Music class introduces new frontiers of sound

By ADAM BUCHSBAUM – 9 years ago

Adjunct Instructor in Music Peter McCulloch wants to change your mind about electronic music—it’s not just dance music. “If you’re gonna use a painting analogy, dance music is to the…

Capoeira club fuses martial arts, dance

By STEVEN WILLIAMS – 9 years ago

Usually, when two people face off in a circle surrounded by a group of chanting onlookers, something ugly and violent is about to happen. But three days a week, when…