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This Week in Photos

November 25, 2019
Yvonne Gay
A person climbs up a material rope in a large building.
OCircus presents an evening of magic and mystery through an eclectic forest filled with fantastical characters—all of whom perform startlingly breathtaking acrobatics. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstien '23

Campus Snapshots ...

Enjoy food in the Multicultural Resource Center, watch Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing, join OCircus on a fantastical journey, visit an abandoned nuclear fallout shelter, stop by a vocal chamber music class, get Kiki with Twiggy, and watch an artist interview an artist.

A student watches a movie on television.
Kuumba Week Film Festival ended with Do The Right Thing in Lord-Saunders lounge.  Photo by Lucie Maria Weismueller

 

A girl writes in a notebook.
Bee must learn to live with her papa in an abandoned nuclear fallout shelter from the 1950s in The Size of a Fist, written and directed by Delaney Kelly ’20. Photo by Chris Schmucki ’22

 

A jazz band plays on stage.
Jazz Studies majors play in ensembles at the weekly musical forum at the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse. Photo by Jack Lichtenstein ‘23

 

Two people sit on a stage.
After the screening of Kiki at the Apollo, a Q&A session was held with co-writer and Pose season two choreographer Twiggy Pucci Garçon. Photo by Audrey Tran ’22

 

Two men sit at a table with microphones in front of them.
Professor Johnny Coleman interviews actor, director, and activist Danny Glover after the screening of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, in which Glover plays the role of grandpa. The film launched the Kuumba Week Film Festival. Photo by Michael Hartman

 

Girl sings in class accompanied by students playing violin.
Students at work in Professor Kendra Colton’s vocal chamber music class. Photo by Jack Lichtenstein ‘23

 

Girl opens a pot cooking on a stove.
“Home is Where the Food Is Feast and Potluck” at the Multicultural Resource Center. Photo by Jack Lichtenstein ’23

 

 

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