Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Phillips reflects on an accidental life in poetry

Carl Phillips, Professor in the Poetry MFA Program at Washington University, spoke about his journey of self-discovery through poetry writing during his talk, “Pressure Against Emptiness: On Making, Being Made, and What is Made” for the first lecture in the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture series, April 1.

| Special Issues Editor

Melanie Ho discusses art as a way of understanding women’s experience in the workplace

Melanie Ho, author and professional speaker, gave a talk as this month’s Gender Equity Month Keynote Speaker about women’s professional experience in the workplace based on her award-winning book “Beyond Leaning In,” March 26. 

| Staff Writer

Political art expo brings St. Louis perspectives to WashU

Alpha Omega, a city-wide chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted a political art exposition titled “This Little Light of Mine,” Jan. 31.

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Sam Fox hosts architects in annual Fitzgibbon Charrete kickoff lecture and competition

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts hosted architects Brennan Buck and David Freeland to give the annual Fitzgibbon Charrette kickoff lecture, the first installment of the 2024 Spring Public Lecture Series, on January 26. 

| Contributing Writer

The Saint Louis pole community: Three dancers and their stories

St. Louis is home to a vibrant community of pole dancers, and every dancer has their own story. While the pole dance community proudly owns and celebrates sex work as a facet of their story, it also expands well beyond this scope.

| Contributing Writer

Opening of Katharina Grosse Kemper Art exhibit 

The Kemper Art Museum opened a new exhibition, “Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988-2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions,” by renowned contemporary German artist Katharina Grosse, Sept 23. 

| Contributing Writer

Portrait of a Budding Revolutionary: Colleen Avila

Junior Colleen Avila has centered their life and goals around the idea of revolution.

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Op-Ed: Creativity in quarantine

I believe that whatever is produced from creativity matters less than the fact that so often, humanity, when pushed to the brink, decides not to succumb to tragedy but to create.

Hannah Dains | Class of 2020

Art in Bloom creates unconventional, stunning engagement opportunity

Art in Bloom is an annual event put on by the St. Louis Art Museum that involves dozens of local florists reimagining works from the museum.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

Can the Arts go digital?

So much of our daily interactions are being turned digital, can the same be done with arts and culture?

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

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