Category: CFA

Bostonia feature: On the Art of Storytelling

Podcasters Erika B. Hess (CFA’09), of I Like Your Work, and Erika Block (BUTI’96,CFA’02,’04), of Inside the Notes, discuss the art of storytelling and amplifying dialogues with fellow artists.

Categories: Alumni News

OperaWire Feature: Morris Robinson on Racism in Opera, Verdi & the Metropolitan Opera

Originally published in OperaWire on July 15, 2020. Written by Francisco Salazar Bass Morris Robinson is one of the most sought after performers in opera. He has slowly built up his repertoire performing at many leading houses including the Metropolitan Opera, where he has been singing for 18 years in smaller and leading roles. This […]

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BU Today feature: Acclaimed Sculptor Lloyd Lillie Dies

This article originally appeared in BU Today on July 13, 2020. Lloyd Lillie was an acclaimed sculptor whose works and commissions—bronze sculptures of John Adams, Abigail and John Quincy Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Booker T. Washington, and other prominent figures in US history—appear across the nation and around the world. Lillie’s biggest commission was The First Wave, […]

Categories: Visual Arts

BU Today feature: BU Alum Turns to Social Media to Raise Funds in Support of #BlackLivesMatter

  This article was originally published in Bostonia on July 8, 2020. By Jason Kimball.  In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, a Black man killed by a white police officer in Minnneapolis, Natalie Guerrero wanted to take action. So the writer, activist, and filmmaker turned to social media, launching a Venmo campaign to raise […]

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Visual Arts Faculty & Alumni Participate in Virtual Exhibitions

  While there’s no substitute for experiencing a work of art in person, galleries and artist-run spaces are creatively rethinking how to share work and foster artistic community in spite of social distancing. BU faculty and alumni are featured in numerous virtual exhibitions that you can explore from the safety of your home:   Musa […]

Categories: Alumni News, Visual Arts

BU Today feature: Quarantined BU Band Rocks “Shipping Up to Boston”

 This article was originally published in BU Today on July 1, 2020.  Early this week, the Twitter handle for BU Bands posted this question on social media: “We think it’s time to drop a new video of our quarantine BU Band! Which song do you want to hear first? Shipping Up to Boston; Runaway […]

Categories: Music

BU Today feature: Full Coverage of BU’s Day of Collective Engagement

BU Today writers attended the all-day sessions Wednesday for the University’s Day of Collective Engagement: Racism and Antiracism, Our Realities and Our Roles. Read updates, highlights, fascinating comments, and quotes and images from throughout the day, as they happened. The session titled “The Arts & Antiracist Practices” featured CFA Dean Harvey Young and Ty Furman of the […]

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BU Today feature: Kirsten Greenidge Promoted to Associate Professor

This article was originally published on June 25, 2020. “Each year, these promotions and awards of tenure mark an especially proud moment for the BU community, as we’ve had the pleasure of watching these talented colleagues develop from promising junior faculty into teachers and scholars of national impact and recognition,” says Jean Morrison, BU provost […]

Categories: Theatre