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Senior showcase celebrates artists

Senior showcase celebrates artists

Jessamyn Reichmann
May 7, 2017
Filed under Arts, Life & Times

Six graduating seniors showcased their most impressive pieces of art created at Loyola. This past Monday, family members and friends attended the BFA and BA Senior Showcase. Taking place in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, the seniors displayed the pieces they found most striking. Whether highlight...

Cancelled orchestra concert rescheduled

Cancelled orchestra concert rescheduled

Erin Snodgrass
May 6, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music

The Loyola Symphony Orchestra was scheduled and ready to perform their final, and only, concert of the semester on Sunday, April 30 when inclement weather interfered. Sunday morning saw heavy rainstorms and flood warnings for metro New Orleans and tornado warnings for parts of Southeast Louisiana until aro...

Tulane defensive end takes ballet lessons

Nick Ducote
May 5, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Sports

Ade Aruna, Tulane University business senior and defensive end this year for the Green Wave, looks to make a splash in his last season. This year he hopes to play even better, but is approaching offseason workouts in a different way. Aruna has added dance classes to his schedule. “I’m used to dan...

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

Colleen Dulle
May 4, 2017
Filed under Music, Religion

Jazz Fest Shabbat, Touro Synagogue’s annual celebration of the music of New Orleans, is returning on April 28 with a zydeco twist. The Shabbat service, which takes place in the synagogue’s 900-seat sanctuary and is usually standing room only, will feature Sunpie Barnes and the Louisiana Sunspots,...

Loyola jazz ensemble takes Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck
May 3, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

Graduating seniors reflect on NOLA

Graduating seniors reflect on NOLA

Davis Walden
May 2, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

As seniors approach graduation, several have reflected on their college accomplishments and what they wish they would have experienced living in New Orleans. Amelia Seidel, English senior, said that she’s in no rush to check off every activity the city has to offer her. “There are tons of things...

Student flow artists explain their moves

Student flow artists explain their moves

Caleb Beck
April 28, 2017
Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Loyola students are no strangers to expressive arts, but a lesser-known subculture found on campus are practitioners of movement-based flow arts. Under the umbrella of flow arts are all manner of skill-based techniques including hula-hooping, juggling, fire spinning and more. The common thread ...

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Davis Walden
April 8, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Loyola’s design department wrapped up a collaboration with the International School of Louisiana students by producing a poster book series.Fifth graders at ISL wrote a series of essays about “Fever 1793,” a novel that follows an outbreak of yellow fever in Philadelphia in the 18th ...

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Jamal Melancon
April 8, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

Before departing Loyola in 2016, both music industry alumni Austin Rapbaum and Michael Duckworth retreated to Rapbaum’s studio to create Duckworth’s project “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD”. Using his rapper name Mike Hazel, “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD” follows Duckworth’s life with...

Iron chef interview

Iron chef interview

Kameron Hay, Loyola News Service Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Food, Life & Times, Loyola News Service

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Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Davis Walden
March 31, 2017
Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

In partnership with the Tennessee Williams Festival, Southern Rep performed their rendition of “Sweet Bird of Youth.”Southern Rep Theatre performs a Tennessee Williams play each year as part of its partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. “Sweet Bird of Y...

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