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Buffalo Theatre’s ‘Underpants’ brings humor

By   /  January 18, 2013  /  Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  No Comments

Lynda Wellhausen, a former student of the college, acts along side ensemble members from the Buffalo Theater Exchange.

The Underpants is a comedic story written by Carl Sternheim and adapted by the actor and comedian, Steve Martin. It is about a young woman, Louise, her husband, Theo, and the consequences of a major embarrassing moment at a public event. This causes Louise to become the talk of the town and soon strange characters […]

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COD alumna showcases art exhibit at Wings Gallery

By   /  November 30, 2012  /  Around COD, Art, Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

Wings Gallery features new yarn installations.

The Wings Gallery is featuring Ashly Metcalf’s exhibit through December 13. Metcalf mainly uses yarn to create sculptures. She utilizes linear lines and space to form patterns and webs. She also owned a store before it burned down. This prompted her to move her business online and she now runs a website and a store […]

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Theater Department continues long tradition, performs “A Christmas Carol”

By   /  November 16, 2012  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  No Comments

“A Christmas Carol” is premiering in the K Building Theater Friday, November 23 at 7p.m. Auditions were held at the beginning of the term but rehearsals began 6 weeks ago. The cast consists of 47 student actors and 17 young actors. Amelia Barrett, the director said this script by William J. Norris “was written for […]

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All Things Considered, NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro talks about covering the Romney campaign

By   /  November 16, 2012  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro, NPR White House Correspondent, spoke on Tuesday November 13, in the Turner Conference Center. He spoke about his journey as a journalist covering Mitt Romney’s campaign and also gave some general insight into the election’s outcome. He talked about many specific individuals he met over the course of the year, traveling from place […]

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Starving Artist Joel Janchenko

By   /  November 16, 2012  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment, Music  /  No Comments

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Joel Janchenko Major: Associates of Fine Art Age: 20 City: Indian Head Park   How would you describe your art? Art and music are a culmination of creativity and I search for the exploration of sound to see what boundaries have been crossed, what history has been written and what hasn’t been developed yet. It’s […]

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COD students to show off ballet, jazz, contemporary styles at upcoming dance recital

By   /  November 9, 2012  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment, Theater  /  No Comments

Dancers have only have had eight weeks of practice.

The college’s dance program will be holding a dance showcase on Friday, November 16 at Lemont High School’s Arts Center at 8p.m. Katherine Skleba, the co-artistic director of the dance program, described it as “a college dance showcase featuring student choreography as well as dance faculty choreography.”  She also said student choreography auditions are held […]

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Page Turners to discuss ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’ at College of Dupage

By   /  November 9, 2012  /  Around COD, Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

Page Turners will discuss the popular novel on November 14 at 4:30 p.m. in SSC 3245

The Page Turners are a book club that read books and have discussions about them to further their knowledge and understanding. The group used to read one to three books a semester but now usually only read one so people can find the time to finish it. They only have two meetings every semester. At […]

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Photography 1101 students hold a photo shoot in the SSC for class project

By   /  November 2, 2012  /  Art, Arts & Entertainment  /  No Comments

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The photography department held their “Paint It Black” workshop in the SSC. This included a black backdrop with models dressed in black posing for the cameras. This is an assignment the students in Photo 1101 do every semester. Terry Vitacco, photography professor, said the assignment is about “wanting to get the most details out of […]

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