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Arts & Culture

A multi-generational and interactive arts festival featuring over 33 activities, live entertainment and food trucks.

 

The Roe Green series continues to prosper in 2019, bringing in actor, writer and director Ron West, ‘82. Mr. West graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in theatre. Since then, he has directed multiple pieces for The Second City in Chicago, appeared on Whose Line is it, Anyway? and worked on several other shows and projects. 

Imagine stepping into a role that had been filled for 30 years by the previous occupant. Where would you start? How would you make your mark? For Sarah Rogers, director of the Kent State University Museum, this was the challenge and opportunity of a lifetime.

KSU alumnus and gay rights activist Michael Chanak Jr. was determined to make a difference at his workplace, and his dedication to change prompted a global company to redefine diversity.

The Kent State Magazine tells the story of the Pakistani-born artist and assistant professor in the School of Art, Mahwish Chishty, pondering how she’s going to exhibit her latest project—the culmination of the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship she was awarded for exceptional creative ability in the arts in 2017.

Several Kent State University departments have come together to produce Create Awareness, an art exhibit located on the first floor of the University Library that focuses on using art to depict the personal experiences of Kent State students, faculty and staff with mental illness.

Several Kent State University departments have come together to produce Create Awareness, an art exhibit located on the first floor of the University Library that focuses on using art to depict the personal experiences of Kent State students, faculty and staff with mental illness.

Early childhood education majors at Kent State University helped create a Cultural Fair for third-graders of Kent City Schools. The event, held in the Kent Roosevelt gymnasium, included stations and activities for students to learn about different countries and cultures such as learning a traditional Persian dance.

"Relationship Deli," a short film written by and starring Kaitlyn Black, an alumna of Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance, will be featured in the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival.

Seventy-years after Allied forces liberated the people of Paimpol, France, during World War II, Professor Richard Berrong decided to document part of the story that he felt had not been told. He traveled to France to do something he had never done create a documentary film. In the end, he made two and got some surprises along the way.

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