Marjorie Rivera

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Blundering Through a Funeral

by Marjorie Rivera , Staff Writer . 1 Comment

I’m not the kind of person who goes into a Hollywood movie with particularly high expectations.

Yang Li’s Senior Thesis: A Cardboard City Over an Ocean

by Marjorie Rivera, Staff Writer . 1 Comment

Hanging in a shadowy annex in Zilkha gallery is Wesleyan architecture major Yang Li’s current masterpiece: a hanging spread, nineteen photographs wide and sixteen photographs tall, of a cardboard city on top of an ocean.

Playwright Catherine Filloux on Genocide, Surviving, and Hope

by Marjorie Rivera, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Playwright Catherine Filloux on Genocide, Surviving, and Hope

Catherine Filloux has a good reason to be serious: she has spent the last two decades writing plays that center on genocide and its devastating effect on human life and livelihood.

An Asian American Playwright Tells Us How It’s Done

by Marjorie Rivera, Staff Writers. Comments Off on An Asian American Playwright Tells Us How It’s Done

Wearing a blazer, jeans, and a boy¬ish smile, David Henry Hwang had the energy of a man in his early twenties as he spoke to a small group of Wesleyan students on March 4 in Memorial Chapel.

John Ashbery Visits, Presents His Poetry

by Marjorie Rivera, Contributing Writer . 2 Comments

Faculty, students and staff gathered in the Memorial Chapel on Wednesday evening to hear renowned American poet John Ashbery read from his most recent book of poems, “Planisphere,” published last year by Ecco.

Concert Pianist Sam Friedman Joins Wes Music Scene

by Marjorie Rivera, Contributing Writer . Comments Off on Concert Pianist Sam Friedman Joins Wes Music Scene

During an impromptu photo shoot on Tuesday, freshman piano virtuoso Sam Friedman played an improvisational piece (head lolling forward, eyes occasionally closed) as easily as if he were brushing his teeth.

Splendid Details: Color, Pattern, and Style as History

by Marjorie Rivera, Contributing Writer . Comments Off on Splendid Details: Color, Pattern, and Style as History

The newest exhibit at the Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies gallery, “Splendid Details,” is aptly named.

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