NCMA Presents Film Noir Retrospective
The North Carolina Museum of Art is currently hosting “Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know,” a weekly film series dedicated to highlighting seminal movies in the film noir genre.
The Good, The Bad and the Unwatchable: A Review of Freewater's Fall Movies
To help maximize your trips to Griffith Theater, here is the scoop on what to watch and what to skip.
Interview: Matt Victoriano of Intrepid Life
Recess chats with the owner of Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits.
Google Hangout with alumni in arts and media
Born out of the student-driven desire to meet and connect with Duke alumni working in arts and medial-related fields, a live Google Hangout will allow students to make these connections.
Miró exhibit challenges viewer perceptions of everyday objects
“Miró was really interested in tapping into the fundamental human desire to create."
Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Toro
Pizzeria Toro is back. After a fire closed the locally renowned pizza restaurant in November 2013, it has reopened with a fresh new vibe and open layout.
Majesty Incognito transcends cultural differences
The paintings combine images from archival photographs of African-Americans from the early 1900s with styles of traditional Japanese painting.
Chimamanda Adichie coming to Duke to talk about "Americanah"
Adichie is a rallying figure in the ongoing discourse on feminism and its intersection with race and ethnicity.
Duke to welcome renowned composer Frank Ticheli to Baldwin Auditorium
“It seems he can take any idea and make it beautiful."
D.C. punk retrospective comes to Center for Documentary Studies
At the end of the 1970s, Washington, D.C., was moving away from the disco scene towards a bolder and more uncertain cultural landscape.
Theater Studies show premieres new play written by Duke professor
“An explosion is the most lasting thing in the universe.”
Five Fall performances not to be missed at Duke
Recess recommends five Duke Performances shows for the upcoming Fall semester.
Rauschenberg exhibit at Nasher creates unexpected conversations
Fundamentally built upon relationships, Rauschenberg’s works invite the viewer into an autobiography.
Duke Players welcome freshmen with "Demon Baby"
This year, Duke Players will be performing Erin Courtney's “Demon Baby” for their orientation week show. They hope the play's themes of adaptation will both welcome and comfort incoming freshmen...
American Dance Festival brings modern dance world to Durham
“Don’t come with preconceived notions about what dance–even modern dance–should look like.”
New arts-based pre-orientation program to come to Duke
Project Arts, the newest addition to Duke’s pre-orientation programs, is scheduled to be up and running by 2015.
Poets compete in Bull City Slam competition finals
On the third Saturday of every month, some Triangle residents carve out a little time to slam.
Kenan Distinguished Lecture in Ethics presents author Teju Cole
“Cole’s talk will touch on the personal and global themes such as population pressure in his native Lagos, the use of Twitter as an activist space during the Arab uprisings and the recent testimony...
Parade explores consequences of anti-Semitism, mob mentality
The musical is both a haunting relic of historic mob mentality, and a looming prediction for its continuation.
Recess Interviews: Kristina Wong
Kristina Wong is a comedian and writer who has traveled across the country performing shows covering topics including laundry, suicide, cats and, soon, poverty in Uganda.
Klingner directs Hoof 'n' Horn in Duke's first senior distinction musical
"In a typical year, I don’t know if this show would have been feasible."
Coalition for Preserving Memory unites Duke community in week of remembrance
Yesterday, on the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide, the names of genocide victims filled the air in an endless stream. Today, the air still echoes with names as we remember...
Spring production questions freedom in "a world of money, men and machines”
"Machinal," by American playwright Sophie Treadwell, debuted in 1928 but was recently revived on the Broadway stage and, tonight, will premiere at Duke's Sheafer Theater.
Colloquium opens dialogue on careers in the arts
The Duke Colloquium is an opportunity for students to engage with ideas that are relevant to them, either professionally or in their everyday lives.