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Kate Ok is an Arts & Culture section editor from Orange County, California. She is a junior concentrating in English and really wants a Moon Juice on Thayer.

Articles by Katherine Ok (33)

Jane Dickson’s paintings primarily focus on New York City’s underbelly. Many of her subjects revolve around nightlife and neon colors.

Arts & Culture

Jane Dickson discusses artistic career in 1980s New York City

February 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

University community members gathered at the List Art Center Wednesday for a talk with Jane Dickson, an active artist in New York City in the 1980s. The talk was sponsored by the Visual Art Department and centered around Dickson’s work in the street, installation and digital art scene.

Filmmaker Kimi Takesue speaks about her documentary titled “95 and 6 to Go,” which follows her grandfather over the course of six years. Her film was screened at the Granoff Center last Thursday.

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‘95 and 6 to Go’ explores memory, love, loss

February 26, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In her documentary “95 and 6 to Go,” Kimi Takesue illustrates a portrait of her Japanese-American grandfather, offering a moving and intimate perspective on memory, love and family. The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America held a screening and a question-and-answer session for the film with […]

Noah Lennox uses only a guitar, synthesizer, sampler and his voice to paint an aquatic soundscape, presenting a return to simplicity.

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Experimental pop artist Panda Bear releases sixth solo album ‘Buoys’

February 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Panda Bear, otherwise known as Noah Lennox, released his new album, “Buoys,”  on Feb. 8. The album, critiqued by some to be oversimplified, explores the point at which modern sound becomes uncomfortable — where minimalism becomes unsettling.

The two-day festival gathered University community members to explore media and literary theory. Attendees participated in workshops, lectures and performances at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

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Literary arts festival celebrates cross-disciplinary forms of media

February 12, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Interrupt V, a festival hosted by the Literary Arts Department Friday and Saturday, featured artists who commented on and examined the intersections of literary theory and media. The festival was organized by John Cayley, professor of literary arts, and Theadora Walsh GS.

Student performers took to the stage in latest installment of Underground Thursdays, a series of arts-oriented events hosted by the Student Activities Office. January Jam showcased original compositions and unique talents.

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January Jam features music, poetry, comedy

February 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Parka-clad students shuffled about in the dim lighting of the Underground, carrying notebooks, cameras, instruments and speakers in preparation for performances at January Jam last Thursday.

Artwork by 12 photographers lines the walls of List Art Center Lobby, focusing on abstractions through various approaches. Work by Bill Jacobson ‘77 examines rectangles through photographs of the real world. Some of the exhibited photographs explored the boundaries between two- and three-dimensional artwork.

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List photography exhibit explores concept of abstraction

January 29, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Bill Jacobson ’77, alongside eleven other photographers, is complicating the notion of “abstraction” on College Hill. The artists’ work is featured in the List Art Center lobby as part of “Recent Acquisitions: Photography and Abstraction” — a photo exhibit that runs from Jan. 19 to May 26.

“WARM,” Jeff Tweedy’s first solo album featuring original songs, inspires listeners of all ages to empathize with his lyrics and enjoy his rasping sound. His album speaks to both personal and universal emotions.

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Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy releases first solo album, “WARM”

January 24, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Jeff Tweedy, singer and guitarist of Chicago alternative rock band Wilco, released his first solo album of original songs, “WARM,” on Nov. 30, offering a tender, personal perspective into his insecurities and the struggles that shape his work and the Wilco canon.

Grimes, the Canadian singer, songwriter and producer, explores the influence of artificial intelligence and group propaganda in her latest single, “We Appreciate Power.”

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Grimes releases technology-themed single ‘We Appreciate Power’

December 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Singer, songwriter and producer Grimes dreams of a new metal world of robot overlords. Claire Boucher, known as Grimes, released her highly anticipated single “We Appreciate Power” Nov. 29.

In honor of their fifth album featured songs developed during improvisational sessions.

Arts & Culture

Sonic Youth celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘Daydream Nation’

November 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The only way to step forward is to look back — in this case, Sonic Youth, comprising Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo, commemorate their fifth studio album Daydream Nation’s 30th anniversary, reaffirming their influence and reign over underground, alternative music.

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Slowdive’s “Souvlaki” celebrates 25 years of influence on indie rock

October 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

English indie band Slowdive celebrates the 25th anniversary of their seminal 1993 LP “Souvlaki” this year.

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