Dimly lit gray walls enclose “Radioactive Inactives,” a striking photography exhibit currently displayed at The Fralin Museum of Art. The series of photos was originally created by artists Patrick Nagatani and Andrée Tracey from 1987 to 1988, as they meshed their artistic talent to reveal poignant messages about the darker realities of the modern world.
In a self-titled “journey through books,” writer Jesse Ball treated listeners to some of his most beloved original and non-original pieces in an event hosted by the University’s Creative Writing Program.
Parlophone released the first Beatles single, “Love Me Do,” in October 1962 on a 45 rpm vinyl record. Their last song was released Thursday, with a little help from AI.
Every Tuesday and Thursday, the walls of Newcomb’s board room hear a blended melody of voices or a chorus of laughter as Ektaal a capella practices. Established in 1999, Ektaal is the University’s first and only South Asian a cappella group. The group performs at gigs around the University with compositions of fusion South Asian and Western music.
Hilma af Klint’s 1915 oil painting “The Swan, No.1” captures imagery of two swans on two separate sides of the same canvas. Few would mention, let alone accept the idea of math being applicable to something as renowned as this work of art. However, Dr. Jiajun Yan — professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University — argues that Klint’s entire piece is executed on the principle of mathematics.
In the dark shadow of the grove, on the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen, black and towering. It stirred not, but gathered up in the gloom like some gigantic monster ready to spring upon the traveler.”
In June 1844, landscape painter Russell Smith traveled for hours from Philadelphia to Virginia on a hot, dusty train to meet up with geologist William Barton Rogers, a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Virginia.
Arts on the Hill is a recurring event on Carr's Hill featuring artists and scholars from our faculty and student body and visiting artists and scholars from around the globe. President Jim Ryan will host guests each month during the academic year for performances and discussions around the Arts at UVA!!
Cementing themselves as a leading band in the University’s vibrant music scene and celebrating the release of their hit EP, the members of student band The Jellies warmly discussed their time at the University while gleefully teasing new music on the way.
Todd Haynes’ "May December” was one of the final screenings at this year’s Virginia Film Festival, and Sunday afternoon found the Paramount Theater packed with viewers eagerly anticipating his newest feature. The film, starring Academy Award winners Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman, debuted at Festival de Cannes last May to critical acclaim, and has been making its rounds on the festival circuit in advance of its arrival in US theaters Nov. 17 and on Netflix Dec. 1.
Enter Old Cabell Hall. Grab a practice module key. Walk downstairs, unlock the module and begin practicing. For University musicians like fourth-year College student Piergiorgio Wilson, this routine is muscle memory.
In the Paramount Theater Saturday, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown mall, sat a room full of film enthusiasts all gathered for a screening of “War Pony” and a discussion with writer-directors Gina Gammell and Emmy-nominated actress Riley Keough. The two talked about the making of their joint directorial debut and the importance of showcasing Native American stories.