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  • Moscow Festival Ballet will perform

    The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Radchenko, sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.

  • Photographer to lecture, critique

    Visiting artist Lucas Foglia, a renowned photographer, will be on campus at the end of this week critiquing students’ work and giving a lecture. 

  • Bobby Horton Campus, community enjoy Civil War songs, stories

    Bobby Horton, a native of Birmingham, Ala., was exposed to both music and history from a young age. As a child, he watched in awe as family members played instruments.

  • adad ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ screened in Culp

    On Friday night, I slunk into the back of the Culp Auditorium to watch “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” The film, released in December of last year, recounts the life of Nelson Mandela, a South African activist and politician who was instrumental in dismantling apartheid, South Africa’s system of racial segregation.

  • Andrew Jenks speaks during Civility Week

    Wednesday night, ETSU invited filmmaker Andrew Jenks to come and speak during Civility Week. As the guest speaker, Jenks shared his incredible story of how he became a world-renowned documentary filmmaker by sharing the lives of others with his viewers.

  • asd Bobby Horton shares Civil War stories and music

    The songs of the ages still ring in Bobby Horton’s ears. Like the painstaking scribes of old, he translates what now seems like a foreign language into messages and music — oft-buried treasures — still relevant today. “I just got sucked in really, really young to the history and you know that history is just people’s stories,” Horton says.


    Speaks Volumes

    This past Tuesday evening, students gathered in the Cave to enjoy Civility Week with a “Silent Disco.” Strobe lights, lasers and other necessary props for a dance party were there, but one thing was missing, the music. Students wore headphones that allowed them to pick one of three stations, hence the ‘silent’ part.

  • dadad Real to Reel Theater presents ETSU student films

    The Radio/TV/Film Program at ETSU held their annual Made In East Tennessee student film festival this week at Real to Reel Theatre. There were 11 short films screened during the event that ranged from class assignments, where students were given the scripts and style in which to shoot, to unplanned comedies that were made just for fun.

  • ‘The New Public’ screened at ETSU

    “The New Public,” the final independent film in a series of screenings at ETSU, follows the founding of a small public school and encourages discussion about the public education system in our country. This film documents the lives of the founders and students of a school called Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School, commonly known as BCAM, a small public high school in the neighborhood Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn, N.

  • asdad Students invited to participate in National Alcohol Screening Day

    ‘Have you developed a pour reputation?’ You’ve probably seen the signs on campus. They contain this caption as well as an image of a bottle full of alcohol being poured into a glass. The signs are there because this Thursday, April 10, is National Alcohol Screening Day.