Walking by the Centrum on Tuesday, Jan. 30, one could hear a sound never heard before on Concordia’s campus: the sound of a student-performed opera, backed by orchestra. Performing the first act of Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus,” Concordia students sang and acted alongside the Concordia Orchestra. Music professors David HamiltonContinue Reading

Embroidery, international travel, storytelling, and history all share a common thread for Concordia printmaking professor Heidi Goldberg. On Jan. 12, two art exhibits created by students enrolled in courses taught by Goldberg were opened to the public. One exhibit is titled “Craft and Identity—Summer School in Norway: Learning Weaving TraditionsContinue Reading

Fargo-Moorhead feature film Supermoto, starring Concordia alum and faculty, will be world premiered at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival on April 15 and 16 at St. Anthony Main Theatre. Supermoto follows the story of Ruby, a woman who wakes up alone in a motel room. Her abusive boyfriend hasContinue Reading

As Concordia’s new science building — the Integrated Science Center — is being constructed, the Art Committee and Office of Sustainability have commissioned a piece of art to be displayed in an entirely solar-powered space inside the building. The goal is to increase awareness of solar power, as well asContinue Reading

Controversial student art makes a political statement There has always been great controversy surrounding guerrilla art, a street art movement that focuses on causing thought and action in its audience. Although this art form often impacts its viewers positively, it can also be rather jarring and even offensive. Jack Hinz,Continue Reading

In light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Dr. Rene Clausen and Dr. Roy Hammerling collaborated to honor the passionate stories of this section of the Bible. According to Clausen, Concordia wanted to celebrate the 500th anniversary and they commissioned him to compose a major work for the anniversary.Continue Reading