Many art fans were mingling outside the Concordia Cyrus M. Running Gallery on Nov. 8 and nibbling on the spread of cheeses, cookies and punch provided for the special occasion. At four o’clock, the gallery opened for the reception of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition, which offers a wide rangeContinue Reading

Spoken word artist George Watsky returned to Concordia on Nov. 11 for a performance of his original poetry and rap. This was Watsky’s second appearance at Concordia, an achievement he commemorated by commenting on how proud he was to have been promoted up half a floor to the Centrum afterContinue Reading

Theatre B and Minnesota State University-Moorhead’s Rainbow Dragon Center presented “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays” on Nov. 7. The play featured nine short works centered around gay marriage as a theme. Some of the works were satirical, some comedic or even dramatic. “They’re all in the playwright’s voice,”Continue Reading

This article was written by Lexi Robinson, a PULSE contributor at The Concordian. North Dakota State University’s Baroque Music festival began Nov. 5th with a chamber concert and will conclude on Dec. 11 with a performance of Kuhnau’s Magnificat at 2 p.m. in the Festival Concert Hall. Shiny, polished instrumentsContinue Reading

Stepping out of the world of concrete and electric circuits and into the Rourke Art Gallery’s most recent exhibit, “Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay” reminds the viewer of the human connection to nature and to the soil. The five artists represented, master potter Richard Bresnahan and four ofContinue Reading

Cast members stretch in Concordia’s Francis Frazier Comstock Theater, warming up for the final rehearsal before their debut performance of “Grease.” The buzz of drilling indicates the last few boards are ready for the set as the cast gets into position on stage in front of scattered set pieces suchContinue Reading

This article was written by Lexi Robinson, a PULSE contributer for The Concordian. Origami, the art of Japanese paper folding, dates back to 1680. The first reference to origami is in a poem by Ihara Saikaku. Origami butterflies represented the Japanese brides and grooms of the Heian period and theContinue Reading