Arts

Twenty-five of the 53 personnel in Oxy’s Music Department.
A Sound Foundation
One of the College’s oldest disciplines, music gets a makeover in response to the production boom of the 21st century—but if you want a classical education, you’ll find that as well
Professor and filmmaker Broderick Fox films artist Devan Shimoyama for his documentary, Manscaping.
Director's Cut
Professor and filmmaker Broderick Fox explores the relationship between barbershops and masculinity in his new documentary, Manscaping
George Stevens Jr. '53 with President Obama in 2011.
His Place in the Sun
From Elizabeth Taylor to President Obama, George Stevens Jr. ’53 reflects on an unparalleled career from the backlots of Hollywood to the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.
George Stevens Jr. '53 in 2002.
Man of Honors
From Winter 2003: For 25 years, George Stevens Jr. ’53 has saluted living legends in performing arts through the Kennedy Center Honors. But it’s only one career peak for a producer whose...
Author Susan Coll '81, photographed at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
Bookish Person
A canceled poet, a toddling tortoise, and the Schwarzenegger of vacuum cleaners turn a D.C. bookstore upside down in Susan Coll ’81’s sixth comic novel
Cooper Raiff '19 and Dakota Johnson in Cha Cha Real Smooth
Mixed Media
New books by Oxy alumni, and Cooper Raiff ’19’s sophomore film cha-chas its way to Sundance glory
Actor Nicholas Braun '10 as Cousin Greg on HBO's Succession.
Mixed Media
New books by Oxy alumni—including James Andrew Miller '79's oral history of HBO
Filmmaker Cooper Raiff '19
From S#!%house to the Penthouse
Cooper Raiff ’19’s coming-of-age movie with an unprintable name became the Cinderella story of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival. He only had to drop out of Oxy to complete it
Madam C.J. Walker
Mixed Media
An illuminating new biography by Oxy professor Erica J. Ball examines the rags-to-riches story of America's first self-made woman millionaire
Belonging at Oxy, Daniella Michelin '94
Coming Together: Snapshots From Spring
When artist Jocelyn Pedersen, who teaches a class in Book Arts, learned that students would not be returning to campus in the spring, she wanted to give members of the Oxy community a...
Ming Cho Lee '53
My Mentor, Ming Cho Lee
The Tony-winning set designer and legendary Yale professor, who died last fall, dedicated himself to theater and to teaching, Ann Sheffield ’83 recalls

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