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Buffalos with wings, ostriches with human appendages, and a flamingo – these are a small part of the magical world of Cheryl Agulnick Hochberg. She brings the strange and exotic to life in her paintings and mixed media pieces on panel or paper in an exhibition at the Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center.
Join the Radford University Performance Series as they host the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s production of the classic Tchaikovsky-composed “Swan Lake.” This dance performance is at 7:30 p.m., March 20, 2017.
A beloved emeritus music professor, Kathryn “Kitty” Obenshain, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. She taught studio piano, piano classes, organ and ear training at Radford University.
Marc is a high school jock, but what happens when he has a near-crippling accident that changes everything? Does he fix his mistakes or spiral downward? These are the questions Radford University Department of Theatre seems to answers in their production of Robert Lewis Vaughan’s play “Praying for Rain.”
Artists leave a lasting impression through their art that often lingers beyond their life span. Radford University Art Museum is making sure this is the case for professor of art Edward LeShock. In remembrance, the museum is hosting a retrospective exhibition of his artwork. A reception at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, opens the exhibit of LeShock’s prints, paintings, drawings and sculpture in the Covington Center gallery.
Radford University invites the community to join the University Chorus. It begins rehearsals Jan. 23. Along with students, faculty and staff, singers in the local area are welcome to join this new choir. In April, the first performance will be Mozart’s “Requiem.”
When undergraduate students from 12 college photography programs participated in the first Southwest Virginia Juried Student Photography Competition, Radford University organizers knew turning this into a regular event was worth pursuing. It returns this year and entries are due Jan. 20, 2017.
Amid the holiday lights at Sharkey’s On Top, Radford University graphic design students and alumni mingled together at the first Student Graphic Design Show and Alumni Meet and Greet held Dec. 9, 2016. See the winners.
This summer when Radford University senior graphic design student Paul Gartner found out he won a National Student Silver ADDY in the annual American Advertising Federation’s competition, he was calm and introspective.
Once Dean Steve Helm presented the final award of the 2016 Winesett Book Collecting Awards, as luck would have it, the top three winners have two things in common. They are all graduate students and are majoring in fields within the Radford University College of Visual and Performing Arts.
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The Department of Criminal Justice, the School of Communication and the Department of Dance are featured in the media.
The Radford University Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff, with the latest exhibition that features artwork by Lee Coburn, director of Creative and Marketing Services in the Office of University Relations.
MFA student Langley Anderson held the first solo student exhibition in the newly-named Andrew W. Ross Student Gallery in McConnell Library.
Library staff recently dedicated a wall space, located in the rear of the third floor of the library, to honor Assistant Professor Andrew Ross, who has been instrumental in turning the quaint study area into a prominent place for students to display their artwork.
Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill welcomed the university’s faculty for conversations during two Presidential Open Forums sessions in the Hulburt Student Center auditorium on Sept. 5 and 6.