Arts & Culture
Temple Theaters concludes its 2013–2014 season with a groundbreaking new drama, "Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls."
April 22, 2014
Inhabitants of the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic made guest appearances in Assistant Professor Dan Featherston’s 'First-Year Writing' class.
April 9, 2014
The life’s work of Emeritus Professor of Religion Franklin Littell, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Holocaust studies, is now available in Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center. The collection opens Wednesday, April 9, with a discussion and a reception in Paley Library.
April 7, 2014
Temple Theaters' production of "Hair" is currently showing in Tomlinson Theater. The popular musical offers a countercultural commentary on love, war and youthful rebellion in the 1960s.
Melba Moore—Tony award-winning actress, recording artist and member of the original Broadway cast of “Hair”—visited Tomlinson Theater Friday, March 14, to share advice with student-actors from Temple's production of the hit musical.
Temple University Press authors Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer's book, 'Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery,' has won an NAACP Image Award for 'Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction.'
A walk through Temple’s Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit is a walk through time. Seventeen landscape architecture students and four horticulture students spent months developing the exhibit. In the Ambler Campus Greenhouse, horticulture staff have been working since August to help select the plant palette and ensure the plants and trees were ready for the show.
From a play about teen aggression to Hadyn at the Kimmel Center, performances of all kinds bloom at Temple this semester. Here are some highlights.
One of the foremost academic journals about the classics, “Classical World” is moving from New York University—where it was based for the past 20 years—to Temple.
Temple’s Diamond Marching Band is ready for its close-up: Among other high-profile performances this year, the band will appear in the new Martin Scorsese film, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and in the remake of “Annie,” starring Jamie Foxx (pictured).
Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “The Brother/Sister Plays” is a trilogy of interconnected stories set in a fictional Louisiana town. The plays includes “In the Red and Brown Water,” “The Brothers Size,” and “Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet,” the plays are being presented as a rotating repertory in two parts in Tomlinson Theater through Sunday, Nov. 24.
Adam McKay, CLA ’90, first took the stage to try stand-up comedy while a Temple student—and he was terrible at it. McKay later found success as one-half of the duo behind movies including Anchorman, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step Brothers, and as a founder of the website FunnyOrDie.com.
Student artists are adding a splash of color to the walls of the Independent Hotel in Center City Philadelphia. Temple’s widely acclaimed Tyler School of Art partnered with the Independent Hotel to present a rotating art program—featuring 14 original pieces—on display in the main areas of the hotel. The exhibit will be open through February 2014.