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“Call Kathy.” It’s a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit among scholars and practitioners in the field of theater for youth. And call they do. They call with questions about scripts and set...
Praised as “passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding” by the London Independent, the internationally acclaimed Brentano Quartet returns to the ASU School of Music for the school’s Visiting Quartet...
The Arizona State University School of Music’s 2019-20 choral season explores the power and subtlety of the human voice with music familiar to groundbreaking. This year’s season includes recent music...
The ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will host the 2019 American Liszt Society Festival on Oct. 24–27 to honor the music and legacy of Franz Liszt, considered...
The School of Music’s 2019-20 Organ Series celebrates the pipe organ — an instrument with a repertoire than spans more than 500 years. Performances this year feature a wide range of music, from 14th...
Stephanie Weiss , assistant professor of voice in the ASU School of Music, recently released her first solo and duo recording, “ Sacred & Profane: Duo Au Courant Performs Song Cycles of Daron...
Movers and makers are innovating art and science at the sixth annual MOCO International Conference on Movement and Computing at Arizona State University on Oct. 10-12. Artists, engineers and...
Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is teaming up with Biodesign Institute on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Biodesign Institute auditorium to participate in an...
Arizona State University faculty and students will join the Dayspring United Methodist Church Choirs on Saturday, Oct. 5, for a concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The...
A protest of social injustice and an opportunity for change: ASU Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with ASU Gammage is redesigning the classic orchestral concert. “ Towards a More Perfect Union ”...
Temporary parklets will be popping up around metered parking spaces in downtown Phoenix this Friday, including one built by a group of Arizona State University landscape architecture students. In...
From some of the most celebrated masterworks to collaborations with living composers, multimedia artists and world-class soloists, the ASU School of Music orchestras' 2019-20 season ventures...
On a Friday night when their fellow students are starting their weekend, more than 50 Arizona State University students are busy at Devils Invent , embarking on 48-hour journey to design, build and...
The ASU School of Music wind bands 2019-20 concert season features band classics, chamber works, new compositions and collaborations that celebrate and cultivate community through music. “I am...
Award-winning guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre is slated to perform this Thursday in a concert that kicks off the 2019-20 Arizona State University Guitar Series. Feuillâtre is the first-prize winner of...
The image in stone relief is arresting, but not for its beauty. A woman on bended knees, head tilted upward, is restrained by a man from behind while another man at her front appears to reach his...
The ASU Music Theatre and Opera program’s 2019-20 season features major musical theater and operatic works premiered exclusively in the United States in the past 100 years, predominantly in the 21st...
Editor's note: The following update was added to this story on Nov. 4, following the successful launch of the Phoenix CubeSat. On Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:59 a.m. Arizona time, the Arizona State...
When Tucson native Sadie Azersky started exploring colleges, she set her sights on attending a school that would challenge her. She found what she was looking for at Arizona State University: the...
Students at Arizona State University can choose from hundreds of degree programs, and any one of them can lead to a lifelong commitment to treating the planet gently. These three ASU alumni are...
Earlier this summer, the sixth-largest city in India, Chennai, ran out of water. The cause wasn’t just a weak monsoon. Overextraction of groundwater, unmaintained reservoirs, runaway urban growth and...
Artificial intelligence algorithms have become pervasive in daily life, but should they? And what are the drawbacks and advantages of using machine learning? Several Arizona State University faculty...
When former graffiti artist Clyde Thompson experienced the European art scene at age 21, he was inspired by the sweep of what he saw. “When I saw the murals in Europe, they looked like pieces of fine...
Arizona State University history alumnus Kino Reed regularly teaches O’odham cultural studies and social studies at Salt River High School near Scottsdale, Arizona. But this last week he was back at...
Earlier this year, winds in Eagar, Arizona, got up to speeds of 80 mph, and the jungle gym on the playground at the Boys and Girls Club of Round Valley took flight and landed in a nearby field. It...
Standing for hours within crowds of people in hot, sunny and humid conditions is a recipe for heat-related illness — but that’s what spectators at the Tokyo Summer Olympics marathons may be dealing...
For Jesse Lopez , the opportunity to partner with Upward Bound , a federally -funded academic program for college-bound students from underfunded communities , was a chance to pay it forward , since...
It’s a common story: Developers start transforming public spaces with little to no input from the community — and it doesn’t end happily. But, as Arizona State University Assistant Professors Paul...
“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” — Jane Austen Just in time for face-melting season, a study of shade, heat and the best ways to cool...
The work of several students and alumni of the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will be on view in the Valley for the next year as part of IN...
The unseasonably temperate weather in the Phoenix metropolitan area this spring may have everyone scratching their heads, but rest assured, heat will always be a concern in the Valley whose name pays...
When J. Bouey took their first dance class as a teenager in south Phoenix, they just wanted to be a stronger captain for their little-known high school step team. Now, after years of doubts and...
The National Accelerator for Cultural Innovation at Arizona State University will welcome seven Practices for Change fellows from around the country to ASU’s Tempe campus this summer. The Practices...
Living in space is going to present problems. Lots of them. Heat. Cold. Radiation. Is the company liable for overtime pay when the ship wakes you from cryosleep ahead of time? One of the more...
Announced today in Washington, D.C., by Blue Origin , Arizona State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Blue Origin to send payloads to the lunar surface. Blue Origin, a...
A team of researchers from the School of Arts, Media and Engineering will present their work this week at the Association for Computing Machinery’s Conference on Human Factors in Computing, the...

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