Books & Arts
Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016
Siren Songs summons the ghosts of torch singers past—and delivers the groove of a new jazz thang. Hear some of the debut album by Jackie Gage ’13.
Clay Hamilton, 16 Nov 2015
A showpiece of outdoor sculpture: Going Around the Corner with X, created and donated by world-renowned artist Fletcher Benton. Its new permanent home is outside the de Saisset Museum.
Jeff Gire, 27 Aug 2015
Blye Faust ’97 knew that the subject of her film was an incredible story. The unbelievable part was that no one had told it yet.
Rich Karlgaard and Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77, 12 Aug 2015
Ronald Reagan knew how to build a winning political team. So did Bill Clinton. Their secret? They ignored the conventional wisdom.
Grace Ogihara, 1 Jul 2015
Art and entropy and curating a show from a world-class collection of contemporary sculptors, painters, and multimedia visionaries—sounds like nice work if you can get it, right? Those are the stars that aligned for students under Tobias Wofford, an assistant professor of art history, for the exhibition Interrupting Entropy: Selections from the Betlach Collection.
Mark Purdy, 4 Mar 2015
Jorma Kaukonen ’64 plays and sings stuff hard won through a life in music. The rustic blues vibe of his latest album is crunchily satisfying.
Lindsey Kouvaris ’02, 4 Feb 2015
The de Saisset Museum launches Creative in Common, the first exhibition in its yearlong celebration of 60 years on the Mission campus.
Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Dec 2014
With her latest and stunning book of photographs, Susan Middleton ’70 portrays tiny ocean creatures in a way that opens up the whole blessed world anew.
Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 3 Nov 2014
Historian Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78 talks about the 1989 UCA massacres in El Salvador and how she helped tell the story of witness Lucía Cerna.
Lucía Cerna, 15 Oct 2014
A first-person account by the housekeeper in the Jesuit community at the University of Central America. She witnessed the killing of six Jesuits by government soliders, and telling the truth about that night cost her dearly.