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Arts & Entertainment

Kat Brandel interviewed Marc Vetri '90, a local chef and philanthropist, for an interview for her KatsKrave blog. Photo credit Kris Tookes.

Food for Thought: A Senior Project Showcasing Philly’s Food Scene

Entertainment and arts management major Kat Brandel created an Instagram account, website and video series highlighting the restaurants and people in Philly’s food scene — and raised money for a local hunger relief organization.
Students in the IRL will work with the latest technology including AR/VR-optimized computers, headsets, motion capture systems, immersive cameras, motion platforms and holographic displays.

Getting Real — Drexel Opens Lab to Study Virtual, Augmented and Immersive Reality Technology

A new lab, opening in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University, will put students and researchers in the middle of the latest visual technology. Drexel’s Immersive Research Lab is dedicated to the study and development of new virtual and augmented reality technologies and immersive media, in a space designed to allow collaboration with researchers from across the University.
Grid, Sequence Me (2013).

On Exhibition at Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery: The Art of Game Creation

The Speed of Thinking, is an exhibition spawned from a mobile game about global trade and the collaborative artwork used in the creation of the game. The art team, Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy will also showcase works that portray architecture as fragments affected by economic and communications systems.

Bill visits the site of his former makeshift home which was demolished by the city, 2018. The city demolished Bill’s home and countless others during the summer of 2017 when a deal was reached with Conrail, who owns the land, to clean up and secure the area.

Kensington Blues: Philadelphia’s Opioid Crisis in a Decade of Photographs

Photographer and Drexel University alumnus Jeffrey Stockbridge has captured the veracities of the opioid crisis in Philadelphia through the lens of a decade long photography project, Kensington Blues.

 


Jeff Apruzzese and his wife Paige Holbrook at the Cliffs of Moher from a trip to Ireland over the winter break.

Employee Spotlight: Jeff Apruzzese, the Former Passion Pit Bassist Who’s Playing a New Tune in Drexel’s Music Industry Program

The new associate program director of Drexel University’s music industry program is using his experiences as the bassist of the indie electronica band to teach students about being on the live music side of the music industry.
Shaina McGeth presenting in EAM 365.

Entertainment & Arts Management Class Invites All Students to Explore Their Media Obsessions

EAM 365 — titled “The Entertainment & Media Business” — offers students from all majors the chance to explore business trends within a diverse array of entertainment mediums.
"Nano Lord Voldemort" by Armin Vahid Mohammadi, Auburn University.

The Drexel Collection’s New Exhibit Highlights Art at the Nanoscale

Beautiful images of materials photographed at the microscopic level will be displayed in The Drexel Collection's new NanoArtography exhibit, which opens Dec. 14.
WKDU EMM 2018

WKDU Marks 15th Annual Electronic Music Marathon With Fundraising Milestone

The annual WKDU Electronic Music Marathon had a record-breaking year of fundraising for its 15th anniversary, raising over $9,000 in total with half of the proceeds going to three local nonprofit organizations.



Student bloggers for 'My Rec Life'

Student Bloggers Showcase Drexel Recreational Athletics’ Offerings Through ‘My Rec Life’

In September, a new video blog from Drexel’s Department of Athletics was launched to introduce students to new healthy living options, as well as give student staff the chance to spearhead the project.

Bill Murray at the 2012 Ryder Cup. Photo credit: Brent Flanders.

Why You Should Listen to ‘Bill Murray Stories’

A Drexel University professor scored and mixed the new “The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man” documentary.
Jeremiah Tall performing at last year's Roots, Rock and Research.

Music With a Mission: Second Annual Roots, Rock & Research Benefit Concert to Support A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Celebrate the unifying power of music with fellow autism supporters, music lovers and friends of Drexel at the second annual Roots, Rock & Research benefit concert at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 at World Café Live.

Philadelphia Museum of Dance

Philadelphia Museum of Dance to Bring Local Dance Students, Community Together for Choreographic Assembly

More than 200 artists — including 150 dance students from both Drexel and four other area university-level dance programs — will participate in the hours-long collection of performances on Oct. 6 at the Barnes Foundation.

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Drexel Debuts First Exhibit in Custom-Built Gallery Gifted from Robert and Penny Fox 

Drexel University’s Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is opening its new, custom-built gallery space with the presentation of The Fox Collection, 2008-2018: A Decade of Renewal. The exhibition honors Robert (Hon. ’13) and Penny Fox (Hon.’13) for their generous support, which made the new gallery possible. It will open to the public on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 and run through March 23, 2019.