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The Oberlin Review

Trump Administration Threatens Oberlin Arts Funding

Trump Administration Threatens Oberlin Arts Funding

Daniel Markus, Arts editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Literature & Poetry, Music, Visual Art

Before President Trump took office in late January, multiple publications reported that his transition team had begun compiling a list of federal programs to eliminate in an effort to trim domestic spending. According to The New York Times, that list is expected to be finalized by the Office of Manage...

Feature Photo: Nature Revealed

Feature Photo: Nature Revealed

Vida Weisblum, Managing editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Through Nov. 8, the gallery at Firelands Association for the Visual Arts will display papercut art by regional artist Julie Friedman. Founded in 1979, the nonprofit organization located in the heart of Oberlin strives to enhance accessibility to the visual arts by holding various art exhibitions and...

Community Artists Pay Tribute to Radiation Victim

Community Artists Pay Tribute to Radiation Victim

Danny Evans, Arts Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories

70 years ago this month, a 2-year-old Japanese girl named Sadako Sasaki survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, which killed 80,000 people instantly and at least 70,000 more due to radiation poisoning within a year. She died of radiation-contracted leukemia 10 years after the 1945 bombing, but not...

Powell and Glaser Flex Poetic Muscles at Reading

Logan Buckley, Staff Writer
October 4, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry, Uncategorized

The Main Street Readings series featured an unusual treat this weekend, as Oberlin Professor of Creative Writing Lynn Powell and her friend and fellow poet Elton Glaser read from their new work in the FAVA Gallery. Glaser, distinguished professor emeritus of English at the University of Akron, read from...

Beyond Paint Values Process Over Product

Michelle Polyak, Staff Writer
May 3, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

The focus on the process of creating a product of art was the central theme of Becca Kahn-Bloch’s and Samuel Wechsler’s Senior Studio and Thesis show titled Beyond Paint, shown at FAVA gallery on April 26. As one of the smallest Senior Studio shows, the duo collaboratively organized their work so...

What I Love About Concrete

Logan Buckley, Staff Writer
May 3, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

Bad weather on Sunday didn’t stop the Rolling Cinderblock tour from coming to Oberlin. Filmmakers Katherine Dohan, OC ’10, and Alana Stewart brought their film What I Love About Concrete to audiences at the Oberlin Public Library and the FAVA Gallery, where the planned outdoor screening was moved ...

Senior Extravaganza: Four Art Shows, One Weekend

Senior Extravaganza: Four Art Shows, One Weekend

Sarp Yavuz, Staff Writer
April 27, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Every now and then, Oberlin students are treated to overwhelmingly stimulating weekends. By some cosmic misalignment in scheduling, this past Friday and Saturday saw three senior studio shows and one individual Honors art show take place. College senior Allison Fontaine-Capel’s show, Despierta, was an i...

3 Door Studios Invigorates Town’s Art Scene

Peter Meckel, Staff Writer
September 23, 2011
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

You can find the 3 Door Studios art collective located in the old, Victorian-style house on 121 South Main Street. In the year since renovation began, 3 Door's five resident artists have transformed the house from a dilapidated party center into an attractive workshop, boasting four individual art studios...

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