Brooklyn-based band St. Lucia played to a packed crowd at the Gargoyle Friday night. The free show was sponsored by Social Programming Board (@WUSTLSPB). On March 5, SPB will present comedians Mike Birbiglia and Judah Friedlander.
The artist reclines, painting rags in hand, gazing at a blank white canvas. Thick tubes of oil litter the table beside her. From a glass vase, brushes sprout like flower buds in winter, silhouetted against the snow.
Virginia Shoup Terpening (1917-2007) may have been an art-world outsider, but she was not naïve.
"I like to think of myself as the ‘mother’ of Wash. U. students. We ask a lot of freshmen 18-year-olds and I think our students need a place or a person where they can be the 18-yr-old ‘kid’ ― not the scholar or athlete. That is one of the reasons I created Home Plate― so there’s a place students can be fed + taken care of.”
Last Spring, WUSTL alumna Elinor Harrison (far right) performed in “Beauty” by the acclaimed dance troupe Jane Comfort and Company. This January, she returns to campus as the 2014 Marcus Residency Dance Artist in the Performing Arts Department of the Arts & Sciences.
#WUSTL’s Edison Theatre features The Wonder Bread Years this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24 and 25 at 8pm. The show, part of theOvations Series at Washington University in St. Louis, takes a look back on the food, toys, commercials, and TV shows of the 1960’s and 70’s.