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The Olin-Babson Jazz Band

Hi! My name is Molly Farison and I’m a senior at Olin College, right next door. I’ve been in the Olin-Babson jazz band for a couple years now, starting with singing, playing some keyboard, then picking up the saxophone and taking the opportunity to learn something new. It’s a fun, low-key group, and I always…

A Photographer’s Reflection on the BRIC Program

By Marzan Khan: Hello! My name is Marzan Khan, a junior at Babson. Last semester I studied abroad in Babson flagship study abroad program, BRIC. I had the opportunity to travel to Russia, China, and India with fellow Babson students and faculty in order to learn about the opportunities for entrepreneurship within these emerging markets.…

Where Are We Now?

By Frederick Byram: “Where are we now” is a great question that requires quite some personal thought, that must be asked with relative frequency, that levels us, that reveals who we are through what we have been; for many, a scary question. “Where Are We Now?” is the title of David Bowie’s, a personal-favorite amongst…

Hypnotic Music at Wellesley

By Dominic Esposito: On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 5:30pm in the Houghton Chapel (Upper Chapel) composer Jenny Oliva Johnson will be showcasing an original multi-media event that has been hailed by the Boston Globe as “gorgeous, ominous, and hypnotic.” You can also catch Johnson’s work in the Davis Museum with her new exhibit “Sight…

A Classical Journey at Wellesley: Mythos/Melos

By Dominic Esposito: Music will be flying off the page at Wellesley’s “Intertwining Threads of Music and Narrative” as faculty pianists Lois Shapiro and Randall Hodgkinson perform Stravinsky’s revolutionary ballets, Petroushka and The Firebird, plus original works February 9, 2013 at 8pm in Jewett Art Center Auditorium at Wellesley College This event is highly recommended…

Drawing and Fear of Failure

By Danielle Krcmar: “I can’t draw a straight line with a ruler” is often the first thing someone will tell me if I tell them that I teach drawing or I’m an artist. For those of you who want to learn drawing a straight line without a ruler, you might enjoy this, but honestly drawing…

DJ Grip Comes to Babson

By Christopher LoGrippo: I still recall that conversation with my grandfather when I was six years old. “Hey, grandpa, what are you called again?” “I’m an entrepreneur,” he said. “An entrepre– what?” I asked. “I’m an entrepreneur,” he said chuckling. “I own and operate a business that I founded independently.” After he explained exactly what…

Digital Art at Babson-Algorithmix by Lina Maria Giraldo

By Danielle Krcmar: At the Opening Reception for Algorithmix last night, one of my students told me this was the first time she had seen a video based artwork. And while artists like Nam June Paik have been playing with video and interactive work since the early 1960’s and Boston has held an annual cyber-arts…

Soul-Shaker, Iyeoka Okoawo, Comes to Wellesley

By Dominic Esposito: Come to Wellesley’s Multifaith Center, Houghton Chapel February 13th at 7:00pm to experience a powerful performance from Iyeoka Okoawo. Iyeoka is an inspiration for artists all over the world, as she is one of few who followed her passion, morphing from a pharmacist to a full-time recording artist. Iyeoka is now one…