Topic: "Arts"

Percussion Quartet to Shake Things Up March 5

February 24, 2015

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is bringing its unique and innovative sound featuring a mix of old and new music from California’s leading composers to Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 5. The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, promises to be a highlight of HMC’s […]

Math Simplified Through Mime

February 18, 2015

Mime-matics

In connection with the spring Michael E. Moody Lecture, the husband-and-wife team of Tim and Tanya Chartier will present a free Mime show from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Harvey Mudd Shanahan Center Auditorium. In Mime-matics, the Chartiers explore mathematical ideas through the art of mime, illustrating and simplifing complex math […]

View AIDS Memorial Quilt at Harvey Mudd College

November 28, 2014

AIDS quilt at Harvey Mudd

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt—the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS—will be on view beginning Dec.1 at Harvey Mudd College. This free display of The AIDS Memorial Quilt is being hosted by Harvey Mudd and Claremont University Consortium Health Education Outreach. Visitors […]

Harvey Mudd Concert Series Begins Oct. 2

September 18, 2014

Drinkward Recital Hall

Harvey Mudd invites you to move to the music. The College’s second annual “Music at Harvey Mudd” concert series begins Thursday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m., in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall. Organized by the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, the series aims to bring a stylistically diverse variety […]

Harvey Mudd’s Annual Shakespeare Play Gets New Stage

May 20, 2014

fight scene from Romeo and Juliet

Harvey Mudd students are known for their love of science and math, so it may come as a surprise that one of the most popular courses at the College is Lit 110: Shakespeare, a class that culminates in a live stage production of one of the bard’s works. The annual Shakespeare play, a hallowed end-of-the-semester […]

Faculty Endowed Chairs Created Through Collaboration

April 11, 2014

campaign launch event

In support of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, alumni and friends have endowed two Harvey Mudd College faculty positions: one in computer science and another in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Endowed faculty positions—chairs, professorships and fellowships—are among the top priorities in the College’s ongoing $150 million comprehensive fundraising effort, which launched […]

After School Specials! A Capella Group Competing in Semi-finals April 5

March 24, 2014

Harvey Mudd students Aleina Wachtel '16 and Benjamin Chasnov '16 (second and third from left) perform with The After School Specials!

Remaining after school is actually pretty special for sophomores Benjamin Chasnov and Aleina Wachtel. The two Harvey Mudd students are members of the The After School Specials!, an a capella group consisting of students from all five of The Claremont Colleges. The group has a signature style—trademark hats and a special shade of green—and covers […]

Musical Time Travel with ARTEK

March 12, 2014

ARTEK-group-web

A time machine is coming to Harvey Mudd College to transport music lovers back to the 17th century, courtesy of acclaimed New York City-based early music ensemble ARTEK (The Art of the Early Keyboard Inc.). Directed by Gwendolyn Toth P15—who is also a soloist on the harpsichord and organ—ARTEK will bring to Claremont a cadre […]

Eclipse Coming to Harvey Mudd, March 11

February 10, 2014

Eclipse-web

Scientific discussions of astronomical obscurities may be common occurrences in the new Shanahan complex but talk will shift to an Eclipse of an entirely different nature next Tuesday when Harvey Mudd will be graced by the spare and stunning sounds of a string quartet of the same name. On March 11, in a celebration of […]