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Printmaking Class Covers a Canvas in Current Events

by Lightmary Flores '17

Printmaking, Whittier College, JanTerm coursesHanging over the Wardman Gym lobby gallery is a collaborative art project that unscrolls and presents the political narrative of global immigration and migration. Through Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Sandy de Lissovoy’s JanTerm  Printmaking Workshop, students were able to create interpretive works of art that spoke to current global events.

PRAGDA Film Festival: Film Screening of 7 Boxes

Whittier College Video Production Studios hosts their very first Spanish Film Festival provided by PRAGDA, a film distribution company created to promote, disseminate, and maintain the legacy of Spanish and Latin American cinema through unique cultural initiatives.​ The PRAGDA film series continues with a film screening of 7 Boxes. It’s Friday night in Asunción, Paraguay, and the temperature is sweltering. Víctor, a 17- year-old wheelbarrow delivery boy, dreams of fame and owning a fancy TV set from the infamous Mercado 4. 

PRAGDA Film Festival: Film Screening of From the Land to Your Table

Whittier College Video Production Studios hosts their very first Spanish Film Festival provided by PRAGDA, a film distribution company created to promote, disseminate, and maintain the legacy of Spanish and Latin American cinema through unique cultural initiatives.​ The PRAGDA film series continues with a film screening of  From the Land to Your Table. The documentary of From the Land to Your Table shows the perspectives of seven Ibero-American filmmakers as they capture the conditions and cultural diversity of popular produce markets in their individual countries. 

American Music for Two Pianos

Stephen Cook and Vatche MankerianMusic department faculty member Stephen Cook and guest Vatche Mankerian perform American Music for Two Pianos. The program features the music of Aaron Copland ("Hoe Down" and "Saturday Night Waltz"), Leonard Bernstein ("Symphonic Dances" from West Side Story), and concludes with "Rhapsody in Blue" by George Gershwin.  

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