As one of the largest student-produced festivals in the country, Cohen New Works Festival features over 30 original student projects ranging from plays, operas and technical theater showcases to visual and interactive art and dance performances.
Two Nepalese women, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita (left), leading female mountain guide, and punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai (right), are pictured in a still from “Mothered by Mountains,” which will be shown on Thursday.
“Boyz in the Wood” is the first feature film directed by Ninian Doff, who is most well known for directing music videos. It follows a group of four boys who embark on a journey, encountering hip-hop loving farmers, incompetent police and a royal couple sporting skin masks who will stop at nothing to execute the young travelers.
From the Gregorian chants of monks in 800 A.D. to Lil Dicky’s rapping in 2019, the history of music has shaped what society calls pop music today. Ross Golan, a songwriter, artist and podcast host, discusses the history and components of pop music and the future of songwriting.