Author Archive for Leah Reisman

Puppet Mastery

Alaskan puppet troupe Reckoning Motions’ performance of “The Great Ziggurat,” held last Tuesday at the Experimental Station, was challenging, elegantly evocative, and all-around enjoyable. The piece, based loosely on the biblical story of the Tower of Babel, explores the concepts…

Watercolors and Glitter

ART’s all-caps name is representative of the enthusiasm and creativity of the group it refers to. Begun last fall under the umbrella of the Chicago Adolescent Mentoring Program and led by University of Chicago students Rachel Reed and Josh Nalven,…

Tuvan Tunes

Pedestrians passing the University of Chicago’s International House on the evening of April 14 may have noticed the bellows emanating from the building’s top floor. Did the University host a didgeridoo competition or rent a few elephants, you ask? Surely…