Former college basketball player and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn will make an appearance at Southeast Missouri State University to read some of his prized work. Dunn was attended college at Hofstra University where he... >>
Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn to visit Southeast Missouri State University
Former college basketball player and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn will make an appearance at Southeast Missouri State University to read some of his prized work. Dunn was attended college at Hofstra University where he received his Bachelors of Arts in history and English and received his Masters of Arts in creative writing at Syracuse University. Dunn also played basketball at Hofstra University where he was on a basketball scholarship...
BFA seniors exhibit capstone work
A stressful time is upon seniors preparing for graduation, particularly for the nine Southeast Missouri State University seniors presenting their work in the Department of Art's BFA Graduating Seniors Exhibition. The students will showcase four exhibitions, each lasting a week. The River Campus Art Gallery will showcase the artists' work April 20 through May 15...
'Girl Code' comedian to visit campus as SAC's last stand-up
Laughs are sure to be heard during the last comedic visit of the semester at Southeast Missouri State University with Jessimae Peluso of the MTV show "Girl Code." Student Activities Council will host Peluso for a stand-up presentation at 8 p.m. on April 21 in the Academic Hall Auditorium...
Cape Girardeau-based band Eurydice plays at Battle for Pointfest festival
In June 2014, Southeast Missouri State University student and vocalist Josh Cooley posted a Facebook status in hopes of creating a band. Cooley asked about starting a cover band based on the well-known rock band System of a Down, and J.R. Davis, a Southeast student who had never met Cooley face-to-face, responded to the invitation...
Tenth annual Cape Comic Con to be held at Osage Centre next weekend
Ten years ago Ken Murphy hosted a comic con to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his comic book shop. Now he's celebrating 10 years of that same comic con. "To celebrate the 10 years of being in comic book sales business I wanted to have my first event, my first show, if you will, my first convention with the hopes that we would grow that convention to be a regionally recognized event, drawing from as far as Nashville, St. Louis, Springfield -- in all directions," Murphy said...
Southeast art students hold very own "Salon des RefusÚs"
Salon des RefusÚs, which translates from French to "the show of refused works" in English, is a famous exhibit in art history that began in the impressionist era. At Southeast Missouri State University, art students who were not selected to participate in the Annual Juried Student Exhibition, an exhibit that features pieces specifically selected by a qualified and trained art juror, can opt to have their work displayed in the Salon des RefusÚs instead...
Minglewood hosts open mic
Stuart Matthews knows firsthand what it means to be a starting out musician trying to make a living after playing in a duo acoustic act based out of Springfield, Missouri. So when he started and became co-owner of Minglewood Brewery in downtown Cape Girardeau, he wanted to give musicians the opportunity to be heard...
Southeast student organizes art festival in downtown Cape Girardeau
Brandon McCadney looked tired, but he couldn't wipe the grin off his face at the mention of the "All Things Art Festival" put together by his company, Hearts and Beats. It was understandable -- he's been waiting two years. It started all the way back in 2013. McCadney said the idea was thrown out while talking with friend Bartholomew Pittman...
Rock 'n' roll 'Memphis' to come to the Bedell Performance Hall
A touring production of the four-time Tony award winner "Memphis" is coming to the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus for one night only. Bob Cerchio, assistant director of the River Campus, helped bring the Broadway musical to Southeast. Cerchio saw the musical during the Broadway production in New York, which he said "exploded off the stage."...
Comedian Arvin Mitchell to visit Southeast as a part of Spring Fling Week
Southeast Missouri State University's Student Activities Council plans to provide students and staff with several opportunities for entertainment during the final eight weeks of school. The initial week consists of a movie night, a concert with MKTO on Saturday but begins with a comedy show with Arvin Mitchell to start "Spring Fling Week," a week full of activities to get students back in school flow following Spring Break...
MKTO to perform at Southeast as SAC Spring Fling week finale
Most people can sing along to the lyrics, "Baby, you're so classic" when it plays through their car stereo speakers, but they might not be able to rattle off the artist of the catchy hit. "Their first reaction is, 'Who is MKTO?'" Student Activities Council President Ben Mulholland said. ...
Southeast alumnus Brese Squires returns to city as opening act in concert
In elementary school, a young Brese Squires was told by his music teacher that he had a great voice. Like most kids, he didn't take much notice of the compliment, but years later, as Squires began to get older, he realized the teacher may have been right all along...
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