When word circulated last fall that Hollywood blockbuster "Gone Girl" would be filmed in Cape Girardeau with the likes of celebrities like Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris and Rosamund Pike, Southeast Missouri State... >>
Cat sanctuary in Ste. Genevieve is home to five
Nestled away in the hills of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, is a 55-acre patch of land that serves an interesting purpose. The Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary is a small non-profit facility that rescues abused and neglected lions and tigers. The facility currently houses four tigers and one lion with the capacity to hold up to six big cats...
Stained glass panels remounted at Kent Library
Gay Walker, author of "Bonawit, Stained Glass & Yale: G. Owen Bonawit's Work at Yale University and Beyond," came to speak at two events on Oct. 8 at Southeast Missouri State University. Bonawit created the stained glass windows that were in Kent Library's Reading Room...
Jazz series begins with honor to famed pianist
Acclaimed jazz pianist Peter Nero will perform in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus as a part of its jazz series. During the performance Nero will be doing a tribute to legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum. Nero, a mentee of Tatum, will first give the audience a historic look at the life of Tatum as well as the influences and training that Tatum had to go through to become the legend he is today...
Students gain exposure by having video shown on campus movie channel
Southeast Missouri State University student Michael Curry got a big surprise a few weeks ago we he turned on the University's Cinema channel. He saw himself along with his friend Dyvion Johnson's YouTube video playing during the intermission between two films...
'Night of the Living Dead' to take over Capaha Park
Heart beating uncontrollably and panting to catch her breath, Barbara stands in shock in the middle of an abandoned rural farmhouse. This is the only shelter she could find to protect herself from the zombies awaiting outside. Panicked and frightened, Barbara finds six other people hiding inside the house. She realizes that someway, somehow they will have to fight for their survival against these creatures. End scene...
Southeast professor receives award for composed opera
Dr. Robert Fruehwald, composer and teacher at Southeast Missouri State University, recently received an award from The American Prize for his opera "Double Blind Sided." Fruehwald, along with help from two former Southeast teachers, Joséphine Garibaldi and Paul Zmolek, composed the opera, which was performed May 13 at Idaho State University, where both Garibaldi and Zmolek currently teach...
Southeast alumni take part in battle re-enactment
Pilot Knob, Missouri came alive this past weekend as residents and visitors witnessed the recreation of the Battle of Fort Davidson, also known as the Battle of Pilot Knob. The 150th anniversary celebration drew thousands of spectators. According to park officials, the crowd was estimated to be between 15,000 and 20,000. ...
Seven professors hired within theatre and dance department
Southeast Missouri State University welcomed seven new faculty members to the Department of Theatre and Dance this school year. The seven new members specialize in costume and scene design, acting, directing, voice and choreography and have chosen Southeast as their place of profession for a variety of reasons...
Southeast student has his debut role as an extra in 'Gone Girl'
When word circulated last fall that Hollywood blockbuster "Gone Girl" would be filmed in Cape Girardeau with the likes of celebrities like Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris and Rosamund Pike, Southeast Missouri State University students flocked to auditions in hopes of a callback as an extra. ...
Grant awarded to Southeast's Department of Art for $10,000
This summer the Southeast Missouri State University Department of Art received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand its Art Reach program, a volunteer effort to bring art activities to underserved youth in the fall. The NEA, an independent agency of the federal government, awards grants to support the arts for the benefit of individuals and communities. ...
Professor is inspired by the work of her students
Photography professor Wendy Cooper found the inspiration for her research with a group of students from Southeast Missouri State University on the peaks of Yosemite National Park. The photographs she took there are now on display in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum for the Transition Spaces Series 14.1...
River Campus kicks off 12th season of Sundays at Three
The Sundays at Three chamber music series at Southeast Missouri State University is reaching greater heights this season by having a guest performance by the Delphi Trio, a piano trio that has performed throughout the United States and Canada. The Delphi Trio will perform the first concert of the 12th season of Sundays at Three on Sept. ...
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