Arts & Culture

A man in a dark suit stands before a full, seated audience. He stands at a podium on an elevated stage, lit by a spotlight in a dimly lit theatre. Behind him, the words “The Indiana University Cinema” is projected on the richly hued, velvet curtains that are gathered in luxurious folds.

Screen Savor

“If the ancient Greeks had invented cinema, they’d have a temple like this,” director Peter Weir mused during his visit to the Indiana University…

Anita DeCastro, Virginia Hojas, and Grace Wang demonstrate aerial arts

Dancing in Air

When Anita DeCastro, BA’09, MA’14, is on the pole, she says she feels invincible and powerful. You can see the strength in her arms…

Star Wars fan David West Reynolds in the desert

The Force is Strong with This Hoosier

Seeing 1977’s Star Wars changed David West Reynolds’s life forever.   “(It) burst upon my imagination like nothing else I had ever experienced,” explains Reynolds, BA’88, of New Albany, Ind. “What bowled me over…

IU Alum dressed as the Green Arrow

Superhero of Fun

With a degree in criminal justice and experience in martial arts, it just makes sense that Jake Pierle, BA’14, became a superhero. When his…