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2010 Media Archive


KSU Orchestra to Perform in China

East Cobber, 12/27/10

KSU Orchestra will perform in China

WGST 640 News Radio, 12/24/10

Included in the morning news hourly broadcasts. The piece was also picked up by:

Congoo, 12/24/10

Kennesaw State's Symphony Orchestra set to tour China with music by Chen Yi

ArtsCriticATL, 12/23/10

Many American musicians, feeling their art embattled at home, now take China’s rise to musical supremacy as a godsend, as if the cavalry was coming to the rescue. “China is integral to the future of classical music,” says conductor Michael Alexander, who will lead the Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra to China on its first international tour, December 31 through January 7. “This isn’t a recruiting trip,” Alexander says. “It’s more a chance for us to learn from them. If we happen to recruit someone for KSU, that’ll be really lucky.” READ MORE

Atlanta dance in 2010: A year of highlights, controversy and a vibrant local scene

ArtsCriticATL, 12/21/10

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings has two projects included in this round-up.

Public Spectacle: Public Art in ATL

Atlanta Modern Luxury, 12/20/10

Both dance Prof. Lauri Stallings and art Prof. Matt Haffner are cited as helping make 2010 the "year of the public art happening in Atlanta.

FOX 5 News Roundup: KSU Orchestra is headed for China

Fox 5 News, 12/20/10

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KSU Orchestra to Perform in China

CBS 46, 12/21/10

Greenfield (Ind.) Daily Reporter, 12/20/10

Daily Journal, 12/20/10

11Alive.com, 12/20/10

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/17/10

Topix, 12/17/10

India Times, 12/17/10

The TV Realist, 12/17/10

Jersey Shore Reality, 12/17/10

All Voices, 12/17/10

Xian Travel, 12/17/10

Atlanta dance in 2010

A couple of projects by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings are included among the year's dance highlights.

ArtsCriticATL, 12/21/10


FOX 5 News Roundup - Dec. 20

Includes a highlight about the KSU Orchestra's upcoming tour of China. The story starts at the 2:10.

Fox 5 News, 12/20/10

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Best of Atlanta theater 2010

TPS Prof. Margaret Baldwin is lauded for her play, "Night Blooms."

ArtsCriticATL, 12/20/10


gloATL and Luminocity Atlanta's Hinterland engages the crowd

Review of art performance choreographed by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings.

Burnaway, 12/17/10


KSU orchestra to perform in China

Preview of upcoming tour by KSU Orchestra

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/17/10


Marietta Daily Journal, 12/20/10


Public art helps jolt Atlanta's street life out of its zombified stupor

Broad op-ed piece includes work by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings as an example.

Creative Loafing, 12/16/10


Kennesaw State's Orchestra will perform in China

The orchestra will perform three concerts in Beijing and Xi'an in the New Year.

The Weekly, 12/16/10


The problem(s) with Luminocity Atlanta's Hinterland

Review of the production that featured choreography by Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings; followed by a discussion of public art in the comments.

Creative Loafing, 12/15/10


Committee on Intellectual Property Hosts Two Back-to-Back Conference Sessions

Preview of upcoming the upcoming College Art Association conference highlights Art Prof. Kristen Seaman's presentation.

College Art Association News, 12/14/10


Dashboard Co-Op announces their 2011 artists

The artists include art student Johnathan Welsh.

Creative Loafing, 12/13/10

Disaster Relief

Highlights Art Prof. Katherine Taylor's solo exhibition at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.

The Atlanta, December 2010

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Review: KSU Percussion Ensemble

A review of the Nov. 29 performance in the Bailey Performance Center.

Kennesaw Patch, 11/30/10


Luminosity's "Hinterland": a photo gallery

A photo feature on Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings' collaborative project, which featured several KSU dance students.

ArtsCriticATL, 11/30/10


Hinterland Review: Big Boi, gloATL, giant crowds and an exuberant spectacle in downtown Atlanta

A review of Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings' collaborative project, which featured several KSU dance students.

ArtsCriticATL, 11/28/10


KSU dance director receives Cobb Symphony award

Prof. Ivan Pulinkala was honored by Cobb Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 13.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11/23/10


Lauri Stallings and Big Boi's "Hinterland," healing the Balkanization of downtown Atlanta

Dance Prof. Lauri Stallings will team with Outkast musician to present a site-specific production on Nov. 27.

ArtsCriticATL, 11/21/10


Creative Loafing, 11/22/10


Review: Last chance to see emerging artists Kelly O'Brien, Sam Parker and Nikki Starz at Kibbee Gallery

Alumni Sam Parker (art, 2004) and Nikki Starz (art, 2010) are reviewed.

ArtsCriticATL, 11/19/10


Review: D-Man in the Waters shows off Kennesaw's strengths

Positive review of the fall dance concert was also picked up by other blogs.

Creative Loafing: Culture Surfing, 11/18/10


Georgia Art Exchange, 11/18/10


Sculptures at Kibbee Gallery balance slapstick with malevolence

Alumni Sam Parker (art, 2004) and Nikki Starz (art, 2010) are reviewed.

Burnaway, 11/15/10


Lobby Hero
brings the graveyard shift to life

Andrew Puckett (tps, 2010) is reviewed for his role as Jeff in this Pinch n' Ouch Theatre production.

Creative Loafing, 11/15/10

Just dance: KSU dance director Ivan Pulinkala leads the university to new heights

Prof. Pulinkala is profiled.

The Sunday Paper, 11/14/10


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D-Man in the Waters

Dance concert is highlighted.

Atlanta PlanIt, 11/12/10

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Newsworthy: 'Meet the Artist' Event at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

Art Prof. Katherine Taylor is featured in a solo exhibition through Dec. 19.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/12/10

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Butcher and Tsambiras operate Restless Devices at Beep Beep

Art Prof. Joe Tsambiras is featured in a two-person exhibition at Beep Beep Gallery in Atlanta.

Creative Loafing, 11/11/10

Student art show sells out High Museum

Photo feature about the KSU student art event in the Greene Family Education Center at High Museum.

The Sentinel, 11/10/10


Sally Litchfield: Kell High School's Robotics Team...

David Burch (art ed, 2006) is mentioned in this brief about a team he coaches at Kell High School.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/10/10

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Cobb Symphony Orchestra to present "Sounds of Autumn"

Mentions that Dance Prof. Ivan Pulinkala will be honored by the CSO on Nov. 13.

Marietta Daily Journal, 11/9/10

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Music and Memory: Laurence Sherr '78

Music Prof. Laurence Sherr is profiled.

Duke University Magazine, November 2010



KSU Launches Music Business Program

Information about the Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program. MEBUS director Bruce Burch is quoted and pictured.

Grammy, Fall 2010


Bruce Burch: Atlanta Skyline

Profile of the director of the Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program.

American Songwriter, 10/29/10


Recital review: Soprano Measha Brueggergosman, touring her new CD, at Kennesaw's Bailey Center

Pierre Ruhe reviews this Premiere Series performance.

ArtsCriticATL, 10/25/10


Queer art and dance take over Decatur

Art Prof. Robert Sherer and William Cash (art, 2006) are in a group show; sales of their work benefit the Sherer GLBT Scholarship at KSU.

The Georgia Voice, 10/21/10


Retiring won't ground exec's charitable efforts

Profile of Lockheed exec Lee Rhyant highlights that he received a Flourish Award from KSU Arts.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/21/10


Student passes away due to massive head injuries

Former art student Michael Chadwick "Chad" Wilson passed away on Oct. 12.

The Sentinel, 10/20/10


Soprano to perform in KSU Premiere Series on Saturday

Preview of Measha Brueggergosman concert.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/20/10

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Let the music play

Article about the opening of Cobb Symphony Orchestra's season. Music Prof. Michael Alexander, artistic director of the CSO is quoted.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/19/10


From the dome and off the cuff: KSU Improv Society

Profile of the student organization.

The Sentinel, 10/12/10


Panel goes behind the music with recording industry professionals

Coverage of the music industry panel presented by Kappa Alpha Psi with assistance from the Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program.

The Sentinel, 10/12/10


Art review: Katherine Taylor at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

Catherine Fox reviews Art Prof. Katherine Taylor's "Parallax" exhibition.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/8/10


Kennesaw State to host workshop for high school singers

Previews the Women's Choral Day program.

The Duluth Weekly, 10/8/10


Columbus jazz events: Cavaliers to play outdoor concert

Music Prof. Trey Wright is the guest artist on this Oct. 7 performance in Columbus, Ga.

Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer, 10/7/10


California Chronicle, 10/7/10


Performances ask, "What's Your Secret?"

Highlights last spring's "Post Secret" exhibition and previews the upcoming "What's Your Secret?" production of short plays by KSU students and others.

The Sentinel, 10/5/10


KSU Flourish Awards

A full page of photos from the Third Annual Flourish Luncheon.

Marietta Daily Journal, 10/3/10

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Back to Alabama with Cleage and Baldwin

Duo profile of TPS Prof. Margaret Baldwin and fellow playwright Pearl Cleage.

American Theatre, October 2010

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'Night Blooms' provides intimate view of civil rights era

Review of TPS Prof. Margaret Baldwin's play. Fellow TPS Profs Karen Robinson and Harrison Long are also mentioned.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 10/1/10


Ruth Mitchell Dance opens season with 'evolve'

Preview also mentions that the KSU Dance Company will perform on the program.

Access Atlanta, 10/1/10



KSU receives NEA funding for "D-Man in the Waters"

Feature about the grant received by the KSU Dance Company and Dance Prof. Ivan Pulinkala.

The Sentinel, 9/28/10


Concert reviews: Takacs Quartet at Spivey Hall and pianist Orion Weiss at Bailey Center

Review of the Premiere Series performance by Orion Weiss, Sept. 26.

ArtsCriticATL, 9/27/10


Review: "Night Blooms," funny, complex and touching, gets world premiere from Horizon Theatre

Review of T&PS Prof. Margaret Baldwin's play, directed by fellow Prof. Karen Robinson and featuring Prof. Harrison Long.

ArtsCriticATL, 9/26/10


Matt Gilbert, Matt Haffner and Nat Slaughter / Convergent Frequencies

Preview of Art Prof. Matt Haffner's installation.

Flux 2010, 9/25/10


A look back at the UPS whiteboard

Art alum Andy Azula (art, 1990) and his role in UPS marketing is profiled.

Basement Light, 9/20/10


Art Attack: Shipping Containers as Galleries

Preview of Prof. Matt Haffner's "Convergent Frequencies" installation.

Modern Luxury, 9/17/10


Mahala Rai Banda blends Roma, world cultures

Preview of Year of Romania concert.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/17/10


Marietta High School Teacher 2010 Flourish Awards Recipient

Press release about one of the recipients of the 2010 Flourish Awards.

Marietta City Schools, 9/16/10



Arts Flourish Awards

Photo feature about the college's 2010 Flourish Awards. Dean Joseph Meeks is among those pictured.

Burnaway, 9/15/10

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Convergent Frequencies highlights urban geography this weekend

Preview of installation by Art Prof. Matt Haffner.

Burnaway, 9/15/10


Convergent Frequencies comes to Krog Street, Sept. 17-19

Preview of installation by Art Prof. Matt Haffner.

Atlanta INtown, 9/15/10



'Convergent Frequencies' transforms the corner of Krog and Irwin Street

Review of Art Prof. Matt Haffner's installation.

Creative Loafing, 9/13/10


KSU luncheon honors four who have helped the arts in Ga.

Highlights the annual Flourish Luncheon and Awards.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/13/10



Art: Matt Haffner

Art Prof. Matt Haffner's "Tales from the Lonesome City" series is featured.

Hobo Eye Online Arts Journal, 9/7/10



Kennesaw State Students Want Fees Trimmed

Art major Brian Prince is interviewed in this report about student fees in the summer term.

11 Alive TV, 9/2/10






A life in full circle

Art Ed Prof. Diana Gregory is featured in this profile of artist Susanne Fincher.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/29/10, p. E1


Ancient techniques from Nepal on view at Kennesaw State

Arts critic Catherine Fox says KSU "hits a home run" with the "Living Treasures of Nepal" exhibition.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/28/10


Rome News-Tribune, 8/28/10


The Right Notes: Music industry veterans to lead new music and entertainment certificate program at KSU

The Katz Music and Business Entertainment Program is discussed. Bruce Burch is pictured. Keith Perissi and Joseph Meeks are quoted.

Marietta Daily Journal, 8/25/10


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Strike a pose

KSU students Allie Yoder (early childhood education), Minoo Bassery (theatre & performance studies) and Molly Wilkes (art) are the subject of this photo feature.

Marietta Daily Journal, 8/25/10

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Theatre faculty takes center stage, gives proceeds back to students

TPS Prof. Jane Barnette is interviewed for this preview of the annual staged reading by the TPS faculty. Professors John Gentile, Charles Parrott and Dean Adams are also mentioned.

The Sentinel, 8/17/10


KSU Hires Music Industry Veterans To Head New Music And Entertainment Business Program

Bruce Burch, Keith Perissi and Heather Malcom have been hired for this program.

Music Dish, 8/22/10


Award-Winning Artist Overcomes Disability

Discusses the art career of Jessica Blinkhorn (art, 2005).

"Good Morning America," ABC News, 8/20/10


Thespian travels overseas to broaden horizons

Story looks at TPS student Sarah Beth Rapson's summer abroad in KSU's partnership program at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland.

The Sentinel, 8/17/10


'Living Treasures of Nepal' Exhibit at KSU Art Museum

Highlights the exhibition on display until Oct. 11.

Marietta Daily Journal, 8/20/10

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Through a Window of Paint revisits the genre of realistic landscapes

Highlights work by art Prof. Joe Remillard.

BurnAway, 8/19/10


A Confederacy of Dunces coverage

Theatrical Outfit production features costume designs by TPS Prof. Jamie Bullins and performances by several TPS students and alumni, including Andrew Crigler, Rachel deJulio, Andrew Puckett and Mary Wolfson. The media coverage usually mentions Bullins and sometimes mentions the students and alumnus.

Playbill, 8/11/10


Marietta Daily Journal, 8/13/10

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Music videos make a comeback thanks to YouTube, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

MEBUS director Bruce Burch is quoted.

Access Atlanta, 8/13/10


Autumn Ballerina & Rylee the Rocket Pig (a cute corgi comic) by Joie Brown

Interview and artwork by art grad Joie Brown (art, 2008).

CorgiTales, 8/13/10


Fall theater has Southern flavor

Highlights several Atlanta-area plays featuring the work of KSU faculty, staff and students, including "A Confederacy of Dunces" with designs by Prof. Jamie Bullins and several student actors, "Night Blooms" written by Prof. Margaret Baldwin and "Stealing Dixie" featuring Corey Bradberry (TPS, 2008).

ABC News, 8/12/10


Access Atlanta, 8/13/10


Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/17/10


Kennesaw State Gets $2 Million Art Museum Pledge

The announcement of a challenge gift from Bernard Zuckerman was picked up the Associate Press wire. The story first appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/12/10


Access Atlanta, 8/12/10


Art & Education News, 8/12/10

http://artandeducation.net/updates/2010/08 (scroll down)

Atlanta PlanIt, 8/12/10


(Columbus, Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer, 8/12/10


Georgia Public Broadcasting News, 8/12/10


Connecticut Post, 8/12/10


Macon (Ga.) Telegraph, 8/12/10


The (Duluth) Weekly, 8/12/10


WTXL-TV 27 (Tallahassee/Valdosta), 8/12/10


WCRB-TV 3 (Chattanooga, Tenn.), 8/12/10


WTOC-TV 11 (Savannah, Ga.), 8/12/10


Washington (D.C.) Examiner, 8/12/10


Victoria (Texas) Advocate, 8/12/10


13WMAZ-TV (Macon, Ga.), 8/13/10


Marietta Daily Journal, 8/13/10

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Leisure Opportunities (England), 8/24/10


Fall classical season covers the metro terrain

Highlights the upcoming KSU Premiere Series performance by Measha Brueggorgosman.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 8/12/10



JULY 2010

Steep Canyon Rangers

Event highlight for the upcoming Aug. 8 performance.

Creative Loafing, 7/29/10


Jessica E. Blinkhorn performs at Eyedrum tonight

Interview with Jessica Blinkhorn (art, 2005).

Creative Loafing, 7/27/10


Big Band Blowout at KSU

Photo feature about the July 25 Starlight Series performance by Marietta Daily Journal.

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Jazz Orchestra Atlanta, trumpeter to perform Sunday

Highlights the upcoming Starlight Series concert.

Marietta Daily Journal, 7/23/10

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Andy Azula Creative Director at The Martin Agency, Part 4

Part 4 of the video interview with art alumnus Andy Azula (art, 1990) about his career in advertising.

The Buzz Bubble, 7/20/10


Blubrry Podcasting, 7/20/10


Nelson: Burch really will be tough act to follow

Biz Perspective column praises Bruce Burch, now director of KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program.

Athens Banner-Herald, 7/18/10


Music Business loses key staffers

Includes details about of KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program.

Red and Black (Athens), 7/14/10


Bayou Liberty culture and charm preserved by local artists

Documents a project in Louisian co-directed by Art Prof. Natasha Lovelace-Habers and involving art students Emily Lester and April Nelson.

The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, 7/11/10


Andy Azula Creative Director at The Martin Agency, Part 3

Part 3 of the video interview with art alumnus Andy Azula (art, 1990) about his career in advertising.

The Buzz Bubble, 7/11/10


AdCrowd, 7/20/10


Burch leaving UGA for Kennesaw State

Bruce Burch will head KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program.

Access North Georgia, 7/8/10


3 leaving UGA program for Kennesaw State

Announces the staff of KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program.

Athens Banner-Herald, 7/8/10


News Channel 9, Chattanooga, 7/8/10


WTOC 11, Savannah, 7/8/10


WRCB 3, Chattanooga, 7/8/10


Washington Examiner, 7/8/10


The (Duluth, Ga.) Weekly, 8/18/10


Music business founders leaving UGA for Kennesaw State

News brief announces the staff of KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program.

Athens Banner-Herald, 7/7/10


Flagpole Magazine, 7/7/10


Athens Music Junkie, 7/7/10


The Day Jobs, 7/7/10


New Programs: Art, Communications, Business, Entertainment Management, Dance, Sustainability, Corrections

KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program is mentioned.

Inside Higher Ed, 7/6/10


Andy Azula Creative Director at The Martin Agency, Part 2

Part 2 of the video interview with art alumnus Andy Azula (art, 1990) about his career in advertising.

The Buzz Bubble, 7/4/10


Blubrry Podcasting, 7/4/10


CloudNet, 7/20/10


5 art installation disasters, mishaps and failures

"Spaceship Earth" at KSU is ranked #5. The sculpture has been rebuilt.

Artflaw, 7/5/10


JUNE 2010

Atlanta World Premiere of Confederacy of Dunces Will Feature Munoz, McManus, Mitchell

TPS student actors Andrew Crigler, Rachel DeJulio and Mary Wolfson, who are appearing in this production, are mentioned in this preview. TPS Prof. Jamie Bullins, who is designing costumes, is also mentioned.

Playbill, 6/29/10


KSU launches Music and Entertainment Business Certificate Program

The Hollywood Reporter, 6/28/10


WABE 90.1, 6/29/10


Marietta Daily-Journal, 6/29/10


Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 6/30/10


Andy Azula Creative Director at The Martin Agency, Part 1

Part 1 of the video interview with art alumnus Andy Azula (art, 1990) about his career in advertising.

The Buzz Bubble, 6/25/10


Ad Blog News, 6/25/10


Blubrry Podcasting, 6/26/10


SportSnipe, 6/26/10


Kennesaw State University gets grant to stage Bill T. Jones dance

NEA grant will fund "D-Man in the Waters" performance, lectures, workshops and master classes.

Access Atlanta, 6/22/10


Kennesaw State University relies on Solid State Logic AWS 900+ SE Console for concert recording

Profiles recording system in the Bailey Performance Center. Bobby Asher, managing and artistic director of the BPC, is quoted and photographed.

Sound & Video Contractor, 6/11/10


Banks and Shane to perform in free outdoor concert at Kennesaw State

Previews June 27 concert

The Weekly, 6/9/10


MAY 2010

2 Atlanta college dance companies at Kennedy Center on Friday

Highlights KSU Dance Company's national performance

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arts & Culture Blog, 5/26/10


Jazz festival is part of a healthier Atlanta scene

Music Prof. Sam Skelton is quoted and the KSU jazz program is discussed.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5/21/10

KSU Dancers to perform in 'Lift' at Woodruff Arts Center

The KSU Dance Company is among the companies on this May 15 program.

Marietta Daily Journal, 5/14/10

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Old-timey music

Review of Theatre in the Square production highlights performance by Jennifer Akin (theatre, 1996).

Creative Loafing, 5/9/10

Fight or Flight? Kelly McKernan sends mixed signals

Review of Beep Beep Gallery exhibition by Kelly McKernan (art, 2009).

Burnaway, 5/6/10

Dance leaders selected as 'Advisory Board of the Year'

The KSU Dance Advisory Board received this award from KSU.

Marietta Daily Journal, p. 4D, 5/5/10

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Something old, something new, something local: Atlanta Ballet's Sheer Exhilaration

Review of Atlanta Ballet program includes positive review of the included choreography by Prof. Ivan Pulinkala and performed by dance major John Welker.

Creative Loafing, 5/5/10


Saxophonist’s notes can be heard all over

Preview of saxophonist Sam Skelton's May 8 performance in Gainesville.

The Gainesville (Ga.) Times, 5/5/10

APRIL 2010

Undergraduate scholars shine at research symposium

Lists art students April Marten, Kristel Nubla and Jordan Rice along with Prof. Natasha Lovelace-Habers under "Students conducting research that benefits the surrounding community."

News at KSU, 4/30/10

Kennesaw freshman wins singing competition

Highlights music student Chani Maisonet and includes a photo.

Tome News-Tribune, 4/30/10

Kennesaw State University Re-names Department of Theatre and Performance Studies

Atlanta PlanIt, 4/22/10

Q. and A. With Stuart Elliott
Elliott answers a question about the UPS ads created by and starring alum Andy Azula (art, 1990).

The New York Times, 4/22/10

Winning Partnerships

Details the relationship between the College of the Arts and Fuse Graphics. COTA staff members Cheryl Anderson Brown and Joshua Stone are quoted.

Georgia Printer, Spring 2010

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Piano Concert

Previews the world premiere of "Ouachita Waters" by Music Prof. Laurence Sherr. He is quoted and pictured.

National Park Service, Hot Springs, April 2010

Campus News

Brief about TPS student James Maloof.

Marietta Daily Journal, 4/22/10

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Atlanta Ballet Presents Sheer Exhilaration as Season Finale 5/6-9

Previews upcoming Atlanta Ballet performance which includes choreography by Prof. Ivan Pulinkala and features dance student John Welker.

Broadway World, 4/15/10

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 4/16/10

All Humanity TV, 4/26/10


ArtsCriticATL, 5/3/10

Marietta Daily Journal, 5/4/10

KSU presents August Wilson's award-winning play 'Fences'

Previews the KSU production.

Marietta Daily Journal, 4/13/10

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Featured Events: Athens Chamber Chorus

Atlanta PlanIt, 4/13/10

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Young musicians compete in pia
no competition

Huu Mai (music performance, 2004) directed this competition and Prof. David Watkins adjudicated; both are mentioned in the article.

Gwinnett Daily Post, 4/8/10

Composer sets up shop at UGA, Kennesaw State

Previewing the upcoming residency by the Athens Chamber Chorus. Music Prof. Laurence Sherr is mentioned.

Athens Banner-Herald, 4/4/10

MARCH 2010

A few questions with Ben Goldman

A Q&A with Ben Goldman (art, 2006).

Creative Loafing, 3/25/10

Robert Sherer: Male Nudes, The Real vs. the Ideal

Art Prof. Robert Sherer’s work is examined.

Elisa Rolle’s Journal, 3/25/10

Marietta graphic designer takes 2nd in Kroger's reusable bag competition

Ashley Fleishel (art, 2007) is profiled.

Marietta Daily Journal, 3/22/10

Newsworthy: 'New Works and Ideas' Festival March 24-27 at KSU

Column highlights the upcoming event.

Marietta Daily Journal, p. 1D, 3/19/10

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D204’s music won’t die

Music Prof. Jennifer Marotta’s efforts to help save public school music programs is spotlighted.

Naperville (Ill.) Sun, 3/18/10


Jazzed Up
Photo feature on Lionel Loueke master class. Several students are shown.
Marietta Daily Journal, 3/16/10

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Student artists take top honors in All-State Art Symposium

Highlights event co-sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts.

Gwinnett Daily Post, 3/13/10

Dance news: Works by two Atlanta choreographers (with their students) going to the Kennedy Center

Highlights Dance Prof. Ivan Pulinkala and the KSU Dance Company.

ArtsCriticATL, 3/11/10

KSU student wins best stage design award

Brief about TPS student James Maloof.

Marietta Daily Journal, 3/10/10

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“PostSecret” exhibit comes to Kennesaw State U

The AP Wire-Service story about the “PostSecret” exhibition was picked up by numerous media outlets.

Associated Press, 3/10/10

WSPA TV 7 (Spartanburg, S.C.)


Washington Examiner


(Columbus, Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer


WBFF Fox 45 (Boston)

WTOP 103.5 (Washington)


Atlanta Examiner


WRCB TV (Chattanooga)


Fox 31 Online (Albany, Ga.)

San Francisco Examiner


WALB News 10 (Albany, Ga.)


WIS News 10 (Columbia, S.C.)


WTOC TV 11 (Savannah)


WMBF (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)


WTVM 9 (Columbus, Ga.)


WTXL TV 27 (Tallahassee, Fla.)


WJZ TV 13 (Baltimore)




Washington Examiner

WAOK 1380


News Spider


Rome (Ga.) News-Tribune

“PostSecret” exhibit at Kennesaw State University’s Art Gallery at Sturgis Library

Highlights the “PostSecret” exhibition.

Access Atlanta, 3/9/10

PostSecrets on View at Kennesaw State University

Highlights the “PostSecret” exhibition.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3/8/10

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View Atlanta, 3/9/10


Lionel Loueke Trio!

Previews the March 13 Premiere Series performance.

Be Community, 3/7/10

It’s Live. Most of It Is Free. It’s Outstanding.

Reviews recital by Music Prof. Adam Kirkpatrick in Atlanta.

Dick’s World, 3/5/10

Anchors Aweigh

Spotlights the March 24 performance by the U.S. Navy Band.

Atlanta MetBlogs, 3/4/10

Campus exhibit permits free expression

Details the exhibition of Frank Warren's PostSecret in the Art Gallery, Sturgis Library.

The Sentinel, 3/2/10

College Meets Company

Profiles the KSU Program in Dance’s partnership with Atlanta Ballet. Prof. Ivan Pulinkala is quoted and student John Welker is mentioned.

DanceU101, 3/1/10

College Orchestra Directors National Conference

Profiles the conference hosted at KSU.

“Spotlight on Cobb,” TV23, 3/1/10


Across the Floor: College Meets Company

Details the partnership between KSU Dance and Atlanta Ballet.

Dance Magazine, March 2010


Artist Spotlight: Don Robson

Art Prof. Don Robson and his artwork are featured.

The Arts Gardner, 2/28/10

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"PostYourSecret" art exhibit featured at Kennesaw State University

Highlights the exhibition of Frank Warren's PostSecret in the Art Gallery, Sturgis Library.

Topix, 2/23/10

Cobb Energy PAC Presents Atlanta Ballet's Robert Barnett in Four Seasons

Senior dance major Myles Johnson's choreography and dance major John Welker will be featured on this program.

Broadwayworld.com, 2/23/10

KSU Awarded Board of Regents 2010 Honors

Awards include the Teaching Excellence Award which was presented to TPS Prof. Karen Robinson

Coosa Valley News, 2/23/10

Exhibit turns secrets into art

Details the exhibition of Frank Warren's PostSecret in the Art Gallery, Sturgis Library.

Marietta Daily Journal, 2/22/10

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Support the Kennesaw State University College of the Arts

Details the college's annual fundraising campaign.

Georgia Art Exchange, 2/18/10


Kennesaw State University and Atlanta Ballet Launch an Educational Partnership

Atlanta ShowGuide, February 2010

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KSU Hosts National Conference for Orchestra Directors

Spotlights the College Orchestra Directors Conference held at KSU, Feb. 4-7.

KSU Financial Services Newsletter, February 2010

Spotlight Event: PostSecret

Highlighting the exhibition of Frank Warren's PostSecret in the Art Gallery, Sturgis Library.

Atlanta PlanIt, 2/15/10

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Expecting violinist wows audience

Review of Prof. Helen Kim's performance of Brahms' Violin Concerto with the KSU Orchestra. Prof. David Kehler is also mentioned.

The Sentinel, 2/9/10

Why Are You Addicted to the UPS Whiteboard Ads?

An analysis of the effectiveness of the UPS campaign designed by and starring grad Andy Azula (art, 1992).

Test of Time Design, 2/9/10

Kennesaw State Salutes NAACP

Follow-up story about the NAACP anniversary concert featuring the Ritz Chamber Players in the Bailey Performance Center.

Atlanta Daily World, 2/5/10

KSU Storytellers to perform at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Preview of Feb. 20 performance by KSU Tellers in Kennesaw.

Marietta Daily Journal, 2/1/10

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City Cafe

John Lemley and Shane Harrison discuss the "Bat Boy: The Musical" production at KSU.

WABE Radio, 1/21/10

Weekend Preview

David Lee Simmons and Lois Reitzes discuss the Cantus performance at KSU.

WABE Radio, 1/21/10

Kennesaw State Salutes NAACP
The centennial of the NAACP was marked on January 9 by the performance of the Ritz Chamber Players.
Atlanta Daily World, 01/19/10


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