Arts and Entertainment

New novel underscores timeliness of historical lessons from the Holocaust

Never again.

A simple phrase; two small words to represent the magnitude of a global commitment to forever stand against the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Yet, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day is recognized on Jan. 27 this year, societies across the world continue to see an alarming affinity among certain groups with ideologies that would seem to threaten that solemn promise.

Actress, author Diane Guerrero to deliver 2023 John J. Rhodes Lecture presented by Barrett, The Honors College at ASU

Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University has named actress and author Diane Guerrero the 2023 John J. Rhodes Chair.

As chair, Guerrero will deliver the Rhodes Lecture, “A Conversation with Diane Guerrero,” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Galvin Playhouse at the ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center on the Tempe campus. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for seating. Register here.

ASU film grad wants to teach the art of critique

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2022 graduates.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unwanted source of stress and trauma for most people, it has spurred some to make positive changes. One such “silver lining” was the impetus it provided for Arizona State University online student Adam Khromachou to reevaluate what was important to him.

ASU debuts at world-renowned Guadalajara International Book Fair

Arizona State University for the first time joined some 2,000 presenters from 47 countries that traveled to Mexico to join this year’s Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), held Nov. 26 to Dec. 4 in the Guadalajara Expo.

Founded by the University of Guadalajara in 1987, the FIL is one of the largest book fairs in the world, and this year provided a forum for ASU to showcase its Media Enterprise and the university in general.  

School of Music, Dance and Theatre presents concerto, composition competition winners

Each year, the Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre holds concerto and composition competitions with the aim of providing its top performers and composers the rare and coveted opportunity to perform or have their work performed by a large ensemble. The winners are presented in a concert season beginning Dec. 1, with concert programs built around the winning selections.