‘Suite’ at 55

By Jeremy D. Bonfiglio

Daniel Madoff stands in a rigid pose on the Decio Mainstage Theatre stage as the spotlight rises. The dancer contorts his body in a series of complex phrases that have become synonymous with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

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ND’s Silver Screen

By Jeremy D. Bonfiglio

Moviegoing at Notre Dame has come a long way from the simple projector-and-screen setup in Washington Hall that first served the campus community through a formal “Concert and Lecture series” and casual Saturday afternoon matinees beginning more than a century ago.

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A very unlikely story

By Jeremy D. Bonfiglio

It takes the sound of a spoon bouncing off the restaurant table top before Gus Zuehlke realizes he has been pounding his fist into the laminate. “Well,” he says, a bit embarrassed, “I guess you can tell I’m pretty passionate about this.” This is Uganda.

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Enter Notre Dame, patron of the arts

By Jeremy D. Bonfiglio

When Thompson arrived on campus in the summer of 2007, the University made a commitment not only to showcase some of the world’s top performing artists but also to help them cultivate new works to bring to the DPAC’s five stages.

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