The Arts

Movies, Theater, Art, Books, TV, Music, and Dance

Sue Kaufmann is a docent with Save Ellis Island,

With Open Arms

Alumna Sue Kaufmann is a tour guide at the Ellis Island Museum. View a video of her explaining her role.

Craving Cuba text and flag

A Sense of Identity

Three generations of Cuban Americans discuss the island nation in new documentary.

computer coded mona lisa

Hi-Tech Art Appreciation

How a computer can evaluate paintings like an art scholar. View a video of how its done.

Ella Fitzgerald


Remembering the First Lady of Song at Rutgers University–Newark.

Jake Schlaerth, a Mason Gross School of the Arts graduate student

The Sound of Angels

Jake Schlaerth has mastered the rarest of instruments, the glass armonica. View a video of him playing it.

B.B. King in dressing room

Double Take

The photography of Terrence A. Reese at the Zimmerli.

Illustration of hands holding a smart phone

Smart Filmmaking With a Smartphone

How to make a great movie, in the palm of your hand.

Blythe Coons MGSA’09 performing of Grounded, a one-woman play about an F-16 fighter pilot

No-Fly Zone

Dramatizing drone warfare.

Filmaker Alyssa Lopez

Double Vision

The videos of student Alyssa Lopez.

Experimental film by Edin Velez

Underground Movement

Hyperrealistic video portraits of New York City subway commuters.

Bryna Turner

Bull Session

Out of the shoot with Bull in a China Shop.

Various onions

The Joy of Onions

New cookbook celebrates this vegetable as well as scallions, garlic, leeks, and shallots.