On Sunday night, the Undergraduate Theater Collective presented “Quickies,” the annual festival of student-written short plays.
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to speak over the phone with Nash to discuss the exhibition as well as the upcoming Lacto-Fermentation Workshop, which will be held at the Kniznick Gallery at the WSRC on Feb. 8.
On Friday night, the Intercultural Center lounge was booming; students were eating traditional Japanese food, drinking green tea or soft drinks, listening to J-pop, playing games and unwinding with friends after the start of the new semester.
I will likely never know if this is indeed the message the artist had in mind while creating this extraordinary work of art. But I do know this: profound philosophical lessons can be learned anywhere; therefore, it is our imperative to seek out as many opportunities as possible to learn those lessons.
While I did not expect to be startled by drums, or even absolutely enthralled by the concert, what was most unexpected was the realization that the action of simply attending a concert would have the profound effect of preserving someone’s legacy.