Archive for 2021

Ópera Afuera: Gustavus Alum Plays Mariachi with the Minnesota Opera

Mariachi Mi Tierra performing at Minnesota Opera's first performance of the season. From L to R: Uriel Torres, Carlos Balbuena '21, Eduardo Castro, Rosalio Castro, José Rendon, Jorge Rendo, Jenny Castro. Singer: Vanessa Alonzo Picture provided by Balbuena Carlos Balbuena ’21 recently played with the Minnesota Opera with the mariachi band, Mariachi Mi Tierra. Ópera […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel 2021 Sends Audiences Forth Singing

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomed audiences back to campus for Christmas in Christ Chapel 2021. Christmas in Christ Chapel returned with joyous song, as befitting the program name, We Shall Go Forth Singing. With safety precautions in place, Gustavus Adolphus College was able to welcome alumni, families and friends, and supporters of Gustavus music back to […]

Fine Arts Week Preview: December 13 – 19

Kristen Lowe, Fox and Crow, 2020-2021, painted, carved and sanded basswood with charcoal, 17 inches in diameter This week features the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum Battle at the River Bottom exhibit. Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday 1:00 […]

Important Notice About Tonight’s Show

Due to inclement weather conditions and for the safety of our students, staff, and off-campus guests, we are postponing  tonight’s show: En Masse and Solstand. Information for En Masse Ticket Holders: We are adding an extra performance for Sunday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m.. The ticket you currently have (both physical and online copy) will […]

Ring In the Season With Gustavus Alumni at the Guthrie’s Christmas Carol

Clay Man Soo '18 (center) plays Young Scrooge in the Guthrie's Christmas Carol. Photo by Jenny Graham Going to A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater this holiday season? You’ll see a few familiar Gustavus Theatre & Dance alumni on stage – and there’s a few who worked on it behind the scenes, too! “Christmas […]

Fine Arts Preview: December 5 – 12

This week features the annual Gustavus Winds of Christmas Concert, The Choreographers’ Gallery, the Theatre Production entitled Solstånd, the continuation of the Battle at the River Bottom Hillstrom exhibit, as well as the final days of the Creative Summer exhibit. Gustavus Winds of Christmas 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 7 Christ Chapel The annual Gustavus Winds […]

Fine Arts Preview: November 29 to December 5

This week features the Christmas in Christ Chapel and the continuation of both the Creative Summer and Battle at the River Bottom exhibits. Christmas in Christ Chapel 2021 Thursday – Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday 3:30 p.m. Christ Chapel Christmas in Christ Chapel 2021 places our stories of lament and meaning-making among the stories of the […]

Fine Arts Preview: November 22 – 28

This week features the opening of the new Hillstrom Museum exhibit, Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe, as well as the continuation of the Creative Summer art exhibit. Creative Summer Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 15 – Wednesday, December 8 Schaefer Art Gallery Recent work […]

Fine Arts Alum in Guthrie Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”

The Guthrie Theatre’s annual showing of “A Christmas Carol” is featuring a handful of Gustavus alumni. Clay Man Soo ‘18 and Rush Benson ‘13 will be performing in this timeless classic. Clay Man Soo will be playing Young Scrooge and Rush Beson will be performing as Belle’s Husband/ Ghost of Christmas Future.  Former Gustavus students […]

Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe

The Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, presents Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe, on view November 22, 2021 through January 25, 2022, with an opening reception November 22, 7 to 9 p.m. A Gallery Talk in the exhibition will be presented by Lowe during the opening reception, starting […]