Weekly productions on AIDS in the LGBTQ community taking place

Weekly productions on AIDS in the LGBTQ community taking place

Sophie Kim ’19 and Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke will be performing in a production commenting on the legacy of AIDS in a group of LGBTQ writers called QueerWise every Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 to Feb. 25. The show, “Shades of Disclosure: Who are You?” is held at the Skylight Theatre Company and […]

Gaulke to screen several short films in Ahmanson

Gaulke to screen several short films in Ahmanson

Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke will screen her film “I Am Be” as well as several teen public service announcements in Ahmanson Lecture Hall Thursday at 7 p.m. Gaulke was inspired to create this film after working with A Window Between Worlds, an organization that supports women who have experienced trauma and domestic violence. […]

Gaulke wins CCF Fellowship for Visual Arts

Upper School Visual Arts Head Cheri Gaulke won the California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts award for a successful career in performance art. The award, funded by the CCF, has provided artists funds to build their careers since 1988. The foundation has given $2.5 million to over 250 artists working in Los Angeles. Gaulke […]

Rwanda films screen on Oct. 29

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people and learning about their culture. “The trip was an amazing experience, and the people we met with were incredibly inspiring,” trip member […]

'Hotel Rwanda' manager tells students to trust their conscience

The hotel manager who hid more than 1,200 refugees during the Rwandan Genocide spoke at an all-school assembly Thursday about his experiences and the importance of following one’s conscience instead of the majority. Paul Rusesabagina introduced himself by giving the meaning of his last name as “he who disperses enemies.” Rusesabagina’s story was told in the 2004 film […]

Junior wins grant to study geology

By Rebecca Nussbaum Xochi Maberry-Gaulke ’12 will take a two-week driving tour of Iceland as the winner of the Junior Summer Fellowship, learning about plate tectonics and how locals cope with the threat of natural disasters. She will also film and photograph Icelandic landscapes that she will incorporate into “visual field trips” in her senior […]

Catalog of former teacher’s art available

By Sofia Davila and Victoria Pearson A book containing images of former Visual Arts teacher Carl Wilson’s artwork, which were displayed in the Feldman-Horn gallery Feb. 1 to Feb. 26 is now being sold on Amazon. The book, “Menifee’s Mark,” was put together after his death, and includes essays written by history teacher Eric Zwemer, Visual […]

Reitman hosts ‘Up in the Air’ screening, answers questions

  By Jamie Kim At a private screening of his latest movie, “Up in the Air,” director Jason Reitman ’95 spoke candidly about how he adapted his screenplay to the context of an economic recession, why he is drawn to polarizing characters and issues and why he could easily relate to a man whose sole […]

Show to honor former teacher

  By Jordan Freisleben Former Visual Arts teacher Carl Wilson will be honored posthumously in February in an exhibition in Feldman-Horn gallery featuring his work. Wilson, who founded the art department at Harvard School, taught at the two schools for 36 years before retiring in June 2006. He died in January 2008. “He used to […]

Film Festival holds design contest for icon

By Chelsea Khakshouri Harvard Westlake’s 2010 Film Festival held a contest to design the icon that will to be used to represent the festival. Students, faculty and staff had to submit their icons by Oct. 9. The winning icon will be featured on the festival’s website, Facebook, Twitter and posters. The March 19 festival will […]