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  • Polaroids of Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, and Pia Zadora on a red background.

    Clemson’s Lee Gallery showcases original art by Andy Warhol

    February 1, 2019

    CLEMSON – Today’s Instagram models and celebrity Tweeters can shift public discourse, paradigms, and even the destiny of Fortune 500 companies with a single post on social media. Those that accrue that power have been titled “influencers,” but the man who ignited the pop culture machine died decades before Instagram, Twitter, or the internet as […]

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    Clemson CollabFest celebrates creativity with keynote from SwissMiss designer Tina Roth Eisenberg

    January 28, 2019

    From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.

  • Hartmann, former performing arts chair, relishes teaching and designing sets

    December 21, 2018

    After stepping aside as chair of the performing arts department at Clemson, David Hartmann found that new doors opened – or rather, his favorite old ones. Hartmann returned to two great interests: teaching and designing sets for plays. “I’m loving it,” Hartmann said. “I wanted to get back to what drew me to higher education: […]

  • Jim and Barbara McCabe

    McCabe gift announced at first Tiger Band reunion

    August 31, 2018

    Jim and Barbara McCabe of Clemson have made a gift of $100,000 to Tiger Band. Their new endowment will support scholarships for the Clemson University students in the band. A surprise announcement was made Aug. 25 at the first official Tiger Band reunion before a dinner crowd of nearly 100 former band members and several dozen family members and university guests.

  • Becky Becker

    Becker will accent the new as performing arts chair

    August 6, 2018

    CLEMSON — Becky Becker plans to bring an increased emphasis on new and innovative artistic works to the Clemson University performing arts department. Becker, the incoming chair of performing arts, arrives at Clemson with an extensive background not only in teaching and scholarship but also in developing new theatrical works. “I’m a big supporter of […]

  • The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts announces 2018-19 season

    June 19, 2018

    Clemson University’s Brooks Center for Performing Arts will host an array of high-caliber performances during the 2018-2019 season. The new slate of events kicks off in September and features more than 20 performances, including Broadway hit “Kinky Boots,” award-winning musicians and performances by Clemson students.

  • All-American College Band

    Dean Goodstein revisits his roots by directing the All-American College Band

    June 5, 2018

    What is the dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities doing at the end of spring semester? He’s going to Disneyland. Richard E. Goodstein first came to Clemson as the assistant director of bands. These days, he is the leader of a much larger band. As the head of one of the seven Colleges […]

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    Meet a Tiger: Kendra Johnson

    May 1, 2018

    This award-winning Tiger says that to be a costume designer, you have to be a lover of history. She believes that students do well when educators create a connection with them and demonstrate an interest in their future. Meet Kendra Johnson.

  • CU Men's Choir and CU Women's Choir

    Brooks Center theaters to reopen ahead of schedule

    April 16, 2018

    The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University will reopen its theaters April 27, more than two weeks ahead of schedule.

  • Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

    Theaters at Brooks Center close through May 15 to remove bats

    March 30, 2018

    The Brooks Theatre and Bellamy Theatre at the Clemson University Brooks Center for the Performing Arts will be closed through May 15 to remove a colony of bats that roosted in the building.

  • Jan Brett (left) stands with Matt Leckenbusch (right)

    Upcountry History Museum exhibition features work by Clemson faculty, staff, and students

    December 11, 2017

    “The World of Jan Brett” is now on display until January 28.

  • Spirit of the Tiger

    Capturing the “Spirit of the Tiger”

    October 27, 2017

    The Spirit of the Tiger is a new addition to the area near Tiger Band Plaza.

  • The Tiger Band has been playing "Tiger Rag" for 75 years.

    Clemson celebrates 75 years of ‘Tiger Rag’

    October 5, 2017

    It’s the song that “shakes the Southland.” It’s the song that shakes Death Valley as members of an orange sea triumphantly thrust their fists in the air while spelling out “Clemson.” It’s “Tiger Rag.” The 2017 football season marks the 75th anniversary of the use of the tune as the official Clemson fight song.

  • Tiger band members in orange and purple uniforms playing clarinets on the stage of the amphitheatre.

    Tiger Band traditions continue for 2017 season with Kidz Klub and pre-game concerts

    August 31, 2017

    The Clemson University Tiger Band helps add to the excitement of football weekends with the Tiger Band Kidz Klub and 90 Minutes Before Kickoff.

  • Shannon Robert poses for a picture in an empty row of theatre seats.

    Meet a Tiger: Shannon Robert

    August 29, 2017

    Designing collaboration This New Orleans-born Tiger ditched her law school plans to accept a scene-design assistantship and never looked back. She has worked all over the country, and today, she combines her love of art and theatre –not only to design sets, but to create opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with Clemson faculty and students to […]