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Farnham Exhibit to Showcase Paintings of Darrell Roberts

Roberts, who grew up in rural Iowa, has a BA in art history from the University of Northern Iowa and a BFA and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has spent much of his career finding inspiration in the landscape and structures of Chicago, where he now lives. More…

“Carousel”: A Successful Collaboration

“It seems a piece like Carousel is an ideal vehicle for Simpson’s music and theatre departments to work together,” said Bernard McDonald, director of opera at Simpson. “We have two very strong, distinctive programs and a piece like this requires a large company of trained musicians, singers and non-singers who can act, and dancers as well. In that respect, it’s a cross-disciplinary enterprise.” More…