UMD Gears Up for its Annual Holi Celebration

By Jeremy Bell For Unwind magazine If you’ve ever wanted to be covered in rainbows but didn’t want to do a color run, you may enjoy the Hindu festival of Holi. Holi is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil, and it is a national holiday in India. In 2017, Indians celebrated Holi on March 13 by throwing colors and water at their … Continue reading UMD Gears Up for its Annual Holi Celebration

Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

By Casey Tomchek Staff Writer In the world of American music festivals, one name stands above the rest. Every April, celebrities and average concert goers alike flock to the deserts of Indio, California to attend the iconic event: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Since its inception in 1999, Coachella has established itself as one of the largest, most famous, and most profitable music festivals … Continue reading Coachella Gets Underway, Brings Star-Studded Lineup and Attendees

Stephanie Sarley gives “Food Porn” new meaning with Viral Instagram Videos

By Kira Barrett For Unwind magazine Stephanie Sarley’s artwork creates a whole new meaning to the term “food porn.” Sarley, a contemporary artist from Oakland, California, is recognized for her many different types of artwork, but is most famous for her “fruit-fingering” videos on Instagram. Sarley’s biggest viral video is one of her fingering a blood orange that’s been cut in half. Her finger caresses the … Continue reading Stephanie Sarley gives “Food Porn” new meaning with Viral Instagram Videos

Modern art leads to a modern trend

By Alex Lashley For Unwind magazine The summer of 2015 saw a burst in appreciation for the arts by an unexpected group — the millennials. Interestingly enough, a generation critiqued for its lack of depth is the same group flocking to museums, such as Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, the David Zwirner Gallery and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, to view … Continue reading Modern art leads to a modern trend

College Park develops into a college town, adds an art gallery

By Allihies Melton For Unwind magazine Every year, College Park gets a face lift. Route 1 seems to be the focus this year. With recent openings in the area such as The Landmark, Target Express and upcoming construction like The Hotel at the University of Maryland, it is no surprise city developers are trying to build up College Park. Will the city become more of … Continue reading College Park develops into a college town, adds an art gallery

SEE knocks it out of the stadium with Big Sean and Wale

        By Rachel DeSantis Big Sean and Wale may not have played ‘Kids,’ but they did manage to have the crowd feeling electric all night at Art Attack XXXI May 2. In what many say was a much-improved concert from last year’s Art Attack, which featured MGMT as headliners, Big Sean and Wale filled Byrd Stadium with roaring, energetic performances that left thousands … Continue reading SEE knocks it out of the stadium with Big Sean and Wale

Maya Freelon Asante increases the VOLUME at Stamp Student Union Art Gallery

By Jamie Weissman Walking through the Stamp Student Union’s Art Gallery, it feels like being part of an exhibit- and that’s exactly how artist Maya Freelon Asante wants you to feel. As the gallery’s first Artist-in-Residence, Asante has turned the space into her own studio, complete with an interactive piece of artwork, VOLUME, for all students. Since February 6th the Stamp art gallery has been … Continue reading Maya Freelon Asante increases the VOLUME at Stamp Student Union Art Gallery

At Our Fingertips: Driskell Center’s art exhibits let students get in touch with African culture

By Tisha Claudia Lim It is unlikely that University of Maryland students would associate the Cole Field House with the word “artistic.” Despite being established 12 years ago, many do not know that there is a cultural and historical “hidden gem” in the home of the university’s basketball teams. The hidden gem is Driskell Center, a place that serves to study about visual arts and the culture of … Continue reading At Our Fingertips: Driskell Center’s art exhibits let students get in touch with African culture