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  • BattleFest Strikes Back

    June 5, 2014

    Music Industry hosts a year-end BattleFest with four local bands.
  • Students Produce Lauren Weedman’s Show

    June 4, 2014

    EAM students produce one-woman show with HBO star Lauren Weedman.
  • EAM hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright

    May 1, 2014

    Entertainment & Arts Management faculty hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright
  • Cathy Hernandez appointed the Executive Director

    May 1, 2014

    Arts Administration Online alum Cathy Hernandez appointed the Executive Director of the Louisiana State Council of the Arts.
  • Dr. Andrew Zitcer included in an Al Jazeera America story

    May 1, 2014

    Dr. Andrew Zitcer, Arts Administrator Professor, included in an Al Jazeera America story about the Mantua “Promise Zone” neighborhood
  • Kyle Jackson’s play accepted into Fresh Fruit Festival

    May 1, 2014

    Arts Administration Online graduate student Kyle Jackson’s play, EVERYBODY ELSE’S LIGHT, accepted into New York City’s Fresh Fruit Festival
  • Ricardo Torres honored

    May 1, 2014

    Arts Administration Online graduate student Ricardo Torres honored at the Arts & Business Council Volunteer Awards Celebration 2014
  • Sonic Signatures Symposium

    May 1, 2014

    Music Industry Professor Toby Seay presented a paper at the Sonic Signatures Symposium in Denmark
  • Stage & Screen with Doug Wright

    April 18, 2014

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and librettist Doug Wright will visit as a distinguished Rankin Scholar for a residency comprised of sessions with students, a Professional Development workshop, and a public presentation titled “Stage to Screen and Back Again.”
  • Arts Advocacy Day 2014 in DC

    April 1, 2014

    Arts Administration students participate in Arts Advocacy Day 2014 in Washington, DC.
  • Dr. Danielle Rice presented a Signature Event

    April 1, 2014

    Museum Leadership Program Director Dr. Danielle Rice presented a Signature Event with the Forum of Executive Women Delaware.
  • Neville Vakharia, Philly Tech Week panelist

    April 1, 2014

    Arts Administration Professor Neville Vakharia served as panelist for “The State of Art & Tech in Philadelphia” during Philly Tech Week 2014.
  • Toby Seay and Ryan Schwabe in the annual Grammys on the Hill Advocacy Day

    April 1, 2014

    Music Industry Professors Toby Seay and Ryan Schwabe participated in the annual Grammys on the Hill Advocacy Day in Washington, DC.
  • Battlefest is Coming

    March 21, 2014

    In MAD Dragon Records’ upcoming Battlefest, four bands representing markedly different genres of music will play head-to-head in a circle that will surround the audience.
  • Pursue a Passion or Refine a Professional Skill

    March 21, 2014

    Through an exciting new program open to the public, you don’t have to be a Drexel student to engage with faculty at the top of their creative fields. Take an art or design course, or develop a technical skill, through Westphal College’s non-credit Enrichment and Professional course offerings, which cater to diverse learners of all backgrounds.
  • Performance Charrette: Interwoven

    March 5, 2014

    Our 5th annual Performance Charrette brings together Dance, Digital Media, Photography, Film, Fashion Design, Entertainment & Arts Management and, actually all Drexel students for a weekend of intensive, interdisciplinary, multimedia performance and design collaboration to solve challenges within given parameters.
  • Music Industry alum Kim Kelly publishes article in the Atlantic

    March 1, 2014

    Music Industry alum Kim Kelly published the article Fighting Violence Against Women in India with Heavy Metal in the Atlantic.
  • Washington D.C. Tour

    March 1, 2014

    Music Industry Professor Michelle Manghise’s Copyright course took a private Washington D.C. tour conducted by the Library of Congress.
  • Have You Been Accepted to Westphal?

    February 6, 2014

    Congratulations! Drexel hosts college-specific Accepted Students Days throughout the spring term. Please click here for important registration info regarding our Accepted Student Days on Feb. 22, March 9, April 6 and April 12.
  • EAM Co-ops on the Fringe

    September 23, 2013

    Entertainment & Arts Management (EAM) Assistant Professor Dr. Xela Batchelder has managed a mid-sized venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the world’s largest fringe festival – for more than thirteen years. This past summer, she took EAM students Samantha Wend, Julie Mercik and Alison Pajonk to Scotland to participate in Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s Traverse Through Time project celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the world-famous Traverse Theatre.
  • Godzilla at the Black Box Theater

    September 23, 2013

    “Godzilla” at the URBN Annex Black Box Theater will run October 31, November 1, 2, 8, 9 at 8 p.m., Nov 3 at 2 p.m. and Nov 7 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for Drexel students, faculty and staff with a valid ID.
  • Drexel Players to Perform "Parts" at the URBN Annex

    August 28, 2013

    The Drexel Players are returning to the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with "Parts: A Speed-Through," an immersive theatre experience conceived, produced, written, and performed solely by Drexel students and alum.
  • Drexel Wins Big at 2013 Philly Geek Awards

    August 19, 2013

    In a strong showing for some of Drexel University’s best and brightest, Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, and undergraduate digital media student Greg Lobanov were among the winners at the 2013 Philadelphia Geek Awards.
  • Dean's List Honors Spring 2013

    July 26, 2013

    We are proud to announce that 406 Westphal College undergraduate students have received Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 academic term.
  • Westphal's Philadelphia Geek Awards Nominations

    July 26, 2013

    Philadelphia’s popular geek culture website Geekadelphia has nominated Game Art & Production (GMAP) Prof. Dr. Frank Lee, GMAP student Greg Lobanov and Entertainment & Arts Management alumna Amanda Danziger for their Philadelphia Geek Awards ceremony.
  • Edinburgh, Philadelphia Exchange Artists With Dual Exhibits

    June 4, 2013

    Dr. Xela Batchelder is working to bring Edinburgh Fringe Festival artists to Philadelphia this fall through the Emerging International Xchange (EIXchange), which she co-founded for emerging artists and curators with aspirations to exhibit internationally.
  • Motion City Soundtrack to Play Warped Tour

    June 4, 2013

    Indie/alt-rock group and MAD Dragon Records collaborators Motion City Soundtrack will play 16 shows this summer on Vans’ Warped Tour – one of the largest touring music and extreme sports festivals in the world.
  • Senior Send Off and Graduation 2013

    June 4, 2013

    We ask graduating 2013 seniors and Master’s students to join us for the 2013 Senior Send Off Dinner to celebrate their graduation and accomplishments.
  • Gutenberg! The Musical! Opens May 30

    May 30, 2013

    The “riotously funny” two-man show offers a glimpse at producing a big show on broadway.
  • Making Music Work

    May 30, 2013

    The Drexel University Music Program invites musicians of all ages and expertise to a gathering of internationally known experts who will explain how to promote their original musical ideas and products to the market.
  • Guttenberg! The Musical!

    May 9, 2013

    Entertainment & Arts Management (EAM) Seniors Dan Toll and Justin Romeo are bringing the first fully student-produced musical to our Black Box Theater as their capstone senior project.
  • The Backyard Philly Project Puts Poverty in Perspective

    April 29, 2013

    Recent PEW research shows that more than a quarter of Philadelphia’s citizens live in poverty, representing the second highest rate among the United States’ 25 largest cities. The cycle of poverty, addiction and violence is one that plagues many neighborhoods like Penn Town – the focus of Westphal alumna Amada Danziger’s gripping new documentary, The Backyard Philly Project.
  • The Backyard Philly Project

    April 16, 2013

    Ferasha Films Founder Amanda Danziger, a Westphal alumna, is building her film production company on projects that serve the community and better the world. She reimagines the Hollywood premiere for her pro-social films as thoughtful, engaging events and was recently tagged one of Drexel’s Forty Under Forty.
  • DNews Premieres New Episode

    November 28, 2012

    DNEWS, the NATAS and Telly award-winning news show on all things Drexel and Philadelphia, will premiere its latest episode on Friday, November 30th at 8 PM on DUTV.
  • DUTV2 Premieres Web-based Channel

    November 14, 2012

    DUTV is launching a web-based channel, DUTV2, which will air student-produced work exclusively. The High Definition, 24-hr streaming web channel launches December 1st at www.dutv2.org.
  • Rock N' Roll Summer Tour

    July 3, 2012

    After releasing their recent album Wait for Me, Matt Klahre, an Entertainment & Arts Management major, is hitting the road this summer with his band D&M.
  • OFF CAMPUS Wins, Airs on CW Philly 57

    June 19, 2012

  • Game Design's New Theme Park Ride

    June 15, 2012

    Drexel Game Design, an interdisciplinary program between Westphal's Game Art & Production major and Computer Science, part of the College of Engineering, has a new motion platform system to build motion-based games for immersive simulation environments that can be used for both entertainment and for serious gaming and training purposes
  • Engineering the Sigma Sound

    May 30, 2012

    The Music Industry program welcomes the engineers of the Philadelphia Sound as they discuss the legendary Sigma Sound Studios and the history of recording in Philadelphia.
  • An Evening with Kal Rudman

    May 18, 2012

    On Wednesday, May 30th at 6:30 PM in the Bossone Research Center, Mitchell Auditorium (3140 Market St.), Kal will sit down with Karen Curry, the Executive Director of the Rudman Institute and Paul Gluck, General Manager of TUTV/The Kal & Lucille Rudman Media Production Center at Temple University.
  • Westphal Students Score in Baiada Competition

    May 14, 2012

    The Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship announced that four of the six students/student teams selected as finalists in the 2012 Business Plan Competition are Westphal students/student teams.
  • Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Director: Niels Arden Oplev

    April 28, 2012

    The Pennsylvania Film Industry Association (PaFIA) and the Westphal College will host a special event with featured guest speaker, Niels Arden Oplev, Director of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), based on the book from Swedish writer Stieg Larsson.
  • New Leadership for Arts & Creative Enterprise

    April 16, 2012

    The Arts & Creative Enterprise department will have new leadership as of June 30,2012. Longtime Department Head Cecelia Fitzgibbon has been named President of Moore College of Art & Design and several key faculty members will take on leadership positions during this transition
  • Spring Open House 2012

    April 2, 2012

    Onsite Portfolio Reviews: Launch your Drexel application and complete the portfolio requirements for Fashion Design, Graphic Design and Photography when you attend the May 2oth Open House. Our faculty will be available to review your portfolios following the Academic Sessions.
  • American Music Awards

    March 7, 2012

    Senior Film and Video major Nicole Rosen wrote this column about her experience working at the American Music Awards.
  • Urban Intersections

    March 7, 2012

    Westphal students from the Entertainment & Arts Management, Arts Administration, Television, Architecture and Digital Media programs have designed an exhibit featuring their own photographic work as part of their Exhibition Design class.
  • Hollywood Bias: Left or Right?

    March 1, 2012

    Steve Ross, Professor of History at the University of Southern California and Co-Director of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, will deliver a guest lecture on Thursday, March 1st.
  • 25 Years of RadioTimes

    February 16, 2012

    Over the past 25 years, Radio Times host and executive producer Marty Moss-Coane has interviewed more than twenty thousand guests–everyone from Salman Rushdie to Bobbie McFerrin to Jane Fonda and countless politicians, educators, celebrities and opinion leaders. The Kal & Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies will welcome Moss-Coane for an interview with Rudman Institute Executive Director Karen Curry.
  • 9th Annual AAGA Art Auction

    February 10, 2012

  • DUTV Student Fest

    November 28, 2011

    A week long series of student produced work airing exclusive on DUTV, Drexel University's Television station carried on Fios and Comcast
  • OFF CAMPUS on the BIG SCREEN

    November 21, 2011

    The college is airing episodes two and three of our award-winning student produced sitcom OFF CAMPUS on the big screen on Monday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Ticket Masters

    November 17, 2011

    A a panel discussion on the evolution of concert ticketing and how ticket prices have grown so expensive for everyday consumers. Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped will be held Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. in the Bossone Research Center
  • The Future of Museums with Brent Glass

  • New Music Industry Releases

    The Music Industry program has created two new albums of emerging artists. The bands were identified by our students who then recorded, mixed and mastered the songs. The records released are Chronicle of Sound and Unleashed 8
  • The Mantua Theater Project

    The Mantua Theater Project will be part of a summer program in conjunction with the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) and Westphal's Theatre program. The program, Mantua In Action, is a community-based summer outreach pilot program for fourth through eighth grade children who reside in Mantua.

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