Colby Wicker, from Bowling Green, Kentucky, performs as Spectra Cosmos at the WKU Drag Show. Wicker described Cosmos as Kentucky’s very own stripper-ific personification of a dumpster fire in heels.
Annie Zhao, from Shenzhen, China, practices the Chinese cultural tradition of tai chi softball by the Parthenon in Nashville, TN on February 3. “Older people in China learn the dance style of softball, but it is not as beautfiful without the foundations of tai chi,” Zhao said. “And I don’t have music right now, but it is more beautiful with music.”
Maggie Smith, 19, pictured on the first day of Spring. “I always find it very hard to motivate myself to do even the smallest tasks in winter, but once it gets warmer and the sun comes out, I am so much more driven in all aspects of life,” Smith said. “Springtime feels like a fresh start.”
Shyama Iyer, WKU junior, rehearses for the show she is directing, “Shringara: an Indian Music theatre retelling of love.” “It is an abstract piece that combines literature from American Musical theatre and Classical Indian Repertoire to showcase intertwined truths of both artforms,” said Iyer.