CAPTURING CALA-BASH

By: Gibson Najee
Apr 06, 2015
Professor Bianca Crawford Painting
Mass Communications professor, Ms. Bianca Crawford showcases her artistic ability as she paints at CALA Bash's Paint Night.

Claflin alumna, Jasmine Wall and Public Relations professor, Ms. Bianca Crawford paired to bring “Paint Night Out” to Claflin University to kick off the 2015 CALA- Bash festival. On April 6th ,over 50 students and faculty gathered to enjoy music art and food in the Claflin Art Department. The event was just one of Monday’s highlights as the university officially started the 2015 CALA – Bash.
    “I felt very relaxed and like I could express my artistic ability in front of my peers,” said senior, Daniel Simmons.
Claflin Arts & Letters Annual Bash is a yearly festival held at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. 
Originally envisioned as a single day to celebrate the artistic culture of the university, Calabash has grown into a weeklong celebration.  
Overnight, the campus transforms, giving way to street vendors, live performances, and a cornucopia of artistic expression and school pride!  
To the students, it feels like another spring break filled with fun, laughter, good food, and good music. "This annual festival is a great way to break up the tedium and monotony of campus life, providing a relaxed atmosphere for everyone to let loose and have fun before finals," said Clafin alum,Toney Gaines.
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