Kohoutek Photos

1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.

Back to Kohoutek The first Kohoutek was held in 1974 and featured the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, the precursor of Oingo Boingo (the band was founded in 1972 as a performance art group). The second year featured Circus Vargas complete with camel and pony rides.

February 9, 2016

Kohoutek Posters

Back to Kohoutek Each year, a student-designed poster is created to advertise the Kohoutek Music & Arts Festival. Kohoutek has intersected with Alumni Weekend a couple of times; in those cases, the postcards were professionally designed.

February 9, 2016

Kohoutek T-Shirts

Back to Kohoutek Student-designed t-shirts have been a staple of the Kohoutek Music & Arts Festival since the second one in 1975.

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Kohoutek In the News

Back to Kohoutek Kohoutek has made 5-C headlines, first in the Collage, then later in The Student Life.

February 9, 2016

Roller Coaster Challenge

President Laura Skandera Trombley will board one of Southern California’s most intense amusement park rides with Vice President for Student Affairs Brian Carlisle and a student group this spring. Pledge your support of this challenge to help President Trombley face her fear of rollercoasters and benefit Pitzer students involved in the humanities and arts. Funds raised through the Rollercoaster Challenge […]

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Servus: Breaking Bad in Bavaria

The best preparation I ever had for becoming a college president wasn’t the Harvard IEM seminar or the administrative program at Cornell. It was breaking my ankle. Now breaking an ankle isn’t particularly illuminating on its own. But I’m actually something of a connoisseur of broken ankles. I’ve broken one ankle in the United States […]

June 19, 2014Tags: ,