Author: Li Yu, Arts Editor

‘Active Ingredients’ enlivens gallery space at WCMA

A museum exhibit typically asks active attention from its visitors, but in Active Ingredients, a new exhibition at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) which debuted on Oct. 20,…

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Dancers perform through lecture, experiment

You’ve already heard of post-modernity and pre-modernity, but what about paramodernity? Last Friday, Artist in Residence Netta Yerushalmy – along with scholars Carol Ockman and Thomas DeFrantz and dancers Brittany…

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‘A People’s History of Performance Art’ fails to perform

Last Thursday, A People’s History of Performance Art, a live series made in collaboration between the College’s theater department and the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), debuted in the…

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‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ proves an inconvenience to audiences

Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power arrived at Images Cinema last week with uncanny timing – the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and the impending Jose and Katia…

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Chamber Orchestra revamps ensemble

Brand new on campus and the College’s music scene this semester is the Chamber Orchestra of Williams, a newly formed ensemble led by Music Director Leonard Bopp ’19. Last Saturday,…

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Wallworth considers moments of confrontation through virtual reality

On April 11 at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Australian artist Lynette Wallworth came to the College to speak on her virtual reality (VR) film, Collisions. Set in…

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Theatre group showcases ‘noh’ play with an American twist

Last Saturday, Theatre Nohgaku visited campus to perform “Blue Moon Over Memphis,” a noh play about Elvis. Noh, one of the oldest theatre arts still regularly performed and the oldest…

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‘An Inner World’ delves into history of Dutch genre painting

Last Sunday, the Clark Art Institute debuted An Inner World, an exhibition featuring 17th century Dutch genre paintings. An Inner World combines both the Clark’s own collection of Dutch genre…

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‘Almost Zero’ reconsiders subjects of nostalgia

Last Saturday, Almost Zero: New Work by Brian Trelegan debuted at 117 Latham St. Curated by Alex Jen ’19, Almost Zero features the work of multimedia artist and musician Brian…

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‘Accession Number’ showcases the curatorial process

The first thing I noticed about Accession Number is its enormity: The exhibition contains more than 300 works of art. Spanning the entire first floor gallery space of Williams College…

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