Category: Arts

Caitlin Canty ’04 releases new album, stirs up Americana scene

Photo courtesy of digital.vpr.net.Caitlin Canty ’04, who is currently on tour, was recently featured in Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know.” The album cover of Motel…

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‘Mele Murals’ explores modern Hawaii

Photo courtesy of festivalonline.A new documentary film explores the unlikely union of urban street art and ancient Hawaiian culture. Set against the backdrop of a small rural town on the…

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New WCFM initiative highlights rising musicians on campus

Photo courtesy of WCFM.Piper Higgins ’21 played an intimate set of original songs in Sawyer 275 on Thursday night. On Thursday night, running straight from the bus after crew practice,…

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Jason Hehir ’98 tackles legacy of WWE legend Andre the Giant

Photo courtesy of Mentalfloss.com. Jason Hehir ’98, an Emmy Award-winning director and producer, sought to demythologize and rehumanize the larger-than-life Andre Roussimoff. Andre the Giant. The name conjures up images…

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‘Isle of Dogs’ tiptoes line between homage and cultural appropriation

Photo courtesy of pool.com.Although it offers a certain stop-motion whimsy, ‘Isle of Dogs’ falls flat in its depiction of Japanese culture. Isle of Dogs, playing at Images through tomorrow, is…

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Mass MoCA awards residencies to artists impacted by Hurricane Maria

Photo Courtesy of Williams College Arts Department.Binnie’s initiative takes advantage of Mass MoCA’s residency program to provide resources for a cohort of Puerto Rican artists. “A period of time between…

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Spring Fling falls short of expectations

Photo Courtesy of Emily Zheng.This year's Spring Fling, featuring A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Chelsea Cutler, elicited mixed reviews. On Friday, several hundred students attended the College’s annual Spring…

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Historian fosters dialogues about Chicano movement via photography

Photo Courtesy of linktv.org.La Raza, launched in 1967, was used as a tool for community-based organizing in the Chicano movement. Colin Gunckel, a historian of Latina/o media and art and…

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Curator surveys Romantic art in Clark lecture

Photo Courtesy of themorgan.org.Etienne Louis Boullée's Interior of a Library is one of many Romantic works featured in the Clark's Drawn to Greatness show. On Thursday, Matthew Hargraves, chief curator…

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The artist otherwise known as … Josh Greenzeig ’20

Photo Courtesy of Josh Greenzeig.Greenzeig’s NYC-based band, Melt, hit No. 5 on Billboard’s Viral 50 chart and No. 6 on Canada’s Spotify List. “If I’m a musician when I’m older,…

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