Category: Arts

‘Endgame: Afghanistan’ puts forth a catch-22

In Endgame: Afghanistan, recently displayed in the ’62 Center, Ben Brody documents the daily lives of soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. His work focuses not on the violence amidst the war…

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Performance, panel examine war

On March 7, the production company Theater of War came to campus to present a short reading of Sophocles’ Ajax and facilitate a discussion on the costs of war, supplemented…

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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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‘Hybrid Practice’ discusses social and economic contexts of art

When New York-based sculptor, educator and organizer Caroline Woolard gave a talk in Lawrence Hall last Thursday afternoon, a large, industrial ladder was leaning against the wall in the front…

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‘Elle’ unnerves and intrigues

There have been several moments in film that have disturbed me, but few have left me feeling completely shaken. In all honesty, I can count the latter on one hand.…

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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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Panelists offer insight into gender bias in theater

Last Thursday, an audience gathered in the Adams Memorial Theatre to listen to a panel discuss the biases its members have encountered as women in theater — both in academia…

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ questions black representation in Hollywood

Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro, running at Images Cinema for a week starting on Friday, asks a hard question that even its writer, James Baldwin, struggles to answer:…

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THE ARTIST OTHERWISE KNOWN AS… MANO SUNDARESAN ’19

Mano Sundaresan ’19 is on WCFM every Saturday. Janeth Rodriguez/Photo Editor In a single week, I tuned into WCFM, heard Zambezi play and saw the band, Homebrew, live at a…

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Film follows rise of French rapper

The French Film Festival finished with the showing of ‘Qu’Allah Benisse La France!’ on Feb. 27. Photo Courtesy of Hiphop4ever On Feb. 27, the French Film Festival wrapped up at…

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