Category: Arts

Cap & Bells production tackles cultural appropriation

Last weekend, Cap & Bells performed August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — one of ten plays in Pittsburgh Cycle, a series which describes African-American experiences in the 20th century.…

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‘Your Name’ explores the fantastic and the familiar

In Your Name (Kimi no Na wa), Mitsuha, a teenage girl, is hopelessly dissatisfied with her life in an idyllic, picturesque country town. One night, she finds herself particularly upset,…

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Bollywood breaks down gender norms

Oh Siyapa! My muscles were ridiculously sore, yet I was very happy after participating in a Bollywood dance workshop led by Kareem Khubchandani, a former Davis Center staff member. Khubchandani…

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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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Frank Ocean narrates his struggle and success on new single ‘Biking’

After the release of Blonde, Frank Ocean is no stranger to wealth and fame. Free from the claws of record executives on his new album, Ocean is in his happiest,…

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Meleko Mokgosi discusses democracy, diverse populations

Lex and Love, an exhibition of new work by Meleko Mokgosi ’07, fits the upstairs 1954 Gallery at the Williams College Museum of Art perfectly – the multi-panel paintings of…

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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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Honors project presents an exploration of power, gender

On Friday and Saturday, Mia Georgina Hull ’17 presented her theatre honors project,  Presume Not That I Am The Thing I Was, a performance piece titled after an excerpt from…

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Quartet explores stylistic variety

Steeped in critical acclaim that came with their most recent release “Beloved”, the Kris Allen Quartet offered a taste of it’s unique and modern sound this past Saturday to a…

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Okpokwasili performs with Cave’s ‘Until’

This past Friday, MASS MoCA hosted a dance performance by writer, choreographer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili. The performance, which was a collaboration between Okpokwasili and Peter Born, took place within…

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