Category: Arts

‘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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‘Uncle Vanya’ explores the parallels between play and life

In a moment of passion, the professor’s wife, Yelena (Madeline Seidman ’17), and the village doctor, Astrov (Tom Robertshaw ’19), finally risk an illicit kiss. A young girl sitting across…

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Syd tha Kyd raps on anxiety and love

Smooth instrumentals, classic R&B beats and dreamy vocals characterize Syd tha Kyd’s debut album Fin, first released Feb. 2. Syd has previously worked with hip hop collective Odd Future as…

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Concert revives the golden age of jazz

A seminal year in the history of jazz, 1959 proved an intriguing concept for last Thursday’s Williams Jazz Faculty Concert, called 59+58. As Professor of Music Kris Allen, director of…

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Monies bring an avant-garde jewelry exhibition to the Clark

Last Saturday, the Clark Art Institute welcomed the work of Gerda and Nikolai Monies, collectively known as the Danish company “Monies,” in a new one-day jewelry trunk show. Although luxury…

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French film explores power of language

On Feb. 13, the College’s French Film Festival, with its theme of “School Stories: Diversity and Adversity in New French Film,” kicked off with its first in a series of…

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‘La La Land’ mesmerizes audiences with dreamy scenes

In the opening scene of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, a random woman breaks out into song. A group of people soon join her voice they begin dancing. After a…

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Migos return with same energy on new album

It has been nearly five years since Quavo, Takeoff and Offset, a group of friends appropriately calling themselves “Migos” (short for amigos), dropped the eerie sleeper hit “Versace.” Its popularity…

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Installation visualizes color of universe

Spencer Finch’s Cosmic Latte is delicately balanced at the intersection of mundane and extraordinary, observable and invisible, in an attempt to render tangible the invisible abstract mechanisms behind the universe.…

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The artist otherwise known as… Erin Hanson ’19

While exploring the lectures and events on Claiming Williams Day, you may have been startled by a t-shirt that stuck out among the typical sea of Patagonias and furry parkas.…

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