Category: Arts

Album Reviews: Sonic Youth

I’m not actually experienced in the department, but I imagine it must be pretty tough being Sonic Youth; as much pressure as reverence accompanies the band’s role as rock music’s reigning four-headed Methuselah.

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Album Reviews: Big Punisher

Many avid comic readers are familiar with the character known as the Punisher, who is equipped with a weapons arsenal that would dwarf that of many small countries.

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La Turista a difficult experience

Sam Shepard is not an “easy” playwright, and La Turista is certainly not his most accessible play.

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Dave Matthews unleashes a dud

Forget Pavement and Sonic Youth - Dave Matthews Band is the quintessential college outfit.

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They Might Be Giants set to play spring concert

They Might Be Giants. A single sentence that has meant so much to so many. The doors open at Their Lasell concert at 8 PM on Saturday night, and speaking as their number one fan on campus, I can assure you that Williams is in for a treat.

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Spotlight on the Artist: Eliott Sohn

What would you say are the advantages to attending a liberal arts school if you are interested in music? What are the disadvantages?

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A Tale Of Mystery a visually stunning guilty pleasure

When even the program notes to A Tale of Mystery, the latest Williamstheatre production, declare that for most modern audiences, the word melodramatic has become synonymous with the word “bad,” it is difficult to walk into the show, which is subtitled A Melodrama and keep a straight face.

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The Elizabethans up close

The Elizabethans are a happening a cappella group that offers a distinct alternative to the other a cappella groups on campus.

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Notes from the underground

Last week, I reviewed a CD of the works of my favorite composer, Witold Lutoslawski. I asked you to have faith in me, saying that although the music seemed difficult to listen to, if you listened in the right way it would make sense.

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Talented and ecletic bands, concert atmosphere lend an exciting new look to a traditional Spring Fling

This weekend the Berkshire Quad rocked to the sounds of several campus and off-campus bands as WCFM, SAC and the House Presidents, in a unique alliance, presented Williams’ traditional spring Musicfest.

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