Category: Arts

Sexual tension, violent passion in ‘1953’

I went, intending to take notes. I expect to just plop down in the back row of the empty theater, pull out my pad of paper and my ball point pen, jot down whatever I could about the rehearsal for “1953” taking place that night, try to formulate a few witty observations about the rehearsal process, maybe interview an actor or two, and then get out.

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Spotlight on the Artist: Mike Veloso

Could you explain the Independent Music Project? Well, the Independent Music Project is a group of students - a student run organization that’s devoted to getting student pieces performed.

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The importance of seeing Earnest

Capacity crowds filled Currier Ballroom for the Cap & Bells production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, shown Feb. 26-28.

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George Plimpton discusses filmmaking, life

On Feb. 18 in Brooks-Rogers Auditorium George Plimpton, writer and editor-in-chief of the Paris Review, gave a talk about his various acting experiences.

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Wilde’s ’’Importance of Being Earnest’’ set to hit Currier

“There’s a lot of talk about what makes this play great: its romantic elements, the genius of Wilde’s language; at heart it is simply the story of a young bachelor and his man-servant,” says Craig DiFolco ‘99 of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, a Cap & Bells production directed by Christina Ronai ‘00.

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Eddie Murphy plays to Currier crowd

Eddie Murphy,’99, played a respectably full Currier Ballroom on Thursday night “approximately one hour of original music,” as the flyers said.

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Notes from the underground

Last week, when I reviewed a CD of music of Luigi Dallapiccola, I noted that one of his great influences was the composer Alban Berg.

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Student Symphony impresses with diverse set

When Beethoven’s opera Fidelio was first performed in Vienna in 1805, the patrons were slightly nervous.

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‘Reggae Ambassadors’ Third World rock Lasell

The tropical drinks were being mixed at a frantic pace as the lively sounds of Bob Marley pulsed through a packed Lasell Gymnasium on Saturday night.

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Spotlight on the Artist: Mitch Stripling

Could you talk about yourself as an artist?

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