Category: Arts

Spotlight on the Artist: Doris Stevenson

What attracted you to the artist-in-residence program here?

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Musicians from Marlboro

I agreed to turn pages for the Musicians from Marlboro concert about a month and a half before the actual concert.

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Dark City a confusing, riveting vision

If you like to have fun with dark meditations on the nature of man’s existence, then Dark City is the movie for you: a sci-fi mindbender with outstanding special effects, “film noir” style, and lots of comic-book action and excitement.

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‘Of Lace and Men’; Locke and Lichtenstein figure into discussion on the work of painter Jan Vermeer

On Wednesday, the quietly incandescent images of the 17th century Dutch master, Jan Vermeer, illuminated Lawrence 231.

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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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Notes from the underground

In honor of this week’s performance by the Berkshire Symphony of her “Symphony No. 1,” I have decided to review a CD with works on it by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.

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Air, Mono fuse digital, pop with decidedly mixed results

At a certain point, musical movements in their purest original forms undergo a natural process of dilution.

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Meals with Wheels rolls into Bennington

Okay...we’re sorry for those of you with an aversion to driving north, but Bennington Station is yet another fine restaurant in the Bennington area that you should all check out.

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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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