Category: Arts

‘Served’ offers an array of immersive performances

The clanking of dishes. The sizzle of oil in a pan. The pfft of dough being kneaded by hand. An exercise in making the complex seem effortless, Served was a…

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Michael Uslan lecture explores origins of ‘Batman’ movie series

In recent years, the superhero film has surged from a risky genre to an unstoppable, franchise-driven blockbuster with a vice-grip on popular culture. The Batman enterprise has long been a…

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‘Elegies’ musical brings College theater scene off-campus

'Elegies,' directed by Caroline Fairweather '20, is a heartfelt celebration of the lives of those lost to AIDS. Photo courtesy of Todaytix. Last Friday, a company consisting almost entirely of…

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‘The Shape of Water’ offers unconventional love story

'The Shape of Water,' directed by Guillermo del Toro, has received 13 Oscar nominations. Photo courtesy of IMDb. The Shape of Water, playing at Images Cinema until Feb. 2, is…

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‘Three Billboards’ explores violence, justice

Frances McDormand plays the justice-seeking protagonist in Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards'. Photo courtesy of the New York Times. By this point, you have probably heard of Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.…

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New exhibit series allows for stripped-down conversations

This photograph by James Van Der Zee is one of three upcoming pieces in a provocative salon-style lecture series at WCMA. Photo courtesy of WCMA. Walk into the Williams College…

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Images busts out Buster Keaton for 101st anniversary

In celebration of its 101st anniversary, Images Cinema dug deep into film history for a one-night screening of one of the most celebrated silent films of all time: Buster Keaton’s…

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Cap & Bells successfully takes on ‘Pygmalion’

A cast of actors led by director Emily Bannigan ’20 tackled George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Pygmalion this past weekend in the Perry Library. The end result was a delightful…

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Reading of ‘Harvey’ at Williams Bookstore delivers laughs

Amid the whirring of the coffee roasters at Tunnel City Coffee in the Williams Bookstore, 12 student and faculty actors from the Theatre Department met last Thursday evening to read…

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Energy, speed, intimacy score win for ‘The Wolves’

Not for a single scene does The Wolves lessen its speed and lucidity. The second you enter CenterStage at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the tempo is high.…

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