Category: Arts

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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Clark tour discusses rape culture in permanent collection

Last Thursday morning, gallery guides Molly Burroughs ’17 and Alex Mendez ’17 led a discussion at the Clark Art Institute dubbed “Romance and Rape Culture in the Clark Collection” as…

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Ghana ThinkTank exhibition reverses power dynamic

Last Thursday, students, faculty and staff found their way into the Ghana ThinkTank exhibition at Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA). An ornate, metallic column grew up from the floor…

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‘Jackie’ boasts resonant performance

Jackie, which has been showing at Images for the past week, provides a glimpse into the life of First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the days immediately following the assassination of…

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