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In Trivial, Quizbowl is not all fun and games

In Trivial, Quizbowl is not all fun and games
Lily Goldberg November 18, 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was late May, and the ballroom of the Hilton Atlanta teemed with hormones and promise....

A Thousand Ways: A Review of a Theater Piece during a Pandemic

Lily Goldberg October 7, 2020

I recently went through a breakup — not with a boyfriend, or a best friend, but with a penpal. J and I had only met twice in person before I suggested we shift our budding friendship to snail mail....

Summer festival cancellations in Berkshire County bring uncertainty for arts students, professionals

Summer festival cancellations in Berkshire County bring uncertainty for arts students, professionals
Lily Goldberg April 15, 2020

Three weeks after receiving her acceptance into a coveted summer production internship, Erin Meadors ’20 received a second email from her new employer. This message did not contain the packet full of...

Williamstown Theatre Festival performances moved to Audible

Williamstown Theatre Festival performances moved to Audible
Lily Goldberg April 8, 2020

In a statement issued yesterday, Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) announced the cancellation of all live performances for the 2020 summer season. The seven plays set to perform this year at WTF —...

Connors Brothers Moving: The Story Behind the Storage

Connors Brothers Moving: The Story Behind the Storage
Lily Goldberg April 1, 2020

Jarrett Bayliss, the owner of Connors Brothers, stands in the same place in his office as a young adult (left) and in February of this year (right).(Photos courtesy of Jarrett Bayliss.) Jarrett Bayliss...

Our Time: A production that refuses to grapple with identity

Our Time: A production that refuses to grapple with identity
Lily Goldberg March 11, 2020

Our Time dramatizes College’s past without conversation on identity, but shines in specific moments. (Photo courtesy of Brad Wakoff.) Stephen Sondheim is gay and Jewish.  You could likely...

Local artisans pop up on Spring St. at Art + Flea

Local artisans pop up on Spring St. at Art + Flea
Lily Goldberg December 6, 2019

Art + Flea, a pop-up shop at 72 Spring St., features the work of local artisans through Tuesday, Dec. 10. LILY GOLDBERG/THE WILLIAMS RECORD I entered 72 Spring Street for the first time ever from the...

Melt-ing hearts: Melt returns with single ‘Stupid in Love’

Melt-ing hearts: Melt returns with single ‘Stupid in Love’
Lily Goldberg November 20, 2019

Josh Greenzeig ’20 hits a snare for Melt, which completed a run of shows last weekend. Melt’s single, “Stupid in Love,” is its first since 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF MELT THE BAND When most students...

Songwriters Night finds new home at The Log

Lily Goldberg November 13, 2019

Most students visit The Log for Thursday-night trivia and cavity-inducing cinnamon knots, not close harmony and Irish fiddle. The Williamstown Folk Club is here to change that. Starting tonight at 7 p.m.,...

“Box Office Hours”: ‘The Queen’ with Julie Cassiday

“Box Office Hours”: ‘The Queen’ with Julie Cassiday
Lily Goldberg November 6, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF GROVE PRESS/PHOTOFEST Miss Manhattan (Crystal LaBeija), left, and Miss Fire Island, right, compete in the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant in Frank Simon's The Queen. On...

New campus theatre company to present ‘The Bachelor LIVE!’

Lily Goldberg October 9, 2019

Move over Dylan Barbour ’16 — there’s a new Williams bachelor in town, and he’s ready to become your one-in-five. Tomorrow evening at 9 p.m., nearly a dozen women will compete for the affection...

Meet Me at the Clark brings humanity to the gallery

Meet Me at the Clark brings humanity to the gallery
Lily Goldberg October 2, 2019

Kathleen, a volunteer docent, leads a lively discussion on Renoir’s “Bay of Naples, Evening,” during the Meet Me at the Clark program. (Lily Goldberg/The Williams Record) In elementary school,...

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