Art + Flea, a pop-up shop at 72 Spring St., features the work of local artisans through Tuesday, Dec. 10.
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.
Franny Choi, who will teach courses at the College in the spring, negotiates her intersecting identities and past activism through teaching and writing. ETHAN DINÇER/THE WILLIAMS RECORD
Franny Choi does it all — a poet, performer, essayist and former community organizer, she is currently a Gaius Charles Bolin, class of 1889, Fellow in English at the College.
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.
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 Saturday evening, in anticipation of my invitation to the First Chance senior dance, I showered, shampooed and conditioned my hair, blow-dried my hair, applied anti-perspirant, covered a zit on my chin with “It Cosmetics Medium Tan Color Correcting Cream” (advertised on the tube as “Your Skin, But Better™”), squeezed my bust into a dress I’d bought from Goodwill the weekend prior, adjusted my bust so that less cleavage showed, readjusted my bust so that more cleavage showed, swooped eyeliner across my lids, fluffed my lashes with mascara, readjusted my bust so that less cleavage showed again, put in earrings, glossed my lips, shadowed my eyes, strapped myself into a pair of four-inch red velvet heels and tottered out of my dorm room into the November chill.
Femininity, if you want to “get it right,” is work.
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 of one man in The Bachelor LIVE!, an experiment in live reality television on our very own campus.
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, my mother bought me a picture book about a boy who grows frustrated after visiting a museum and hearing multiple patrons refer to a visitor called “Art.” Eventually, the boy realizes that “art” is not a fellow human, but a concept —“art” is all around him.
Ronna Tulgan Ostheimer has her own definition: “Art is the expression or reflection of human experience, imagination and values.
IMAGES COURTESY OF MASS MOCA. Cauleen Smith’s “BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989 – 2019” features 30 new drawings of books that inspire the artist’s practice.
HiLo takes its name from a supplier for Quinn’s Paint and Wallpaper Stores, the original business at 55 Union St. in North Adams. Photo Courtesy of Brian Miksic.
PHOTO COURTESY OF JOSEPH J. O’MALLEY/ WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL. The cast of Summer’s Soldier gathers for an early rehearsal.