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Isaac Wilkins ’22 (center right) and the cast of Fun Home perform the opening number, “It All Comes Back.” (Photo courtesy of Joe Fox.)

Fun Home celebrates discovering identities in a college setting

Kathryn Cloonan May 11, 2022
Fun Home, a Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name, will be performed in the ’62 Center’s Directing Studio from May 12 to May 14.
A24’s documentary Cow tells the life story of a mother cow named Luma. (Photo courtesy of Images Cinema.)

Fresh Fest’s ‘Cow’ presents a tragic bovine heroine

Katya Ulyanov and Caroline Morrissey May 11, 2022
As springtime arrives and the temperature begins to spike, Images Cinema’s annual Fresh Fest is in full swing. The festival features an array of eye-opening documentaries and non-fiction dramas showcasing stories of human-environment interaction with messages about how farming and food production impact culture.

Escape into the Regency era of Bridgerton

Kathryn Cloonan May 11, 2022
Anthony Bridgerton’s words in Season two of Netflix’s Bridgerton, a period drama based on Juila Quinn’s book series, still ring in the hearts of escapist romantics. The new season was released on March 25 and centers around Anthony’s pursuit of a wife, specifically his transition from being rigidly focused on a practical marriage to being consumed by his feelings for the untouchable Kate Sharma. 
The cast of the theatre department’s Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea rehearses for their upcoming show. (Photo courtesy of Nicolle Mac Williams ’22.)

Theatre department presents Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea

Kathryn Cloonan May 4, 2022
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea premieres on May 5 and runs until May 8 in the ’62 Center.
Hamilton’s Wacissa and Alligator Creature in Remixing the Hall exhibition. (Photo courtesy of Williams College Museum of Art.)

WCMA displays purchased artworks requested by students in ‘Acquiring Art for the WCMA’ course

Yuchan Kim May 4, 2022
After writing a 20-page acquisition proposal, delivering a presentation to WCMA staff, and visiting galleries in New York to negotiate prices for the work, I was beyond excited when I learned that the two pieces my classmates and I persuaded the College Museum to purchase were installed in the upstairs galleries. 
College to host Jazz Fest

College to host Jazz Fest

Genevieve Randazzo May 4, 2022
Jazz Fest, a triumphant outdoor celebration of jazz, will be hosted by the College for the first time.
The current display of 21 prints at Corridor ’62. (Yuchan Kim/Williams Record)

Corridor ’62 Gallery opens on campus

Yuchan Kim April 27, 2022
Corridor ’62 Gallery, intends to use the ’62 Center’s corridor to introduce the College and Town community to the work of artists from underrepresented backgrounds.
Images is screening The Northman until May 5th. (Ava Burr/Williams Record)

Images in Review: Surrender to the new viking drama, The Northman

Tharini Prakash April 27, 2022

Robert Eggers’ newest film based on Norse folklore is sure to satisfy fans of Viking dramas, cinematic gore, and Nicole Kidman. A revenge tale of enormous scale, The Northman packs its two-hour runtime...

Biophilia, a play of short vignettes and monologues, was performed by Cap & Bells on April 15 through April 17. (Photo courtesy of Casey Monteiro.)

Cap & Bells’ Biophilia

Alexa Cohen April 27, 2022

When Ryan Crants ’24 reached out to Vassar first-year and playwright Ella Talerico, Crants’ former high school classmate, to see if she had material for a Cap & Bells production, he was in...

Olivia Graceffa ’22 performed in a production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music.

The Artist Otherwise Known As: Olivia Graceffa ’22

Kathryn Cloonan April 27, 2022

Before deciding to combine her scientific and artistic sides, Olivia Graceffa ’22 had to choose between pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre at Boston Conservatory or coming to the...

Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

John Aste April 20, 2022
Every once in a while, a movie comes along that is so radically new and original you leave the theater with a changed perception of what movies can be, what they can do, and where they are going.
One of the artworks by Napack displayed in LARAC: Collage on Dollhouse titled The Strange Case.

Lower Adirondack Regional Art Council displays College students’ original artworks

Isabelle Sanderson April 20, 2022
The Lower Adirondack Regional Art Council (LARAC) gallery in Glens Falls, N.Y typically fills its two rooms with the artwork of established local artists. This past month, the gallery was instead filled with the work of student artists, including Lilia Robinowitz ’22 and Ella Napack ’23, who both study art at the College. 
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