Eight years ago, a voice recorder, GarageBand, and Merill Garbus’ feminist pop punk genius were the bare bones necessities used to make tUnE-yArDs’ debut album, “BiRd-BrAiNs.” The Guardian claimed, in its five star review, that “BiRd-BrAiNs” was “the find of the year.”
Ever since I saw the first trailer, Thor Ragnarok caused an emotional stir within me. The varieties in color and the serious change in tone made me question whether Marvel was trying something new with one of their less-successful heroes, or simply trying to replicate the success of the Guardians of The Galaxy movies.
Selected Scenes from In the Spotlight, an Original Student Play by Lindsey Ruzza’18.
I love corny Mystery novels. From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to Dexter, Jo Nesbo to Nancy Drew (yeah, you read that right) pretty much any text with a crime, a series of plot twists, and an arrogant know-it-all protagonist will have me turning pages faster than Trump goes through Cabinet members, or a bag of McNuggets.
“Take a picture, it’ll last longer” is a recognizable American saying, and it has some truth behind it. By the museums dedicated to art and photography depicting historical scenes, it’s clear that illustrations have lasting impacts, but are their legacies true to the stories they tell or do they have greater purposes than accuracy?
Perhaps the overall confusing and zany nature of the Theater Department’s production of bobrauschenbergamerica can be summarized through one statement: Katie Soricelli ’18 probably stole the show playing a chicken (and later pizza delivery boy).
Saturday, Nov. 11 marked a bi-annual tradition at Conn: a casual concert in the Arboretum, aptly named Arbofest.
A couple of friends convinced me to watch the Stranger Things pilot with them a little over a year ago.
This last Friday and Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Historical Poetics Symposium, hosted here on campus in the Chu Room.
It has been 35 years since the release of the original Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford.