Archive by category Arts

35 Students Participate in 5-hour Drawing Marathon

35 Students Participate in 5-hour Drawing Marathon

On Sunday, Oct. 5, a classroom on the third floor of Cummings was filled with 35 art students eagerly drawing away, taking part in an annual drawing marathon sponsored by Conn’s Art department. The marathon was mandatory for students from both sections of the introductory foundation art course “Concepts in Two Dimensions.” The students drew […]

Conn Alum Returns to Screen New Film Memphis

Written and directed by Tim Sutton; director of photography, Chris Dapkins; edited by Seth Bomse; music by Willis Earl Beal; production design by Bart Mangrum; produced by John Baker; released by Kino Lorber. Running time: 1 hour 15 minutes. This film is not rated. Connecticut College alumn Tim Sutton ’92 returned to campus on Wednesday, […]

Wig and Candle Stages Rent for a Cause

Wig and Candle Stages Rent for a Cause

On Oct. 3, Connecticut College’s student run theater program Wig and Candle brought Jonathan Larson’s acclaimed play Rent to the stage in an ambitious and highly memorable benefit concert. The production, which packed all of Harkness Chapel within a matter of minutes, had just four weeks to prepare the rock-operetta show. Despite its limited rehearsal […]

Ears Open: Rock fan, Andrew Rich, dives head first into the world of album reviews. The catch: He has no idea who the band is.  No clue? No problem.

Ears Open: Rock fan, Andrew Rich, dives head first into the world of album reviews. The catch: He has no idea who the band is. No clue? No problem.

When I began thinking about writing this column, I realized that choosing to listen to a band that I had never heard of was going to be difficult. I like to consider myself a reasonably open-minded and diverse music fan. On the same iPod where there is Black Sabbath, Rush, Deep Purple, Metallica and AC/DC, […]

Conn Faculty Brings Community Action to the Stage

Conn Faculty Brings Community Action to the Stage

Professor Jeff Strabone can definitely be considered more than ordinary. Aside from teaching English, Strabone acts as both the chairman and a cofounder of the New Brooklyn Theater (NBT). The journey began for Strabone in 2012 when he first incorporated the company with Jonathan Solari. “One of my former students who is a theater prodigy […]