The opening scene of the film The Land Between features hundreds of dark and shadowed figures moving through the illuminated lights of lampposts and helicopters rising from three erect barricades.
The evening of Saturday, Sept. 23 was a momentous occasion for the College as the 18 member self-conducted orchestra A Far Cry opened the onStage series in Palmer Auditorium. The concert opened with Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 played by a smaller complement of the orchestra, reflecting Bach’s original scoring.
Then. Mother’s lips meet gravel blackened knees and bug stung toes, while mice host tea parties in Father’s beard. Dandelion lovers taunt Mother.
After attending a delightful onStage performance by the orchestra A Far Cry featuring Simone Dinnerstein on piano at Palmer Auditorium, I headed over to the Barn for my second campus concert of the evening. Having arrived late, my friends and I stood on the growing line in the cold, desperately waiting for the students guarding the entrance to announce there was room for “three” rather just the lonely “one.”
The first work you’ll see as you enter “American Perspectives,” an exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, is an incredible Thomas Cole painting, Mount Etna from Taormina, Sicily (1844).
As exemplified by its no. 24 spot on top podcast charts, Shit Town, hosted by NPR’s Brian Reed, was one of the most popular podcasts of the past summer. I first heard significant buzz about it from family members, and as the summer progressed, I started hearing more and more from friends and coworkers.
Students and community members were invited to a private reception in the Cummings Art Center this past Wednesday for refreshments and a chance to meet Yaa Gyasi, the author of the award winning debut novel, Homegoing.
Wig & Candle, Connecticut College’s student-run theater community, began its Fall 2017 season on Saturday, Sep. 9, with the traditional opening of Plays in a Day, an event that presents plays written, rehearsed and produced within 24 hours.
Gallery 226, a small, white-walled room off to the right from the Cummings lobby, has a lot going on. In it is Greg Bowerman’s show, “Living While Sleeping.”