Arts

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Kane ’03 Connects Fashion to History

Matt Kane ’03 has a unique sense of style. In the sea of trends on campus, his clothing and designs stand out as artistic personal statements reflecting current and historical inspirations. Recently, Kane has completed an Abbot Scholars project in which he designed his own clothing line, incorporating the trends and innovations of decades past….

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Gospelfest Gathers Five Choirs in Song

This past Saturday, five different gospel choirs, including Phillips Academy’s own, filled Cochran Chapel with song and praise. This gathering of singers from the surrounding areas was Gospel Fest, a concert to benefit the Sojourner Truth Scholarship Fund. Named for the revolutionary African American woman who traveled around the United States as an abolitionist and…

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You’ll Be a Good Musical, Charlie Brown

The Steinbach Theater was littered with brightly colored flat scenery, child-like clothing, and several security blankets. It was ready for the cast and crew of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown to come and do their magic. Several of the more prominent members of the Phillips Academy Theater Department filed in for rehearsal, followed by…

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Braddigan Begins Again

Last weekend’s busy 225th Anniversary celebration was jam-packed with events, and despite the hubbub surrounding the arrival of former U.S. President George Bush ’42 on campus, the real anticipation of Saturday night for the student body was the AIDS benefit concert featuring Braddigan, a band starring guitarist-vocalist Brad Corrigan, formerly of the popular band Dispatch….

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Oedi Brings Spring Spirit to the Steps of the Addison

Enjoying the warm weather this past Sunday, students lounged on the grass, and the theater workshop Oedi graced the steps of the Addison as frisbees flew across the adjacent Great Lawn. A 30-minute farce of Sophocles’ tragedy Oedipus Rex, this hilariously scripted show, adorned with its variety of sarcastic quips and sharp humor, was a…

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