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Saints and Spoiled Children

Two flavors for the price of one – or better yet, free – the Monday night dual theatre classroom performance of Robert Mauro’s Joan, directed by Hannah Seldin ’07, and Pete Williams’s Child Wonder, directed by Olivia Mascheroni ’06, provided a refreshing double-scoop of entertainment to cap off the long weekend. Leading off the night…

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Music Gimmicks, Girls and Rocking

Blakk Spyder is a fiery ball of awesomeness—with eight blakk legs. At least that was the general feeling in the Ryley Room last Friday night. The campus 80’s band’s show was a wailing, shredding, saturnalia straight from the hearts of Deadly McBeethoven (frontman Martin Quiñones ’04,) William Chops Shredinski (lead guitarist Scout Kingery ’04,) Wagner…

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Hamlet Shows Strength of Department’s Technical Abilities

The crew of winter term’s eagerly awaited Theatre 520, Hamlet, is working diligently behind the scenes to make this a production to remember. Bruce Bacon, chair of the Theatre Department, with the help of students, designed and built the set of Hamlet out of wood and paint. He collaborated with the directors, Jean St. Pierre…

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Cunliffe: Crowd Pleaser

“Now I’m going to take some requests,” said jazz pianist Bill Cunliffe ’74 about halfway into his performance last Saturday; “one jazz piece, one classical piece, and one pop piece.” The audience began to shout out favorites but Cunliffe humorously narrowed the candidates down to a desired three: “Misty” for jazz, “Hungarian Rhapsody” for classical,…

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Movies by Matt: The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ If one were to measure the quality of a movie solely by the passion with which it was made, Mel Gibson’s labor of love “The Passion of the Christ”, out in theaters now, would be one of the finest films in existence. However, passion does not always equal greatness. Filmed…

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