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6 Underground: Movie Review

6 Underground: Movie Review

After acting in two action movies as a part of the Deadpool series, Ryan Reynolds tried his luck at his own action movie. Directed by Micheal Bay, Reynolds assumes the role of a young tech billionaire who faked his own death in 6 Underground. He assembles a team of skilled assassins, warriors, and military men to take on the most […]

Annual SHOUT week commences with art crawl

Annual SHOUT week commences with art crawl

Monday kicked off the Pugh Community Board’s annual SHOUT (Speaking, Hearing, Opening Up Together) week. The theme of SHOUT week this year is “Art as Politic“. According to the announcement on ColbyNow, “Art has the ability to connect, move, and empower people to imagine, see, and understand the world in different ways. In other words, art is transformational. Art as […]

Colby Chorale puts on “Back to the Garden” concert

Colby Chorale puts on “Back to the Garden” concert

The Colby College Chorale held a concert Saturday night, Feb. 29, commemorating Woodstock with a collection of songs incorporating themes that relate to the modern time.  The name of the concert, “Back to the Garden,” comes from a line in one of the last songs in the set, “Woodstock” by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. The songs covered a sampling […]

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The Shamrock Shake returns from a year-long hiatus

The Shamrock Shake returns from a year-long hiatus

March is upon us, which means that the Shamrock Shake, the green, mint-flavored milkshake served at McDonald’s restaurants for a limited time in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, has returned from its 11-month-long hiatus. The Echo spoke to Nick, a staff member at the McDonald’s on Main Street, about what the shake’s return means of McDonald’s staff. “We all love […]

The Colby Museum of Art’s director leaves after 13 years

The Colby Museum of Art’s director leaves after 13 years

Last Wednesday, President Greene announced that Sharon Corwin, Director and Chief Curator of the Colby College Museum of Art, will be leaving the College on June 1 to become CEO of the Chicago-based Terra Foundation for American Art. Corwin was first hired by the College in 2002 as Lunder Curator for American Art, and within four years, she had moved […]

The Colby Museum of Art’s newest edition: The Sea in a Jug

The Colby Museum of Art’s newest edition: The Sea in a Jug

Through a partnership with the Welch Collection and Harvard Art Museum, the Colby Museum of Art has put together its newest exhibition: The Sea in a Jug: The Welch Collection of Islamic and Later Indian Art. This exhibit marks an important link between the museum and the College’s curriculum. the exhibit’s faculty partner, Professor Marta Ameri, and students in her […]

African Music JanPlan puts on impressive show

African Music JanPlan puts on impressive show

The African Music JanPlan class put on its final performance in the Bixler Given Auditorium on the eve of Sunday, Feb. 16. The concert, which was free and open to the public, drew a crowd of dozens of students, faculty and staff, parents, and Watervillians, all of whom came to enjoy a night of traditional African drumming, song, and dance. […]

Student artist feature: Talking with Tyler Buckeridge

Student artist feature: Talking with Tyler Buckeridge

One of Colby’s greatest assets is its bottomless pool of talented students. Among these students is Tyler Buckeridge, a first-year musician. Buckeridge, a multi-instrumentalist, spoke about his early musical experiences at his Jesuit high school for crowds as large as 2,000. “I would never learn the chords for the church music. I didn’t care at first, so they’d never turn […]

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Patricia Miller: Preserving the Golden Age

Patricia Miller: Preserving the Golden Age

“You’ll never make it as an artist;  be a lawyer instead.”  So the TV cliché father figure would tell this to his son, hoping he’d pursue a more practical line of work. The reality is that there are many jobs that deal with art on a daily basis. Patricia Miller is a shining example. Miller was a fine art major […]

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The River Rail: Exploring the environment

The River Rail: Exploring the environment

While climate change is often represented by scientific models, the arts and humanities have the unique power to evoke emotional responses and articulate imagined futures. The River Rail: Occupy Colby, a special edition of world-renowned art magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, features work centered on human engagement with environmental issues. As a collaboration between the Colby College Museum of Art, the […]