Arts & Entertainment

Visting Prof. Peterson directs The Servant of Two Masters

April 16 will mark the opening night for the upcoming performance of Carlo Goldini’s The Servant of Two Masters. The play focuses on the cunning servant Truffaldino who attempts to play the other characters off one another as each tries to navigate his or her particular set of troubles. The performance is being directed by a visiting professor, Faculty Fellow […]

Senior artist profile series: Lindsay Freter ’15

Each year in May, The Colby Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7th, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations […]

by Wilder Davies· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Reflecting on the path of an art major at Colby

Every student majoring in an art at Colby will experience a similar trajectory. Whether it’s painting, photography, theater, dance, cinema, music, writing, or any other artistic skill, our classes follow the same path: first we learn the art through others, then we make it ourselves, then we question everything. The first part takes place throughout the first 18 years of […]

by Megan Lasher· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Anonymous artist populates campus with strange clay figures

For those who have been on campus this semester, you may have noticed a number of roughly half-inch-tall colored clay figurines hidden in odd places. Some might be found on a bookshelf, others on top of a picture frame, and some even dangling from doorways. These are the mysterious works of an artistic vigilante of sorts; like a crochet bomber […]

New bill proposed to stimulate Maine film industry

On Monday, Representative John Joseph Picchiotti (R-Fairfield) presented a bill (LD 1004) to the state Legislation’s Tax Committee designed to bolster the film industry in Maine. With the support of some local filmmakers and the Maine Film Office, Picchiotti discussed potential amendments to state tax incentives that financially prohibit many large-scale productions from shooting in the State of Maine. Currently, […]

Senior artist profile series: Marina Wells ’15

Each year in May, The Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and […]

by Wilder Davies· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Tax credit proposed to stimulate Maine film industry

On Monday, Representative John Joseph Picchiotti (R-Fairfield) presented a bill (LD 1004) to the state Legislation’s Tax Committee designed to bolster the film industry in Maine. With the support of some local filmmakers and the Maine Film Office, Picchiotti discussed potential amendments to state tax incentives that financially prohibit many large-scale productions from shooting in the State of Maine. Currently, […]

Reflecting on the path of an art major at Colby

Every student majoring in an art at Colby will experience a similar trajectory. Whether it’s painting, photography, theater, dance, cinema, music, writing, or any other artistic skill, our classes follow the same path: first we learn the art through others, then we make it ourselves, then we question everything. The first part takes place throughout the first 18 years of […]

by Megan Lasher· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Anonymous artist populates campus with strange clay figures

For those who have been on campus this semester, you may have noticed a number of roughly half-inch-tall colored clay figurines hidden in odd places. Some might be found on a bookshelf, others on top of a picture frame, and some even dangling from doorways. These are the mysterious works of an artistic vigilante of sorts; like a crochet bomber […]

Senior artist profile series: Marina Wells ’15

Each year in May, The Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and […]