Arts & Entertainment

Art installation promotes dialogue on gun violence

On Sept. 9, Amnesty International lined 250 empty chairs across Miller Lawn to symbolize the number of seats left empty for the start of the school year due to gun violence. Each chair held the name of a student killed within a one-year period after the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Outside the Pugh center, another ten chairs […]

by Katherine Kyrios· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Linklater’s Boyhood portrays adolescence in real-time

Boyhood, a documentary-styled film directed by Richard Linklater, follows the life of Mason Evans Jr. (Ellar Coltrane) from the age of six to his freshman year of college. What sets Boyhood apart from the numerous and often mundane coming of age films is that it was shot using the same actors over the course of twelve years, allowing the actors […]

by Nicholas D'Agostino· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

Powder & Wig starts season with Kiss Me Kate

With the start of the new school year comes Powder and Wig’s annual One Week musical. For this fall, the board chose to put on Kiss Me Kate, a witty comedy following two ill-tempered lovers and their chaotic lives in show business. Director and choreographer Emilie Jensen (‘15) emphasizes the value of the One Week, explaining how “it’s a really […]

by Sarah Boland· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment