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Exploring Portland: Concerts and More

Exploring Portland: Concerts and More

Given that Colby is situated in a rural  setting, many students feel that there is not much to do on the weekends besides sports games, homework, and a classic Saturday night in the senior apartments. However, just an hour and 15 minutes away lies the coastal city of Portland. “Not enough students take advantage of Portland. There’s so much to […]

by Charlotte Marratta· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
2017 Roberts Road lineup revealed in video

2017 Roberts Road lineup revealed in video

Last week, the Student Programming Board, SPB, released the long-awaited lineup for the annual Roberts Road spring festival in a video made by Palmer Taylor ’17, Riley Meidell ’18 and David Martin ’19. The artists performing next week at the festival are D.R.A.M. feat. Daff, with special guests Kap Slap and Jimi Tents. The video featured an old-school boombox and […]

Colby Museum of Art from outside perspective

Music and philosophy blend in concert and panel event

Last Thursday evening, the Colby Museum of Art hosted a performance and panel discussion on the music of contemporary avant-garde composer Morton Feldman. This event presented a unique alternative to the usual concert format by focusing on the implications of philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy’s work for listening to Feldman’s music. Part of the Music in the Museum series co-hosted by the […]

by Jacqueline Betz· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Under new conductor, Colby Symphony takes audience on tour through Romanticism

Under new conductor, Colby Symphony takes audience on tour through Romanticism

This past Saturday night, Colby Symphony Orchestra (CSO) had their first performance of the year in Lorimer Chapel. While the beginning of the season is always a bit of a reintroduction to the orchestra as it adjusts to seasoned members graduating and new members joining, this was also the community’s first opportunity to see the new conductor, Jinwook Park. Enthusiastic […]

by Jacqueline Betz· · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Aluna Francis of English electric music duo AlunaGeorge performs in Page Commons as part of SPB’s Fall Concert.

Emerging talent AlunaGeorge draws crowds at Fall Concert

This past Saturday, October 24, the Student Programming Board (SPB) invited English electronic music duo AlunaGeorge to come to campus as the headlining performer for the annual Fall Concert. Held in Page Commons, the concert saw a number of Colby students and members of the public alike, adjust their normal Saturday night plans to attend the show. While there, audience […]