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Student creators of original musical discuss creative process and Janplan production

Student creators of original musical discuss creative process and Janplan production

In the summer of 2015, Katie Monteleone `18 had an idea: she wanted to write a musical about a girl who owned a lemonade stand. Nearly 18 months later, Monteleone’s idea has taken shape and snowballed into something much, much larger than she initially imagined. The original musical, Lost With You, is the culmination of collaborations between professors, students, and […]

In interview, The Rooks prepare to spread NESCAC love this Friday in Lopo

In interview, The Rooks prepare to spread NESCAC love this Friday in Lopo

This Friday night at 9:00 P.M., The Rooks, a New York based “indie-soul and R&B band” will take the stage in The Bobby Silberman Lounge as part of the Friday Night Live concert initiative by SPB. The Echo spoke with vocalist Garth Taylor to discuss the band’s start, mission, and upcoming projects. Responding kindly to technical problems at the beginning […]

An introduction to ‘The Master Builder’

An introduction to ‘The Master Builder’

Looking for an arts-themed evening activity? This weekend, the Theater & Dance Department is showing Henrik Ibsen’s play The Master Builder, a complex and thought-provoking drama. This late nineteenth-century work is a landmark work, telling the story of a middle-aged builder struggling to navigate love, loss, and the passing of time. The Echo sat down with the director, Professor of […]

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Meet the Club: Colby Music Initiative

Meet the Club: Colby Music Initiative

Curious about new musical goings-on on campus? Want to get involved with student-run bands and collaborative musical events? The Echo spoke with Sam Arthur ’17, the current president of the club. Arthur mentioned Foss Music Night, which will take place on Thursday, October 27, and other initiatives the club is currently involved in. Echo: What is Colby Music Incubator (CMI)? […]

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Alexis Atkinson ’15 Provides Audience With Telescopic Look at “Constellations” of Her Life

Alexis Atkinson ’15 Provides Audience With Telescopic Look at “Constellations” of Her Life

Last weekend, Colby’s Strider Theater hosted the original play “Constellations” as a part of Homecoming festivities. Written, directed, and performed by Alexis Atkinson ’15 as part of a Theater and Dance Department program during her senior year, “Constellations” tells the story of her life through the sequences in a dream garden. After taking it to a residency in a New […]

Exclusive with The Novel Ideas

Exclusive with The Novel Ideas

This Friday night Colby will host the Massachusetts-based band The Novel Ideas. The group has played at Colby in the past, as part of the Friday Night Live concert series organized by SPB and during the Spring Loudness Festival in 2015. Self-identifying as a country-folk quintet, The Novel Ideas favor smooth and flowing melodies with gorgeous harmonies and jaunting (and […]

Interview with Improv

Interview with Improv

Last Thursday, Colby Improv kicked off their semester with a short-form show in the Bobby Silberman Lounge (LoPo). Their short-form shows include a series of games in quick succession that feature three or four members of the 11 person team. The performers took suggestions to create improvised scenes. These included scenes which only allowed the phrases “how many is there?” […]

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Senior artist profile: Sitting down with Emma Rosenfield ’16

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. Over the course of the next several months, the Echo will feature interviews with the senior artists, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations […]

Senior artist profile: Sitting down with Hannah Macquarrie ’16

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. Over the course of the next several months, the Echo will feature profiles of the senior artists, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations […]

The psychology of Art: Sitting down with Katie Southworth ’16

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. Over the course of the next several months, the Echo will feature profiles of the senior artists, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations […]