Voigt and McCreary to Present Work

By Middlebury Campus

March 5, 2002


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Author: Kate DeForest This week the College will be hosting readings for two notable authors: Ellen Bryant Voight, today, March 6 and Lew McCreary, on Thursday. McCreary's reading will be preceded by a screening of the film "Minus Man," based upon McCreary's novel of the same title, and willshown tonight. Vo...

Lyon Photos Chronicle Civil Rights Protest

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Yvonne Chen Now on display at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, Danny Lyon's photographs document the telling times as well as the human struggle that lie hidden beneath the politics of racial oppression. The exhibition consists of nine images from the photographer's Southern Civil Right...

'Julius Caesar' Adapted for Modern Audience

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Laura Rockefeller During last weekend's Winter Carnival festivities, a show playing in the Hepburn Zoo served as a subtle reminder of the turmoil that continues in the world outside of Middlebury College.The 20-minute dance piece "IVLIVS," directed by Nick Vail '02, adapted from and inspired by Sh...

Carnival's Cultural Gala Flashes of African Lore

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Abbie Beane Last week's Winter Carnival kickoff event brimmed with fairy tales, juicy cuts of meat, tall cakes, African lore and fiery dancing.As a prelude to the various festivities of the Cultural Arts Gala, held in the Center for the Arts (CFA) on Feb. 21, many Middlebury College students, facul...

'Frog Run' Reminds Us Not to Rush

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Jen Marlow Stewart Professor of English and Environmental Studies John Elder's book "The Frog Run: Words and Wildness in the Vermont Woods" is a memoir set in a wooded and storied landscape. Specifically, Elder's work is an autobiographical account of learning to sugar with his family in the Verm...

Weezer Reunites With Waiting Fans

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Andrew Zrike and Bryan McQuade Two years ago Weezer, the hugely successful California-based rock band of the early 1990s, had completely disappeared from the charts. The band had not released an album since their 1996 commercially disastrous album "Pinkerton," and following frontman Rivers C...

John Scofield Shifts to New Musical Style

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Kate DeForest John Scofield has been an innovator throughout his career. As one who has played with some of the best jazz performers of the last century, performers noted for their inventiveness and eclecticism, Scofield has deeply rooted musical references and a densely packed library of song fro...

Faculty Authors Honored at Annual Reception

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Kate Prouty Unable to find a literary quotation more appropriate for the occasion, Dean of the Faculty Robert Schine wittily welcomed those in attendance at the Faculty Authors Reception with Eccliastes's fateful promise: "Of making many books there is no end." Faculty authors who were presen...

ART IN THE BIG APPLE

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Elizabeth Logue As a classically trained ballet dancer, admittedly I've had a longstanding rivalry with the institution of figure skating. While I've never skated myself, I've spent my life defending ballerinas because they are, in my view, as much athletes as figure skaters. Both require sta...

Celebrated Pianist Frank Plays Concert Hall

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Kate DeForest Claude Frank is a man who deceives in appearance but exceeds expectations.At a performance last Friday night at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Frank walked onto the stage, a smallish man in a slightly wrinkled but elegant tuxedo. With neither a prelude nor a personal introductio...

Strangefolk Alum Genauer Plays Grille to Audience Delight

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Kate DeForest On Friday night singer/songwriter Reid Genauer played to a large and attentive crowd at The Grille. Backed by his touring band, Reid entertained those lucky enough to be in attendance with his distinctive brand of folk-based songs. The night was particularly special because the ban...

Dance Festival Spotlights College Choreography

By Middlebury Campus

February 19, 2002


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Author: Kate Prouty When a friend congratulates and compliments you after a performance, it is difficult to tell whether he is truly impressed and being sincere or just being your friend. This is the perpetual downfall of always performing in your own safe academic setting.Middlebury College dancers Sean Ho...

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