Creating a 'Kaleidoscope' Black Culture Celebrated

By Middlebury Campus

December 5, 2001

Author: Brittany Gill Saturday evening's Night of Black Culture was dynamic. It literally breathed life into its title, "Kaleidoscope: 'A Spectrum of Color.'" At 6 p.m. tin foil was removed from a row of fine fresh food for the soul from Taste of Dixie in Burlington. The crowd grew slowly, performers ...

Meaningful Motion, 'New Dances'

By Middlebury Campus

December 5, 2001

Author: Kate DeForest This year's fall presentation of student choreography, "New Dances," showed a strong trend toward conscientious and studied movement, "motion with meaning" as Amy Chavasse, resident artist in dance, so concisely put it. Composed of two to five dancers, the pieces represented the culmina...

International Show Runs Gamut

By Middlebury Campus

December 5, 2001

Author: Yvonne Chen Every year students walk into McCullough Social Space to watch the highly anticipated variety show by Middlebury College's International Student Organization (ISO). This year, McCullough Social Space was transformed into a starry wonderland with metallic star-shaped balloons and large s...

Silver Jews Gilt Lyrical Gems Soar 'Bright' on New Release

By Middlebury Campus

December 5, 2001

Author: Allison Quady Arts EDitor "Bright Flight," the Silver Jews' new album recently released on Chicago-based Drag City simmers with warm, ready to eat, poetic Americana. Singer/song write and frontman David Berman brings the album to melancholic life with his lyrics and a new emphasis on instrume...

Afro-Caribbean Show Addresses Issues of Diversity

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Yvonne Chen Staff Writer Last week at the McCullough Social Space, Middlebury's Pan Caribbean Student Organization and Umoja came together to put on an original student performed play. This variety show, with 13 acts consisting of everything from student written and produced plays to African ...

'State of the Art' Secured in Play

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Freeman Lee White Staff Writer To those of you who did not see this Hepburn Zoo production, you missed out. The story of the play starts almost 500 years after August 1945, when earth's inhabitants were forced by nuclear fallout to take their culture below ground. The plot shows how the int...

'Harry' Falls Short of Expectation

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Padma Govindan Staff Writer "Fantastic! I absolutely loved it. Definitely going for a second time." "I never wanted the movie to end. I was actually depressed at the end when the lights came up." "It was so good. I really liked it." No, these are not the "just came out of the theater" audience...

Environment, Elements Explored Through Dance

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Emily Price Staff Writer The worlds of science and dance fell into synchronicity on Thursday Nov. 15, when Andrea Olsen, professor of dance, presented the Environmental Science Colloquium Series lecture in the CFA dance studio. The Dance Company of Middlebury (DCM) preformed selections from their ...

Czech Pianist Moravec Stuns with Virtuoso Performance

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Sasha Gentling Audience members were left spellbound by the performance given by the great Czech pianist, Ivan Moravec, last Sunday in the CFA Concert Hall. For those who had seen Moravec's outstanding performance of all 24 Chopin Preludes at Middlebury in 1999, their presence at this recita...

Lucid Lyrics, Intricate Harmonies on the 'Verge'

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Becca Kaufman Staff Writer In November of 1998, Erin McKeown, Beth Amsel, Jess Klein and Rose Polenzani — four young, talented and eager musicians — found each other. They were, as they explained later, "voices on the verge"; that is, young performers ready to make it big on the folk sc...

Gospel Performance Brings World Class Talent to Chapel

By Middlebury Campus

November 28, 2001

Author: Allison Quady Arts Editor The Middlebury College Choir performance featured mezzo-soprano Janice Harrison-Aikens Thursday, Nov. 15 in Mead Chapel. Although most pews were a bit empty, those who were gathered witnessed an evening of passionate gospel rare in New England. The voice of Harrison...

Tibetan Cultural Symposium Promotes Exiled Art

By Middlebury Campus

November 14, 2001

Author: Allison Quady Arts Editor The Tibetan Festival Saturday afternoon in McCullough began with Louisa Conrad's '04, president of Students for a Free Tibet, introduction of Cathy Zaccone, the international issues liaison for Senators James Jeffords (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). Zaccone's speech on t...

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