Archive for Arts/Culture

Charlie and Friends are Back At It Again: Peanuts Movie Review

Warning: This review contains spoilers.  On Feb. 13, 2000, the Peanuts gang officially stopped airing on television after running for almost 50 years. However, there were reruns, especially during the holidays with the classic Charlie Brown [...]

The Red Velvet Cake War: Review

On the weekend of Halloween, the Department of Theatre introduced The Red Velvet Cake War. Consisting of comedy and drama, this play kept the audience’s’ attention riveted as each comedic act was met by laughter. The [...]

Musical Performance Paints a Thousand Words in Goodrich Chapel

Last Sunday, Tess Miller performed a faculty recital on flute and piccolo entitled “Word Play: Music Inspired by Words, Words Inspired by Music.” The program featured music selections that were inspired by quotes, poems and stories. [...]

Show Review: Lysistrata

Synopsis The Greek men have been off at war for who knows how long, and the women are sick of it. Lysistrata rallies the women to protest the war. How do they protest? By withholding sex [...]

Review: “I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt”

Earl Sweatshirt’s website wordlessly directs you to an inverted color video for the track “Grief”. It starts out with the flame of Earl’s blunt gleaming like a bright star in a dark sky. Similarly, Earl has shined [...]

Review: Student-written Workshops

Every year, Albion College theatre students get the opportunity to write and direct their own short plays. This allows them to express themselves as actors and writers as well as experiment with directing style. They also [...]

The Pleiad picks the Oscar winners

The 87th annual Academy Awards are fast approaching—they air this Sunday, Feb. 22nd. The nominations have been causing quite a stir in the media since their announcement. Many people claim the nominations are “whitewashed,” and lack [...]

Q&A: Artist-in-residence creates collages out of leaves and paint

The Albion College art department invited Katie St. Clair, a fine arts graduate student from the University of Michigan, to complete an artist in residency program at the Bobbitt Art Center during the Fall 2014 semester. St. [...]

Review: Thread of the Warp

Thread of the Warp is a 90 minute play written by Sean Michael Welch. He came to Albion to teach a workshop class as well as see the production unfold for the very first time. Directed and set design [...]

Review: Urinetown

In a world where water is short, something’s got to give. In this town, plumbing is what gives. No one is allowed their own toilet, nor are they permitted to pee where they please. Public privies [...]