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Fun for All at French Mutations Film Festival

By BELLE WEINER, Staff Writer If you wander across either Bryn Mawr or Haverford’s campus on a Friday night and hear voices echoing in French, don’t worry, you are not losing your mind. The colleges’ French departments are hosting weekly film screenings as part of the French Mutations Film Festival. The festival received funding from… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr

Review: Bryn Mawr Shakespeare Performance Troupe’s Twelfth Night, or What You Will

By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer From April 13-15, Bryn Mawr College’s Shakespeare Performance Troupe presented Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, or What You Will—with a few variations. In their adaptation, co-directors Elizabeth Yost, BMC ‘19 and Kristiana Marcopoulos, BMC ‘18 decided to rework an ending they found “troublesome”. In their rendition of the play, the couples… Keep Reading

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Wake Up, Haverford! Yoshi Nomura’s DEARBED Strives to Start Conversation

By EMMA ROGERS, Staff Writer DEARBED transforms the ordinary into the thought-provoking. The piece–a biographical art exhibit presented and performed in Founders’ Great Hall April 7 and 8–consisted of both an ongoing performance section as well as an interactive exhibition featuring stories from Tri-Co students. DEARBED is art in its most deliberate form: honest, unforgiving,… Keep Reading

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Be Our Guest: A Review of Disney’s New Beauty and the Beast

By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer On the evening of March 16, 2017, the long-awaited Disney live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast was released in theatres. The film has been highly anticipated for a variety of reasons. Many fans were curious regarding Disney’s decision to officially proclaim the character Le Fou as gay and their… Keep Reading

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“Resistance After Nature”: An Art Exhibit Exploring Climate Change

By DIANA POPE, Staff Writer On Friday, March 17, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford opened its latest exhibit, “Resistance After Nature”, which focuses on the cultural, environmental, and political effects of environmental degradation. The exhibit includes a mix of photographs, paintings, sculptures, videos, and maps that offer perspectives on both the cultural and scientific… Keep Reading

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Romantic Piano and Cello Concert Serenades Listeners

By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Michal Schmidt is not your run-of-the-mill professional cellist: she has studied music all over the world, and she has held a number of impressive posts as cellist. She also just happens to be an incredible pianist. In a “Music and Conversation” concert at Haverford College’s Marshall Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 12,… Keep Reading

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The Saving Power of Poetry: A Talk by Sparrow

By Rachel Hertzberg, Staff Writer In Haverford College’s Multicultural Center on Friday, Feb. 2, the poet Sparrow gave a talk entitled “Agility in the Age of Trump: Can Poetry Save Us?” As the room filled up, Sparrow played an improvisational piece on the piano, and students, faculty, and community members settled in for an entertaining… Keep Reading

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Review of Exhibiting Africa: Ways of Seeing, Knowing, and Showing

By Diana Pope, Staff Writer This February, anybody can gain a fresh perspective on the history of African Art by visiting the student-organized exhibit Exhibiting Africa: Ways of Seeing, Knowing, and Showing in Canaday Library. Students from the museum studies course, “The Politics and Poetics of Race” gathered an array of artifacts, sculptures, and photographs… Keep Reading

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