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Senior presented original, genre-challenging pop opera

Emily Anderson Contributing Writer This past Sunday, April 8, Gault Recital Hall saw the premiere of music composition major William Barnett ’18’s pop opera, “Cupid & Psyche.” The titular roles were played by Omar Tolentino ’21, who already has the vocal prowess of a learned professional, and Cece Underwood ’18, who is not only an […]

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Rosamond S. King performed nuanced, moving poetry and song

Eleanor Linafelt A&E Editor Rosamond S. King, a poet, critical writer and artist shared a powerful blend of poetry and song in her performance “Resident Alien” in Shoolroy Theatre on Wednesday, April 5. In a distinctive performance style which she calls “Verse Cabaret,” King interspersed poems from her book “Rock | Salt | Stone” and […]

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“Aliminal” by TYGKO

Awe, appreciation and anticipation. I am in awe of the sounds that reverberated from the speakers at Troyer House. I am appreciative for the opportunity to be one of the first to hear the album. I am anticipating what The Young God K.O. (TYGKO) has to offer next. “Aliminal” by TYGKO also known as Kevante […]

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Student rapper MoonManFlo releases new EP “High Chair”

Robert Dinkins Viewpoints Editor Derrick Florence ’18, better known as MoonManFlo, released his anticipated EP, “High Chair,” on Feb. 4 of this year. After creating music for roughly a decade, including releasing his first song on MySpace, MoonManFlo is ready to approach an even wider audience with his sound. Encompassing only six tracks over 16 […]

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Artful Dodge presents spoken word poet Nate Marshall

Channler Twyman Contributing Writer “praise the dive into the gut of a friend; the dousing / of my hand in his ribs. praise the softness of skin, / the way it always gives.” In his poem, “praise” spoken word poet Nate Marshall shows appreciation for all the things in his life that have helped shape […]

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Mount Eerie

Insular and misanthropic though they may be, most depressing albums are ear comfortfood. They’re ultimately trying to entertain you just as much as they’re trying to make you cry. Mount Eerie’s “Now Only,” though, isn’t one of these albums. Phil Elverum, the sole mastermind behind the project, takes you on an anguishing 40-plus minute journey […]

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